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NYT Public Editor: Tesla Review Shows Problems With Precision and Judgement

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In a blog post published Monday, New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan said the Times' February 8 review of the Tesla Model S was flawed by "not especially" good judgement and imprecise note-taking. The post, on the Public Editor's Journal, addressed the debate generated by reporter John Broder's negative...
NYT Public Editor: Tesla Review Shows Problems With Precision and Judgement
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Time Inc. relents, moves iOS magazines to Newsstand

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Time Inc. appears to have relented in its refusal to sell subscriptions via its iOS apps, from which Apple takes a 30 percent commission. The Sports Illustrated publisher had resisted the move, forcing people to subscribe to the print edition in order to receive it digitally, but an update...
Time Inc. relents, moves iOS magazines to Newsstand

Visual Effects Industry Does a Disappearing Act

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The Oscar for best visual effects on Sunday is widely expected to go to Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi,” which uses a digitally created tiger so realistic that it serves as the main character’s sole companion for most of a journey across the Pacific. But there may not be much...
Visual Effects Industry Does a Disappearing Act

New ExpenseCloud Mobile Apps Add Mileage Tracking, Detailed Receipt Info, And Line-Item Project Data

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Everyone hates filing expenses, but at least now there are a few companies out there building mobile apps designed to improve the overall experience. New mobile expense apps typically allow users to have corporate credit card purchases automatically entered into expense reports, while also letting them take photos of receipts...
New ExpenseCloud Mobile Apps Add Mileage Tracking, Detailed Receipt Info, And Line-Item Project Data

Digital downloads to debut on 3DS

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Nintendo players may soon be able to buy games for their 3DS handheld device digitally on the same day as they are released in stores....
Digital downloads to debut on 3DS
Eating Google Fiber: Cash-Strapped Non-Profit Bridges Digital Divide

Conferize aims to ‘reinvent conferences’, quietly exits stealth mode

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As one of the largest technology industry blogs in the world, the majority of our writing staff spends quite some time attending relevant conferences all over the globe in person (and of course we also organize our own). They still have value. There’s something about physically putting hundreds of people...
Conferize aims to ‘reinvent conferences’, quietly exits stealth mode

Crooks steal security firm's crypto key, use it to sign malware

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christinabean Hackers broke into the network of security firm Bit9 and used one of its cryptographic certificates to infect at least three of its customers with digitally signed malware, the company said on Friday afternoon. The compromise is striking because Bit9's "application whitelisting" approach allows virtually all digitally signed...
Crooks steal security firm's crypto key, use it to sign malware

Digital Diary: Does Technology Replace Memory or Augment It?

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Are we being more selective about the kinds of things we choose to capture digitally at concerts and other events? Maybe our reasons for recording are maturing, evolving past basic impulse....
Digital Diary: Does Technology Replace Memory or Augment It?

reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience

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While ebooks and digital music are becoming the dominant way of consuming books and songs, only a few digital retailers have become important players in this space. reKiosk is trying to bring to the web the buying experience that was lost along the way thanks to a service that promotes...
reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience

Tales Of Things gives real-life objects a digital memory

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Tales of Things is an intriguing project that allows any real-life object to be given a ‘digital memory’. Created through a collaboration between a number of UK universities, Tales of Things lets you to attach a QR code to any physical object and then associate online video, audio or text with...
Tales Of Things gives real-life objects a digital memory

Cut the Rope: 'Not all games can be free-to-play, which people forget'

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ZeptoLab boss on brand-building, animation expansion and how Om Nom reaches 60m monthly active playersCute characters, hundreds of millions of app downloads, a burgeoning merchandise business, and a digitally-distributed cartoon for kids. No, not Angry Birds...Cut the Rope is one of the other breakout games brands from the App Store...
Cut the Rope: 'Not all games can be free-to-play, which people forget'

Katniss vs. Harry: Hunger Games outsells Harry Potter on Amazon

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It’s happened. Something has outsold the Harry Potter series on Amazon. And that something is Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series. Heck, even Bill Gates liked it. Amazon announced today that the three-book Hunger Games series following hero Katniss Everdeen’s adventures of survival and derring-do have outsold the seven-book Potter series...
Katniss vs. Harry: Hunger Games outsells Harry Potter on Amazon

Nintendo’s answer to Xbox Live is finally confirmed: Nintendo Network

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Announced during an investor’s program, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has finally confirmed the Nintendo Network, stating that an online infrastructure is already in place for the upcoming service. The Nintendo Network will exist for both the Nintendo 3DS and the upcoming Wii U, and should become an interesting competitor since it functions for both...
Nintendo’s answer to Xbox Live is finally confirmed: Nintendo Network

Daniel Jacobson of Netflix on the API with an Audience

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Alexia Tsotsis, who writes for TechCrunch, had this advice on Twitter earlier today: "Good tech blogger rule of thumb: Avoid using 'API' in headlines when/if you can." Usually, I'm all thumbs myself, but I can't find this particular rule on them anywhere. I suppose I'm not a blogger after all....
Daniel Jacobson of Netflix on the API with an Audience

Can A Corporate Culture Be Built With Digital Tools?

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A whopping 20% of the world's workforce telecommutes: virtually traveling to work via robot or iPad; conversing on Yammer, HipChat, or 37Signals' Campfire; sharing over Box or Dropbox. But while the tangible benefits of conducting business digitally are manyfold, companies that are moving their employees online have largely ignored one...
Can A Corporate Culture Be Built With Digital Tools?
Half tablet, half laptop: Sony unveils its Windows 8 hybrid Ultrabook
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Inexpensive ebooks are nudging parents into reading digitally to their kids

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The following headline doesn’t quite pass the gut-check test, and isn’t precisely true, but is worth reading: “Half of Bedtime Stories Now Read on E-Books.” That is the title to a piece in SmartMoney, which notes a survey by The Reading Agency and Ipsos Mori, stating that just under 50%...
Inexpensive ebooks are nudging parents into reading digitally to their kids

30 best Android apps this week

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Real Boxing, MessageMe, The Great Brain Experiment, Artkive, Doro Experience, Spacecraft 3D, Romans and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets.The selection covers apps released for the first time in the last seven days, as opposed to updates to older...
30 best Android apps this week

Homeless hawk codes, not content, as charity mag goes online-only

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Stopping the presses today may not suit all publishers, especially those which rely on dead-tree money. But, after Newsweek’s digital-only announcement, other print users of different kinds are also now pulling back from paper at an increasing rate… Even homeless magazines Now even an edition of a social-enterprise magazine, designed...
Homeless hawk codes, not content, as charity mag goes online-only

Livrada Bridges the Gap Between Physical Books and the Digital World

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There appear to be three sides to the ebook market. There are people who have wholeheartedly embraced the digitalization of our books and who don’t touch paper books for weeks at a time. Then, there are people who don’t want to read books digitally, and who are just fine...
Livrada Bridges the Gap Between Physical Books and the Digital World
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Why Magazines Are Using Digital To Boost Prices, Not Bolster Innovation

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Well, this is disappointing. As magazines make the transition from print to pixels, some publishers are using the move as an opportunity to jack up their prices - in some cases, to more than they were charging for print editions. And that's for tablet versions that are too often crappy...
Why Magazines Are Using Digital To Boost Prices, Not Bolster Innovation

The Kive Company Raises $500K To Help Parents Save Their Kids' Art

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The Kive Company, the startup behind the mobile art app ArtKive, says it has raised $500,000 in seed funding. The ArtKive iPhone app allows you to take photos of your kids’ art, then tag it with their name, grade, date, and title.  You can share the art with other ArtKive...
The Kive Company Raises $500K To Help Parents Save Their Kids' Art

How to Get Into YouTube's Super-Exclusive Advertiser Event Tomorrow

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So this is partly a white whine and partly a humblebrag. But really, it’s a public service message for the people who plan on coming to YouTube’s big, standing-room only advertiser showcase tomorrow in New York City: Find a printer. Really! Because you’ll need to get to one between now...
How to Get Into YouTube's Super-Exclusive Advertiser Event Tomorrow

This week at Microsoft: Build, Windows 8.1, and a new plan for startups

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It was Build season in San Francisco, which meant that Microsoft was out in full force both digitally and in the flesh, talking up its future and down its competition. I usually compile a short roundup of sorts each Friday of Microsoft news from the preceding seven days. We’ll need...
This week at Microsoft: Build, Windows 8.1, and a new plan for startups

Judge Sides With Diller-Backed Streaming TV Startup Aereo Over Broadcasters On Injuction

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New York City-based Aereo got a big initial win in court today, as it will e able to continue operating while also fighting a lawsuit against some major broadcasters. According to Reuters, U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan denied an injunction sought by those broadcast networks, which would have shut Aereo...
Judge Sides With Diller-Backed Streaming TV Startup Aereo Over Broadcasters On Injuction
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