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LinkedIn Announces Acquisition Of News Aggregator Pulse For $90 Million

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Can InPulse find that gap in the market provided by the shuttering of Google Reader? LinkedIn has finalised its sale with Pulse, it announced yesterday. The social network for networkers paid $90 million for the news aggregator, around $10 million less than was originally thought. Deep Nishar, LinkedIn's SVP...
LinkedIn Announces Acquisition Of News Aggregator Pulse For $90 Million

Microsoft Gets Ready To Launch The Next XBox As Console Gaming Goes Down The Tubes

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SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry. But the small device faces...
Microsoft Gets Ready To Launch The Next XBox As Console Gaming Goes Down The Tubes
VentureBeat reflects on five years of the iPhone

VB Video Webinar: Is Singapore your launch pad to Asia?

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I just got back from Singapore, where I spent last week helping launch the inaugural DEMO Asia event. Through a series of energetic demonstrations, 76 companies, many of which were non-Asian, unveiled their innovative products to the Asian market. There’s so much momentum over there, and with Singapore leading Southeast Asia’s...
VB Video Webinar: Is Singapore your launch pad to Asia?

Facebook’s first-ever earnings call will take place next month

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Facebook will be joining the old guard next month with its first official earnings call, in which it will offer details on and explanations of its financial decisions over the past few months to investors and press. The call is set for July 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. Pacific...
Facebook’s first-ever earnings call will take place next month

Punk'd: Google denies ICOA acquisition after news outlets circulate fake press release

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Nothing like coming back from Thanksgiving break to report a $400 million Google acquisition and later find out that the original press release was a hoax. That’s what happened Monday morning to several news outlets that relayed a PRweb press release reporting Google’s apparent $400 million acquisition of wireless broadband provider...
Punk'd: Google denies ICOA acquisition after news outlets circulate fake press release
News Corp's iPad-Only Newspaper The Daily Shutting Down, Brand And Some Staff Folded Into New York Post

Murdoch Finally Puts Money Where Mouth Is -- Blocks Google From Indexing London Times Articles! (NWS)

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Rupert Murdoch appears to be finally putting his money where his mouth is with respect to Google News. When Rupert Murdoch's Times of London and Sunday Times switch to paid web sites sometime in the next month, only their homepages, not individual articles, will appear in search engines, reports paidContent's...
Murdoch Finally Puts Money Where Mouth Is -- Blocks Google From Indexing London Times Articles! (NWS)

Op-ed: Where Free Press got it wrong on the new broadband "tax"

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Joan Engebretson is a journalist who has been reporting on the telecom industry for almost 20 years. She is currently executive editor of Telecompetitor, where this piece originally appeared. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent those of Ars Technica.I don’t always agree with the Free Press, but even...
Op-ed: Where Free Press got it wrong on the new broadband "tax"

An attack on WikiLeaks is an implicit attack on media

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You don’t have to embrace Julian Assange as a kindred spirit to believe that what he did in publishing those cables falls under the protection of the First Amendment. –Former NYT executive editor Bill Keller, in an email to GigaOm’s Mathew Ingram in response to a post by Ingram entitled...
An attack on WikiLeaks is an implicit attack on media
The real reason Marissa Mayer left Google: She had to

Home Decor Flash Site One Kings Lane Expands Editorial Content

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In the hopes that users will be drawn in by the video on how to make a bed perfectly, then stick around for the deals on Scandia pillows, home decor flash sale site One Kings Lane is beefing up its editorial content with a new blog called Live.Love.Home. Live.Love.Home...
Home Decor Flash Site One Kings Lane Expands Editorial Content

Truth, Money, Right, Wrong

techcrunch.com
Yesterday I wrote about the ongoing CNET editorial independence issue. I said that the editors and journalists at CNET were part of the problem, and suggested that they either publish their (assumed) dissent, or resign, or both. A conversation began in the comments of that post, with some people saying...
Truth, Money, Right, Wrong

Design thinking tips from the masters

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As Mark noted in his post introducing me, I'm winding down a stint as executive editor of MIT Sloan Management Review. One of my greatest pleasures during that assignment was developing a special report on design thinking. Most of what gets published about design thinking focuses on getting analytical types...
Design thinking tips from the masters

‘Inside Apple’ author Adam Lashinsky discusses Apple secret-keeping and corporate life [video 50 mins]

9to5mac.com
Fortune’s Phillip Elmer-DeWitt pointed us to an hour long interview and Q&A session at LinkedIn headquarters with “Inside Apple“ author Adam Lashinsky. The interview is conducted by our former boss and current LinkedIn Executive Editor Dan Roth.  As PED noted, one of the more notable exchanges is with a former...
‘Inside Apple’ author Adam Lashinsky discusses Apple secret-keeping and corporate life [video 50 mins]
Politico doubles down on subscription biz
If you love Twitter apps, then you'll hate this story

HuffPo, The Daily and the flawed iPad content model

gigaom.com
A little over a month ago, The Huffington Post launched an ambitious project with much fanfare: a weekly magazine app for the iPad called Huffington, which users could download for 99 cents an issue or $19.99 for a year’s worth. The demand for this new format seems to have been...
HuffPo, The Daily and the flawed iPad content model

Tumblr continues its quest for original content, sending out a call for paid freelancers

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More than any other social network, Tumblr has blurred the line between what a media company does and what a technology company does. Or, to piggyback on a metaphor of Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti, Tumblr both drives the trains and owns the railroad tracks.  Sure, Twitter and Facebook have journalism managers...
Tumblr continues its quest for original content, sending out a call for paid freelancers
The micropublishing explosion has begun

Download TNW Magazine issue v0.11: 'WANT'

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Its that time of the month again where you can download our monthly digital magazine. TNW Magazine v0.11 is available to download now, for free, and we have some incredible content for you this month. TNW Magazine provides with an experience unlike no other. As well as the regular dose of music,...
Download TNW Magazine issue v0.11: 'WANT'

Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

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Last night, Politico published a story called "Turbulence At The New York Times." Citing "More than a dozen current and former members of the editorial staff" it said that Times executive editor Jill Abramson is "stubborn and condescending" and "difficult to work with." It said: Just a year and a half...
Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)
Is Anonymous Group (Do Not) Block NYTimes Behind Elaborate WikiLeaks Hoax on Bill Keller and The New York Times?

Business Insider's Owen Thomas Is Probably Going To Be The New Editor At ReadWrite

techcrunch.com
My old boss Owen Thomas is very close to becoming the new editor-in-chief at the SAY Media-owned tech site ReadWrite, according to a source with knowledge of the company. I’m hearing that it’s not quite a done deal, but that it’s looking very likely. Naturally, I called Owen to ask...
Business Insider's Owen Thomas Is Probably Going To Be The New Editor At ReadWrite

How the New York Times and CNN try to keep up with the tech companies

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The New York Times and CNN have both built strong online presences – through strongly contrasting technology strategies. Senior players at both companies explain"The New York Times is now as much a technology company as a journalism company," its executive editor Bill Keller said recently. A glance at the top...
How the New York Times and CNN try to keep up with the tech companies

New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Leaves For Kickstarter (NYT)

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David Gallagher, a deputy editor for technology at The New York Times, is leaving the company to work for Kickstarter. "After 7 years as an @nytimes tech editor it's time for something new," Gallagher tweeted today. "Thrilled about being part of @kickstarter and the NYC tech scene." Gallagher's departure comes...
New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Leaves For Kickstarter (NYT)

Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

thenextweb.com
Back in early February, word got out that Tumblr had hired an editorial team to surface noteworthy content from the network. Now, Tumblr has announced the results of this initiative, which takes the form of Storyboard, a hub for in-depth conversations with Tumblr’s creative community. We had known that Tumblr’s editorial team...
Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

New York Times Executive Editor Still Betting On Print

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New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson hasn't given up on the print industry just yet. At Business Insider's IGNITION conference today, Abramson said that there's a big appetite for both the print and digital versions of The New York Times. "I know that no one can predict that there...
New York Times Executive Editor Still Betting On Print

Tremor Video launches IPO, prices shares lower than expected

gigaom.com
Tremor Video, a large online video network, will go public on Thursday in an IPO that some observers believe could prove a bellwether for the overall ad tech market. The company, which filed to go public in late May, will price 7.5 million shares at $10, a figure that is...
Tremor Video launches IPO, prices shares lower than expected

How to expand into Asia: Free VB webinar Thursday

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There are unprecedented innovation and growth opportunities taking place in Asia, and Singapore is the epicenter of it. With its world-class startup ecosystem, support structure, and strategic location, Singapore has emerged as the premiere launchpad for U.S.-based and international entrepreneurs looking to expand to Asian markets. Here at VentureBeat, we’re...
How to expand into Asia: Free VB webinar Thursday
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