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Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

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Sergey Brin Blames Everyone For Threatening Web's Open Future. In an interview with Britain's Guardian newspaper, Google cofounder Sergey Brin has alleged the free Internet is facing its greatest threat yet, from government efforts to control publication of and access to information by citizens (including the U.S.), over-zealous rights holders...
Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

The Writing Is On The Wall For Handwriting. Right?

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The writing is on the wall for handwriting. Or is it? Let's consider the fountain of information. Handwriting Hand-wringing A few weeks ago the Guardian newspaper published an extract from Philip Hensher's book The Lost Art Of Handwriting (and Why It Still Matters). It's a fascinating read, and the irony...
The Writing Is On The Wall For Handwriting. Right?

Nokia's Giant PureView Camera Is Coming To Lumia Phones

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41-megapixels should be enough for any camera. A recent rumor hinted that it would happen, but now the Guardian newspaper is saying it's heard from industry insiders that Nokia is indeed going to bring its full high-resolution PureView imaging system to its key Lumia range of Windows smartphones. This...
Nokia's Giant PureView Camera Is Coming To Lumia Phones

Data & dollars: The death of the printing press doesn’t mean the death of the ‘press’

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The newspaper industry is facing challenging times for sure, as it struggles to adapt and keep pace with the digital onslaught. As with other more ‘traditional’ industries, many newspapers were blindsided by digital and are only now starting to properly embrace it. Indeed, the death of the printing press doesn’t...
Data & dollars: The death of the printing press doesn’t mean the death of the ‘press’

Data journalism in action: what is Facts are Sacred about?

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A new book published by the team behind the Datablog explains how we do data journalism at the Guardian. This is what you will learn• Buy the book with a Guardian discount"Comment is free," wrote Guardian editor CP Scott in 1921, "but facts are sacred". He was writing his manifesto...
Data journalism in action: what is Facts are Sacred about?

The Guardian Newspaper Commercializes its API

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The Guardian Newspaper, which is organizing massive amounts of government and other data into its API, is making this available to the public on a commercial basis, the paper announced today. Here's an overview on today's news by paidContent's UK editor Rob Andrews. In London in March at the paper's...
The Guardian Newspaper Commercializes its API

The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

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We’ve previous written that the Guardian newspaper is one of the most experimental British newspapers, launching everything from an API for its content, to having a go at opening its newslists to the public. N0tice is another one of its testbed projects, and we previously noted that it has real...
The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

Memrise raises $1.05M to make memorization a game

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Memrise, a TechStars Boston graduate, caught my eye last year at its demo day with its gamified approach to learning and memorizing languages. I wasn’t the only one impressed. The company has raised $1.05 million from Avalon Ventures, Balderton Capital, Matt Mullenweg’s Audrey Capital and Lerer Ventures. Nabeel Hyatt, who sold Conduit Labs...
Memrise raises $1.05M to make memorization a game

UK "Digital Economy Bill" May Allow for Website Shutdowns

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The House of Commons passed a controversial piece of legislation called the "Digital Economy Bill." The loudly-criticized law nontheless passed 187-47, according to the Guardian newspaper. The bill purports to provide comprehensive regulation of digital services, in order to clear the way to promoting Britian as a digital econmic power....
UK "Digital Economy Bill" May Allow for Website Shutdowns
Facebook Blocking Stories About Richard O'Dwyer's Fight Against Extradition To The US

From iPlayer to Warren Buffett, here’s the week’s media news in review

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As we shuffle deeper into the digital realm, there’s an almost tangible tension between the old world order and, well, the new one. With that in mind, what better way to kick off this week’s media recap by looking at some of the various pieces that titillated us this week?...
From iPlayer to Warren Buffett, here’s the week’s media news in review

Provisions under which NSA can collect, retain data on U.S. residents revealed

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Two secret documents describing the procedures the National Security Agency (NSA) is required to follow when spying on foreign terror suspects reveal the provisions that allow the agency to collect, retain and use information on U.S residents without a warrant, The Guardian newspaper reported today...
Provisions under which NSA can collect, retain data on U.S. residents revealed

How can we build a future of post-industrial journalism?

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There’s been a lot written over the past few years about the future of the news industry — how the rise of the web and social media have disrupted it, and how traditional players like the New York Times and others can recover from this disruption and repair their business...
How can we build a future of post-industrial journalism?

Every Olympic medal, visualised for the Guardian newspaper

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How do you show the thousands of medals which have been won at the Olympics without the interactivity of the web? This graphic by Paul Scruton, Kari Pedersen and John Burn-Murdoch was published in today's GuardianSimon RogersPaul ScrutonJenny RidleyJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Every Olympic medal, visualised for the Guardian newspaper
Revised Apple statement on iPad "copying" appears in UK papers

Verizon: We Protect Our Customers' Data... Until The Government Asks For It

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So, Verizon has finally come out with a statement about the fact that they're handing over all data on every call anyone on its network makes to the government. And the response is just as ridiculous as you'd expect: You may have seen stories in the news about a top...
Verizon: We Protect Our Customers' Data... Until The Government Asks For It
Last Minute Rumor: Apple snuck Senseg haptic feedback into the new iPad?
Apple issues new apology to Samsung after first apology angered court

The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

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Last September, we reported that the UK’s Guardian newspaper was launching in the US, kicking things off with a new American website. Today, at the Guardian Changing Media Summit in London, the publication announced its first Google TV app, letting US audiences view Guardian content on a big screen. Viewers...
The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

Wikileaks' Assange reportedly granted asylum by Ecuador

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Wikileaks editor Julian Assange will reportedly receive asylum from the Ecuadorean government, according to a report in the U.K. Guardian newspaper. [Read more]...
Wikileaks' Assange reportedly granted asylum by Ecuador

PostDesk launches to give long-form journalism and online discussion a shot in the arm

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We’ve previously written that the death of the printing press doesn’t mean the death of the press. However, media organizations must evolve and work in new ways, a message that is starting to trickle throughout the press. Back in November, the UK’s Guardian newspaper reported a whopping 4m downloads of...
PostDesk launches to give long-form journalism and online discussion a shot in the arm

The Guardian Reported To Be Seriously Discussing An End To Print Publication

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Reports in British media suggest that long-running newspaper the Guardian is seriously considering killing off its print publication in a bid to stem huge losses. Industry website More About Advertising reports: Sources at the Guardian newspaper say that, for the first time, canning the print edition and switching to a...
The Guardian Reported To Be Seriously Discussing An End To Print Publication

US agency 'collecting phone records'

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The US collects telephone records of tens of millions of Americans on a daily basis, says an alleged court order published by the Guardian newspaper....
US agency 'collecting phone records'

Apple's Revised Apology Printed in UK Guardian Newspaper

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We reported yesterday that Apple was given 48 Hours to correct their apology to Samsung. Overnight, Apple ran their first revised message in UK's Guardian newspaper....
Apple's Revised Apology Printed in UK Guardian Newspaper
Tech companies celebrate April Fools' with fake products & pranks (roundup)

Conservative activist files lawsuit over NSA surveillance

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A conservative activist has filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Barack Obama, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. National Security Agency after news reports that the NSA has been collecting the phone records of a large number of Verizon Communications customers. Larry Klayman, the founder of watchdog...
Conservative activist files lawsuit over NSA surveillance

Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

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The U.S. National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation have access to servers at Google, Facebook and other major Internet services, collecting audio, video, e-mail and other content for surveillance, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The surveillance is taking place under a classified program called PRISM, which was...
Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

DMCA Notices So Stupid It Hurts

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Google's decision to be much more transparent about DMCA takedowns for search has revealed a swathe of absolutely ridiculously stupid DMCA notices. We've covered some already, but TorrentFreak has found some more -- including multiple cases of DMCA notices by copyright holders that aren't just against their own best interests,...
DMCA Notices So Stupid It Hurts

U.S., U.K. firms selling spy gear to repressive regimes, says report

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The U.K.'s Guardian newspaper reports that a privacy group is raising the alarm about exports of surveillance equipment. [Read more]...
U.S., U.K. firms selling spy gear to repressive regimes, says report

PRO: Google doesn’t like walled gardens — except its own

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In a recent interview with the Guardian newspaper, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said he believes the future of the “open Internet” is at risk, because of the rapid growth of “walled gardens” such as Facebook and the app-device ecosystem developed by Apple. But if that’s true, then why is the...
PRO: Google doesn’t like walled gardens — except its own
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