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News Corp threatens to take Fox off the air if Aereo service is allowed to operate

www.guardian.co.uk
'Aereo is stealing our signal', says News Corp's Chase Carey as broadcasters fight technology that streams TV on mobile devicesNews Corporation has threatened to restrict its top-rated Fox TV channel to subscribers if an internet startup wins a battle for the right to stream US broadcast networks online.Hits including American...
News Corp threatens to take Fox off the air if Aereo service is allowed to operate

Know your Anonymous from your LulzSec

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The history behind each group of hacktivists, the organisations they target, and what the future holds for themWhat is Anonymous? Anonymous is a group of online "hacktivists" – individuals from around the world who engage in hacking attacks and other actions in the support of various causes, including targeting private...
Know your Anonymous from your LulzSec

Pogue Parses the News From Apple

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David Pogue learned a lot at the Apple Worldwide Developers' Conference presentation Monday. He lays it all out here including news about Apple Express and two photo programs....
Pogue Parses the News From Apple

Dish Networks Eyes Web TV -- and Invests in Roku's Web TV Box

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Dish Network is exploring an “over the top” service that would deliver cable TV programming over the Web, Bloomberg reports. Here’s a bit of news that syncs up nicely with that: The satellite TV service has already invested in Roku, the consumer electronics company that makes Web video-to-TV gadgets. The...
Dish Networks Eyes Web TV -- and Invests in Roku's Web TV Box

New York Times launches Glass app

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The New York Times launches an app for Google Glass that offers basic features including news alerts and automated readings of article summaries. [Read more]...
New York Times launches Glass app

Facebook adds iOS and Mac development studio Acrylic to design team

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Facebook has hired the team behind Acrylic, a development studio that makes iOS and Mac software, including news reader Pulp and secure database app Wallet. The social network did not acquire Acrylic’s products or services, according to a blog post on Acrylic’s website. Acrylic says Wallet and Pulp will remain available for download and purchase in their...
Facebook adds iOS and Mac development studio Acrylic to design team

Bing Updates Windows 8 Apps Enhancing News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps & Travel

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Microsoft announced they have made major updates to the Bing Apps for Windows 8 across most of their apps including News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps and Travel. The video below walks you through the changes but here are some highlights of the core changes to each section. News: You can...
Bing Updates Windows 8 Apps Enhancing News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps & Travel

BlackBerry launches the Z10 in India for $800

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The BB10-toting BlackBerry Z10 has just been unveiled in India, priced at Rs 43,490 ($800) for an unlocked unit. Coinciding with the announcement, the BlackBerry Music Store has also gone live in the country starting today, offering a mix of local and international music. Support for local languages aside,...
BlackBerry launches the Z10 in India for $800

Mozilla & The Knight Foundation Invest $1M In Crowdsourced Translation Startup Amara

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Let’s say you’re a video publisher who wants all the world to have access to your content… But translating videos into multiple languages is time-consuming and expensive — that is, unless you’ve got a team of volunteers to do it for you. One of the most efficient way to tackle...
Mozilla & The Knight Foundation Invest $1M In Crowdsourced Translation Startup Amara

Garmin's K2 'glass cockpit' will change the way you interact with your car, we go hands-on at CES (video)

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Infotainment platforms are a dime a dozen these days, but Garmin's K2 "glass cockpit" is definitely one system that you're going to want to take seriously. You'll be interacting with a 10.4-inch capacitive touch screen, which is positioned front and center, while a squat 12-inch digital gauge and information...
Garmin's K2 'glass cockpit' will change the way you interact with your car, we go hands-on at CES (video)
Windows 8 Release Preview goes live with better Metro apps, Flash in IE10, & more
My Damn Channel brings the first live comedy show to YouTube

biNu Raises $4.3M, Adds biNu Credits to Monetize Cloud Platform for Feature Phones

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Mobile phone adoption has grown to six billion people globally, with five billion users still in emerging markets, according to a study by the World Bank. Out of that number, only 38 percent are smartphones, which explains the rise of companies like Sydney-based biNu, a mobile social platform that...
biNu Raises $4.3M, Adds biNu Credits to Monetize Cloud Platform for Feature Phones

TV Guide Online's Greenberg Takes Top Digital Post At Time Inc. Lifestyle Group

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Paul Greenberg (image, left) is leaving his job as EVP/GM at TV Guide Online to become digital president of Time (NYSE: TWX) Inc.‘s Lifestyle Group. He’ll start in mid-March and report to Lifestyle Group President Steve Sachs. Time Inc. formed the Lifestyle Group about a year and a half...
TV Guide Online's Greenberg Takes Top Digital Post At Time Inc. Lifestyle Group

The Real Problem With Internet Comments Isn't Anonymity

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Venom-filled anonymous internet comments are often a favorite target for politicians, writers and plenty of other folks who use them to represent everything that's wrong with the internet. Many sites have a love-hate relationship with comments, including news sites, which often want to encourage "participation" but don't get much out...
The Real Problem With Internet Comments Isn't Anonymity

Qwiki Partners With Bing, Nabbing Prime-Time Search Real Estate

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Qwiki, the interactive online story-creation tool, is announcing a new partnership with Bing today. Now, Qwiki’s will be prominently displayed directly in search results for select Wikipedia entries, giving searchers the ability to watch a presentation providing overview of a given subject without ever leaving the results page. Since...
Qwiki Partners With Bing, Nabbing Prime-Time Search Real Estate

Facebook shares its 'favorite ways' people use Graph Search

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Facebook today shared a summary of its “favorite ways” people have been using Graph Search since the product launched in beta. The company highlighted ways that users are finding out about friends, finding photos, planning trips and discovering new things. There are now hundreds of thousands of users with access...
Facebook shares its 'favorite ways' people use Graph Search

Prismatic wants to be the newspaper for a digital age

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What did the printed newspaper provide in its heyday as the information-delivery system of choice? A collection of news and other interesting content, selected by knowledgeable editors from a wide range of sources, presented in an easy-to-scan format. Now, the supply of information we have available to us is...
Prismatic wants to be the newspaper for a digital age
ESPN Launches Personalized SportsCenter Feed Web App, Proves It Just Gets Digital

Media to Get More of Hulu

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Providence Equity Partners is to sell its roughly 10% stake in Web-video hub Hulu to other shareholders, including News Corp. and Disney, for about $200 million....
Media to Get More of Hulu

Who is Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo’s New Interim CEO?

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European Pressphoto AgencyRoss Levinsohn, who was named Yahoo interim Chief Executive In choosing Ross Levinsohn to become Yahoo Inc.'s interim chief executive, the company is focusing squarely on its need to protect its greatest asset: online-ad sales, which make up the bulk of its more than $4 billion in annual...
Who is Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo’s New Interim CEO?
Citibank calls on Watson for risk management advice

A year after launching, iPad newspaper The Daily finally comes to the iPhone

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A year after launching for the iPad, the iOS tablet native newspaper The Daily is now available for iPhone.  Though the Murdoch empire may be under siege, it seems that its digital side is still alive and expanding. The Daily in tablet form is a subscription only service charging charging a...
A year after launching, iPad newspaper The Daily finally comes to the iPhone
Microsoft unveils ViralSearch, a Twitter search tool for finding viral content

AT&T confirms April 8th release of HTC Titan II and Lumia 900

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Microsoft’s efforts to catch back up in mobile will begin in earnest on April 8th when two new 4G LTE Windows Phones are released: the HTC Titan II and the Nokia Lumia 900, AT&T confirmed in a blog post today. The April 8th release date had previously been reported, but...
AT&T confirms April 8th release of HTC Titan II and Lumia 900

GetGlue to Debut OpenLike V2 at Disrupt

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Alex Iskold announced on the OpenLike Google group that GetGlue would introduce OpenLike V2 to the public at TechCrunch Disrupt. OpenLike V2 will allow the user to leverage Facebook Open Graph Protocol to customize which buttons will appear for different type of content, including news, movies, books and music. Sponsor...
GetGlue to Debut OpenLike V2 at Disrupt
Facebook adds iOS and Mac development studio Acrylic to design team

paidContent 2012 live coverage

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Last night, a longtime paidContent reader asked me about the theme of our flagship conference this year. “At the Crossroads,” I said. “Like every year,” he quickly replied. Well, yes and no. Yes, this digital CEO is in a business that perpetually seems like it’s at a crossroads. Here’s what’s...
paidContent 2012 live coverage

What's next for Aereo?

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Adding Internet streams of broadcast TV to the mix of options for viewers is yet another assault on cable's walled garden. FORTUNE -- Now that Aereo has a new lease on life for its bizarre business model thanks to a court ruling Monday, the question arises: what is the company's...
What's next for Aereo?

News Corporation is selling its 44% share of Sky TV New Zealand

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News Corporation is selling its 44 percent share in the Sky TV network in New Zealand in a move that will see it exit the business that it established in the country in 1987, according to a brief announcement made today. News Limited — the subsidiary through which News Corporation operates...
News Corporation is selling its 44% share of Sky TV New Zealand
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