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An E-Book Argument: Are Fixed Prices Needed to Preserve Publishing?

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The U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to file antitrust charges against Apple and five of the nation’s largest publishers for conspiring to raise e-book prices may do more harm than good if it dissolves the new agency pricing model for books those companies created. At least that’s the case being...
An E-Book Argument: Are Fixed Prices Needed to Preserve Publishing?

Appnation: mobile is "cannibalizing" TV, ngmoco builds its user base via a "platform effect"

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Flurry CEO Simon Khalaf and mobile industry executives spoke at The CXO Roundtable: The State of Appantion session yesterday at the Appnation IV conference in San Francisco, where Khalaf reiterated the mobile industry boom and ngomoco revealed its method for user acquisition. This was a two-part session beginning with Khalaf...
Appnation: mobile is "cannibalizing" TV, ngmoco builds its user base via a "platform effect"
Facebook plans to add TV-like commercials to News Feed

Massive bot network is draining $6 million a month from online ad industry, says report

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A London analytics firm says it has identified a bot network that is tricking marketers into showing billions of ads every month to phantom visitors. The botnet reportedly relies on more than 120,000 infected Windows computers located in the U.S., and appears to represent a sophisticated scheme to defraud the...
Massive bot network is draining $6 million a month from online ad industry, says report

Inside the mind of Boy Genius, whose blog sold for millions

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Like that, the veil was lifted. One boy (now, man) made such a racket for mobile industry executives over the last 3 1/2 years that he seemingly upended how mobile juggernauts approach product leaks. Throughout that time, he remained almost universally unknown. Until Monday night. His name is Jonathan Geller,...
Inside the mind of Boy Genius, whose blog sold for millions

Papers Put Faith in Paywalls

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At many newspapers, readers aren't rushing to buy digital subscriptions, yet the results aren't discouraging industry executives, who say their efforts are succeeding in shoring up the core print business after years of declines....
Papers Put Faith in Paywalls
Executives predict a broad chip industry rebound in 2013

Tech bets on Obama with campaign donations

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The tech industry's 2012 campaign donations show a clear preference for President Barack Obama, and industry executives believe he will win reelection, according to a new survey....
Tech bets on Obama with campaign donations

We're About To Start Seeing Video Ads On Facebook (FB)

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Facebook is gearing up to launch a new video ad product for advertisers, Jason Del Rey reports at AdAge. Like most ads, they'll appear in our News Feeds, the stream of updates from friends and pages that appears on Facebook when you log in. According to advertising-industry executives, Facebook will...
We're About To Start Seeing Video Ads On Facebook (FB)

Rafat Ali 2.0: Meet Skift, the Travel Industry's Version of PaidContent

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What do you do after you build and sell a pioneering digital media startup? Take two years off, and start building another media startup. That’s the short version of Rafat Ali’s story. The slightly longer version: The guy who started PaidContent in 2002, sold it to the Guardian in 2008...
Rafat Ali 2.0: Meet Skift, the Travel Industry's Version of PaidContent
Where We Are In The Smartphone Revolution

There's Another Major Industry That's Booming In Hollywood

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There's something brewing in Los Angeles. Suddenly, Hollywood has becoming a startup hotbed. Incubators and accelerators are popping up everywhere. Venture capitalists are becoming frequent fliers at LAX. Celebrities are stamping their names on new companies. And TV industry executives are quitting their jobs to become entrepreneurs. In many ways,...
There's Another Major Industry That's Booming In Hollywood

Facebook preps Autoplay ads for News Feeds

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Next year, Facebook users may begin seeing video advertisements beginning to play automatically when they open up their news feeds. This according to several advertising industry executives, who say that the social network is preparing to integrate video ads into its format, allowing marketers to grab users' attention by expanding...
Facebook preps Autoplay ads for News Feeds

Papers Put Faith in Paywalls

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As more newspapers close the door on free access to their websites, some publishers are still waiting for paying customers to pour in. The numbers of readers signing up so far suggest that at many papers, “paywalls” aren’t about to reverse publishers’ deteriorating finances. Yet the results aren’t discouraging industry...
Papers Put Faith in Paywalls

Developers are hesitating with investments in Windows Phone 8 games

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Microsoft has promised that awesome games will run on Windows Phone 8 smartphones. It will be interesting to see more and more games with eye-popping 3D graphics that you normally see only on PCs or tablets. But while Microsoft’s approach of getting the same touchscreen-based games on smartphones, tablets...
Developers are hesitating with investments in Windows Phone 8 games

CrunchBase Weekly And Crunch Daily Bring Top Headlines To Your Inbox

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Do you have a burning desire to know which startups raised the most capital this week? Who made the biggest acquisitions? Who got bought or sold? Are you interested in finding out where top industry executives land their next roles? We have created “CrunchBase Weekly”, a brand new way to...
CrunchBase Weekly And Crunch Daily Bring Top Headlines To Your Inbox

Google boss says 'nobody was harmed' by Buzz debacle

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Google chief executive Eric Schmidt has suggested that users who complained about privacy invasions by Google Buzz were subject to "confusion".The company has been on the back foot since last Tuesday, reacting to a storm of criticism about the way Buzz - which brings elements of social networking into its...
Google boss says 'nobody was harmed' by Buzz debacle

Facebook ads could become videos soon, with 15 second commercials invading your News Feed

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Facebook could be adding a new advertising format to its arsenal soon, according to AdAge. Based on what the publication has heard from “several industry executives”, the social network could be bringing video ads to its 1 billion users within the “first half of next year” to generate more revenue....
Facebook ads could become videos soon, with 15 second commercials invading your News Feed

Exploring the future of digital privacy, identity and reputation

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This sponsored post is produced by the Privacy Identity Innovation conference. Is data the new oil? If you’re not paying for the product, are you the product? Pick your meme — the debate about how companies are using personal information has grown intense over the past few months, and it’s likely...
Exploring the future of digital privacy, identity and reputation
David Cage challenges the video game industry to just grow up already
Lessons in how to crowdsource journalism from ProPublica

Here's Something Novel: A Carrier that Thinks International Roaming Fees Are Too High

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It’s rare to hear a telecommunications provider admit that the industry has been charging too much, but that’s just what Telefonica Germany CEO Rene Schuster did on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Michael Wagner/(c) FocusOnWagner.de “Let me be one of the first industry executives to hold up my hand and say the...
Here's Something Novel: A Carrier that Thinks International Roaming Fees Are Too High

FBI asks Internet companies to equip sites for surveillance

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly meeting with Internet companies to promote upcoming legislation that will require surveillance backdoors for web-based services such as social networks, e-mail, messaging and VoIP. The agency has yet to formally announce the push, however unnamed sources have told Cnet that senior FBI officials...
FBI asks Internet companies to equip sites for surveillance

Experts Weigh In On What Facebook Premium Means For Users, Advertisers

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The premium advertising platform Facebook launched last week, which includes an increased emphasis on mobile, is getting mixed reviews from industry professionals. "Bottom-line- this is gonna fail because People don't want to recommend an ad," said Natalie L. Petouhoff, a senior analyst at Forrester Research. "They want to recommend...
Experts Weigh In On What Facebook Premium Means For Users, Advertisers

Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

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StreamingMedia.com just announced Senior Business Product Manager for Google Chrome Matt Frost would give a keynote speech during the 15th annual Streaming Media East conference in New York that is occurring between May 15 and May 16 at the Hilton. Frost’s presentation will discuss device, operating system, and browser deviation and how it impact...
Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

Three Ways Advertisers Can Avoid Click Fraud

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Earlier this week, we reported on a study that found nearly one in five clicks on mobile adsvertisements were fraudulent. These clicks represent a tremendous waste of ad spending. So we asked experts about the best ways for advertisers on both mobile devices and Web sites to avoid fraudulent clicks....
Three Ways Advertisers Can Avoid Click Fraud
Facebook rumored to bring video ads to your News Feed in the first half of 2013
Details of Mark Zuckerberg's immigration reform group reportedly revealed in leaked memo
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