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Sky News clamps down on Twitter use

www.guardian.co.uk
Reporters banned from reposting non-company tweets and told to check with the news desk before breaking news storiesSky News has told its journalists not to repost information from any Twitter users who are not an employee of the broadcaster.An email to staff on Tuesday laid out new social media guidelines...
Sky News clamps down on Twitter use

In The Future, The Business Founder Will Not Be Ignored

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Editor’s note: Adam Rodnitzky is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Favo.rs. He programmed his first startup using ColdFusion in 1999. Rodnitzky is based in San Francisco, and you can follow him on Twitter @rodtwitzky. The entrepreneurial world loves nothing like a good meme. One of the more recent ones making the rounds from...
In The Future, The Business Founder Will Not Be Ignored

Launching Spread.us; create massive social reach

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At The Next Web we pride ourselves on not just being journalists or bloggers who report on technology from the sidelines. Instead we’re active entrepreneurs working on new services and technologies. That gives us a perspective on tech news that is different from many other technology blogs. It also means...
Launching Spread.us; create massive social reach

Journalist recovers video of his arrest after police deleted it

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A Miami journalist has recovered video of police officers arresting him after it was deleted from his camera. The man was covering a police effort to evict Occupy Miami protestors. He plans to file a complaint with the police department and with the United States Department of Justice. On...
Journalist recovers video of his arrest after police deleted it

Carry on regardless: Sky News reporters shun new in-house tweeting guidelines

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Sky News may be trying to keep its reporters on a shorter leash by issuing stricter tweeting/retweeting guidelines, but it seems some of its journalists aren’t taking as much notice as their employer would like. Just to recap, the new guidelines include a ban on retweeting other publications or reporters...
Carry on regardless: Sky News reporters shun new in-house tweeting guidelines
Spotify for iPad review

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Path uploads your address book to its servers without permission, Flickr shuts down an app that’s trying to poach its users, and Sky News imposes strict rules on tweeting journalists. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]
Google discloses paid bloggers and journalists, says Stanford professor Mark Lemley is outside counsel

Sky News to its reporters: ‘check with us before you tweet breaking news’

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According to a report by The Guardian, Sky News has instituted new rules for its reporters when it comes to Tweeting news from their personal accounts. The report references an internal email sent to Sky News journalists about how to conduct themselves on the micro-messaging platform with a series of...
Sky News to its reporters: ‘check with us before you tweet breaking news’

Gannett’s reason for embracing Apple products was Android’s fragmentation

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Towards the end of last year, an internal memo was sent to Gannett journalists letting them know that they would be outfitted with new iPhones and iPads to assist them with breaking stories. It’s a forward-thinking approach for an old-school company that owns publications such as USAToday. Not only is...
Gannett’s reason for embracing Apple products was Android’s fragmentation

To the BBC and others: Twitter is not your competition

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Just a day after Sky News told its journalists they should not post any kind of breaking news to Twitter — and also blocked them from retweeting anyone but an official Sky News account — the BBC has released a new version of its social-media policies that also requires...
To the BBC and others: Twitter is not your competition

Google Reveals Prominent Legal Expert Among Paid Consultants

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As you may recall the judge in the Oracle v. Google patent and copyright trial (William Alsup) asked both sides to reveal authors, bloggers, journalists and others with whom they had financial relationships. Oracle disclosed that it had retained Florian Mueller, who writes the widely read patent... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Google Reveals Prominent Legal Expert Among Paid Consultants

ASUS Padfone hands-on (video)

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We're here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and ASUS just formally unveiled the shape-shifting Padfone -- just like it said it would. Even more than raw specs, what makes the phone striking are its accompanying accessories. Sure, you could use it as a standalone 4.3-inch handset, but i...
ASUS Padfone hands-on (video)

Samsung Galaxy S III preview: hands-on with the next Android superphone (video)

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You remember that Galaxy S II? A phone so good they launched it, well, a whole load of times. But after seeing phablet cousins and LTE variants, the true handset sequel is finally here. The Galaxy S III is moments away from being outed in front of journalists and...
Samsung Galaxy S III preview: hands-on with the next Android superphone (video)

3 things any company can learn from Apple

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Yes, Apple is special. And no, not every company should emulate it. But here are key elements in its playbook other companies absolutely should adopt. FORTUNE -- The latest installment of Applemania debuts this Wednesday, when Apple is expect to unveil another wonders of consumer gadgetry. The Apple-obsessed world expects...
3 things any company can learn from Apple

Sky News joins the anti-social media brigade

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Even as some news outlets like Associated Press hire social-media editors to try and figure out how to make use of tools like Twitter for journalistic purposes, others seem to be intent on locking these tools down and removing as much of the social aspects from them as possible....
Sky News joins the anti-social media brigade
Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews wants to bring journalists and hackers together

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Have you heard of OpenNews? This is the new name of the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership, its head Dan Sinker announced today in a blog post. As you may remember, Mozilla and the Knight Foundation have been partnering since 2011, with the ambition to invent the future of journalism by...
Knight-Mozilla OpenNews wants to bring journalists and hackers together

This app generates gorgeous and informative infographics about your Facebook usage

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While the tide might be turning on the use of infographics by journalists or bloggers, we can imagine they’re still pretty popular among social media users. Especially when the topic of the infographic is you. With the new Facebook-powered app, GetAbout.me, you can generate three pretty cool infographics about you...
This app generates gorgeous and informative infographics about your Facebook usage
New Mac details leak: MacBook Airs with more RAM, crazy expensive Retina MacBook Pros
You've Got 30,000 Days To Live... Reverse Engineer Your Life To Make Them Count

Feds Find An Anonymous Fish To Fry

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You now can get hauled into federal court in the United States for sharing a link in a chat room, apparently.   Barrett Brown, the journalist covering Anonymous-related activities for news outlets like The Guardian, was charged late Friday with 12 charges including linking, identity theft and fraud related to...
Feds Find An Anonymous Fish To Fry

Is it ethical to pay bloggers to tweet? | Sunny Hundal and Helen Lewis

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Sunny Hundal and Helen Lewis discuss whether journalists should be paid by TV companies for tweeting about programmesSunny Hundal: Tweeting is no different to writing an opinion pieceOccasionally I get a call from Sky News asking if I would like to tweet about the Murnaghan show on Sunday mornings. Here's...
Is it ethical to pay bloggers to tweet? | Sunny Hundal and Helen Lewis

My Month With a ChromeBox: How I Survived Without Windows or Mac

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Just about a month ago, I stopped wrestling with an operating system and learned to love the Web. Windows? Gone. My MacBook? Hardly touched. Instead, I've relied on a Samsung Chromebox 3 running Google's ChromeOS for virtually all my daily computing needs. And I not only survived, I actually prospered....
My Month With a ChromeBox: How I Survived Without Windows or Mac

Urge iOS app helps you keep impulse spending in check (exclusive)

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While personal financial services like Mint.com offer a pretty dashboard that shows detailed information about how your money is spent, it does little to prevent the powerful emotional responses associated with impulse purchases. For instance, the knowledge that you’ve already spent $50 at Starbucks this week won’t prevent you from...
Urge iOS app helps you keep impulse spending in check (exclusive)
Vibrant Media, The Company Behind Those In-Text Ads, Announces Lightbox Video Units

Okay, Here's What It Was Like To Meet The President...

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The White House was kind enough to invite Business Insider and me to a private briefing on the economy yesterday. The briefing featured the President's whole gang--Alan Krueger (Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors), Gene Sperling (head of the National Economic Council), et al. Basically, we got a...
Okay, Here's What It Was Like To Meet The President...

Live Blog: Microsoft Expected to Unveil a Tablet

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Microsoft is holding an event in Los Angeles today where it plans to announce the first tablet computer under its own brand. Unlike Apple, which makes both the hardware and software that power its Mac computers, iPhones and and iPad tablets, Microsoft has traditionally ceded the hardware design, development and...
Live Blog: Microsoft Expected to Unveil a Tablet

Hands On with Microsoft’s New Surface Tablet

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A few minutes spent actually handling a prototype of Microsoft’s new Surface tablet reveals a solid device, combining a slightly bulky chassis with a clever Touch Cover keyboard that appears to work well - all powered by a Windows RT operating system that seems to to be a viable competitor...
Hands On with Microsoft’s New Surface Tablet

How Journalists Are Using Pinterest

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Pinterest is quickly finding its way into the social strategies of media organizations large and small, even as the company itself is still figuring out its business model. Here's how they're using the virtual scrapbooking service. (This is part two of a four-part series on how journalists are using social...
How Journalists Are Using Pinterest
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