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Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong

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A year ago today I walked out of the News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.) for the last time as editor. Twenty-seven years there, 13 of them as editor. It was a good run. But I wish I had been smarter. After a year as a civilian newspaper reader, I realize how often...
Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong

Showrooming: 5 Ways Retailers Can Fight Back [Slideshow]

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There was once a time that a trip to buy something fun could be an enjoyable experience. I remember how much I enjoyed picking out my first computer, a Tandy TRS 80. I browsed Radio Shack for an hour or more, talking to the helpful employee about my plans, picking...
Showrooming: 5 Ways Retailers Can Fight Back [Slideshow]

WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of Quotes Out Of Context

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The Wall Street Journal's former publisher, Gordon Crovitz, has apparently decided to follow the lead of the NY Times' former managing editor Bill Keller in misrepresenting things having to do with Bradley Manning and Julian Assange to new and impressive heights. Crovitz has a history of being fact-challenged, especially when...
WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of Quotes Out Of Context
Android 2.3 Gingerbread Enters Its Death Throes. Finally!

Fast Chat: Why People Are Skeptical of Legit Stories Posted on Twitter

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss a study showing that news stories posted on Twitter are viewed as less credible than those posted elsewhere on the Web. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the site’s front...
Fast Chat: Why People Are Skeptical of Legit Stories Posted on Twitter

Fast Chat: Will Kids Get “Addicted” to Facebook?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz take a closer look at whether kids will get “addicted” to Facebook, and if so, whether the company or parents should be responsible. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the...
Fast Chat: Will Kids Get “Addicted” to Facebook?

Fast Chat: How Did We Get So Bored With Our Gadgets?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss Farhad Manjoo’s recent article in Slate about getting bored with the iPhone, and whether mobile devices should aim for functionality or novelty. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the...
Fast Chat: How Did We Get So Bored With Our Gadgets?

CBS fires sports blogger following Twitter-based misstep on Paterno’s death

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CBS finally let go its sports blogger Adam Jacobi following the Paterno debacle, Jacobi himself announced today on his Twitter account: As you may remember, CBS Sports wrongly announced the death of the ex-Penn State American football coach Joe Paterno – who had recently been blamed for not doing enough...
CBS fires sports blogger following Twitter-based misstep on Paterno’s death

On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna

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Just a quick note interrupting our regular programming to let you know October is a busy conference month just like October is a busy conference month pretty much every year, and to let you know where to find us in the next few weeks. As TNW’s European Editor, part of...
On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna
The Atlantic's Quartz: interesting ... but willit make a profit?

Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs

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It’s no secret that NBCUniversal is in serious talks to buy out Microsoft’s remaning stake in the online news venture msnbc.com. All indications point to a deal happening, with some speculation that an announcement is just days away. If the deal goes through, we’ve wondered what will happen to the...
Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs
Leap Pushing the Interaction Market Forward, Launching Later This Year

Sky News admits hacking emails of 'canoe man'

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Broadcaster says accessing of emails of John Darwin, who faked own death, was authorised by executives and in public interestSky News has admitted that one of its senior executives authorised a journalist to conduct email hacking on two separate occasions that it said were "in the public interest" – even...
Sky News admits hacking emails of 'canoe man'
We Tried Out Necomimi's Brainwave-Reading Cat Ears and They Freaked Out All of Our Coworkers
Fast Chat: Biden’s Gay Marriage Maneuver, Twitter as International News Source

Facebook's Android "Home" Event [Livestream]

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Facebook is set to announce its new "Home" on Android today at its campus in Menlo Park, California. Will it be a Facebook Phone? An application layer for all Android devices? We will find out soon enough. ReadWrite managing editor Fred Paul is on the ground for the announcement. Follow...
Facebook's Android "Home" Event [Livestream]

Here's a 3-step program that will turn Twitter into an ad giant

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All of this talk of Twitter’s aspiration to becoming a media company is a red herring. Media companies supply the nut (content) inside the shell – Twitter wants to be the shell. Does that make Twitter a “technology” company? Well, “heck yes” comes to mind, but it’s the kind of technology company that we...
Here's a 3-step program that will turn Twitter into an ad giant
The Vergecast Special Edition 01: Apple vs. Samsung - August 8, 2012
Editor's Note: Welcome To The New ReadWrite

The Webutante Ball is now sold out — we’ve got the last 2 tickets for you!

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We’ve made it! Internet Week NY officially kicked off yesterday with a week long program of speakers, panels and cocktail parties. For all the geeks, startup enthusiasts and media elite in New York City, hope you rested up this weekend because it’s time to burn the candles at both ends and celebrate all...
The Webutante Ball is now sold out — we’ve got the last 2 tickets for you!

Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

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Since ReadWriteWeb was acquired by SAY Media in December, we've been busy beefing up our editorial and writing team. Today I'm pleased to welcome Fredric Paul and Ted Greenwald to our growing team. Fred as our Business Editor, Ted as a Senior Editor. The two will be based in SAY...
Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

Dan Lyons And Fredric Paul Explore The Future Of Online Publishing [Video]

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Want to learn more about the new ReadWrite?  Watch our new Editor in Chief, Dan Lyons and Managing Editor Fredric Paul talk about the smart, passionate and occasionally irreverent stories readers will find on the new ReadWrite. Lyons and Paul also discuss how advertisers and marketers will find ReadWrite a...
Dan Lyons And Fredric Paul Explore The Future Of Online Publishing [Video]

Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

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Facebook's managing editor is leaving, but where does that leave its "news" feeds? Dan Fletcher, Facebook's managing editor, has said he's leaving the company in April to develop his own startup. Speaking at an event in Washington State University, Fletcher went as far as saying he thought the "biggest...
Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

Can Meg Whitman Steer H-P in the Right Direction?

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WSJ Deputy Managing Editor Alan Murray visits the “Mean Street” show to discuss his interview this week with Hewlett-Packard President & CEO Meg Whitman, in which the company’s leadership and direction were on the agenda. After that video, find a clip from the interview at Viewpoints West in which Ms....
Can Meg Whitman Steer H-P in the Right Direction?

This Video Shows Every Apple Design In 30 Seconds (AAPL)

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Rob Beschizza, managing editor of Boing Boing, shares this video of (nearly) every Apple design in the company's colorful history. How many do you recognize? Watch: Please follow SAI: Tools on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You...
This Video Shows Every Apple Design In 30 Seconds (AAPL)

The holiday traffic slump is here, but major sites are learning to make the most of it

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For the last few years, articles about holiday web traffic loss have been the norm. With everyone from web power players to casual bloggers, and their audiences, (thought to be) enjoying holidays with loved ones, the world’s typical two week break from daily life—including the Web—has been blamed for drops...
The holiday traffic slump is here, but major sites are learning to make the most of it

Facebook mobile platform gains ground with 200K apps now connected

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Facebook today announced that nearly 200,000 iPhone and Android apps connect with Facebook and 45 percent of the top grossing iOS apps integrate the social network’s SDK, shining light on how the company’s mobile strength goes beyond its own apps. At our Inside Social Apps conference in New York this...
Facebook mobile platform gains ground with 200K apps now connected

Let the Games Begin: Vox Media Launches a New Site Covering Videogames

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Vox Media, the Washington, D.C., online media start-up that owns The Verge and SB Nation, is finally debuting its standalone videogames site called Polygon. Back in February, Kara Swisher reported that the goal of the site “is to create the premier destination and media outlet for video games news, reviews, video...
Let the Games Begin: Vox Media Launches a New Site Covering Videogames

With 'wind at their backs,' VC fundraising totals surge

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There’s been a lot of chatter about the venture capital model being broken. But that’s not stopping the money spigots from flowing. According to a report out today, venture capital firms in the U.S. raised $17.5 billion during the first three quarters of the year, a 38 percent increase over...
With 'wind at their backs,' VC fundraising totals surge

News International CEO Tom Mockridge to Step Down at Year's End

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The head of News Corp.’s News International unit is stepping down at the end of the year, the company said on Sunday. Tom Mockridge, a 22-year company veteran, took over as head of the unit in July 2011, following the resignation of Rebekah Brooks, in the wake of the PhoneGate...
News International CEO Tom Mockridge to Step Down at Year's End
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