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Fox News Caught Aggregating Others Copyrighted Photographs... Something Murdoch Insists Is Illegal

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Fox News Caught Aggregating Others Copyrighted Photographs... Something Murdoch Insists Is Illegal

News Corp. Shutters The Daily iPad App

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The Daily, News Corp.’s attempt to create a newspaper for the iPad era, is shutting down after less than two years. The media giant, which also owns this Web site, said it will “cease standalone publication” of the app on Dec. 15. It says that “technology and other assets from...
News Corp. Shutters The Daily iPad App

"ABSOLUTELY ILLEGAL" -- British Newspaper Nails Murdoch And News Corp To Wall

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"ABSOLUTELY ILLEGAL" -- British Newspaper Nails Murdoch And News Corp To Wall

Where is the world's wildlife? Interactive map plots global species distributions

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A collaborative project led by a team from the University of Colorado Boulder has set out to create an interactive map of the global distribution of every species of animal in the world. Explore the demo version hereJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Where is the world's wildlife? Interactive map plots global species distributions

Smart cards vital to pay-TV companies such as ONdigital

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Encrypted codes enable a pay-TV firm to charge for its programmes, without them its revenue would soon evaporateNew allegations about ONdigital's collapse centre on a small, high-tech item, the TV smart card.The smart card's encrypted codes enable a pay-TV firm to charge for its programmes, and switch off the viewers...
Smart cards vital to pay-TV companies such as ONdigital

Two Fedoras - Chattin’ Hats: Goldfish Murdoch

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Two Fedoras - Chattin’ Hats: Goldfish Murdoch

Urban analysis specialists launch the City Dashboard, a hub for real-time data on major UK cities

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Metropolitan data experts at UCL's Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis today launched the City Dashboard, a live feed of information including weather, transport, local news and social media trends for eight UK citiesJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Urban analysis specialists launch the City Dashboard, a hub for real-time data on major UK cities

No surprise: News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years

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Rolling out in February 2011, News Corporation’s The Daily launched as the world’s “first iPad-only newspaper” in the US, before finally landing in the UK App Store last September. But now, six months after laying off a third of its staff, The Daily will be shutting up shop. The initiative...
No surprise: News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years

Sky Go Extra will let users download shows to their mobile devices for £5 a month

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Being able to watch Sky TV on the go using, erm, Sky Go, is great, but streaming video away from your home router can often be costly, especially if you're on EE's basic LTE plan. Thankfully, the broadcaster is looking to launch Sky Go Extra, which, if The Telegraph...
Sky Go Extra will let users download shows to their mobile devices for £5 a month

Krugman: Great News! The WSJ Is Becoming A Murdoch Propaganda Rag

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Paul Krugman of the NYT (and left) enjoys what he's seeing in the cross-town paper: Brad DeLong and Felix Salmon both point to evidence that the Murdoch effect is degrading the Journal’s news coverage. Indeed. Read the rest of this story »See Also:NYT Brass Sound Off About PaywallsNews Corp. 'Couldn't...
Krugman: Great News! The WSJ Is Becoming A Murdoch Propaganda Rag

The Pope has joined Twitter - how are his followers distributed around the world?

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Pope Benedict XVI is on Twitter, with his English language account under the name @Pontifex. To date he has 714,646 followers, but how are they spread around the world?John Burn-Murdoch...
The Pope has joined Twitter - how are his followers distributed around the world?

The Zombie survival map: all you will need when the apocalypse comes

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Ingenious 'Zombie Survival Map' shows you where to go for food, weapons and medical treatment when the outbreak beginsJohn Burn-Murdoch...
The Zombie survival map: all you will need when the apocalypse comes

How have your local area's demographics changed since 2001? Find out using this interactive map

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How have the density and age distribution of your local area's population changed over the last 10 years? This pair of interactive maps, by the ONS data visualisation unit, shows how selected demographic measures have changed between the 2001 and 2011 censuses.John Burn-Murdoch...
How have your local area's demographics changed since 2001? Find out using this interactive map

Where do you fit into the city? French data-visualisation maps demographics from a personal perspective

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French data visualisation shows a demographic breakdown of Rennes from the perspective of an individual person or household - how do socioeconomic indicators change across the city?John Burn-Murdoch...
Where do you fit into the city? French data-visualisation maps demographics from a personal perspective

Transparency in Corporate Reporting index ranks the world's 105 largest companies. Use our interactive to see which fare best and worst

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Transparency International have given each of the world's 105 largest businesses a ranking in their index of transparency in corporate reporting. Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil was the clear leader, while the Bank of China was ranked in last place. Get the dataJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Transparency in Corporate Reporting index ranks the world's 105 largest companies. Use our interactive to see which fare best and worst

Why U.S. Prosectors Won't Be Filing Corruption Charges Against News Corp

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What if the scandal involving bribery, phone-hacking and News Corp landed in an American courtroom? It would be a great story. But despite the best efforts of some media outlets to wish the story into existence, it’s not going to happen. For two weeks, the British newspaper The Guardian...
Why U.S. Prosectors Won't Be Filing Corruption Charges Against News Corp

Interactive: MIT researchers map energy use and building material intensity across US cities

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Urban environment experts have produced a richly detailed interactive tool for exploring material and energy use in US citiesJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Interactive: MIT researchers map energy use and building material intensity across US cities

Murdoch to Sulzberger: You Are a Girly Man (@michaelwolffnyc / Vanity Fair) http://mgzr.us/=LVA

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Murdoch to Sulzberger: You Are a Girly Man (@michaelwolffnyc / Vanity Fair) http://mgzr.us/=LVA

Murdoch's newspaper The Sun has been found to be discarding political poll results it has commissioned if they don't say what it wants

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Murdoch's newspaper The Sun has been found to be discarding political poll results it has commissioned if they don't say what it wants

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV falls across Africa

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The latest UNAIDS report shows falls in the rate of transmission of HIV from mother to child across the worst affected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Explore the improvements by country using our interactive visualisationJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV falls across Africa

Here comes 'Az' -- one iPad news app closes, another goes live

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Murdoch's tablet publication, "The Daily," is closing, but another app rises in Phoenix, combining the power of local media with the creativity of the iPad. [Read more]...
Here comes 'Az' -- one iPad news app closes, another goes live

Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped

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What has happened in Gaza and Israel since the assassination of Hamas leader Ahmed al-Jabari? This map shows all the verified incidents reported by news sources and wires across the region since thenAmi SedghiJohn Burn-MurdochSimon Rogers...
Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped

Channeling Murdoch: Choices for Content Payments on the iPad

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With the launch of the iPad, the value of content is being reconsidered once again. It's clear that free (the way of Google) isn't the goal of the publishing industry. As a result, many new iPad owners are faced with the question of whether the book or magazine they own...
Channeling Murdoch: Choices for Content Payments on the iPad
Murdoch's Times unblocks search engines to seek new subscribers

Geolocated Tweets mapped in real time: where are the most active Twitter users?

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Argentinean web developer and visualsiation enthusiast Dan Zajdband has come up with an innovative way to map Tweets in real time. Watch as hundreds of messages are scattered across the map every second.John Burn-Murdoch...
Geolocated Tweets mapped in real time: where are the most active Twitter users?

Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case

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In a strongly worded opinion, US District Judge Denise Cote strongly rejected requests by Apple and book publishers to throw out a class action suit that accuses them of price-fixing. Citing ongoing state, federal and international anti-trust investigations, Cote flatly rejected arguments that Apple and the publishers had acted independently...
Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case

Time Warner Invests $36 Million In YouTube Network Maker Studios

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Time Warner has officially entered the YouTube content industry by investing $36 million into Maker Studios, a prominent network on the video-sharing site that gets roughly 2 billion views a month. (So much for the rumors of Yahoo snapping up the network!) The Time Warner Investments group deal is for $1 million...
Time Warner Invests $36 Million In YouTube Network Maker Studios

Budget 2012: top tax rates across the world since 1980, visualised

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Interactive: Will George Osborne slash Britain's top rate from 50 to 40% in the budget? Labour introduced the 50p rate just two years ago, but how have top rates changed across the OECD in the last three decades?John Burn-MurdochSimon RogersJames Ball...
Budget 2012: top tax rates across the world since 1980, visualised

Before The Paywall, Murdoch Stops Disclosing UK News Site Traffic

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With a month to go before News International raises its first paywall in June, both Times Online and Sun Online have stopped publishing their user numbers through the ABC. March monthly figures for UK newspaper sites were issued Thursday - but both Murdoch titles are absent. ABC (NYSE: DIS)...
Before The Paywall, Murdoch Stops Disclosing UK News Site Traffic

Photo sharing on Facebook visualised in an explosion of colour

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Award-winning Data-visualisation specialists Stamen Design have used data from Facebook to illustrate the explosive power of sharing on social mediaJohn Burn-Murdoch...
Photo sharing on Facebook visualised in an explosion of colour
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