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YouTube enables pay-per-view and advertising for live video streams

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YouTube is now letting creators make money off of their live videos by charging viewers for access or placing ads within the stream, the site announced on its publishers blog today. Essentially, this makes YouTube a pay-per-view service for the streaming video world. Satellite and Cable TV subscribers already...
YouTube enables pay-per-view and advertising for live video streams

Twitter Co-Founders' New Site, Medium, Will Open to Public in New Year

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Medium, the new publishing platform created by Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, is currently only open to a couple hundred “early adopters” who have crafted interesting stories and essays on specific topics. But that will change after the first of the new year, Williams said, when the lightweight...
Twitter Co-Founders' New Site, Medium, Will Open to Public in New Year

Twitter Founders Unveil New Publishing 'Medium'

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The guys behind Twitter have launched a new publishing tool, touted as a means to help create and sift through content on an increasingly cluttered Internet....
Twitter Founders Unveil New Publishing 'Medium'

Leebre: a Jamendo-inspired platform for free ebooks

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Commercial ebook publishing and distribution is a crowded space: Amazon, Apple, Google, Barnes and Noble and others each have stores and devices for digital books, which have been seeing consistent growth. Ebooks are undoubtedly the future of long-from content. They’ve opened up a whole range of new publishing opportunities for...
Leebre: a Jamendo-inspired platform for free ebooks
YouTube Live now offers monetization for live events, Wirecast, publishing flow, and instant analytics

Chris Pirillo Debuts E-Book: 140 Twitter Tips

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One of our favorite geeks has just released an e-book on best practices for Twitter use. Chris Pirillo's 140 Twitter Tips, a 14-page PDF, is a concise compendium of useful guidelines and helpful hints for every kind of Twitter user, from doing-it-wrong noobs to social media addicts. From the best...
Chris Pirillo Debuts E-Book: 140 Twitter Tips

TNW's Daily Dose - An Obvious new approach to blogging, Uber under Boston pressure, and more

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Twitter founders’ Obvious Corp teases a new publishing platform, Uber faces legal pressure in Boston, and Pinterest unveils new mobile apps. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button...
TNW's Daily Dose - An Obvious new approach to blogging, Uber under Boston pressure, and more

Iterations: The New Movable Type

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah (@semil) is currently an EIR with Javelin Venture Partners Back in the 15th century, Johannes Gutenberg changed the world with movable type, laying a foundation for a new printing press to spread ideas faster. Fast forward a few hundred years, and the comparisons made between the...
Iterations: The New Movable Type

Hey, Tim Ferriss: Book banning isn't a marketing gimmick

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Huckleberry Finn, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, To Kill a Mockingbird: Those are among the titles that schools and libraries have most commonly banned over the years. An Illinois school district banned a book this year because it included a reference to gay families. And Bibles and Korans...
Hey, Tim Ferriss: Book banning isn't a marketing gimmick

I Take It Back: Atavist's Deal With Brightline Retroactively Justifies Its Platform Strategy

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Credit where it’s due. Last month, I wrote a column titled “Platforms are for Pussies” in which I shook a disappointed head at media companies who have turned their backs on producing original content in favor of becoming investor-friendly “platforms”. One company I name-checked was Atavist, Evan Ratliff’s long form...
I Take It Back: Atavist's Deal With Brightline Retroactively Justifies Its Platform Strategy

Pearson, Bertelsmann team up with eye on digital books

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Joint venture will pool resources of Penguin and Random House to create a new publishing house and propel the firms into a digital age. [Read more]...
Pearson, Bertelsmann team up with eye on digital books

New Deals With Publishers Will Allow YouTube To Monetize Nearly All UGC With Copyright Music

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If you share a lot of videos on YouTube then odds are you’ve had your fair share of accidental copyright violations—you upload a video with a song you love in the background only to get a notification that the audio has been removed.  Today YouTube has announced a whole slew...
New Deals With Publishers Will Allow YouTube To Monetize Nearly All UGC With Copyright Music
Ev Williams Takes To Medium To Discuss The True Purpose Of His New Publishing Tool

Mobile game developer Pocket Gems jumps into publishing, with 3 deals already scored

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Mobile social games developer Pocket Gems has announced that it’s kicking off its publishing division with its first two titles coming to Android and iOS this month. Pocket Gems Publishing will provide game developers with “marketing expertise to ensure a successful launch, promotion to find and attract loyal users, customized...
Mobile game developer Pocket Gems jumps into publishing, with 3 deals already scored
Twitter cofounder raises money from Jack Dorsey, Bono, Al Gore for mysterious startup Jelly

Zite adds 7 new publishing partners; updates iOS app with Google Reader-inspired features

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Personalized reading app Zite is updating its iOS app Wednesday with a few Google Reader-inspired features and some algorithm changes designed to surface more obscure content. Zite also announced seven new publishing partners — including GigaOM — bringing the total number of publishers it works with to 24. Zite outlined...
Zite adds 7 new publishing partners; updates iOS app with Google Reader-inspired features

Rupert Murdoch and the LA Times: fact or folly?

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Media types are buzzing over reports that News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch is in talks to buy the LA Times and the Chicago Tribune. News Corp poured cold water on the claims today but there is enough evidence to suggest the plan is a possibility — here’s a look at...
Rupert Murdoch and the LA Times: fact or folly?

Activision teams with Flurry for new mobile publishing initiative

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Activision is teaming with mobile analytics company Flurry to establish a new mobile publishing division called Activision Mobile Publishing. The two companies announced the deal this morning, revealing the new publishing platform will provide developers with Activision’s publishing expertise and support from Flurry’s analytics, advertising and user acquisition tools.  Activision...
Activision teams with Flurry for new mobile publishing initiative

Digital story-telling and the rise of the new publishers

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In order to tell the story of Star Wars, George Lucas had to create a new technology company that was powerful enough to tell that story. The same thing has to happen in digital news publishing. That’s the conclusion of Jim Bankoff, CEO and Chairman of Vox Media, whose sites The...
Digital story-telling and the rise of the new publishers
'Goosebumps' author RL Stine tweets a horror story

Why 2012 was the year of the e-single

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What did you read this past weekend? I sat on my in-laws’ living room couch and read “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek,” a longform story in the New York Times by John Branch. The web version is packed with interactive features like video interviews and interactive graphics, and...
Why 2012 was the year of the e-single
Twitter founder Ev Williams opens up new publishing platform Medium to all Twitter employees

Kno launches a free tool for publishers to turn boring files into an interactive ebook

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Ed-tech company Kno has the support of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, but it has struggled to find its niche, until today. Kno’s CEO Osman Rashid is confident about a product that can turn a boring PDF into an interactive ebook in “minutes.” This new publishing toolwas originally called “Evolve,”...
Kno launches a free tool for publishers to turn boring files into an interactive ebook

Booting Up: A Museum for Tesla Edition

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Hey girl. (Photo: Tumblr) Google Maps updated its transit layer and now has scheduling info for more than a million public transportation stops, but that still won’t make the F train come any faster. [Google] Speaking of Google, its Mountain View campus has a 3D pasta printer for its employees....
Booting Up: A Museum for Tesla Edition

Apple Adds Thousands of Japanese Titles to iBooks

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Apple on Tuesday rolled out an incremental update to its iBooks application, one that transforms the Japanese version of the iBookstore into a true bookstore, not just a repository of public domain content. The new version, iBooks 3.1, includes hundreds of thousands of Japanese language titles, thanks to some new...
Apple Adds Thousands of Japanese Titles to iBooks
Amazon introduces 'Kindle Worlds' for... selling fanfiction?

Twitter co-founders preview Medium, a new publishing tool

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The collaborative publishing tool takes submitted content and groups it into related collections, allowing multiple people to view and add to it. [Read more]...
Twitter co-founders preview Medium, a new publishing tool

Zite update aims to better highlight stories, publications

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Newest version gives users -- both existing and new -- better tools for discovering relevant stories. Plus, Zite added new publishing partners. [Read more]...
Zite update aims to better highlight stories, publications

With A Boost From Barry Diller, Brooklyn's Atavist Turns the Page on Digital Publishing

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Evan Ratliff and Barry Diller are pretty different characters. Diller, the billionaire owner of IAC and a 300-foot super-yacht, is often described as pugnacious, tough, and volatile, or some variation thereof. Ratliff, a journalist turned entrepreneur, is basically a mild-mannered Brooklyn hipster cat owner.He’s best known for a Wired experiment-cum-cover story in which he...
With A Boost From Barry Diller, Brooklyn's Atavist Turns the Page on Digital Publishing

The Cofounders Of Twitter Launch A New Blog Platform, Medium

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Evan Williams just can't quit the online publishing business. First he founded Blogger, which he sold to Google. Then he cofounded Twitter with Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey. Now he's on to his third act, this time with Biz Stone and Jason Goldman. The centerpiece of his newest startup effort...
The Cofounders Of Twitter Launch A New Blog Platform, Medium
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