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German publishers say Google won't get the same deal it got in France

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German newspaper and magazine publishers said Monday that they won't give Google the same copyright deal as it struck with French publishers to settle a dispute over revenue lost when news article snippets appear in search results....
German publishers say Google won't get the same deal it got in France

I love the photo that goes along with the BBC News article on the dinosaurs going extinct due to a space object http://jty.me/yz

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I love the photo that goes along with the BBC News article on the dinosaurs going extinct due to a space object http://jty.me/yz

Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS

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Onswipe, a startup that helps publishers build websites optimized for iPads and other touchscreen devices, is closing out what sounds like a big year. Content published through the Onswipe platform reached 44 million unique visitors over the course of the year, the company says, and it’s now reaching 10 million...
Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS

Hands-on with TED Books for iOS: discoverability is good, polish needed

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TED Books' home screen on the iPad TED Talk videos have an almost cult-like following among the geek crowd, but many of the topics discussed within are usually much more complex than the bite-sized videos tend to get into. That's why TED launched TED Books at the beginning of...
Hands-on with TED Books for iOS: discoverability is good, polish needed

The power of Twitter

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How I became a convert to Twitter• The teaching and education community on Twitter is truly inspirationalI signed up for Twitter several years ago but struggled to understand the point. What is it? What is it for? What information can I share in 140 characters? I did what millions of...
The power of Twitter

LinkedIn Launches URL Shortener, Enhances Sharing Options For Content

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Professional social network LinkedIn has been steadily expanding its presence outside of its platform through integrations with Twitter, and Microsoft Outlook and opening up the platform’s API. And as LinkedIn takes its data and status updates from users outside of the network, the company has enhanced its sharing and privacy...
LinkedIn Launches URL Shortener, Enhances Sharing Options For Content

Confirmed: LinkedIn Rolling Out 'Simpler' Homepage To All Users In Coming Weeks

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Just a little update on our report from last week about LinkedIn and what appeared to be new test pages for its website: the company today has confirmed the changes and says that it will be rolling them out to all its 160 million-plus users in the next couple of...
Confirmed: LinkedIn Rolling Out 'Simpler' Homepage To All Users In Coming Weeks

Gravity Announces Labs and Open Source Projects

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Gravity, a company that provides "interest graphs" based on content visited by users has announced Gravity Labs. Gravity Labs is, as CTO Jim Benedetto puts it, "an initial peek into our underlying interest graph infrastructure as well as a showcase of some of our Open Source projects." Sponsor Some of...
Gravity Announces Labs and Open Source Projects
Education | Verbal Java: Meaning-Based Language Can Be Instantly Translated

UK Newspaper Licencing Agency Says Musicians Need To Pay To Quote Reviews

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I wonder how copyright maximalist musicians feel about this particular story. Techdirt reader glassneedles alerts us to an offline (!?!) news article in the publication Private Eye, about how the UK's Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) has declared that musicians who quote positive reviews from newspapers need to pay £1,250 per...
UK Newspaper Licencing Agency Says Musicians Need To Pay To Quote Reviews

Facebook Chat for Groups: Clobby

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If you’ve ever wanted to have more real-time interaction for your Facebook Page or Group, or even just for you and your friends, give Clobby a try. This newly launched application will let you conduct massively multiplayer chats right from your Facebook page.It’s an interesting idea for engaging people...
Facebook Chat for Groups: Clobby

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Experience more with expanded Tweets

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Starting today, you can discover more interactive experiences inside any Tweet on twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com. When you expand Tweets containing links to partner websites, you can now see content previews, view images, play videos and more. You’ve probably expanded Tweets before to play videos from YouTube or see photos from...
Experience more with expanded Tweets
LinkedIn Adds Web Notifications For Accepted Connections and Shares, Mobile Coming Soon

Twitter teams up with media companies for more content in expanded tweets

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Twitter is expanding the range of content that’s going to be shown in tweets on Twitter.com, as well as mobile.twitter.com. According to a blog post, you’ll now see content from “a diverse and growing group of new partners” that include names like Time and The Wall Street Journal. “It’s easier...
Twitter teams up with media companies for more content in expanded tweets

Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

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News consumption app Circa has updated its sharing interface for iOS devices, making it much easier to email, tweet, or post about specific parts of an article. The sharing pop-up now features three primary outlets for distributing content; email, text messages and iMessage, and Twitter and Facebook. The real difference...
Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

Twitter for iPhone updated with enhancements to search and notifications

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Twitter just announced on its blog that its iPhone client will be getting an update today with enhancements made to “discover, search and notifications”. The update doesn’t appear to be live yet, but it will be available here when it is. Included in the update is new “Activity” section within...
Twitter for iPhone updated with enhancements to search and notifications
Cyberhoarding: The 5 best services for saving stuff online

Facebook Starts Turning Listen, Read, and Watch Stories Into Ads

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When you listen, read, or watch through a Facebook Open Graph app, a few of your friends hear about through the news feed, Ticker, or Timeline. Starting this week, Facebook is allowing advertisers to pay for more exposure of listen, read, or watch stories that mention them by turning the stories...
Facebook Starts Turning Listen, Read, and Watch Stories Into Ads

LinkedIn finally shakes the ugly off its homepage, here's the redesign

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LinkedIn has unveiled a pretty new homepage today. The redesign strips away all the clutter, leaving you with news from your network and a chronological and algorithmically weighted stream of updates from your professional contacts. In short, it’s looking a lot more like a professional version of Facebook or...
LinkedIn finally shakes the ugly off its homepage, here's the redesign

nice piece on Pat Phelan - blogger of the year http://www.siliconrepublic.com/news/article/15764/

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nice piece on Pat Phelan - blogger of the year http://www.siliconrepublic.com/news/article/15764/

Every dolphin's gone surfin'! Stunning pictures as hundreds glide in on monster waves | Mail Online - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1251711/Every-dolphins-gone-surfin-Stunning-pictures-hundreds-glide-monster-waves.html

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Every dolphin's gone surfin'! Stunning pictures as hundreds glide in on monster waves | Mail Online - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1251711/Every-dolphins-gone-surfin-Stunning-pictures-hundreds-glide-monster-waves.html

E-mail sharing is vanishing from the online news world

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Have you noticed your in-box contains fewer messages from friends who “thought you would be interested” in a random news article? A new survey shows that this type of news sharing has fallen off a cliff in recent months. According to BuzzFeed, people e-mailing stories on its network has dropped...
E-mail sharing is vanishing from the online news world

LinkedIn continues news page revamp

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The professional networking site adds commenting and liking features to the news-article network created by your connections. [Read more]...
LinkedIn continues news page revamp
Was Righthaven right to sue an Ars author?

The 200ft dragon set to become the tallest sculpture in Britain | Mail Online - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1254638/The-200ft-dragon-set-tallest-sculpture-Britain.html#

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The 200ft dragon set to become the tallest sculpture in Britain | Mail Online - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1254638/The-200ft-dragon-set-tallest-sculpture-Britain.html#

Nature's best: The natural environment's greatest ever images brought to together for 'green auction' - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1267932/The-greatest-nature-photographs-time.html

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Nature's best: The natural environment's greatest ever images brought to together for 'green auction' - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1267932/The-greatest-nature-photographs-time.html

DMCA Notices So Stupid It Hurts

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Google's decision to be much more transparent about DMCA takedowns for search has revealed a swathe of absolutely ridiculously stupid DMCA notices. We've covered some already, but TorrentFreak has found some more -- including multiple cases of DMCA notices by copyright holders that aren't just against their own best interests,...
DMCA Notices So Stupid It Hurts

The LinkedIn cleanup continues: Announces new, more streamlined homepage design

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It looks like LinkedIn is taking this summer as a time for some cleanup, as it announced a new, more streamlined homepage design today. Since it got cut off from automatically pulling in tweets, the site has become way less noisy, making it something that I can actually use again....
The LinkedIn cleanup continues: Announces new, more streamlined homepage design

Sharing News on LinkedIn just got easier

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Most of us turn to blogs, newspapers, magazines, trade publications, and more when we’re looking for the info we need.  But just as often, we count on our colleagues and peers to point out the stuff we should read. That’s why we’ve just made some incremental changes to how sharing...
Sharing News on LinkedIn just got easier
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?