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Huge Changes Are Coming To Twitter

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AllThingsD's Mike Isaac has an excellent news story on the state of Twitter. That said, it's very long. Here are the important points: Twitter wants to make "expanded, multi-media-rich tweets," like the kind you see from the New York Times already, an inherent part of the Twitter product. These "expanded,...
Huge Changes Are Coming To Twitter

Bing's top searches reveal iPhone 5 as No. 1 news story

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What do the iPhone 5, Kim Kardashian, and Pizza Hut have in common? Top Bing searches. [Read more]...
Bing's top searches reveal iPhone 5 as No. 1 news story

This News Story From China Says That Apple Has Cut Back iPad Production (AAPL)

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A few days ago, a Chinese web site ran a story about how black-market prices for the new iPad have dropped in China--so much so that smugglers were returning iPads to Apple Stores in the US instead of shipping them to China and reselling them. Now, the same site...
This News Story From China Says That Apple Has Cut Back iPad Production (AAPL)

Police Warn San Jose Trail Attacker Has Struck Again - News Story - KTVU San Francisco

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Police Warn San Jose Trail Attacker Has Struck Again - News Story - KTVU San Francisco

Should you trust that report? Open source tool can help

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The Web may have put a wealth of good information within closer reach than ever before, but as any Internet user knows, it's done the same for all the heaps of misinformation out there. Aiming to help news consumers distinguish the two, the nonprofit Sunlight Foundation on Tuesday launched...
Should you trust that report? Open source tool can help

DA's Sex Ed Warning Stumps Wis. Teachers, Kids - Staying Healthy News Story

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DA's Sex Ed Warning Stumps Wis. Teachers, Kids - Staying Healthy News Story

The Next Web is hiring writers in San Francisco and New York

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Are you a sharp, keen, well-connected tech writer who loves to break news, works their contact book and takes pride in being first to a story? If so, we want to hear from you as we’re currently looking to bolster our global team with hires in San Francisco and New...
The Next Web is hiring writers in San Francisco and New York

Never mind the analysis - abuse and vitriol are trending on Twitter

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Newsrooms with one or both eyes on digital trends are going to produce what provokes an online reaction. But where does that leave detail and complexity?Listen to the editor of the Daily Telegraph talking about his job and a day stuffed full of "data-influenced decisions". Here's a news story, breaking...
Never mind the analysis - abuse and vitriol are trending on Twitter

Why I Love the BBC News Website

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The BBC News website at news.bbc.co.uk sports a very elegant design, the choice of colors and typefaces makes the text very readable and you don’t have to register to read a news story on the BBC website. There’s however another reason why I love the BBC website – it actively...
Why I Love the BBC News Website

Programming The News: The Future Of Reporting Is Algorithms

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This may seem like the sort of statement usually delivered by an overblown narrator as rockets and lasers go zooming* by, but here goes: In the world of journalism, the future is now! Granted, it's the kind of future that often makes waves in the present and raises at...
Programming The News: The Future Of Reporting Is Algorithms

Marksta app - fighting for photography copyright

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Multimedia photojournalist John D McHugh discusses his new Marksta app, which adds watermarks to photographs before they are shared on social mediaAs a photojournalist, I tell stories with images. It's a simple concept. I work very hard, and make many personal sacrifices, to tell these stories. They have often been...
Marksta app - fighting for photography copyright
Facebook privacy scare illuminates the evolution of online conversation

On fairness, accuracy and why media has a responsibility to companies

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A few weeks ago I sent out a tweet that laid out, very simply, what our responsibilities were as a tech blog. We have a responsibility first to our readers, then second to the companies that we cover. That raised a bit of a stink, because many bloggers (and readers)...
On fairness, accuracy and why media has a responsibility to companies

Brizzly Teases Upcoming ‘Picnics’ Feature

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Not being a fan of memory-hogging desktop clients, I prefer to use Web apps in my browser of choice (Google Chrome) for most everything. For Twitter, I tend to use Brizzly, a product of San Francisco-based Thing Labs, which was founded by former Googlers. It’s a nice Web app,...
Brizzly Teases Upcoming ‘Picnics’ Feature

Smells Like 98

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As negative news story after negative news story swamps the Rudd Government, 2010 looks like 98 redux. The election is due by early next year, but with the Government already playing the double dissolution election trigger game this year, I’m betting it will be sooner rather than later. Unlikely a...
Smells Like 98

Is Digg Completely Irrelevant to Gen Y?

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Taking a look at popular posts among my peer group (college students, aged 17-25) shows that few of them share the same type of popularity on Digg that they do on other networks. Likely because these students have little interest in using Digg, even for a quick upvote. To put...
Is Digg Completely Irrelevant to Gen Y?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 specs allegedly leak in full

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 phablet is believed to be only days from its official release, but a Korean newspaper claims to have jumped the gun on what, exactly, the stylus-toting handset will bring to the table. The Note 2 GT-N7100 will have a 5.5-inch 1280 x 720 display, so the Seoul...
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 specs allegedly leak in full

Android Is Suddenly In A Lot Of Trouble (GOOG, AAPL)

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The mobile story for 2011 was the rise of Android. It looks like the mobile story for 2012 is not going to be so good for Android. It appears as though the operating system is in choppy waters, and is suddenly facing a lot of trouble. We're going to lay...
Android Is Suddenly In A Lot Of Trouble (GOOG, AAPL)

LOL! It turns out that most condoms are too small for Indian men - http://bit.ly/qYikH - is this supposed to be a serious news story?

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LOL! It turns out that most condoms are too small for Indian men - http://bit.ly/qYikH - is this supposed to be a serious news story?

"Syrian Electronic Army" hacks NPR publishing system, edits articles

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NPR's Web publishing system and several of the news agency's Twitter accounts were hacked yesterday by a group supportive of the Syrian government that calls itself the "Syrian Electronic Army." "Late Monday evening, several stories on the NPR website were defaced with headlines and text that said 'Syrian Electronic...
"Syrian Electronic Army" hacks NPR publishing system, edits articles
Holy Crap, Marissa Mayer Is Now In Charge of Yahoo

Slashdot News Story | Firefox Is Lagging Behind, Its Co-Founder Says

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Slashdot News Story | Firefox Is Lagging Behind, Its Co-Founder Says

The Next Web is looking for top-class tech reporters in London

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Here at The Next Web, our UK coverage is an important part of what we do. So, in addition to hiring in San Francisco and New York, we’re now looking to recruit a kick-ass tech reporter based in, or within regular commuting distance of, London. You’ll need to be a...
The Next Web is looking for top-class tech reporters in London

Marissa Mayer Defends Her Work From Home Ban (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer finally spoke out about the most controversial decision she's made so far since becoming Yahoo CEO last August: her ban on working from home. At a conference for human resources professionals in Los Angeles, Mayer said "people are more productive when they're alone, but they're more collaborative and innovative when...
Marissa Mayer Defends Her Work From Home Ban (YHOO)

Print Mindset vs. Internet Mindset: Do You Link? Do You Credit Sources?

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We recently wrote about how the NY Post was caught taking a blogger's story and rewriting it for itself -- noting the hypocrisy of a News Corp. newspaper copying from someone else, after Rupert Murdoch and his top execs have been going around decrying various news aggregators (and Google especially)...
Print Mindset vs. Internet Mindset: Do You Link? Do You Credit Sources?

Study Finds That We Still Believe Untruths Even After Instant Online Corrections

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If you’ve ever wondered why birthers, inside jobbers, and other conspiracy theorists won’t simply take the truth at face value, two researchers at OSU have found that we tend to ignore – and reject – instant corrections to data. The study, performed by R. Kelly Garrett and Brian Weeks, examined...
Study Finds That We Still Believe Untruths Even After Instant Online Corrections

Samsung's new Galaxy Phone gets official teaser (video)

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The countdown is over and Samsung's not offering much to whet our appetite. Some opaque angles of galactic travel are meant to represent next week's big news story, alongside some brief claims of technology that fits easily into your hand and finishes on those glossy enamel puddles seen earlier....
Samsung's new Galaxy Phone gets official teaser (video)

Video News Specialist Wochit Raises $4.75 Million From Redpoint, Cedar Fund, And Greycroft

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Video is becoming an increasingly important part of news coverage online. But it’s also expensive and time-consuming to produce, and many publishers don’t have the resources to create them on their own. A startup called Wochit is changing the economics around video production for breaking news, and has raised $4.75...
Video News Specialist Wochit Raises $4.75 Million From Redpoint, Cedar Fund, And Greycroft

Yahoo Quickly Plugs Summly's Tech Into Its iOS App

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Not even a month has passed since Yahoo announced its $30 million acquisition of news summarization app Summly and already the company is making good use of its algorithmic summation technology. On Monday, Yahoo rolled out a new version of its flagship mobile app for Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch....
Yahoo Quickly Plugs Summly's Tech Into Its iOS App
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