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Home Page Design Advice from October 1991, 3 Months After the Web's Public Debut

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In the early days of the web, its developers created a backchannel for discussing its progress. They called the mailing list www-talk, and it remains an active discussion group. This week, Ed Summers, who writes code for libraries, released the archives of the list's emails from 1991, when the web...
Home Page Design Advice from October 1991, 3 Months After the Web's Public Debut
Google gets into market research, turns online surveys into paywall replacements
Reality be damned: iOS 7 wish list, continued

Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers

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Since debuting on the iPad back in May, Snap, a mobile photography magazine created by Instagram competitor Hipstamatic, is launching on the iPhone and Web to expand its potential readership. As we previously explained, Snap isn’t just a giant gallery of vintage-inspired images; it’s a monthly culture and lifestyle magazine that explores artists,...
Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers

Ten things Oracle v. Google tells us about the judge presiding over Yahoo v. Facebook

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On Google+ I recently said that I don't consider Yahoo v. Facebook, however interesting it may be for the Internet community at large, to be sufficiently wireless-related for the FOSS Patents blog to cover. That said, I felt that this particular post would be of interest to at least parts...
Ten things Oracle v. Google tells us about the judge presiding over Yahoo v. Facebook

comScore: Amazon Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than Apple iPad users

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Between June and August 2012, 37.1 percent of tablet owners read a newspaper on their device at least once a month, while 11.5 percent of tablet owners read them almost daily. An even higher monthly readership rate, 39.6 percent of tablet owners, consumed magazines/periodicals on their device. The latest data...
comScore: Amazon Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than Apple iPad users
Calm down, Marco: micropublishing is about more than just The Magazine

Sales growth outpacing audience growth at world's biggest online newspaper

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Last week, Mail Online – which overtook NYTimes.com’s readership in December – hailed passing the 100 million monthly uniques milestone. On Tuesday, its publisher DMGT said digital revenue in its Associated Newspapers division, which contains MailOnline and Metro.co.uk, grew 72 percent in the last 11 months. That is against the...
Sales growth outpacing audience growth at world's biggest online newspaper

Nice Alert: Our Annual Request for Civility in Comments

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One of the joys of running a Web site is the constant interaction with readers from around the globe. At any time of the day or night, you, our readership, can read what we write and respond with censure, praise and ideas that take our work in new directions....
Nice Alert: Our Annual Request for Civility in Comments

RT @fadetheory "RT @BibliOdyssey: 'Reading: Harvard Views of Readers, Readership, & Reading HIstory' http://bit.ly/d2pH8p" | @john_overholt

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RT @fadetheory "RT @BibliOdyssey: 'Reading: Harvard Views of Readers, Readership, & Reading HIstory' http://bit.ly/d2pH8p" | @john_overholt

Flash analysis: Xbox One

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On Tuesday, May 21, Microsoft raised the curtain on its first new gaming console in nearly seven years: the Xbox One. In order to better understand how the Xbox One is being received by the larger tech community, we surveyed GigaOM’s own readership on the new offering. So which new...
Flash analysis: Xbox One

Xbox Games on Windows: What it is, and what it is most definitely not

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The great folks over at Ars Technica have a post out today that explains in granular detail exactly how Xbox Games on Windows will function. Given that the project is a standard Microsoft soup of this and that, TNW decided to break it into bite sized bits for all of...
Xbox Games on Windows: What it is, and what it is most definitely not

Google Analytics Dashboard – A Powerful Wordpress Traffic Monitoring Plugin

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Are you running a Wordpress blog?  One very important aspect of the blogger’s job is to keep track of his web traffic.  It is good to know how many visitors you have and whether that number is climbing or tanking. It’s also good to know as much as you...
Google Analytics Dashboard – A Powerful Wordpress Traffic Monitoring Plugin

iOS reading platform Readmill partners with digital marketplace Gumroad

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Readmill, a Berlin-based startup that offers e-reading apps for iOS, has partnered with digital marketplace Gumroad to let authors sell ebooks directly through the site. The company also announced partnerships with Faber Factory and Firsty Group, which provide services for independent publishers. Gumroad was founded by former Pinterest designer Sahil...
iOS reading platform Readmill partners with digital marketplace Gumroad

DailyWorth Raises A $1 Million Series A2 Financing Round

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DailyWorth, an online community for financially minded women, is closing another strong round of funding by raising a Series A2 of $1 million. This round comes sixteen months after raising $2 million in their Series A last January. This round was led by DFJ Gotham, while additional investors include Gabriel...
DailyWorth Raises A $1 Million Series A2 Financing Round

Advertisers should slash newspaper and magazine budgets, says WPP boss

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Sir Martin Sorrell says WPP finds huge disparity between outlay on advertising and time consumers spend reading publicationsSir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP, has said advertisers should think seriously about slashing the amount they spend on newspapers and magazines - and accused Google, Facebook and Twitter of being...
Advertisers should slash newspaper and magazine budgets, says WPP boss

Wildly Popular Irish Newspaper Puts Up Paywall And Gets... 1,215 Subscribers

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Paywalls sound like a great idea. They just don't work. Roy Greenslade, The Guardian: [S]ince its launch in December 2009, the [Irish] News's site has secured just 1,215 paid subscriptions: 525 weekly, 370 monthly and 320 yearly. In other words, whatever positive gloss one tries to put on those figures,...
Wildly Popular Irish Newspaper Puts Up Paywall And Gets... 1,215 Subscribers

E-book readership grows, but will e-reader device sales grow too?

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Based on the Harris poll, the e-reader market is dominated by only three brands: Apple’s iPad, Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Amazon’s Kindle....
E-book readership grows, but will e-reader device sales grow too?
Quora Launches Blogging Platform With Mobile Text Editor To Give Every Author A Built-In Audience

It's Time People Realized That The Drudge Report Is A Major Media Property Worth $100s Of Millions Of Dollars

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Everyone knows about The Drudge Report, the site that journalist and entrepreneur Matt Drudge created more than a decade ago. Everyone knows that The Drudge Report has an extraordinarily large readership, especially given the size of the editorial team that produces it (one, maybe two people, including Drudge himself) Everyone...
It's Time People Realized That The Drudge Report Is A Major Media Property Worth $100s Of Millions Of Dollars

Sullivan's Dish racks up $333k from 12k subscribers in one day at an average rate of $28 per subscription

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Andrew Sullivan made waves yesterday announcing that he was taking his publication and team away from The Daily Beast, and striking out on his own. His plan to sell yearly subscriptions to the blog at a rate of $19.99 – you can pay more if you wish – raised many...
Sullivan's Dish racks up $333k from 12k subscribers in one day at an average rate of $28 per subscription

Guardian to launch new platform to streamline access to web content

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Theguardian.com will provide one destination for UK, mobile, US and Australian sites as monthly digital browsers hits 80mThe Guardian is to launch a new global web presence, theguardian.com, in recognition of the newspaper's increasingly international digital appeal.The move will streamline access to Guardian content - amalgamating the main entry point...
Guardian to launch new platform to streamline access to web content
The New York Times launches Chinese-language website

How Adzerk Made It Big (With Reddit's Help)

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When James Avery of Adzerk met Alexis Ohanian in New York at an online advertising conference last year, he was ready. He had been angling to work with Reddit, the popular sharing site Ohanian had co-founded, for two years. After a brief exchange, Ohanion introduced Avery to the programming team...
How Adzerk Made It Big (With Reddit's Help)

Mendeley Throws Open the Doors to Academic Data

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Innovations in communications software and websites can be quite exciting. After the dust dies down, however, it's really not clear how much more information has been made available, how much more people can communicate, how much more thinking has been enabled. London-based Mendeley's offering up an Open API and making...
Mendeley Throws Open the Doors to Academic Data

Things Get Emotional on the Front Stoop

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Little value for journalists or their readership is created in the race to be first. We need a media that races to be right. –Dave Pell, in a blog post entitled “Get Off My Stoop”...
Things Get Emotional on the Front Stoop

The decline of traditional media [Infographic]

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When was the last time you bought a print newspaper, a book or a DVD? If you are reading these lines, chances are your media diet is mostly digital. Yet, these changes have deep implications – not only for the media industry, which sees ad dollars slowly migrate, but also...
The decline of traditional media [Infographic]

Survey: iPad driving news readership http://bit.ly/9wLmGI

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Survey: iPad driving news readership http://bit.ly/9wLmGI

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

BuzzFeed officially lands in the UK with a new localized homepage

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Almost three months after BuzzFeed landed $19.3m to help grows its social/viral news site, a new UK-centric edition of the Web publication has officially opened for business. While we already knew it was coming, UK-based BuzzFeed fans will – from today – see slightly different content on the homepage to...
BuzzFeed officially lands in the UK with a new localized homepage
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