Thursday, September 4, 2014
      • Publishers Urge Rejection Of Google's Antitrust OfferGigaom

        It already looks like Google's European search antitrust case will roll on for some time yet, thanks to a host of new complainants and some pertinent criticisms of the concessions Google has put on the table, but here's another voice calling for the Commission to reject that deal.

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      • To Cover The Luxury LifestyleInPublishing covers the world of luxury and is expected to leverage content from Forbes staff writers and more than 150 expert contributors based around the globe - including journalists who have written for The New York Times, Vogue, Esquire, The New Yorker and more. Content on the site is divided by channel topic, such as: Travel, Cars & Bikes, Style, Planes & Boats, Homes, Watches & Jewelry, Tech, Food & Drink, Arts, and Video.

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      • IPC Media Now To Be Known As Time Inc. UKThe Drum

        IPC Media will undergo a rebrand by parent company Time Inc. to become Time Inc. UK, the company has announced. According to Time Inc. chairman and CEO Joe Ripp, the move will allow the company to better leverage its global presence. IPC Media counts more than 60 brands among its portfolio, including Country Life, What's on TV and Woman.

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      • BuzzFeed Looking To Add Meat To Business NewsRe/code

        Everyone knows that BuzzFeed does lists and quizzes and videos you like to click on and share. Some people know that BuzzFeed also does reporting from far-flung places, and some delicate, thoughtful features. But not many people know that BuzzFeed also does business reporting. This is a bit of a frustration for Peter Lauria, the veteran reporter BuzzFeed brought in from Reuters to launch its business section last year. But he's plugging away at it, turning out a combination of scoops, GIFs and analysis.

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      • Is It Wrong To Look At Ill-gotten Videos?The Daily Beast

        Are you being party to butchery if you watch an ISIS beheading video made with the very hope you will watch it and slickly composed to impart the greatest impact when you do? Is viewing these videos abetting evil? On a lesser note, are you participating in a shameful violation of privacy if you view nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and others that were pilfered and posted by computer hackers?

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      • Take After Take For Every Kind Of AudienceGigaom

        A profusion of similar "takes" erupts online after almost any major news event - and the driving force behind that phenomenon is the fact that readers are in control of the process now, not editors or writers. Is that good or bad? Good question.

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      • EU Commission Launches Antitrust Probe Into WhatsApp DealThe Drum

        EU antitrust regulators have launched an investigation into Facebook's proposed WhatsApp acquisition, asking communication rivals whether it would monopolise the market or drive up prices. Watchdogs have sent questionnaires to EU brands and telecom providers asking them what impact the deal could have.The $19bn acquisition is Facebook's most expensive deal to date. The EU Commission's findings are scheduled to be published in early October.

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      Children Hold Digital Future In Their Hands

      Those born after 2000 are the most digitally savvy people on the planet these days. They are taught from an early age about use of social, cyberbullying and the basic techniques to search for information. ...More

        How Do You Triage Your Inbox?

        There are various opinions about the psychology of today's email recipient, some based on real-life stats and survey data and others simply using common sense, empathy and logic. Most agree that with so many people reading their emails on their phones, more consumers now see emails soon after they are received no matter where they are or what else they are doing. These people are also less likely to click through at this time, because they're making the time-killing inbox check, performing an initial triage when they are checking email on the go. ...More

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