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  • Wikileaks: The Book
    The sneaky leaker thats transforming investigative journalism with new media tools will have its story told in book form. Wikileaks beleaguered founder Julian Assange confirmed his book advances total more ...
  • Does Skype Slip Confirm Imminent Verizon iPhone?
    When Skype posted a FAQ about its forthcoming iPhone app, which will enable video conferencing via the phone's two cameras), it may have inadvertently leaked confirmation of a Verizon iPhone ...
  • Blizzard Hits North East, A Blizzard Of Eccommerce That Is
    The snow blanketing the East Coast over the weekend and, in many instances, giving holiday revelers an extra day to sleep off hangovers and food comas could skew some traditionally ...
  • Hackers Claim To Have Cracked Mac App Store Before It's Even Opened
    A community dedicated to cracking Apple devices has announced that it has cracking software for Apple's new Mac App store, before the store has even opened. The two-year-old community has ...
  • You Too Can File A Formal Complaint About FCC Net Neutrality Rules
    The Federal Communications Commission's new net neutrality rules are now almost a week old, and the fighting over them has just begun," writes Ars Technica. Republicans seem to be ...
  • Kindle Trounces Harry Potter, But Will Need More Than Magic With iPad Around
    Sorry Harry Potter, the third-generation Kindle has overtaken the final installment of your book series to become the most successful product in Amazon history, so the entail giant reported ...
  • The Cult of Zuck
    We've watched as Mark Zuckerberg took his first public steps, like a baby fawn stumbling away from its mother (and remember how that turned out for Bambi?), from his digital ...
  • Where Brooklyn At?
    Biggie Smalls vs. Dumbo Digerati ...
  • MySpace Sounds Conciliatory Note, Facebook Gloats
    Like a beleaguered presidential candidate who won only two states in a general election and yet refused to concede for months, MySpace has finally surrendered social networking functionality to Facebook. ...
  • Double Fantasy: Is Apple Just Announcing A Beatles Agreement?
    If Apple is really pulling out its media hype machine to announce that "The White Album" and "Abbey Road" will finally be available in the iTunes store, is it a ...
  • Apple Ready To React To Gathering Clouds?
    Apple, on its homepage this morning, promises that tomorrow's announcement concerning iTunes will be one "you'll never forget." Most music fans haven't forgotten the way Apple last year bought ...
  • MTV 'Unplugged' Finds Juicy Contradiction In Second Act
    Much has changed since "Unplugged" first premiered on MTV in 1989. The show weathered Bon Jovi through Nirvana through Jay-Z (all featured in landmark episodes), but since the 2000 the ...
  • Ed:Blog: Digital in Dumbo
    Every digital district seems to impart its own quirks and eccentricities onto its inhabitants. Boulder ain't Boston and San Francisco is a world away from São Paolo. The original capital ...
  • I Will Follow: MTV Passes Bravo On Foursquare
    MTV has overtaken Bravo as the most popular brand on Foursquare, based on followers. The network has made a concerted effort to amass followers on the location-based check-in service -- ...
  • Dorel Recreation, Manufacturer of Schwinn and Cannondale, Names Colle+McVoy AOR
    Dorel Industries Recreation and Leisure division, makers of Schwinn, Cannondale and other high-end cycling equipment and apparel, has named Colle+McVoy -- which is not coincidentally based in Minneapolis, recently ...
  • Digitaria Taps Siebert To Lead Communications
    Digitaria, the 110-person (and growing) San Diego-based digital marketing agency acquired by WPP's JWT late this summer, has named Tom Siebert its Vice President of Communications. Siebert, who had led ...
  • Chilean Miner Rescue Coverage Sets Record For Univision
    UnivisionNoticias.com, the digital presence of the Spanish-language cable station Univision, saw traffic spike to record levels with its gavel-to-gavel coverage of the miners being rescued in Chile. The site ran ...
  • JetBlue Takes Over YouTube, Hidden-Cam Videos Give Voice To Consumer Annoyance Over Airline Policies
    In its first effort for JetBlue, Interpublic's Mullen, which won the account in May, veers from the upbeat "Happy Jetting" theme of the past to more directly address the differences ...
  • HUGE Changes at Huge
    The Brooklyn-based agency Huge, partly-owned by the Interpublic Group, announced today that three key executives would move into leadership roles and David Skokna, one of the company's founders and its ...
  • Lunch at Facebook HQ: Not Exactly A Healthy Affair
    Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. sit on a sprawling grassy campus formerly occupied (and still owned by) HP. Behind the main building is a basketball court, which if today's ...
  • Facebook's Bid To Organize The Social Graph (And Own The Nascent Platform)
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced three new functions that would be rolling out on the social network over the next few days, the most significant of which is a ground-up ...
  • The Social Network Says It Has The Answer To Its Biggest Problem
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced three new functions that would be rolling out on the social network over the next few days, the most significant of which is a ground ...
  • AOL Enters Group Buying Fray
    AOL announced it will launch a group-buying site, similar to Groupon and a sea of clones, called Wow. The thing that seperates AOL's effort is, of course, its built-in scale ...
  • Ballmer: Windows Tablets Will Be Home For Christmas
    "You'll see new slates with Windows on them. You'll see them this Christmas," Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told an audience at the London School of Economics. Ballmer had actually ...
  • Skype Wide Release For Android 'Crippled'
    Skype released an app for Android, finally, but, as ReadWriteWeb points out, "it looks like Skype has released a somewhat crippled version, restricting U.S. users to WiFi only calls, ...
  • Online All Stars 2010: Ty Montague
    Ty Montague is in it for the long haul. In more ways than one. His brand-spanking-new company Co: (when we spoke the new agency he had left the top creative ...
  • Most Awesomest Revenue Stream Ever
    Brooklyn based Big Spaceship has released version 2.0 of its creation Most Awesomest Thing Ever, essentially a crowd-sourced game that perpetually randomly pits one thing against another (for ...
  • Ed:Blog: 2010 OMMA All Stars
    A couple of years ago, Michael Lebowitz, CEO and founder of Big Spaceship, lobbied us -- from the stage at OMMA Global, mind you -- to drop the "online" disclaimer ...
  • 'Upending The Old Advertising Model': Ty Montague and Rosemarie Ryan Launch Collaborative Agency
    When Ty Montague and Rosemarie Ryan left JWT earlier this year, where they sat atop the North American operation, it was with the stated intention of starting a shop of ...
  • Meet The New Twitter, Same As The Old Twitter?
    The change it had to come: Twitter unveiled its first major redesign to twitter.com late Tuesday, to an apparently quite large beta group. Eventually, says the service, all users will ...