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.
ForbesLife.com 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
"People want to read articles or want to follow specific journalists but aren't particularly interested in the newspaper that it comes from anymore." That is the opinion of Alexander Klpping, co-founder of Blendle, the Dutch news aggregator which enables users to pay for articles individually and offers them an instant refund if they decide the article was not worth their time or money. The platform is the brainchild of journalist Marten Blankesteijn, who was frustrated that he could not share links to articles he had written for Dutch publications, the vast majority of which do not publish content online for …
The Russian tech blog indulged world-wide fans of iPhone with an in depth three and a half minute all-access video - showcasing the new phone from every angle. The unforeseen leak comes a week ahead of Apple's launch date. The new version iPhone 6 boasts a wider and longer, yet thinner design - with smooth, rounded edges, much more like Samsung's popular counterpart.
This new Academy will be the first in the UK to specialise in digital media, preparing generations of young people for the digital age and encouraging some of them to consider careers in our industries. It will be sponsored by the Stationers' Company. In September 2014 Crown Woods College in Greenwich will convert to academy status, with the new name of Stationers' Crown Woods Academy, and join Leigh Academies Trust along with its seven other academies, all located in South East London.
Guardian News & Media has hired Google's David Gehring for a VP of partnerships role in San Francisco. The move marks GNM's intentions, first announced in July, to increase its commercial presence in the US, and will give the publisher a presence outside of New York. The company has hired Gehring from his role leading global alliances and partnerships in the media sector at Google.