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Why go through the Internet to watch TV on the go?

Apr 8, 2013
Instead of streaming movies and shows on your smartphone over Wi-Fi, why not watch them over the same transmitters that send signals to your television? Mobile TV may be the next key development for broadcasters.
Posted In: television, mobile, media

Financing the best journalism you've never read

Apr 2, 2013
Did you know you're missing out on some great reads? Journalism that never sees the light of day because, well, one person decides it's just not interesting enough to publish.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, media, journalism

Did 'barefoot homeless guy' really deserve charity?

Mar 29, 2013
Remember the “barefoot homeless guy” from when an NYPD officer bought him shoes? Well, he’s back in the news this week after being seen recently counting a “huge wad of bills.”
Posted In: media

Turmoil at 'Today' show could spell big trouble for NBC

Mar 29, 2013
NBC's 'Today' show has ceded its long-held number one position in the ratings to Good Morning America amid a high profile, unsuccessful tryout of Ann Curry as co-host.
Posted In: NBC, Today show, tv, media

Netflix offers $100,000 prize in cloud competition

Mar 15, 2013
Netflix is waving around $100,000 dollars in prize money for people with the best ideas to tune up and improve Netflix's data cloud. Netflix cloud systems director of architecture Alex Cockcroft joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to talk through the challenges of managing the company's remote data.
Posted In: netflix, cloud, Tech, innovation, media

2 secrets to Buzzfeed's success according to CEO Jonah Peretti

Mar 14, 2013
Founder and CEO of Buzzfeed, Jonah Peretti, shares his take on finding the right balance of silliness and seriousness on the social web.
Posted In: media, news media, social media

PEN is mighty, but needs to recruit new generation of writers

Mar 12, 2013
The writers' group PEN is well known for its core mission: Supporting free speech around the world. Its members include Nobel and Pulitzer prize winners. But it needs to expand, as the traditional publishing world shrinks.
Posted In: branding, media, writing, publishing

Pistorius murder media frenzy reminds some of O.J.

Feb 22, 2013
Cable news counts on the ratings bump it gets from sensational trials and other long-running stories.
Posted In: Oscar Pistorius, O.J. Simpson, trial, legal, lawsuit, media, cable TV, news

Yahoo's homepage gets help from Facebook

Feb 21, 2013
Yahoo launches a new website this week, with a Facebook partnership. It's the latest tech connection involving Yahoo, as new CEO Marissa Mayer retools the web company.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Facebook, media, Tech

Thirst CEO on creating the future of online news

Feb 18, 2013
A startup called Thirst has just launched an app for iPhone-iPads that is trying to re-invent the way we get news online.
Posted In: news, media, social media, app

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