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War of the Wall Street robots

Feb 21, 2014
The high-speed trading world is run by algorithms and computers.
Posted In: robots, Wall Street, wire service, business wire, news, media, trading

eBay founder Pierre Omidyar plans new media company

Oct 17, 2013
The founder of eBay gets into the news business, even recruiting Glenn Greenwald, who brings with him a trove of unpublished security documents from Edward Snowden.
Posted In: journalism, glenn greenwald, ebay, news

Al Jazeera America: What's the business model?

Aug 20, 2013
With lots of cash to throw into the launch, Al Jazeera America doesn’t need the kind of advertising revenue its competitors bring in.
Posted In: media, Al Jazeera, TV news, news, Qatar

What's news worth to consumers?

Aug 9, 2013
A look at how individuals decide to pay for information.
Posted In: newspapers, jeff bezos, news, online news

The Chicago Tribune's kitty exclusive

Jul 31, 2013
Don't worry guys, the Internet has no memory, unless there's a kitten involved or something.
Posted In: newspaper, media, news

How the world consumes news: Depends on where you live

Jun 26, 2013
Digital consumption of news is rising worldwide, thanks to increasing usage of tablets and sharing on social media.
Posted In: news, media

Google Reader fail: Internet outraged (again)

Mar 14, 2013
The Google Reader is going away. Why? Because it was losing users, didn’t make money and what’s good for some of us isn’t necessarily good for Google. That’s the way of the tech world.
Posted In: Google, google reader, news, Internet, Feedly, flipboard

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

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

How did you hear the Pope is quitting: Horseback messenger or Taxi TV?

Feb 13, 2013
How does today's news compare to the information technology that was around when the last Pope resigned in 1415?
Posted In: Pope Benedict, Catholic church, Tech, history, news

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