Badges? Do we need some stinking badges?

Jul 15, 2011
Google News has this new thing and it's giving me a headache. Now you get badges for reading articles in Google News. Little icons that level up...

Google News is pulling the plug on Google News Archives

May 25, 2011
Three years ago Google set out to scan every newspaper everywhere, ever. After "3.5 million issues of more than 2000 newspaper titles worldwide,"...

Zite receives a strongly worded letter from publishers

Apr 1, 2011
I always love the "strongly worded letter". It's so genteel. "Oh heavens, Percy! It's a strongly worded letter! Alert the upstairs maid!"...

Details on New York Times paywall emerge

Jan 24, 2011
The Wall Street Journal has some leaked information on what the upcoming paywall for the New York Times might look like. The Times model is being ...

Murdoch and Jobs to launch The Daily next week?

Jan 11, 2011
The question mark there at the end is because evidently the January 19th date could still slip. But the plan is for Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs...

Future Tense becomes Marketplace Tech Report

Sep 17, 2010
Hi everyone. John Moe here. Starting Monday, September 20th, Future Tense will be going by the name Marketplace Tech Report. Producer Larissa An...

People still reading, watching and listening to the news

Sep 13, 2010
This final note today: Y'know how a lot of people have been lamenting the death of news, in this era of blogs and Twitter and instantaneous...

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Tech News In Brief - 5/19/10

May 19, 2010
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