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Generation #DigitalDisruptor

Nov 5, 2011
Over the past 30 years, digital technologies have up-ended all corners of business and industry, making some obsolete and inventing new ones all together. Here's the view from those of us who grew up digital.
Posted In: Internet, digital, innovation

Digital library launches without Boston celebration

Apr 18, 2013
The Digital Public Library of America goes online today, with 2.4 million pieces of art and history.
Posted In: library, digital, boston

How the DMCA protects printers' ink and other unintended consequences

Apr 8, 2013
As the digital age progresses, is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act moving with it? Harvard Law Professor Jonathan Zittrain explains the law and its upcoming tests.
Posted In: copyright, digital, 3D printing

What's lost when phone service goes digital

Nov 8, 2012
AT&T is making a big investment in its digital network -- and signaling its original, and extremely reliable, copper-wire system is on the way out.
Posted In: AT&T, phone, digital

Newsweek magazine calls it quits

Oct 18, 2012
Digital media advocate Jeff Jarvis talks about the announcement that Newsweek will cancel its print issue and go digital-only.
Posted In: media, newsweek, magazines, digital, Diller, ryssdal, jarvis

As Newsweek ends print edition, a look back

Oct 18, 2012
Michael Isikoff, who reported for Newsweek from 1994 until 2010 shares his thoughts on the end of Newsweek in print and what the magazine meant to staffers and readers over the years.
Posted In: newsweek, magazines, digital

The mobile Internet economy

May 31, 2012
The troubled Facebook IPO is casting a pall over high tech (wrongly, I think). The signal moment for the emergence of an even larger digital economy wasn't Facebook. It was Apple's iPad. It's the visible symbol of the rapid embrace of wireless data -- video, images, content, data and communication -- throughout the global economy. A safe forecast: The mobile Internet will transform personal finance.
Posted In: Internet, smartphones, digital, Personal Finance, borrow, health care, pets

Online TV grabs for ad dollars

May 2, 2012
Online giants like Yahoo, YouTube and Hulu create original programs to lure advertising dollars away from traditional television.
Posted In: digital, advertising, online advertising, upfronts

Walmart launches disc-to-digital service

Apr 16, 2012
DreamWorks Animation SKG and five other studios are teaming up to convert DVDs into an online movie library.
Posted In: Walmart, DVDs, blu-ray, digital, Entertainment

Digital music sales surpass CD and vinyl

Mar 29, 2012
Official music industry sales numbers for the year of 2011 are out this week, and for the first time, digital sales are taking up the majority of the market.
Posted In: Music, digital

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