Social media sites should drastically simplify their terms and conditions, according to a new report from the UK parliament’s Science and Technology Committee.
Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users. But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no shortage of great new apps this year. From killer new productivity apps, to some of the most addicting games to ever land on the iPhone, you'd be forgiven for not being able to choose the best new offerings.
Buzzfeed hit $100 million in revenue for 2014 "earlier this year," according to an email sent by C.E.O. Jonah Peretti to staff at the company. Peretti, not one to let the company rest on its laurels, also told staff that if certain traffic metrics are hit, every Buzzfeed staff member worldwide will receive an Apple Watch.
With 1.35 billion active monthly users, Facebook continues to be the world’s largest social network by some margin, but when it comes to picking up new users, it appears to have reached a saturation point. Research out today from the Global Web Index notes that Tumblr’s active user base in the last six months grew by 120%, while Facebook’s grew by only 2%.
Future Publishing announced its results for 2014 on Friday (conveniently, the same day Quartz published an article on which day to publish bad results you wish to bury), and even for the beleaguered Future, the results were poor.
Publishers are seeking ways to add value to print ads, leveraging on core strength not available to new media competition and search engines. Companies that embrace mobility for their business need to adopt a fully integrated advertising platform against this fast-moving mobile industry to effectively position their companies ahead of competition.
"Whether that’s finding a way to get native advertising into mobile or finding new, creative ways to tell stories in that small space. Consumers are going to mobile. There’s no doubt about it. It has to be our main focus in terms of figuring out how to make the most out of that channel."
INDEPENDENT News & Media have announced the appointment of two pivotal positions in the group.
COMPANIES in Ireland will struggle to survive unless they have a digital platform, industry analysts have warned.
Will digital magazine sales ever offset print decline? The Audit Bureau of Circulations figures for January to June this year are out and the PPA has helpfully compiled a list showing the combined circulations of those magazines that have both print and digital editions.
The iPhone is no longer really a phone.
Amazon doesn't care if you can make a call on its phone. Yes, if the rumors are true, the company has built a phone, which we all expect Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos to unveil on Wednesday. But Amazon doesn't care about helping you keep in touch with friends; it cares about putting its industry-leading online retail store and services in your pocket and your hands almost 24/7.
BlackBerry will not renew T-Mobile US's license to sell BlackBerry phones when it expires on Apr. 25, the company announced in a press release.
Apple’s ‘low cost’ iPhone 5c may finally see a price reduction that may put it at ‘affordable’ even if not quite ‘low cost’ per se. But it won’t be without its trade-offs.
Here's something that's rare lately: Apple is getting an upgrade. Andy Hargreaves at Pacific Crest upgraded Apple to "outperform" from "sector perform" and gave it a $635 price target.
Taking inspiration from the much discussed New York Times Innovation Report's key recommendations, Digital Media Asia 2014 will showcase some of the hottest international trends in digital media. Media executives around the globe with share their best practices and insights on online content monetization, digital advertising, social media, tablet publishing, big data, and other recent digital innovations.
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Asia's Largest Conference on New Media Digital Media Asia 2014 will showcase the hottest international trends in digital media. Media executives around the globe with share their best practices and insights on online content monetization, digital advertising, social media, tablet publishing, big data, and other recent digital innovations.
توقع تقرير جديد أعده خبراء أمنيون من شركة “آي بي إم” IBM، واستنادًا على البيانات التي جُمعت خلال الأشهر الستة الأولى من عام 2014، أن ينخفض عدد الثغرات الأمنية التي يُكشف عنها علنًا إلى ما دون 8,000، وذلك لأول مرة منذ عام 2011.
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