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Tony Blair Takes on Populists with New Policy Unit

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has created a new policy unit to defend the political center and tackle the polarizing effects of populism, …

Rdio will launch free, ad-supported service later this year, add traditional radio content

Music subscription service Rdio will launch a free, ad-supported service later this year, according to Cumulus (s CMLS) CEO Lew Dickey. Cumulus, …

Visible Measures Launches Fabric, A Self-Serve Ad-Buying Platform For Content Marketers

Ad company Visible Measures is launching a new ad-buying platform called Fabric, which it says is “the first of its kind to focus on native experiences” and other ads that consumers “opt in” to.<p>Fabric is a demand-side platform, which basically means that it allows advertisers to manage their data …

Bye-Bye Browsers: Why Facebook's New App Links Are a Big Deal

Facebook announced a slew of new programs and initiatives for developers at its F8 Conference, but the most exciting might just be App Links.<p>App …

Google releasing standalone mobile apps for editing docs, spreadsheets and presentations

Google's long had a Drive app for both Android and iOS, but who knows, maybe you just can't handle that many features in one program. If for some reason you're the kind of person who only wants to edit documents and never see another spreadsheet again (not that we blame you), Google just released …

Twitter’s existential dilemma: Why the super-popular social network is in trouble

The media world can’t live without tweeting. But for everyone else, it’s a take-it-or-leave-it shrug<p>Andrew Leonard<p>April 30, 2014 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Is Twitter in trouble? The company reported first quarter earnings on Tuesday, and Wall Street immediately reacted with a big thumbs down. In just half an …