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Google Stars Details Released

Google is testing a cloud service bookmarking tool called Google Stars that would allow Chrome browser users to add web objects and save them in a searchable index. Google Stars will enable web pages, images, videos, emails, Maps locations, Google+ pages, Drive documents and more to be moved to a …

Google formally unveils new Bay Trail Chromebooks and more

Earlier today, Google, Intel and a few key partners hosted a Chrome OS event where they formally unveiled a slew of new Intel-powered devices. While some of the devices like the LG Chromebase and HP Chromebox were announced a while back, today we learned that HP’s Chromebox will land in stores in …

Yahoo News Digest arrives on Android and launches an international edition

Four months after bringing its unconventional news app to iOS, Yahoo News Digest arrives on Android today along with international editions that bring a global perspective to currents. Yahoo News Digest for Android includes both the regular app, which provides twice-daily summaries of the day's top …

Marissa Mayer: Stop Asking If Yahoo Is a Tech or Media Company

In 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs visited Yahoo's headquarters and urged employees to decide once and for all whether it wanted to be a media company or …

The BBC Plans for the First '24/7' World Cup

The BBC has been upping the game for digital sports coverage in recent times, with the Olympic Games and its Winter counterpart showing what an all-encompassing, cross-platform broadcasting extravaganza can look like in an age of near-ubiquitous connectivity. And with the 2014 football World Cup in …

«Ça va mieux pour les titres qui ont gardé la foi dans le journalisme»

Alan Rusbridger, directeur de la rédaction du «Guardian», évoque, à travers la crise à «Libération», celle que traverse la presse à l’heure de la …

Yahoo Screen’s Android app released, comes with additional programming

Yahoo Screen, Yahoo’s mobile app for streaming video, is now available on Android. Although launched last September, Yahoo Screen had been available only to iOS users.<p>On a post to the company’s Tumblr account, Yahoo! announced Yahoo Screen on Android:<p>“The video app that allows you to watch the best</i> …

Comcast discusses future features including phone-to-TV streaming

Since news broke that Comcast and Time Warner Cable were trying to merge, Comcast has been extremely busy trying to confuse convince Washington, D.C. that a merger would be somehow good for consumers. Knowing that every move they make at the moment is under the microscope, Comcast has been on a …

Quantcast: Facebook leads all social media sites in mobile content discovery

Facebook’s (s fb) decision a year ago to focus on mobile — which will be evident at tomorrow’s F8 conference in San Francisco — makes more sense when …

Q&A: Clark Medal winner Matthew Gentzkow says the Internet hasn’t changed news as much as we think

“It remains true that the fixed costs of producing good news are still really high. It’s easy to put up a website, but to produce original reporting news content is still really expensive.”<p>The Clark Medal is one of the most prestigious awards in all of academia, awarded to the “American economist …

Facebook launches a newswire so it can help the media — while it competes with them

It seems Facebook (s fb) isn’t happy to just have a News Feed that is designed to be a newspaper, or a mobile app called Paper that is also supposed …

The new British invasion: Why Amazon, Hulu and Netflix love UK TV shows

For decades, American fans of British accents had it rough. Beginning in the 1970s, the primary access they had to television created in the United …

Journalism Is Not Content Production

Journalism is dead. Or so said everyone who told me never to pursue a career in news gathering. Given the news industry’s bleak statistics over the past few decades, such fears have certainly been well-founded. Yet, these formerly dire predictions have simmered down, replaced with a hopeful …

Google Analytics Single Reporting View: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news items that …

This Week in Review: Net neutrality under threat, and Aereo and the future of free TV

Plus: The Upshot and the explanatory journalism wave, Slate’s new membership model, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.<p><b>This week’s essential reads</b>: The few key reads this week are Ryan Singel on the FCC’s Internet regulation proposal, The New York Times’ David Carr on the …

Harvard-Backed Experfy Aims to Disrupt the Big Data Consulting Industry

Big data may be the next big thing, and as with many such trends, the field presents a new frontier for the job marketplace.<p>Entrepreneurs Harpreet …

The Simple Guide to Creative Commons Resources

What is Creative Commons<p>Creative Commons is a type of licensed attribution where authors can specify that their work can be used in a certain way. To …

The newsonomics of newspapers’ slipping digital performance

At a few smart legacy news companies, there’s digital advertising growth and smart strategy. But most newspaper companies are finding the important numbers are still headed in the wrong direction.<p>As we approach the middle of the 2010s, where do newspapers fit in the battle for America’s largest ad …