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The Future of Sanook: Thailand’s Largest Web Portal

You may not have heard of Sanook, but by internet standards, the company is a grizzled veteran in Thailand, founded by Poramate Minsiri way back in …

YouTube India Integrates Music Purchase From Flipkart, iTunes

<i>By Nikhil Pahwa ( @nixxin , +NikhilPahwa , nikhil@medianama.com ) April 2, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>This a big development for the sale of …

What’s keeping your doctor off Twitter

Patients are actively looking to engage their physicians online, but doctors aren’t too keen on the idea. What’s the big fuss?<p>Fears of potential lawsuits and concerns with patient privacy are a big part of what’s holding doctors back from starting their own Twitter handles, but Kevin Pho (he’s a …

Social Media

Jama’a al-Islamiya proposes new Islamist media outlets

Jama’a al-Islamiya and its political wing, the Construction and Development party, have proposed establishing new satellite channels and newspapers …

Transparency report from Microsoft follows open letter from rights groups | US & Canada

Back in December, a young Lebanese activist and developer named Nadim Kobeissi sent an email around several lists. The gist: "Isn't it time for an open letter regarding Skype?" Kobeissi was referring to an issue that's been raised by numerous technologists and activists over the years: Whether or …

Amazon Reviews Media Account

Amazon is conducting a media-agency review, Ad Age has learned.<p>WPP's Mindshare handles the e-tail giant's offline media work and sibling agency MEC …

Advertising Industry

TED Radio Hour explores what happens when we make mistakes

It happens to the best of us: as hard as we try to be perfect, on occasion, we mess up. Today’s TED Radio Hour explores how we deal with mistakes and …

IKEA Parts for Stool Hacked to Build Bicycle

Artists Andreas Bhend and Samuel Bernier teamed up to take do-it-yourself to another level.<p>Having some previous success using a 3D printer to create …

Bitcoin, up 152% this month, tops $1 billion in total value

Digital currency bitcoin continues its remarkable and somewhat inexplicable run. It’s up 152% this month, and today the total value of all outstanding bitcoins—its market capitalization, if you will—topped $1 billion for the first time before settling back down.<p>That’s quite a milestone, considering …

Cryptocurrency