Ronald Widha

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Report: YouTube threatens artists for refusing 'industry-lowest' rates for new music service

YouTube has been widely expected to launch its own ad-free music subscription service for some time, but not everyone is excited at the prospect. …

BBC

Google overtakes Apple as ‘most valuable brand’ of 2014 in new study

Millward Brown’s annual BrandZ study, which was released today, points to Apple as the second most valuable brand just below Google. This is a reversal from the previous study, which found Apple ranked just above Google.<p>In the study, Google’s brand value was calculated at $158,843,000, while Apple …

The homepage is dead, and the social web has won—even at the New York Times

Traffic to the New York Times homepage fell by half in the last two years, according to the newspaper’s internal review of its digital strategy. Here’s the very stark chart:<p>That’s not necessarily a reflection of any problems at the Times but the reality of how news is now distributed on the …

Social Media

Starting today, Yahoo will not honor Do Not Track settings

Starting today, anyone visiting Yahoo will be tracked by default, regardless of whether they've enabled the Do Not Track setting on their browser. It's a bold stance by the company, which described the shift as a personalized experience by default, and a serious blow for the Do Not Track standard, …

Uber And Lyft Drivers In Tampa Are Being Threatened With $800 Fines

While the Florida legislature has two bills pending that would officially allow the ridesharing services — both very much opposed by taxi and limousine drivers — the companies decided not to wait to see how it played out and just launched anyway.<p>Now, their drivers face the wrath of Tampa's Public …

Digital Canada 150: The Digital Strategy Without a Strategy

Four years after the Canadian government first announced plans to develop a digital economy strategy, Industry Minister James Moore traveled to …

Canada 150