Digital Age

My closing Decentralized Web Summit keynote: "Big Tech's problem is Big, not Tech"

Back in August, I gave the closing keynote at the second Decentralized Web Summit, entitled "Big Tech's problem is Big, not Tech; the Internet …

Cory Doctorow

Valve and Ubisoft fined for breaching consumer laws in France

Ubisoft and Valve have been fined for breaching consumer laws in France, after failing to implement satisfactory refund policies on their Uplay and …

Ubisoft

Entrepreneurs Should Pay Attention to How Kylie Jenner Is Growing Her Company

Stay agile, lean and engaged with your customers.<p>At 21 years old, Kylie Jenner has lived more than half her life on reality TV as part of the …

Kylie Jenner

US Senate passes bill modernizing music licensing and payouts

Artists and creators are one step closer to getting their dues.<p>The US Senate has unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act, which aims to bring the way the music business works in line with the digital age. Providing the bill is met with approval from the House, and is subsequently signed by …

Licensing

Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress

The way music is licensed and songwriters are compensated for the digital age will be undergoing big changes under a bill making its way through Congress.<p>The Senate cleared a bill late Tuesday that creates a new independent entity that will license songs to companies that play music online. The …

Digital Age

Newspaper Design

Beautiful, thought-provoking newspapers still exist in the digital age, and <i>Newspaper Design: Editorial Design from the World's Best Newsrooms</i> …

Journalism

The Trade Desk, IMA Adjust To Living In A Digital World

Accountants and marketers are targeted in two new campaigns by The Trade Desk (TTD) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) that both …

Advertising Industry

Facebook Releases New Report into the Evolving Path to Purchase [Infographic]

The consumer path to purchase has changed significantly in the digital age, and especially so with the rise of social media. With more ways than ever …

Social Media

‘I Wasn’t Thinking’: Man Caught Shaving On Train Tells His Side Of Story

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook Twitter <i>ATCO, N.J. (CBS) —</i> A man at the center of a viral video– showing him shaving on an NJ Transit train opens up to …

NJ Transit

Energy traders and banks back new blockchain platforms | Financial Times

A group of the world’s leading energy traders and banks is looking to shake up the centuries-old trade finance industry with the launch of two new …

Trading

Captivate joins forces with Executive Channel Network in international drive

Digital video office network Captivate has formed a strategic partnership with Executive Channel Network (ECN) to grow its audience reach to an …

North America

Music Modernization Act looks to update royalties for the streaming age

The Music Modernization Act was unanimously passed by the Senate this week. The legislation, renamed the Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act in …

Gear & Gadgets

Crisis Management In A Digital Age

If you’re at a loss for how to go about jumping into the fray of social media commenting and opinions, here are a few tips to protect you, your …

Business (South Africa)

Brexiters face fresh scrutiny over EU referendum spending | Financial Times

Brexit campaigners face the prospect of more scrutiny over their conduct before the EU referendum after the Electoral Commission said it would review …

Brexit

Ahoy, Landlubbers! International Talk Like A Pirate Day Is Upon Ye!

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aye maties, ’tis the day we’ve all been waiting for: International Talk Like a Pirate Day.But avast! Before you grab your grog and parrot, …

Deep Frying

9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box

In today’s digital age, in which seemingly anything that matters is stored virtually “in the cloud,” a physical safe deposit box comes across as a …

Retirement

Times Newer Roman is a sneaky font designed to make your essays look longer

For when you need to hit that five-page minimum, but you’ve run out of things to say<p>As someone who is ostensibly a professional writer, I can say with some authority that sometimes, writing is hard. And when you’re staring at page three of an essay that your professor has insisted should be at …

Typography

Swirling Networks of Sliced Paper Emerge From Altered Secondhand Books by Barbara Wildenboer | Colossal

<p>Barbara Wildenboer (previously) delicately cuts and extracts the pages of old books to produce sculptural explorations of the contents inside. …

Drawing

'Transference' Review: A Thrilling Film-like Adventure for the Digital Age

<i>Transference (2018)</i> is a single-player psychological thriller that takes place in a shadowy reflection of reality—the simulation of a family’s …

Ubisoft

Nielsen examines the digital habits and impact of Black consumers | Gary

African American consumers are enjoying a remarkable period of influence, cultural expression and entrepreneurship that is manifesting digitally and …

African-American News

Party etiquette in the digital age with experts from Evite

Etiquette

Always liked to be ahead of time: Shilpa

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty says that she always liked to be ahead of time.<p>She made her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh …

Reality TV

Time magazine deal is a win for legacy brands in the digital age

Meredith Corp.’s sale of Time magazine elicited surprise for the buyer (Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne Benioff) with its $190 …

Profit

Legislators struggle with tech. That’s why we need the Office of Technology Assessment.

CONGRESS NEEDS to hire more teachers — for itself. As high-profile hearings have made clear this year, lawmakers struggle to understand the Internet platforms that dominate online life, and given the limited resources the legislative branch has to build up its knowledge base, that is no surprise. …

Social Security

Trade war’s ‘nuclear option’ could be bad for Apple, Amazon: strategist

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE<p>Our call of the day says don’t get too relaxed about trade wars. Michael O’Rourke warns that China could have a ‘nuclear …

Defense Budgets

Smart Digital Solutions founder wins top woman, top entrepreneur awards

JOHANNESBURG - The founder and chief executive officer of Smart Digital Solutions, Veronica Motloutsi, was recently selected overall winner of the …

Women Entrepreneurs

New Research Article: “An Analysis of Academic Libraries’ Participation in 21st Century Library Trends”

<b>Objective –</b> As academic libraries evolve to meet the changing needs of students in the digital age, the emphasis has shifted from the physical book …

Academia

The digital age could make the statute of limitations for sex crimes a relic of the past

An assault that allegedly occurred 36 years ago in Maryland could stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before he makes it to the bench.<p>It’s the …

Business

Netflix Names Axel Springer CEO Mathias Dopfner to Board of Directors

As boss of the European publishing giant, Dopfner oversees titles including Politico Europe and Germany's Bild and Die Welt.<p>Mathias Dopfner, chairman …

Warner Music

Half of UK Managers Feel Their Gender or Age has Diminished Colleagues’ Confidence in Them

Women are five times more likely to feel that their gender hinders confidence in them in the workplace A new report amongst UK managers reveals …

Technology (Ireland)