Ampp3d, Trinity Mirror's new project for "socially-shareable data journalism", launches today to "explore both the day's news agenda and a range of topics that people care passionately about", according to the site.
Like watching a building collapse in slow motion, a Twitter account run by a group of German historians provides hour-by-hour updates of the horrors of Kristallnacht, which culminated in a night of anti-Jewish terror 75 years ago in Nazi Germany that plunged the country on a path to the Holocaust.
IDC published its third-quarter 2013 smartphone market share and sales estimates today.
In News Republic, Mobiles Republic has built one of the few Android news apps that truly makes use of larger touchscreens.
Is this the end for Hints From Heloise? No, the nationally syndicated household-hints column is still up and running. But I imagine that after Tuesday, it’ll have a bit more competition.
Twitter users are reporting you can no longer include links in direct messages to other users. Direct messages are the only private means of communication on the otherwise public messaging network.
For a long time, "digital" and "interactive" have been used interchangeably in the marketing world.
I may sound like a broken record when I consistently reference this phrase in my weekly column: “mobile is the only under-hyped thing in tech.”
Jon Lund in GigaOM recently declared tablet magazines a failure.
Erie Times-News and www.GoErie.com, based in Erie, PA, owned by Times Publishing Company, announced that it has released new tablet apps for the iPad and Kindle Fire, new smartphone apps for iPhone and Android, and HTML5 mobile web to its readers. These mobile apps are available for download in the respective app stores and are ready for use.
Apple may be on the cusp of the biggest iPad upgrade cycle it has seen in some time. This according to Cantor Fitzgerald’s Brian White, who theorizes that Apple’s upcoming iPad refresh, expected this quarter, will drive significant demand with a new design for the full-sized device.
The new, budget-minded Chromebook 11 takes many of its cues from the much more expensive Chromebook Pixel. Google's goal: to push the devices into the mainstream.
As I write this, USA Today is Michigan’s favorite newspaper site, Fox News’ site tops those of other broadcasters in North Carolina, and BuzzFeed is the most important online site in Louisiana.
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