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BBC, Yahoo! Reuters getting into social news?

Despite what the neigh-sayers are putting about, ‘blogging is taking its toll on news coverage. Gone are the days of a 6 o’clock exclusive; this is the time when scoops are claimed in back-bedrooms after an internet conversation with drunken colleague tumbling out of a board meeting in different time zone, and from a bus […]

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Yahoo! getting into mashups?

So is Yahoo! finally starting to think about how they’re going to make their recent acquisitions of del.icio.us and Flickr work together? Not to be caught behind the door, Yahoo! has moved quickly to capitalize on the release and imminent wider exposure of the Nintendo Wii with the release of their Wii Portal. By way […]

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Can Yahoo! and local papers save each other?

What with Google shifting some of its considerable weight towards old school ‘off-line’ advertising, we’re now starting to feel the first tremors of that seismic shift: “Yahoo! announced this morning a partnership with a number of large newspaper chains, controlling a total of 176 publications, to share content and functionality. Both Yahoo! and local papers […]

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When newspapers, ‘blogging, recycling and wireless access meet…

For those that know me well, they know that I like to follow trends. I love to explore patterns, especially those of a technological slant, and even more especially if there’s a social connection, which there inevitably is. So futurology is my thing. And exploring socio-technological trends is where I’m to be found most happy […]

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Change is always good news…

The times are indeed changing. The great thing about change is that it is inevitable, incontrovertible and most importantly of all, essential. So the season of change is upon the publishing industry, and the quarter most affected by this renewed change is that of the purveyors of news: “When Web users wanted to carve up […]