Russian search giant Yandex has bought The Tweeted Times a startup venture, which allows individuals to create custom online ‘newspapers” from their Twitter accounts.
In June 2011, a total of 167.2 million unique visitors went to Newspaper properties in Europe, up 11% from a year ago, with the UK’s Daily Mail leading the way, according to new research.
The UK’s Court of Appeal has ruled newspapers should be paid by news monitoring agencies that use their online content, upholding a previous ruling against news aggregator Meltwater that said users of the service would require a Newspaper Licensing Authority license.
As the Sunday newspaper world is turned upside down, The British Population Survey (BPS) has been looking at the profile of the NoTW readership and where they are likely to go next for their Sunday reading.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. has withdrawn its bid to take over British satellite broadcaster BSkyB, following pressure from politicians, the media and the public in light of the News of the World phone hacking scandal.
Will the mobile wallet sound the death knell of cash? The latest research by YouGov shows almost one quarter (23%) of people are interested in using their mobile phone instead of cash to pay for purchases. YouGov analysts expect take up of this so-called “wave and pay” technology to be rapid.
Apple has launched its Newsstand service, allowing users to set up online subscriptions to magazines and newspapers.
High street chains are losing out to Internet retailers for the very reason they rose up in the first place; lower prices, better range and improved convenience, argues Andy Budd, Managing director of Clearleft.
An unnamed footballer is suing Twitter after details of a super-injunction he obtained were published on the micro-blogging site.
A Twitter account naming super-injunction celebrities attracted over 34,000 followers in less than a day, sparking fears that the micro-blogging site could face pressure from the UK legal establishment.