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Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:2835
Posts / Week:9.3
Archived Since:September 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Atlantic's Quartz: interesting but will it make a profit?

The digital venture aimed at global business leaders innovates in many radical ways, but its ad-funded strategy remains dicey Two years ago, Atlantic Media's president Justin Smith was interviewed by the New York Times. The piece focused...Show More Summary

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Clegg gets remixed, Folds gets Fraggled and a bit from Mitt

We've got a wacky selection of some of the best videos around this week from Fraggle Rock to The Wire and The West Wing The viral video team like to think they are at the cutting edge of technology well maybe not the cutting edge, more like we've got one finger on the edge of the handle. Show More Summary

Digital news: the value is in the reader's Big Data

Behavioural data can be used to to make news services more attractive for the reader and more profitable for the publisher Digital publishing is vastly undervalued. Advertising has yet to fulfil its promise it is nosediving on the web and it failed on mobile (read JLG's previous column Mobile Advertising: The $20bn Opportunity Mirage). Show More Summary

Viral Video Chart Olympic special: Boris, Brazilians, birds and ball skills

It's Games on, as we sprint into Olympic action with the best and worst clips online, all of them crowd-pleasers On your marks, get set, go! for the Viral Video Chart's Olympics special. Yes, for one week only, we are celebrating London...Show More Summary

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Love, bottles and baseballs are in the air

This week we've got romance, a royal tribute, a cute cartoon cat and some horrible noises from a ladies' toilet The viral video chart starts off all soft and sloppy this week as we bask in the most romantic marriage proposal we have ever seen. Show More Summary

Bionics users Reinhold Messner and Hugh Herr show pace of change

Rock climbers tell DLD conference of how their bodies 'can go beyond what nature intended' Legendary explorer Reinhold Messner said he lost his enthusiasm for rock climbing and switched to mountain climbing after losing some of his toes to frostbite at 25. Show More Summary

Future cyber attacks could prove catastrophic, say online security experts

World faces new and dangerous era of cyberwarfare, Eugene Kaspersky and Mikko Hypponen warn DLD conference Is the cyber security analyst Eugene Kaspersky the most dangerous man in the world? After more than 15 years researching cyber-crime and running the international online security firm Kaspersky Lab, he is certainly the most paranoid. Show More Summary

DLD 2013: TV advertising to get smart

The smart TV session brought up the concept of television learning from internet companies by tageting their ads How smart is smart TV? Anyone who has grappled with the clumsy, cluttered menus of their new multi-functional flatscreens would be forgiven some disappointment. Show More Summary

DLD 2013: the gathering of the digital great and good

Munich's pattern-connecting conference of the future is about to begin, exploring everything from 3D printing to climate prediction What can we expect at the ninth DLD in Munich this weekend? Every tech conference now has the inevitable...Show More Summary

The Atlantic's Quartz: interesting … but will it make a profit?

The digital venture aimed at global business leaders innovates in many radical ways, but its ad-funded strategy remains dicey Two years ago, Atlantic Media's president Justin Smith was interviewed by the New York Times. The piece focused...Show More Summary

Digital news: the value is in the reader's Big Data

Behavioural data can be used to to make news services more attractive for the reader – and more profitable for the publisher Digital publishing is vastly undervalued. Advertising has yet to fulfil its promise – it is nosediving on the web and it failed on mobile (read JLG's previous column Mobile Advertising: The $20bn Opportunity Mirage). Show More Summary

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Hunt's clanger and Johnson's dangler

It's game on at London 2012 as we enjoy silliness from Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson and those clever Taiwanese animators The London 2012 Olympic Games are here and, true to form, they've brought a veritable delight of viral videos. We thought nothing could surpass Jeremy Hunt's now-infamous bell end moment on the eve of the London games last Friday. Show More Summary

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