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Category: 'citizen-media' Blog Posts

from the Gartner Blog Network's Saul Hansell at SXSW 2010

by Allen Weiner  |  March 13, 2010

Saul Hansell made headlines when he left The New York Times to try his hand at creating an editorial business for AOL in the form of Seed is one...

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Amazon's First Response to the Apple Tablet

by Allen Weiner  |  January 20, 2010

Amazon has plans to change its royalty schedule for publishers beginning this summer, doing a 180 on its 70-30 split. There are rules a'plenty, but it's a clear pre-emptive move...

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HotJobs' Sale Could End Yahoo's Newspaper Consortium

by Allen Weiner  |  December 9, 2009

According to this report from Reuters, Yahoo is open to selling HotJobs fir the right price.If this report is true, then I suspect Yahoo's newspaper consortium will lose much of...

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Google to Offer “Real Books,” Putting Amazon in Its Crosshairs

by Allen Weiner  |  September 17, 2009

I met a few folks on my recent European travel who scoffed at the pervasive power of e-books as a replacement for the touchy-feely experience of holding a print book...

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Microsoft, Yahoo! Ink Search Deal

by Allen Weiner  |  July 29, 2009

After walking halfway down the aisle with Google in 2008 in a proposed (and then scrapped) search-advertising pact, Yahoo! has inked a 10 year deal in which Microsoft will power...

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The Kindle is Great, But…

by Allen Weiner  |  April 13, 2009

A few weeks into my ownership of a Kindle 2, I must report that the Amazon e-reader holds great promise as it delivers a very intuitive experience for those who...

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Podcast: Is There A Role for A Content Creation Device?

by Allen Weiner  |  March 26, 2009

In this podcast, I talk briefly about a concept that I have been pondering (and talking about) regarding the notion of a mobile content creation device to facilitate content and...

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Brand Thunder, Browser Brander @ SXSW

by Allen Weiner  |  March 19, 2009

Mike Kaply of Brand Thunder talks about his company's solution to help recording artists (and soon sports teams) create personalized, branded browsers to promote themselves and their products....

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The Mikey: Recording With Your iPod at SXSW

by Allen Weiner  |  March 19, 2009

Tyler Barth, director of marketing for Blue Microphones, demos the new Mikey, a cool gadget that attaches to your iPod, iPhone, etc.. and facilitates amazing .wav recording....

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