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Unholly Alliance between Microsoft and Murdoch?

In Cyberculture, Journalism on November 24, 2009 at 08:01

 

Microsoft and News Corp in Discussions to Remove Newspaper Content from Google


rupert_murdochYes, really. Rupert Murdoch’s crusade to blame Google for the failing newspaper business model continues today, as it emerges that News Corp has conducted talks with Microsoft about de-indexing the company’s sites from Google and (presumably) being paid to include them in Bing instead. Read the rest of this entry »

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“Social and economic implications of Social Computing

In Cyberculture on November 21, 2009 at 15:38

Social and economic implications of Social Computing

The European Commission JRC, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies
released a comprehensive report on social and economic implications of Social Computing [aka Web2.0, social media].

‘The Impact of Social Computing on the EU Information Society and Economy’
(Eds.) Yves Punie, Wainer Lusoli, Clara Centeno, Gianluca Misuraca and David Broster
Authors: Kirsti Ala-Mutka, David Broster, Romina Cachia, Clara Centeno, Claudio Feijóo, Alexandra Haché, Stefano Kluzer, Sven Lindmark, Wainer Lusoli, Gianluca Misuraca, Corina Pascu, Yves Punie and José A. Valverde

Report: http://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/JRC54327.pdf
News release: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/jrc/index.cfm?id=1410&obj_id=9410&dt_code=NWS&lang=en

This wide report covers different thematic areas. In addition to a cross-cutting analysis across areas in
Ch1: Key findings, Future Prospects and Policy Implications

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Looks like a victory for Open Source movement?

In Cyberculture on October 28, 2009 at 20:17

The White House switch to open source: Tim O’Reilly’s thoughts

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

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Over the weekend, the White House new media team announced (via AP) that whitehouse.gov now runs on the open source content management system Drupal. Tim O’Reilly puts this news into context:

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Yet another e-reader- QUE

In Journalism on October 20, 2009 at 16:11

I have been preparing myself for e-reader age by downloading entire books and many articles everyday. In the mean time, I am looking and waiting for the proper model to begin with. Editors Weblog introduces QUE…

Meet ‘QUE’, Plastic Logic’s soon to be launched e-reader

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Jennifer Lush

que.jpgThe buzz surrounding Plastic Logic‘s highly anticipated e-reader was renewed yesterday with the release of an official name for the device, and more importantly, an official launch date.

And check out other media related stuff:

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“Speech for the Council of Europe Cross-Border Internet, Consultation meeting (Strasbourg)

In Cyberculture, Journalism, Turkish judiciary on October 11, 2009 at 13:14

Speech for the Council of Europe Cross-Border Internet, Consultation meeting (Strasbourg)

This speech will be delivered in Strasbourg on Thursday, 08 October, 2009

Intervention Speech for the Cross-Border Internet: Consultation meeting organised by the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 8-9 October 2009
By Dr. Yaman Akdeniz, Associate Professor in Law, Faculty of Law, Istanbul Bilgi University.

It is a great honour to be here today in Strasbourg at the Council of Europe, and to be very close to the European Court of Human Rights. For me, as an academic working in the field of human rights and new media, in particular with regards to legal and policy issues surrounding the Internet since the mid 1990s, the role of both the Council, and the European Court has been crucially important.

and more from cyberspace:

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