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Mobile payments – GOOGLE WALLET – INCOMMING!!!!!!!!!!!!

September 19, 2011

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Google Inc has enlisted Visa Inc in its effort to push mobile payments, striking an agreement to allow Visa account-holders to pay for store purchases with their smartphones. Visa comes onboard a "Google Wallet" project already supported by Citigroup, MasterCard, Sprint Nextel Corp and First Data. In May, the group announced a trial of a […]

Netflix renames DVD business Qwikster, shares fall

September 19, 2011

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Top video rental company Netflix Inc will rename its DVD-by-mail business and split it off to a separate website, sparking a new round of customer complaints and concern by some analysts that customers might drop the service. The company’s shares fell more than 7 percent on Monday. Negative comments piled up on the company website […]

Global M&A seen rising, but at slower pace

September 19, 2011

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Shadows are beginning to fall over the pitch books of merger and acquisition bankers. Announced M&A deals declined in this year’s second quarter from the previous three months, casting gloom on hopes of a reviving world economy that will prompt executives to put their cash-rich balance sheets to work. It marked the first sequential quarterly […]

Tyco to split into three companies; shares rise

September 19, 2011

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U.S. conglomerate Tyco International (TYC.N) plans to split into three publicly traded companies, positioning itself for expected consolidation in its diverse businesses and potentially making it easier for its operations to be acquired. Tyco’s move was seen as the final unwinding of an industrial giant that for a decade has worked to repair its image […]

Start-up SpiderCloud targets emerging corporate mobile market

September 19, 2011

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Venture capital-backed telecom gear startup SpiderCloud Wireless aims to tap into the emerging market of small wireless networks which can be used inside offices, shopping centers and stadiums. Telecom operators around the world are struggling with a shortage of network capacity as the use of video on smartphones and tablets proliferates, and are seeking new […]

DIGITAL TREND – ABC Executive Promoted to Oversee Digital Operations

September 19, 2011

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Neal Lulofs was recently promoted to a new position at ABC—executive vice president, communications and strategic planning, and general manager of ABCi, the organization’s digital unit. In his new role, Lulofs will help guide ABCi through a period of adaptation and innovation, as growing use of digital media and new technologies spur greater interest in […]

All 21 Time Inc. Magazines To Have Tablet Editions By Year-End

September 19, 2011

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With 11 million downloads of its digital magazines and other content apps to date, Time Inc. is moving its entire magazine portfolio to the tablet platform. By year’s end, all 21 Time Inc. titles will be available for download. Time Inc.’s remaining 17 titles will join People, TIME, Sports Illustrated and Fortune on the tablet […]

All 21 Time Inc. Magazines To Have Tablet Editions By Year-End

September 19, 2011

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With 11 million downloads of its digital magazines and other content apps to date, Time Inc. is moving its entire magazine portfolio to the tablet platform. By year’s end, all 21 Time Inc. titles will be available for download. Time Inc.’s remaining 17 titles will join People, TIME, Sports Illustrated and Fortune on the tablet […]

NOOK for iPad To Offer More Than 175 Digital Magazines

September 19, 2011

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In an attempt to be everywhere readers are, Barnes & Noble is updating its NOOK for iPad app to offer digital periodicals to consumers. Simulating the experience of the NOOK Color e-reading device, B & N will offer over 175 magazine and newspaper titles through its updated apps, which are available for free for the […]

Digital editions, the oft-dubbed “Wild West” of the publishing world

September 19, 2011

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Digital editions, the oft-dubbed “Wild West” of the publishing world, may be charted in the near future. Many publishers are investing large amounts of time and resources to navigating user behavior in tablet editions of magazines, and this data is being used in a variety of ways. Bonnier is expected to announce that an agency […]

Free Newspaper War to Escalate in Hong Kong

September 19, 2011

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Hong Kong’s publishers appear to be girding for what could be a disastrous circulation war, introducing Chinese-language free newspapers that are expected to deliver more copies daily than the entire working population of the territory. Next Media, owned by tycoon Jimmy Lai, and Oriental Press Group are each expected to launch free newspapers over the […]

Newspapers FREE – International news

September 19, 2011

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Quick quits August 1st, 2011 The Dallas Morning News will end the publication of their free weekly Quick on August 4. In 2003 Quick was launched as a free daily, in 2008 it was converted to a weekly and focused on entertainment mainly. The Dallas Morning News (Belo) still publishes door-to-door free daily Briefing from […]