We can exclusively reveal that the engaged reality stars were spotted last night at NYY Steak, the first time out together since their Bachelor/ette parties over the weekend. They ate...
BT blocks porn by default for new internet customers
New customers to BT's internet services will have adult content filtering turned on by default, meaning they won't be able to connect to any site focusing on adult themes unless they purposely change the settings when they first set up their internet...
Pebble has released a firmware patch for its E Ink smartwatch that adds several new features and fixes some bugs. New features include a do not disturb setting that will block notifications for a period of time, an update to the alarms functionality -...
ZeptoLab has announced the official sequel to its hugely successful Cut the Rope mobile puzzle game. Cut the Rope 2: Om Nom's Unexpected Adventure will be available from 19 December for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for 69p, with an Android version following...
Instagram, after its new Direct messaging was announced, has taken the time to reflect. It’s been a busy year for the Facebook owned photographic and video social site. With over 150 million active users and 55 million photos uploaded every day there’s...
Kissing Trust Goodbye
A story in the New York Times this week explored the problem of "news" sites so rushed to "break" stories that they often post items that are works of fiction. Gawker, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post
and Mashable were all guilty of running stories that turned out to be false or gross exaggerations.
Three months after taking a stake in Rdio, Cumulus is promoting its partnership with the digital radio platform with a nationwide campaign on Cumulus stations, coinciding with the launch of new
Cumulus station-branded product pages on Rdio.
'Allrecipes' is off to a running start. Just a month after launching the magazine as a print extension of the popular food Web site, Meredith Corp. announced it will raise the rate base for Allrecipes
from 500,000 to 650,000, effective with the April 2014 issue.
DirecTV is expecting its advertising sales to grow quickly over the next three to four years -- specifically due to rapidly expanding addressable advertising efforts. Its CRO estimates business will
grow 30% to 40% in the next few years.
Newtown’s magical thinking
But even when death appears in it most bloody and tragic forms, nobody owns those events. Newtown may want to erect a taboo that would shame reporters from revisiting the town every Dec. 14 to replay the story, but a press outlet should feel free to ignore the taboo if the taboo conflicts with the o
When convening a conference to "discuss" something or other, the FTC (or other regulatory entities) is almost never in pursuit of discussion -- any more than a police officer who says he just wants to talk. Such conversational assemblies usually become venues in which the agency can issue a veiled t
When you're thirsty, your best bet is to go to where you see water flowing. When your desire turns to ad revenue, you'd be similarly wise to place yourself near the flow, which increasingly has become the Web. That goes a long way to explain the exuberance, not all that irrational, for Internet thin
Children have a good excuse for wanting to be told old stories. They're not very bright, they often don't absorb the whole narrative the first time around, they learn by repetition and draw comfort from it -- and if the story recounts how Bambi's mother got whacked, they have every right to hope tha