O.C. Register owner plans new daily paper in Los Angeles
13 Dec 2013, 5:13 am
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Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner plans to launch a daily paper in Los Angeles called the Los Angeles Register. He told staff of his plans in a meeting Thursday, Mary … Read more
Amid the uproar over the Huffington Post’s announcement that commenting now requires Facebook verification — which itself requires supplying Facebook with a phone number — some users found a loophole: They could still use their old usernames (and not … Read more
Oakland (Mich.) Press Executive Editor Glenn Gilbert apologized to the Washington Examiner for a “word-for-word usage of material” from a Dec. 6 Examiner article. He’d previously told Examiner Managing Editor/Digital Jennifer Peebles, “You’re not goi
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney took questions Thursday about photographer access to White House events, the subject of a fiery op-ed by AP Director of Photography Santiago Lyon.
Carney said the “fundamental difference here is distribution,” according … Read more
Search Market Share Frozen, Overall Query Volume Down
It’s very cold in many parts of the US right now. And just like much of the country, the relative market share positions of the major search engines are essentially frozen. November search market share data from comScore reflects virtually no change from last month. Google lost a fraction of..
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google’s Christmas & Kwanzaa Decorations Are Live For 2013 A few weeks ago, Google added their hanukkah decorations but now that Christmas and Kwanzaa...
A few weeks ago, Google added their hanukkah decorations but now that Christmas and Kwanzaa are just around the corner, Google has now outfitted their top bar for the special holidays. The Christmas theme can be seen on Google by searching [christmas] and the Kwanzaa theme can be seen on Google by..
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More purges may follow execution of Kim's uncle
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle brought a swift and violent end to a man long considered the country's second-most powerful. But while Jang Song Thaek is now gone, the fallout from his bloody purge is not over....
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle marks the unprecedented fall from grace of one of the most powerful figures in North Korea and the most serious political upheaval in the country in decades....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA - but all in secret, an
South African Pirate Bay User Arrested for Sharing “High Profile Local Movie”
Authorities in South Africa have made their first ever arrest of an online movie pirate. The individual, said to have been identified by a hacker employed by an anti-piracy company, is reported to have uploaded a "high profile" local movie to The Pirate Bay. But with the anti-piracy outfit currently
The Pirate Bay was forced to switch domains earlier this week but today the torrent site reached its final destination for now. A few moments ago TPB landed in Peru with words of caution for its adversaries. Speaking with TorrentFreak, a Pirate Bay spokesman said a new system currently under develop
To address the rights of victimized copyright holders, the U.S. Government has recently obtained a secret court order. The sealed order allows it to share Megaupload evidence with industry trade groups who may want to take legal action. At the same time, however, the Government refuses to assist fo
Google has removed several torrent search extensions from the Chrome Web Store because they could enable "unauthorized access" to copyrighted content. The decision, which may have come after pressure from the entertainment industry, is a peculiar one since the extensions are no more infringing than