Stories for Jun. 24, 2012
Stories for Jun. 23, 2012

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These days, WordPress acts more like a development framework or a PaaS (Platform as a Service), says WooThemes CEO Adii Pienaar. And in the last year, several new services have sprung up to help make WordPress a platform in the truest sense of the word. Read more at GigaOM »

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Weekend Plans

It was a busy week around our offices. You might have heard that we hosted our Structure 2012 conference. Nevertheless, between all the talk of clouds, SDNs and big data, I did manage to read some good articles and wanted to share those with you. Read more at GigaOM »

Stories for Jun. 22, 2012

TV everywhere
photo: Shutterstock / Angela Waye

According to research firm Parks Associates, only about a fifth of pay TV subscribers know that their cable, satellite or telco service provider offers products that let them view video content on digital devices over the internet. Read more »

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Stories for Jun. 21, 2012

NYT Building, New York Times Building
photo: Getty Images / Mario Tama

The New York Times has been looking for a new CEO since Janet Robinson was forced out seven months ago, and BBC director-general Mark Thompson is said to be in the running for the job. But is he the solution to the newspaper’s problems? Read more »

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Plagued by declining ad pages and dollars, SmartMoney, the Wall Street Journal’s twenty-year-old personal finance magazine, is ceasing print production and going online-only. Twenty-five print staffers are losing their jobs while the digital editorial team expands to 15.. Read more »

New York Public Library
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Penguin, which removed ebooks from libraries and ended its relationship with distributor OverDrive in February, is tiptoeing back into the digital lending waters again. In a 1-year pilot program with OverDrive competitor 3M, Penguin will make ebooks available to the New York and Brooklyn Public Libraries. Read more »

Stories for Jun. 20, 2012

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For the first time in the digital age one U.S. network has complete rights across platforms. ESPN will live stream 800 hours+ on broadband network ESPN3, plus ESPN and ESPN2 via Watch ESPN, And it’s only for subscribers. Tennis Everywhere, as long as someone pays. Read more »

Stories for Jun. 19, 2012

Netflix

Research firm Parks Associates finds that nearly one-fifth of premium cable subscribers would consider switching their entertainment dollars to Netflix. And 16 percent of cable/satellite subscribers would consider subscription video-on-demand over their pay TV provider’s VOD service. Read more »

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