The Economist has got around to releasing an iPad (and iPhone) edition (expected Friday). Built by TigerSpike, which also built The Times’ E… Read more »
The Financial Times says it will give a £300 or $480 rebate to its 1,800 staff against the purchase of an iPad or other tablet.
Newspaper… Read more »
Here’s our take on some of the latest news at the intersection of technology and entertainment:
» OK Go: Brace yourself, YouTube. On… Read more »
– HTC’s ad campaign pays off: Another story about how HTC has created a brand out of a no-name white-label smartphone maker. The more inter… Read more »
Lots of about next-generation payment platforms today, and it’s only beginning to ramp up. Most of the news surrounded PayPal’s developer co… Read more »
Digital subscriptions are up more than 50 percent for the Financial Times so far this year, passing the 180,000 mark. The numbers are includ… Read more »
The Sun has released an iPhone and Android app for its Bizarre-branded entertainment coverage. Costing £1.19 for 30 days and, thereafter, “… Read more »
The Financial Times’ new iPad app has generated more than £1 ($1.59) million in advertising revenue since it was launched in May, according… Read more »
In a sign that online distribution to tablets can take printed publications in to territories that were previously unreachable, The Economis… Read more »
The Financial Times is creating a separate, spin-off website covering emerging global markets.
We first reported about FT Tilt in July, whe… Read more »
The Financial Times has made what it’s calling a “major investment” in a new online video studio at its Southwark Bridge HQ.
FT.com had alr… Read more »
The Financial Times is increasingly launching specialist spin-off sites targeted at niche audiences of financial professionals.
The latest… Read more »
The FT had already clicked “undo” on one Pearson (NYSE: PSO) exec’s recent assertion the paper will scale down its print distribution in the… Read more »
– Channel 4: Future Media & Technology is being split. Richard Davidson-Houston’s (pictured) new Online team moves to the Creative Division… Read more »
– FT Alphaville: Tokyo-based reporter Tracy Alloway is becoming deputy editor of the Financial Times’ live analysis community and blog, wor… Read more »
Financial Times Group’s half-year profit more than doubled from £14 million to £30 million, even though profit grew only nine percent.
Pa… Read more »
Something’s brewing at fttilt.com. Over the weekend, Pearson (NYSE: PSO) folk tweeted the URL to invite applications for what will be a new… Read more »
– Project Rubicon: On its seemingly neverending hiring spree, the ad network optimiser is adding former DrivePM/Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) adve… Read more »
Yesterday, an executive from Financial Times parent Pearson (NYSE: PSO) told us the news publisher was preparing to start “sunsetting” its p… Read more »
For years, even many of us in the online realm had countered digital prophesies of “the death of print” with cautious reservation.
But now… Read more »
– IGN UK MD: IGN and GameSpy publisher IGN Entertainment is hiring Electronic Arts’ head of digital game distribution Ian Chambers as its U… Read more »
We got a first look at the Financial Times’ forthcoming iPad app back in April. Now the paper’s released a video demonstrating the app Read more »
– AskJeeves: The search engine has added Google’s northern and central European marketing analyst Francine Rump as its European operations… Read more »
Pearson (NYSE: PSO) said back in January it wanted to sell Interactive Data Corporation, its financial market data analytics provider. And n… Read more »
Q1 revenues are up seven percent on last year to £1.08 billion ($1.65 billion) at Marjorie Scardino’s Pearson (NYSE: PSO), in line with the… Read more »
– FT video: The paper has redesigned its video section, now powered by Brightcove, offering targeted video ads, and even working on iPads.… Read more »
– ESPN: A blow for the sportscaster’s European ambitions – Lynne Frank, who, as EMEA MD, oversaw the acquisitions of Soccernet, Cricinfo an… Read more »
When we first showed a video of Penguin Books’ iPad concepts last month, observers got pretty excited about the possibilities. Now, we are t… Read more »
We got a sneak peak at the Financial Times’ forthcoming iPad app during a digital briefing by parent Pearson (NYSE: PSO). It looks, well, a… Read more »
Now this is what I call targeted advertising. The Wall Street Journal is so keen on its new iPad app, it’s advertising it to online readers… Read more »
The Financial Times’ metered online paywall system is considered one of the more successful models, but a new partnership with location-base… Read more »
Some folk used to say the great thing about Europe’s digital startup scene was, unlike Silicon Valley, it’s distributed. So the growing conc… Read more »
Last year, amid the greatest recession in the history of the financial system, the Financial Times turned a profit. How it did so in the wak… Read more »
The Economist is once again extending the range of its paywall, Mediaweek reports. Last October, the magazine, which already commands one o… Read more »
The Financial Times is sometimes more intelligent in its analysis than it is quick in its breaking news. But it’s not passing up on the latt… Read more »
Suddenly, everything is new again. Underlining uncertainty and lack of consensus regarding mobile-device monetisation strategy, two newspape… Read more »
Now the Financial Times is getting really bullish about its web access model. In another tweak, it’s now ensuring that no free articles are… Read more »
A year ago, the FT launched “a next generation search tool for business professionals”. Powered by Endeca, it was called Newssift and aimed… Read more »
On Monday morning, I helped Beet.tv executive producer Andy Plesser host his latest roundtable discussion on the future of online video, at… Read more »
The Financial Times has a sizeable and nicely growing subscription business– so why mess with micropayments? FT.com Managing Director Rob G… Read more »