An application that wasn’t even in the app store a week ago just raised $41 million.
Anthony De Rosa
Twitter in negotiations to bring back Jack Dorsey as chief product officer – Business Insider
CNN moves past MSNBC in primetime viewers for the first time in over a year – Forbes
Magazines can now count iPad and other digital edition sales toward paid-circulation – Ad Age
Up-to-the-minute updates on aircraft maintaining the no-fly zone over Libya – Guardian
Chris Tenant out at Vanity Fair after 5 weeks on the job (2nd item down) – NY Daily News
Flipboard raising capital at a $200 million valuation – BoomTown
Google exec : We are not at war with Apple – Telegraph
China tightens censorship of electronic communications – New York Times
Exploring the options for social content aggregation – Semantic Web
Useful way to check inventory at Target stores for iPad 2 – Obama Pacman
Verizon vs AT&T iPad 2 plans, which is cheaper? – CNN Money
Four lines of code is all it takes for The New York Times’ paywall to come tumbling down – Nieman Journalism Lab
Aol folds 30 brands, including Politics Daily and URLesque – Forbes
Great video by self-taught director : AT AT Day Afternoon : Peppermint Riple
Curated Twitter List of Libya reports – Twitter
New York Times asks Twitter to shut down paywall dodgers – Forbes
Newsrooms are transforming to a great degree because the way we consume and create news is changing. The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is check my Twitter. I know I can rely on my Twitter Lists, which I’ve carefully curated to be finely focused by reliable sources, both traditional and non-traditional, from the ground and from newsrooms.
Is a crisis in education less important than a crisis of our capital markets? At the end of 2008, the federal government took aggressive measures to ensure that a supposed complete financial meltdown would be averted by purchasing troubled assets and restoring liquidity to the largest banks in America. Only a few months following the bailout of these banks, many of them paid out healthy bonuses to the same executives responsible for causing the situation to unfold.
Full disclosure: I was a contributor at Gawker in 2009.
How has Gawker’s major redesign altered their traffic? It all depends who you ask and what measurement service you decide to use. They all seem to paint a slightly different picture and everyone you speak to will give you a different explanation for why it is so. Gawker had been using the measurement service, Sitemeter, that they proudly displayed prior to the redesign, and still exists on Gawker’s UK site in the old reverse chronological format they tossed away.
The biggest surprise at today’s Apple iPad 2 event was the fact that Steve Jobs was there to present it. Jobs walked out to a thunderous standing ovation and stated, “We’ve been working on this product for awhile, and I didn’t want to miss it.”