Articles By: Duncan Riley

Google Tells French Media: No More Links For You

Google Tells French Media: No More Links For You

19 October 18, 2012 9:47 pm

Google has told the French Media that it will stop providing links to its content if it is forced to pay for it. The threat came as the French Government is proposing to implement a law that will force search […]

Newsweek to Cease Print Publication

Newsweek to Cease Print Publication

5 October 18, 2012 9:13 pm

Venerable 80 year old news magazine Newsweek is to cease print publishing at the end of 2012. The decision to cease print operations was made by head Tina Brown, who came to Newsweek when it merged with Brown’s The Daily […]

Google’s 2011 Ad Revenues By The Numbers (Infographic)

Google’s 2011 Ad Revenues By The Numbers (Infographic)

3 January 24, 2012 7:26 pm

A new infographic from search marketing software provider WordStream shows a clear breakdown of the industries that account Google’s revenue. 96% of Google’s revenue comes from keyword advertising, with the finance and insurance industry taking top spot at $4.0 billion […]

Jerry Yang Resigns From Yahoo After 16 Years

Jerry Yang Resigns From Yahoo After 16 Years

1 January 17, 2012 6:43 pm

Yahoo has announced that co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from its Board of Directors and all other positions with the company, effective as of today. Although not coming as a huge surprise after the recent appointment of Scott Thompson as […]

Wizzard New Podcast Account Sign-Ups And Revenues Up 29%

Wizzard New Podcast Account Sign-Ups And Revenues Up 29%

0 November 24, 2011 11:15 pm

Podcasting network Wizzard Media has announced that it has seen a 30% increase in average weekly signups in 2011 vs. average weekly signups for 2010. In a nearly identical figure, Wizzard’s podcast distribution and monetization platform Libsyn.com has seen average […]

What You Need to Know About the Stop Online Privacy Act (Infographic)

What You Need to Know About the Stop Online Privacy Act (Infographic)

0 November 17, 2011 1:12 am

The land of the free may be subject to corporate censorship if the United States Government gets its way and introduces the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA). Here’s everything you need to know in one handy infographic. (via Mashable)

Helium Seeking Canadian Bloggers…and Lots of Them

Helium Seeking Canadian Bloggers…and Lots of Them

1 November 16, 2011 10:16 pm

Online content producer Helium is expanding their local coverage into Canada, and is seeking Canadian bloggers and writers to take a large number of new positions. The new jobs come as Helium has signed a new deal with an unnamed […]

Nuts: The Village Voice Sues Time Out Over Use of the Term “Best of NYC”

Nuts: The Village Voice Sues Time Out Over Use of the Term “Best of NYC”

0 November 16, 2011 10:10 pm

New York rag The Village Voice is suing Time Out New York because the latter used the term “Best of NYC” without permission. In a complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the publisher of the Village Voice claimed that the […]

Wizzard Software 3rd Quarter Results: Revenue Up 15%

Wizzard Software 3rd Quarter Results: Revenue Up 15%

0 November 16, 2011 9:54 pm

Podcast network and service provider Wizzard Software has announced a 15% increase in revenue for the third quarter ending 30 September 2011. Total revenue for the third quarter was $1.69 million compared with $1.47 million in the third quarter of […]

Fathoming Amazon: 9 Things to Know (Infographic)

Fathoming Amazon: 9 Things to Know (Infographic)

0 November 16, 2011 8:56 pm

Just how big is Amazon? The following infographic explains the 9 things you need to know about Amazon. (via Frugaldad.com)

Netflix Says Sorry To Customers, Spins Off DVD Business As Qwikster

Netflix Says Sorry To Customers, Spins Off DVD Business As Qwikster

0 September 19, 2011 1:02 am

Reeling after a massive drop in subscribers following their recent price hike, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has apologized to Netflix users, and has announced that its DVD business would be spun off into a separate company within the group called […]

Sanoma News Acquires Latvian Online News Service Apollo

Sanoma News Acquires Latvian Online News Service Apollo

0 September 18, 2011 10:33 pm

Finnish newspaper and online publisher Sanoma News has acquired Latvia’s second-largest online news service, Apollo, from SIA Lattelecom BPO. Apollo.lv has 450,000 unique visitors a month and is the 10th most popular site in Latvia according to Alexa. The site […]

Schonfeld Shines As New TechCrunch Editor, And Things Start To Look Up

Schonfeld Shines As New TechCrunch Editor, And Things Start To Look Up

0 September 18, 2011 8:08 pm

In perhaps one of the final episodes of the ongoing TechCrunch saga has played out this weekend with new editor Erick Schonfeld taking a strong stand against departing writer Paul Carr. Outspoken Englishman Paul Carr, long a controversial figure at […]

Exclusive: Ziff Davis Offering Money To Sites To Secretly Track Users

Exclusive: Ziff Davis Offering Money To Sites To Secretly Track Users

8 September 14, 2011 11:06 pm

Technology publisher Ziff Davis is offering money to tech sites to secretly track their users, Medacity has learned exclusively. The publisher is pitching the “Ziff Davis Tech Co-Op” as “a closed door invitation only club of some of the best […]