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Re/code , Bloomberg

Yelp, Oracle and News Corp have signed a letter supporting EU action against Google


Amazon rolls out Alexa intercom function, letting users ‘drop in’ on Echo speakers remotely


Fox Sports Cuts Web Writing Staff to Invest More in Online Video

Video streaming Publishing
@reckless @backlon via The Verge , CNET , TechCrunch , +1

Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa is even better on a screen

Nieman Lab

Trying to write a killer headline for social? Here are some of the most (and least) effective phrases


Adweek's Rising Brand Stars and Creative 100 Take Their Bows


WhatsApp seen as major news source in many markets

Observer Innovation

Gabe Pressman, Legendary NBC Reporter With Six-Decade Career, Dies at 93

Family Publishing
The Verge

The director of Netflix’s Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker movie wants you to stand up for the press

Nieman Lab

Vox's healthcare newsletter (with ads sold out) is filling a role beyond "articles on the Internet"


Alexa gets smart camera control ahead of Echo Show release


What Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker can tell us about Trump

@DanFrakes via TNW

Verizon-owned Yahoo is killing off the best app it's ever made

Nieman Lab

Using social media appears to diversify your news diet, not narrow it

Advertising Publishing Science
Nieman Lab

News apps are making a comeback. More young Americans are paying for news. 2017 is weird.

Publishing Global
Nieman Lab

This startup is trying to create a set of blockchain-based marketplaces for journalism

Nieman Lab

The Economist is using Medium to give readers an inside look at its reporting and production

@mgsiegler via Re/code

Players’ Tribune, the sports site launched by Derek Jeter, has hired its first CEO

Nieman Lab

Timeline is providing historical context to the news — but is there a business model to support it?


Vice's Shane Smith Is Now a Billionaire


On Adweek's Cannes Podcast: Ira Glass Says Brands Need to Be More Bullish on Podcasting


Shana Glenzer joins Crowdskout as CMO DC

Apps & Services

CNN to Invest $40 Million in Its Video Startup Great Big Story

Video streaming Funding Publishing
3D Printing Industry

The future of 3D printing by Dean Piper, CEO mUVe 3D

Robotics Materials Technology

Form3 partners with Starling Bank to provide real-time access to Faster Payments


Tanzania has banned a newspaper for two years as it tightens its media clampdown


Google, Code For Africa supporting Digital Journalism for Africa Initiative

Global Publishing

Fox livestream is on Hulu -- if you live in the right city

Video streaming Publishing
Business Insider

Vice just landed a blockbuster valuation of $5.7 billion and $450 million in fresh cash — but Disney didn't put in more money

Funding Publishing
Product Hunt

What's one newsletter that you love so much you can't miss an issue?

Wired UK

WIRED UK Magazine - WIRED Magazine July 2017


Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers get discounted by Amazon once again

$60,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)

Revolution leads $60M Series C in mobile gaming platform DC


Naspers affiliate eyes Angry Birds acquisition

@jayrosen_nyu @davewiner via HuffPost

How The Religious Right Pioneered Propaganda As News

US elections Publishing
Nieman Lab

From jobs to journalism: Task & Purpose is finding a niche reporting on veterans' issues

People Publishing Warfare
Comms Business

Comms Business Award Winners Announced!

Apps & Services

Tiket acquired by Indonesian ecommerce platform Blibli

Apps & Services Publishing

It’s possible that there is a “mirror universe” where time moves backwards, say scientists

TechCrunch , VentureBeat

Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $60M


33 Major Publishers Are Promising Advertisers a New Level of Safety and Transparency

Advertising Publishing

Samsung partners up with BuzzFeed and NowThis to produce 360-degree video content for VR

Nieman Lab

Money and politics: A new report covers the advantages — and pressures — of the BBC compared to US news orgs

Publishing US elections
Virtual Reality Tech News

Samsung teams up with BuzzFeed


News Corp. Says `Enough Is Enough' on Phone-Hacking Evidence


Adweek's Creative 100: The Names You Need to Know Right Now in Marketing, Media and Tech


Adweek Puts a Spotlight on Chicago, the Brand Hub That's Become a Capital of Culture

Technology City life
CNN Tech

The New York Times wants you to read the comments

Publishing Communities

Amazon's Echo now lets you block unwanted callers