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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing renegade media and the latest file-sharing and copyright news. In this episode, we talk to Ryan Shea, co-founder of Blockstack, a new decentralized Internet. Source: TF, f
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to take on terrorism. The internet giants Monday announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism with the aim of sharing technology, operational elements and best p
Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett would rather you not think of him as a famous pro athlete. "I've never really viewed myself as a football player," he said on a recent visit to the Adweek office. "I'd never worked for anyone else until I
Last week the Supreme Court ruled that convicted sex offenders can't be barred from social media, as that would violate their free speech rights. Internet provider Cox Communications argues that if this is the case, then pirating subscribers should c
Employee benefits services provider Sodexo has tied-upwith point-of-sale (POS) terminal deploying company Innoviti Payments Solutions to expand the network of outlets where Sodexo is accepted... ...
Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per
Pedro Ruiz III, a 22-year-old aspiring YouTube star who lived in Minnesota, died Monday after convincing his girlfriend to fire a gun toward a book at point-blank range in front of his chest. Monalisa Perez, his 19-year-old pregnant girlfriend, frequ
The Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system which connects 19 countries including India, along with 21 cable landing points is now live. The cable system spans... ...
The Yahoo News Digest, a modern relic of the ancient time of finite news (aka a newspaper), is being sent to the app graveyard. The brainchild of a British teenager who sold it to Yahoo for $30 million in 2013, the Yahoo News Digest app found favor f
It’s Healthcare Day on Capitol Hill: Senate Republicans are finally revealing their secret Obamacare-replacing bill today. But in the inboxes of many readers, every day has been Healthcare Day for a few months now. VoxCare is only V
The government is changing tactics to curtail information and the spread of rumours in the Kashmir valley. Telecom companies were directed by the government to... ...
Online ticket booking portal BookMyShow has acquired restaurant search and discovery platform Burrp in an all-cash deal from its parent company Network 18. The development comes more than 2 months after Network18 board gave an in-principle nod to sel
In today's New York Times, the headline reads: "For Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, the Sky's Not Only the Limit, It's Also a Target." You know, that part of the firmament that is often nothing but Dodger blue. In print today, the paper has shortened the he
Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made 500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.
Publicis Groupe chairman and CEO Arthur Sadoun's decision to announce, in the middle of last week's Cannes Lions festival, that his network's agencies would skip all awards shows and trade events next year in order to create an AI platform called Mar
After premiering all of its fall shows in a single week last year, Fox is taking the same approach this year--with one big exception. The network is debuting The Orville, a sci-fi series created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, after a pair of Sunday
CANNES, France--During a press interview after WPP CEO Martin Sorrell's keynote here with Robert Craft and Ron Howard, the executive responded to Publicis' controversial decision to ban the network's agencies from entering award shows for one year. W
Netflix has launched its first interactive show,Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, globally. How the interactive format works is, viewers are presented actionable... ...
Every day automated 'bots' browse the Internet looking for infringing content, firing millions of takedown notices in response. This can sometimes lead to confusing mistakes, such as when copyright holders target UK ISP site blocking notifications. S
Almost 40 percent of the world now has access to the internet. Taking your brand global opens up access to potentially limitless sales. But blundering into new markets without doing your due diligence first is not the way to go. Coordinating a seamle
CANNES Live streaming video is helping to break down the perceived barriers between traditional television and premium video, while OTT viewing continues to see tremendous growth, according to the latest FreeWheel Video Monetization Report (VMR). In
There’s only so much that advertising can support. mCent, a browser from Jana that gave free recharges for browsing the Internet is shutting shop. No... ...
Hike Messenger has acquired hyperlocal social networking app Pulse’s parent InstaLively Livestreaming Pvt. Ltd., reports Inc42. Following the acquisition, InstaLively co-founders Prakhar Khanduja and Karthik... ...
CANNES — Brands spend too much time measuring the wrong metrics and should, instead, switch focus to look at a holistic overview of what matters in world in which they take back control. That is according to the chief ofthe media agency net
CANNES — As research continues to show growth in podcast consumption and digital music subscription continues to go from strength to strength, advertisers once more have an opportunity to embrace audio. The prospects for radio advertising h
Wild 'N Out is not just the name of an MTV series that featured last night, for its ninth season debut, Chance The Rapper. It's also an apt description of how the network's news division dealt last fall with some objections about a review of the arti
More than 400 New York Times staffers kept their word and participated in a walkout to show solidarity with colleagues from the newspaper's copy desk, which is facing cuts. The protest began at 3 p.m. ET sharp in front of the building's West 40th Str
Whether you're celebrating Independence Day in the U.S. or Canada Day in its neighbor to the north, Instagram has some stickers for your Stories. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced two new sticker sets in a blog post Thurs
Russia's Internet watchdog Rozcomnadzor had a taste of its own medicine this week when activists visited its headquarters to protest against increasing web-blocking. Rozcomnadzor's St. Petersberg's offices were barricaded with a stack of boxes, each
IGN's coverage of the 2017 Comic-Con Expo in San Diego will be livestreamed on Twitter July 19 through 22. IGN Live from SDCC will be hosted and produced by IGN and will be livestreamed from the San Diego Convention Center show floor, IGN's Hard Rock
Facebook revealed today that it's cutting back the reach of users' posts in the news feed if they've proven to regularly post fake news, clickbait articles or spammy pages. "Our research shows that there is a tiny group of people on Facebook who rout
While the photos and videos you share to your Instagram Stories will automatically disappear after 24 hours, did you know Instagram lets you save these posts to your devices so you don't lose them? Our guide will show you how this is done. Note: Thes
In the latest move to win over advertisers' wavering trust, Facebook will begin offering additional campaign metrics and other measurement tools. The social network said it plans to begin launching a series of features every month in the hopes of pro
It's the name of a 1965 song by The Who and the title of a 2010 film starring Annette Bening. In the Summer Issue of Modern Farmer, "The Kids Are Alright" is also the headline for a cover story about a couple of artists who have carved out a wonderfu
Social networking site Facebook has crossed the 2 billion registered users mark on Tuesday. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, made an official announcement. The company,... ...
Facebook made a pair of announcements Thursday geared toward developers and brands using its Messenger Platform. The social network revealed the launch of platform feature recommendations, which will list the platform tools currently being used by bo
Instagram introduced two tools Thursday aimed at keeping users safe from offensive or inappropriate comments, as well as spam-free. The new filters follow three safety tools launched last December by the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing networ
Aftershocks from Publicis' decision to take a year off from major conferences and awards shows are still reverberating through the cafes and nap rooms of top creative agencies across the world. It's about more than ros? and parties, we say. It's even
Strawberries and cream and a Twitter livestream: The All England Club is teaming up with the social network to livestream digital news channel The Wimbledon Channel during the 2017 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. Twitter also added a hasht
From the looks of the crowd at Michael's today, I suspect there were plenty of big doings being finalized in betweeen bites of Cobb salad. Attorney Bob Barnett was with Huma Abedin, Charlie Rose was huddled in conversation with Marie Josee Kravis on
The National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) card network RuPay has launched a contactless prepaid NFC card. Recently, it launched a contactless card for the... ...
Two people, including a former Axis Bank employee, have been arrested on charges of financial fraud for stealing Rs 45 lakh from nine Axis Bank customers by taking advantage of the loopholes in the Bharat Interface for Money(BHIM) app and the Unified
Facebook launched its Marketplace feature last October, enabling users to list and browse items for sale. The social network shared some Marketplace facts and figures Wednesday. More than 18 million new items were posted for sale to Marketplace in th
Today the TBWA network announced a change in global leadership atop TBWA Media Arts Lab, the agency charged with advertising Apple around the world. Erica Hoholick, who has served as global president of the agency for approximately three and a half y
Quality Value Convenience, better known as QVC, has kept up with an evolving audience by adapting to technology right along with its customers. The independently owned cable network launched in 1986 for a specific kind of audience. "We've never reall
Beijing-based mobile dating platform, Tantan has raised $70 million in its Series D round of funding, led by live streaming social network YY Inc.andGenesis Capital,... ...
Do you ever want to take a trip down memory lane and view the Instagram posts you've liked in the past? Did you know the Instagram application allows you to do just that? Our guide will show you how to view all of the posts you've liked on the platfo
Facebook Wednesday introduced an ad format for its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network designed specifically for game publishers. The social network said in a blog post that McKinsey projects ad spending by the gaming sector to reach $6.9 bil
Publicis Groupe's withdrawal from all awards shows for the next 12 months raises some interesting issues about the shows themselves: Are we too big, too greedy, not properly reflective of the industry, inaccessible? Are we still for the creative comm