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Apple snags New York Times Magazine design director

Arem Duplessis, who was behind the magazine's covers for almost a decade, will join the tech giant as a creative director.

By December 30, 2013


Amazon Publishing to issue bios of Jesus, Hitchcock, other 'icons'

Amazon's publishing arm will publish short bios of "icons" who exhibit varying degrees of goodness, such as Jesus, Josef Stalin, J.D. Salinger, and David Lynch -- but no Jeff Bezos.

By August 15, 2013


TV station taps copyright law to erase embarrassing broadcast

After a humiliating gaffe following a San Francisco plane crash, KTVU uses the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to have clips of the event removed from the Internet.

By July 22, 2013


Wear a whole year of tweets around your neck

Twitter becomes a high-fashion accessory with artist's Data Necklace, a year's worth of tweets laser-etched into a unique piece of jewelry.

By October 1, 2012


Twitter redesign aims: More control, bigger bottom line

By updating its iOS and Android apps and releasing an all-new iPad app, Twitter aims to bring more users than ever back into the fold.

By September 18, 2012


Current TV plugs wrong Twitter ID for Olbermann replacement

Not only did the Internet TV channel give out a Twitter ID that doesn't belong to new anchor Eliot Spitzer, but it turns out the former New York governor doesn't even use Twitter.

By March 30, 2012


The secret behind the Kindle's best-selling e-books: They're not for sale

Kindle users are leaning toward downloads priced at $0.00. Still, with Amazon playing close to the vest, it's hard to tell what the sales patterns really look like.

By December 29, 2009


The 404 389: Where we elect Jeff Bakalar the new mayor of Hoboken

Today's show welcomes Eric Franklin, host of the Inside CNET Labs Podcast, who comes on to talk about the new Watchmen Blu-ray/DVD. We also talk about XBox Portable, Hoboken's newest mayor, ComicCon, and of course Beck's Beer/Last.FM Audio Draft!

By July 24, 2009


Internet Week party report: It never stops

The first two nights of the annual Internet Week New York's after-hours scene indicate that the drive to promote digital innovation and convergence tends to disappear around midnight.

By June 3, 2009


Report: Conde Nast putting site launches on hold

Publisher's plans to build out new sites for magazines like Details have been suspended indefinitely, according to a MediaBistro post.

By December 4, 2008