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Andrew Keen: Community self-policing is the way to tackle internet child porn

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Alice-Azania Jarvis: Sarah Palin, Facebook and a recipe for meatballs

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

There are plenty of things to be learned from Google’s run-down of the most searched terms this year. For one, Sarah Palin is more popular worldwide than Barak Obama. And Facebook is bigger than the BBC, which in turn is bigger than both Youtube and eBay. Oh, and the UK’s second-favourite recipe is? meatballs. Mm. Meatballs.

Stand and deliver: the days of wandering into a newsagent and flicking through the pages may be over if Asda's plan for online editions come to fruition

It is just the text or texture that counts?

Monday, 8 December 2008

A new threat to print journalism, or is Asda's digital online magazine deal a publishing lifeline? Amol Rajan reports

Andrew Keen: Twitter comes to Oxford

Friday, 5 December 2008

Late last month, while I was in England for the Silicon Valley Comes To Oxford event, I had an interesting chat with a tuxedoed Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter.

Andrew Keen: In defense of sleazy lobbyists

Thursday, 4 December 2008

I really like what Tina Brown is doing at The Daily Beast. There's no hint of the crowd at the Beast - it's all Tina's sensibility, her wit and judgment. So I'm thrilled to now be contributing to the new website. My first piece, published today, is a defense of (sleazy) lobbyists - surely the loneliest and most misunderstood people in America today.

MySpace, which media mogul Rupert Murdoch bought for $580 million in 2005, looks at start-ups in each of these areas when deciding to buy, build or partner with another company.

MySpace on the look-out for cheap acquisitions

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

MySpace, the online social network owned by News Corp sees opportunities to buy start-ups for a fraction of what they would have cost six months ago as the economic slump slices millions of dollars off their price tags.

Yahoo shares rally on CEO rumour

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Yahoo's stock rallied yesterday on a report that AOL's former chief executive believes he can raise enough money in a worsening recession to buy the struggling internet company for as much as US$30 billion ($56.48 billion).

'Kangaroo' video plan 'would restrict competition'

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Plans by three television companies to launch a joint "video on demand" scheme would restrict competition in the UK, a Government watchdog said today.

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