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Can publishers monetise smartphones?

Before discussing the core issue, writes Jez Walters, Editor, What’s New in Publishing, it’s important to outline the challenges facing magazines and newspapers.  By any measure a quick glance of the statistics makes staggering reading. 189 more words

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UN warns of extreme climate conditions by 2050

This news story from The Guardian reports a warning of floods, heat waves, storms, and other extreme climate conditions to impact the Earth by 2050, according to the United Nations. 259 more words

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Paralyzed athletes soar despite obstacles

USA Today shared a news story on now-paralyzed, previous aerial acrobats who can now find their joy in the art again, despite their disability.  This article was published online on September 1, 2014 by USA Today writer Elissa Koehl.   307 more words

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Of Goodreads and Listicles

I’m a HUGE fan of Goodreads. I have been using it for a few years now, and I was depressed when the new Kindle Fire came out with Goodreads integration and my old Paperwhite didn’t get it for almost a year later. 369 more words

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Event: Sneakerness Paris 6-7/09/14

This coming weekend Sneakerness makes its eagerly awaited debut in Paris! Sure to be one of the stand out events of 2014, presented by Sneaker Freaker Magazine and many brands, sellers, exhibitors and media in attendance. 66 more words

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Fort Hood shooter requests ISIS citizenship

This article released by CNN reports the request from the Fort Hood shooter, Nadal Hasan, to become an official citizen of Islamic State. His request was addressed in a formal letter to the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. 225 more words

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"We Don't Have a Strategy Yet"

Actually, I thought it was darn interesting when President Obama made that statement, and I thought it was an unusual psychological strategy in and of itself at the time, because no matter what he says people around the world will shred his words every which way, and all sorts of spin and opine will be attached to his words, and to the meaning behind them. 263 more words

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