2016/02/12

News Corp takes majority shareholding in global digital real estate marketing business

mUmBRELLA :: News Corp Australia has taken a majority shareholding in DIAKRIT, a digital marketing solutions company for the real estate industry. 

Read Miranda Ward, mumbrella.com.au

2016/02/11

Facebook is testing SMS integration in Messenger, launches multiple account support

VentureBeat :: Facebook has confirmed that it is looking to bring back SMS support in Messenger and has also launched multiple account support. 

Read Ken Yeung, venturebeat.com

2016/01/05

How The Verge is trying to shed its tech-for-bros image

Digiday :: The Verge, like many of its tech-news peers, started out as a predominately guy-focused site, but to meet the growth demands of the digital economy, it has had to become more female-friendly. 

Read Lucia Moses, digiday.com

Snapchat is building an ad technology platform

Digiday :: Snapchat is starting to work on a crucial part of any growing digital ad business: an API that would let third-party technology partners plug in and start buying ad spots.

Read Garett Sloane, digiday.com

EU executive body to debate controversial new Polish media law

RFERL :: The European Union’s executive body will take up the issue of controversial new amendments to Poland’s media law when it meets later this month. 

Read Staff, RFE/RL, www.rferl.org

2016/01/03

2016 predictions: Can upstarts like Vice and Buzzfeed keep their cool?

Guardian :: Last year saw the digital media upstarts step up a gear, and 2016 looks set to see them consolidate their place alongside established media businesses.

Read Mark Sweney, www.theguardian.com

Content tax makes German iPhones, iPads (a little) more expensive

Recode :: If you’re reading this in Germany, and you waited until the New Year to buy a new iPhone or iPad, your device-to-be just got more expensive.

Read Peter Kafka, recode.net

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