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33% Of Smartphone Owners Share Location With Retailers: Study | CMO.com

Mobile’s role in retail continues to grow, with smartphone owners making a significant contribution to ecommerce sales and retailers’ social strategies, according to a new report from comScore Inc., Shop.org and The Partnering Group.
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Fairfax Media Group brings the newspaper to life with new iPhone technology

The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald partner with MasterCard for the May launch of AirLink, its trademarked, groundbreaking iPhone technology.
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Papers accelerate website restrictions

Papers accelerate website restrictions | RJI links | Scoop.it
From a standing start only two years ago, the number of newspapers with digital subscriber plans that include restrictions on the amount of information a non-subscriber can view online has mushroomed to more than 180, with dozens more scheduled to...
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Around the World in 2,300 Papers | NetNewsCheck.com

Around the World in 2,300 Papers | NetNewsCheck.com | RJI links | Scoop.it
PressReader draws on newspapers from around the world to deliver content to users, and the arrangement benefits all involved: Readers sign up for a paid subscription to the app to get the news they crave, and publishers receive fixed royalties from...
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Augmented Reality For Print, Without Tags Or Codes - MediaBuyerPlanner

Augmented Reality For Print, Without Tags Or Codes - MediaBuyerPlanner | RJI links | Scoop.it
Women’s lingerie maker Maidenform will use augmented reality (AR) to introduce its Comfort Devotion line of bras, panties and shapewear later this year,…...
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TechCrunch | Monetizing Mobile Requires More Than Just Waiting For Ad Dollars

Mary Meeker’s presentation this week on mobile shone light on the mobile monetization problem and argued that “ad $ follow eyeballs, it just takes time.” However, she failed to address the reason for the mobile monetization issue and missed the...
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Google Readies New Local-Ad Assault

Google Readies New Local-Ad Assault | RJI links | Scoop.it
Google is preparing to launch its largest-ever assault on the roughly $20 billion market for local business advertising.
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Forget about 'content management'--and focus on 'audience development'

Forget about 'content management'--and focus on 'audience development' | RJI links | Scoop.it
The economics of digital content...
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Apps offer breath of fresh air to editors

Apps offer breath of fresh air to editors | RJI links | Scoop.it
With apps, editors can once again assume the role of news product designers, rather than Google optimisers.
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Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic

Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic | RJI links | Scoop.it
Old-fashioned PCs still make up the lion's share of traffic, with phones and tablet Web use spiking in the evening hours.
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Sun-Times shuffles newsroom, stresses digital moves - Marketing/media News - Crain's Chicago Business

Sun-Times shuffles newsroom, stresses digital moves - Marketing/media News - Crain's Chicago Business | RJI links | Scoop.it
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Apple, Samsung continue tablet dominance

Apple, Samsung continue tablet dominance | RJI links | Scoop.it
Both consumer electronics giants show staying power to drive tablet shipments to 18.2 million in first quarter of 2012 even as rivals "ebb and flow", research shows.
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Time to transition from newspapers to “newspubs”

Time to transition from newspapers to “newspubs” | RJI links | Scoop.it
Newspaper organisations are creating media and revenue models that capitalise on their strengths and maintain their position of credible, reliable sources of news for their readers, viewers, and listeners -- while embracing new technology that...
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Journalist's Resource: New studies on bias in Internet communities, public works, elite colleges, baseball stadiums and more

Journalist's Resource: New studies on bias in Internet communities, public works, elite colleges, baseball stadiums and more | RJI links | Scoop.it
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Can Tech Innovations Bring Revenue for Hyperlocal Publishers? | Street Fight

Can Tech Innovations Bring Revenue for Hyperlocal Publishers? | Street Fight | RJI links | Scoop.it
What innovations can help startup news sites earn money? How should hyperlocal publishers decide what technology to use?
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New York Times turns readers into beta testers with Test Drive

New York Times turns readers into beta testers with Test Drive | RJI links | Scoop.it
The experimental projects, produced by the Times' beta620, will allow readers to test new ideas before they're ready for global launch. First up: new search and accessibility features.
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The commuter’s dilemma, solved: News.me and (now) Instapaper ready stories when you walk out the door

The commuter’s dilemma, solved: News.me and (now) Instapaper ready stories when you walk out the door | RJI links | Scoop.it
Thanks to geofencing, both apps are now able to update your stories when you leave home or work.
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Patch Launches Program For Advertisers | NetNewsCheck.com

AOL's Patch is launching the Patch Partners, a small business partnership program with local advertisers.
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What the Forbes model of contributed content means for journalism | Poynter.

What the Forbes model of contributed content means for journalism | Poynter. | RJI links | Scoop.it
Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy | Journalism training, media news & how to's...
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Kickstarting a Soccer Magazine: An Old Medium Finds A New Way Of Funding - Forbes

Kickstarting a Soccer Magazine: An Old Medium Finds A New Way Of Funding - Forbes | RJI links | Scoop.it
To launch a print magazine in 2012, you almost by definition have to be something of a nostalgist.
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Peacocking, social baggage and digital discovery

Peacocking, social baggage and digital discovery | RJI links | Scoop.it
Publishers continue to tinker with their social media tactics to improve discovery of their digital content. One important "discovery": People don't want to share everything they read.
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Paywalls Could Alter Face Of Tucson Media | NetNewsCheck.com

Paywalls Could Alter Face Of Tucson Media | NetNewsCheck.com | RJI links | Scoop.it
Paid content models figure to play a big role in the Arizona city in the coming months.
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Apple, publishers tweak app discovery models

Apple, publishers tweak app discovery models | RJI links | Scoop.it
As more publishers and more titles enter Apple's iPad Newsstand, discovery challenges will increase. Apple and others continue to experiment with ways to improve the ability to find and share digital editions - but is it enough for long-tail content?
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