Newswatch: Google Tells Newspapers It's Not Our Fault And You Should Have Seen It Coming
Wednesday 8am Silicon Valley news report:
Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt called on newspaper executives to create a "new format" for online journalism, including new delivery models that give consumers personalized content they want to read.
Some readers, users and journalists have asked us if the AP’s plan is about Google since we host complete AP articles, writes Alexander Macgillivray. The answer is that it doesn’t appear to pertain to Google since we host those articles in partnership with the AP.
I’m not sure the world is ready for the New York Yahoo-Gawker Times, but who knows?
With newspapers and magazines, there have to be features you can't get anywhere else, and maybe part of what you would pay for is the privilege of helping the business survive, but that is more of a difficult sell.
The company won a $250,000 grant from Facebook in 2008 as part of that site's effort to support innovative applications and discourage application clutter. The Facebook integration builds trust and "makes it fun and social," says John Zimmer, 25-year-old chief operating officer of Zimride.
Rather than writing an equation that tries to take into account the trillions of trillions of possible hands and moves, a statistician can run a computer program that simply plays the game a few million times in minutes to see how often it wins. Dr. Morris says he has seen the Monte Carlo method used to improve computer graphics and explore gene sequences.
Mr. Tremblay is the third key hardware executive to leave in short succession — a painful trend at a technology company that prides itself on out-engineering rivals.
A panel of entertainment executives and others chronicled what appeared to be a largely failing effort to stem the illegal sale of copyrighted material in an increasingly wired world.
If true, the buyout would be a major development in the technology industry. Google would be getting a fast-growing microblogging service that has emerged as a social phenomenon over the past year.
A new finding, however, should put to rest any doubts about whether or not Apple is planning to include video recording in future iPhones.
The message: every technology in Korea, from broadband to digital television, is designed to be always on, always with you.
Google has decided to leave its product in beta rather than issuing updates in the familiar system of numbered software versions—1.0, 2.0, and so on. Those distinctions make more sense when tech consumers are purchasing software on CD-ROMs or downloading it onto their hard drives.
For the past several years, the UC Berkeley scholar and his team of fellow academics have been busy documenting the art and architecture of a lost civilization.
In the coming months, Yahoo said it will open its music site to any company that creates a widget, or module, to sell or stream music and give recording companies editorial control of their artists' pages. Minor artists who don't currently have a page on Yahoo Music will be invited to create their own.
Facebook users are adding photos at a rate of 850 million photos a month, compared to 100 million photos a month by ImageShack users.