Google threatens to kick French media out of search

Google's threatening to cut French media from its search results, in response to a proposed law that would require it to pay for articles that appear in results.

Media multitasking may be good for you after all

Media butterflies, flitting from TV to email to social networking, may be improving their skills at integrating information.

Video of NYPD arresting Philly cop goes viral



Videos and images of the NYPD arresting a former Philadelphia cop during the recent OccupyWallStreet (OWS) Day of Action have gone viral.

Failed ex-Russian spy snags sweet media gig

Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton have taught Anna Chapman well - who seems to have snagged a sweet new gig in media thanks to her fame for doing nothing more than being a bad spy. 

Media companies come down hard on Zite iPad news app

A Canadian start-up which aggregates iPad news publications has been served with a cease-and-desist letter from a group of angry publishers.

Analysis: Al-Jazeera in talks with Comcast over distribution

Al-Jazeera has been negotiating with Comcast over bringing the network’s English language channel to millions of U.S. viewers. Clearly, the nation’s largest cable provider is making moves involving Middle East broadcasting, but why?

News Corp announces iPad only newspaper

News Corp has announced its plans for the first digital-only newspaper created specifically for the Apple iPad.

FCC in disturbing push to regulate the news

The concept of the news or press has expanded to include all forms of media - print and digital. However, the one common denominator shared by news media is that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seems to think all should meet a prospective set of federal criteria.

Sarah Palin defends Korea SNAFU on Facebook

Sarah Palin mistakenly confused democratic South Korea with its communist northern neighbor. But hey, these things happen to the best of us, right?

Is 2010 the year of the tablet?

Will the adoption of media tablets reach a mainstream tipping point during 2010? Well, not according to principal ABI researcher Jeff Or, who predicts the devices will likely fall short of "mass market" adoption.

Dropbox redefines mobile cloud computing

Dropbox has redefined mobile cloud computing with the latest iteration of Anywhere which allows users to seamlessly access and update files across a number of popular handheld devices. 


Microsoft preps Silverlight SoC demo for NAB 2010

Microsoft has announced that it is working with Intel and Broadcom to design a Silverlight platform for set-top boxes, connected TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and other devices.