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Mobile Is Eating Global Attention: 10 Graphs on the State of the Internet

Mobile Is Eating Global Attention: 10 Graphs on the State of the Internet | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it

ПкуфеOnline photo sharing has sextupled in two years. Nigerians are on their phones 30 percent more than Americans. We now spend more time on mobile than on print and radio combined.

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Great summary on the state of Internet and how people are using the network

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See how Google Ventures invested in 2014

See how Google Ventures invested in 2014 | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Slack, Medium, and Cloudera joined the Google Ventures portfolio. Nest was acquired by Google, and HubSpot IPO'd. See the full Year in Review for more.
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Google Ventures in numbers: year 2014

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America’s toughest commutes, charted

America’s toughest commutes, charted | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Some of the worst commutes are from the wealthiest areas of the country.
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Longest commutes by county

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Dr Matt Taylor's shirt made me cry, too - with rage at his abusers - Telegraph

Dr Matt Taylor's shirt made me cry, too - with rage at his abusers - Telegraph | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
An astrophysicist who deserves our applause has been pilloried in his moment of triumph
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"It was like something from the show trials of Stalin, or from the sobbing testimony of the enemies of Kim Il-sung, before they were taken away and shot. It was like a scene from Mao’s cultural revolution when weeping intellectuals were forced to confess their crimes against the people." -- mayor of London Boris Johnson about Dr. Matt Taylor and the hysteria around his shirt. It is about the scientific breakthrough, not feminism. 

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Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I'm going to explain to you how Net Neutrality ACTUALLY works - The Oatmeal

Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I'm going to explain to you how Net Neutrality ACTUALLY works - The Oatmeal | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
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Net neutrality in pictures (for Republicans mainly)

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Why you probably won’t understand the web of the future

Why you probably won’t understand the web of the future | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
80% of the web remains dominated by just 10 languages.
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How languages affect Internet penetration rates across the globe

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Hey Apple: It's Really Time To Kill The iPad Mini

Hey Apple: It's Really Time To Kill The iPad Mini | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it

hy appWhen Apple gave their keynote for the annual iPad event a couple weeks back, it only took them two minutes to introduce the new iPad mini 3, explain its features, and then transition on to their ne...

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Why Apple should discontinue IPad Mini

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Gannett Plans to Split Up Its Print and Broadcast Businesses

Gannett Plans to Split Up Its Print and Broadcast Businesses | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
The Gannett Company, the latest media giant to break itself up, also confirmed it would buy the 73 percent of the auto sales website Cars.com that it does not already own for $1.8 billion.
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Gannett is splitting up its assets

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How parental-control apps can help grown-ups unplug on vacation

How parental-control apps can help grown-ups unplug on vacation | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Apps such as Moment, Parental Timelock and Trustlock help adults do a tech detox and monitor their own phone and laptop use
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get unplugged

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Fox and Time Warner: what was it? • Michael Kareev

Fox and Time Warner: what was it? • Michael Kareev | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
The generous offer made by Fox became the first step for Rupert Murdoch, a media executive famous for his deliberate way of pursuing companies he wants to put under his belt, in building the largest vertically integrated media company. But what... | Michael Kareev | MBA at the University of Michigan. Media, Tech, Journalism, Digital, M&A, Valuation, Travel, Photo, Basketball
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Fox tried to acquire Time Warner: why, how and when. I quickly put on paper a few thoughts about the potential deal.

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Believe it or not, there are advantages to using tech like a teen.

Believe it or not, there are advantages to using tech like a teen. | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Adults, take note: They may be young, but they have wise tips on privacy, photos and life with less email.
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How teens are using social media:  "For example, he uses Snapchat for one-on-one conversations, Facebook Messenger to chat with groups and Twitter to keep up with people he's never met in person."

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The Great Facebook Deep-Clean

I spent hours pruning my Facebook account to just the essentials.
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Massive deep-cleaning of my Facebook account - a how to guide

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NYT CEO Mark Thompson reiterates assertion that pay didn't play role in Abramson's firing

NYT CEO Mark Thompson reiterates assertion that pay didn't play role in Abramson's firing | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
This story, by Ravi Somaiya / New York Times, appeared on Mediagazer.
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A few links about the new NYT editor from all the places

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Facebook’s Popularity Among Teens Dips Again

Facebook’s Popularity Among Teens Dips Again | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Facebook Inc. (FB) is getting less and less cool, at least among teens.
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The portion of 13- to 17-year-old social-media users in the U.S. on Facebook slipped to 88 percent this year from 94 percent in 2013 and 95 percent in 2012.

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Spotify: Friend or Foe?

Spotify: Friend or Foe? | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Daniel Ek set out to save the music industry. Could his streaming service wreck it instead? John Seabrook reports.
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What's wrong (if anything) with Spotify?

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The web is alive and well

The web is alive and well | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Rumors of the web's death are being greatly exaggerated, again.
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Web is striving. As well as mobile

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Tristan Walker: The Visible Man

Tristan Walker: The Visible Man | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it

An impressive longread about Tristan Walker, one of the early employees of Foursquare and CEO and a venture capitalist by itself nowadaysA bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. An African-American. In tech, those two phrases usually don't go together. Enter Tristan Walker.

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An impressive longread about Tristan Walker, one of the early employees of Foursquare and CEO and a venture capitalist by itself nowadays

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What can Obama really do for net neutrality?

What can Obama really do for net neutrality? | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it

ProudNet neutrality might be the most contentious problem the Federal Communications Commission has faced in recent history. The past year has been marked by a landmark legal case that struck down the...

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Proud to have him as President; no kidding, if it were the only plausible Barack's idea, it would still be worth having him in White House for 4 years. 

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Trends That Will Revolutionize The Retail Industry

Trends That Will Revolutionize The Retail Industry | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
In retail, innovation is the name of the game. Increasingly, retailers are staying ahead through unique in-store experiences that inspire shoppers through..
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Retail commerce trends

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Don't Pick the Wrong iPhone

Don't Pick the Wrong iPhone | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Trying to choose between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus? Be careful to avoid making a classic decision-making mistake.
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About "evaluability" with an Iphone 6 and an Iphone 6 Plus as an example

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After Pushback, Fox Abandons Pursuit of Time Warner

After Pushback, Fox Abandons Pursuit of Time Warner | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Rupert Murdoch, who controls 21st Century Fox, was put off both by Time Warner’s apparent hostility to the prospect of the deal, and by the response of his own shareholders, who have been driving the price of Fox’s stock down since news of the offer broke.
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No deal of the year

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An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive

An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
"One thing is for sure," declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz, in a recent post on the topic of streaming music. "One service will dominate, it’s where we’ll all go, because we want to share, we don’t want to be left out." Music is now undeniably an internet industry—more than 70% of the...
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This is how the music streaming services function

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Kerry Moseley's curator insight, November 9, 2014 12:20 PM

I added this article to my scoop it collection because the information provided can be proven accurate. Even though this isn't a source the industry would go to it still provides, in detail, the future of internet music streaming.

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Twitter's so-called Mr. Fix-It leaves after disagreement with CEO. $TWTR

Twitter's so-called Mr. Fix-It leaves after disagreement with CEO. $TWTR | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Twitter's second most powerful executive, Ali Rowghani, abruptly resigned as COO after disagreeing with Chief Executive Dick Costolo's plan to strip him of key responsibilities.
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Changes on Twitter board

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40 maps that explain the internet

40 maps that explain the internet | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it
Where the internet came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world
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A few interesting maps

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A Eulogy for Twitter

A Eulogy for Twitter | Technology, Foresight | Scoop.it

The beloved social publishing platform enters its twilight.

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Something is wrong on Twitter. And people are noticing.  

A good long-read from The Atlantic

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