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Capital Gazette Employee: Fellow Reporter Who Charged Shooter With Trash Can ‘Saved My Life’

Capital Gazette Employee: Fellow Reporter Who Charged Shooter With Trash Can ‘Saved My Life’

Capital Gazette employees reflected on a colleague Saturday who they said charged the shooter, buying others time with her sacrifice. Reporter Wendi Winters charged shooting... Read More The post
Sam Chisholm, Australian media boss, dies aged 78

Sam Chisholm, Australian media boss, dies aged 78

During his four decade media career, Chisholm was head of the Nine Network and chief executive at Britain’s Sky TelevisionAustralian media heavyweight Sam Chisholm has died after a short illness. He

Facebook buys ads in Indian newspapers to warn about WhatsApp fakes

As Twitter finally gets serious about purging fake accounts, and YouTube says it will try to firefight conspiracy theories and fake news flaming across its platform with $25M to fund bona fide
Netflix launches ‘smart downloads’ to queue your next offline episode automatically

Netflix launches ‘smart downloads’ to queue your next offline episode automatically

Netflix is rolling out a new “smart downloads” feature designed to make offline viewing just a little bit easier. The video-streaming giant finally caved to pressure back in 2016 when it allowed
As Moguls Gather in Sun Valley, Here’s Who Might Be in the Mood for Deals

As Moguls Gather in Sun Valley, Here’s Who Might Be in the Mood for Deals

Some of the world’s most powerful tech and media leaders will be at the Sun Valley Resort in Idaho this week, and some of them may be striking deals.
Instagram adds Q&A feature to Stories

Instagram adds Q&A feature to Stories

Instagram is encouraging people to use Stories to talk to their friends with the introduction of a new question and answer feature. Called the questions sticker, it will be available as part of

Univision confirms it’s exploring sale of Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion

Over the weekend, word broke that Univision was planning to sell off Fusion Media, the brand portfolio containing a chunk of The Onion and various media properties purchased in a Gawker fire sale less
Tracyanne and Danny’s Debut Album Touches the Heart

Tracyanne and Danny’s Debut Album Touches the Heart

Album Review Tracyanne and Danny Tracyanne and Danny Merge Folks pining for the melancholy sweetness of the currently inactive Scottish band Camera Obscura can take solace in this lovely collaboration
YouTube Will Use ‘Quality News’ Sources to Fight Fake News

YouTube Will Use ‘Quality News’ Sources to Fight Fake News

YouTube is working with news organizations to deem “authoritative” and “quality” news sources in an effort to combat fake news and conspiracy theories. “[W]e’re announcing... Read More The post
21st Century Fox Just Raised Its Offer for Control of Sky in its Bidding War With Comcast

21st Century Fox Just Raised Its Offer for Control of Sky in its Bidding War With Comcast

The latest in a prolonged battle with Comcast over the lucrative pay TV service
Comcast and Fox Engage in Bidding War for Control of Sky

Comcast and Fox Engage in Bidding War for Control of Sky

Sky’s headquarters in London in 2017. Rupert Murdoch, who founded Sky in the early 1990s, has long coveted regaining full control of the business.
21st Century Fox Just Raised Its Offer for Control of Sky in its Bidding War With Comcast

21st Century Fox Just Raised Its Offer for Control of Sky in its Bidding War With Comcast

The latest in a prolonged battle with Comcast over the lucrative pay TV service
Comcast and Fox Engage in Bidding War for Control of Sky

Comcast and Fox Engage in Bidding War for Control of Sky

Sky’s headquarters in London in 2017. Rupert Murdoch, who founded Sky in the early 1990s, has long coveted regaining full control of the business.
Tamr raises $18 million to pair enterprise data with AI

Tamr raises $18 million to pair enterprise data with AI

Tamr, a startup that uses machine learning to unify enterprise data sources, has raised $18 million from SBI Investment, Intage Open Innovation Fund, Samsung Ventures, and others.
Penrose Studios raises $10 million for AR/VR entertainment

Penrose Studios raises $10 million for AR/VR entertainment

Penrose Studios has raised $10 million in a new round of funding for its augmented reality and virtual reality entertainment. That’s a beefy round, considering that part of the company’s market, VR,

The Heartwarming Messages Shared Between the Stranded Thai Boys and Their Parents

The kids wrote about their favorite meals, their school obligations, and helping their parents at the store. The families told them they loved them, and managed to parent from afar: “Cover yourself
U.K. data watchdog’s report on Facebook shenanigans is far more shocking than $664,000 fine

U.K. data watchdog’s report on Facebook shenanigans is far more shocking than $664,000 fine

Following an announcement that the U.K.’s Information Commissioner has decided to fine Facebook $664,000 for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, much of the chatter has focused on the small
Twitter starts removing locked accounts from your follower count

Twitter starts removing locked accounts from your follower count

Starting this week, some Twitter users may see a drop in their number of followers as the company continues efforts to limit the reach and visibility of suspicious accounts. Twitter announced today