E.B. Boyd


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Behind the Scenes: How Starbucks is Assembling its Forthcoming Digital Content Network

Digital

This summer, Starbucks announced that, later this fall, it will launch an in-store digital content network that customers can peruse using their laptops, smartphones, iPads, or just about any other [...]

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NPR's Apps Chief Moving to Netflix

Digital

NPR’s director of application development, who set the vision for the APIs that have fueled a significant part of the network’s online growth, is leaving the nation’s capital to move [...]

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Also, Twitter Got a New Logo

Digital

In all the hoopla over the redesign of Twitter.com, a key development seems to have been overlooked: Twitter has a new logo. In a shift in aesthetics seeming to mirror [...]

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Biz Stone: New Twitter Interface Wasn't Designed for Monetization, but 'It Lends Itself to Advertising and Revenue Opportunities'

Digital

Twitter execs said their main motivation for doing a redesign of Twitter.com, which they unveiled Tuesday at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, was to improve the user experience – [...]

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Wired.com Launches Science Blog Network

Digital

Wired.com today launched a new network of what it calls “superstar science bloggers.” Says Betsy Mason, former Contra Costa Times science writer and new Wired.com science editor: The new Wired [...]

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Google, Twitter Execs: 'Facebook Places' Mainstreams Check-Ins

Digital

Foursquare might be quaking in its boots following the launch yesterday of Facebook Places, but executives from Google and Twitter speaking at today’s 140 Characters Conference in San Francisco said [...]

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5 Questions with John Byrne of BusinessWeek, Fast Company, and Now, C-Change Media

Digital

Last week, former BusinessWeek and Fast Company editor John Byrne’s new company, C-Change Media, launched the first site in a network he says will become “the Huffington Post of business.” [...]

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AOL's Patch Names Senior Editorial Leaders

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AOL’s Patch says it now has its senior management team in place with the appointment of four regional Editorial Directors who will report to Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham. From the [...]

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Former Entrepreneur Editor Joining C-Change Media

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Former Entrepreneur editorial director Rieva Lesonsky is joining C-Change Media, the company started by former BusinessWeek and Fast Company editor John Byrne. Lesonsky will lead the second site C-Change plans [...]

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Ex-BizWeek, Fast Company Editor Byrne Launches Site for MBAs

Digital

Back in March, we told you that former BusinessWeek and Fast Company editor John Byrne was planning to launch a network of business-related sites. Fast forward five months. The first [...]

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California Watch Editorial Director: Exclusives No Longer That Important

Digital

California Watch is a Center for Investigative Reporting spinoff that’s pioneering a new model for reporting on statewide news. Today, CW’s editorial director, Mark Katches, wrote a post on the [...]

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Salon Social Media Referrals Up 720% Year-over-Year

Digital

Salon’s 2010 second quarter traffic increased 20% over the same period last year, and its revenue grew 40%, the online magazine is reporting. More interestingly, though, its social media referrals [...]

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Facebook Wants to Work with Media Companies

Digital

Facebook has launched “Facebook + Media,” a page devoted to helping media companies use the social network to increase traffic to and user engagement on their Web sites. Justin Osofsky, [...]

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Times Builds 'Jargonator' to Help Readers Decipher Wikileaks Documents

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Among the Wikileaks-related things we saw people talking about on Twitter this morning were the New York Times’s glossary rollovers. Anyone who’s spent any time slogging through military documents knows [...]

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'The War Logs' Most Edited Page on Wikipedia Today

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Unsurprisingly, perhaps, “The War Logs” is the most edited page on Wikipedia today, according to Wikirage. The article was created at about 6pm ET yesterday, by a user called BDell555, [...]