Fox, CNN, and MSNBC were missing from last night’s radical filibuster in Texas, leaving the spotlight open for a nonprofit online news publication and Twitter to become the main sources of the night’s breaking news.
The first CNN BuzzFeed clip will feature a montage of CNN’s archival news footage of “the most amazing rescue moments,” such as the Chilean miners. It’s the news you loved in the BuzzFeed format you don’t so much trust as are addicted to.
Zite was one of the first companies to answer cries from loyal Google Reader users when the service was shuttered back in March, building a “replacement” in about six hours. Yet in the news reader’s latest iOS app update, Zite’s management team makes one thing very clear: it’s time to let Google Reader die.
Automattic, the company behind 63 million Wordpress blogs, and Janrain announced a partnership this morning that will bring social login, profile storage, and user analytics to its premium blogging clients.
CNN has come up with several goofy ways of displaying information about the presidential elections, but none that are as gimmicky and dumb as its latest stunt.
Michael Brutsch, the recently outed Reddit moderator known online as ViolentAcrez, attempted to explain his heinous behavior on the community-powered link sharing site in an interview on CNN’s Anderson Copper 360 tonight.
CNN’s $20 million acquisition of Zite bore its first fruit today with the launch of new news curation feature CNN Trends.
“Election Insights,” as the destination site is called, visualizes the volume of Facebook activity involving Democratic candidates President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his veep choice, Paul Ryan.
CNN will reportedly buy social media blog Mashable for more than $200 million, according to Reuters blogger Felix Salmon.
Guest Post Editor’s note: CNN’s upcoming documentary, Black in America 4, has sparked a heated discussion about race in the tech industry. VentureBeat has asked several black entrepreneurs to contribute their opinions prior to the airing of the show on Sunday November 13. Read the rest of VentureBeat’s stories on diversity in tech.
Editor's Pick Almost no one has seen episode 4 of CNN’s documentary series “Black in America,” about race in the technology world, but a lot of folks are already jumping in on the race controversy the show’s promo has kickstarted.
CNN on Tuesday announced that it has purchased Zite, a personalized magazine app for the iPad, for a reported $20 to $25 million. This confirms last week’s rumors that a deal between CNN and Zite was in the works.
Zite, a personalized magazine app for the iPad, is said to be talking to CNN about an acquisition. According to at least one report, the news network is offering between $20 million ad $25 million for the tablet app startup.
CNN on Monday announced it has upgraded its mobile iOS apps and website to support 24/7 live streaming video from its CNN and HLN networks.
Prepare for more news content on Facebook than ever before. Facebook is reportedly working with publishers to create “Facebook editions” of their products to deliver news to social networkers, according to a Forbes report.