Ever since the debut of iOS 7′s new design on Monday, critics have been split about it. But one thing’s for sure — the design concept barely ever works when applied to other logos and items.
While it may be too early to tell how Tumblr users will ultimately respond to Yahoo’s $1.1 billion acquisition, we’re seeing signs that are jumping to other blogging services.
Tumblr released the app this morning, bringing the “post anything” blogging website to a whole new host of phones.
Blogger Andrew Sullivan has changed the pricing model for his popular blog The Dish, now offering access for $2 a month rather than only a $20-a-year option.
If you don’t like the way social networks try to own your data, but you’re not willing to sign off completely, there is a third way. Here’s how to regain control of your own stuff without giving up Twitter and Facebook.
The vast majority of bloggers tend to write in the dark, toiling away in relative obscurity while a few grab the spotlight. That’s true for the almost four million “mommy bloggers” in the U.S. as well.
There wasn’t much explanation given yesterday when TechCrunch editor-in-chief Erick Schonfeld stepped down. But a scoop from PaidContent this afternoon reveals why AOL might have been looking to shake things up. Traffic has fallen almost 35% since founder Mike Arrington left and Schonfeld took over in September of 2011.
Skimlinks automatically converts product references in blog posts into affiliate sales links. The London startup just closed a funding round of $4.5 led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, the investment arm of media giant Bertelsmann AG.
Brian Lam, the former editor of Gizmodo who took the site from a few million pageviews a month to more than 100 million, is launching a new site.
Former TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington sports a shirt that reads "unpaid blogger" on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2011.
Michael Arrington, founder of technology blog TechCrunch and known for his fiery personality and zero tolerance for corporate authority, has “decided” to move on from the San Francisco-based tech news publication.
Michael Arrington, founder of technology blog TechCrunch and known for his fiery personality and zero tolerance for corporate authority, is no longer with the San Francisco-based tech news publication, according to a report by Fortune.
Buzzlogic, a company that helps brands place socially targeted ads, today announced it has raised $7.8 million in a third round of funding. The company will use the funding for product development and to double its sales and account management teams.
Guest Post One thing you may not know about me is that I am a writer. More specifically, I’m a freelance writer. This means I can have several clients at once, work from home in my underwear, and set my own hours. It is basically like being a prostitute, but with less stringent hygiene requirements.
Joshua Topolsky, former top editor at AOL’s Engadget tech blog, has set up a competing tech site with the backing of a new media company called SB Nation.
The popularity of Microsoft’s Windows Live Spaces blogs appears to have been greatly exaggerated.
Primal is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
A company opening up to the public today, OpenSky, hopes to give news blogs a way to make money beyond plain old advertising. It’s allowing niche media businesses to sell products directly to readers and earn a revenue share.
We’ve seen several attempts to rank blogs by influence, traffic or other measures. Public relations are among the groups that like producing such lists. They often send us these lists hoping we’ll link to the study to give it some publicity. Well, this time I’ll bite.