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It seems that the digital revolu tion has tremendously hurt the newspaper industry. Newspapers have been closing, reducing distribution and laying people off. I was thought that the newspaper industry was dying due to the increase of technology consumption. Well it turns out that some newspapers have taken a turn for the better since last year annual circulation reports. According to New York Times Article “Digital Gains Help Newspaper Circulation Figures” there has been a steady increase in digital circulation of newspapers this year. Digital circulation of newspapers last year accounted for 9.8% of total average circulation while this year... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at Global Media News
When speaking with some top investors, they all said that natural gas is the commodity to buy. Their job is to predict the future, and they are all banking on natural gas. This made me inquire, why natural gas? How is natural gas going to become profitable in the future? What is the change? Since is a great place to get the lastest information of future trends I looked there to get more information on natural gas. I already know that Shell is on board with natural gas, as are investors, but what does natural gas mean for the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at Global Media News
Museums play a vital role in educating the youth in America. Today many museums have added an element of technology to their exhibits while other museums refuse to do so. According to New York Times article, “Museums Engage Children with Siren Call of the App” many museums are looking for ways to engage children. The Museum Of Natural History believes the games offer a fun interactive way for children to get involved. According to Rebecca Edwards, an education specialist for children and families at the Getty believe that children are already using smartphone and are fluent in technology. She says,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at Global Media News
Although museums often give us a look into the past most recently they have begun to incorporate modern technology into their exhibits. With the help of smartphone application every individual can have a private guided tour of a museum at minimal cost. New York Times posted a great article on their website about the Museum of Natural History introducing a new interactive app to compliment their exhibit. “An Extra Set Of Eyes At The Museum” by Joshua Bernstein talks about a free app called Beyond Planet Earth and an app that costs $3.99 called Maurizio Cattelan: “All,” at the Guggenheim... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at Global Media News
Natural gas has been around for while, people use it to heat their houses and fuel their barbeques. If natural gas is around why are we still so dependent on oil? Well, transportation is heavily dependent on oil and only now are finally seeing vehicles running on natural gas. This shift from oil to natural gas is a mjor game changer for the future. Shell is one of the largest supporters of natural gas today. They are banking on natural gas as a the future way of life. On Shell’s website these words are printed bold big, “Natural gas offers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at Global Media News
Going paperless is thought to be saving the environment, “going-green” and of course a tax write-off. But how does “going-green” really affecting our economy and what are the real reason companies are going paperless? According the an article on called “Newsweek Ending Print Edition, Going All-Digital In 2013; Job Cuts Expected” by Jack Mirkinson, Newsweek is going paper-less and its not to save the enviroment. Newsweek is just one of many companies being pushed to go all digital for the cost of print is tremendous. Editor of Newsweek, Tina Brown said it costs $42 million to print and distribute... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2012 at Global Media News
Kiip is one of the coolest start up companies to integrate gaming into our daily lives. Linking advertisers and developers in conjunction with the latest smartphone technology sums up Kiip. This start-up company’s co-founder and CEO Brian Wong is only 19 years old. It seems that the youth of america is truly our future. Kiip’s innovative technology is not missing a beat. It is keeping up with the latest iphone ios 6 software and even taking its mission international. This amazing company bridges the gap between games and reality. According to a TechCrunch.Com blog post, Kiip was created by CEO,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at Global Media News
Online gaming has become part of many companies marketing plans. Marketing once was based around clever slogans and memorable commercials is moving with the technology craze over online gaming. The digital revolution is prevalent now more than ever before in the marketing world. According to New York Times article “Axa Equitable Pitches in an Online Game” by Stuart Elliot “ gaming or casual gaming, is becoming increasingly popular with marketers because it is becoming increasingly popular with consumers”. An unlikely company to take part in the gaming boom is Axa Equitable. This insurance company has posted a game called Pass... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at Global Media News
Have you ever thought of google as a quasi state, because that is what is has become. In 2010 the New York Times wrote an article called “Google Searches for a Foreign Policy”. This concept of google having a foreign policy is still relevant today. The most recent example would be the current hype around the Muslim “hate” video. The article written over two years ago discusses the idea that companies like google need to have a foreign policy for the US government has yet to come up with a solid foreign policy in the digital world. This is still... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2012 at Global Media News
The most recent example of Google choosing when and what to censor had to do with an Anti-Islam video on Youtube. A very interesting article on the topic was posted on the Global Voices Advocacy web page b Jill York. The article titled, “In Censoring Anti-Islam Video, Did Google Do The Right Thing?” is very self explanatory to the topic of discussion. According to the article written by Jill York, the video was made by an American Coptic Christian, with the purpose of inciting anger in Muslims. The video was aired on Egyptian television last week, and is said to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2012 at Global Media News
Dating apps are the latest trend in the quest for love and lust. Now that dating sites have moved to smartphone apps, people can virtually meet 24/7 in any location. There is a dating app specified for nearly every lifestyle. For those of you who are constantly on the go traveling, GateGuru is the dating app for you. This app not only keeps you up to date with you flight status and the amenities around you, but uses social networking to link you to fellow travelers around you. Skout, another dating app used to “flirt” with fellow singles around you.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2012 at Global Media News
Parents beware, for social networking sites can connect your child to a rapist. The latest case in social networking regards an app called Skout. The app provides age groups where people can “flirt” with strangers nearby. This social networking app was thought to have safeguards, but three men have been accused of raping minors they connected with through Skout. Skout had believed there were safeguards in place, although in one case the minor was able to send naked pictures via the app. New York Times Tech News, Bits recently posted and article, After Rapes Involving Children, Skout, a Flirting App,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at Global Media News
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