‘Google to pay $22.5M fine in privacy case’
Google is poised to pay a $22.5 million fine to resolve allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web users who rely on Apple’s Safari browser, according to a person familiar with settlement.
‘Would You Pay For Twitter?’
Mike McGrail discusses whether services like Twitter can stay free forever.
‘Blogs and Bullets II: New Media and Conflict after the Arab Spring’
A team of scholars from George Washington University and American University analyse the role of social media in the Arab Spring protests of 2011–12.
‘Social newsreader iPad app News360 ‘re-imagined’ adds local news’
Journalism.co.uk speaks to Roman Karachinsky, chief executive of News360, to find out the app’s potential for journalists and publishers.
‘Chris Moyles abandons new Radio 1 breakfast presenter Nick Grimshaw’
New Radio 1 breakfast host Nick Grimshaw was left alone by Chris Moyles live on air this morning. He had been a guest on the flagship show but Moyles and his team played a prank by walking out. Grimshaw was left muttering: “This is so cruel.”
‘The Thick of It to return with Leveson-style inquiry’
Armando Iannucci’s BBC2 political satire will reflect real-life changes in Westminster.