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YouTube mistakenly closes Syria watchdog channels

The popular video hosting website YouTube said on Monday it had mistakenly shut down two accounts of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a key source of information in the 21-month Syria conflict.

Jan 07, 2013
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Nielsen taps Twitter for TV show buzz

Nielsen on Monday announced a deal to tap into Twitter to gauge how much online buzz is being generated by television shows instead of simply focusing on numbers of viewers for programs.

Dec 17, 2012
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Show biz paper 'Variety' gets new owner

Variety, the century-old newspaper long seen as an authority on Hollywood and show business, has been sold to a Los Angeles-based digital media group, the companies announced Tuesday.

Oct 09, 2012
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Digital news offering aims at high ground

It seems like a terrible time to be launching a news operation. But there are opportunities and niches, and the new digital media launch called Quartz from Atlantic Media Company seeks to exploit them.

Sep 16, 2012
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Humans on Mars by 2023?

Reality TV goes to Mars! Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp is leading a group visionaries and businesspeople who want to send four humans to Mars by 2023, and they say they can achieve their goal at an estimated ...

Jun 07, 2012
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