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Furious Is Fastest in Weekend Marked by Smaller Film Releases
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Make no mistake: Lydia Polgreen understands she has her work cut out for her. Named The Huffington Post’s editor-in-chief in December, Polgreen brings to the job an enviable reputation as a journalist, as a colleague, and as someone who cares passionately about...
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In a redesign, The Huffington Post (now just HuffPost) doubles down on its “equalizing tabloid” roots
Nieman Journalism LabShan Wang
The Huffington Post has pulled no punches with its tabloid-inspired homepage splashes. “BILLY ON THE STREET,” its Bill O’Reilly story announced. “HE WENT TO JARED,” another proclaimed (Jared Kushner, that is). Here’s another, on Rep. Devin Nunes: This @HuffingtonPost splash was made...
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Marissa Mayer and these other Yahoo execs are out after Verizon takes over
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, CFO Ken Goldman, product boss Adam Cahan, CRO Lisa Utzschneider, and others execs will depart after takeover, USA Today reports
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AOL Inc, Advertising Industry
SearchCap: Bing Shopping feeds, Google HTTPS & local SEO
Search Engine LandBarry Schwartz
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web. From : 4 ways brands are losing store traffic — and how to use location marketing strategies to reverse course Apr 24, 2017 by Wesley...
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Furious Is Fastest in Weekend Marked by Smaller Film Releases
BloombergAnousha Sakoui
Universal Pictures’ “The Fate of the Furious” led the North American box office for the second weekend , beating five new releases that all opened in fewer than 2,500 locations. The popular franchise from Comcast Corp.’s movie division collected an estimated $38.7...
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Eyes on non-wireless business in AT&T's upcoming earnings
Seeking AlphaJason Aycock
Verizon's (NYSE:VZ) disappointing quarter highlighted an salient strategic data point -- that the company was shedding even more wireless subscribers until a mid-quarter switch to match competitors with an unlimited-data plan. And that's a path that portends increasing spending on the part...
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Happy Birthday to GIF, a Tech Term That's Aged Well
The Wall Street JournalBen Zimmer
Next month marks the 30th birthday of a momentous techie acronym: “GIF,” short for “Graphics Interchange Format.” It has proved to be one of the more resilient terms of the digital age, though today it primarily applies to a type of image...
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iHeart Radio Parent May Not Survive Another Year
Hollywood ReporterPaul Bond
iHeartMedia, which owns the Internet radio company, is reportedly $20 billion in debt. iHeartMedia, the radio company headed by former AOL Time Warner and MTV executive Bob Pittman, might not survive another year because of negative cash flow owed to $20 billion...
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SearchCap: Bing updates copyright removals, Google smart display ads & SEO beginners
Search Engine LandBarry Schwartz
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web. From : Bing updates its DMCA take-downs and copyright removal process Apr 21, 2017 by Barry Schwartz Bing Webmaster Tools gains a content removal section...
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Google and Partners Try to Block the March of Ad-Blockers
BloombergMark Bergen
After seven months of work, the biggest digital advertising companies think they have a solution to the existential threat of consumers blocking online ads. Google, the biggest player in this world, is at the center of the plan, although the company and...
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