Hyperlink-free SABEW announces winners in business reporting competition

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) announced this year’s winners in its 18th annual Best in Business competition, which “honors excellence in business journalism across all news platforms.” Awards will be presented Friday, April 5, at the Marvin Conference Center at George Washington University. SABEW’s 50th annual conference and gala runs April… Read more →

In the Tracking Wars, It’s Browser Makers vs. Advertisers

Last fall, Microsoft announced that its newest Web browser would allow users to signal whether or not they would like to see targeted advertisements. That was seen in some circles as a clash of corporate titans: a salvo from Microsoft against Google, which is its main rival in the browser market and which has a thriving targeted advertising business. This… Read more →

BT buys ESPN’s UK channels to beef up its forthcoming BT Sport

BT, the UK’s leading fixed-line phone and broadband supplier, effectively killed ESPN’s sports channel last year when it bought the rights to some English Premier League games, leaving the Disney-owned TV channel with no compelling content. It’s not surprising then that on Monday, BT announced that it was taking over ESPN’s TV business in the… Read more →

Good Technology: Apple is ‘clear winner among enterprise users’

Apple’s iPhone and iPad continue to be smash hits across the board for both consumers and enterprise users, according to Good Technology‘s fourth quarter activation report. Praising Apple as “the clear winner among enterprise users,” Good researchers reported that iOS-based devices accounted for approximately 77 percent of total device activations — up from 71 percent… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: San Quentin Entrepreneurs and Cyborg Roaches

Here are some of the more interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Big Ideas From the Big HouseReuters.com |  San Quentin inmates have caught the start-up bug. – David Streitfeld Cyborg Roaches, Glowing Animals and Other Biotech BeastsSlate.com |  Many have already made their way out… Read more →

TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

How studios and networks continue to profit after the Academy Awards. Taking social media food photography to the next level. NBC struggles to recover from its ratings plunge. Source Article from http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/25/timescast-mediatech-making-money-after-the-oscars/