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News Industry Ad Study Knocked as 'Tripe'
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A study that estimates Google last year raked in $4.7 billion from news content has drawn widespread criticism. That $4.7 billion is a conservative estimate, according to the News Media Alliance, the trade group that released the study. That’s because the estimate doesn’t take into account Google’s advertising revenue from publishers and data collected from […]

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Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news
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Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinformation operations run by the Russia-affiliated Internet Research Agency (IRA), the campaign is […]

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Microsoft teases next-gen Xbox news at E3 event
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Many have suspected that Microsoft would talk about its next Xbox at its E3 event, and that now appears to be virtually guaranteed. Gamers have discovered that Microsoft's E3 countdown videos have included background references to "R255 G36 B0," or t…

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Some good news for far-future sea level rise
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Enlarge / Velocity of recent ice flow around Antarctica. Thwaites Glacier is one of the smaller purple regions on the left side of this image. (credit: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/3849) Glaciers are moody things with a myriad of personalities. Some are pretty stubborn, refusing to melt too much as Earth’s climate warms. But others are quite sensitive, with […]

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Equity transcribed: Funding news round-up, a16z’s future, an upcoming IPO and more Lyft
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Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast that unpacks the numbers behind the headlines. Here we put the words of our wildly popular venture capital podcast, Equity, into Extra Crunch members’ eyes instead of their ears. This week, TechCrunch’s Kate Clark and Crunchbase News’s Alex Wilhelm get rapid-fire on […]

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I did the math, and Apple News Plus is actually a pretty good deal     – CNET
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Commentary: Like magazines? Apple’s subscription service can be a solid value — but don’t overlook the free alternatives.

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Apple to shut down Texture on May 28th now that News+ exists
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You knew Texture wasn't long for this world once Apple News+ arrived — and sure enough, the end is in sight. Texture has warned subscribers that its all-you-can-read magazine service will end on May 28th, 2019. You'll have a month-long free News+…

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Apple Presents Its Spin on Entertainment and News
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Apple announced a raft of new services, including original TV programming and news and magazine offerings, at an event held at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. The Apple TV+ service, which will launch in the fall, already has a number of high-profile shows in its lineup, including Amazing Stories, a science fiction anthology […]

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Apple's Plans for Subscription News Service Irk Publishers
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Apple plans to launch a subscription news service at an event next month. The service has been described as “Netflix for news,” because it would let customers access an unlimited amount of content from publishers for a single monthly fee. It will be based on a reworked version of Texture, the media subscription service Apple […]

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