Today, Rupert Murdoch launched The Daily – an iPad-based newspaper. Rumors of the newspaper have been circulating for a while, and the launch had been delayed due to Steve Jobs’ health-related leave of absence, but The Daily was officially announced today at a reception held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Although it did not top the list of organizational priorities for 2011, mobile is still seen by everyone as an important channel that cannot be ignored. The question thus becomes, should you do a mobile project this year? And if yes, what should you do?
As the demand for mobile enabled content and functionality explodes around the world most of us are faced with the problem of how to best address this need. It may not be your first priority, but mobile access is likely on your list this year.
With February just around the corner, our focus will shift to a Mobile Enterprise and Mobile Engagement editorial theme. With that in mind, we want to know:
The poll will run until January 31, 2011, so have your say today.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (news, site) has expanded its online presence wildly and enthusiastically for years, but with government belt-tightening and competitive pressure, the time has come to scale back.
We've said it before and we'll say it again: Movable Type's future lies in Japan. Today it was announced that Six Apart KK (SAKK), a subsidiary of SAY Media, has been acquired by a Japanese IT company called Infocom. As of February 1, 2011 SAKK will assume responsibility for the worldwide Movable Type business, as well as the Six Apart brand.
We've been through this before. The infamous publishing paywall is slated to go up again for New York Times readers. For many readers of other various local papers, paywalls have been a reality for awhile, leaving us to wonder if paid content models actually work.
The latest Adobe acquisition of Demdex will be included in Adobe Online Marketing Suite, powered by Omniture, with focus on customer experience management, online audience optimization and ad spending.
That's right, Drupal 7 has officially launched today. The latest version of the well known open source web content management system has been three years in the making (and we've covered much of that work), now we just have to wait for the contributed modules to catch up.
Web 2.0 is so yesterday. Perhaps, that’s an overstatement, but Web 3.0, the semantic web, is rapidly moving beyond the academic laboratory to real-world utilization. Now the W3C RDB2RDF Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of "A Direct Mapping of Relational Data to RDF.” This work is a major step towards making the astounding amount of data stored in relational databases more easily available to the semantic web.
The explosion of digital assets on the Internet (and intranets) has filled the sails of the Digital Asset Management (DAM) market. The obvious solution to the asset madness is to implement a DAM system, but people like yourself have many tool options and even more possible approaches to take.
This brings us to our latest poll:
The poll will run until November 30th, but don't wait until you are stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey (if you live in the US of A that is) to vote.
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