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  • Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use

    Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use
    ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A Turkish court on Wednesday suspended a controversial ban on Twitter following an appeal even as the site’s lawyers pursue separate legal action against the government's shutdown order, local media reports. Senior members of...
  • Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries

    Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries
    Let's start with the idea of a recommendation engine. It's an informal term to describe the complex algorithms that parse masses of data to make suggestions of the "if you like that, you'll like this" variety. Online services crave good recommendation...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Cinema advertising spending reaches record level

    CinemaCon 2014: Cinema advertising spending reaches record level
    Advertisers are spending more money than ever to promote their products in movie theaters. Cinema advertising revenues reached a record level of $677.9 million in 2013, up 6.5% from the prior year, the Cinema Advertising Council, a national trade...
  • Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession

    Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has made dramatic changes that position his two sons to ultimately take over the global media empire that Murdoch has spent most of his life building. Murdoch's eldest son, Lachlan, has been given an influential role as non-...
  • Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality

    Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality
    SAN FRANCISCO — A tiny Irvine company founded by a 21-year-old Cal State Long Beach drop-out may play a leading role in Facebook's next major bet on the future of the Internet: that virtual reality will change the way people experience the Web....
  • What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?

    What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?
    Twitter users are reporting that numerous tweets have begun to disappear, including the most retweeted picture of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie. Users of the popular microblogging service began tweeting the disappearance of various tweets...
  • Matt Drudge's crazy Obamacare tax adventure

    Matt Drudge's crazy Obamacare tax adventure
    Matt Drudge, whose news aggregation website, the Drudge Report, still has the power to drive huge traffic to articles he links to, also still has the power to make grownups at the White House (and maybe the IRS) sit up and go, "Huh?" That's the...
  • Lachlan and James Murdoch on the rise. Overseas fuels box office.

    Lachlan and James Murdoch on the rise. Overseas fuels box office.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went. The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
  • Turner animation head Stu Snyder is leaving

    Turner animation head Stu Snyder is leaving
    Stu Snyder, president and chief operating officer of Time Warner's Turner Animation unit, is exiting. Snyder, who has overseen Turner's animation efforts, including the Cartoon Network, for six years, told his staff that he is resigning at the end of...
  • Abby Huntsman wants to lead her own generation into poverty

    Abby Huntsman wants to lead her own generation into poverty
    Abby Huntsman is really, really upset about Social Security. We know this because the television presenter, a daughter of former GOP Presidential contender Jon Huntsman, went on an extended rant about it Thursday on MSNBC's "The Cycle." The show is...
  • Disney taps ABC News head Ben Sherwood for top television post

    Disney taps ABC News head Ben Sherwood for top television post
    Walt Disney Co. has tapped ABC News President Ben Sherwood to succeed Anne Sweeney next year as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group. In his new role, Sherwood will have oversight over not only the ABC...