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Digital library helps LRSD students stay on track – THV 11

Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2015

Technology is now helping students across the Little Rock School District retain what they learned throughout the year over the summer through a digital library called MyOn. THV11.com 6/5/15 KTHV

Weird Digital Crown fix will make you fear for your Apple Watch – Cult of Mac

Posted: Friday, June 05, 2015

Yikes! Water and electronics still freak me out. My Apple Watch is getting a little crufty. I wear it every day, including when I sweat a lot — like during a run, for example. Recently, the Digital Crown started to get a little tough to turn. It took extra effort to spin the darn thing, and I wasn’t able to rotate it smoothly anymore. Luckily, Apple had me covered —…

Apple now dominates consumer digital video viewing, says new Adobe report – The Next Web

Posted: Thursday, June 04, 2015

In the run-up to Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Adobe Digital Index, the company’s marketing arm, has concluded that Apple is currently the dominant player in consumer digital video consumption, and that the trend is likely to continue. In a new report examining Online Video Viewing and Browsing Trends between 2014 and 2015, Adobe declared Apple as a clear winner in major categories of content, including internet-connected, subscription-based pay TV programming, known in the trade as TV…

9 Fascinating Digital Marketing Stats From the Last Few Days – Adweek

Posted: Thursday, June 04, 2015

Red Bull’s Meerkat streams may be generating more buzz than we thought. It’s only Wednesday, but it’s already been quite a week in the world of digital marketing. So, we’ve curated the most intriguing statistics from the space in just the last few days—and they’re not all about #CallMeCaitlyn, either. Check them out.  1. As we reported last week, Periscope users shared their livestreams on Twitter…

Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age? – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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AMD Launches Carrizo: The Laptop Leap of Efficiency and Architecture Updates – AnandTech

Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Perform a small test for me. Close your eyes, and spend 15 seconds considering the state of the laptop market and what devices interest you, are available, or on the horizon. Done? Let me hazard a guess – Apple’s offerings loomed large over $800, with $1500+ gaming laptops on the periphery. At $300 we’re more in tablet-first space with a mix of cheap clamshell rubbish. In the middle is…

Intel Launches Five 47W Laptop Broadwell SKUs – AnandTech

Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2015

As part of Intel’s batch of announcements today, including Broadwell on the desktop and Thunderbolt 3, the 47W laptop/mini-PC processors that were also launched offers an interesting talking point. These are essentially the drop in models for current high end Haswell laptops, offering manufacturers an upgrade path before Intel’s 6th Generation, Skylake. The five SKUs are: The clear odd one out here is the i7-5700HQ,…

Hakuhodo DY Holdings Acquires Digital Kitchen – AdAge.com

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Michael Birkin Kyu, part of Japanese holding company Hakuhodo DY Holdings, is acquiring digital content and design shop Digital Kitchen. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Design Kitchen’s management team of Chairman Paul Matthaeus, CEO Bill Fritsch and President Don McNeil will remain in place. The shop will join consultancy SY/Partners and branding agency Red Peak Group, both U.S.-based shops, under the umbrella of Kyu, a marketing-services…

Digital-Media Firm Purch Raises Funds – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Purch, the owner of a network of technology content and e-commerce websites, raised $135 million to fuel acquisitions, in one of the larger funding rounds for a digital-media operation in recent years. While many digital-media companies’ business models are built solely around advertising, Purch also generates revenue from e-commerce….

Gannett acquires 11 Digital First Media properties – Poynter.org

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

by Benjamin Mullin Published June 1, 2015 12:11 pm Updated June 1, 2015 12:21 pm StreetInsider | York Daily Record Newspaper giant Gannett today announced it was acquiring 11 properties from Digital First Media, including the El Paso Times, The Alamogordo (New Mexico) Daily News and the York (Pennsylvania) Daily Record. The acquisitions come shortly before before Gannett splits into two companies — TEGNA, which will retain the company’s broadcast properties,…

Let your talent shine in the ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition! – KABC-TV

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Are you a star just waiting to be discovered? Now’s the time to let your talent shine! ABC is searching for actors to receive mentorship and acting opportunities in the third annual ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition. “My team and I are always in the process of discovering and championing new talent, and this competition gives an opportunity to find actors who may not have had the chance to be…

DC’s Biggest Digital Comic Book Sale Ever – IGN

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

By Jesse Schedeen Update: We’ve added some additional information as far as which digital providers are participating in the sale and which issues are included. DC has announced a massive digital comics sale that will span nearly 1300 issues. Labeled “The New DC Universe Sale,” it’s designed to celebrate the company’s post-Convergence relaunch and the “DC YOU” marketing initiative. “The New DC Universe Sale” will be divided across three weeks…

Dual core? That’s so 2005! Your next laptop should have a quad – Digital Trends

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Only two of the top 20 systems on Amazon’s best-selling notebook list have a quad-core processor, and less than a quarter of all notebooks listed on Newegg have more than two cores. This has been true for as long as multi-core chips have been available, and it’s not likely to change any time soon. But the most popular choice isn’t always correct. Over the past few years I’ve noticed that notebooks…

Google could fix the business side of digital journalism by building a CMS – Quartz

Posted: Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Until now, mining good journalism from the web’s depths has been done from the top. Over the last 13 years, looking for “signals” that flag quality content has been at the core of Google News: With a search engine scanning and ranking 50,000 sources in 30 languages and 72 editions, its inventor, the famous computer Scientist Krishna Bharat, has taken his extraordinary breakthrough to an immense scale. The whole system…

Dual core? That’s so 2005! Your next laptop should have a quad – Digital Trends

Posted: Monday, June 01, 2015

Only two of the top 20 systems on Amazon’s best-selling notebook list have a quad-core processor, and less than a quarter of all notebooks listed on Newegg have more than two cores. This has been true for as long as multi-core chips have been available, and it’s not likely to change any time soon. But the most popular choice isn’t always correct. Over the past few years I’ve noticed that notebooks…

How Adaptive Sourcing and Digital Transformation Will Put You In The Winner’s … – Forbes

Posted: Monday, June 01, 2015

The realities of digital business put most companies on their heels. Few are ready for the technology and business shifts that will define the next generation of market leaders. New technologies–from social to mobile to cloud to digital to analytics–now help answer business questions. However, an enterprise needs the correct amount of human stewardship and IT sourcing to seize the ring that digital business represents. Martin Gill, VP Principal Analysis…

Will a magnet destroy your smartphone or hard drive? We ask the experts – Digital Trends

Posted: Monday, June 01, 2015

I’ve always been extremely paranoid about magnets getting anywhere near my electronics. I have a vision of screens warping, precious files vanishing into the ether, and my smartphone shutting down forever. When my son received some magnets as a gift recently, it only took an hour before he’d waved them close enough to my phone that I felt compelled to confiscate them. They’re now gathering dust on the forbidden shelf,…

Former President Abdul Kalam likely to be brand ambassador for Digital India – The Indian Express

Posted: Monday, June 01, 2015

The government plans to rope in former President A P J Abdul Kalam as the brand ambassador for Digital India, one of its flagship programmes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a meeting on Monday to finalise a comprehensive plan for Digital India Week, an event likely to be held in July when various ministries will launch a range of online services for the masses. “We need to…

Extra cell phone enforcement kicks off this week – KING5.com

Posted: Monday, June 01, 2015

1129I5-challenge(Photo: KING) Distracted driving emphasis patrols started in King County on Sunday and run through June 13. Anyone caught texting or talking on a phone without a hands-free device will get a $124 fine. “We are getting the word out now so drivers get the message and put their phones down,” said Lieutenant Kurt Schwan, of the Federal Way Police Department. “You can avoid a ticket and more importantly help…

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