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The New York Times is hoping to attract young readers by meeting them where they hang out.

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The New York Times is hoping to attract young readers by meeting them where they hang out.

Hey Kids, Forget Netflix! Come Party With The New York Times

The New York Times has plenty of paying readers, about 1.61 million as of September. But if there’s something the Times wants more than paying readers, it’s young paying readers. It wants kids out of college willing to plunk down a few bucks...

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings still hasn't recovered from a series of past mistakes that he attributed to "arrogance."

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings still hasn't recovered from a series of past mistakes that he attributed to "arrogance."

Netflix Still ‘on Probation’ With Customers, Hastings Says

More than a year after triggering a cyber-revolt among his subscribers, Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said he’s only halfway to redemption. “You might say we’re on probation at this point, so we’re out of jail,” Hastings said during...

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Ben Curtis, Dell's pitchman a decade ago, is now an actor and producer. But he's open to returning to his glory role.

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Ben Curtis, Dell's pitchman a decade ago, is now an actor and producer. But he's open to returning to his glory role.

‘Dell Dude’ Says He Can Fix Dell

Ben Curtis, the actor made famous by his role in Dell commercials early last decade, says he’s got the solution to the problems that led Michael Dell to seek a leveraged buyout: Resurrect the “Dell Dude.” Dell was an unstoppable...

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Spreecast's Jeff Fluhr expects to make money by providing audience data to producers.

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Spreecast's Jeff Fluhr expects to make money by providing audience data to producers.

Spreecast Gains an Audience With Easy, Free Webcasting

In his quarter century of broadcast journalism, Scott Baker said he has used virtually every expensive and hard-to-use piece of audio, video and webcasting equipment on the market. So last year when he tested Spreecast, a website that lets users broadcast...

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Journalist Greg Sandoval (L) with actor/director Danny DeVito on stage during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 9, 2013.

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Journalist Greg Sandoval (L) with actor/director Danny DeVito on stage during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 9, 2013.

CNET Reporter Resigns After CBS Interferes With Coverage

(This post was updated with information from a CNET blog.) CNET reporter Greg Sandoval said on Twitter today he has resigned from the digital media site after its parent company, CBS, forced staff to withdraw a new product by Dish...

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Dish's Hopper with Sling is displayed at a press event during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Dish's Hopper with Sling is displayed at a press event during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

CBS to Dish: No CES Award for You!

Earlier this week at CES, Dish Chief Executive Officer Joe Clayton unveiled the satellite TV provider’s newest product, the Hopper with Sling, and tech website CNET liked it. The set-top box has Sling built right into the hardware, allowing customers...

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