Digital Life 19.10.2017 10:36 pm

Facebook joins effort to boost newspaper subscriptions

Facebook announced Thursday initiatives to help struggling news organizations gain paid subscribers, following a similar move unveiled earlier this month by Google.

The social network giant said it will test "premium news models" for organizations that deliver their content on Facebook, to enable the publishers to have more control over pricing, subscriber relationships and revenue.

Facebook joins effort to boost newspaper subscriptions
Facebook joins effort to boost newspaper subscriptions

Facebook joins effort to boost newspaper subscriptions

Facebook announced Thursday initiatives to help struggling news organizations gain paid subscribers, following a similar move unveiled earlier this month by Google.

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
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Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
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Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
US lawmakers unveil bill to regulate online political ads
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US lawmakers unveil bill to regulate online political ads

US lawmakers Thursday unveiled legislation to require disclosure of the source of many online political ads, a move aimed at preventing a recurrence of Russian manipulation of social media in the 2016 election.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
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Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
G7 to put squeeze on internet giants at terror talks
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G7 to put squeeze on internet giants at terror talks

Tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter will come under pressure in Italy this week to go further and faster in helping G7 powers tackle the ever-greater threat of extremists online.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
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Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Dutch family sells everything to bet on bitcoins
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Dutch family sells everything to bet on bitcoins

A Dutch family has sold virtually all they own, including a business, their home, two cars and a motorbike and invested the takings in bitcoin just as the virtual currency is soaring to new heights.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
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Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
China mobile users tap phones to ‘applaud’ president’s speech
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China mobile users tap phones to ‘applaud’ president’s speech

Missed out on the orchestrated applause at China’s Communist Party Congress? Cheer up: this being China, you can join the praise through your mobile phone.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Digital Life

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
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Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment
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Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment

Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing “non-consensual nudity” and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal.
Baidu to hit the road with self-driving bus
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Baidu to hit the road with self-driving bus

Baidu chief executive Robin Li on Tuesday said the Chinese internet giant will have a self-driving bus on the road soon as it races for a lead in autonomous vehicles.
Privacy groups warn of perils in smartwatches for kids
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Privacy groups warn of perils in smartwatches for kids

Smartwatches designed to help parents keep tabs on children could create privacy and security risks, activist and consumer groups said Wednesday as they called for probes by regulators.
Is facial recognition the stuff of sci-fi? Not in China
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Is facial recognition the stuff of sci-fi? Not in China

From toilet-paper dispensers to fast-food restaurants, travel and crime-fighting, China is taking the lead in rolling out facial-recognition technology.

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