Cartoon: Can the iPad save the news business?

Great cartoon…

How Smartphones, E-Readers And Tablets Are Changing The Game

Here is video from the paidContent 2010 panel on “How Smartphones, E-Readers And Tablets Are Changing The Game.” The panel includes Tapulous CEO Bart Decrem, ESPN Digital Media GM John Kosner, Simon & Schuster Chief Digital Officer Elinor Hirschhorn, and VP and Publisher Jonathan Dube.

Will the iPad save the news business?

Everyone seems to have an opinion on whether the iPad will transform the news business or do nothing of the sort. Here’s a roundup of some of the thinking.

Washington Post launches new mobile site

The Washington Post has launched a new mobile site with a more local focus.

Twitter coverage of American rescue from Somali pirates

Some impressive Tweeting from ABC News correspondent Jim Sciutto this week from Mombasa after Somali pirates captured Capt. Robert Phillips and then he was rescued. A few highlights…

Charmin Shows BlackBerry, iPhone Users Where to Go When They Gotta Go

A wiki at and available as a mobile application for BlackBerry and iPhone both helps locate public restrooms and provides star ratings based on their cleanliness and other amenities.  Talk about a useful mobile app! on Kindle

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iPhone Makes Up 50 Percent of Smartphone Web Traffic In U.S.

From TechCrunch: “The iPhone now accounts for 50 percent of mobile Web traffic from smartphones in the U.S., according to an AdMob Mobile Metrics report released this morning. Over the past six months, the iPhone has taken share from Blackberry and Windows Mobile. In August 2008, the iPhone made up only 10 percent of mobile […]

comScore: Mobile news readers double in past year

comScore says that the number of people using their mobile device to access news and information more than doubled from January 2008 to January 2009. Among the audience of 63.2 million people who accessed news and information on their mobile devices in January 2009, 22.4 million (35 percent) did so daily; more than double the […]

Sensors, Smart Content, and the Future of News – ReadWriteWeb

Nick Bilton from The New York Times R&D Labs discussed how NYT is preparing for the future of news delivery at ETech.