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  • Time Revisits Techland

    Time Revisits Techland

    Time Inc just launched a new technology blog called Techland, headed up by one of our former CrunchGear editors Peter Ha. Time magazine's senior tech writer Lev Grossman is also a contributor. Techland covers the intersection of gadgets and geek culture, and is aimed at a mainstream audience. Some of the debut posts cover the movie 2012, Samsung's new Android phone, and a recap of Apple's legal… Read More

  • A Digital Magazine Without Links Is a CD-ROM

    A Digital Magazine Without Links Is a CD-ROM

    When the next generation of touchscreen tablet computers hits the market, one of its highly anticipated uses will be as a full-color reader for books, newspapers, and magazines. Of those three, the main beneficiary may very well be old-style magazines. The black-and-white Kindle doesn't do magazines justice, and they never really quite translated to the Web. The magic of a magazine is all in… Read More

  • "World's Sexiest App"?  Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Now Clutch Themselves On The iPhone.

    "World's Sexiest App"? Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Now Clutch Themselves On The iPhone.

    The print magazine business isn't doing so hot right now, but Sports Illustrated might just have found a new business model: selling an iPhone app featuring models from its 2009 Swimsuit Issue. Although the Swimsuit issue came out in February, the app just hit the iTunes store today (iTunes link). Marketed as the "World's Sexiest App" with a 17+ age rating, it costs $2.99. I'm sure it's going… Read More

  • Time Magazine Throws Up Its Hands As It Gets Pwned By 4Chan

    Time Magazine Throws Up Its Hands As It Gets Pwned By 4Chan

    The hackers of 4Chan have succeeded in completely gaming Time Magazine's online poll for its Time 100 list of the most influential people on the planet. At the top of the list is Christopher Poole, aka Moot, the founder of the 4Chan online forum, whose members used some coding to get his name to the top of the list. Not only did they help moot win the poll, but they also arranged the next 20… Read More

  • Celebrity Baby Blog is Acquired: People.com's Gain Is FM Publishing's Loss

    Celebrity Baby Blog is Acquired: People.com's Gain Is FM Publishing's Loss

    It’s nice to see blogs growing up, even if they are about babies. People.com has bought Celebrity Baby Blog, a fast-growing blog started four years ago by Danielle Friedland. She confirmed the deal earlier this week, after MediaWeek broke the story. The site has an editorial staff of 17 editors, contributors, writers, and reviewers (presumably, not all full time). The blog is an obvious fit… Read More