The death of ‘Internet’

On April 2, the folks responsible for the entries in the Associated Press Stylebook announced that the word “Internet” will no longer be uppercased, thus breaking my heart and making some of our w

The AP Is Using Robots To Write Earnings Reports

The Associated Press is going to start using "automation technology" (otherwise known as robots) to deliver stories recapping the quarterly earnings reports of thousands of companies starting in July.

Twitter Is Testing Two-Factor Authentication Internally, And It Can’t Come Soon Enough

In what was a mind-boggling series of events in real time, one Associated Press hack and a false tweet about the White House sent the stock market into a momentary free fall. Twitter hopes to stop int

Publish2 Wants To Disrupt The Associated Press With An Online News Exchange

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/publish2.png" class="shot2" /> Online news aggregation and curation startup <a href="http://www.publish2.com/">Publish2</a> is today at the <

Livestream Goes Mainstream With AP Deal To Stream Video From The Oscars Red Carpet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/livestreamap.jpg"> Live video streaming on the Web is finally going mainstream. <a href="http://www.livestream.com/">Livestream</a>, the NYC

AP's rights management DRM explained

There has been some talk about the Associated Press’ new system, called hNews for some reason, for protecting its precious copywritten materials from bloggers, pirates and pederasts. The system

Note to the AP: Do not do gadget reviews

After all the lip service paid by the Associated Press against wholesale IP theft, I wonder if this is their ultimate solution: to produce content so lifeless and undesirable that no one will want to

Associated Press wants to charge $12.50 to quote five words, then turns around and quotes Arrington

Far be it for the simple gadget bloggers here at CrunchGear.com to comment on legal issues concerning fair use and quoting other news sources, but if you’ve been following the Associated Press brouh

AP launches iPhone-targeted news service

It’s like a newspaper in your phone. I like the idea of location-targeted news from the Associated Press coming straight to my iPhone (and probably iPod Touch); it’s like the local page fr