Tag: news international
The Sun website readers personal info released on the web after hack
The Sun website has yet again fallen foul to a hacking attack, which may have lead to the release of thousands of users' sensitive information being released online. The attack has been attributed to a hacker known as Batteye, who…
Hacking the hackers: LulzSec strike at News International
LulzSec, the computer hacking collective thought to have disbanded after hitting a string of high profile targets including Sony, have returned to strike at News International in protest towards the recent phone hacking scandal. Targetting The Sun newspaper's website, the…
The Times goes behind a paywall today
Readers of The Times website, the online presence of one the UK's oldest and most well respected papers goes behind a paywall today. Long gone is free-browsing of The Times articles, with access now restricted to those willing to…
Sky News HD to broadcast from Election night
Sky News will be launching a HD channel to mark 2010's Election night broadcasts. Sky News HD will be a simulcast broadcast of the content from the standard definition Sky News channel, and will launch on Thursday 6th May at…
The Sun newspaper to publish 3D issue
The Sun newspaper are gearing up to release a one-off 3D issue on June 5th. The special edition will feature colour ads and editorial,and, of course, their infamous Page 3 girl in 3D. The issue will come with a pair…
Will you ditch Google for Bing to get the news?
In theory it sounds like a winner. Microsoft, in Bing News, becomes the number one place for users to search for news, while media organisations get money from Microsoft for cataloguing their stories.
However before messrs Murdoch and Bullmer get carried away there are few things worth bearing in mind
Microsoft reaching out to FT and other publishers in bid to beat Google
So Microsoft has approached the FT then. The interesting part is which other companies Microsoft has approached. Even if it knows the FT isn't saying.
The move comes off the back of Rupert Murdoch's plans for Google to deindex all News International's online content. The agreement with Microsoft could mean that for the first time a search engine company has paid to index news stories.
For Microsoft it could give the company a much needed unique feature for its Bing search engine in that it could become a hub for news. The key for the company though is whether other publishers will follow News International.