Posted on: 05/21/13
To media companies grappling with the challenges of multiplatform content management, one thing is clear: The technology and processes they use must serve an increasingly mobile audience. To better reach these always-on-the-go readers, publishers are rolling out mobile-first strategies and...
Posted on: 05/16/13
Washington, D.C.—Atlantic Media, parent of the Government Executive and Nextgov media brands, this summer will launch Defense One, a new multiplatform media brand serving the U.S. defense and national security community.
Posted on: 05/07/13
The Financial Times responded to the demands of tablet customers last month, rolling out a redesigned Web app that allows readers to choose between a static edition with a fixed article set or a dynamic edition with a continuously updated content stream. The app enables readers to swipe left to...
Posted on: 05/02/13
Las Vegas—Timeless Communications Corp., which publishes b-to-b brands Projection Lights & Staging News, Stage Directions and Front of House, has purchased the assets of Needham, Mass.-based Symphony Publishing.
Posted on: 04/25/13
On the heels of reporting first-quarter results, the New York Times Co. announced a series of strategic initiatives to spur revenue growth that will begin to be rolled out in the fourth quarter. Several new products are under development at price points lower than all-digital-access and print...
Posted on: 04/17/13
While most media companies are using the HTML5 standard to make websites designed for desk- and laptop devices equally accessible on mobile devices, The Economist is going in the other direction—creating a tabletlike experience for the traditional Web—with a Google Chrome app that it...
Posted on: 04/17/13
New York—The Wall Street Journal has consolidated six of its blogs into one new one covering global finance, markets, and mergers and acquisitions. The blog, called MoneyBeat, will incorporate content that had been in such others as MarketBeat, Overheard, The Source and all the Deal Journals.
Posted on: 04/16/13
The Penton Technology Group launched redesigned Web properties for SharePoint Pro and Windows IT Pro in March, updating the infrastructure to accommodate an increasingly mobile and social audience. “Our two big goals were to improve the user experience and to improve the environment for our...
Posted on: 04/15/13
Vienna, Va.—Washington Technology, published by 1105 Government Information Group, is launching an Insider Membership program that puts more than 70% of the brand's website behind a paywall. In addition, the group's GCN (formerly Government Computer News) is unveiling two new digital products,...
Posted on: 04/15/13
Fort Atkinson, Wis.—Cygnus Business Media has named Deirdre D'Aniello as publisher of landscape magazines Green Industry Pro and Yard & Garden, as well as GreenIndustryPros.com. She was most recently the East Coast sales manager for Lodging Hospitality Magazine at Penton Media.
Posted on: 03/22/13
Fort Collins, Colo.—Penton Technology Group has redesigned the SharePoint Pro and Windows IT Pro websites for Microsoft-focused IT professionals. The updated sites are optimized for mobile viewing and feature simplified navigation, topic-focused pages, more powerful search functionality and...
Posted on: 03/18/13
New York—This spring, Buzzfeed will introduce a business section designed to leverage the power of the social Web. Peter Lauria, most recently Reuters’ editor for technology, media and telecom for the U.S., is joining Buzzfeed next month to lead the effort.
Posted on: 03/14/13
Carlsbad, Calif.—Business.com Media has relaunched the Business.com website and introduced a new logo. The site was redesigned based on data on the behavior of millions of buyers who use the site and feedback from advertisers.
Posted on: 03/13/13
New York—The New York Times announced plans to introduce a prototype version of NYTimes.com in advance of major site changes to be implemented later this year.
Posted on: 02/04/13
New York—The Wall Street Journal has introduced a full digital platform for Journal Reports, a print franchise of the Wall Street Journal that provides in-depth features and reporting.
Posted on: 01/22/13
American City Business Journals' weekly business journals, published in 40 metropolitan areas, are paid-subscription products in print and online—and always have been, said Whitney Shaw, ACBJ president-CEO. The company's websites operate under a “freemium” model, where certain...
Posted on: 01/21/13
New York—Media merger and acquisition activity will be strong over the next 24 months, according to the third annual “Media Growth Survey Report” from media investment bank Jordan, Edmiston Group and Econsultancy, a digital publishing and training company.
Posted on: 01/08/13
UBM Tech introduced an online environment to support its DESIGN West conference last year, offering engineers a social environment in which they could rate content, make recommendations and interact. The platform, developed by UBM Studios and called DESIGN on Demand, won multiple awards from the...
Posted on: 11/20/12
McLean, Va.—USA Today has relaunched its iPad app, featuring a new design and several new capabilities. The app, available from the iTunes app store, provides larger images and live video coverage. It also carries breaking news, interactive weather mapping and commentary.
Posted on: 10/09/12
In early September, when Thomas Publishing Co. relaunched ThomasNet.com, it included, for the first time, a part search capability. This new tool uses state-of-the-art semantic technology to make parametric search more efficient.