Tag : newspapers

Will Projo.com start charging its readers?

The Providence Journal has made its articles available for free on Projo.com since the site debuted in October 1996. However, according to the Providence Business News, Projo.com readers will soon be required to pay for some of its stories. The Journal will soon begin selling an electronic edition that will

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Wanted: New Internet Homepage

Wanted: New Internet Homepage

For years my browser’s homepage has been http://www.boston.com/. Well not any more after reading this article The Boston Globe will soon begin charging for its website, publisher P. Steven Ainsley told the paper’s union bosses.

What will I do? Where will I find my news? (insert sarcasm here)

I used

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Watching Your Every Tweet!

Many people wonder who is interested in reading tweets about what people had for breakfast. Well, here’s one answer: cereal makers like Kellogg’s and Quaker Oats.

Advertisers are starting to target ads to you based on what you say on Twitter. And if you tweet something nice about a product, you

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The Bay State Banner Suspends Publication

As economic times become increasingly adverse to the success of American businesses, more and more are feeling the burden of having to many bills, and not enough income to continue operations. The Bay State banner, a local paper serving Bostons African American community has officially announced that the Banner will

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MiFi: the ultimate wifi sharing!

As I was surfing Boston.com this morning, I ran into this: MiFi. WhatFi you ask? MiFi, offered by Verizon wireless, Fuses 3G cellular data with wireless WiFi router. Essentially, for all of the not-so-techie folks out the, Mifi means a small, lightweight, battery powered wireless device that can broadcast broadband

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How do you get your news fix?

I’ll admit it – I’m addicted to the news. No, not Huey Lewis’ talented back up band –  but the current events type.

Everymorning I am entranced by Steve Inskeep and Renee Montange of NPR’s Morning Edition. Then I get to my desk and I open NPR.org, MSNBC.com, Boston.com and my iGoogle

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