The Associated Press is taking steps to monitor how its content is spread online, and protect its copyright: “…the AP will subscribe to a service developed by Attributor Corp. to track how its stories are distributed across thousands of Web sites. The monitoring tools eventually will be expanded so the news cooperative will be able… Continue reading Associated Press: Tracking Content & Protecting Copyright
Here is a great video that explains what RSS is, and how to use it.
As Google expands their online video business, they are in negotiations with content providers such as Dow Jones & Company, Condé Nast, Sony BMG Music Entertainment on syndication deals. “Google’s broad plan to bundle media content with ads depends on participation from media companies. On the one hand, Google’s network will bring more visibility of… Continue reading Google, the Media Company?
Yahoo! has released Pipes, which lets you “remix feeds and create new data mashups in a visual programming environment.” Tim O’Reilly describes Pipes this way: “They allow developers to use two websites in a way that their creators didn’t quite intend, which extends them and makes them more useful. But mashups have generally been limited… Continue reading The Internet as LEGO’s. Yahoo! Launches Pipes