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How Wikipedia works: Building the world?s most expansive encyclopaedia

from The Next Web by Mez Breeze

Top 5 uTorrent Tips From BitTorrent Inc.

from TorrentFreak by enigmax


With around 150 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. But, despite finding the client incredibly useful, millions of users only use uTorrent?s most basic features.

 

It?s inevitable: When, why, and how Facebook will take on Google in search

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

 

Top 10 Movies That Ran Successful Social Media Campaigns

from social media vb by JohnSouza
For big companies that have deep pockets, using social media for reach and profit is the new ?guaranteed? success they?ve been looking for.

 

U.S. Internet giants, including Google, Facebook, Amazon and Yahoo, form new lobbying association

by Robin Wauters

Study reveals that social search is largely about food, and Italian leads the pack [Graphic]

from The Next Web by Brad McCarty

 

uTorrent Increases Privacy and Counters Mass-Monitoring of Downloads

from TorrentFreak by Ernesto
Privacy is in short supply on the Internet, especially on BitTorrent networks. Those who fail to take measures to hide their IP-addresses leave a prominent trail of information behind them.

 

Watch Apple?s iPhone 5 face off against all five of its predecessors

from The Next Web by Josh Ong

10 Tips and Tricks for Powerful Twitter Search

from Mashable! by Amy-Mae Elliott

13 Free iPhone Apps to Make Life Easier

from Mashable! by Jennifer Shore

The 10 Best Tech Rivalries of All Time

from Mashable! by Todd Wasserman

8 Annoying Things Brands Do on Twitter

by Stephanie Haberman

 

5 Ways to Use Pinterest for Your Job Search

from Mashable! by Brie Weiler Reynolds

Meet 6 companies battling to be the first from Asia to crack the US

from The Next Web by Jon Russell

 

This hacker is porting the original Google Maps app to iOS 6, shows it can be done [Video]

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

 

Megaupload Readies for Comeback, Code 90% Done

from TorrentFreak by Ernesto

 

New Study Affirms Less Copyright Restrictions Benefit the Economy, Amid Renewed Calls for SOPA 2.0

from EFF.org Updates by Trevor Timm
A new study from Australia presents the latest evidence that loosening copyright restrictions not only enables free speech, but can improve an economy as well. The study, published by the Australian Digital Alliance, indicated that if Australia expanded copyright exceptions like fair use, along with strengthening safe harbor provisions, the country could potentially add an extra $600 million to their economy.

Apple vs. Samsung: something doesn?t quite fit!

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Andrea Filippetti
The patent war between Apple and Samsung made a great deal of headlines over the past weeks. This article argues that both have much to gain from this big fuss, while the losers seem to be consumers and patent law itself.

The iPhone 5 Gets Unboxed

by Christina Warren

Google expected to take back display advertising lead from Facebook this year

by Emil Protalinski

 

Watch What Happens When an iPhone 5 Is Glued to the Ground

by Annie Colbert

Facebook Plugin Offers Another Way to Control Privacy

by Charlie White

The 10 Best Things About iOS 6

by Samantha Murphy

Email Etiquette: 8 Tips for a More Civilized Inbox

by Amy-Mae Elliott

The 41-Year History of Email

by BrandSpeak

Samsung Adds iPhone 5 to Patent Lawsuits

by Todd Wasserman

Google Will Overtake Facebook in U.S. Display Ad Revenue This Year [REPORT]

by Seth Fiegerman

iOS 6 Upgrade Has Its Share of Troubles

by Chris Taylor

Twitter?s Advice to Journalists: Tweet Your Beat, Use Hashtags

by Lauren Indvik

Arr! The Complete Guide to Celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day

by Christine Erickson

Facebook, Google Create Lobby Group for Internet Titans

by Alex Fitzpatrick

Twitter CEO: Apple Is Our Mentor, Facebook Our Opponent

by Chris Taylor

iPhone 5 review roundup: Deceptively thin, delightfully fast

by Josh Ong

 

Mediatwits #56: iPhone 5 Not Insanely Great; Social Media Is B.S.

from MediaShift
Welcome to the 56th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week we try to pierce the heavy-duty hype coming from Apple around its new iPhone 5, as well as the hype about social media marketing. First, we discuss the iPhone 5 and how it has only incrementally improved on the last generation of phones. Engadget’s Nicole Lee and Buzzfeed’s Matt Buchanan give their take, and discuss how it stacks up against offerings from Nokia and others. Is Apple only good at making breakthroughs with entirely new product lines?

United States: Occupy Wall Street, One Year Later

from Global Voices Online by Kimberly Shiller
This post is part of our special coverage #Occupy Worldwide.
September 15-17, 2012, marked the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Many similar scenes that transpired at the start of the movement last year recurred this time around: hundreds of arrests were reported on Saturday 15 during the demonstrations that culminated on Monday 17 in the area surrounding the stock exchange. Occupy created three hashtags on Twitter?#S15, #S16 y #S17?alluding to the three days that marches, concerts and religious ceremonies took place throughout southern Manhattan.

 

Meet the Internet Radio Fairness Act, a law that could be a massive financial boon to Pandora

from The Next Web by Alex Wilhelm

Governments paying for Wikipedia edits?

from FP Passport by Joshua Keating
CNet’s Violet Blue reports on a Wikipedia conflict-of-interest scandal:
Roger Bamkin, trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation UK, whose LinkedIn page describes him as a high-return-earning PR consultant, appeared to be using Wikipedia’s main page “Did You Know” feature and the resources of Wikipedia’s GLAM WikiProject (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) initiative to pimp his client’s project.
Bamkin’s current client is the country of Gibraltar.

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