Dan Walker Smith | Adweek Dan Walker Smith | Adweek
Dan Walker Smith
Le Huffington Post Heads to France First foreign-language HuffPo launch

The Huffington Post is launching a French-language edition, in partnership with Le Monde Group and holding company Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes. HuffPo’s editor-in-chief, Arianna Huffington, says that the new site—which will…

October 11, 2011, 8:32 AM EDT

British Advertising Bodies Launch Pitching Site Aims to end 'war zone' for agencies and advertisers

British advertising trade bodies ISBA and IPA have launched a new website designed to clarify the pitching process. The new site, www.thegoodpitch.com, will focus on “six principles” of pitching: openness…

October 11, 2011, 7:29 AM EDT

U.K.’s 'Independent' Newspaper Introduces Paywall Charges for overseas readers

British newspaper The Independent is to introduce a pay service for non-U.K. readers, The Guardian reports. The Indy is the latest British title to adopt charges for its online service.…

October 10, 2011, 7:47 AM EDT

Verizon FCC Case Heads to D.C. Court Seen as “victory” for net neutrality opponents

A judicial panel has chosen the D.C. Court of Appeals as the venue for the latest legal action between Verizon and the Federal Communications Commission. Politico describes the choice as…

October 7, 2011, 7:21 AM EDT

Microsoft Considering Yahoo Takeover? Yahoo shares leap as reports spread

Yahoo’s share price jumped almost 10 percent amid rumors that Microsoft is planning a second attempt to buy the company, three years after its original bid was rejected, Reuters reports. Microsoft…

October 6, 2011, 7:45 AM EDT

Samsung Seeks iPhone 4S Ban in France and Italy Declares “all-out war” over patent dispute

South Korean electronics company Samsung will attempt to block sales of the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy, saying that the new Apple product infringes Samsung patents. The announcement…

October 5, 2011, 8:01 AM EDT

ESPN Drops Hank Williams Jr. Song for Obama-Hitler Remark Singer defends comments

Sports broadcaster ESPN pulled its signature song from Monday night’s NFL broadcast after country singer Hank Williams Jr. seemingly compared Barack Obama to Hitler during an interview earlier in the…

October 4, 2011, 7:34 AM EDT

HuffPo Hits 1 Billion Pageviews New acquisitions, jobs, and sites

The Huffington Post has hit 1 billion pageviews for the first time, with 37 million unique visitors, and 5.1 million comments in August. The new stats come from a press release…

October 3, 2011, 7:39 AM EDT

Nokia Cuts 3,500 Jobs Closes factories in Romania, Germany, and the U.S.

Finnish phone maker Nokia is cutting 3,500 manufacturing jobs in an effort to save costs. It is the latest round of layoffs for the company, which axed 6,800 research and…

September 30, 2011, 7:33 AM EDT

Google+ Now Open to All Social network to challenge Facebook

Google has opened its social networking site, Google+, to the public, after three months as an invite-only service. The search company has updated features for Google+, including video “hangouts," where…

September 21, 2011, 7:29 AM EDT