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Agora Takes Top Spot in Online Black Market Trade Darknet site surpasses rival Silk Road's sales

Agora is quickly gaining steam as the web's biggest black market, as reported by Wired. Since its launch in late 2013, the hidden site has become popular among those looking to…

September 2, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT

About.com Gets Into Native Advertising Site hopes to engage readers with redesign

After years of being one the most-sought out sites for advice online, About.com is changing its look for the first time in a decade to help it reach the modern…

September 2, 2014, 2:51 PM EDT

Why Did This Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Ditch His NBC Gig for a Pot Pub? Smoking out the stigma of a growing industry

Not so long ago, the idea of a marijuana news site would have probably conjured up images of smoking paraphernalia and stoner jokes. But as marijuana legalization has become an…

September 1, 2014, 7:47 PM EDT

What's Your Favorite Magazine? From news to food to fashion, vote for your favorite pubs in the Hot List Poll

From thought leaders like The Atlantic, New York and Vanity Fair to lifestyle, food and fashion titles, our lineup in this year's Hot List Readers' Choice Poll shows that magazine…

September 1, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT

Instagram Users Like NASA’s Worldly View Time lapse video shows the Earth turning from space

NASA's Earth-to-audience message on its Instagram page is leading governmental agency efforts to reach online viewers this week. The aeronautics and aerospace research group's time lapse video of our planet was…

August 29, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

A&E Buys 10% of Vice For $250 Million Values millennial-oriented publisher at $2.5 billion

Vice has sold 10 percent of its company to A&E Networks for $250 million, a Vice representative confirmed to Adweek on Friday.  The terms of the deal gives the millennial-oriented publication…

August 29, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

ESPN Thinks Women Need 'Relationship-Based Rankings' to Grasp Fantasy Football Top athletes are labeled 'marriage material'

ESPN thinks Fantasy Football is too complicated for the female brain to understand, so it's simplifying the stats into terms women will comprehend by posting "relationship-based rankings." An article on ESPNW—the…

August 28, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT

Vice’s Director of Global Marketing Jonathan Hunt Heads to Vox Will help company expand

Jonathan Hunt, who led Vice's global marketing efforts, is leaving his post to help Vox Media expand as its global vp for marketing and partnerships. Hunt asserted that he still believes…

August 28, 2014, 11:31 AM EDT

One of the dolls created by two female engineers Mic is highlighting in a series
Mic Forgoes Banners for Native Advertising Announces Cole Haan, Cadillac as first content partners

Millennial-targeted Mic believes that if you want to reach young people, you have to use methods they'll pay attention to. To them, it means skipping banner and other traditional display…

August 26, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

Amazon—Not YouTube—Acquires Twitch Gaming video site reportedly sells for $970 million

In a surprising move, leading gaming-themed streaming video portal Twitch announced today that it has been purchased by Amazon. The Seattle-based e-commerce company confirmed the deal, saying it acquired the online…

August 25, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT

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