Information http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26240/all en News outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter -US judge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/news-outlets-improperly-used-photos-posted-twitter-us-judge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Erin Geiger Smith</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 15 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has found that two news organizations improperly used images that a photojournalist had posted to Twitter in one of the first big tests of intellectual property law involving social media.</p> <p>Agence France-Presse and The Washington Post infringed on the copyrights of photographer Daniel Morel in using pictures he took in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake in January 2010, U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan ruled.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/news-outlets-improperly-used-photos-posted-twitter-us-judge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Getty Images Information Stock photography Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735010 at http://www.globalpost.com Germany says hurtful comments damage Middle East peace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The German government condemned on Friday any comments that might damage the goal of Middle East peace as "unhelpful", when asked about remarks on Jews that Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi is reported to have made in 2010 when he was a Muslim Brotherhood leader.</p> <p>"I will not comment on the remarks that have been attributed to Mr. Mursi," a spokesman for the German foreign ministry told a news conference ahead of a visit by President Mursi to Germany next week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/blank-headline-received-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computer programming Information Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:30:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739291 at http://www.globalpost.com American Express card users can shop at Twitter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/american-express-card-users-can-shop-at-twitter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>American Express on Monday began letting users of its payment cards make purchases with messages fired off at Twitter as the popular social network dabbles with making money from e-commerce.</p> <p>American Express announced that members who synchronize their cards with Twitter can take advantage of offers "tweeted" by the financial services company.</p> <p>American Express will promote products in messages fired off at Twitter. Card holders buy items by tweeting indicated hashtags, with their accounts being charged accordingly.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/american-express-card-users-can-shop-at-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Express Information Twitter Twitter World Wide Web AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 02:00:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753193 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook to use Twitter hashtag style: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/facebook-use-twitter-hashtag-style-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Facebook is preparing to take on Twitter by adopting the messaging service's iconic hashtag symbol, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.</p> <p>Users of globally popular one-to-many messaging service Twitter use # or pound symbols as a hashtag to indicate subjects in tweets.</p> <p>The style is such an entrenched part of the Twitter language that the San Francisco-based company added a hashtag search feature to make it easy for users to find messages focused on themes or happenings of interest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/facebook-use-twitter-hashtag-style-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Information Labor Technology Twitter Web 2.0 World Wide Web AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:30:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5783892 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook may emulate rival Twitter with introduction of hashtags http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/facebook-may-emulate-rival-twitter-introduction-hashtags <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is looking to improve its search and indexing capabilities by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognizable features of its social networking rival Twitter, according to media reports.</p> <p>The hashtag, which appears as the # symbol, makes it easier for users to follow specific topics of conversation within the ever-changing stream of comments posted on Twitter. Users type the hashtag alongside a keyword - such as #election - at the end of a Tweet, making it easy to group comments on the same topic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/facebook-may-emulate-rival-twitter-introduction-hashtags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Facebook Inc Information World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5783990 at http://www.globalpost.com If you gain, I lose http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/if-you-gain-i-lose <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Whether traveling abroad or working at home, businesspeople routinely face the challenge of understanding cultures that are different from their own. When misunderstandings arise, relationships can suffer and in business it can be costly. Increase your cultural intelligence and sharpen your business acumen at the same time! The key to this is all about understanding the cultural values of those whom you are working with.</p><P>Are you wondering how to do this? You'll be glad to know that cultivating cultural intelligence is a skill that can be learned.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/if-you-gain-i-lose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Organizational behavior Social psychology Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 20:41:47 +0000 Asianet 5804647 at http://www.globalpost.com EU probe seeks public comment on Google search remedies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/eu-probe-seeks-public-comment-google-search-remedies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The European Commission invited public comments Thursday on the remedies submitted by US Internet giant Google to resolve EU concerns over its dominant position in the online search and advertising market.</p> <p>The Commission, the EU's executive arm, said it would take the comments into account in its own judgement of Google's proposals and could make them binding on the company.</p> <p>bmm/wai</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Computer programming Computing Information Technology AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:15:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824896 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter index: Charles Ramsey becomes internet hero http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/50773/130507 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On Tuesday, May 7, Twitter users are reacting to a video interview with Charles Ramsey, the man who helped rescue Amanda Berry, a girl who had been missing for ten years. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Tuesday, May 7, Twitter users are reacting to a video interview with Charles Ramsey, the man who helped rescue Amanda Berry, a girl who had been missing for ten years.</p> <p>Ramsey, who was instrumental in rescuing Berry and therefore leading to the rescue of Gina DeJesus, who had been missing for nine years, and Michelle Kinight, missing for 11 years, in a house in Cleveland, Ohio, is fast becoming an internet celebrity for both his heroism and his interviewing style, as rather than bask in the praise being heaped upon him he has taken a casual approach to the media attention.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/50773/130507" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Information Technology Twitter World Wide Web Tue, 07 May 2013 16:39:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5832881 at http://www.globalpost.com New Zealand's internet bad boy wants to see top lawman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/new-zealands-internet-bad-boy-wants-see-top-us-lawman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By David Ingram and Naomi Tajitsu</p> <p>WASHINGTON/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A trip to New Zealand will put America's chief prosecutor on the same soil as a flashy internet mogul who is fighting extradition to the United States on charges he assisted massive piracy of copyrighted movies and music.</p> <p>U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visits New Zealand next week for an annual meeting of a "quintet" of attorneys general from mostly English-speaking countries - and not to meet up with the entrepreneur Kim Dotcom.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/new-zealands-internet-bad-boy-wants-see-top-us-lawman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Information Internet Law Religion Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 08 May 2013 19:13:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5833661 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter index: Charles Ramsey becomes internet hero http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130508/twitter-index-charles-ramsey-becomes-internet-hero <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Tuesday, May 7, Twitter users are reacting to a video interview with Charles Ramsey, the man who helped rescue Amanda Berry, a girl who had been missing for ten years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130508/twitter-index-charles-ramsey-becomes-internet-hero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Information Technology Twitter World Wide Web Tourism Wed, 08 May 2013 20:02:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5833713 at http://www.globalpost.com ECB's Nowotny says markets overinterpreted him on deposit rate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/ecbs-nowotny-says-markets-overinterpreted-him-deposit-rate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny said he was astonished by the market reaction to his comment earlier on Friday that the possibility of the ECB cutting its deposit rate below zero is not relevant for now.</p> <p>The euro rose to a session high against the dollar after those remarks, but fell back after the latest comments.</p> <p>"I was a bit astonished by the reaction of the markets to my comments concerning the deposit facility," Nowotny later told reporters in Bratislava.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/ecbs-nowotny-says-markets-overinterpreted-him-deposit-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ewald Nowotny Information Thomson Reuters Wed, 08 May 2013 23:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5833861 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter index: Bieber fans aim to get 'Baby' to one billion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Friday, May 10, fans of Justin Bieber are taking to Twitter in an attempt to get his video "Baby" to reach one billion views. </p> <p>Justin Bieber's 2010 hit single "Baby" was, for a long time, the most viewed video on YouTube. However, recently Psy's massive hit single "Gangnam Style" smashed YouTube records, reaching in excess of one billion views.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Information Justin Bieber songs World Wide Web Tourism Fri, 10 May 2013 15:02:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834910 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter index: Bieber fans aim to get 'Baby' to one billion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Friday, May 10, fans of Justin Bieber are taking to Twitter in an attempt to get his video "Baby" to reach one billion views. </p> <p>Justin Bieber's 2010 hit single "Baby" was, for a long time, the most viewed video on YouTube. However, recently Psy's massive hit single "Gangnam Style" smashed YouTube records, reaching in excess of one billion views.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Information Justin Bieber songs World Wide Web Fri, 10 May 2013 15:02:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834914 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter index: Bieber fans aim to get 'Baby' to one billion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Friday, May 10, fans of Justin Bieber are taking to Twitter in an attempt to get his video "Baby" to reach one billion views. </p> <p>Justin Bieber's 2010 hit single "Baby" was, for a long time, the most viewed video on YouTube. However, recently Psy's massive hit single "Gangnam Style" smashed YouTube records, reaching in excess of one billion views.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Information Justin Bieber songs World Wide Web Health and Home Fri, 10 May 2013 15:24:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834923 at http://www.globalpost.com Twitter index: Bieber fans aim to get 'Baby' to one billion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Friday, May 10, fans of Justin Bieber are taking to Twitter in an attempt to get his video "Baby" to reach one billion views. </p> <p>Justin Bieber's 2010 hit single "Baby" was, for a long time, the most viewed video on YouTube. However, recently Psy's massive hit single "Gangnam Style" smashed YouTube records, reaching in excess of one billion views.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130510/twitter-index-bieber-fans-aim-get-baby-one-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Information Justin Bieber songs World Wide Web Well being Fri, 10 May 2013 15:25:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834927 at http://www.globalpost.com