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Self Magazine to End Print Edition

Conde Nast has announced plans to shutter the print edition of Self magazine. WWD reports that the print version of the magazine will end with the February issue. The online site will continue. Read more... December 2, 2016

FabUplus is a New Health, Fitness and Lifestyle Magazine

FabUplus Magazine is a new quarterly health, fitness and lifestyle magazine that showcases the plus size community. It also encourages women to be confident with the way they look. The company says there are over 167 million plus sized women in the U.S. and Canada and that it is a demographic traditionally left untouched by the publishing world. Read more... September 24, 2016

Univision to Buy Gawker Media for $135 Million

Univision is buying Gawker Media for $135 million. Univision, best known for its Spanish language television programming, outbid Ziff Davis to win the auction for the blog network, which is being sold following bankruptcy due to the Hulk Holgan ruling. Ziff Davis reportedly bid $90 million for Gawker. Read more... August 16, 2016

Time Magazine Runs Trump Meltdown Cover

Time magazine has a cover story on Donald Trump for its latest issue. The cover features an illustration of a Donald Trump meltdown with an angry orange Trump face melting like an ice cream cone in the hot sun. The clever cover was created by Cuban-born artist Edel Rodriguez. Read more... August 12, 2016

Mobile Mogul Kim Kardashian Talks Feminism at BlogHer Conference

Kim Kardashian is one of the most popular Twitter users. She is approaching the 50 million followers mark on the social networking service. She also has a popular emoji app, called Kimoji, and a popular mobile game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Read more... August 6, 2016

Verizon on Verge of Acquiring Yahoo

Verizon is reportedly nearing a deal to acquire Yahoo. The story could become major news early next week. It is already the top story on Techmeme as we head into the second to the last weekend in July. Read more... July 22, 2016

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in $26 Billion Deal

Microsoft and LinkedIn have announced they have signed an agreement that has Microsoft acquiring the social network in a $26.2 billion deal. LinkedIn is one of the top social networks and is by far the largest business-focused social network. It is also a top jobs hub. Read more... June 13, 2016

Tribune Publishing Changes Name to Tronc

Tribune Publishing announced today that it will changes its name to Tronc, Inc. The name change will officially become effective on June 20. A new ticker symbol change to TRNC will also become effective on June 20, 2016. Read more... June 2, 2016

Time Inc. Confirms Myspace Passwords Compromised in Security Breach

Time Inc. has confirmed reports that the Myspace social networking site suffered a security breach. Time Inc. came into control of Myspace earlier this year went it acquired the assets of Viant Technology. Read more... May 31, 2016

Twitter to Give Users More Room for Text in a Tweet

Twitter has announced it is giving users more room for text in a tweet. Tweets will still remain at the 140 character limit but things like media attachments and @names in replies won't count toward your limit. Read more... May 24, 2016

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