Soon as I stumbled across that News & Tech piece noting that The Dallas Morning News is set to begin charging for staff-generated online content, I asked the paper's publisher and CEO, Jim Moroney, if that was true. At 9:02 this morning, he responded via e-mail. This is what he wrote, in full ... More >>
According to Symantec, Dallas does rank fairly high on the list of American cities "under the greatest threat from cybercrime" -- 22 out of the top 50, which makes us the Adam Lambert to Seattle's Rihanna. There's one significant reason Dallas doesn't rank higher: We're not so connected to the Wi ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, June 12, 2009... Prince is apparently refusing to get a double hip replacement because of his religious beliefs. So, instead of having the surgery, he's "popping pain killers and hoping it will all go away." I think that's the same thing my un ... More >>
The Friends of Unfair Park concerned with the state -- and fate -- of the newspaper business are no doubt aware that in a Chicago suburb yesterday, bigwigs, honchos and major-domos from most of the country's biggest news-gathering organizations huddled together to chat about monetizing online conten ... More >>
One industry clearly not worried about a recession: the video-game bidness. That's clear from this morning's news that Grapevine-based GameStop posted first-quarter earnings of $189.8 million -- up, oh, just 46 percent from last year's earnings during the same period. And the reason? Guess. Fine: "N ... More >>
Kevin Massey is no 'cyberstalker.' But when he tangled with another bullheaded loudmouth on the Internet, their 'flame' war spawned a great publicity stunt.