Murdoch hits out over Clegg-mania

“…Murdoch the younger, the chairman and chief executive News Corporation Europe and Asia, caused a media sensation on Wednesday by striding across the editorial floor at The Independent newspaper to berate its editor-in-chief, Simon Kelner. — The Guardian

Michael Wolff: will Murdoch lose Britain?

“Last week, the Lib-Dem candidate Nick Clegg … did so well in a television debate that he began to emerge as the logical alternative to Labor. This has caused the Murdoch papers to unleash a full-scale attack on Clegg — with hardly any pretense other than to help Cameron — now known as the ‘Kill Klegg’ campaign.” — Newser

Google wants you to boost Australian team

“Google is looking to boost headcount in Sydney by around 15% which would tip its local workforce to just over 400 people.” — The Australian

The wireless come for Wired — on their iPads

“Less than three weeks after its launch, Apple’s iPad already accounts for 26 percent of the mobile devices accessing” — Wired

South Park creators could ‘wind up like Van Gogh’ for showing prophet

“Wednesday night’s show was labelled with the word “Censored” after the words Prophet Muhammad were beeped out during broadcast and images of the prophet in a bear outfit were substituted with ones of Santa Claus in the same costume.” — The Guardian

How much hot air really is Twitter?

“According to some back of the napkin calculations from Raffi Krikorian, a developer for Twitter’s Platform Team, each tweet sent consumes about 90 joules. That means each tweet emits about 0.02 grams of C02 into the atmosphere.” — earth2tech

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