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Our Previous Web Designs

Thanks to Archive.org's Wayback Machine, we can show you how we used to look. From the very beginning in April 1998, we chose to password-protect our content and maintained both a public home page (seen here) and a subscribers-only home page. This was seen as pure folly back then.

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Inside WSJD: the Reinvented Tech Engine of WSJ

When Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher parted ways late last year, the Wall Street Journal had a choice: it could pay lip service to tech edit leadership or spend what it takes to achieve it. As we now know, it did the latter, hiring a legion of reporters and launching an international event series of its own. 

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First Round Review: Good Advice Galore and PR-Friendly

If you've got practical business advice to share in a contributed post, First Round Review wants to hear from you. Launched last November by seed-focused, San Francisco-based First Round Capital, First Round Review is rising fast as a thoughtful read for the entrepreneurial class.

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InformationWeek, Dark Reading Now Do Web Radio

InformationWeek and Dark Reading now produce weekly web radio programs that showcase their editors as talk show hosts.  Having chosen Blog Talk Radio as a platform, IWK and Dark Reading hope that listeners use the chat function to interact with the editorial host -- and with one another -- during the show.

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Gigaom is Closing the Door on Contributed Content

UPDATE: Gigaom executive editor Tom Krazit has posted new policies for accepting guest posts. The door remains open for speakers at Gigaom events and for guest authors Gigaom has previously accepted. Gigaom will begin soliciting guest posts from those it respects, Tom says. And he invites experts to pitch directly, without any PR involvement. Gigaom no longer accepts unsolicited guest-post pitches from PR agencies or corporate PR departments.

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VentureBeat Launches Its Paid-Research Arm - VB Intel

VentureBeat is about to launch VB Intel, a research platform that could transform the way VB does business. VB Intel stands to become the brand's third substantial revenue source -- that can be cross-promoted during VB face-to-face events and across the VB news site.

 
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