Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch on Twitter

Rupert Murdoch on Twitter, but why?

The biggest news in tech this week is that Yahoo! finally appointed a replacement for their known-to-swear-a-lot and former top-dog, Carol Bartz. They’ve appointed little-known Scott Thompson from PayPal. But the much more fun/entertaining/frightening tech news is Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter. Really joined. No spoof account (that was his wife’s). No digital sidekick thumbing his […]

Digital natives

Marc Prensky is acknowledged to have coined the term Digital Natives, but when the business world heard Rupert Murdoch use it, the term became commonplace (remember he owns MySpace). The reference is to the swathes of people who don’t think twice about technology being an integral part of their everyday lives. It’s not exclusively a […]