The Blagger's Blog – Google pay confusion, Indie to close, Twitter flatlines
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Quote of the week
“I don’t have the figure, but I’ll happily provide it.” Google’s president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa admitting to the UK Public Accounts Committee that he doesn’t know how much he earns. We don’t either, but it’s probably a lot (definitely).
In the midst of the annual Super Bowl advertising frenzy, software and tech giant Adobe decided to come up with something refreshingly surreal and, in our opinion, truly laugh-out-loudable to promote its online services and marketing, offering one simple message- ‘when the stakes are this high, it’s best not to gamble’.
Launched in 1986, centre-left daily The Independent is expected to announce later today that it will close its print edition amid rapidly falling circulation, with the focus being re-applied to independent.co.uk. Meanwhile, cut price title the i will be sold, with Johnston Press, owner of The Scotsman amongst other titles, the most likely candidate to take over the publication. Here’s today’s cover…
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