The Financial Times annual Digital Media and Broadcasting Conference gets underway on Wednesday in central London. Richard Waters, managing editor of the FT’s west coast bureau, will be helming the event, with speakers from the BBC, BSkyB, Facebook, the New York Times and many more.
If you can’t make it, FT reporters and the conference team will be tweeting and blogging from the event. Keep an eye on @FTDigitalMedia, @edgecliffe, @benfenton, @tim and the #ftmedia11 Twitter hashtag – and, of course, the FT Tech Hub.
Read on for the full schedule. Read more
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Tech news from around the web:
- Apple’s chief operating officer, Tim Cook, has hinted strongly that there could be cheaper iPhone, according to Business Insider. Speaking to Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi, Mr Cook said Apple was doing ‘clever things’ to attack the prepaid market, because he wanted Apple to be ‘for everyone’ not ‘just for the rich’.