An effort by Spain's main newspaper trade group to force Google to pay for the content it aggregates was meant to help buoy publishers struggling to turn traffic into profits. But it may have backfired, as Google shut down Google News in Spain on Tuesday.
Major information leaks rooted in a hacking incident involving Sony Pictures have been all over the press in recent weeks. But the Motion Pictures Association of America has largely remained behind the scenes—even as some of the leaks have raised questions about the trade group.
Invisible Children, the nonprofit behind the mega-viral video that drew attention to Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, scales back its operations. Also: iPhones get a new automation tool.
With a recent investigative report, the nonprofit Cornucopia Institute has drawn attention to the increasingly corporate nature of organic farming. But although the report raises some important questions, industry figures suggest that the group's research is far from perfect.
Hoping to remain relevant and reach its members where they are, the National Association of College Auxiliary Services launched an online TV platform featuring professional development content. Find out how NACAS did it and what’s next.
The American Bar Association recently launched a new trade imprint that will publish legal fiction and nonfiction books that the association hopes will draw readers both inside and outside the profession.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill is loaded with riders big and small. Many of the changes were welcomed by associations, but a rollback of Washington, DC's, marijuana legalization initiative proved controversial.
While the association hopes to boost the tracking capabilities of airlines worldwide in response to the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing, the group's members say implementing a tracking system within a year could be impossible.
The National Christmas Tree Association says not to worry, there is no Christmas tree shortage. But the group does have some other problems on its hands—an aging industry and new consumer types—that call for innovation.
A new study illustrates a common productivity killer for many employees. Find out if you’re affected as well as some methods for maximizing workplace efficiency.