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Gates: News on Every Wrist:

Gates: News on Every Wrist: Staci Kramer’s take on Bill Gates’ plans for a new era in which we rely less on the computer — and more on mobile devices like wristwatches and info “spots” — to deliver information. “What does this have to do with online news — or any form of news distribution? Plenty…If Microsoft charges me to receive news on my new Suunto/Citizen/Fossil watch, is the tech Goliath paying the media sources I choose for the right to distribute that news? Do they get a piece of the subscription fee? A licensing fee? Will content providers have to spend any money on development to make their sites information accessible? Can it be software driven or does it require an editor?”