Yahoo Minority Stake Bid Could Soon Arrive From Microsoft Consortium

Yahoo Minority Stake Bid Could Soon Arrive From Microsoft Consortium

0 / December 19, 2011

Microsoft and their consortium of partners will soon enter their bid for a minority stake in Yahoo according to sources close to the deal. The Microsoft consortium is said to include some of the biggest names in the tech investment […]

Spotify Giveaway: Three Sonos PLAY:3 Sound Systems

Spotify Giveaway: Three Sonos PLAY:3 Sound Systems

0 / December 19, 2011

The team at streaming music service Spotify has teamed up with Sonos to give away three exclusive Sonos PLAY:3 systems designed by London-based designer Richard Robinson, best known for his forays into the worlds of fashion and music. Among Robinson’s work […]

Facebook For Android Beats iPhone Version For Daily Users

Facebook For Android Beats iPhone Version For Daily Users

0 / December 19, 2011

While it may seem that there are a lot of Facebook status updates coming from iPhone users, Facebook for Android is beating out the somewhat buggy Apple-competition in the category of daily active users (DAU.) Facebook for iPhone is still […]

KLM to Introduce Social Seat Selection Based on Web Profiles

KLM to Introduce Social Seat Selection Based on Web Profiles

1 / December 19, 2011

Hmm… from the files of “not sure if want” comes an innovative new KLM initiative to combine social media and seat selection. On one hand, you won’t find yourself stuck next to a totally boring person who shares none of […]

Sarah Gavin Steps Down At AOL Europe

Sarah Gavin Steps Down At AOL Europe

0 / December 19, 2011

AOL Europe is losing its vice president of marketing and communications as Sarah Gavin steps down from her role as the company looks to cut certain roles and consolidate others. Gavin has been with the company for almost six years, moving […]

Only six media companies control 90% of the content [Infographic]

Only six media companies control 90% of the content [Infographic]

0 / December 17, 2011

As someone who consumes a lot of content on a daily basis even some of the information in this infographic came as a surprise to me; but the fact is that only six giant media companies control just about everything […]

Sprint Confirms That It Has Disabled Carrier IQ on Handsets

Sprint Confirms That It Has Disabled Carrier IQ on Handsets

0 / December 17, 2011

At the end of the week, Wired reported that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) had spoken to carriers about the controversy surrounding the scope of information collected by Carrier IQ’s data analytics software. Franken was not satisfied with the answers from […]

Viacom, UStream Sign Exclusive Content Streaming Deal

Viacom, UStream Sign Exclusive Content Streaming Deal

0 / December 17, 2011

Viacom and Ustream have entered into a partnership, giving the live streaming site exclusive rights to broadcast Viacom content on the web. The deal encompasses a few of Viacom’s networks, granting Ustream access to content from MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, […]

Video Ads Now Make Up 15% Of Viewed Online Video Content

Video Ads Now Make Up 15% Of Viewed Online Video Content

0 / December 16, 2011

While watching your favorite clips on YouTube or your favorite TV series and movies on Hulu might make up a bulk of your online video views a new study by comScore shows that 15% of all videos viewed are actually […]

Sony And Warner Join Grooveshark Lawsuit

Sony And Warner Join Grooveshark Lawsuit

0 / December 16, 2011

Sony Music and Warner Music have joined Universal music in their copyright lawsuit against online music provider Grooveshark. Filed in November the lawsuit alleges that Grooveshark executives uploaded copies of song they had no rights to distribute, thus violating the […]

Cox Sells 4G Airspace To Verizon Wireless

Cox Sells 4G Airspace To Verizon Wireless

0 / December 16, 2011

Cox on Friday announced the sale of their 4G airspace to Verizon Wireless, a sale that will generate $315 million for the cable provider. Under the agreement Verizon will gain control of 20MHz of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) space that […]

Media Data Company BigChampagne Acquired by Ticketmaster’s Live Nation

Media Data Company BigChampagne Acquired by Ticketmaster’s Live Nation

0 / December 16, 2011

Concert promotions and events company Live Nation has make a purchase, snagging boutique media analytics firm BigChampagne. Acquisition of the 26-person BigChampagne has interesting implications for both companies, and CEO of the newly-purchased firm Eric Garland remarked on the possibilities […]

SOPA Debate Gets ‘Raucous’ on House Floor, Lawmakers Tussle on Overreaching Piracy Laws

SOPA Debate Gets ‘Raucous’ on House Floor, Lawmakers Tussle on Overreaching Piracy Laws

0 / December 16, 2011

If someone just moved the rock, a lot of the internet is freaking out right now over the proposal of a bill known as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)- a legislative effort that aims to protect corporate profits on […]

Examiner.com, CBS Local Digital Media Hook Up

Examiner.com, CBS Local Digital Media Hook Up

0 / December 16, 2011

National content network Examiner.com, a series of sites with verticals in a vast range of markets and regions, is teaming up with CBS Local Digital Media to produce lifestyle content for the latter. Examiner sites are part of Clarity Digital Media, […]