| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Facebook’s push to crack open a wider niche in the world of online video has sped forward with a pair of “BeastQuakes.”
The online social network provider confirmed Wednesday that it’s partnering with the National Football...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:43 PM
As more Illinois theaters signed on to show the controversial film "The Interview" on Christmas Day, Sony Pictures also made it available for online rental Wednesday.
The raunchy comedy, which depicts a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
President Obama cheered Sony's decision to make the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview" widely available on digital platforms, but declined to say whether he would be streaming the spoof of North Korea while on his Hawaii vacation.
During a photo op midway...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
"The Interview," the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in more than 300 movie theaters across the United States on Christmas Day, drawing many sell-out audiences and statements by patrons that...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Officials in China appear to have blocked access to Google email, months after a crackdown on the Internet giant’s myriad services began.
According to data from Google’s Transparency Report, Gmail traffic in China dropped sharply starting...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Access to Gmail seems to be slowly returning to China, after a four-day disruption knocked out virtually all access to the popular email service from Google.
According to the Internet giant's Transparency Report, Gmail traffic in the country ticked up...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:18 PM
"Breaking Bad" ended its run in 2013, but apparently, a lot of us aren't ready to let it go.
How else to explain the popularity of "Do You Want to Build a Meth Lab?," a musical version of the AMC drama hit sung in the style of a song from Disney's 2013...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends - analyzes this weekend's new...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The digital video revolution is here, and Oreos will be served.
Snack food giant Mondelez International announced a deal last week with Google to increase video advertising on YouTube, joining Allstate insurance and other major marketers in shifting...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Mondelez International, which makes snack brands including Oreo, Nabisco, Cadbury and Trident gum, said Wednesday it has joined with Google to produce online videos to boost the visibility of its brands.
The Deerfield-based snack-maker said it will...