| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni.
The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along.
The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Advertisers are projected to spend about $5.6 billion on YouTube this year, a 51% jump over 2012 levels, according to a new analysis from researcher EMarketer.
YouTube's corporate parent, Google Inc., doesn't report revenues for the site. Instead, it...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Kimberly Peirce's adaptation of Stephen King's horror classic "Carrie" may have tanked in the box office, but the film's promotional campaign proved to be a viral hit. A web ad for the movie cracked YouTube's year-end list of trending videos, which was...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is pressing Google to take greater measures to tackle online piracy and other illegal Web activity, saying that the company's "inaction" is "not merely a failure to do the right thing" but "raises serious questions as...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
DreamWorks Animation is expanding its partnership with YouTube.
The Glendale-based computer animation company is teaming up with YouTube to produce a series of daily shows that will highlight some of the most compelling entertainment on the video-...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Street's Jim Cramer was asked Monday about Twitter.
He called the money-losing social media high flier a “love stock.”
If that's the case, the honeymoon may soon be over.
Twitter shares fell sharply Monday after a...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Twitter Inc. has launched a full Web version of its popular Vine video-sharing social network, expanding the service beyond its smartphone app.
Vine users can now view and "like" videos, leave comments and "re-vine" others via the new website. Users,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Pop phenomenon Lady Gaga, rapper Eminem and indie rock darling Arcade Fire are among the mainstream acts to headline the inaugural YouTube Music Awards.
YouTube will host its first live-streamed music awards show Nov. 3 to honor top performers and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Few pet owners will recognize the name Dr. R.K. Anderson, yet your pet has benefited from his advocacy. A press release from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine called Anderson, who died Oct. 19 at age 90, a "gentle giant" in the...