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  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
  • Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?

    Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?
    County officials are celebrating Broward's 100th birthday on Oct. 1, 2015. But is that the correct date? Do an online search and you may find sites, including the typically reliable Wikipedia, that list the date of Broward's incorporation as April 30,...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'No Good Deed' Fights to Swim Past 'Dolphin Tale 2′ at Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'No Good Deed' Fights to Swim Past 'Dolphin Tale 2' at Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube,...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Frozen' Propels Next Disney Darling 'Big Hero 6'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media,...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Websites 'slow down' to protest FCC net neutrality plan

    WASHINGTON Popular websites including Netflix, Mozilla, reddit and Kickstarter launched a daylong online protest called Internet Slowdown Day on Wednesday to oppose the controversial proposed changes to net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications...
  • EBay's mobile payment unit making move to embrace bitcoins

    EBay's mobile payment unit said it will soon enable merchants to accept payments in bitcoins, making it the latest mainstream company to embrace the upstart digital currency. Bill Ready, chief executive of EBay's Braintree unit, said at the TechCrunch...
  • Google-appointed panel kicks off tour of Europe to debate privacy rights

    BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - A specialist panel appointed by search engine giant Google to help it implement a landmark court ruling on privacy rights held a meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, their first in a seven-stop tour to gather the views of European...
  • Mailbag: Civic openness? Only in the land of Orwell

    In the Sept. 3 article "Costa Mesa council discusses proposed $24.7M employee contract", I was quoted as saying "COIN is an Orwellian lie." From Wikipedia, "'Orwellian' is an adjective describing the situation, idea or societal condition that George...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Mysteries of Laura's' Trending is Revealed, Levine's Voice Takes 'Fallon' to the Top

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...