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  • Madison Avenue's New Song: Get Tunes Out Of Ads, And Help Stream Music Instead

    In 1995, Microsoft paid a reported $4 million to use The Rolling Stones' famous song "Start Me Up" in ads for its Windows95. According to one of Madison Avenue's most influential agencies, in 2014 that money would not be well spent. MediaVest, an ad-...
  • Kevin Hunt: Review: Livescribe 3 Smartpen Transfers Written Content Via Bluetooth

    Kevin Hunt: Review: Livescribe 3 Smartpen Transfers Written Content Via Bluetooth
    If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen. In human...
  • For Aaron Paul, seeking good after 'Bad'

    Playing the morally compromised Jesse Pinkman on “Breaking Bad” for nearly six years, Aaron Paul became accustomed to intense fan reactions, particularly online. But he's been eliciting a different kind of response when he logs in lately&...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
  • Donald Sterling's mental competence will not be raised in court

    The issue of Donald Sterling’s mental competence won’t be raised during next week’s hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court over Shelly Sterling’s attempt to sell the Clippers, attorneys agreed during a hearing Monday. Instead,...
  • Twitter Acquires Mobile-Ad Startup TapCommerce

    Twitter has acquired TapCommerce, a startup aimed at letting marketers "retarget" mobile users with ads to reactivate users who have already installed apps on their phones. Also Monday, Twitter announced the expansion of mobile app-installation promotion...
  • 'Community' to Return for New Season on Yahoo

    School's not out yet, "Community" fans. On Monday, Sony Pictures Television announced that the cult comedy would be resurrected for a sixth season this fall on Yahoo. The 13 new episodes, featuring original cast members of the canceled NBC series,...
  • Una 'start-up' sueca lanza una aplicación para hacer 'selfies' a distancia

    Una 'start-up' sueca lanza una aplicación para hacer 'selfies' a distancia
    La vida de los aficionados a los 'selfies' acaba de convertirse en algo un poco más fácil. Una 'start-up' tecnológica sueca lanzó una aplicación para dispositivos Apple que permite a los usuarios sacarse fotos de sí mismos sin tener que tocar la pantalla....
  • NBC News Touts Middle Eastern Firefight Via Social Media

    No NBC News staffers were harmed while in the midst of a recent firefight between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem Wednesday - but that hasn' t kept the large TV-news organization from spotlighting the event on Twitter and...
  • Les Moonves, Julie Chen sell Malibu beach retreat

    Les Moonves, chairman and chief executive of CBS Corp., and his wife, TV personality Julie Chen, have sold their La Costa Beach home in Malibu. The most recent asking price was $11.995 million. The sales price has yet to appear in the public record....
  • 'Tomb Raider' Versus 'Uncharted:' Consoles Bet on Exclusive Action Heroes

    Microsoft's Xbox is putting its money behind "Tomb Raider" to compete against Sony's similar globe-trotting adventure franchise "Uncharted," both of which have ambitious new cinematic sequels launching in 2015. "Rise of the Tomb Raider" will be...