| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
NBC's financial fortunes are perking up, with advertisers agreeing to pay rate increases of 7% to 8% over last year's prices during the annual summer sales bazaar.
In the last few days, NBC executives finished selling their advertising time for the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:25 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — By all rights, Twitter should be wildly popular with mainstream America.
World leaders, the pope, even Justin Bieber post updates there.
It tells us what's culturally relevant at any given moment, be it Beyonce's performance at...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- As soon as this week Twitter will make public its secret filing to sell stock to the public.
It's called an S-1 filing, and it's the form companies have to file before their shares can be listed on a stock exchange.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Chicago motorists and some residents looking out their front windows soon can expect to see the towering digital billboards favored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel going up on city-owned property near area expressways.
The Illinois Department of Transportation...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Samsung is fighting negative reviews of its new Galaxy Gear smartwatch the best way it knows how: massive amounts of marketing.
The South Korean tech giant ran 10 full-page ads -- yes, you read that right -- in the Friday editions of the Los Angeles...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
In a move that reflects the deepening connection between television and social media, Nielsen has introduced a new type of ratings system that seeks to measure the audience for TV-related conversations on Twitter.
The new Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings will...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Internet advertising continues to explode as spending topped $20 billion during the first six months of this year.
The Internet Advertising Bureau touted the milestone on Wednesday, saying the surge in spending during the first half of 2013...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The owner of the Orange County Register has increased his holdings in Southern California by agreeing to buy the Press-Enterprise, which circulates in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc. said it will pay $27.25...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw.
In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:12 PM
SACRAMENTO -- For the second time in two months, Southern California Edison Co. has put advertisements in local papers to make the case that customers should help pay for the closing and cleanup of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. is moving full speed ahead with its initial public offering even as the world braces for the possibility of a U.S. debt default that would roil financial markets and hurt the stock's debut.
The micro-blogging service...