| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The Port Theater has been serving alcohol for two years, limiting sales to an upper balcony unless the screenings are 21 and older and sales end by 11 p.m.
Now, the Planning Commission could expand alcohol service at the historic theater to include...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:06 PM
AT&T Inc. and the Chernin Group are nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Fullscreen Inc., a popular YouTube video network, a source close to the transaction said.
The deal between Fullscreen and Otter Media, a joint venture of AT&T and...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Osceola County, often overshadowed by Orlando's global image as a vacation destination, is trying to stake out a patch of supremacy in Central Florida's crowded tourism landscape.
Citing its huge inventory of vacation properties for rent, it's...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Back in April, it seemed like a win-win deal.
The federal government, with a workforce that has grown increasingly dissatisfied with training opportunities, negotiated a first-of-its-kind program: A Maryland college that caters to non-traditional...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Advertisers are betting that football and a group of funny but aging nerds will carry the TV season.
A Variety survey of commercial-ratings estimates culled from as many as four top media-buying firms finds that Madison Avenue will look to two weekly...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Zip. Zero. Nada.
If you were looking to buy a home and saw those words in big, bold print in an ad offering newly built homes for sale for no money down, your interest might be piqued.
A home builder that used the catch phrase in ads trying to sell...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Poor Andy just can't catch a break.
The fictional boy became famous in recent weeks in an ad by Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling, in which the character reveals to his buddies that his father bet all of his college fund on Germany...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Maker Studios, the multichannel network company owned by Disney, has tapped Charles Gabriel -- previously SVP of video sales at AOL -- as chief advertising officer and EVP of global sales.
Gabriel reports to Jason Krebs, head of sales at Maker Studios....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true."
The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Maybe breaking up isn't so hard to do.
Shareholders of Spark Networks Inc., the owner of several online personals sites such as JDate.com and ChristianMingle.com, recently replaced four of its six directors with a slate backed by an activist investor....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the viewer to Nielsen, the TV ratings measurement company,...