One more development today that shows the patent race — and the many millions of dollars that are going into defending and settling around… Read more »
After building up millions of users in the last eight years, DIY travel website Couchsurfing has stepped it up by going for-profit and taking venture funding. But some aggrieved users feel that they’ve become pawns in a game… and they aren’t happy. Read more »
On the heels of the news yesterday that over 20 percent of Random House’s U.S. sales are e-books, Hachette Book Group says that e-books made… Read more »
– FT Video: Financial Times’ head of video, Richard Edgar, has left to join ITV (LSE: ITV) News’ new business team, alongside new business… Read more »
Big news for mobile TV pioneer MobiTV: the company has filed for an IPO worth up to $75 million, as it looks for funds to expand internation… Read more »
Back in November, Channel 4 launched Film4oD, a web-based, on-demand adjunct to its Film4 linear channels that requires payment for movies.… Read more »
Is Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) about to buy itself a slice of the fast-growing Russian online content, advertising and networking space?
Sup, which… Read more »
Connected TV is about to explode. That means a big new over-the-top opportunity for content owners.
Now CNBC (NSDQ: CMCSA) is bringing its… Read more »
The UK is preparing to roll out a new, superfast mobile broadband service that would also more than double the amount of spectrum that is cu… Read more »
The new owner of SeeSaw has run into difficulty hitting a deadline to secure multimillion-pound funding and has lost a key content deal with… Read more »
Hulu’s first offering outside the U.S. is live: Hulu Japan, a subscription service with “hundreds” of films and thousands of hours of TV. Fo… Read more »
A security breach has led to the WikiLeaks archive of 251,000 secret U.S. diplomatic cables being made available online, without redaction t… Read more »
They may not have produced a band as big as The Beatles, and may bear some responsibility for the musical output of Claude Francois, but the… Read more »
Many consumers were never completely sure of the correct way to pronounce it, and it has had mixed success as a household name synonymous wi… Read more »
Sony (NYSE: SNE) has officially announced its new e-reader, the details of which leaked out earlier this week. It’s called the Reader WiFi a… Read more »
The Financial Times may yet go on making hundreds of thousands of dollars through its existing iOS apps, despite having removed them from iT… Read more »
French entertainment and telecoms company Vivendi (EPA: VIV) has reported a strong first half, with record sales of its Activision (NSDQ: AT… Read more »
The Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) iPad controls around 80 percent of the tablet market, which has seen just in the last month one high-profile casualty… Read more »
2011 is widely believed to be a year of explosive growth for e-books, but few statistics are available yet for this year. However, here’s a… Read more »
Despite already having a strong portfolio of technology titles, magazine and website publisher Future is bringing a localised version of Gaw… Read more »
The world’s wealthiest soccer club will deploy RFID chips, augmented reality season tickets, online data toys, connected TV channels, Foursq… Read more »
With a lot of the focus in the mobile universe on Android, Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and what is happening in the smartphone segment, it’s easy to… Read more »
Portal operator Mail.ru’s half-year profit has more than doubled to $85.5 million, underlining it as one of the most successful in the high-… Read more »
Numbers out this morning from the Office of National Statistics in the UK give us the most up-to-date picture yet of the growing role mobile… Read more »
Nokia’s latest high-level departure is its long-time executive Tero Ojanperä.
But Ojanperä will remain connected with Nokia (NYSE: NOK),… Read more »
Two months after the deadline for compliance hit, it’s now clear The Financial Times and Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) can’t come to a compromise over… Read more »
Lovefilm appears ready to expand in to new countries – minus the DVDs.
The movie subscription service currently operates in the UK, Germany… Read more »
The word “curate” is now entirely overused when it comes to websites, to the point that most people I talk to refuse to use it when referrin… Read more »
Analysts often talk about the growth of the smartphone market based on which software OS is selling the best, but there is another way to lo… Read more »
Some details emerging today on a key angle in the Samsung vs. Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) fight, which underscore how Samsung is upping its game with… Read more »
Chinese online video and TV operators are making strategic investments, as the market looks set to explode. Read more »
The new owner of the Netmums community plans to buy up more sites.
Axel Springer’s auFeminin women’s network bought the UK site earlier in… Read more »
Blyk, the once-groundbreaking mobile ad company that offered young users free mobile services in exchange for getting ads on their devices,… Read more »
Ten years is, of course, a long time in media. Ten years ago, if you wanted to download some music, your best bet was Napster or one of the… Read more »
Online sports broadcaster Perform Group swung to a loss in its first year on the stock market after it spent out on more sports rights and a… Read more »
After being forced to radically change its business after the financial crisis, European mobile ad startup Blyk has spent the last two years rebuilding from the ground up. Now it has a new chief executive as it attempts to make good. Read more »
Samsung wants to get in on the chat app scene, with plans this week to release a service called ChatOn that would let mobile users communica… Read more »
A sign of Twitter’s growing power, and increasing need to interface with government to get its message across: the company has hired a new h… Read more »
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