The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery
Both Sides of the Table
DECEMBER 20, 2010
I’ve written extensively about Twitter’s use cases , but it’s biggest power is in information sharing. was born. Twitter.
MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com
APRIL 6, 2011
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PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 7, 2012
One of the largest time sucks of the internet is the vast amount of information available to us at any time right at our finger tips.
Autobytel to Provide Auto Content For Scripps
JUNE 11, 2012
Irvine-based automotive information provider Autobytel said this morning that it has signed a deal with publisher The E.W. Scripps Company , to provide its automotive content on the web sites of Scripps' television stations across thirteen major markets. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Edmunds.com Bolsters Content With Technology Guide
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Santa Monica-based Edmunds.com , the online car information site, said this morning that it has bolstered the content on its site, by launching a new online guide to shopping for in-car technology. READ MORE>>. edmunds technology guide infotainment electronics bluetooth
UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 10, 2012
He is the author of various best selling books including Practical Information Architecture, Web Dogma ’06 and Usable Usability. budgets.
ScoreStream Inks High School Sports Content Deal With Buffalo Wild Wings
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Del Mar-based ScoreStream , which provides crowdsourced high school sports scores, photos, videos, and more, has inked a content syndication deal with restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants. scorestream high school sports streaming scores crowdsourcing information broadcast restaurant buffalo wild wingsREAD MORE>>.
StockTwits In Canadian Distribution Deal
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
StockTwits has been pursuing partnerships with major content sites, including Yahoo! Finance, CNN Money, Reuters.com and Bing Finance, to feature the information streams and discussions on those sites. stocktwits canada distribution startup howard lindzon stock finance information contentREAD MORE>>.
Triptrotting Raises $1M
MARCH 8, 2012
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Snapchat Targets News Discovery With Discover Feature
JANUARY 27, 2015
Studies have found that users are now strongly turning to social media instead of traditional news sources for their information. READ MORE>>.
ZAM, Sony Tie In Game Information Deal
APRIL 22, 2009
Los Angeles-based ZAM , and San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment announced Wednesday that the two companies have tied on a new online site focused on information from Sony's EverQuest II massively multiplayer online game. Tags: sony online entertainment everqued mmog content
Jukin Media Names Essner President, COO
FEBRUARY 14, 2014
Essner was previously the founder of AccessDNA, which he sold to Informed Medical Decisions a couple of years ago. Jukin Media says it acquired rights to viral Internet content, and licenses that content to major TV networks, digital publishers, and others. READ MORE>>.
Tecca Bolsters Board, Executives
JUNE 16, 2011
Venice, California-based Tecca , the online and mobile, consumer information and review service backed by Best Buy, said today that it has bolstered its board and added a slew of executives to the company. Tecca offers up how-to articles, reviews, breaking news, and more information on consumer electronics. READ MORE>>.
Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media
AUGUST 6, 2012
Our whole goal is to create content for real life. They couldn't find enough people to write the content they needed, at the quality they need.
Snapchat Targets News Discovery With New Feature
JANUARY 27, 2015
Snapchat, in its launch video, highlighted content from sources such as National Geographic, ABC, Yahoo News, People, the Daily Mail, CNN, the Food Network, and others. Studies have found that users are now strongly turning to social media instead of traditional news sources for their information. Launch video embed below. READ MORE>>.
Autobytel Claims Video Milestone
APRIL 10, 2012
Irvine-based Autobytel , the provider of automotive information and buying services, claimes that it is seeing success with its recently launched YouTube channel. autobytel video youtube auotmotive information editorialAutobytel said it had a total of 1,176,524 video views and 1,579 subscribers on the new channel. READ MORE>>.
Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class
JULY 9, 2015
video engagement platform); HYP3R (real time location information); Imperson (AI for allowing fans to chat with movie and TV characters); MakieLab (3d printed characters); Open Bionics (3d, robotic printed hands for amputees); Pundit (platform for talk radio hosts); and StatMuse (AI applied to sports stats). READ MORE>>.
Why The Growth Of The Internet Is Driving EdgeCast's Revenues
MARCH 12, 2013
They all depend on EdgeCast to deliver content to their customers, anywhere they are, on any device. We've grown really fast. company. Thanks!
Fandango Launches Original Video Effort
OCTOBER 2, 2012
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Docstoc Swizzles Site, Sharpens Focus On Premium Content
OCTOBER 8, 2013
In a move to make things easier to find on the site, Santa Monica-based Docstoc launched a major redesign Tuesday, swizzling the navigation of the site to better highlight the company''s move to provide premium business documents and information to small and medium sized businesses. READ MORE>>.
StockTwits Inks Deal with Bing
JULY 13, 2011
According to Microsoft, it is tapping StockTwits to include real-time, financial information on the site; among those features is the inclusion of an "Hourly Buzz" tab tracking interest in stocks, plus links to messages from StockTwits about those stocks. READ MORE>>.
OpenX Launches New Service Around Content Optimization, Ad Monetization
APRIL 8, 2013
Los Angeles-based digital advertising technology developer OpenX has launched a new service today, which it says will combine content optimization and ad monetization for publishers. The firm said that publishers can use the tool to figure out what is the most valuable content on their websites. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Launches New Content Channels
AUGUST 6, 2010
Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced Thursday that it has launched a new product, called Content Channels. According to Demand, the new product is aimed at online publishers, and will provide them with original content focused on attracting readers. Tags: internet journalism channels content media demand READ MORE>>.
That’s A Wrap! | Silicon Beach Fest 2015
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 29, 2015
So sit back, experience and enjoy what SBF had to offer. Oh and did we mention they are all dancing to the Spice Girls?!? Catherine Marcus of Sothebys.
Fandango Adds PayPal To iPhone, Android Apps
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Fandango's apps provide movie showtimes, information, and ability to purchase tickets from a mobile phone. READ MORE>>.
GotCast Plans Spinoff Website For Social Media Contests
MAY 2, 2011
GotCast allows casting agents to post casting calls, and allows any Internet user to respond with a portfolio and other information.
Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 3, 2012
A technology that will surely revolutionize how viewers interact with content and television in the very near future. Cool, right? WOW, right?
Tecca Improves, Relaunches Mobile App
DECEMBER 1, 2011
Venice-based Tecca , the online consumer technology information site focused on women, said Thursday that it has relaunched and redesigned the site's iOS application. The firm said the new app includes local deals, personalized content recommendations, a new knowledge base, and more. Tecca said it is now reaching over 1.5 READ MORE>>.
Fandango Ties With Telemundo On Hispanic Movie Hub
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information site Fandango has tied with Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo , to launch a new online site aimed at Hispanic movie fans, Fandango Cine , the two announced Monday. hollywood content ticketing ticket movie hispanic spanish telemundo fandangocine cine fandangoREAD MORE>>.
Hulu Applies Face Matching To Shows
DECEMBER 8, 2011
The feature--which comes out of Hulu Labs--will provide information about the actor or actress, a link to their Facebook or Twitter account, and more. hulu face matching facial recognition software labs entertainment contentHave you ever wondered what the name of that actor is on your favorite show? READ MORE>>.
Fandango Debuts Horror Movie Destination
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information site Fandango announced Wednesday that it has launched a brand new site, focused on horror films. The new Fandango House of Screams includes original videos from film producer and rocker Slash, including highlights of upcoming horror films and related content. READ MORE>>.
StageIt Gets Funding To Help Broadcast Musicians
MAY 2, 2012
StageIt, which was founded by Evan Lowenstein, allows artists to informally broadcast everything from an impromptu jam to interviews and chats directly from their laptops, to offer up their fans with unique experiences. stageit artist musician venture capital digital media content broadcast videoREAD MORE>>.
Slacker Launches New Facebook App
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
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Border Stylo Launches Trivia Game
OCTOBER 19, 2011
The game is the third product for Border Stylo, which also makes Glass, a browser add-on for sharing information on web pages, and Retrollect, a mobile app for sharing photos and other information with friends. mobile iphone videogame content social stylo border borderstyloThe game is free. READ MORE>>.
ShareSquare Rolls Out SXSW Contest
MARCH 11, 2011
The firm's web site allows users to easily create QR codes, the 2D barcodes which link mobile phone browsers and applications to online information. sharesquare sxsw contest band musician entertainment content qrcode code barcode marketingShareSquare is marketing its QR code service to musicians and entertainers. READ MORE>>.
Julie Schoenfeld On Perfect Market's New Funding
JANUARY 18, 2011
Julie Schoenfeld: When we talked last, we were focusing primarily on helping publisher monetize their archived content. Congrats on funding.
Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen
MAY 3, 2011
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What Can You Do if a VC Pulls Their Term Sheet?
Both Sides of the Table
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
The beauty of evergreen content is that it resurfaces all the time and it is as relevant today as it was years ago when I answered it.
StartupRoar Adds Personalized Subscriptions
JANUARY 5, 2012
That means that the site now allows users to sign-up and have their content personalized based on their interests.
Render Media: Creating A Digital Publisher In The Social Age
MARCH 2, 2016
Our goal is to create really socially engaging content, that is aimed at empowering, informing, and giving voice to a young audience.