tech in the spotlight
Posted by Sheila Shayon on June 11, 2012 05:31 PM
In addition to an even trippier special edition of its tie-dye logo, Apple unveiled more than one dozen new products today at the brand's highly anticipated 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference. While Apple’s main growth drivers remain the iPhone and the iPad, its Mac line remains a cornerstone.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on May 4, 2011 06:30 PM
Apple addresses iPhone tracking concerns with iOS update.
Dunkin' Donuts owner files for $400M IPO.
Google, Apple, Intel and others hit with antitrust lawsuit.
Hearst adopts AOL large format ads.
Microsoft slams Google Apps as "excessive taxation."
Milliken carpets reveals new logo.
Nature Conservancy criticized for taking money from Cargill.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on December 16, 2009 02:40 PM
MySpace is negotiating to acquire film-centered social media network Flixster. The deal, which comes after Myspace's recent acquisition of music service sites Imeem and iLike, represents a major expansion for the brand. In addition to tens of millions of users, Flixster is also a top-rated iPhone app, so the value of the site itself is not in question. But the intent behind the purchase raises some questions.
Myspace's parent, News Corp., already owns the film rating site Rotten Tomatoes, though Rotten Tomatoes isn't as focused on social networking as Flixster. Apparently, Myspace aims to combine, in one form or another, Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes. Yet the melding of two different film service and information sites could end up ostracizing both sites' audiences.Continue reading...