Tablet newspaper The Daily has attracted more than 80,000 paying subscribers and 40,000 non-paying trail-only readers each week, it revealed Monday. The numbers are a sign that the News Corp.-owned innovative digital publication could succeed over time.
Specific Media, the new owner of social networking site Myspace has shifted gears regarding an announcement of the site’s future.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong with Arianna Huffington
ABC News will begin distributing its news content through Yahoo, it announced today.
The group of companies that own Hulu, the darling of online entertainment, might not sell the property after all.
More than 20,000 defendants have been dismissed from a lawsuit involving illegal online file-sharing of the movie The Hurt Locker.
Amazon will lose around $10 for every $199 Kindle Fire tablet it sells, but the company will make back that amount as a small profit when consumers buy digital content, according to a report by market research company IHS iSuppli.
In an attempt to promote its new social network, Google has placed a link to musical artist Will.i.Am’s Google+ profile on its search engine homepage.
The first-generation Kindle e-reader was a revolutionary device, but it was far from pretty.
Relax, Justin Bieber fans, streaming music service Spotify rolled out a new version of its desktop application today that lets you hide your listening activity from Facebook friends.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Zune Music Pass will offer a more competitive $9.99 plan for all-you-can-stream music starting Oct 3. The company also said it will being offering Zune services in Canada the same day.
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BrightTalk, a webinar marketing company, received $20.5 million today because evidently webinars aren’t boring anymore.
How the heck did Amazon make its new Kindle e-readers so cheap? By slyly making its ad-supported “Special Offers” pricing, which includes sponsored screensavers and ads on the home screen, the new standard for its e-readers.
Amazon’s announcement of the Kindle Fire today threw down the gauntlet for both tablets and e-book readers. At just $199, it’s not much more expensive than previous e-readers, and it’s a heck of a lot cheaper than competing tablets.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OJzYe45V0A&w=560&h=345] Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle Touch look like the company’s best consumer devices yet, based on demonstrations from Amazon staff at the company’s launch event today in New York City.
While we’re all waiting with bated breath for the full details of Amazon’s Kindle tablet tomorrow morning, the company may also be readying its successor tablet for the first quarter of 2012, reports GDGT.
Streaming music service MOG on Tuesday announced it has partnered with Samsung to offer its 12-million-song streaming catalog to owners of the latest models of Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players.
Brian Lam, the former editor of Gizmodo who took the site from a few million pageviews a month to more than 100 million, is launching a new site.
Streaming video service Hulu has had a second series of bids from potential buyers, ranging from $1.9 billion to $4 billion, reports Business Insider.
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Social TV platform Miso is launching a new feature today that adds original synchronized content to TV episodes watched on a DirecTV set-top box.
More than 90 percent of hiring managers and recruiters use social network sites to screen candidates, according to a survey released today by Reppler, a Palo Alto-based social network monitoring company.
Want to sign up for an account on Spotify? If you don’t have a Facebook account (or don’t want to make one) then you’re probably out of luck.
Windows Phone 7 users, rejoice! This week, the gorgeous news reader app Pulse will finally make its way to Microsoft’s new mobile platform, the company announced in a blog post today.
Facebook will give U.S. small business owners up to $10 million in free Facebook advertising, the company announced today, saying it is working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business to provide the ads.
iPad users have yet another news magazine app option with the launch of Evri’s new app on the tablet today, but Evri hopes to stand out from the pack thanks to its unique topic discovery engine.
DreamWorks Animation, the animated movie powerhouse that created hits like Madagascar and Shrek, has cut a deal to provide streaming films and TV specials via Netflix.
Google News introduced a new metadata tag to help news publications highlight their original, quality content. The announcement, made today at the Online News Associate conference in Boston, is the latest attempt by Google News to help readers find relevant articles amid the din of the 24-hour online news cycle.
Cable TV and internet service provider Comcast is working on a new streaming video service for Apple’s iPad, reports MacRumors.
Former TechCrunch staff member Paul Carr announced today on his blog that he was starting a new company based in Las Vegas, Nevada with investments from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and Michael Arrington’s CrunchFund.
We thought Dish Network would launch a Blockbuster-branded Netflix competitor, but instead it used a somewhat hyped event Friday to launch Blockbuster streaming movies and DVD-by-mail to just Dish subscribers.
After several months of keeping its new service invite-only, Spotify took advantage of its spotlight at the Facebook f8 event this week to open its doors to anyone who wants to use the on-demand music service. And they’ll get to do so free for six months.
Facebook is focusing on integrating news discovery based on your friends’ activity in the news feed, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today at f8, the company’s annual developers conference.
Satellite TV operator Dish Network will announce a new Blockbuster-branded all-you-can-watch video streaming service on Friday, according to a CNNMoney report.
Continued uncertainty about financial stability in Europe and a government deadlock in the United States struck publicly-traded equities on Thursday, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ index down 3.3 percent and below a technical level of support that might indicate future weakness.