Apparently, the startup is in the process of closing another $50 million in funding, according to a Fortune report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the deal.
Vox Media is raising $40 million in a round led by Silicon Valley venture firm Accel Partners, a huge sum of money for a new media company.
Cofounders Hamish Brocklebank and Nicolas Philippe started the company two years ago, as they didn’t believe that students should have to pay for academic content.
Terms like “couch potato” and “boob tube” are going to become obsolete someday soon, right up there with “cat’s pajamas” and “gum up the works.”
Fox, CNN, and MSNBC were missing from last night’s radical filibuster in Texas, leaving the spotlight open for a nonprofit online news publication and Twitter to become the main sources of the night’s breaking news.
Intel is offering to play digital content providers major money in order to lock down deals for its upcoming set top box.
Google Glass owners now have a news aggregation app. Straight from Glass, they can flag content for later, “like” and “dislike,” or listen to an entire article.
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
Vox Media is the fast-growing media startup behind SB Nation, The Verge, and Polygon. While it supports several relatively young brands, CEO Jim Bankoff said today that his company will be profitable this year.
In addition to today’s BlackBerry World event, BlackBerry users are finally getting a chance to buy digital media like those that swear their allegiance to other mobile devices.
Today, Pope Benedict XVI asked Catholics to spread the word on Twitter and other social networking sites like Instagram and Tumblr to convert atheists to the faith, 140 characters at a time.
Revenue from digital media is now almost worth more to Apple — top-line revenue — than all its iMac, MacBook and other Mac hardware sales.
How Amazon plans to convert your parents into digital music customers.
A Q&A with the founder of Pulse, an app that is changing the way we consume the news.
Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm will bring the world three new Star Wars movies (Episodes 7, 8, and 9) and many news ways for the company to boost its digital media revenue.
Guest Post Considering all the recent advancements that push learning outside classrooms, what new innovations are being developed to help teachers engage students from within classrooms?
Digital music sales are expected to reach record breaking numbers in 2012, according to data from a Nielsen study published today.
Digital news agency SendtoNews raises $3M for sports syndication network
Good news for people who have no interest in putting thought into a birthday present for their tech savvy, anti-Apple friends.
With Google continuing its push into digital media sales, it was only a matter of time before Google Play made its way to physical retail stores’ gift card racks.
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who made billions of dollars as the founder of the disruptive digital news and data service that bears his name, prefers to get his news the old-fashioned way: On dead trees.
With the rumblings from Amazon about the early success of its new Kindle Fire over the holiday season, the company’s disappointing fourth quarter results came as a surprise.
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There was a time when little Bobby would get up to turn the television to one of the three available channels when the family got bored. If you missed the Ed Sullivan show that night, too bad, go play chess.
Digital media is on Amazon‘s mind. The company is building out a team for an “existing product” in the Amazon Web Services division.
The debates are rolling out and rumbles of the 2012 Presidential Election are growing into much bigger conversations. But where are those conversations occurring?
Apple on Friday quietly removed its 99-cent TV show rentals from the iTunes Store.
Digital media and online advertisements are the best way to reach the wealthiest Americans, according to a study released today by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).