Last April Facebook agreed to buy the quickly growing photo-sharing network Instagram for a cool $1 billion. A year later, the jury’s still out on whether Instagram will one day reap huge profits.
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Consumers aren’t falling out of love with their TVs. More likely, they can’t justify replacing the big new TV they purchased not long ago, or they’ve run out of places to put yet another screen.
For Americans, the economy is likely to remain sluggish for several years, but the long-term outlook isn’t nearly as bad as the pessimists say
What do a toy company, a supermarket, a low-cost furniture chain, and a movie studio have in common? They’re all trying to extend their brands—perhaps in embarrassingly awkward fashion—into the hotel business.
Left for dead by MTV in the mid-2000s, music videos have become a popular and revenue-generating enterprise online.
The Bible, the five-part, 10-hour miniseries on History, which aired its final episode Sunday, has become the biggest cable television hit of the year. It brought in almost 13 million viewers the first night and consistently …
Nick D’Aloisio speaks about the development of Summly, how he met Marissa Mayer and his girlfriend’s reaction to his new fame.
One news aggregator just lost a copyright-infringement lawsuit to the Associated Press. Could an app like Summly be next?
Are you a frequent moviegoer? That’s the term the Motion Picture Association of America gives to someone who sees at least one movie per month in the theater. And the association’s report says that across the board for all age …