Consumers dealt a disappointing blow to videogame companies as the holiday shopping season began in November, pushing game sales down and prompting questions about the industry's trajectory.
Sales of new games at U.S. retail shops fell 24%, compared with a year earlier, to $1.1 billion, according
Despite headlines that tie bitcoin to online black markets and speculative investments, many in Silicon Valley see bitcoin as a technological breakthrough akin to email or the Internet itself. The latest example: Coinbase, one of the better-known "bitcoin wallets."
Dell Ventures launched a new $300 million fund, broadening the types of companies it invests in and boosting Dell's financial commitment by five times.
Xaxis’ Hanlon: TV Is The Future Of Online Video Ads
Television may be “old media” to some digital folks. But traditional data and practices from TV advertising are making rapid incursions to influencing the online video world. “in 2013, we saw the first step in that evolution,” says Evan Hanlon, audience and strategy manager o
Philips spin-out Civolution may be best known for the video watermarking technology it inherited in its acquisition of Teletrax. But the Dutch outfit also brings other offerings to the table. Civolution technology also provides clients with real-time metadata describing on-air TV content. When
They may be considered different media, but internet and TV advertising are getting joined at the hip. Case in point is how knowledge of TV viewing habits is increasingly informing the online component of multi-channel ad campaigns. Kantar Media chief commercial officer Bud Breheney tells Beet.TV Ka
Google reckons the US video advertising market could hit $10 billion in the next couple of years – and says it has a full suite of services ready to help marketers capitalize on the opportunity. Media platforms sales head Jay VanDerzee tells Beet.TV Google has been playing in programmatic and
Holiday Gifts for Photographers: Plush Pillows Designed like Canon and Nikon Lenses
If you’re still doing some holiday shopping for that special photographer who has everything, this novelty item caught our eye: cuddly, plush pillows designed like classic lenses from Canon and …
Located in Philadelphia, PA, Bartram’s Garden is the oldest surviving botanical garden in North America. The lush greenery provided for a perfect backdrop for the wedding of Amy and Eriach, and …
SEC Issues More Fines Over Magnetar Deals – and Appears to Move on
by Jake Bernstein
and Jesse Eisinger
Five years after the financial crisis, the Securities and
Exchange Commission appears to be wrapping up its investigation into more than $40
billion worth of controversial mortgage deals
by A.C. Thompson
It’s been eight years since New Orleans police officers killed
Henry Glover and incinerated his
body, leaving his charred remains in a scorched Chevy Malibu parked on the
edge of the Mississippi Rive
by Nicole Collins Bronzan
As we reported with The New York Times this week, American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, thinking them ripe for use by militants. Justin Elliott joins Stephen Engelberg i
by Charles Ornstein
When HealthCare.gov and
some state-run insurance marketplaces ran into trouble with their Web sites in
October and November, they urged consumers to submit paper applications.