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."
Google: Gmail Image Change May Improve Open Rate Data, But Will Strip Other User Data
With more information coming in this afternoon, it appears that Google’s image serving change in Gmail is a mixed bag (at best) for marketers. Google announced today that it’s going to start serving images sent to Gmail users from its own servers, not from the sender’s servers....
Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Gmail Image Serving Change Should Give Email Marketing A Boost Good news for email marketers today, as Google has announced a change in how it.
We’ve published an updated story with information from Google about what today’s change means for tracking email marketing. Please see Google: Gmail Image Change May Improve Open Rate Data, But Will Strip Other User Data for more information. Google has announced a change in how it...
A video ad for Pantene in the Philippines is picking up steam, gaining more than five million views on YouTube and over 105,000 shares according to Unruly’s Viral Video Chart. A commentary on the role of women in the workplace and how they are perceived, the Pantene “Labels Against...
Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly: Jesus Christ & Santa Claus Were Totally White
"By the way, for all you kids watching at home, Santa is white but this person is just arguing that maybe we should also have a black Santa. Santa is what he is and just so you know, we are debating this because someone wrote about it, kids. Just because it makes you feel uncomfortable doesn't mean
France's Manif Pour Tous yesterday released dozens of chickens outside of Parliament in Paris in yet another bizarre anti-gay marriage protest. What was it all in aid of? Well, the unleashing of the chickens was, of all things, a protest by anti-gay marriage movement La Manif Pour Tous (the Demo for
CPJ Internet Channel: While tech companies call for spying reform, telcos silent
On Monday, eight of the world's leading technology companies set aside their rivalries to issue a direct challenge to U.S. lawmakers: lead the world by example and fix America's broken surveillance state. Although the tech companies' statement sends a powerful message, notably absent from the letter
The concept of network neutrality holds that all Internet traffic should be treated equal and that Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, should serve as free-flowing gateways for information rather than as filters. But in politically polarized Venezuela, neutrality is an increasingly rare commodity a
Everyone agreed at the panel discussion I took part in yesterday in Washington that the fate of about two dozen journalists working for The New York Times and Bloomberg News in China is unresolved. No one knows what will happen by the ostensible deadline of midnight, December 31, 2013,...
Police arrested four journalists on December 3, 2013, and detained them for nearly a week for covering a peaceful protest in the capital of the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland, according to local journalists and human rights organizations....