PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea said Friday that it executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2....
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle marks the unprecedented fall from grace of one of the most powerful figures in North Korea and the most serious political upheaval in the country in decades....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from Republicans....
Today’s Scuttlebot: The Year the ‘Stream’ Crested, and Celebrities Ride Lyft
Thursday's highlights from around the web include an argument about too much information being a bad thing. Plus, what happens when you put Ice Cube and Conan O'Brien into a Lyft car?
Google executives paid below market rates for fuel purchased from the Defense Department for their nine private aircraft, a report from NASA's inspector general says.
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
Twitter restores blocking function after outcry
Twitter said late Thursday that it had reversed course after an intense public outcry and will restore a feature that allows users to "block" unwanted followers.