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WebData Solutions Raises $4.5M To Let E-Commerce Companies Monitor Competitors
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
WebData Solutions Raises $4.5M To Let E-Commerce Companies Monitor Competitors

TechCrunch reports "Leipzig, Germany-based WebData Solutions is another startup playing in the retail intelligence space. The company, founded in 2012 as a spin-off from a Leipzig University research project, provides a Big Data-based service, called Blackbee, that crawls the web in real-time to enable retailers and manufacturers to keep a better tab on competitors, and take action accordingly." Read More

Machinima Pacts with Vimeo, Which Commits at Least $500,000 to Original Video Content
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Machinima Pacts with Vimeo, Which Commits at Least $500,000 to Original Video Content

Variety reports "Machinima, the Warner Bros.-backed multichannel network focused on fandom and gamer culture, inked a pact with Vimeo to provide the opportunity for the MCN’s 30,000 creators to sell video on the Vimeo on-demand platform." Read More

Tom Rothman Replaces Amy Pascal At Sony Pictures Entertainment
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Tom Rothman Replaces Amy Pascal At Sony Pictures Entertainment

Deadline reports " It came down to Tom Rothman and Doug Belgrad, and someone had to lose in the battle to succeed Amy Pascal. Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO Michael Lynton today went with Rothman, the head of TriStar and the former longtime co-leader of 20th Century Fox’s filmed entertainment division." Read More

Pebble’s new Kickstarter raises $1 million in record time
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Pebble’s new Kickstarter raises $1 million in record time

Mashable reports "Pebble hit its latest Kickstarter goal in no time at all. The smartwatch maker met its latest Kickstarter funding goal of $500,000 in just 33 minutes on Tuesday and topped the $1 million mark after 49 minutes, setting a new record." Read More

Here’s How Google Instantly Built Real-Time Ads to Promote Oscar-Winning Movies
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Here’s How Google Instantly Built Real-Time Ads to Promote Oscar-Winning Movies

Adweek reports "Google hit the Oscars with a rare real-time marketing campaign, one that quickly began promoting links to buy and stream the winning films moments after stars accepted their awards." Read More

Comcast Drops More WiFi Strategy Hints
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Comcast Drops More WiFi Strategy Hints

Multichannel News reports "With Cablevision Systems' launch of a WiFi-only phone service still fresh in everyone's mind, the topic of how WiFi-fueled services might fit into Comcast’s future was a hot one on the MSO’s fourth quarter earnings call Tuesday." Read More

Evening News Ratings: NBC Wins Total Viewers While ABC Reclaims News Demo
/ February 24, 2015 10:46 am
Evening News Ratings: NBC Wins Total Viewers While ABC Reclaims News Demo

Broadcasting & Cable reports "In his second week filling in for the suspended Brian Williams, Lester Holt again kept NBC Nightly News in the lead among total viewers for the week of Feb. 16." Read More

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