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Lionsgate Sought Deal Talks With Sony Hacked Emails Reveal
/ December 17, 2014 9:03 am
Lionsgate Sought Deal Talks With Sony Hacked Emails Reveal

Deadline reports "Lionsgate execs wanted to meet Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai and “toss around ideas about a possible merger or acquisition,” according to an August 20 email from Sony Corp. of America President Nicole Seligman to her boss, SCA chief Michael Lynton, Reuters reports." Read More

What’s Holding Programmatic Advertising Back?
/ December 17, 2014 9:03 am
What’s Holding Programmatic Advertising Back?

AdAge reports "Fast-forward 60 years, and the TV ad market had grown up. U.S. TV ad spending topped $64 billion last year, and is projected to grow between 3% and 5% per year over the next five years." Read More

With Vessel, Jason Kilar Hopes To Create A Hulu For The YouTube Generation
/ December 17, 2014 9:03 am
With Vessel, Jason Kilar Hopes To Create A Hulu For The YouTube Generation

TechCrunch reports "Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is finally ready to take the wraps off what he’s been working on for the past 18 months… and, well, it looks a lot like Hulu. But while that service was built to usher TV into the digital world, Kilar and his team are focused on creating a product around creators who already have videos and an audience online." Read More

Michael Wolff on digital media in 2015: ‘A deluge of crap’
/ December 17, 2014 9:03 am
Michael Wolff on digital media in 2015: ‘A deluge of crap’

Digiday reports "An outspoken observer in an industry not lacking for observers, Wolff stands out for hisatonal proclamations and ability to make enemies. In an interview with Digiday last year, the award-winning USA Today and Hollywood Reporter columnist said the state of digital media was “pretty damn bleak” and correctly predicted a ramping up in competition for reaching brands." Read More

T-Mobile launches Data Stash so you can save your unused data for later
/ December 16, 2014 8:38 am
T-Mobile launches Data Stash so you can save your unused data for later

VentureBeat reports "T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier pitch is here: In an effort to stand out from the pack, the mobile carrier now lets all users save their unused data." Read More

Apple Pay Now Supports Cards That Make Up 90% Of U.S. Credit Purchases
/ December 16, 2014 8:38 am
Apple Pay Now Supports Cards That Make Up 90% Of U.S. Credit Purchases

TechCrunch reports "Apple Pay is gaining steam, just months after launch, with the company revealing to the NYT that it now supports cards from providers that make up 90 percent of the credit card purchases made in the U.S." Read More

Coca-Cola Ends Sponsorship Of ‘American Idol’ (EXCLUSIVE)
/ December 16, 2014 8:38 am
Coca-Cola Ends Sponsorship Of ‘American Idol’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety reports "Coke adds life, or so a popular 1976 ad slogan for the popular soda once bragged. It has certainly done just that for “American Idol,” the venerable Fox program that has long featured big cups festooned with logos for various drinks made by Coca-Cola laid out on its judges’ table. What Coke adds, however, it can also take away." Read More

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