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ABC's Handling Of Oscars' Online & Mobile Streaming May Set Precedent For Future "Event TV" Airings

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If you listened to the online chatter about last night’s Oscars’ telecast, you might come away with the impression that the show tanked. Well, maybe it hit a lot of sour notes in terms of its questionably comedic, and in some cases downright offensive, bits, but in terms of advertising,...
ABC's Handling Of Oscars' Online & Mobile Streaming May Set Precedent For Future "Event TV" Airings

Samsung Oscars ad to feature Tim Burton

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Samsung is taking over the Oscars. It will will run six ads during the awards ceremony, including a veritable blockbuster starring director Tim Burton. [Read more]...
Samsung Oscars ad to feature Tim Burton

Steve Jobs at the 2010 Oscars

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Steve Jobs at the 2010 Oscars

GetGlue evolves from check-ins to a personalized media guide on iPad as it hits 3 million users

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The relationship between TV and mobile apps is evolving rapidly. While apps that let you ‘check in’ to the shows you’re watching seemed innovative not so long ago, real-time viewing guides like Zeebox and Boxfish are the flavor of the moment. To that end, one of the original media check-in...
GetGlue evolves from check-ins to a personalized media guide on iPad as it hits 3 million users
Samsung’s ‘brilliant’ Galaxy Note ad named most effective in U.S. [video]

Could Facebook and Twitter Become Paparazzi Platforms?

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Whether you follow celebrity gossip or not, you might already know that Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock’s hubby Jesse James reputedly cheated on her, and that her public Facebook profile just got updated to “single”. Is this something she should have done? Should stars reveal less or more about themselves in...
Could Facebook and Twitter Become Paparazzi Platforms?

Oscars 2012: what the world (and Twitter) thinks

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What is everyone saying about the Oscars? Data specialists Infomous have taken the data from Appinions and Twitter to produce this stunning visualisation. Click on a word to change the perspective - hover over it to get a list of comment pieces. Refresh it to get the latest live resultsSimon...
Oscars 2012: what the world (and Twitter) thinks

Previewing the @StreamysAwards, the Oscars of the Web | VF Daily | Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/9TBHPr (via @vanityfairmag)

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Previewing the @StreamysAwards, the Oscars of the Web | VF Daily | Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/9TBHPr (via @vanityfairmag)

Just before the Oscars, ABC bolts from Cablevision (my cableco). This is an important story to watch. Part of bigger tale http://j.mp/d5GeW3

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Just before the Oscars, ABC bolts from Cablevision (my cableco). This is an important story to watch. Part of bigger tale http://j.mp/d5GeW3

Smoking and Tweeting in Line at the Oscars

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The Artist people were in line in front of me and now I smell like cigarettes and entitlement. –Kaui Hart Hemmings, author of The Descendants, tweeting about her Academy Awards experience. The film adaptation of her book was shut out the Oscar race, while The Artist was the big winner...
Smoking and Tweeting in Line at the Oscars

Tableau Software's IPO Pops Big: Shares Skyrocket Up ~60% (DATA)

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As expected, Tableau Software is having a killer IPO. The stock was initially priced at $31 a share (a price raised twice yesterday) and investors gobbled it up. At one point this morning, it hit $50 a share. It's now trading just under ~$49, up ~60%. Tableau makes big data...
Tableau Software's IPO Pops Big: Shares Skyrocket Up ~60% (DATA)

Steve Jobs at the 2010 Oscars

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Great photo by Zadi Diaz. (Via Dave Winer.)  ★ ...
Steve Jobs at the 2010 Oscars

Are You Following The Olympics?

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We experience events like the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the Oscars, and the State of the Union address together by watching them on television—it's the next best thing to being there for most of us. I (@ChloeS) collaborate with our media partners, and have enjoyed watching them weave together new...
Are You Following The Olympics?

Viral Video: "The Dictator" Oscar-Punks Ryan Seacrest All Over the Red Carpet

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This is perhaps my fave moment from the dullish Oscars last night: Sacha Baron Cohen — in character as General Alladeen from the Republic of Wadiya from his upcoming movie, “The Dictator” — spilling the ashes of “my doubles tennis partner, Kim Jong-il,” on “E!” red-carpet host Ryan Seacrest....
Viral Video: "The Dictator" Oscar-Punks Ryan Seacrest All Over the Red Carpet

Google debuts event page for Academy Awards ceremony

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Destination page aims to keep movie fans informed and engaged in the Oscars in the days leading up to the ceremony Sunday. [Read more]...
Google debuts event page for Academy Awards ceremony

As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

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With the world of apps no longer in its early days, we are starting to see the emergence of a lot more services that give developers more sophisticated ways of interacting with users, and monetizing what they create. One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging...
As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

Did Blog Buzz for “Hurt Locker” Predict Its Oscar Win?

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The blogosphere was literally split down the middle in terms of online buzz around the 82nd Academy Awards Best Picture nominees. Both Avatar and The Hurt Locker each maxed out with three quarters of a percent (.75%) of blog post buzz across the web.The data in question comes from...
Did Blog Buzz for “Hurt Locker” Predict Its Oscar Win?

EU Commission announces The Europioneers: The European Tech Entrepeneur of the Year Awards

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Today, the European Commission announces The Europioneers, an initiative to celebrate Europe’s finest technology entrepreneurs. Supported by yours truly, The Next Web, this prestigious technology award will be awarded to Europe’s Tech Entrepreneur of the Year. Giving technology entrepreneurship in Europe visibility on a national, regional and global scale. The...
EU Commission announces The Europioneers: The European Tech Entrepeneur of the Year Awards

Hurt Locker producer Banned from Oscars for Avatar nastygram

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Hurt Locker producer Banned from Oscars for Avatar nastygram

Angelina Jolie’s leg finds its way onto Statue of Liberty

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Meet your newest Internet meme: legbombing. Internet pranksters took notice of the pains Angelina Jolie took to draw attention to her right leg, which peeked out from the thigh-high slit of her Versace gown at the Oscars on Sunday. So, they decided to edit the limb into all kinds of...
Angelina Jolie’s leg finds its way onto Statue of Liberty

Oscars 2010: Best Actress Sandra Bullock leads Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz in a shimmering display of silver - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1256195/Oscars-2010-Best-Actress-Sandra-Bullock-leads-Kate-Winslet-Helen-Mirren-shimmering-displa

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Oscars 2010: Best Actress Sandra Bullock leads Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz in a shimmering display of silver - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1256195/Oscars-2010-Best-Actress-Sandra-Bullock-leads-Kate-Winslet-Helen-Mirren-shimmering-displa

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Punks Up Her Hair With Blue Streaks

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala is all about the fashion. Some even call The Met Gala the 'fashion Oscars' Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is usually considered one of the tech industry's best dressed. But for the Met Gala she chose to punk up her hair with...
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Punks Up Her Hair With Blue Streaks

"Arrested Development" Comes to Dive Into Media: Make Room for Will Arnett, Mitch Hurwitz and Brian Grazer

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So perhaps you’ve heard: Last week Netflix made its first big foray into original content, when it debuted “House of Cards,” the Kevin Spacey/David Fincher political drama. The video streaming company will be doing four more of these in the next year or so, but its next very big splash...
"Arrested Development" Comes to Dive Into Media: Make Room for Will Arnett, Mitch Hurwitz and Brian Grazer

George Clooney: Nicest Guy at the Oscars 2010

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George Clooney: Nicest Guy at the Oscars 2010

Aereo Celebrates a Court Victory with Clever Marketing: Free Web TV for an Hour, or a Dollar for a Day

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Fresh off the heels of a court victory, Barry Diller’s Aereo is ramping up its marketing push with a clever new pricing scheme: The TV-on-the-Web service is rolling out new plans that will let users sample the service for free, buy it for a single day, or lock in for...
Aereo Celebrates a Court Victory with Clever Marketing: Free Web TV for an Hour, or a Dollar for a Day

Tumblr CEO David Karp Now Partying With Diddy After Selling His Company For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

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Tumblr's CEO, David Karp is now pretty rich. About a month ago he sold his company to Yahoo for $1.1 billion. The success has helped the young entrepreneur to shed his previously "nerdy" persona and now he's partying with superstars like, Sean "Diddy" Combs. Page Six reports, "the newly minted...
Tumblr CEO David Karp Now Partying With Diddy After Selling His Company For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

robsheridan: This great fan-made James Bond 50th anniversary...

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robsheridan: This great fan-made James Bond 50th anniversary montage is way, way better than the one they played at the Oscars. Fan-fucking-tastic....
robsheridan: This great fan-made James Bond 50th anniversary...

TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

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How studios and networks continue to profit after the Academy Awards. Taking social media food photography to the next level. NBC struggles to recover from its ratings plunge....
TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

Great News About Those Terrible Oscars: You Can Watch Them Again!

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Twitter and Facebook consensus about last night’s Oscars: Worst ever! Weirdly, though, all of you seemed to keep watching, or at least typing about it. Presumably so you could warn everyone else about how bad it was? In any case, this is normally the point where I tell everyone who...
Great News About Those Terrible Oscars: You Can Watch Them Again!
James Franco and the Galaxy Note 10.1: jacks of all trades, masters of none
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