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Silicon Alley's Night Out Time Inc. throws party for city's top startups

Wednesday night, for the second year in a row, Time Inc. threw a party to fete its list of 10 NYC Startups To Watch. Several of the company's leaders sat…

May 17, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT

Facebook Moving Toward an Ad Network? Sure Seems Like It Company's recent policy changes stir speculation

Last Friday Facebook announced it was making changes to its data use policy. The company has posted a document online that lays out the full gamut of additions and deletions it…

May 15, 2012, 4:59 PM EDT

Facebook IPO Colors Internet Week Diller down, ecosystem up on the stock

For the most part, conference sessions can be canned affairs. But, for the most part, that’s not the case when Barry Diller’s onstage. It may be that the IAC chairman…

May 15, 2012, 7:39 AM EDT

Yahoo Banks on Its Data With Genome Audience Platform First-party data trumps third party, says panel

Headlining Scott Thompson's legacy at Yahoo will probably be the swirl of events that led to his departure after only four months as CEO (though his resume may say otherwise).…

May 14, 2012, 3:32 PM EDT

Startups, Agencies (Try to) Build Relations Frustrations abound, partnerships not so much

Would an advertising agency ever create the next Foursquare or Tumblr, asked James Cooper, chief creative innovation officer of JWT New York, during a panel yesterday on pitching startups to…

March 12, 2012, 12:53 PM EDT

Barry Diller Talks Aereo Lawsuit and Location-Based Services The feisty media mogul welcomes a fight with broadcast nets

Save the hype surrounding location-based social discovery apps like Highlight, Glancee and Sonar. That talk bores Barry Diller, chairman and senior executive of IAC. Diller, who also serves as chairman…

March 11, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT

Thank Warcraft for Your Social-Mobile Game's Success Incentivized "freemium" model cited as key strategy

The secret to socializing and monetizing mobile gaming? There is none, considering it's long been used by online multiplayer goliath World of Warcraft, which counted 10.3 million subscribers last November.…

March 10, 2012, 7:38 PM EST

Brands Infiltrate the Digerati Virgin Mobile, NFL teams among unusual attendees at SXSWi

Virgin Mobile usually hits up the SXSW Music festival to scout up-and-coming bands for its Virgin Mobile FreeFest concert or Virgin Mobile Live Radio, "but now the new rock stars…

March 10, 2012, 5:26 PM EST