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The Best-Loved Brands in the LGBT Community Is supporting gay rights good for business?

Many major brands have been vocal on both sides of the gay rights issue. It’s not advertising—and for that reason, it may be the best kind of marketing. YouGov BrandIndex found…

June 24, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

Why Amazon's New Phone Threatens Retailers Built-in showrooming spells trouble for bricks-and-mortar stores

Amazon today unveiled its highly anticipated smartphone—dubbed Amazon Fire Phone—that will give the e-commerce giant yet another piece of ammunition against retailers in its goal to own online shopping through…

June 18, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT

Amazon Reportedly Will Launch Music-Streaming Service This Summer Just the latest premium service from e-commerce giant

Amazon will launch a music-streaming service under its Prime membership plan, BuzzFeed reported Thursday. According to the news site, the e-commerce giant has inked deals with two out of the three…

May 29, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

Google Beats Apple in List of World’s Most Valuable Brands Brand value highlights tech sector growth

Google, Apple, IBM and Microsoft are the companies that rank the highest in terms of brand value, according to a new study commissioned by WPP and conducted by Millward Brown.…

May 20, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

Internet Activist Campaign Over Net Neutrality Escalates Will protest of FCC rules become another SOPA?

Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon…

May 12, 2014, 6:37 AM EDT

Twitter-Amazon Deal May Get Retailers Into Hijacking Mode Let the #AmazonCart Promoted Tweet bids begin

Amazon and Twitter are going to make shopping easier on the latter's social media platform. When Twitter users observe a tweet that moves them to purchase, they can reply with…

May 5, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT

Microsoft Tells Advertisers It's Committed to Content With Xbox Shows Interactive key to viewing

Microsoft’s Xbox studio arm is getting ready to churn out shows. The company rolled out a lineup of new entertainment projects at today’s NewFronts presentation to pitch the ad world…

April 28, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT

5 Great Shows You Can’t See on Linear TV Yes, they're as good as television

If you're promoting or buying programming during this year's Digital Content NewFronts, one question you'll inevitably hear from clients is: "Yes, it's good—but is it as good as television?" Every…

April 27, 2014, 8:27 PM EDT

HBO Shows Including The Sopranos Coming to Amazon Prime Library content finally finds a non-authenticated home

Amazon has declared once again that it isn't kidding when it comes to fighting the streaming service wars: the company has signed an exclusive deal with HBO to distribute library…

April 23, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

Diller: Aereo Is ‘Finished’ If It Loses Supreme Court Battle Should it prevail, the company will expand to top U.S. markets

Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor. Speaking to anchor Erik Schatzker during an appearance on Bloomberg…

April 2, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

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