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Topic: iTunes

Twitter Drops Music App, Amps Up Media Ambitions

Positions social platform to leapfrog Pandora for mobile ad revenue

Like a new album, Twitter Music leaked early with a CNET report that the social platform had signed (acquired) music discovery service We Are Hunted. Then last week word began…

Apple's Music Tech Firm Looks to Push Into TV Ads

Gracenote aims to make advanced and social TV ads a reality

Given then the meteoric growth of second-screen TV viewing, coupled with the excitement surrounding Web-connected TV, advertisers are drooling over the possibilities of advanced TV advertising. Of course, so was…

Discovery App Looks to Own TV Experience

Matcha.tv inks partnerships with HBO, Turner, other programmers

The war for control of the TV screen, specifically the battle over which company or companies will own the user interface—and by default, the relationship with the average viewer—has only…

Information Diet: Alton Brown

Food Network star has no qualms about binging on books, magazines

Specs Age 50 Accomplishments Creator and host of Peabody Award-winning Good Eats on Food Network; host of Iron Chef America; mentor on The Next Food Network Star; recipient of 2011 James Beard…

Facebook Credits: Marketers Say Good Riddance

Removes consumer perception problems, say experts

There will be no funeral for Facebook Credits among the companies that ran Credits-based campaigns for advertisers. Even Plink, a loyalty rewards company that initially built its entire business around…

Information Diet: Will Forte

'SNL' alum gets his sports news fix from Yahoo, ESPN and talk radio

Age 41 Accomplishments Appears in Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy (both opening June 15); guest stars on 30 Rock; former Saturday Night Live cast member; starred in MacGruber Base Los…

Ad of the Day: iTunes

Apple revisits its digital Beatles catalog with a journey through the band's cover art

It was huge news in November 2010 when Apple finally struck an agreement to bring the Beatles to iTunes. "It has been a long and winding road to get here.…

'FT' Goes After U.S. Audience With Ad Campaign

Message focuses on economic jitters

After making waves by bypassing Apple’s iTunes store, Pearson’s Financial Times is looking to grow its U.S. audience with a large-scale marketing campaign. The multimedia campaign will launch Sept. 6 and…

Apple Releases Beta Version of Cloud Music Service to Developers

iTunes Match lets users stream libraries

iTunes users are one step closer to being able to access any song, anywhere. Last night, Apple released the beta version of iTunes Match—also known as “iTunes in the cloud”—to…

Time Inc. Launches New Tablet Strategy

Apple subscriptions deal still eludes company, though

Time Inc. is making it easier for readers to access its magazines in digital form. The company announced Wednesday that it will make all 21 of its U.S. titles available…

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