Topic: online

Illinois Kicks Off Online Lotto Sales to Draw Younger Players Twenty-one other states considering new purchase model

On the heels of last week’s Mega Millions fever, Illinois became the first state to allow players to buy lottery tickets online. The state is using this new opportunity to…

April 4, 2012, 6:38 AM EDT

First Mover: Jeff Urban The Whistle co-founder and father of four wants to make sports viewing safe for kids

What led to the idea for a multi-platform sports destination for kids? Were you getting tired of having your own see lots of beer ads? I met the two other founders,…

March 25, 2012, 10:33 PM EDT

Forecast: Online Political Ad Spend Still Tiny Only 1.5% of total spending, but a spike from 2008 election

Many of the headlines this year have referenced politicians embracing digital media to court voters and donors, but the ad dollars spent online are predicted to be comparably low. Online…

March 8, 2012, 11:36 AM EST

Sugar Inc. to Buy Circle of Moms Social Network PopSugar owner also considering IPO

Online media and commerce company Sugar Inc. has agreed to buy Circle of Moms, a social network of 6 million mothers. Sugar Inc., which operates entertainment news blog PopSugar, declined to…

February 23, 2012, 1:56 PM EST

Data Points: Big Screen Even as more Americans download and watch movies online, the theater experience is more popular than ever

Infographic: Carlos Monteiro

February 21, 2012, 9:22 PM EST

Turner, CBS Say College Hoops Fans Must Pay—Somehow Wanted: proof of cable subscription, or $3.99

RIP, MMOD. Turner Sports and CBS Sports, which last year became partners in broadcasting the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, have shaken up the way they deliver the tournament’s 67 games via…

February 16, 2012, 12:55 PM EST

Publishers Form NewsRight to License Content Online Former ABC News president Westin named CEO

There’s no question that readers' appetite for news is more voracious than ever. But as news consumption migrates online, newspapers and other major news organizations are facing huge financial challenges…

January 5, 2012, 10:19 AM EST

Engadget Alumni Launch The Verge New tech site from SB Nation

Former Engadget editor Josh Topolsky has unveiled The Verge, a new site dedicated to tech. The site launched early on Nov. 1. Topolsky says the new site will not just be…

November 1, 2011, 7:53 AM EDT

'Post' Launches New Effort to Reach the Non-Tweeting Masses 87% of readers don't use social network

Back in August, Twitter launched “Fast Follow,” a feature that uses SMS to allow people to follow Twitter accounts even if they haven't signed up for the social networking service.…

October 11, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT

Bloomberg, 'Post' Tap Social Media Companies for GOP Debate Co-sponsors using LinkedIn, Quora, and Instagram

Technology has been playing a large role in the presidential primary debates this year. Google and YouTube have each cosponsored a GOP debate, drawing on data and video contributions to…

October 10, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT