Topic: Telecomm

Report: Hulu Planning Major Biz Model Shift?

Many in the TV and digital media businesses have wondered whether Hulu—the joint venture between News Corp., NBC Universal and Disney—can survive long term. Now, according to the Wall Street…

January 27, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Sirius XM Challenges FCC, Looks to Raise Rates

One month after Sirius XM signed Howard Stern to a new, and likely lucrative contract, the subscription satellite radio service is looking to raise its rates. But first, it needs…

January 25, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

ASME Launches New Web Guidelines

With Web sites increasingly permissive about the kinds of ads they’ll accept, the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) is trying to push back. The new guidelines, which ASME is announcing…

January 25, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Democrats Likely to Put Up a Fight Over Net Neutrality

Internet companies and broadband providers, take note: There are bound to be some fireworks over net neutrality in the House now that Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., has been elected as…

January 20, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Demand Media Going Public

Soon, Wall Street will determine just how many millions of dollars all those $15 freelance articles are really worth: Demand Media is set to go public next week.According to,…

January 20, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Eric Schmidt Steps Down as CEO of Google

Eric Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of Google.In a surprising turn of events, Schmidt will relinquish his responsibilities to co-founder Larry Page starting on Apr. 4 after nearly a…

January 20, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

ANA Stresses Online Privacy Self-Regulation

The Association of National Advertisers delivered a wake-up call to its members Tuesday, urging them to get on board with the online privacy self-regulation efforts before the feds could beat…

January 19, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

AdGenesis Inks Reward-Based Ads Deal

Increasingly, people are going out of their way to avoid ads. But a company called AdGenesis is betting it can make consumers do just the opposite. The company is an…

January 18, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Pubs Push Own Ad Nets (Updated)

For years now, many big-name publishers have resisted the siren song of digital ad exchanges. True, the exchanges offer companies the possibility that they can move more of their inventory…

January 16, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

AOL Inks Deal With Sporting News

AOL has decided to outsource its sports coverage.The company announced a partnership with Sporting News that will see AOL’s become Essentially starting on March 1, Sporting News will…

January 14, 2011, 12:00 AM EST