Carly Zinderman

AT&T, Chernin Group Take Majority Stake in Online Network

As Internet stars continue to rise over their traditional television counterparts, old media is taking notice and wanting in on the million-dollar action. Which is why Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and Chernin Group, has taken a majority stake in online multi-channel network Fullscreen.

Quaker Oats Man Gets a Milk Mustache

The Quaker Oats guy is getting a new look for the first time since 1877. The makeover is courtesy of a new partnership between America’s Milk Companies and Quaker Oats, which will feature Larry, the Quaker Oats guy sporting a milk mustache.

Twitter Bolsters Audience-Based Ad Targeting

Twitter has expanded its tailored audiences capabilities, with some of the tools designed to let Promoted Tweet advertisers mor

Spotify Jumps Into Video With Branded Advertising

Following in the footsteps of competitors Pandora and iHeartRadio, Spotify is launching video ads to help monetize its 30 million consumers who stream digital music. The first brands to run campaigns will be Ford, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Target, Wells Fargo and NBC Universal Pictures.

Obama Taps Google Exec to Lead His Tech Team

President Barack Obama today named Google's Megan Smith as his new chief technology officer.

Daimler Gets Into Ride-Sharing Apps

Daimler, owner of Mercedes-Benz, has acquired rival companies RideScout and MyTaxi to reach a new market of consumers who favor ride-sharing apps over owning a car.

American Apparel Faces Criticism for Demonstrating the Shortness of Its Miniskirts

American Apparel has once again landed in hot water for featuring questionable photos where a young woman in a plaid skirt is bending over (which arguably doubles as a racy ad for the company's underwear).