NEW YORK, USA: Amazon scored has struck a deal with HBO to distribute old shows from the premium cable TV channel to its Prime subscribers, landing a blow to rival Netflix in the streaming video battle.
24 Apr 2014 08:03
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has added virtual time travel to its Internet offerings by letting them turn back the clock on Street View images to show how places have changed over the seven years it has been collecting pictures.
24 Apr 2014 07:50
AUSTIN, US: Austin Kleon is the author of two influential and best-selling books: "Steal Like An Artist" and "Newspaper Blackout". His third book, "Show Your Work!", was published in March 2014. He was one of the keynote speakers at SXSW Interactive 2014.
By Mark Schefermann 4 Apr 2014 14:00
NEW YORK, USA: New York police were eating extra helpings of humble pie after asking people to post images of themselves and NYPD officers on Twitter - only to face a deluge of pictures of alleged police brutality.
23 Apr 2014 07:38
WASHINGTON, USA: French Economist Thomas Piketty's book on income inequality rose to the top of online retailer Amazon's best sellers.
23 Apr 2014 08:11
NEW YORK CITY, US: Fast-food chain McDonald's said yesterday its first-quarter profit dropped 5.2% amid declining sales in its key US home market, and vowed to boost global sales.
23 Apr 2014 10:56
LOS ANGELES, US: Being a multilingual business and being able to communicate with your clients in their own language makes a lot of sense.
23 Apr 2014 13:30
SAN FRANCISCO - Social games company Zynga released a version of the hit "FarmVille" game tailored for smartphones and tablets in the hope of reaping a bumper crop of new players.
22 Apr 2014 08:26
NEW YORK, USA: Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit with the results showing growth in the Web company's "core" business according to Chief Executive Marissa Mayer
16 Apr 2014 08:28
NEW YORK, USA: Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of solar-powered drones that could be used to boost Internet access to remote areas.
15 Apr 2014 09:24
WASHINGTON, US: The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.
14 Apr 2014 12:58
Creative Week is only 25 days away! This year's week-long festival of speakers, discussions, screenings and more will culminate on Friday, 9 May at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center for the 2014 One Show. Creative Week celebrates Creativity for the Greater Good. Creatives who make the world a better place will share their ideas and innovations in special, limited-seating presentations.
11 Apr 2014 09:23
PARIS, FRANCE: Agence France-Presse has launched a new internet platform called "AFP Forum", which brings together its multimedia products in six languages for clients and is partly available to the general public.
11 Apr 2014 10:27
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, now in its 57th year, has announced the World's Best TV & Films winners.
10 Apr 2014 07:49
WASHINGTON, US: The PR News' CSR Awards, announced at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on 8 April 2014, selected Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report as the winner of the Annual Report category.
10 Apr 2014 08:57
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals announced the five Torch Awards Finalist Teams selected to compete in the 30 April Pitch Challenge in New York City.
10 Apr 2014 07:59
WASHINGTON, USA: The top US film studios have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against defunct file-sharing website Megaupload, shut down by US authorities as part of a criminal probe of online piracy.
9 Apr 2014 09:20
LOS ANGELES, USA: The first show of the new "Games of Thrones" season drew HBO's biggest audience since the finale of "The Sopranos," data showed on Monday (7 April) after the broadcaster's online app crashed.
8 Apr 2014 09:05
NEW YORK, USA: The microblogging service Weibo - often described as China's version of Twitter - will raise at least US$340m in its US stock offering according to figures released over the weekend.
7 Apr 2014 08:58
AUSTIN, US: A handful of themes emerged during South by Southwest Interactive's five days of wide-ranging programs.
4 Apr 2014 07:35
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