When you're trying to decide what's hip and what's square, there's really only one place to look: Michael Wolff writing in USA Today.
Wolff is a serial Internet failure who is nevertheless a highly successful self-promoter. The two don't go together at all, especially considering that he promotes h ... More >>
Given how Silicon Valley moguls flee from the term "media company," you'd almost think it was as bad as "child-porn merchant." But whether they like it or not, companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are media companies. They don't have precisely the same business models as News Corp., Disne ... More >>
Specific Media, now the owners of MySpace, took Justin Timberlake on stage with them Monday night at the Consumer Electronic Show, and with a lot of fanfare, they announced ... essentially nothing.
The purported big news is that MySpace is revolutionizing television by bringing it to the Web an ... More >>
When I was a staff editor at the tech-news site CNET News.com in the late '90s, one of the top editors there used to insist that we "localize" big news events by writing about how they were being covered and discussed on the Internet. So, for example, the death of Princess Di and the impeachment ... More >>
Apple TV, the final frontier.
At AllThingsDigital conference in Los Angeles today, Apple CEO Steve Jobs seemingly put the kibosh on Apple's foray into the television market, stating, "The problem with innovation in the TV industry is the go-to-market strategy ... Ask TiVo, ask Roku, ask us... ask ... More >>