Monday, December 27, 2010
  • AMI Gets OK For Bankruptcy Reorg

    American Media Inc. is having a relatively smooth Chapter 11 experience. The company, which publishes National Enquirer, Men's Fitness and Shape, among other titles, got approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for a bankruptcy reorganization plan which will dispense with most of the company's debt. ...Read the whole story

  • Scanbuy: 'Tis the Season for Mobile Barcodes

    American consumers are getting used to using mobile barcodes, judging by the results of a new survey by Scanbuy -- at least among people with profiles on social networks. A survey of Twitter and Facebook users found that 57% of respondents had scanned a mobile barcode at least once. ...Read the whole story

  • News Corp. Sells Fox Mobile To Jesta

    News Corp., owner of The Wall Street Journal and Fox TV, sold its Fox Mobile Group unit to investor firm Jesta Group. The division, not the first digital unit to be unloaded by the company, includes Jamster, Mobizzo and mobile video BitBop. ...Read the whole story

  • 'Undercover Boss' Boss Of Product Placement

    A new Nielsen report shows that CBS reality series "Undercover Boss" is a notable success with product placement. Part of the reason, of course, may be that the entire one-hour show highlights a brand. ...Read the whole story