Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Eye Corp Bows Jukebox Network

    Eye Corp Media -- an out-of-home advertising company with a network of place-based media in over 300 malls around the country -- is branching out into nightlife venues through a partnership with AMI Entertainment Network, which has installed digital jukeboxes in over 23,000 bars and restaurants nationwide. ...Read the whole story

  • Evoniuk Named CTO For Evite

    With an eye on mobile, Evite has named Perry Evoniuk as its new chief technology officer. On an annual basis, Evite helps users plan some 6 million parties and other gatherings, according to internal estimates. ...Read the whole story

  • Microsoft Moves Onto Google's Android OS Open Territory

    Cyanogen, a mobile operating system, inked a partnership to bundle Microsoft's services into its open standard Android OS platform. The partnership will bundle Bing services, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office to run on Android mobile devices. This means Microsoft's apps can act as a replacement for the ones Google releases on Android devices like Gmail, Maps, Hangouts, and more. ...Read the whole story

  • Gannett, ViewLift To Develop Sports Video Services

    Gannett's partnership with application provider ViewLift to develop digital sports video services focuses on streaming sports-related apps, content and entertainment services across smartphones, tablets, televisions, and PCs. ...Read the whole story

  • Periscope Trumps Arch-Rival Meerkat In Tweets

    Despite their catchy names and early hype, most consumers couldn't name a single live-video app. Yet, among early adopters, Periscope appears to be taking an early lead on arch-rival Meerkat. Periscope was experiencing more than 10 times the activity of Meerkat, based on tweets. Periscope owes its success to Twitter, which recently acquired the app. ...Read the whole story

  • Yahoo, Microsoft Restructure Search Alliance

    Microsoft's Bing and Yahoo made some changes to keep the search partnership "productive." The revised deal gives Yahoo the ability to enhance the search user interface on any platform from desktop to mobile. Integrating the sales teams will allow the duo to bring efficiencies in ad buying, selling and serving. ...Read the whole story

Around The Net

37% of Large Retailers to Deploy Beacons This Year

Many large and small retailers plan to deploy beacons this year but those in the middle, not so much. Comprehensive research around beacon deployment has been somewhat scarce in the market to date. We know beacon ...More