Tuesday, May 22, 2012
  • Hulu To Debut 3 Original Series

    Delving deeper into original content, Hulu just unveiled three new series and seven exclusively licensed TV shows previously unavailable to U.S. audiences. Premiering throughout the summer, the half-hour shows include " Spoilers," a movie 'revue' hosted by filmmaker and geek god Kevin Smith; "Up To Speed," Richard Linklater's travel series, and "We Got Next," a comedy that follows a pickup basketball team. ...Read the whole story

  • Carrier IQ Loses Preliminary Round In Privacy Lawsuit

    A judge has ruled that software developer Carrier IQ must face claims that it violated California's relatively stringent privacy laws by allegedly logging keystrokes on mobile devices. ...Read the whole story

  • Clear Channel Airports Flies New Mobile App

    Clear Channel Airports has partnered with SapientNitro to launch a new version of its "FlySmart" mobile travel app. Its new features include customized content from participating airports, flight push notifications and detailed information from Bing Maps to help travelers navigate restaurant as well as retail, terminal, gates and baggage claims. ...Read the whole story

  • Verve Adds NBC Stations, Hearst Newspapers, Digital First and Hoak

    Verve Wireless has added scores of new TV and newspaper properties to its network of mobile sites, including NBC Owned Television Stations, Hearst newspapers and Hoak Media TV stations. ...Read the whole story

Around The Net

  • Cable Co.'s Expand Free Wi-FiCNET

    Supporting the spread of the mobile Web, top cable operators are coming together to offer free Wi-Fi access to their broadband customers in more than 50,000 hotspots around the country. This week, Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, and Time Warner Cable agreed to enable each other's broadband customers to access their metro Wi-Fi hot spots. “The companies are calling the new network ‘CableWiFi,’ so that subscribers will be able to find the hot spots when they're roaming outside their own cable territory,” CNet reports. Cablevision, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable have been working together on the project since ... ...Read the whole story

  • New Tremor Tool Takes On Mobile Device Fragmentation TechCrunch
  • Jumptap: Consumers Check-in on Mobile for TravelSymbianOne
Shut That Off! Or Oversharing In The Age of Personal Broadcasting

With an HD recorder in hand, we are all media companies now, and our lives are the TV series. Mobile devices are one of the great new tools for connecting with one another. What will they ...More


  • Point And Shop: QR-Coded Outdoor Campaign Helps Commuters Plan Dinner

    Answering the age-old question of what's for dinner is an outdoor and mobile campaign by Allrecipes running in Los Angeles. The "Fix Dinner" campaign uses pictures of the most popular local recipes in L.A. on Allrecipes.com ...More

  • Online Window Shopping Sales Converters

    According to the hybris 2012 "MultiChannel Shopping Survey," even while shopping in a brick-and-mortar store, consumers continue to turn to digital channels with 19% reporting that they browse their mobile device while in-store. 66% do so ...More