Monday, August 23, 2010
  • Appolicious Adds New Yahoo, Android Sites, Expands Search

    After entering into a partnership with Yahoo in April, social-flavored app directory Appolicious is building on the alliance with a new property dedicated to Yahoo apps. And highlighting the rapid rise of Google Android's platform, the startup has also revamped its site for Android apps and introduced its own Android app. ...Read the whole story

  • Why Nokia Might Have Bought Mobile U.S. Analytics Firm Motally

    Nokia gobbled up the mobile analytics company Motally, with plans to integrate the technology into its Ovi applications store. The acquisition, announced Friday, should close before the end of the third quarter. ...Read the whole story

  • Pepsi Bottlers Add Digital To Media Mix

    PepsiCo has gained widespread attention for its social media initiatives, including its Refresh project and Mountain Dew's Dewmocracy campaign to crowd-source new flavors. And the beverage giant's decision not to run a Super Bowl ad this year underscored its broader shift away from traditional to emerging media. ...Read the whole story

  • Coalition Urges Supreme Court To Consider File Sharers 'Innocent Infringers'

    A coalition of law professors and other attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether people who share music over peer-to-peer networks can be considered "innocent infringers." If the Supreme Court ultimately agrees with that argument, file-sharers could still be liable for copyright infringement, but with damages of only $200 per infringement rather than the current minimum of $750. ...Read the whole story

  • Total Beauty Media Acquires LimeLife

    Media company Total Beauty Media on Friday announced the acquisition of female lifestyle and celebrity news site LimeLife.com. LimeLife, which offers its services across multiple platforms, including the Web and mobile, puts out celebrity news, fashion tips, and lifestyle information. ...Read the whole story

Who Cares If The Web Is Dead? MediaPost Appy Awards To Honor Best Apps Across All Devices, Platforms

Amid the current debate about the death of Web lay a perhaps more pertinent matter: the rise of the app. The Web may or may not be dead, but the app is very much alive. Whether ...More