Friday, March 2, 2012
  • Google Appeals Ruling About WiFi Interceptions

    Google is asking a federal appellate court to dismiss a privacy lawsuit stemming from the company's admission that its Street View cars collected URLs, passwords and emails sent over unencrypted WiFi networks. ...Read the whole story

  • OMD Remains Top Gunn, Dominates Media Creativity For 6th Consecutive Year

    If the ad industry's major creative media awards are the measure, OMD remains the most creative media shop in the world. The Omnicom unit once again took top honors in the Gunn Report for Media's annual round-up of the ad industry's major media awards programs, marking the sixth consecutive year it has held the top spot. ...Read the whole story

  • Young Sports Fans Favor Web Over TV

    Sports fans still love their big screens, but new research indicates the Web is changing how athletics are enjoyed worldwide. Across Europe, the Web has surpassed TV as the primary platform for 18-to-35 viewers to watch their favorite sport, according to new research conducted by Havas Sport & Entertainment for the Global Sports Forum Barcelona. ...Read the whole story

  • Zynga Readies New Game Platform

    Declaring its independence from Facebook -- sort of -- Zynga is launching a new gaming hub that allows users to play on its Web site rather than through the social networking giant. Demonstrating that it can prosper separately from its long-standing symbiotic relationship with Facebook has been one of Zynga's main goals as a newly public company. ...Read the whole story

  • Augmented Reality Puts Consumers In The Game

    Game developers will soon have the ability to connect Total Immersion's augmented reality technology with Unity, creating D'Fusion for Unity, a gaming tool that will create immersive video games for consoles and smartphones and tablets. ...Read the whole story

  • Budweiser Says, This QR Code's For You

    If you ever wondered where your beer came from, then Anheuser Busch says, this QR code is for you. In a campaign aimed at promoting the quality and local roots of its brewing process, the Budweiser brand has created the "Track Your Bud" program that gives drinkers the progeny of the brew they are imbibing. ...Read the whole story

Kate Upton For President?

David Horsey -- who, according to his bio snippet on the "L.A. Times" Web site is a "Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and columnist (and) a political commentator for the Los Angeles Times -- recently expended ...More