Friday, December 2, 2016
  • Telemundo Launches First Virtual Reality Campaign

    The VR campaign promotes the upcoming new series, "El Chema," a story inspired by real-life events involving a drug kingpin resembling El Chapo that includes an escape from a high-security prison. It centers around "The Chema: A 360 Escape" to give fans the opportunity to undertake a daring VR tunnel escape from a high-security prison. ...Read the whole story

  • Chic Backfires, As Lands' End Losses Mount

    The biggest problem is in the Canvas by Lands' End division, a sub-brand the company had hoped would draw in a younger, more chic shopper. Then CEO Federica Marchionni left. ...Read the whole story

  • CBS Adds Live Sunday Game NFL Content To CBS All Access

    CBS is expanding its lucrative NFL content for its growing CBS All Access digital TV service with Sunday afternoon games, and next year will add its Thursday night contests. CBS' linear TV "NFL on CBS" package will be available on CBS All Access starting this Sunday, Dec. 4 ...Read the whole story

    Around The Net

    • Diversity Not Part Of Tech Founders' PlansRe/code

      Our At Least They're Honest Award: More than 80% of technology founders say they have no formal plans or policies to help foster diversity and inclusion at their startups. At the same time, 54% of respondents say they do have some strategy, but nothing formal. And nearly one out of three founders says their startup has not even discussed the topics of diversity and inclusion in the past year.  ...Read the whole story

    • Spotify Launches 'Singles' And 'Live'Forbes

      Spotify is launching two new programs that will bring original musical recordings to listeners around the world: Singles and Live. “The Singles program sees big name acts and exciting and up-and-comers recording a pair of songs for the service and releasing them only on the world’s most popular streaming music platform,” Forbes reports. “The first will be a track of their own, and it will typically be a newer cut that the artist is busy promoting, while the second will be a cover of a popular song from any time in history.” ...Read the whole story

    • iHeartRadio Adds On-Demand Music ServiceVariety

      Offering paying users unlimited streaming access to full albums and millions of songs, iHeartRadio just launched its on-demand music service in beta. “The on-demand service is powered by Napster, the music service that until recently was known as Rhapsody in the United States,” Variety reports. “iHeartRadio’s on-demand service, dubbed iHeartRadio All Access, is available on Android and iOS devices for a monthly fee of $9.99.” ...Read the whole story

    • Breitbart Launches A Boycott Against KelloggUSA Today

      Far-right news site Breitbart is encouraging readers to boycott Kellogg's products after the company announced its decision to pull advertising from the news organization. Kellogg said it decided to end its relationship with the news organization because the views expressed on Breitbart do not align with the company's values. ...Read the whole story

    The Voice, Unbundled

    Forget about Millennials. Anyone trying to understand the future of media and technology should observe what the children do. First of all, they talk to computers. ...More