Thursday, July 26, 2012
  • Smaller Video Companies Score Better In Streaming Services

    Many people may use big-name video service Netflix, but one study says other streaming video companies are getting higher marks. ...Read the whole story

  • Audi Plugs In Employees For A3 E-Tron

    The company has dispensed 17 of the prototype vehicles to Audi folks across the country as part of the program. The first in the video series shows one of the subjects having a charging station installed in her home. ...Read the whole story

  • Duracell Powermat Targets 'Powerlessness'

    In the new mobile age, power is a hot commodity. In a new marketing campaign showcasing its "24-hour" battery solution, Duracell Powermat shows off how a man can keep his phone fully charged throughout the day (with a bit of celebrity mixed in). ...Read the whole story

  • Blue Moon Offers First Branded Web Series

    Created by Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG), "The Local Scene" series was shot on location at three popular live entertainment/restaurant venues: the AOA Bar & Grill in Manhattan, The Rock Shop in Brooklyn, and Maxwell's in Hoboken, N.J. ...Read the whole story

  • Sharpie, Fans To Make Beautiful Music (Video) Together

    Sharpie knows it has a following of enthusiasts who think of it as more than a mere marker. In recent years, the brand has capitalized on its following to launch marketing programs that celebrate a creativity among its fans. ...Read the whole story

  • Maggio Puts 'Reactive Ad' Patents On The Block, Will Anyone React?

    In an effort to accelerate his vision of a "reactive advertising" marketplace in which ads become a form of entertainment content that consumers proactively engage with, think about and then compete to win prizes based on how well they remember it, serial entrepreneur Frank Maggio is putting his patents for it on the block today. The portfolio, which includes one U.S. patent, two foreign patents, and various applications covering reactive advertising will be sold in a "sealed bid" auction in San Francisco today by patent broker ICAP. ...Read the whole story

    Around The Net

    • Blottr Bows Site For People's Olympics Photos, Vids

      'The People's Olym-PICS went live yesterday and already includes photos of the opening ceremony rehearsal and preparations. Blottr is offering to print the best photo from each contributor and turn it into a fridge magnet that it will give to those who submitted the pictures "free of charge as a keep sake and memory of the games". Blottr is also planning to showcase reports of the games, including "profiles of participating athletes from the smaller, less prominent countries in the world", the outlet said in a release. ...Read the whole story

    The Whole Story: Turn On, Chill Out And Eat Up

    Whichever platform you watch video on, there's a good chance you'll be eating, talking with friends and family or just relaxing. ...More

    • "Growing Up and Getting Out" Lacks Humor, Despite A Funny Cast

      This shouldn't have to be said, by me or by somebody who actually has some clue what he's talking about, but casting funny people in your video does not, as if by sprinkling a magical comic ...More

    • Reconciliation With The RFP Process

      We all agree that the RFP process is, to put it bluntly, in disarray. This issue is a frequent discussion topic, but those conversations don't seem to get us anywhere. What we need -- both buyers ...More