Extremely Loud and Incredibly So-So
It is well established that the annual International Consumer Electronics Show is among the biggest, busiest, noisiest of industry meet-ups, last week drawing some 140,000 attendees plus 3,100 exhibitors—the most [...]
3-D TV Advocates Say There’s More Than Hype
Are we finally past the hype phase of 3-D TV?
The Web has been deluged with infographics in recent months, as more news sites and blogs (including Adweek) embrace them as part of their editorial mix. But some journalists and [...]
Microsoft Offers Big Vision, Little News
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off this year's International Consumer Electronics Show on Monday night with characteristically high energy but not much in the way of big news.
Get Your Geek On
Hip tech-centric events like SXSW and TED have muscled into its territory, Microsoft is bailing and Apple has always stayed home. And yet, the Consumer Electronics Show has still got [...]
An IPO for Mobile Ads
Mobile ad network Millennial Media just filed for an IPO of up to $75 million.
New Leadership for Apple’s iAd?
Apple reportedly has hired Adobe exec Todd Teresi to lead its mobile iAd program. Teresi led the advertising and publishing teams at Adobe, according to his LinkedIn profile. Previous jobs [...]
A Slow Year for Startup Exits
Despite some high-profile tech IPOs, 2011 was a slow year for startups and startup investors looking for an exit, according to a new report from Dow Jones VentureSource.
Facebook Picks Judges for Ad Awards
In its latest attempt to build a better relationship with agencies and brands, Facebook is relying on an ad industry staple—a new set of awards.
Rumors Build Around Apple TV
It looks like consumers may get their hands on Apple's long-rumored iTV next year.
Kiip Rethinks Mobile Gaming Ads
In April, startup Kiip announced a new advertising platform for mobile games, offering what it called "real-world rewards for virtual goods." Today CEO Brian Wong is announcing a new twist [...]
Foodspotting Begins Looking for Business Models
Foodspotting.com CEO and co-founder Alexa Andrzejewski has said she's currently more interested in building an audience than making money—but the social food recommendation startup is beginning to experiment with business models.
AOL Backs Ad Startup Appssavvy
Appssavvy, a startup promising an alternative to traditional online advertising, has secured new funding from big names in the media world.
Investors Underwhelmed by Zynga IPO
It looks like investors weren't scrambling to buy a piece of FarmVille.
Social Gaming’s Big IPO
Zynga, the maker of social gaming hits like FarmVille and CityVille, is set to start trading on the Nasdaq today at a price of $10 per share, valuing the company [...]