Turn 10 Studios' first wave of tweaks to the controversial in-game economy of Xbox One launch game Forza Motorsport 5 go live today. Details here. Things sound better, as it seems much easier now to earn things without paying extra real dollars for them.Read more...
Bitcoin has fascinated people for a little bit now. It's got
that futuristic sounding name that sounds cool. Seems like something you should
get into, right? But don't be like
the six percent of surveyed Americans who thought that Bitcoin was an Xbox
game. Because it's not.Read more...
Exclusive: Univision presents multiplatform experience for hit telenovelas at Lost Remote Show
The Lost Remote Show LA is currently underway and we’re continuing to break social TV news. David Beck, Senior Vice President, Social Media, for Univision Communications Inc. just presented an amazing transmedia partnership with Toyota for Televisa’s (one of their network
We’ve covered NBC’s The Voice closely this season as the show continues to innovate in social TV. Over two years ago, The Voice set a social TV precedent in how new platforms can take a show to the next level. We’ve continued to cover the show and this season we watched as they too
CBS’s Big Brother is a staple in reality TV that has sought to define what innovative multi-platform content really means. This summer the network grew Big Brother Live Feeds, a subscription service for uber fans that offers “subscriber-only web chat, four different live feeds, multiple
During The Future of Social TV panel at the Lost Remote LA Show, VP of social media for Fox Broadcasting Company Cait Hood talked about one of the network’s most successful social TV stories—”Glee.”
Hood detailed the success of the show’s most recent social TV campaign
What Email Marketers Are Saying About Gmail’s Image Serving Change
Google caused quite a stir Thursday with the news that it’s serving images in Gmail from its own servers, rather than from the sender’s servers. As we reported yesterday, Gmail open rates should become more accurate because images are displayed by default. But other data will go away...
Email’s far from dead. In fact, it’s one of the top activities on mobile devices. So are your emails and email marketing campaigns set to do all they can for success? Here’s an infographic with tips designed to help. The infographic is from the folks at Marketo, who provide an...
Target has launched an online catalog with products completely curated from Pinterest, taking its relationship with the image-focused social media site to a new level in online shopping. According to a report on InternetRetailer.com, the Target Awesome Shop is a Pinterest-powered site being tested..
Yesterday, Twitter was in an uproar over tweaks to the block system due to system changes. Today, Twitter should be back in users’ good graces as they’ve quickly rescinded the functionality. The change to the blocking system allowed those users who’ve been blocked to view Tweets...
Google makes itself ridiculous, tells appeals court something Microsoft can disprove with transcript
Lawyers sometimes have to take extreme positions, but whatever they say must be at least somewhat justifiable. Three weeks ago I was thoroughly disappointed that Samsung's lawyers had told Judge Koh in the Northern District of California that Apple had no more options let to salvage a patent but to
Yesterday, almost exactly a year after the England and Wales High Court declared Google's (Motorola Mobility's) infamous synchronization patent invalid (report on decision, full text), the England and Wales Court of Appeal threw out Google's appeal.Google's Motorola had enforced that patent (EP08476
HTC has issued a statement to the media (Engadget was first to report) on a decision by the England and Wales Court of Appeal (the order itself has not been published yet):"HTC is delighted that the Court of Appeals has granted a stay on the injunction against our products. We will immediately resum
The Bundespatentgericht (BPatG, Federal Patent Court of Germany) yesterday struck down yet another smartphone patent: EP1168859 on a "portable radio communication apparatus using different alphabets", a multilingual keyboard patent Apple acquired from Mitsubishi a couple of years ago and asserted (u