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Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains - Posted August 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains - Posted August 1, 2014
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WORLD CUP: Kia Motors Overtakes Nike as Top Sponsor on Facebook, Twitter - Posted July 18, 2014
Germany edged Argentina to win the soccer portion of 2014 FIFA World C... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: O'Donnell's Return Official | Emmy Noms Favor CNN, Social TV - Posted July 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: O'Donnell's Return Official | Emmy Noms Favor CNN, Social TV - Posted July 11, 2014
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Gaming Ads Are the Biggest Thing Around...If You Ask Sony - Posted June 30, 2014
There is no real breaking news here. Advertising for video games has only grown more prevalent with the launch of interactive gaming as top brands aim for a little word-of-mouth love, real-time sharing and a larger piece of the consumer pie. However, ... [AgencySpy]

WORLD CUP: Nike Tops Other Sponsors In Mentions On Facebook, Twitter - Posted June 24, 2014
Just do it? Nike has when it comes to mentions of ... [AllFacebook]

Highlights from Day 1 of BroadbandTVcon - Posted June 3, 2014
The 5th annual BroadbandTVcon is taking place right now in Santa Clara, CA, and boasts an impressive roster of social TV companies and speakers there to talk about the future of second screen, augmented TV, and TV... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. to Relocate | Snowden Talks to NBC | FNC Anchor Arrested - Posted May 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. to Relocate | Snowden Talks to NBC | FNC Anchor Arrested - Posted May 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CNN Slashes Jobs | Networks Cover Benghazi Emails | Viacom Profit Up - Posted May 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CNN Slashes Jobs | Networks Cover Benghazi Emails | Viacom Profit Up - Posted May 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: FB Launches Newswire | Vice Reporter Freed | NYT Revenue Up - Posted April 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: FB Launches Newswire | Vice Reporter Freed | NYT Revenue Up - Posted April 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Letterman to Retire | Mozilla's Eich Resigns | Fusion's TV First - Posted April 4, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Letterman to Retire | Mozilla's Eich Resigns | Fusion's TV First - Posted April 4, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Changes Style | Frum to The Atlantic | Phone Hacker Pressured - Posted March 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Changes Style | Frum to The Atlantic | Phone Hacker Pressured - Posted March 20, 2014
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2014's 10 Least Engaging Brands - Posted March 19, 2014
Who's having a great 2014 so far? Airbnb, Snapchat and even--dare we say it--Facebook are doing pretty well. But what about the other side of the brand equation? Customer loyalty consultancy ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Goes 'Rogue' | LA Times Scandal | Fox Cuts Brown Loose - Posted March 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Goes 'Rogue' | LA Times Scandal | Fox Cuts Brown Loose - Posted March 17, 2014
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Treat Friends To WhatsApp With Android Update - Posted March 11, 2014
Cross-platform mobile messaging company WhatsApp... [AllFacebook]

HBO GO is coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 - Posted January 21, 2014
Last week at the inaugural Buzzfeed Brews event in New York, BuzzFeed Business Editor Peter Lauria interviewed HBO's CEO Richa... [Lost Remote]

From the Makers of the Walkman: Xperia E1 Smartphone - Posted January 14, 2014
Sony has released a new smartphone in its Xperia line, the Android-based Xperia E1, and this one is all about the music. The "music-focused" mid-tier phone demonstrates Sony's "audio heritage" with a louder and clearer listening experience, the company said. Features like a 100Db... [Inside Mobile Apps]

What Will Facebook Marketing Platform Shift Do With $6M In New Funding? - Posted December 10, 2013
Real-time marketing platform Shift announced Tuesday that it finaliz... [AllFacebook]

Sony Sells 2.1 Million PS4s - Posted December 4, 2013
Sony said it has sold 2.1 million of its new PlayStation 4s in about two weeks. Fans snapped up a million of those units in the first 24 hours they went on sale Nov. 15. "It's an impressive and record-setting accomplishment for our company and for our industry, and we couldn't have... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Wearable Technology: Sony's "SmartWig" - Posted December 2, 2013
Sony recently filed a patent for "SmartWig," a wearable computing device tha... [SocialTimes.com]

What Does Facebook Integration Bring To Sony PS4? - Posted November 15, 2013
The newest version of the PlayStation gaming platform from Sony, the PS4, which bega... [AllFacebook]

Flingo rebrands as Samba TV, collaborates with Sony on smart TV apps - Posted November 13, 2013
In January, we wrote about Flingo (now Samba TV) - a publisher of smart TV apps - demonstratin... [Lost Remote]

Brazilian PlayStation 4 To Cost Slightly Less Than Your Soul - Posted October 17, 2013
(The following is a guest post from our friendly neighborhood video game expert, Nathan Rubadou.) Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Sony Apologizes Twice in One Week for Major 'Grand Theft Auto' Mistakes - Posted August 28, 2013
Sony just can't get it right this week. The company had to apologize earlier in the week after it allowed assets from the highly anticipated game "Grand Theft Auto V... [PRNewser]

Sony Xperia Promotes Waterproof Phone with Cute Animated Series About Friendship - Posted July 26, 2013
Sony's latest Hong Kong ad campaign for its waterproof Xperia is a cute story about how Water and Sony became BFFs. It doesn't have a catchy tune like Australia's Metro Train's Video, Dumb Ways to... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Facebook Fires Up Android Beta-Testing Program - Posted June 27, 2013
One of the oft-expressed complaints about Facebook involves its traditional process of staggering the rollouts of new products, such as ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Announcements | Hillary Clinton Joins Twitter - Posted June 11, 2013
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Facebook Partners With Rovi For Entertainment Metadata To Enhance User, Developer Experience - Posted April 16, 2013
Facebook is integrating into its platform Rovi Video's descriptive information on millions of TV shows, movies, celebrities, sports events and more. The partnership should help users flesh out more details in their entertainment likes and status updates that tag their movi... [semanticweb.com]

What Are America's 10 'Most Trusted' Brands? And Why? - Posted February 14, 2013
A few weeks ago we gave you a list of the 10 brands Americans hate most and tried to figure out why. Today we're taking the opposite approach with ... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Where Are Xbox's and PlayStation's Facebook Fans? - Posted January 8, 2013
Gamers love Facebook, and two of the dominant gaming consoles (Xbox and PlayStation) have loyal followings on the social network. But interestingly enough, while Xbox has more fans in the U.S., PlayStation is more popular in Russia, a ... [AllFacebook]

Google TV 3.0: Knowledge-Graph Smart Platform Debuts On New TV Devices - Posted January 8, 2013
In the fall Google updated its Google TV platform to Version 3.0, touting features like its new Voice Search. This week, expect to hear about a slew of new products with the technology onboard launching at the CES show in Las Vegas. Google recently reported on its ... [semanticweb.com]

Who Could See Your eReader Information? - Posted December 13, 2012
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released a series of charts comparing privacy policies on various e-reading devices. They asked an i... [GalleyCat]

Is James Bond Too Corporate? - Posted November 9, 2012
On the eve of the new 007 flick Skyfall, The Wall Street Journal asks an interesting question: has "the mother and father of all franchises" (thanks, David Denby) turned into a big, disgusting orgy of product placement? Is James Bond a sexy spy o... [PRNewser]

Sony Reaches Out To Instagram Shutterbugs In Facebook Contest - Posted September 17, 2012
So now that Instagram is officially part of Facebook, Sony is reaching out to ... [AllFacebook]

Apple on Foxconn: We're Doing Better, See?! - Posted August 24, 2012
Apple won a small reprieve on the matter of its biggest PR problem this week as ... [PRNewser]

Sony Buys Gaikai Cloud Gaming Service for $380M - Posted July 2, 2012
Late last night, Sony announced that it will acquire Gaikai, one of the two major cloud-gaming providers, for $380M USD. Sony will be using the new company to create a cloud gaming service which will ostensibly allow people to play high quality games instantly using their web connection and removing the... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Kraft, Brazil Show Strong Facebook Global Marketing Growth - Posted May 15, 2012
Facebook analytics provider Socialbakers examined efforts ... [AllFacebook]

Volume, Emotion, Sponsorship: What Brands Have An Edge on Social Media Strategies? - Posted April 30, 2012
Market Strategies International recently released the first edition of what it says will be an annual Social Media Brand Index, a measure for brands both of consumer-generated soci... [semanticweb.com]

Michael Lynton Set to Become CEO of Sony USA - Posted March 21, 2012
Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Michael Lynton is expected to be named CEO of Sony Corp. of America, according to mult... [FishbowlLA]

'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' May Have Problems With Women - Posted December 19, 2011
With the embargo imbroglio a thing of the past and the opening day pushed up to tomorrow, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is officially everywhe... [PRNewser]

Everyone's Getting Connected with the Boob Tube - Posted December 7, 2011
If Fred is the future of connected TV, please allow me to disconnect. It is a time when TVs that are aligned with and act like our computers -- smart TVs -- are the ones on... [PRNewser]

Sony May Bundle Harry Potter eBooks with eReaders - Posted August 16, 2011
According to a report in The Register, the next generation of Sony eReaders may be bundled with the entire Harry Potter book series in October. Sony has not confirmed this partnership. The report speculates that fans can also buy an eReader bun... [GalleyCat]

Will Netflix's Popularity Be Its Downfall? - Posted June 20, 2011
If you haven't heard the news yet, Sony movies have been temporarily pulled from Netflix's streaming service. The reason? Netflix is becoming too popular. According to the contract that Netflix has with pay television channel Starz, Sony put a cap on streaming rights in regards to Netflix subscribers--over... [SocialTimes.com]

Hacker Response to Sony Breach Better Than Sony's Response - Posted May 5, 2011
On Monday, the Sony Online Entertainment Network had to shut down its services because of a data breach that affected 24.6 million subscribers and some... [PRNewser]

Five Alternative Devices To Replace The Now-Dead Flip Cam - Posted April 13, 2011
Journalists who have relied on the handy and easy Flip cam for their multimedia reporting needs may find themselves out of luck this week. Cisco, the technology company that bought Flip two years ago, announced they will b... [TVSpy]

Tweet the Best Headline for the Super Bowl, and win BIG - Posted February 4, 2011
Just in time for Sunday's game, CNBC's sports reporter Darren Rovell has announced a massive prize attached to his Twitter Super Bowl Headline contest. He is encouraging his followers to tweet their best attempt at a Super Bowl headline, with the winner getting a... [TVSpy]

Sony To Release eReader Apps For iPhone, Android - Posted November 22, 2010
Sony is introducing eReader apps for the iPhone and Android based phones in December. The application will include access to the Sony Reader Store for the first time on a number of different phones. The apps will compete with a number of different eReader apps already available on... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Sony's New eReader Is Now On Sale - Posted November 8, 2010
The Sony Reader Daily Editio... [Inside Mobile Apps]

KDDI/Sony eBook Venture May Enter Tablet Market - Posted October 19, 2010
Yesterday Apple reported that it had sold 4.19 million iPads last quarter, and now it seems that Sony wants to get in on the tablet action. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Android Devices Get Some Crackle from Sony - Posted October 11, 2010
Crackle, the streaming-video portal from Sony, can now snap and pop on Android devices, as two apps were released ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Libraries Educate Members On eReaders - Posted October 4, 2010
Libraries are getting more on board with eReaders these days. OverDrive's Digital Bookmobile has been demonstrating how to download digital books from public... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Infinity Publishing Partners With Sony - Posted September 30, 2010
Infinity Publishing, a website for self-publishing, has signed a distribution agreement with Sony. Under the terms of the partnership, Infinity eBooks are now available for purchase through Sony's Rea... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Sony Announces Inaugural Libraries In Program - Posted September 28, 2010
Sony put out a press release today naming the first 30 libraries that will participate in its Reader Library Program. Participating libraries span from San Diego to Brooklyn. As p... [Inside Mobile Apps]

New releases from Sony Pictures - Media Update - Posted September 15, 2010
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Fashion in 3D - Posted September 10, 2010
Fashion label Byron Lars Beauty Mark has partnered with Sony to present his Spring/Summer 2011 in 3D. Technically, the live runway shows are in 3D, but guests at this event get to wear the glasses. ... [PRNewser]

Sony VP of Comm. On Blog Criticism: 'I understand it's not in vogue to praise large corporations these days.' - Posted October 16, 2009
SonyInsider has an interview with Sony VP of Communications David Migdal. In response to blogger ... [PRNewser]

Sony Cancels 30 Days of Night Small Town Opening - Posted October 16, 2007
Sony seems to hate small town America. On last night's Geekerati radio show, Christian Johnson interviewed Jeff Mariotte, writer of two tie-in novels for 30 Days of Night which opens ... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 24, 2007 - Posted September 24, 2007
Resident Evil Reigns Supreme Milla Jovovich and her Resident Evil franchise again took the top spot at the boxoffice over the weekend. The Sony horror pic Resident Evil: Extinction raked in an estimated $24 million while the Jessica Alba, Dane Cook romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck... [FishbowlLA]

THR Adds Two to Film Department - Posted September 10, 2007
The Hollywood Reporter has added two reporters to its film staff on the heels of Tatiana Siegel's exit from THR in favor of a film job at Variety. And they're both familiar faces to fellow staffers ... [FishbowlLA]

A to Z of Animation: Image Movers Digital - Posted August 31, 2007
Via Hank Grebe, news from the world of animation: The Zemeckis Studio, aka ImageMoversDigital, is setting up shop in San Rafael. There's a blog, where artists post their variations on a theme. The image above is from the Hot Rod series. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted June 27, 2007
The Story You Wish You Wrote: In high schools all over L.A., influential drama, cinema and music teachers are retiring, after decades of shaping students who grow up to be accomplished industry titans. Shawn Hubler had the sense to pr... [FishbowlLA]

Nikki Finke Explains What's Wrong With Across the Universe - Posted March 21, 2007
Just the other day, David Carr in the NY Times admitted what we already knew: New Yorkers don't understand show biz all that m... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: He's My Buddy - Posted February 13, 2007
Tom Cruise and Ben Stiller ARE The Hardy Boys, er, Men. Cruise and Stiller will star in a comedy based on the mystery series. Stiller will produce, Shawn Levy will direct and get this: Cruise and Stiller have been friends... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted February 5, 2007
Bob Wright, Survived By Jeff Zucker, Is Out At NBC. He was 63: Meg James writes up Bob Wright's departure from NBC Universal as though it were an obit, which we guess it kinda is.... [FishbowlLA]

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