Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 26, 2012 Online travel site Orbitz offers pricier hotels to Apple computer users after data shows they tend to pay more than Windows PC owners.
Jun 18, 2012 A new study says tracking on the busiest websites has jumped dramatically compared to last year.
Jun 12, 2012 The social giant may use more ads, better ads or perhaps a way for users to make money as well.
Jun 4, 2012 Advertisers are not amused. In the upcoming version of Windows, Internet Explorer will have its "Do Not Track" feature turned on by default. Goodbye creepy ads that seem to follow you around -- hello, more generic ads for great deals on car insurance?
May 31, 2012 General Motors announced today a major Chevrolet sponsorship deal with the popular English soccer team, Manchester United.
May 31, 2012 The troubled Facebook IPO is casting a pall over high tech (wrongly, I think). The signal moment for the emergence of an even larger digital economy wasn't Facebook. It was Apple's iPad. It's the visible symbol of the rapid embrace of wireless data -- video, images, content, data and communication -- throughout the global economy. A safe forecast: The mobile Internet will transform personal finance.
May 18, 2012 General Motors recently announced it was going to stop advertising on Facebook, and now it's bowing out of doing an expensive ad during the Super Bowl next year.
May 17, 2012 The best laid advertising plans could be thwarted by a new service from Dish Network -- the satellite TV operator -- that lets users skip commercials all together.
May 14, 2012 It's upfronts week for the television industry, when networks announce for advertisers which shows are in, on their way in and out. Networking scheduling can be a bit of a "scientific art."
May 14, 2012 A new device for DISH Network means even the very lazy can skip all the commercials in their favorite shows. Automatically. Good news for viewers now -- bad news later?