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The next big TV hit may start online

Mar 21, 2011
We had news last week in our memo of Netflix producing original content - a show staring Kevin Spacey. This week, we hear Hulu is set to start...
Posted In: aol, Entertainment, hulu, netflix, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

A no-lose, no-cash out way to gamble

Mar 18, 2011
Marketplace's Sean Cole looks at a game where people use real money to place bets, even they know they'll never, ever win.
Posted In: Entertainment

Today's "According to a Recent Study" artist: John Roderick

Mar 16, 2011
A while back, I started noticing how unavoidable the phrase "according to a recent study" was when it came to writing scripts for the show. It's a...
Posted In: according to a recent study, Entertainment

Report: Netflix to invest in original content

Mar 16, 2011
The Internet and home entertainment delivery service plans to produce and distribute its own "television" show, according to Deadline Hollywood. This is a move that's got Hollywood worried.
Posted In: Entertainment

Zediva has new movies, low prices, legal questions

Mar 16, 2011
A web service called Zediva is offering rentals of new release movies before Netflix or Redbox. For only $1.99, you can watch the movie on your co...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, netflix, Redbox

Facebook is showing baseball games

Mar 16, 2011
Yeah, sure, because why not? They already have social media, Batman movies, geolocation, games, email, and other stuff. Baseball? Sure, hell, sla...
Posted In: baseball, business, Entertainment, Facebook, social media

Netflix may acquire House Of Cards

Mar 16, 2011
Geez, that doesn't sound very promising, does it? But this isn't a metaphor, it's a TV show called House Of Cards with some pretty big names behind...
Posted In: Entertainment, netflix, Web Culture

Zune player dies, Zune lives on

Mar 15, 2011
Microsoft will no longer make Zune music players citing weak demand and a desire to focus on the smartphone market. This should come as no shock to...
Posted In: apple, brown zune, business, Entertainment, gadgets, ipod, Microsoft, Music, zune

Rewardville

Mar 15, 2011
I'm not sure where the president of Zynga lives but I assume it's on a skull shaped island somewhere with a massive laser cannon and mind control ...
Posted In: Entertainment, farmville, games, skull shaped island, Web Culture, zynga

Television advertising makes a comeback

Mar 14, 2011
As television networks prepare for next season's big new shows, CBS and others say advertisers are ready to buy some prime time.
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