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PBS KIDS Debuts Web-Original Property: Plum Landing

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PBS KIDS Debuts Web-Original Property: Plum Landing

PBS KIDS has announced the launch of an all-new web-original property, Plum Landing. It is a cross-platform, digital adventure designed to engage 6- to 9-year olds in environmental science by using animated and live-action videos, hands-on activities, web games and an interactive mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: Plum’s Photo Hunt. All of [...]

How to Get Live Coverage and Commentary of Lunar Eclipse

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How to Get Live Coverage and Commentary of Lunar Eclipse

The public will have the opportunity to view and learn more about the Tuesday, April 15, total lunar eclipse on NASA television, the agency’s website, and social media. Coverage begins at 2 a.m. EDT and will last about three hours. The eclipse’s peak, when the moon will enter the Earth’s full shadow or umbra, will [...]

How Swiss Watch Brands Plan to Use Google Glass

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How Swiss Watch Brands Plan to Use Google Glass

Google Glass enters the luxury timepiece market, as Swiss watch brands Frederique Constant and Alpina have incorporated the fledgling technology into their 2014 brand strategies. As part of the Official Google Glass Explorer Program, brands are laying a foundation that will forevermore change how luxury timepieces are merchandized, marketed, and shared. Executives from the luxury [...]

Top 11 Entertainment Web Series of 2013

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Top 11 Entertainment Web Series of 2013

By Rakesh Raman While challenging the hitherto dominance of the traditional channels, Web series are shaping up to be the next big frontier in the entertainment world. The way things are progressing, market analysts foresee the ultimate demise of the idiot box – the TV – sooner rather than later. Now, entertainment companies and top [...]

Fan to Stream Music Wirelessly in Bathrooms

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Fan to Stream Music Wirelessly in Bathrooms

Homewerks Worldwide LLC, a supplier of residential plumbing and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) products, has introduced its first Bluetooth-enabled ventilation bath fan that streams music wirelessly in home bathrooms. With 56 percent of smartphone owners using it for music listening, the Homewerks Bluetooth Bath Fan is an upgrade for tech-savvy homeowners looking to [...]

MLB Games on Sirius and XM Satellite Radios

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MLB Games on Sirius and XM Satellite Radios

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Major League Baseball (MLB) announced today a six-year extension of their agreement, which will now make MLB game broadcasts available on both Sirius and XM satellite radios, starting today, August 19. SiriusXM, which has been the Official Satellite Radio Partner of MLB since 2005, will continue to air live [...]

Jupi Goes Online to Offer One Dress A Day

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Jupi Goes Online to Offer One Dress A Day

One Dress A Day site provides shoppers with a daily fashion fix by offering one new limited edition dress every single day, 365 days a year. Debuting with ‘The Stockholm’, a skater style, and consecutively offering new dresses daily that tap into various style profiles, the company has launched a new e-commerce platform. “Consumers want [...]

Disney’s Planes to Take Off with Tech Toys

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Disney’s Planes to Take Off with Tech Toys

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) announces a product collection inspired by Disneytoon Studios’ newest high-flying adventure, Disney’s Planes, with products that leverage technology and interactivity from Disney Store and top toy companies, including Mattel, Thinkway, and more. With track sets for side-by-side racing and stunts and launchers that send planes up to 25 feet in the [...]

One Text or Call Could Wreck It All

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One Text or Call Could Wreck It All

As part of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Mazda Motorsports, the Ad Council and the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) announced today, May 2, the six high school and college winners of their second annual Project Yellow Light scholarship contest. “One Text or Call Could Wreck It All,” [...]

Universal Brings Jurassic Park 3D in UltraViolet

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Universal Brings Jurassic Park 3D in UltraViolet

It’s one of the most influential films in motion-picture history with director Steven Spielberg’s ultimate thrill ride Jurassic Park 3D. To commemorate the film’s 20th anniversary, the epic blockbuster has been remastered with advanced 3D formatting that presents the Academy Award-winning visual effects in a fashion that was unimaginable during the film’s first release. Jurassic [...]

Netflix and Hasbro Join Hands for New Shows

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Netflix and Hasbro Join Hands for New Shows

Leading Internet television network Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) have announced an expanded agreement making two of the new Hasbro Studios shows, Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, available to Netflix members in the U.S. Kaijudo is available now and Littlest Pet Shop will be available summer 2013. Through [...]

What Were You Thinking while Driving?

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What Were You Thinking while Driving?

Each April, the National Safety Council (NSC) promotes Distracted Driving Awareness Month and encourages the public to drive cell free. An estimated one in four crashes involves drivers using cell phones. Those interested in getting involved in this issue can take the NSC pledge to drive cell free and share the downloadable materials available at [...]