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Butterfinger to Reveal End-of-the-World Facts

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Butterfinger to Reveal End-of-the-World Facts

It’s the end of the world as Butterfinger knows it! Counting down the days to the Mayan prophecy predicted for December 21, 2012, Butterfinger embarked on a nationwide (U.S.) tour with the Butterfinger BARmageddon News Network (BBNN) news van. Built to collect evidence, the BBNN news van features news equipment and devices with potentially supernatural [...]

Watching Movies on Your Desktop Theatres

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Watching Movies on Your Desktop Theatres

After proving their inevitability in the film production processes, now digital technologies are all set to transform the movie distribution business. Normally, in the current system, a top movie is released on about 3,000 or 4,000 theatre screens. However, a new project, Cybergeddon, has the potential to premiere a movie simultaneously on 50 million online [...]

Talking Baby Ad to Help Investors Plan for Future

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Talking Baby Ad to Help Investors Plan for Future

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) has announced that E*TRADE Securities LLC has unveiled a new 30-second “Talking Baby” advertisement which will run during the NBC television network broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI. The Super Bowl spot, entitled “Fatherhood,” features the E*TRADE Baby reassuring a nervous new dad about planning for his newborn daughter’s future with [...]

Yahoo! Boss Jerry Yang Resigns

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Yahoo! Boss Jerry Yang Resigns

Yahoo!, a leading digital media company, has announced that Jerry Yang has resigned from its Board of Directors and all other positions with the company, effective Tuesday, Jan. 17. In addition, Yang resigned from the Boards of Yahoo Japan Corporation and Alibaba Group Holding Limited, effective Tuesday. In a letter to the Yahoo! Board chairman [...]

S&P Issues 12 Internet Predictions for 2012

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S&P Issues 12 Internet Predictions for 2012

Calling the Internet one of the most dynamic, interesting, and seemingly unpredictable areas within global economies and markets, the technology equity analysts at S&P Capital IQ have published their Internet predictions for the next twelve months.  “We are always keen to produce our yearly Internet predictions,” said Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ Equity Analyst, Tech [...]

Will You Enter the Cutting Edge Haunted House?

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Will You Enter the Cutting Edge Haunted House?

You can get a sneak preview this Friday 13th of the 2012 Cutting Edge Haunted House. Cutting Edge is a two-time Guinness World Record Winner for “World’s Largest Haunted House.” Cutting Edge Haunted House is stated to be one of the top haunts in the U.S. as selected by Guinness World Records, Haunted House Ratings.com, [...]

Yahoo! Socializes with Facebook for More Sites

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Yahoo! Socializes with Facebook for More Sites

Leading digital media company Yahoo! says it has extended the Facebook integration launched at f8 in September, the news activity feature, to 26 additional Yahoo! sites worldwide, including U.S.-based entertainment experiences omg!, Yahoo! TV, Yahoo! Movies, and Yahoo! Games. A new social feature, Notifications, has also launched in the U.S., alerting people to social conversations [...]

Yahoo!, Microsoft, AOL in New Display Ad Agreements

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Yahoo!, Microsoft, AOL in New Display Ad Agreements

Yahoo!, Microsoft Corp. and AOL have announced new agreements aimed to improve the process of buying and selling premium online display inventory. The agreements will allow ad networks operated by Yahoo!, Microsoft and AOL to offer each other’s premium nonreserved online display inventory to their respective advertising customers. While agencies and advertisers can continue to [...]

Yahoo! Screen to Show You Video on the Web

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Yahoo! Screen to Show You Video on the Web

Digital media company Yahoo! has introduced its first full slate of original, premium, TV-quality web shows in tandem with the beta of its re-vamped video destination, Yahoo! Screen (http://screen.yahoo.com). Yahoo!’s new original shows star top Hollywood talent including Judy Greer (The Descendants, Arrested Development), Niecy Nash (Reno 911, Dancing with the Stars), Cameron Mathison (All [...]

Facebook Friends as Social Editors of Yahoo! News

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Facebook Friends as Social Editors of Yahoo! News

Yahoo!, the leading digital media company, has announced a new way to discover and connect with the content on both Yahoo! and Facebook. Beginning with Yahoo! News in the U.S. and IntoNow from Yahoo!, the mobile app to discover and discuss TV shows, Yahoo! is putting people’s friends front and center to usher in a [...]

Timothy Morse to Replace Carol Bartz as Yahoo! CEO

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Timothy Morse to Replace Carol Bartz as Yahoo! CEO

Yahoo!, the leading digital media company, has announced a leadership reorganization under which the Board of Directors has appointed Timothy Morse interim chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately, replacing Carol Bartz (pictured above), who has been removed by the Board from her role as CEO. The Board has also named key senior Yahoo! executives to [...]

Second Act from Yahoo! News Eyeing Emmy Award

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Second Act from Yahoo! News Eyeing Emmy Award

Second Act from Yahoo! News has been nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the category “New approaches to news and documentary programming: arts, lifestyle and culture.” A Yahoo! Studios original series featuring real life stories celebrating life, passion and reinvention, Second Act was the recipient of the 2011 National Edward R. Murrow [...]

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