Lightbox Zooms in on Android, Faces Competition from Instagram

Kristina Farrah | December 15th

Lightbox, one of Android’s photo apps reaching nearly 1 million downloads, launches version 2.0. It features a new photo journal that lets you automatically post photos the Tumblr way, and allows you to


Nielson Report Shows that Console Usage is Up 7% Over 2010, Streaming Video a Big Factor

Kyt Dotson | December 15th

A recently released Nielsen report shows that the viewership of streaming video on game consoles is on the rise. Not an unexpected outcome with how much Microsoft and Sony have been pushing themselves into the online...»

The Demise of PageRank

Tom Foremski | December 15th

Aaron Wall over at SEOBook, has put together an infographic explaining how Google has made the organic link irrelevant. It's ironic that Google's actions have largely devalued the search rank benefits of a link from another website.

Broadcom Expands to Computer Accessories, Sees Growth in Mobile

Maria Deutscher | December 15th

Broadcom is anxious to catch up with Cisco and Juniper Networks in certain areas, which own the vast majority of market share in the networking universe.  The company is seeing steady growth, and its latest...»

Dwolla Serves Up Instant Payment

Kyt Dotson | December 15th

The company Dwolla is best known for providing a payment network similar to credit cards and PayPal but without charging exorbitant fees for the exchange of money between customers. Today, the pioneering company is taking a bite out...»

New Media Minute: What Did 2011 Teach Us About New Media?

Daisy Whitney | December 15th

What lessons did 2011 teach us about the new media business? Daisy Whitney shares three lessons learned in online video, social media and connected TV ads in this week's episode of the New Media Minute.   [Thanks, ...»

Data Happy Teens and Mobile Browsers Taking Over

Mellisa Tolentino | December 15th

Nielsen released their latest report on mobile trends.  The  State of the Media: The Mobile Media Report gives us a view of current mobile media landscape and audiences in the U.S. and...»

EMC’s Got a Hybrid Analytics Platform, Too

Maria Deutscher | December 15th

EMC is now the second big vendor that has an analytics platform for analyzing both structured and unstructured data, following a Thursday announcement. The upcoming Unified Analytics Platform is a combination of technology from...»

Free-to-Play MMO Publisher Nexon Nets $1.17 Billion From IPO

Kyt Dotson | December 15th

Today, the Korean free-to-play online gaming company Nexon has gone public in the Tokyo Stock Exchange and raised $1.17 billion from its IPO. According to GamesIndustry, this is the biggest IPO to hit the exchange this...»

Putting Big Data to Work for the Global Good

Jeffrey Kelly | December 15th

Some claim that Big Data is about nothing more than delivering targeted ads to online consumers, a notion I’ve refuted in the past. The truth is Big Data has numerous applications, many of them commercial, but others...»