Torchwood, a BBC science fiction TV show, has kicked off an online alternate reality game (ARG) geared toward fans.
Users are given a mission briefing which states that people in the Welsh capital of Cardiff are being injected with alien DNA... continue reading »
Yesterday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos posted a letter to customers apologizing for not being able to fulfill demand for the company's e-book reader Kindle.
The Kindle enables readers to upload books, newspapers and favorite blogs for mobile perusal.
When the Kindle launched... continue reading »
Sears is bringing prom dress fashions to Facebook users by making picking out a dress a social experience, reports Adweek.
Visitors to the prom dress selection on Sears.com have the option to share dresses from their Facebook profiles. Doing so alerts... continue reading »
To mark the fifth anniversary of the US occupation of Iraq, anti-war protesters in San Francisco used the micro-blogging service Twitter to coordinate their movements throughout the day.
The Direct Action to Stop the War group is using Twitter to text... continue reading »
Amazon is opening an API for its Amazon Fulfillment Web Service, which lets online merchants outsource shipping to fulfillment centers.
Before, Fulfillment was a lengthy process full of manual steps, like pre-labeling each box before sending to Amazon, and having to... continue reading »
Cellular South is updating its Ridgeland, MS retail store to push web offerings in an effort to emphasize its updated business strategy, reports DM News.
The new store is designed to mirror the layout of the website. There will be a... continue reading »
Vonage founder Jeff Pulver is launching PrimeTimeRewind.TV, a site that brings streaming shows from major TV networks to one place.
Rewind seeks to add consistency to a disjointed online TV viewing experience by turning traditional notions of a TV guide into... continue reading »
New light-vehicle sales in 2008 - originally forecast to total 15.7 million cars and light trucks - are now expected to reach their lowest levels since 1994, dropping to 14.95 million units, according to JD Power and Associates, writes MarketingCharts.... continue reading »
The quaadrantOne consortium of newspapers has its first new members, reports The Associated Press.
Publishers including McClatchy, AH Belo and Media General have joined founding members Gannett, Tribune Co., Hearst and The New York Times Co. in their effort to find... continue reading »
Americans conducted nearly 10 billion core searches in February - a 6 percent decline from January, primarily because Feb. is a shorter month - according to the monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the search marketplace, MarketingCharts writes.
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The Federal Communications Commission announced Verizon as the big winner of the auction for parts of the wireless spectrum, reports The Associated Press.
Verizon bid $9.4 billion for the biggest swath of the newly available portions of the spectrum, portions made... continue reading »
Google is moving ahead with its print ad program involving barcode technology with a couple of advertisers acting as test cases, reports ClickZ.
Google's enables advertisers to place small square barcodes beside print ads. Readers who see the ad can snap... continue reading »