The net loss in "media value" last quarter, according to a new report, was nearly $460 million
Here's an interesting exercise. Take the total number of news stories, social media mentions and tweets about Apple (AAPL) over the course of, say, three months. Rate each hit for its impact and value -- positive, neutral or negative. Calculate what it would cost to generate that kind of buzz if you paid a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 24, 2011 3:55 PM ET
The online gaming industry sells $2 billion a year in virtual goods through micro-transactions. What if they sold newspapers?
By John Patrick Pullen, contributor
The Internet is an emporium of inequity. For example, in the massively popular social game Farmville, a little garden gnome will run you 13 Farmville Bucks, which converts, roughly, to $2.75 USD. Over on Kingdoms of Camelot, another successful game hosted on Facebook, the gauntlet of MOREAug 5, 2010 3:00 AM ET
The company's doing just fine, but it has had to pull back in some regions after regulation and competition made it tough to do business there.
by Laura Rich, contributor
After a few years in France, Liberty Global (LBTYA) pulled up stakes and left. In South America, it retreated from seven countries down to one. "We realized it was never going to go our way," said Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries.
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Is the NBCU-Comcast deal really about a new business model for cable?
By Tom MacIsaac, CEO, ExtendMedia
That cracking sound you hear is the walls of the clubby world of cable beginning to crumble. Everything in the media world -- especially the world of media distribution --has changed as a result of Comcast (CMCSA) taking control of GE's (GE) NBCUniversal.
Many people think this is a deal to preserve the status quo MOREDec 11, 2009 9:00 AM ET
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