Now It’s the iWatch?

According to several tech-industry journals, Apple Computer is teaming up with Intel to develop a watch running the Apple iOS platform with Bluetooth 4.0 and a 1.5-inch OLED screen. The so-called iWatch would be a true wearable computer, telling the…

Google Takes on iTunes

Google Music has introduced a feature that adds music from your playlist to a cloud-based service by replacing your files with clean copies from the Google catalog, mimicking the iTunes “Match” service to the note—including a controversial feature that censors…

Best. Neighbors. Ever.

The popular real estate website Zillow.com has been doing this for six years, believe it or not: a survey that asks the burning question, “Which celebrity would you like to be your neighbor?” It turns out that in 2012 the…

Buy Station, Drop Staff

Fast on the heels of Clear Channel’s acquisition of WOR/New York, a number of on- and off-air changes have been announced, including the release of Dr. Joy Browne, former New York governor David Paterson and Mike Huckabee’s syndicated show. In…

Record Internet Revenues in Q3

According to the latest Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) revenue report, Internet advertising revenues for July-September 2012 in the U.S. grew 18% from year to year to set a new record—$9.26 billion. According to IAB President/CEO Randall Rothenberg, “It is a…

Spin Spins Online

Citing plunging circulation, the iconic music magazine is stopping the presses after 27 years, laying off eleven staffers and moving its operation online. It’s probably no coincidence that the move comes a few months after the publication’s acquisition by online…