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Inside This Cycling Startup's High-Tech Livestreaming Studio
Control What You Can

Inside This Cycling Startup's High-Tech Livestreaming Studio

Go behind-the-scenes at Peloton, the fitness brand that's also a technology company.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
If You Build It, They Will Not Come
Failure

If You Build It, They Will Not Come

Great ideas without equally great promotion are as good as nonexistent.
Edward Hertzman
How an Accidental Email Sent to 33,000 People Created a 'Reply All' Nightmare
Email

How an Accidental Email Sent to 33,000 People Created a 'Reply All' Nightmare

Hundreds of emails were sent, many begging others to stop replying all.
Kate Taylor
Long Considered an Eyesore, Vertical Video Is Now Being Embraced by Mobile Marketers
Online Video

Long Considered an Eyesore, Vertical Video Is Now Being Embraced by Mobile Marketers

Snapchat, which helped popularize the format, says that vertical video ads are nine times more likely to be viewed to completion than their horizontal counterparts.
Geoff Weiss
2 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Who Prove the American Dream Endures
Immigrants

2 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Who Prove the American Dream Endures

Americans might wonder if the U.S. is still the land of opportunity but the people who overcome great odds to come here have no doubts.
Daphne Mallory
What Twitter's Potential Flipboard Acquisition Means for the Publishing Industry
Media Companies

What Twitter's Potential Flipboard Acquisition Means for the Publishing Industry

Rumored acquisitions by online's biggest platforms merely amplify the same headline churn. Is there anything new on the horizon?
Joe Hyrkin
Derek Jeter's Media Company Raises $9.5 Million
Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter's Media Company Raises $9.5 Million

The 'Players Tribune' gets a cash influx from New Enterprise Associates and others.
Carly Okyle
The Guardian Backpedals, Says Whisper Doesn't Actually Spy on Users
Apps

The Guardian Backpedals, Says Whisper Doesn't Actually Spy on Users

The newspaper 'clarified' its coverage of Whisper and pulled an opinion piece that criticized the secret-sharing app's privacy policy.
Kate Taylor
Media In the Information Age Operates Under Different Rules
Media Coverage

Media In the Information Age Operates Under Different Rules

Every blogger has the potential to become an influential news source but the checks and standards of any earlier time apply unevenly, if at all.
Jennifer Connelly
5 PR Jargon Words You Absolutely Need to Know
Public Relations

5 PR Jargon Words You Absolutely Need to Know

By learning the PR lingo, you can pitch outlets more effectively.
Angela Jia Kim and Rachel Hofstetter
Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale
News and Trends

Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale

The comedy site has hired a financial adviser to field unsolicited offers, CEO Dick Glover wrote in a memo to employees.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network
Online Video

AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network

The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million.
Geoff Weiss
The Video Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Television

The Video Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Viewing habits and advertising trends are poised for a dramatic and sweeping change.
Kevin Bobowski