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E*Trade Ditches Its Famous Talking Baby

E*Trade Ditches Its Famous Talking Baby

After featuring talking babies in its much-beloved ad campaigns for seven years, E*Trade is moving in a new direction.
This Wildly Popular Facebook Page Is Becoming a TV Series

This Wildly Popular Facebook Page Is Becoming a TV Series

Forget pilot season. The Science Channel is developing a new TV series inspired by the 'I F--ing Love Science' Facebook page.
Samsung's Gesture-Operated TVs May Soon Switch On Your Living Room Lights

Samsung's Gesture-Operated TVs May Soon Switch On Your Living Room Lights

How's this for an 'Internet of Things' -- a new crop of Samsung television sets may soon allow for gestural operation of other nearby devices, too.
Millennials Spend 18 Hours a Day Consuming Media -- And It's Mostly Content Created By Peers

Millennials Spend 18 Hours a Day Consuming Media -- And It's Mostly Content Created By Peers

A new survey shows adults 18 to 35 are more plugged in than ever. Here's what brands need to know.
Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network

Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network

The Austin-based director behind El Mariachi and Sin City will launch a new Hispanic entertainment network this month. We talked to him about the challenges and his goals for the project.
An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap

An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap

Decades after landing on the mainstream radar, RuPaul is experiencing a career renaissance with his smash-hit 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in its sixth season on Logo.
Netflix Co-Founder Not a Fan of 'Binge-Watching'

Netflix Co-Founder Not a Fan of 'Binge-Watching'

Netflix's Mitch Lowe says releasing original series all at once isn't a long-term solution for building an audience.
Advertising Will Soon Reach a Digital Tipping Point

Advertising Will Soon Reach a Digital Tipping Point

Online marketing is putting increasing pressure on legacy ad businesses, with more people logging in than tuning in.
Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

Chipotle premiered the first episode of its comedy series Farmed and Dangerous this Monday on Hulu.
Comcast CEO Says Time Warner Cable Buy Is ‘Pro-Competitive’ and ‘Pro-Consumer’

Comcast CEO Says Time Warner Cable Buy Is ‘Pro-Competitive’ and ‘Pro-Consumer’

In an interview on CNBC this morning, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said that the two companies wouldn't be pursuing the merger if they didn't realistically think they would get it would get regulatory approval.
Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own

Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own

For the second year in a row, Amazon is utilizing a crowdsourcing model to determine which of 10 series pilots currently available for live streaming will ultimately be given the green light.
Sony Now Predicts a $1.1 Billion Loss, Shuts Down PC Business

Sony Now Predicts a $1.1 Billion Loss, Shuts Down PC Business

The struggling Japanese electronics maker is undergoing a costly restructuring.
What You Could Learn From Budweiser's Heart-Melting Ad

What You Could Learn From Budweiser's Heart-Melting Ad

The beer company has been on a roll. Here's how you can apply its success to your marketing.
Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV Buyers

Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV Buyers

Nearly a quarter of TV owners purchase their big screens for the Super Bowl, and often at a lower cost.
Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

The burrito chain is releasing a four-part comedy series on Hulu next month that offers a satirical take on industrial farming.
TiVo Takes a Look at America's Viewing Habits

TiVo Takes a Look at America's Viewing Habits

While 69 percent of people say they surf the internet while the TV is on, 76 percent said their primary focus is actually watching what's on TV, according to a new survey.
Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

What the world of butlers, footmen and lady's maids can teach you about management.
The Weather Channel Gets Unseasonably Dumped by DirecTV Amid Carriage Disputes

The Weather Channel Gets Unseasonably Dumped by DirecTV Amid Carriage Disputes

DirecTV dropped The Weather Channel from the screens of its roughly 20 million customers early Tuesday morning after the two couldn't come to terms on carriage fees.
Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid

Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid

Charter Communications hoped to purchase Time Warner Cable for $61.3 billion, or $132.50 a share, but the 'grossly inadequate' bid was rejected.
How the Producer Behind 'Jersey Shore' Turned Her Life Into Reality TV

How the Producer Behind 'Jersey Shore' Turned Her Life Into Reality TV

SallyAnn Salsano has taken everything from bad first dates to partying at the Jersey Shore to become one of the most successful TV producers on air.
10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014

10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014

From being surrounded by 'Glassholes' to playing pinball and 'self-healing' phones, here is a recap of what the show had to offer.
This New Technology Will Let You Make Purchases Directly From Your TV

This New Technology Will Let You Make Purchases Directly From Your TV

A service announced at CES this year allows you to buy items from advertisements using your television remote.
Apple's iPhone 5s, Royal Baby and Nelson Mandela Make Google's Top Searched-For Terms of 2013

Apple's iPhone 5s, Royal Baby and Nelson Mandela Make Google's Top Searched-For Terms of 2013

A look at what people worldwide were searching for most online this year.
We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It

We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It

Half of Netflix users watch an entire season in a week, according to a new survey.
Aereo to Broadcasters: Bring It On

Aereo to Broadcasters: Bring It On

The digital TV startup says it will not oppose a decision by broadcasting companies to appeal to the Supreme Court.

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