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Netflix Launches Food Truck to Promote 'Orange Is the New Black'
Netflix

Netflix Launches Food Truck to Promote 'Orange Is the New Black'

Starting this week, Crazy Pyes food truck will be serving up fruit pies and ice cream across the U.S.
Kate Taylor
As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback
Video Games

As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback

With a new CEO leading the way, Atari is focusing on the future. At the same time, a documentary in the works seeks to uncover why, years ago, Atari dumped thousands of cartridges in a landfill.
Geoff Weiss
How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big
Video

How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big

The creators of 'Submissions Only,' a comedy web series that airs on BroadwayWorld.com, have struck a sweet spot with audiences well beyond the theater world.
Nina Zipkin
Everyone Hates Their Cable Provider, Apparently
Television

Everyone Hates Their Cable Provider, Apparently

While cable TV and high-speed Internet are basic necessities for many of us, we aren't happy with the service we get.
How to Get on 'Shark Tank' and Win
Shark Tank

How to Get on 'Shark Tank' and Win

Rugged Events snagged a cool $1.75 million investment from Mark Cuban. Here are co-founder Rob Dickens' top tips for other hopeful entrepreneurs.
Kate Taylor
$1.7 Million a Month: How Meridith Baer Built a Crazy Successful Home-Staging Business
Entrepreneurs

$1.7 Million a Month: How Meridith Baer Built a Crazy Successful Home-Staging Business

The star of HGTV's 'Staged to Perfection' spent 18 years working as a screenwriter, but her career path was completely unscripted.
Kate Taylor
Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial
Advertising

Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial

Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users.
Nina Zipkin
An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series
Yahoo

An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series

Yahoo announced two original comedy series -- one about a misfit spaceship crew and one about Las Vegas's first pro basketball team.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft to Create Original TV Shows for Xbox
Television

Microsoft to Create Original TV Shows for Xbox

The tech giant is using Xbox to launch and distribute 12 new original series.
Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths
Television

Think Your Job Sucks? New MTV Show Profiles Strange and Awesome Career Paths

MTV's new series, which profiles snake venom milkers, beer keg inventors and junk food bloggers, represents the network's first foray into business-centric content.
Geoff Weiss
5 Reasons Stephen Colbert Is a Smart Pick for 'The Late Show'
Television

5 Reasons Stephen Colbert Is a Smart Pick for 'The Late Show'

While it's not yet clear if and how Colbert will repurpose his Comedy Central-bred persona for network TV, he is bound to make 'The Late Show' all his own.
Nina Zipkin
Have an Idea for a Sitcom? NBC Is Listening.
Content Strategy

Have an Idea for a Sitcom? NBC Is Listening.

The network has launched an online talent competition to find its next comedy hit.
Nina Zipkin
Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series
Content Strategy

Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series

Taking a page from Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Yahoo is reportedly entering the content production arena.
Geoff Weiss
This Startup Says It Can Fully Charge Your Smartphone in 30 Seconds
Smartphones

This Startup Says It Can Fully Charge Your Smartphone in 30 Seconds

Israel-based tech company StoreDot claims to have a new product that can move your smartphone's charge-o-meter from that red sliver of death to full-on green in well under a minute.
Catherine Clifford