Brian Morrissey, Editor-in-Chief at Digiday

Brian Morrissey, Editor-in-Chief at Digiday

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February 19, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Brian Morrissey is the editor-in-chief of Digiday, a vertical media company that covers the digital media and marketing industry. Prior to joining Digiday in 2011, Morrissey was digital editor at Adweek for six years. During that time, he led the publication’s coverage of digital media and marketing, frequently speaking at industry conferences in the United States and Europe. He has nearly a decade of experience in the industry, writing previously for DM News, ClickZ and Silicon Alley Reporter.

Gilles Ste-Croix, Artistic Guide at Cirque Du Soleil

Gilles Ste-Croix, Artistic Guide at Cirque Du Soleil

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February 19, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

When Gilles Ste-Croix first told his parents he wanted to go into show business they said “Anything but that!” Ste-Croix grew up in rural Quebec, but he was determined not to stay there. He became a hippie and a nomad, living in communes and making the obligatory ‘60s pilgrimage to the West Coast where he lived in communes and audited some drama classes. Ste-Croix did try to conform, even working in an architect’s office for a while, but he knew in his heart that he wasn’t cut out for a conventional business career. At the same time, his search for a

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Online Video Going Long, Live and Mobile: Ooyala Study

Online Video Going Long, Live and Mobile: Ooyala Study

November 16, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Just two years ago, conventional wisdom held that online videos should not last longer than three minutes because viewers have the attention span of a LOL cat. Fast forward to this fall, and 30% of total video viewing time on tablet devices are spent on content that's over an hour long, according to a new report from Ooyala, a Silicon Valley company that provides the technical plumbing to power more than 200 million video streams a month on behalf of clients that include Miramax, ESPN, Rolling Stone Magazine and Bloomberg. Though it counts only views of its clients' videos, the Ooyala report

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Who Would Buy AMD? A Tough Question With No Easy Answers.

October 13, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

With the chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices once again on the ropes and about to make some significant cuts to its personnel, and with chatter about a major restructuring in the works, the rumor mills will inevitably turn once again to the speculation about who, if anyone, might interested in buying it. It wouldn’t be the first time that AMD will have been the subject of “ takeover chatter ,” so let’s inoculate ourselves against putting much faith in the speculation by taking a look at the possibilities. The one name that has come up repeatedly is Qualcomm, though others are certainly mentioned from time to time, including PC maker Dell. But for the sake of keeping things simple, let’s stick with Qualcomm. Known primarily as the supplier of chips for wireless phones, it has in recent years expanded significantly into supplying ARM-based processors for notebook PCs running Windows RT. Dell and Samsung are said to be customers of Qualcomm’s line of chips.

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

September 22, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

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TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

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TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

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TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Twitter Apologizes For Conflict Of Interest, Pointing Out Olympics Tweet To NBC

Twitter Apologizes For Conflict Of Interest, Pointing Out Olympics Tweet To NBC

August 1, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Twitter posted an explanation and apology on their blog regarding the Guy Adams/NBC debacle. “That said, we want to apologize for the part of this story that we did mess up,” the post reads. “The team working closely with NBC around our Olympics partnership did proactively identify a Tweet that was in violation of the Twitter Rules and encouraged them to file a support ticket with our Trust and Safety team to report the violation, as has now been reported publicly. Our Trust and Safety team did not know that part of the story and acted on the

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‘Rust & Bone’ to bow stateside on Nov. 16

June 13, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Film News: Sony Pictures Classics dates Marion Cotillard starrer

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