Tag: zynga

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. NBCUniversal taps Google, comScore to measure viewership for 2012 Olympics (PaidContent) 2. Many iPhone apps are taking data from your address book (VentureBeat) 3. Did the AP just declare war on news aggregators? (GigaOm) 4. Social games giant Zynga posts [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Joshua Kopstein: Dear Congress, it’s no longer OK to not know how the Internet works (Motherboard) 2. Schools explore rules to limit how teachers and students interact online (New York Times) 3. Demonstration of touchless control of smartphones and TVs (BBC News) 4. [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. SAY Media acquires tech blog ReadWriteWeb (Tech Crunch) 2. Video ads with special effects are more successful (paidContent) 3. Viewers increasingly watch streaming video on game consoles (Los Angeles Times) 4. Zynga IPO could challenge Google’s high score (paidContent) 5. Telling political stories in [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Henry Blodget Welcome to the 27th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and entrepreneur Rafat Ali. This week we look deeper at the Groupon IPO, which briefly valued the daily deals startup at nearly $20 billion. Our special guests are Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget, [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Researchers release “socialbots” on Facebook to collect user data for security study (CNET News) 2. All the Groupon IPO really proves is that the bubble is back (GigaOM) 3. Investing in selling nothing: Zynga’s march to an IPO (NPR) 4. Disney partners with YouTube on new video series (New [...] more »