Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2011’

Facebook Woos Businesses; Ups Battle with Google+

Excerpt from an article by Sharon Gaudin for Computer World While Google asks businesses to hold off using its new Google+ social network, rival Facebook is helping companies get onboard its site. On Tuesday night, the world’s largest social networking

Indie Musicians Sound Cautionary Notes on Digital Media

By Bryant Fraser for  There has been a lot of hubbub in the news lately about the business of digital media distribution, and what it means for the future of film. As platforms like Netflix streaming, Hulu, iTunes, Wal-mart’s

Connecting with Fans

Excerpt from an article by Mark Manick for Click here for the full article. Carl J points us to a story from a couple months back, of how singer Paul Simon found a neat way to connect with fans

Being Busy’s No Curse for Jason Priestley

Jason Priestley has found Haven in Nova Scotia, which seems fitting since he once unknowingly provided haven for the series’ producer. The Vancouver native has been based for years in places like New York and Los Angeles (he’s now a naturalized

Is Apple Losing the Battle Over Rights to Use "App Store"?

The latest wrinkle in the ongoing battle over who can claim rights to “App Store” comes from independent mobile application download service GetJar, which says it will continue using the term. Apple has been trying to gain exclusive rights to

Pottermore Thrills Fans, Dismays E-Book Sellers

Excerpt from an article by Alma Buelva in The Philippine Star The owls have gathered and more will come. In London last June 23, J.K. Rowling, author of the best-selling Harry Potter books, unveiled her latest project, Pottermore. It’s a website where millions of

Budget Friendly Videos for Nonprofits

By Shaun Smith, Published on on July 4, 2011 Video has long been a highly effective medium for getting out a message, but only in recent years — with the advent of inexpensive cameras, consumer-friendly editing software and broadband