Category Archives: Media

Samsung Wins Ace Metrix’s Most Effective Ad of Q2 2012 With A Relatively Simple Concept

Samsung Wins Ace Metrix’s Most Effective Ad of Q2 2012 With A Relatively Simple Concept

Samsung Wins Ace Metrix’s Most Effective Ad of Q2 2012 With A Relatively Simple Concept: The most effective ad isn’t necessarily the most innovative or a big hit in terms of social media buzz.  This quarter, Ace Metrix has named Samsung the best ad of the second quarter in 2012 for its latest refrigerator.  …Continue Reading

CNBC Inks Deal With Yahoo Finance: Old And New Media Lines Get Even More Blurry

CNBC Inks Deal With Yahoo Finance: Old And New Media Lines Get Even More Blurry

CNBC Inks Deal With Yahoo Finance – Old And New Media Lines Get Even More Blurry: Two financial powerhouses get together for the ultimate spillover effect. CNBC reported today they inked a deal with Yahoo Finance to air original business news online.  The deal allows CNBC, the number one channel for the affluent investor and…Continue Reading

The Louis Vuitton Japan Multimedia Box Set Combines Luxury And Nature

The Louis Vuitton Japan Multimedia Box Set Combines Luxury And Nature

The Louis Vuitton Japan Multimedia Box Set Stimulates The Senses: Louis Vuitton doesn’t just make stylish luxury products that people love and aspire to obtain, the company also cares about the environment. See the new Louis Vuitton Multimedia Box Set made in conjunction with the More Trees initiative in Japan.  The packaging is unlike most…Continue Reading

Netflix Launches Open Connect: 4 Reasons Why This Is Good for NFLX and How This Could Hurt Akamai and Limelight Networks

Netflix Launches Open Connect: 4 Reasons Why This Is Good for NFLX and How This Could Hurt Akamai and Limelight Networks

Netflix Launches Open Connect: 4 Reasons Why This Is Good for NFLX and How This Could Hurt Akamai and Limelight Networks: Avid readers of Abmuku.com know we’ve been somewhat critical of Netflix.  The at home digital content provider is warming up to us now and we like Netflix even more these days.  Netflix has decided…Continue Reading

4 Reasons Netflix Flopped Even After Beating 1st Quarter 2012 Estimates

4 Reasons Netflix Flopped Even After Beating 1st Quarter 2012 Estimates

4 Reasons Netflix Flopped Even After Beating 1st Quarter 2012 Beats Estimate: Online content streaming company and direct mail movie distributor Netflix reported earnings today and although it beat some analysts’ estimates, the stock dropped nearly 15 percent in after hours trading.  Netflix lost .08 cents a share in the first quarter of 2012 and…Continue Reading

Legendary Reporter Mike Wallace Dies At Age 93: His Impact On News

Legendary Reporter Mike Wallace Dies At Age 93: His Impact On News

Legendary Reporter Mike Wallace Dies At Age 93- His Impact On News: Mike Wallace the CBS News legend known for his interviews on the hit show “60 Minutes” died last night.  Wallace was known as an unbiased reporter with an inquisitive, tough, polite – demanding side that was able to evoke answers during interviews. Wallace…Continue Reading

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Television Network Laying Off One Fifth Of Its Staff

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Television Network Laying Off One Fifth Of Its Staff

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Television Network Laying Off One Fifth Of Its Staff: Reports say Oprah Winfery’s OWN tv network is struggling.  OWN has laid off 30 employee due to tough times at the network.  While it isn’t time to count the media mogul out just yet, after a recent Twitter scandal in which she asked…Continue Reading

Corbis Launches Greenlight Music An iTunes Competitor. Digital Music – The Business Model Nobody Thought Would Work

Corbis Launches Greenlight Music An iTunes Competitor. Digital Music – The Business Model Nobody Thought Would Work

Corbis Launches Greenlight Music An iTunes Competitor. Digital Music – The Business Model Nobody Thought Would Work: Corbis, the privately held company that provides digital imaging and video for advertisers created by Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates is getting into the music business.  Corbis has created the Greenlight Music service that went live today and…Continue Reading

84th Annual Academy Awards Generates 3.8 Million Comments On Social Media, 39 Million Viewers:

84th Annual Academy Awards Generates 3.8 Million Comments On Social Media, 39 Million Viewers:

84th Annual Academy Awards Generates 3.8 Million Comments On Social Media, 39 Million Viewers: The 84th Annual Academy Awards were a hit last night.  Social media was buzzing as the Oscar ceremony generated Twitter and Facebook comments in large quantities with people discussing Angelina Jolie’s leg and the Jennifer Lopez dress malfunction.  According to Bluefin…Continue Reading

54th Grammys 2012 Has Record Viewers Thanks To Social Media: Here’s Why

54th Grammys 2012 Has Record Viewers Thanks To Social Media: Here’s Why

54th Grammys 2012 Has Record Viewers Thanks To Social Media – Here’s Why: Last night’s televised Grammy Award Show was a hit – thanks to the net and social media.  The 54th Annual Grammy Awards Show 2012 featured live performances by Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and Katy Perry but it wasn’t the live performances that…Continue Reading

Spider-Man “The Untold Story” 3D Trailer Released: Will The New Peter Parker Impress?

Spider-Man “The Untold Story” 3D Trailer Released: Will The New Peter Parker Impress?

The Amazing Spider-Man “The Untold Story” 3D Trailer Released: Will The New Peter Parker Impress? Spider-Man is set to hit the theater with a new look and a new star. The new Amazing Spider-Man “The Un-Told Story” will feature Andrew Garfield from the hit movie the Social Network taking on the roll of Peter Parker…Continue Reading

NY Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI But Commercials Aren’t A Hit: Our Best 3 List

NY Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI But Commercials Aren’t A Hit: Our Best 3 List

NY Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI But Commercials Aren’t A Hit- Our Best 3 List: Commercials came out early but that didn’t really help them.  The New York Giants won Super Bowl XLVI in a stunning fashion last night and made a late game comeback to win. The game went down to the very last…Continue Reading

Netflix Gains 610,000 Subscribers and Has Blowout Quarter 4 2011

Netflix Gains 610,000 Subscribers and Has Blowout Quarter 4 2011

Netflix Gains 610,000 Subscribers and Has Blowout Quarter 4 2011: Netflix jumped over 13, percent in after-hours trading today when the company’s numbers were released. Netflix’s net income decreased 13 percent from a year ago but revenue rose 47 percent to $876 million which was higher than estimates by Wall Street analysts.  In the last…Continue Reading

The Dark Knight Rises Movie Trailer

The Dark Knight Rises Movie Trailer

The Dark Knight Rises Movie Trailer: The Batman saga continues with “The Dark Knight Rises which is the 3rd installment of filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy.  The movie features Christian Bale playing the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne and features Anne Hathaway as the new Catwoman. The movie also stars Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Marion…Continue Reading

Occupy movement radicalizes? The connection between White House shooting and the OWS ‘movement’

Occupy movement radicalizes? The connection between White House shooting and the OWS ‘movement’

Occupy movement radicalizes? The connection between White House shooting and the OWS ‘movement': The Occupy Wall Street movement has had several iterations in the last few weeks but none perhaps as important as what happened in the last few days when shots were fired at the White House and the Secret Service searched Occupy D.C.…Continue Reading

SNL’s Devil Quits After Hearing About Penn State Sex Scandal and Alleged Cover Up: Weekend Update Video

SNL’s Devil Quits After Hearing About Penn State Sex Scandal and Alleged Cover Up Weekend Update Video: SNL’s Devil shocked by Penn State Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky news this week. “I’m the prince of darkness but I’m not a monster” exclaimed Saturday Night Live’s “Devil”. The latest SNL Weekend Update featured Seth Meyers interviewing the…Continue Reading

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Visits Occupy Wall Street: (Video)

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Visits Occupy Wall Street: (Video)

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Visits Occupy Wall Street: The “Occupy” Wall Street movement has been getting a lot of attention from websites and the media.  Triumph the Insult Comic Dog visited the Occupy Wall Street movement and gave his interesting take on what was happening.  He walked up to protesters and did what he…Continue Reading

YouTube Original Content Addition Could Change Media Business Models

YouTube Original Content Addition Could Change Media Business Models

YouTube Looks To Take From TV- Adds Original Content Channels: YouTube is taking on traditional media with new online/mobile offerings. YouTube announced Friday the company will be launching original programming to compete with cable networks, movie studios and other content providers.  The new channels will be hosted by some familiar names in the world of…Continue Reading

Netflix’s earnings year over year rise but company loses 800,000 customers in the 3rd quarter.

Netflix’s earnings year over year rise but company loses 800,000 customers in the 3rd quarter.

Netflix’s earnings year over year rise but company loses 800,000 customers in the 3rd quarter. Netflix’s subscriber base falls due to price increase: Netflix’s third-quarter earnings rose but the company lost a significant amount of subscribers.   The company’s financial results were released today and showed the result of Netflix’s price increase were negative as customers left…Continue Reading