Posts Tagged ‘Zynga’

What a way to start the week! Arianna Huffington, now AOL content czar, swings $315mm in HuffPo acquisition and fulfills promise to make blogging a pay profession. Of course, as an AOL music blogger, I’m biased and couldn’t be happier, for this now makes two iconic bosses in my career and great cocktail chatter for […]


With the advent of the paywall on Hulu, YouTube, Boxee and other video platforms, Hollywood could learn a lesson from the online gaming industry on just what it will take to get to epic profitability – tapping the consumers all-important willingness to pay. The online gaming industry is exploding into a substantial second economy as […]


Just in time for GDC Week, the 2nd Annual Flash Gaming Summit rolls into town tomorrow at the Mission Bay Conference Center at 1675 Owens.  The event is being live streamed and you can watch it remotely at:  https://admin.adobe.acrobat.com/_a561260173/flashgamingsummit/. Not sure of the hashtag yet, I’m guessing it will be #FGS but will update once […]


Around 8 this morning I was sitting in a practically empty room waiting for the Electus keynote when actor Jason Bateman sat down right next to me.  “No way, are you the surprise partner announcement this morning” I asked.  Wow, is Electus developing its own Arrested Development.” “Filming it right here, right now” he said.  And […]


Tu 1/5 – W 1/6, Th 1/7 – Su 1/10 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW 110,000 expected, 2500 exhibitors, 800 speakers, 250 conference sessions incl Digital Hollywood, Connections, and Digital Media Wire, it’s the largest digital media event of the year! Las Vegas Convention Center, Hilton, Venetian, spanning the Las Vegas Strip http://www.cesweb.org Tu 1/5 12-4, V Titian […]


SD Forum is holding their Business of New Media event today on the Microsoft campus in Mountain View.  If you have IE or Firefox you can watch it here: mychannel.dyyno.net/sdforum.  Below is the summary of @SDForum tweets: Mike McGuire, Gartner There is a lot of money out there for social media, but it’s only going to […]


Probably one of the hippest music conferences earlier this year was the SanFranMusicTech conference that packed 600 into the swanky Kabuki at 1625 Post in San Francisco.  Well they’re back by popular demand this Monday with Third Eye Blind – how cool is that!  There will be live streaming on the site at http://www.sfmusictech.com and […]