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What Millennials Want: Perks and Benefits in the Workplace

This year, millennials surpassed baby boomers to officially become the country's largest generation, and by 2025, 75 percent of the US workforce will be...

Transmedia Producers – Conducting Symphonies of Narratives

We hosted the second in a series of exclusive Transmedia workshops last week in Washington D.C. with Starlight Runner’s Jeff Gomez. This time I...

The Future of TV isn’t apps

Tech Crunch reports: "Whenever a new technology arrives we typically misuse it.  Rather than rethinking what’s possible and transforming industries, we consistently use it...

Mobovivo's Doerksen: iPad Mini announcement will be much bigger

Trevor Doerksen, founder & CEO of Mobovivo, contributed a guest post about his belief that Apple's October 12 announcement will be much bigger than an iPad Mini.

YouTube says machine learning is making progress against violent extremist content

Venture Beat reports: "Four months after launching a program to fight violent extremist content, YouTube says it has become far more efficient at identifying...

Internet of Things strategies are going from general to specialized and...

Recode reports "A nearly existential search for meaning and direction is hitting the tech industry and its major players in a way that they’ve never truly experienced before. Why? It’s a combination of factors, including market maturity, flattened growth in key categories, and the lack of a clear picture about where things are headed. One of the few directions most seem to agree on is the growing importance of the Internet of Things (IoT). Even here, however, the general fuzziness about what IoT really is, how to best approach it, and what the real opportunities are is leading to a lot of head-scratching and strategic adjustments."

Guest post: Can we trust social media publishers to protect our...

Can we trust social media publishers to protect our privacy? Barry Murphy, co-founder and principal analyst of EDJ Group, cautions that this question has legal ramifications every business needs to understand.

Sony’s Crackle is coming to Xfinity On Demand

Mashable reports, "Sony has continued to ramp up Crackle's content offerings to compete with other services in a crowded marketplace. But with Comcast, Crackle can attract new audiences. “Our deal with Comcast expands the reach of our content to new audiences across Xfinity On Demand platforms, ” Eric Berger, EVP Digital Networks of Sony Pictures Television and GM of Crackle, said in a statement. “Now millions of viewers will be able to access Crackle’s original programming on demand, without having to leave their set top box environment.” For Comcast, it's a chance to get fresh programming on its platforms."

Double Vision: Media Monetization Through Second Screen

Would you be able to survive a night with The Walking Dead? Do you think your favorite celebrity could? You can find out by hooking up to Story Sync, a second screen app that lets viewers interact with the show on their tablet while watching it on TV. Story Sync also tells viewers which character they most resemble, and its “WatchWith” feature gives them the opportunity to share the experience with celebrity participants.

Mobile expected to be the first screen for Rio 2016 Summer...

VentureBeat reports "Mobile phones and tablets are expected to become the “first screen” that people use to view live coverage of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, according to a survey of U.S. users by multiscreen service platform Phunware. The switch from prerecorded television to mobile reflects a desire for more Olympic content and the ability to control what you see on the screen, Austin, Texas-based Phunware said."