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Digital Entertainment World Announces 2015 DEW Keynotes

Digital Media Wire and IDG World Expo today announced that Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television, Ynon Kreiz, President of Maker Studios, and Eddy Moretti, Chief Creative Officer of VICE Media Worldwide have been named as the first keynote speakers for second annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW).

Shares of AOL hit 52-week high following strong earnings [with chart]

Shares of AOL briefly reached a 52-week high early Wednesday after the company announced it swung to a quarterly profit thanks to a 6 percent jump in ad revenue and a one-time gain on the sale of its patents.

Research: Half of mobile gamers play device at home (but 2%...

Half of U.K. and U.S. mobile gamers prefer to play on their mobile devices even when they’re at home, according to a new survey conducted by independent research firm Information Solutions Group.

FCC: ISPs getting more accurate with speed promises [with chart]

Many Internet providers still aren’t telling the entire truth when it comes to what speeds their residential users get, but they’re getting closer, according to an FCC report released today.

Research: smartphone and tablet users act on clicked ads [with chart,...

Nearly half (47 percent) of tablet users engage with ads on it at least once a week, a segment that drops to 25 percent for smartphone users. Once engaged, these mobile consumers are very likely to take action.

Netflix subscribers shifting from movies to TV shows [with chart]

As DirecTV and Dish Network subscribers enter the weekend without some of their favorite channels, Nielsen reports that a growing number of Netflix viewers watch TV in preference to movies.

Research: 80% of new U.S. cars will be 'connected' by 2017...

By 2017, more than 80 percent of new cars in the U.S. and Western Europe will include connected car features, according to a new report from ABI Research.

Research: 1.5b YouTube streams in May by just 5 channels [with...

The top five YouTube Partner channels, led by Vevo, Warner Music Group and Machinima, collectively accounted for nearly 1.5 billion total streams in May.

Confusing online content licenses hinder viewership [with chart]

A new study found that a lot of the confusion regarding online movies and TV shows is caused by the business side of the entertainment industry, not the technology.

Research: audiences prefer not to interrupt shows for social [with infographic]

A majority of people are unlikely to use automatic social alerts that tell friends what entertainment they’re watching or hearing, and they prefer not to comment until it's over, research shows.