Monday, August 14, 2017

Streaming’s Biggest Hurdle: Convincing Cable Customers

Streaming’s Biggest Hurdle

So far, the biggest advantage of streaming – other than binging – has been the relatively low cost versus cable. It’s easy to pay ten bucks for Netflix when you’ve been paying $100 for cable. But what will happen during the transition as more streaming services come online, and cable still has some hold on the marketplace? Is it possible that a “bundle” of streaming services could end up costing as much as cable does now? Cable certainly hopes you think so.

Monday, August 07, 2017

NFL Battling Image as Season Set to Kick Off

NFL battling image as season set to kick off

The NFL preseason kicked off last week with the Hall of Fame game. The same week, seven deserving superstars were enshrined in the hall and draped in the gold jacket that represents the sport’s top honor.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Comic-Cons Morphing in Digital Media World

One of the biggest questions in “geek culture” in the digital age is what will happen to Comic Cons. At this point, they are still primary opportunities to gather with like-minded fans, meet idols and show off favorite cosplay outfits. But that may change as the world becomes increasingly digital and VR creeps into the conversation of gamers and even TV fans.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Tennis’ Tomic Loses Sponsor Over Comments

Tennis’ Tomic loses sponsor over comments
Bernard Tomic did not have a very happy Wimbledon. First, he was knocked out of the tournament in the first round. Then things really took a turn for the worse. In a news conference after the loss, Tomic said some things that raised the ire of tournament officials.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Tebow - Drawing for Mets - Earns a Promotion

Tebow - drawing for Mets - earns a promotion

Forget what you think about Tim Tebow. If there’s one thing he’s always been, it’s a money draw. People will come to see him play. They will buy shirts with his name on it and bring signs singing his praises. Such is the power of Tebow.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Ford Shifts Focus to China

Ford shifts Focus to China

For the past year, the hubbub in the Rust Belt was all about who was going to Mexico, when and to what extent. Ford was, then they weren’t, then they were again, but not to build this time. Now, it turns out, Ford might be building on an entirely different continent altogether. In a recent statement, the company announced plans to move production of the compact Focus to China.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Penguin Nation is on Cloud Nine

The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions, and the state of Pennsylvania absolutely loves it. Getting your team’s name etched on Lord Stanley’s Cup is something special. Doing it in back to back years is something no hockey team has done in almost two decades. That signature achievement led to what some are calling the biggest celebratory parade in team history. And, for a team with five Cups in a city that loves its sports teams, that’s really saying something.