News

China’s Box Office Hits Record Over New Year Week

BEIJING (AP) — China’s box office hit a new record over the seven-day Chinese New Year holiday, according to figures released Monday. There were more than 38 million visits to the cinema between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6 with a record box office of 1.41 billion yuan ($230 million), according […]
China’s Box Office Hits Record Over New Year Week
News

China Is Cracking Down On Airing Reality Shows

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are cracking down on how often broadcasters can air reality, dating and talent shows such as the Chinese versions of “American Idol” and “The Voice,” which draw huge audiences. Provincial broadcasters show such programs, which are cheap to produce and earn a lot of advertising […]
China Is Cracking Down On Airing Reality Shows
Strategy

Newscred CEO: The World Will Let You Know When Your Product Is Right

[credit provider=”NewsCred”] Few companies grow exactly as their founders expect them to. That was certainly the case for Shafqat Islam and NewsCred. After leaving Merril Lynch, Islam, an engineer by training, started the company as a consumer facing news site.realising that tools for publishers to syndicate and licence content were […]
Newscred CEO: The World Will Let You Know When Your Product Is Right
Strategy

NewsCred CEO: It’s Worth It To Spend Time In The Corporate Trenches

[credit provider=”NewsCred”] There’s been a lot of discussion lately over whether college is a waste of time. Given the popularity of Mark Zuckerberg’s story and Peter Thiel’s activism, it’s no surprise young people are looking to enter the startup world right out of school.Some try it even earlier, rejecting the […]
NewsCred CEO: It’s Worth It To Spend Time In The Corporate Trenches
Strategy

How NewsCred’s CEO Convinced Major Brands That They Need To Pay For Journalism

[credit provider=”pepsi.com” url=”http://www.pepsi.com/”] Though it started out as a news site, then syndicated content for publishers, the future of New York startup NewsCred, according to its CEO, will be in selling articles and content to the world’s biggest brands.Current clients include Pepsi, Johnson & Johnson, and Orange Telecom. 
How NewsCred’s CEO Convinced Major Brands That They Need To Pay For Journalism
Tech

What It Feels Like To Buy The Company You Always Looked Up To

[credit provider=”NewsCred”] NewsCred founder Shafqat Islam always looked up to Daylife, a pioneering service which provided Internet publishers with tools for presenting articles, links, and images.Now he owns the company. NewsCred just acquired Daylife, whose customers include publishers like the Associated Press and BuzzFeed, for an undisclosed amount.
What It Feels Like To Buy The Company You Always Looked Up To