NBC, CBS, and Fox might compete for ratings, but they’re taking a stand together against Dish Network Corp. The television networks are suing Dish because of “AutoHop,” a feature that allows viewers to hop over the commercial breaks. CBS said in a statement: “This service takes existing network content and modifies it in a manner that is unauthorised and illegal. We believe this is a clear violation of copyright law and we intend to stop it.”ERPLY and PayPal have integrated in a way that lets consumers pay for in-store shopping trips with their phones. A customer only has to “check in” to a store on PayPal, and then he or she can pay via PayPal. The mobile app will identify local participating retailers that are close to the consumer.
Zynga has made a deal with Dreamworks that will launch to build up hype for Madagascar 3. Leading up to the film’s release, Draw Something will feature ads for the movie and Madagascar-inspired words that users can choose and draw.
St. Louis-based Elasticity, a digital marketing and PR firm, is opening up a shop in Chicago. It will be led by the redheaded Chicago native, David Vislosky.
DBG has launched SPACES, a new home and design channel for YouTube.
According to a new survey by comScore, the internet is the No.1 medium in Brazil.
Publicis NY producer Drew Putzel has passed away unexpectedly.
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