Music Dec 23, 2014

Lower sales affected acts worldwide

by Patrick St. Michel

The Japanese music market has faced hard times as of late. Starting with an announcement from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry in March that the country's music sales dropped 16.7 percent in 2013, the past 12 months saw no particular upswing in ...

2013 was an amazing year in tech

Business / Tech Dec 31, 2013

2013 was an amazing year in tech

by Vivek Wadhwa

If you go by the headlines, the iPhone 5S and Google Glass were the big technology stories of 2013, and Twitter's IPO was the event of the year. The coverage of Glass focused mostly on its privacy implications — not its ability to change ...

Business / Tech Dec 31, 2013

New Google ad service called 'game-changing'

by Mark Sweney

  Ever since marketing pioneer John Wanamaker quipped that half of all the money he spent on advertising was wasted, but he didn't know which half, businesses have been striving to make their advertising spending accountable. That was in the late 19th century. The department store ...