Commentary and analysis from Simon Dumenco
Dumenco is making a surprise bid for Snapchat, hoping to beat out Facebook, Google and Tencent.
After a giddy introduction on '60 Minutes,' let's take a moment to do a reality-check on Amazon's drones.
Dumenco shares a "leaked" memo that reveals secret plans to "keep Christmas-shopping opportunities top-of-mind throughout the year."
Toy company GoldieBlox says it has the right to adapt a Beastie Boys song for a parody. In a new letter today, the Beasties beg to differ.
Boston.com produces a chilling liveblog of JFK's shooting, but unfortunate ads mar the effort. Anyone want to play "Battlefield 4"?
The company's recent campaign against a wage hike is now undermining its rosy spin on a food drive for employees.
Dumenco argues that today's reviled 24/7 news cycle was born a lot earlier than you might think.
Rupert Murdoch ate all our Halloween candy! Waaaaaaaah!
Pelo has plans to integrate the GetGlue community of 'superfans' across its own app and apps it's built with partners like AOL and Nintendo.
The TV check-in service has a new suitor that plans to use its active fans to help engage the far larger crowd of social TV lurkers.
For one thing, to keep growing, Twitter needs to get better at media, not just meta-media.
Word of mouth about fall's new shows turned out to line up pretty well with early viewing -- with a few exceptions.
In the sequel to its 2007 quirky, animated safety video, the airline has upped the ante -- and the volume.
'The first intimate care wash with all the bold, spicy flavors of fall!'
Dumenco has a heart-to-heart with his favorite appliance.
The 'Colbert Report' host tried to bypass HealthCare.gov with an in-person sign-up. It didn't go so well.
The 'JFK' director is joined by Phil Donahue, Maggie Gyllenhaal, John Cusack and Wil Wheaton... Why?
'... and we were able to make it more thrown-together than ever.'
The site declines to remove 'a clip of a masked man killing a woman,' says the BBC. Why? [Now with a new update Wednesday morning.]
We tend to forget how ephemeral a lot of digital brands end up being, while overlooking the dynastic strength of iconic glossy brands.