By the time you read this, this year's Media360 event will be well under way in East London's ExCel - now positioning itself as an acclaimed Olympic venue, no less. Conference fatigue aside, never has the event's concept felt so appropriate.
Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, makes a fascinating interviewee: partly because, as the head of the world's pre-eminent search engine, he is uniquely powerful; partly because, as an electrical engineering graduate from Princeton, he is exceptionally bright; and partly because he is consistently...
Technology continues to bring mass disruption to the media business. As our media coverage this week highlights, it is developments at the likes of Twitter, Microsoft, Yahoo! and Tumblr that are grabbing much of the attention.
Outside somewhere, in a time long ago, before even Jean-Claude Decaux had pasted his first poster, the Romans were using the walls of Pompeii to advertise tourist destinations, local shops and political campaigns to the visiting masses.
Will people pay for general news online? Not if they can get it elsewhere for free. Which is why the new strategies behind the pay models for the Telegraph brands - and, later this summer, The Sun - are rooted in more than selling generic news.
07 Mar 2013
| by Ed Vaizey
The week begins with a visit to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It's an important part of the city's economy and they have built a new conference centre to accommodate it. More than 72,000 delegates from all over the world have turned up to talk all things mobile for something like four days.
So, we have lost our AAA credit rating and Moody's expects UK growth to "remain sluggish over the next few years". What are we going to do about it? Well, in terms of industry initiatives, quite a lot, actually.
15 Jan 2013
| by John Tigg
Tablets, giant TVs and a fridge that orders its own milk; Videology's John Tigg takes a walk round the halls at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
14 Nov 2012
| by Dom Duhan
Video games have the potential to excite and engage audiences, writes Dom Duhan, digital director, Innovision.
13 Nov 2012
| by David Finlay
How will well-known brands cope with the increasing number of challenges posed by new and disruptive technologies, asks David Finlay, managing consultant, digital, Purple.