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Spotify CEO: Irking Taylor Swift was a 'big success'

When the pop superstar pulled her music off the streaming music service last year, her protest ended up acquainting a whole new group of people with Spotify, CEO Daniel Ek says.

By September 28, 2015


Clarkson and the 'Top Gear' team are 'very, very, very expensive' says Amazon boss

Jeff Bezos says Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are "worth a lot and they know it."

By August 17, 2015


Seeing more ads on your phone? Mobile ad revenue spikes

Did you notice more commercials while you toyed with your phone or watched an online video? Sales of both jumped last year, lifting total Internet ad spending to a record $49.5 billion in the US.

By April 23, 2015


​Want fancy Firefox features? Secure your website

In a bid to make the Web a safer place, Mozilla's security team proposes making encrypted connections necessary for using new Web technologies. Google's Chrome team has a similar idea.

By April 14, 2015


Privacy push means free encryption for websites

Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.

By November 18, 2014


Internet ad sales surpass broadcast TV for first time ever

Online ad revenue in the US hit a high of $42 billion last year, jumping past the $40.1 billion generated by TV ads.

By April 10, 2014


Ad blockers get ad-group exec's blood boiling (Q&A)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.

By April 4, 2014


US government begins loosening decades-old grip on the Internet

ICANN, eager to wean itself from the US Commerce Department, will set up the "multistakeholder" governance it has sought for overseeing the Internet's core workings.

By March 14, 2014


Internet ad sales climb to $10.7 billion

Advertisers spent an unprecedented amount on online ads in the third quarter of 2013, reports the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

By December 23, 2013


Hulu CEO: $750M means you start getting more scripts

The acting chief of the online-television site says one effect of getting a cash infusion means more pitches for original content -- but Hulu's ambitions there are relatively muted.

By September 23, 2013