After exploding on to the political scene in 2004 with its animated videos, the JibJab brothers are trying out more family-friendly fare.
Company responsible for those "Elf Yourself" dance videos has raised funding from Sony Pictures Entertainment, Overbrook Entertainment, and Polaris Venture Partners.
Even a "guerilla, low-cost" funny video site needs more than advertising to make money, he says. One solution? Selling more "expressive" media, like custom electronic greeting cards.
The comedy site launches a new mashup in which eager procrastinators can create movies of themselves battling zombie versions of their least favorite politicians.
Video rental service rolls out a mobile application for a popular feature. App makers, by the way, say that teaching and entertainment apps for kids are a way to get parents to spend.
With JibJab Jr. Books, you can plaster your kid's face on the virtual pages of an iPad storybook. But the lack of sound and music lessens the experience.
One startup has made the shift from offering in-app sweepstakes to connecting talented developers with businesses.
McAfee (the company, not the man) declares that you really have to beware in love. Otherwise, your passwords, photos, and other things will become public.