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Samsung set to splash out $20m on Jay-Z mobile sponsorship

Samsung is reportedly set to sign one of the biggest sponsorship deals in tech history by splurging $20m on the rapper and impresario.

By June 5, 2013

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Ethics watch: Yelp's sponsorship program

Yelp has a program for businesses to buy into enhanced services. The majority of this program is standard fare, with the exception of enhanced business profiles, something that can give an edge to businesses willing to pay up.

By April 5, 2007

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Ad-supported Kindle 3G drops to $139

With a sponsorship from AT&T, Amazon has dropped the price of the Kindle 3G to $139.

By July 13, 2011

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The 404 1099: Where we dump the tape delay

Complaining about NBC's coverage of the London Olympics is a sport we can all engage in, but the programming tape delay isn't the network's fault--it's the Internet's. Today we'll discuss the games' corporate sponsorship and its effects on social media coverage, the FBI gathering a database of tattoos, and our collective ability to predict illness on Twitter.

By August 2, 2012

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The 404 1,099: Where we dump the tape delay (podcast)

Complaining about NBC's coverage of the London Olympics is a sport we can all engage in, but the programming tape delay isn't the network's fault -- it's the Internet's. Today we'll discuss the games' corporate sponsorship and its effects on social media coverage, the FBI gathering a database of tattoos, and our collective ability to predict illness on Twitter.

By July 31, 2012

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Grasping the corporate presence at Maker Faire

The do-it-yourself festival now attracts sponsorship attention from some companies that haven't been do-it-yourself for decades. What do the indie makers and crafters think of this?

By September 26, 2010

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Is BlackBerry mimicking Apple? Or is Bono?

The new RIM ad, touting its sponsorship of the U2 Tour, looks very much like an Apple ad. But who might be responsible for that?

By July 12, 2009

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Alternate-reality games flourish at the grassroots

While big ARGs like I Love Bees and The Beast get most of the ink, there has been a steady stream of games built for very small audiences, without corporate sponsorship.

By November 23, 2009

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Samsung PS50A756 1080p plasma: Come on you Red Devils

We uncover a major faux pas in the world of football sponsorship, but take a few moments to enjoy Samsung's new plasma TV anyway

By October 9, 2008

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Ep. 628: Where we're built for speed, not comfort

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu say a fond farewell to Natali Del Conte Thursdays (for now), take a peek at Chatroulette's new and legit services, and pimp our our ongoing Blackberry sponsorship!

By July 22, 2010