Media companies woo advertisers as spend shifts to digital

Kevin Mazur | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Media giants are making their annual pitches to advertisers this week against the backdrop of significant disruption in the industry. The Hollywood writers and actors strikes are over, meaning Upfronts will likely be star-studded once again, major cost cutting is largely in the rear view mirror … Read more

Microsoft uses compute units to charge customers for security Copilot

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the company’s Ignite Spotlight event in Seoul on Nov. 15, 2022. Nadella gave a keynote speech at an event hosted by the company’s Korean unit. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft is rolling out an unorthodox pricing model for its new security chatbot that becomes available to … Read more

Four reasons Walmart wants to buy smart TV maker Vizio

A worker walks past televisions, including the Vizio brand, on display in a Walmart Supercenter on February 20, 2024, in Hallandale Beach, Florida.  Joe Raedle | Getty Images Walmart is doing some shopping of its own. The retail giant announced last week that it plans to buy smart TV maker Vizio in a $2.3 billion … Read more