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The Economics of Prime Time: How Much Does It Cost To Place A 30 Second Ad In A Prime Time Weeknight TV Show?

Though the economics of the television business have drastically changed in the past decade, with cable and emerging platforms splintering the …

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Depending on the length of the ad, who produces the ad, the markets in which it airs -- as well as how many times it has been aired -- all decide how …

Media Management

Wendy's Has No Beef With Its Latest Creative Consultant -- Facebook

Now that's better.<p>As recently as three years ago, Wendy's digital strategy could be summed up in two words: virtually nonexistent. While rivals like …

Here Are Microsoft's New Robot Security Guards

Microsoft recently installed a fleet of 5-feet-tall, 300-pound robots to protect its Silicon Valley campus. The robots are packed with HD security cameras and sensors to take in their organic, protein-based surroundings. There's also an artificial intelligence on board that can sound alarms when …

Self-Driving Cars Could Steal The Last Of Your Free Time

New concepts from Mercedes and Ideo reveal something scary. Your commute could be claimed for you…or for your boss.<p>We know self-driving cars are coming for us–in fact, by 2040, 75% of the cars on the road may be self-driving. But what will your commute look like when it doesn’t require you to drive …

Astronauts explain why it's important that you, yes you, go into space

Commercial space travel has suffered a series of setbacks as an unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded during takeoff during a mission to resupply the International Space Station.<p>Virgin Galactic more recently lost SpaceShipTwo, an early version of a ship that is planned to …

Green Knight Rises? Christian Bale 'jealous' of Ben Affleck playing Batman

After three films of donning black rubber and speaking like an angry chainsmoker, Christian Bale has understandably found it hard to let go of Batman – to the point where he has admitted being jealous of Ben Affleck taking on the role for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.<p>Speaking to Empire …

33 Gifts The iPhone Addict In Your Life Will Want

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America's unhealthiest fast foods

If there’s one fact that’s been drilled into our heads about fast food, it’s that it’s unhealthy. But as with any other restaurant fare, some fast food menu items are a whole lot unhealthier than others. We looked at the menus of 12 of the country’s leading fast food chains, and these are the …