The Internet Economy has grown more rapidly than anyone could have envisioned even five years ago, opening up new vistas of communication, collaboration and coordination between consumers, businesses and trading partners.
"Singing 'The Cup of Life' at George Bush's inauguration is like playing the fiddle while Rome burns," said an angry Robi Draco Rosa who wrote the hit song and numerous other tracks for Martin, including the breakthrough smash "Livin' La Vida Loca".
Executives at Universal Records and FB Entertainment, an affiliate of FUBU The Collection, announced that they have brokered a joint venture deal to share marketing, distribution and promotion duties for FUBU Records, a new imprint which is an entity of FB Entertainment.
As digital television opens new frontiers, competition between telecommunications giants and the TV industry is rapidly increasing. Ovum, the independent analyst and consulting company, predicts digital television connections will grow from 62 million in 2001 to 350 million in 2006.
In response to streaming media industry demand for more detailed audience size and demographic information, and for rankings of leading on-line broadcasters, MeasureCast, Inc. released its first monthly analysis of the Internet radio industry.
With nine new categories and 240 nominees in all (241 if you separately count Will Ferrell and Darrell Hammond as "Bush vs. Gore" on Saturday Night Live), the excitement continues to build for the third annual "TV Guide Awards," which has announced its first-round nominees.