Wearable Technology New Opportunity for Marketers, MediaLink CEO Says

LAS VEGAS —  Keep an eye on developments in wearable technology as that’s a field ripe for marketing innovation, says  Michael Kassan, Chairman and CEO of MediaLink, a media consulting firm, in an interview with Beet.TV at CES. “CES allows important conversations between marketers and manufacturers, which can help in delivering the new technology. This year at […]


CES 2014 is Biggest Ever, Gary Shapiro Says

LAS VEGAS — Fueled by a focus on media, new products, and technology of the future, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is the largest ever, says Gary Shapiro, head of the Consumer Electronics Association, in an interview with Beet.TV. The flagship consumer electronics event comprises more than 2 million square feet of exhibit space with […]


Cisco’s Cozzolino: Compression Is Essential For Broadband 4K

LAS VEGAS — 4K televisions being touted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) promise phenomenal-quality viewing in the years ahead. But traditional broadcast infrastructure may not be able to cope with the extra demands, and broadband pipes may not be fat enough either, says one exec. “The only way a wireline operator is going to […]


NYT’s Zimbalist: Redesigned Site Wants Sophisticated Paid Posts

LAS VEGAS — The New York Times’ web redesign on Wednesday opened the site up to paid articles from sponsors – but a distinction will always be clear and the publisher wants only “sophisticated” examples of the format including video, the exec in charge tells Beet.TV. “We are going to give marketers a platform to […]


PubMatic Adds Video Ads To Real-Time Platform

LAS VEGAS — Pubmatic has long offered premium publishers the ability to sell their display and mobile ad inventory using real-time systems. Now it’s about to offer video ad sales in the same way, too. Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Redwood City- and New York-based company president Kirk McDonald tells Beet.TV Pubmatic will […]


Cisco CEO John Chambers: 2014 is the “Inflection Point” for the Internet

LAS VEGAS – In advance of his keynote speech to the Consumer Electronics Show here, Cisco CEO John Chambers tells Beet.TV in this video interview that 2014 will be the “inflection point” of the Internet  – the emergence of what he calls the “Internet of everything.” In this interview, he talks about the importance of […]

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