| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
New Form Digital, the online studio joint venture of Discovery Communications, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and others, has cut its first production deals with 14 YouTube creators for short films.
The studio is funding the films, each less than 10 minutes...
| Jun 27, 2014
Once or twice a year I'm invited to talk with a classroom of university students about my career. Afterward the students pepper me with questions related, naturally, to their future: How do I find work once I graduate? How do I get a byline out of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
When Donna Johnson's father died suddenly of a massive heart attack, her mother tried to get access to his email account and digital photo repository. She wanted to pay bills and make sure that treasured family photos remained intact.
Even though she was...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Internet is quietly exploding. More than 300 new top-level domains — the extension of the Internet address after the dot, such as .com or .net — were created in recent months by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read.
That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Marissa Mayer practically sprinted away from photographers Friday at the Allen & Co. annual media and technology conference.
Flanked by a security guard, the Yahoo chief refused to acknowledge calls for her to turn around, depriving shutterbugs of a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
How could "The Good Wife" not make the cut this year? That was the question top of mind for many bizzers Thursday morning as they digested the news of the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations.
No doubt the drama series competition was fierce...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Corey Moss, previously head of digital at Principato-Young Entertainment, has joined Hearst as SVP of production and development for Hearst Digital Studios.
Moss, to remain based in Los Angeles, will be tasked with expanding Hearst Digital Studios'...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Playing some of drama’s most enthralling — at times, frustrating — characters on television, these six actors help make TV look good.
For the Emmy Round Table on drama, The Envelope gathered Julianna Margulies, who plays dedicated...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
You've got (spam) mail.
Several AOL users are complaining on Twitter that their email accounts have been hacked and are being used to send out spam to others.
Multiple users have said that their accounts have been affected despite not being used in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:45 PM
AOL Mail has changed its policies to prevent spammers from sending messages out of addresses that are made to look like real AOL email accounts.
The company announced the change Tuesday afternoon after numerous users took to Twitter to complain that...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Apple's Mail app in iOS 7 is failing to encrypt email attachments, leaving user data vulnerable to hackers, a recent study found.
Andreas Kurtz, a security researcher, posted his findings online, saying Apple's email app in the latest version of its...