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Steve Rosenbaum

Apple Will Crush this Holiday's Sales Records

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This holiday, odds are you're going to buy one of Job's 'bicycles.'

Barry Diller, Wiki Leaks, and Groupon

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

What Assange is saying is that the era of secrets is over... What the Groupon decision means is that Google, for all its power and influence, isn't the only path to a successful business with a strong revenue stream and a bright future.

AOL's New Video Chief Charts a Course

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Ran Harnevo smiles when he tells you he isn't the "new" head of AOL Video, he's the first person to have that job. As he sees it -- it's a sign of the times that big web players see video as core to their future.

"What is a YouTuber" and Other Dumb Adult Questions

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

A generation of kids is growing up hardly knowing what cable is. So, I thought I might find a willing subject to talk about the world's largest "TV" service. Of course, I mean YouTube.

Content Curation: It's Going to Be HUGE

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It's counter-intuitive--especially to Americans. But often less is more. When Erin Scime wrote a blog titled: "Content Strategist as Digital Curator"...

Digital Celebs. Fast. Cheap. And in Control.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

At first glance, David Caruso hardly seems like a micro-celebrity. After all, he's the star of the CBS hit series CSI Miami. He's got instant recognit...

Humans vs. Robots: In Music, humans win!

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

A few years back - I was trying to get my Amtrak ticket out of what was then a new computer ATM ticket kiosk. For some reason, it wasn't working - and...

The Father of Modern Web Video: YouTube's Chad Hurley

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Today -- YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world, second behind Google. And it's the third most visited website on the net, behind Google and Facebook. Chad Hurely is 33 years old.

Is Apple TV 2.0 DOA?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

There's a battle under way for the new living room 'box' and Apple had the early lead and a sexy price point with Apple TV 2.0. Sure critics could sa...

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

MySpace is undergoing a wholesale change to the editorial thinking of the site. As MySpace exec's explained to me, they went looking under the hood and found a untapped goldmine of member generated tastes, picks and passions.

Do We Trust Google To Run Our Highways?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

For two days on Hawaii's Big Island, Venture Capitalist David Hornik of August Capital invited a small group of friends and colleagues to what is best...

BBC's Sambrook "Brands are now Storytellers"

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

What's happening to journalism? Is it "over" -- or just evolving? One thing is certain -- many of the subjects of mainstream journalism are taking t...

Is Facebook the First 'Socially Curated' Network?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I recently got to thinking about the 'DNA' of big web media companies. What are the essential characteristics that will create a successful business model in the future?

Mr. Rogers' 'Digital' Neighborhood

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

"You Are Special" Mr. Rogers told me through the TV set. And a generation of children took his kind, supportive message to hear.

Is Cable Dead? You Do the Math...

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

For as long as anyone can remember, we've received more TV in our homes than we could ever want -- and less of what we want. The Fall of 2010 is when that changes.

Why VCs Will Miss the Video Revolution

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Video is two distinctly different things: it's the network, and it's the software that operates on and organizes the software on the network. One is mature, the other is just arriving.

TV is Dead. Long Live Web Video.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

In the past 5 years, from 2005 to 2010, as Web video has moved to become the fastest growing and most prevalent form of traffic emerging on the Web, something else happened. Web video abandoned TV.

Music Videos - The future of interactive creative -

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

There's always been an odd disconnect between music videos and the web. The web is interactive, personal, programmable... providing a unique experien...

9/11: A Glimpse Into the Future

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

2010-09-10-pulll.jpgIn just 12 months, the first phase of the 9/11 Memorial will open -- and New Yorkers, Americans, and visitors from around the world will be able to see the Memorial pools.

Apple vs. Google: The Living Room Wars

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Google and Apple have been circling each other. Apple has been winning in music, devices, and mobile. Google has been winning in search, advertising, and web apps. But today, the gloves come off.

Jason Hirschhorn...will Curate the Future!

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Jason Hirschhorn has always been a bit of a media-giant outsider, more of a startup entrepreneur whose creations and vision have drawn him in - time after time.

ABC News Skypes Interviews on the Cheap

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

ABC News' decision to ground its fleet of correspondents and turn them into a team of journalist/telemarketers who tell stories through webcams threatens to further erode what's left of TV journalism.

Is Jon Stewart the Walter Cronkite of This Generation?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Jon Stewart isn't a newsman, a reporter, or a correspondent. But he is an honest broker of ideas in a time when it's needed to separate the PR noise from the daily news, and that he does better than anyone else in the media.

How Kodak Got It's Mojo Back: CMO Hayzlett's "Mirror Test"

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Social media has come on fast, and there's no doubt that its left some folks a bit disoriented. But Kodak has been surprisingly nimble in adopting new practices, thanks to Chief Marketing Officer Jeffrey Hayzlett.

WeMedia's iPad Economy

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Just a scant four weeks after the launch of the iPad, WeMedia had the wisdom to gather some folks to spend a day exploring the future of the iPad eco...