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As Hispanics’ Online Use Surges, Telemundo Responds

According to Nielsen Online, 9.8% of active U.S. Internet users are Hispanic, The Miami Herald reported Monday.  In total, 16.9 million Hispanics were part of the active U.S. online population in July — up from 14.9 million users in July 2007 and 13.7 million users in July 2006.   To take...

First Online Olympics Sets New Media Precedent

Olympic athletes broke 132 Olympics records and set 43 new world records during the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. Meanwhile, Olympics fans who logged on to the Internet to follow the events around the clock set a new online precedent during the Games,  Nielsen Online reported Wednesday. Olympics...

Despite Loss, A Ratings Win For China Women’s Volleyball

Despite losing to Cuba in a closely contested game Wednesday evening, the Chinese women’s volleyball team claimed the top TV rating of all Olympics events broadcast on Chinese television on Wednesday, August 13, AGB Nielsen Media Research reported Thursday. In China, 143 million viewers watched...

Amazon Sees Strong Web, Financial Growth in Q2 2008

Investor’s Business Daily reported Wednesday that Amazon.com reported impressive second-quarter profits and sales, exceeding analysts’ expectations.  The company’s sales for the most recent quarter grew 41% to $4.06 billion, and its operating income increased by 86% to $217...
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