Halo 4 Remix Contest: Entries will be judged by composer Neil Davidge of Massive Attack, “Halo 4” audio director Sotaro Tojima, and electronic musicians Sander Van Doorn and CASPA based on originality, creativity, and musicality.
Winners will be announced on Nov. 16.
Contest starts Oct. 3 and runs til Oct. 29.
More on the upcoming Google Drive service
The short story? 5 GB of storage, and it launches next week, likely on Tuesday at http://drive.google.com
Offerings in the video package would include live TV as well as on-demand and online access to TV channels, according to the report, which was based on an earlier article by The New York Post.
WHY WE MUST REIMAGINE THE CBC
As the federal budget announcement looms large over Parliament Hill, those from the big telecom lobby who would dismantle the CBC are out in force, championing concentration over diversity. They have some unwitting allies in those who doubt the CBC’s representativeness and importance in a digital age. The questions they ask – such as whether the CBC is open enough or innovative enough to deserve the public support it gets – are fair and important questions that need to be asked. However, public media is an absolutely crucial part of a healthy media ecology precisely because it operates differently from the private big telecom empires. The CBC is unique because we, as citizens, can get involved directly in shaping its future.
POP Montreal has launched two contests on its social media networks. First, AD POP is calling all amateur and professional filmmakers to submit a short video to promote the 2012 band submissions, whereas Dream POP lets people suggest their dream headliners to the festival. Everyone interested in having an input into the festival and winning some cool prizes is encouraged to apply!
Blogger Josh Davis writes that Pinterest, for at least a month, has been hijacking users links to insert affiliate codes that get Pinterest some revenue if a user clicks and then purchases an item on the source page.
The Huffington Post Media Group revealed more details about its upcoming online news channel, the Huffington Post Streaming Network. The announcement takes place just days before Huffington Post celebrates its first anniversary since its acquisition by AOL. AOL purchased The Huffington Post on…