Axel Springer

  • Old Media, Meet New: European Publisher Axel Springer Acquires Second Screen App TunedIn

    Old Media, Meet New: European Publisher Axel Springer Acquires Second Screen App TunedIn

    TunedIn Media, the German company behind the second screen “social TV’ app TunedIn, has been acquired by European publishing giant Axel Springer. The amount isn’t being disclosed, so it’s unlikely to be a home run for the burgeoning startup, while the two companies had already been working together through support from Axel Springer’s innovation department and… Read More

  • Europe's Biggest Paper Blocks iPhone Browsers To Force Sales Of Its App

    So much for the coming mobile nirvana of free mobile content – at least for iPhone users in Germany. Today Europe’s biggest newspaper, BILD-Zeitung, intends to use, in effect, brute force to compel users buy its new iPhone app. The paper tabloid is to block anyone using an iPhone browser from accessing its website. Now, readers will not only have to pay for the dedicated BILD… Read More