The Oscars

  • How To Stream The 2016 Oscars Tonight

    How To Stream The 2016 Oscars Tonight

    The Oscars are finally here. Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally get his Oscar? Will we see another epic celeb-filled selfie from Ellen? If you want to catch all the action but won’t be in front of a TV, here are all the ways you can stream the event tonight, starting at 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET. The show will stream live on ABC.com and the Watch ABC app to cable subscribers in the eight… Read More

  • Meet The Startups Vying For The Crunchie For Fastest Rising Startup Of 2015

    Meet The Startups Vying For The Crunchie For Fastest Rising Startup Of 2015

    The 9th Annual Crunchies are almost upon us. On February 8, people from some of the best and brightest startups around will descend upon San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House to take part in an event that’s best described as the Oscars of startups and technology. Read More

  • Samsung To Donate $3M To Charities Chosen By Ellen, Says It Was Included “Organically” In Her Oscar Selfie

    Samsung To Donate $3M To Charities Chosen By Ellen, Says It Was Included “Organically” In Her Oscar Selfie

    So … what was the deal with Ellen DeGeneres’ already-famous, celebrity-packed selfie at the Oscars? Why did she use what appeared to be a Samsung Galaxy Note to take the photo? I mean, nothing against the Galaxy Note, but there’s been some debate about whether DeGeneres, who was hosting the ceremony, got paid by Samsung to use the phone. Well, a Samsung spokesperson just sent… Read More

  • The Oscars, On Twitter: Over 1.2 Million Tweets, 388K Users Tweeting

    Twitter has changed the way we watch television. Say what you will about the 83rd Annual Oscars (and thus far the consensus is “meh”), you’ve probably already said it on Twitter.  Mass Relevance and TweetReach, a Twitter analytics service with commercial access to the Twitter API, have teamed up to make a data map of yesterday’s mass conversation. Over 20… Read More

  • Infographics (Attempt To) Predict The Oscars

    The folks over at online analysis service Meltwater, who Wired’s Epicenter hilariously called out for not doing so hot at predicting the “The Grammys,” have once again tried to use “chatter in social media” or whatever the hell that means to predict who will win the 83rd Annual Academy Awards tonight. Their call? The King’s Speech, followed by Inception… Read More