Annual Award Luncheon
Center for Communication to honor
Matthew C. Blank
Chairman and CEO
Monday, November 11, 2013, NYC
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Apple remained the top U.S. smartphone maker in the October quarter, while Google's Android was the dominant operating system in that market, said comScore. Google was the top website on smartphones, with 88% of the mobile media audience, followed by Facebook with 84%.
Comcast's new Xfinity On Demand store is a success so far, at least according to one metric. "Despicable Me 2" became available for sale on Nov. 26, and Comcast said that its store was the No. 1 purchase destination during that first week of availability.
Disney aims to embrace the "second screen" and win children over at an earlier age. It introduced an animated series, "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," under its Disney Junior brand. But instead of launching on TV, the first episodes were available through an app and a related website.