News tagged with tickets

Ticketfly buying WillCall for on-premise data

Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company among several posing a challenge to Ticketmaster, is acquiring WillCall Inc., a crosstown rival that turns your smartphone into a mobile wallet at live events.

Aug 21, 2014
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Scalping can raise ticket prices

Scalping gets a bad rap. For years, artists and concert promoters have stigmatized ticket resale as a practice that unfairly hurts their own sales and forces fans to pay exorbitant prices for tickets to sold-out concerts. ...

Jul 25, 2014
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Spain's eDreams Odigeo skids on market debut

Spanish online travel group eDreams Odigeo's share price tumbled as it listed on the Madrid stock exchange Tuesday, a worrying sign for the richest new entry to the market in nearly three years.

Apr 08, 2014
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Who wants to be a millionaire?

Lotteries of different kinds have been part of the human culture since remote times. Apparently, the initial idea was to use the money gained through the game to finance government projects. This seems to be how the Great ...

Mar 19, 2014
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One-stop mobile app offers Broadway ticket ease

There are plenty of ways to get tickets to Broadway shows: You can wait in line at Times Square's TKTS booth or hunt online at Ticketmaster. You might try a ticket broker or a scalper. Then there's simply ...

Dec 20, 2013
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TED Talks take wing online as enclave ends

As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading.

Mar 02, 2013
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Ticket rush: Film fans hand Hollywood record cash

(AP)—The big deal for Hollywood is not the record $10.8 billion that studios took in domestically in 2012. It's the fact that the number of tickets sold went up for the first time in three years.

Dec 26, 2012
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Predicting what topics will trend on Twitter

Twitter's home page features a regularly updated list of topics that are "trending," meaning that tweets about them have suddenly exploded in volume. A position on the list is highly coveted as a source of ...

Nov 01, 2012
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