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New BBC boss should stick with Entwistle's bold online plan

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When George Entwistle gave his first speech to BBC staff after becoming director general in September, he delighted many in the digital media sector. For some years now, BBC Online has approached online mostly as a medium to deliver conventional broadcast content, through iPlayer — far less ambitious than the...
New BBC boss should stick with Entwistle's bold online plan
Over the Aereo: Killer Diller Just Might Help Viewers Cut the Cord At Last

The UK's Brit Awards to be Shazam-enabled to provide extra content for music fans

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The Brit Awards 2013 are to be Shazam-enabled. The music ceremony which is the UK’s version of the Grammys, will be broadcast live with opportunities for viewers to ‘Shazam’ the program to access exclusive content. The access has come about via ITV Commercial and Shazam working together and music fans...
The UK's Brit Awards to be Shazam-enabled to provide extra content for music fans

Samsung and LG get ready for TV battle at CES

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LG Electronics is hoping to make its smart TVs more attractive by making it easier to share and find content, while Samsung Electronics is only hinting at what its plans are for 2013. Both companies will present new TV hardware and software at the International CES trade show in...
Samsung and LG get ready for TV battle at CES

TV should switch to internet, peers suggest

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The switch to digital television may be only the beginning, as a Lords committee says that all TV should be broadcast via the internet, leaving the airwaves free for mobile phonesThe switch to digital television is only just complete, but UK households could be forced to adjust their sets again...
TV should switch to internet, peers suggest

Apple exec says no Apple HDTV any time soon

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Rumors surrounding the launch of an own-brand HDTV from Apple (AAPL) heated up earlier this year, and a number of reports suggested the device might launch as soon as the fourth quarter. A more recent report from Piper Jaffray even suggested the device is already in production. According to Pacific Crest...
Apple exec says no Apple HDTV any time soon
Upcoming Google TV set-top box will play movie streams from Android phones and tablets

Why You're Not Getting a "Real" Apple TV for Christmas

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Track back a few months, and you’ll find lots of assurances from professional Apple watchers that we’d see an Apple-made TV set very soon. Perhaps this fall. Now the conventional wisdom has shifted again: No TV set, and maybe very little else from Apple on the TV front, in the...
Why You're Not Getting a "Real" Apple TV for Christmas

Aereo live TV service refreshes pricing plans, expands to Boston on May 15th

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We've been eager to try out Aereo's TV streaming service, which sends live broadcast content to devices over the internet. But the service has at least one significant flaw: it's only available to subscribers in the New York City area. Beginning May 15th, the streaming service will expand to...
Aereo live TV service refreshes pricing plans, expands to Boston on May 15th
Don't expect Apple to revolutionize the TV industry anytime soon, analyst says
Apple SVP Eddie Cue tells analysts not to expect an Apple Television anytime soon

Apple poised to enrage cable companies with new ad-blocking tech

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In a move that is sure to strike fear into broadcasters and advertisers everywhere, Apple (AAPL) is apparently working on technology that would automatically shut off broadcast advertisements in favor of preloaded content. AppleInsider reports that a new Apple patent covers a system of “seamless switching between radio and local...
Apple poised to enrage cable companies with new ad-blocking tech

Adobe releases Project Primetime video platform beta with new ad solution and media player

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Adobe’s Project Primetime is an ambitious attempt to bring broadcast TV into the multi-platform Internet age, and the company has just announced several new additions to it: a MediaWeaver ad insertion tool and a new Primetime Media Player for delivering content. “The introduction of Adobe MediaWeaver and Primetime Media Player mark a significant...
Adobe releases Project Primetime video platform beta with new ad solution and media player
Broadcast TV online to free up mobile spectrum, says UK's House of Lords

Cord Cutters: Simple.tv, the DVR for cord cutters, reviewed

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Simple.tv is a DVR for cord cutters that streams over-the-air broadcast content to Rokus and iPads. But how well does it work? Check out our review below: Watch this video for free on GigaOM Previously on Cord Cutters: Our review of Vizio’s Co-Star Google TV box Our review of D-Link’s MovieNite,...
Cord Cutters: Simple.tv, the DVR for cord cutters, reviewed
Aereo could cause Fox to become a cable channel, according to News Corp.
All I Want for Xmas Is My Apple TV
Boxee rebrands new device as Cloud DVR, tones down cord cutting rhetoric
Here comes Boxee TV: A $99 box with over-the-air TV and cloud DVR

Boxfish's iPad App Brings the Twitter Model to Broadcast Television

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Startup Boxfish, which aims to index all of the content spoken on broadcast television, today introduced the first consumer-facing practical application of its technology in the form of the Boxfish Live Guide for iPad. The startup, which was originally based in London but relocated to Palo Alto in early...
Boxfish's iPad App Brings the Twitter Model to Broadcast Television

Last week in Asia: China cracks down on Web video, DoCoMo puts $22.5m into Baidu joint venture and more

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Welcome to the latest instalment of Last Week in Asia, our roundup of the key stories and developments from across Asia’s growing technology and Internet spaces. China Top story: Chinese authorities warn Web video services over content, reinforce need to censor Chinese authorities have longed cracked down on Internet content, and social...
Last week in Asia: China cracks down on Web video, DoCoMo puts $22.5m into Baidu joint venture and more

Apple Television Is 'Extremely Unlikely' Any Time Soon, Says Pacific Crest After Meeting With Apple Executives (AAPL)

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Apple's plans to blow up the television industry appear to be stuck. Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves met with top Apple executives and came away saying we shouldn't expect an Apple TV any time soon. Philp Elmer DeWitt of Fortune has the Hargreaves note, and excerpted this relevant portion: An...
Apple Television Is 'Extremely Unlikely' Any Time Soon, Says Pacific Crest After Meeting With Apple Executives (AAPL)
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Flurry: When The Super Bowl Bored Us, We Opened Apps

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This year’s Super Bowl was the most watched television program in history, but during its boring moments we turned to our second screens. A study released by Flurry today shows that during great ads and the half-time show we kept our phones and tablets stowed, but returns from commercial breaks...
Flurry: When The Super Bowl Bored Us, We Opened Apps
Here comes Boxee TV: A $99 box with over-the-air TV and cloud DVR
Why France leads the IPTV world -- but isn't winning the race
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