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Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

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Roku may have lots of streaming content as is, but that doesn't always compare with what's on broadcast television. Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) sees this problem too, but rather than just pointing it out idly (like us!), the accessory maker claims it has a fix. That solution includes an...
Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

IAC-Backed Company Aereo Offers A New Take On Internet-Based TV (IACI)

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Aereo, a new start-up with $20.5 million in funding led by Barry Diller's IAC, is offering New York City-area customers a way to watch broadcast TV over the Internet, Brian Stelter reports for the New York Times. The company's service will cost customers $12 a month and allow them...
IAC-Backed Company Aereo Offers A New Take On Internet-Based TV (IACI)

Mobile Ad Revenues $3.4 Billion, Search The Biggest Contributor

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Yesterday the IAB released digital ad revenue figures for the US market in 2012. Overall internet ad revenue came in at nearly $37 billion, making the internet the second largest medium after broadcast TV. Mobile and video advertising were the two biggest digital advertising growth drivers,... Please visit Marketing Land...
Mobile Ad Revenues $3.4 Billion, Search The Biggest Contributor

The BBC launches its new Connected Red Button for Virgin TiVo boxes, bridging the TV and Web divide

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As with many of the BBC’s initiatives, digital or otherwise, the road from conception to full launch is often a long one. With testing, iterations and more testing, keeping the lid on new product launches isn’t normally on the cards. Indeed, back in June we reported on the BBC’s plans...
The BBC launches its new Connected Red Button for Virgin TiVo boxes, bridging the TV and Web divide

Boxee officially pulls the plug on PC client

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Want to run Boxee on your PC or Mac? Then hurry up; Boxee is removing all copies of its PC-based app from its servers by the end of the day Tuesday to fully concentrate on the Boxee Box. The company announced the move late last year, and Boxee VP of Marketing...
Boxee officially pulls the plug on PC client

LIVE: Broadcast TV Footage From New York Covering Sandy Wreckage

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For now, NBC 4 in New York have live broadcast footage from Hurricane Sandy. View more videos at: http://nbcnewyork.com. Please follow Business Insider on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
LIVE: Broadcast TV Footage From New York Covering Sandy Wreckage
Windows 8 won’t have DVD playback built-in — and that makes total sense

Networks to Disruptive TV Start-Up: Not So Fast

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Normally, this kind of thing doesn't happen so early in the game. When legacy content companies try to sue a Web startup into oblivion, it's usually a few years after it launches, after some perceptible - or at least alleged - damage has been done. The music industry took out...
Networks to Disruptive TV Start-Up: Not So Fast

Why Would You Pay $12 a Month for Free TV? Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia Explains.

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If you want to watch TV that comes from one of the broadcast channels, you’ve got options: You can get it for free, using an old-fashioned over-the-air antenna. Or you can pay for it as part of your cable TV package. And now, if you live in New York City,...
Why Would You Pay $12 a Month for Free TV? Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia Explains.
Why Aereo Is Not Zediva, From A to Z

MetroPCS launches Dyle TV service on Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G, requires old school antenna

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We told you back in January that MetroPCS was planning on bringing local broadcast TV to Android devices through the “Dyle Mobile TV” app. We knew at the time Samsung would launch the first device to feature the service preloaded and today we get the details with Cnet reporting...
MetroPCS launches Dyle TV service on Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G, requires old school antenna

Aereo prepares to launch its antenna and Internet-based TV service in Atlanta starting June 17

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Aereo has announced that it will be rolling out its controversial Internet-based television service in Atlanta, Georgia on June 24. Atlanta will be the third city to receive Aereo’s TV service, following New York City last October, and Boston which kicks off on May 15. While we already knew that Aereo...
Aereo prepares to launch its antenna and Internet-based TV service in Atlanta starting June 17
Simple.TV's unique DVR is a cord-cutter's dream (but isn't for everyone)

Broadcasters are missing out on a ton of data-it's time to take TV online

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Steven Spielberg and George Lucas made a big commotion at a talk recently when the two predicted the imminent “implosion” of the film industry due to the changing nature of theatrical distribution.  I believe a similar phenomenon awaits the broadcast TV industry, unless companies start making aggressive moves. Rather than...
Broadcasters are missing out on a ton of data-it's time to take TV online

Is Cable TV Tuning In Its Own Obsolescence?

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Cable TV may be in for a rude awakening from the dream-like hold it has managed to keep over consumers all these years. Recent content provider disputes among DirecTV and Viacom, along with legal decisions allowing websites like Aereo to stream broadcast TV, are putting the industry's revenue model in...
Is Cable TV Tuning In Its Own Obsolescence?

The Crazy Way The IAB Defines Internet Ad Revenues

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The Internet Advertising Bureau released its latest statistics on internet advertising spend yesterday, with digital ad revenues now poised to overtake broadcast TV spend. And look at that growth in mobile! But then again, digging into the stats, how the IAB classifies spend into different... Please visit Marketing Land for...
The Crazy Way The IAB Defines Internet Ad Revenues

Why $10 a Month For Hulu is Too Much. And Too Little

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Is ten bucks a month too much to pay for “Hulu Plus”? Or too little? Perhaps both. The Web video site is getting ready to roll out its much-discussed subscription offering, for $9.95 a month, the Los Angeles Times reports. That jibes with chatter I was hearing earlier this week,...
Why $10 a Month For Hulu is Too Much. And Too Little

Fear and loathing at NAB 2012

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If this week’s National Association of Broadcasters Show is any indication, by 2020 “broadcasting” is a term that will be foreign to anyone under 40. Based on the show’s programming this year, as well as the general vibe that multiplatform delivery is the future, it seems that pretty soon no...
Fear and loathing at NAB 2012

Windows 8 to require Media Center for DVD movie playback

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On its Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft revealed that its Windows 8 operating system won't play back DVD movies, unless the optional Media Center pack is purchased. The reason is the added royalties needed to pay for the specialized decoders and the cost of hardware to enable this. Microsoft also...
Windows 8 to require Media Center for DVD movie playback

Cratering Search & Display Sectors Drove U.S. Ad Market Into Decline in Q4

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Driven down by big fourth-quarter declines in digital advertising, the total U.S. ad market grew only 0.8 percent for all of 2011, a report released Monday by research firm Kantar Media said. According to Kantar, which is owned by global ad-agency conglomerate WPP, the fourth quarter of 2011 was...
Cratering Search & Display Sectors Drove U.S. Ad Market Into Decline in Q4
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YouTube-funded original show will begin airing on ABC in October

Microsoft breaks down Windows 8's Media Center upgrade path, Dolby codec support

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Many in the Windows Media Center community were afraid that Windows 8 would mark the end of Media Center, while others thought it would be like Notepad -- present, but unchanged. In the end both were wrong as Microsoft announced Media Center would be available as an add-on to...
Microsoft breaks down Windows 8's Media Center upgrade path, Dolby codec support
Fox wants courts to ban Dish's Hopper DVR features until trial
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Hulu Keeps Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert for Two More Years, Adds SpongeBob

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Hulu may have big changes ahead of it, but for now the company is proceeding along the same path: Today it announced it has broadened a deal with Viacom, by adding some of the cable giant’s Nickelodeon shows to its Hulu Plus subscription service. Just as important, the deal extends...
Hulu Keeps Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert for Two More Years, Adds SpongeBob

Print Mindset vs. Internet Mindset: Do You Link? Do You Credit Sources?

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We recently wrote about how the NY Post was caught taking a blogger's story and rewriting it for itself -- noting the hypocrisy of a News Corp. newspaper copying from someone else, after Rupert Murdoch and his top execs have been going around decrying various news aggregators (and Google especially)...
Print Mindset vs. Internet Mindset: Do You Link? Do You Credit Sources?

NBC Profits Declined 49 Percent

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Things were supposed to be getting better for TV broadcasters this quarter…. NBC Universal (NYSE: GE), essentially a footnote in parent General Electric’s quarterly earnings until its merger with cable giant Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) gets approved, performed worse this past quarter than it did last year. The network’s profits...
NBC Profits Declined 49 Percent

Dish Chief: TV Needs to Change

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Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen said a new ad-skipping feature that has infuriated major broadcast TV networks is a “competitively necessary” response to the explosion of cheap Internet video. That Web video threatens the pay-TV ecosystem, he added, and it is partly caused by the TV networks themselves. In...
Dish Chief: TV Needs to Change

Boxee officially pulls the plug on PC client

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Want to run Boxee on your PC or Mac? Then hurry up; Boxee is removing all copies of its PC-based app from its servers by the end of the day Tuesday to fully concentrate on the Boxee Box. The company announced the move late last year, and Boxee VP of Marketing...
Boxee officially pulls the plug on PC client
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