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BBC to stream shows on iPlayer ahead of scheduled broadcasts

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The BBC Trust is allowing the BBC to put some of its television programs onto the BBC iPlayer on-demand service before being broadcast. The 12-month trial will consist of up to 40 hours of assorted TV shows appearing on iPlayer ahead of their scheduled transmission through normal channels, as the...
BBC to stream shows on iPlayer ahead of scheduled broadcasts

NBC Sports Says Twitter Narced on Journalist's Anti-Olympic Tweets

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Not to stereotype or anything. (Photo: flickr.com/s_w_ellis/) This Olympics flap just got a little more embarrassing for Twitter. For those just tuning in: Yesterday, after tweeting numerous complaints about the quality of NBC’s coverage of the London Olympics, journalist Guy Adams was suspended from Twitter. The official reason given? Mr....
NBC Sports Says Twitter Narced on Journalist's Anti-Olympic Tweets

Pew's State Of The News Media Report: Print Ads Down $1.5 Billion; Digital Up 3%

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One big bright spot: Mobile advertising grew 80% to a total of $2.6 billion. Pew's annual State Of The News Media report is out. It reveals an industry in semi-crisis as it confronts a tech-savvy audience that's changing how it accesses news, and ever declining print revenues. Advertisements in...
Pew's State Of The News Media Report: Print Ads Down $1.5 Billion; Digital Up 3%

PSP gets its own homebrew online gaming network, outweighs Sony's own efforts (video)

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Sony made much ado of the PSP's position as one of the first online gaming consoles, but unless your idea of online play involves Skype calls, there hasn't been a lot to go on since 2004. Team PRO is addressing that deficit through Prometheus, a completely community-driven rival to...
PSP gets its own homebrew online gaming network, outweighs Sony's own efforts (video)
RCA reinvents mobile TV for the tablet universe

CNN Broadcasts Major Cyber War Game Propaganda

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CNN Broadcasts Major Cyber War Game Propaganda
Grooveshark Broadcast lets anyone be a radio DJ, wacky interludes and all

RIAA's New War: Shutting Down The Equivalent Of Internet VCRs

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The entertainment industry just won't quit trying to kill perfectly legal technologies with substantial non-infringing uses. Back during the big legal fight over Grokster, the RIAA insisted that it had absolutely no interest in stopping technologies people used to record things. In fact, Consumer Electronics Association CEO Gary Shapiro reminded...
RIAA's New War: Shutting Down The Equivalent Of Internet VCRs
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Ofcom to investigate Sky News over 'canoe man' email hacking

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Media regulator Ofcom to investigate whether Sky News broke broadcasting rules in using hacked emails for John Darwin storyOfcom is to launch an investigation into a Sky News journalist's hacking of emails belonging to John Darwin, the "canoe man" accused of faking his won death.The media regulator said that it...
Ofcom to investigate Sky News over 'canoe man' email hacking

DirecTV scores a batch of 4K TV trademarks, content remains a pie in the sky

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Despite the flood of 4K TVs that are emerging this year, there won't be a lot of content to play on them in the near future short of space galleries and the World Cup. The team at DirecTV can't provide an immediate solution, but it's at least getting ahead...
DirecTV scores a batch of 4K TV trademarks, content remains a pie in the sky

The BBC outlines its plans to push ‘Red Button’ online

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When discussing the BBC’s digital services, iPlayer and its website will likely feature highly in the conversation agenda. But what about the BBC Red Button? First introduced in 1999 as BBC Text, the Red Button constitutes part of the BBC’s digital TV offering, replacing its analogue Ceefax service. Today, the...
The BBC outlines its plans to push ‘Red Button’ online

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

Olympic Tape Delays Roil Fans, But For NBC It’s Good For Business

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NBC won’t be winning any medals for its coverage of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver this year, although its strategy of withholding online coverage to encourage people to watch on television during primetime appears to be working — at least, it’s working when the Americans win lots of medals. The...
Olympic Tape Delays Roil Fans, But For NBC It’s Good For Business

Justin.tv Joins the iPhone Crowd — At Long Last

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Justin.tv has finally come out with an iPhone app that will allow its viewers to watch video streams from the mobile device. But while the just-released app is a big step forward for the live streaming startup, Justin.tv still has a long way to go to catch up to its...
Justin.tv Joins the iPhone Crowd — At Long Last

Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself

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Social networking and messaging firm Imo.im has an interesting new take on social networking, and it’s raised money to get more people on board! The funding was led by co-founder Georges Harik, who also just happened to be one of Google’s first 10 employees, and therefore is swimming in money....
Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself
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Twitter May Soon Offer Video

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Officially, Twitter doesn't do video, relying instead on third-party services. That may soon change, according to Mike Isaac of AllThingsD, who reports that Twitter has just bought Vine, a tiny video-sharing startup. Today, if you want to tweet a video to your followers, you can post it on YouTube, Vimeo,...
Twitter May Soon Offer Video

CM9 for TouchPad gains access to nightly builds

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Happy tidings for TouchPad owners looking for the latest Android 4.0 action: the Alpha 6 build of CM9 can now tune into nightly broadcasts of fixes and updates, courtesy of Teamwin and Eyeballer. This is an unofficial development branch and users have so far seen mixed results, but the...
CM9 for TouchPad gains access to nightly builds

Google Ventures-Backed Messaging Startup, Just.me, Launches iOS App In 155 Countries/32 Languages, Aiming To Rattle Social's Cage

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Following its beta launch at the end of January, just.me, the mobile messaging startup from Keith Teare, co-founder of TechCrunch and partner at incubator Archimedes Labs, has launched its first app, available initially for iPhones and iPod Touch. Just.me had planned on an earlier release of the app but said today it held back so...
Google Ventures-Backed Messaging Startup, Just.me, Launches iOS App In 155 Countries/32 Languages, Aiming To Rattle Social's Cage
Ustream's Broadcast For Friends App Adds Support For Facebook Open Graph And Posting To Fan Pages

Fox suing another TV streaming service

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Even as broadcast companies battle streaming service Aereo in court over copyright infringement, other similar services are popping up; and Fox is now suing yet another company that streams its broadcasts to mobile devices. BarryDriller.com, playfully named after Barry Diller, TV mogul and Aereo investor, operates in a manner similar...
Fox suing another TV streaming service
Aereo brings its streaming TV & cloud DVR service to Boston on May 15

Social TV Startup Kwarter Raises $4 Million To Help Broadcasters And Brands Build Second-Screen Apps

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TV viewers increasingly are using their mobile phones while watching TV, mostly ignoring commercials while doing so. And so, a number of startups are emerging to try to get their attention during those times, instead of having users play games or do email during ad breaks. To meet this demand...
Social TV Startup Kwarter Raises $4 Million To Help Broadcasters And Brands Build Second-Screen Apps

MTV Finally Brings Its Shows to Your iPhone and iPad

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Do you still want your MTV? And if so, do you want it on your iPhone or iPad? Then here you go. This is the second “TV Everywhere” app from corporate owner Viacom, following on the heels of a Nickelodeon app it launched his spring. Like the Nick app,...
MTV Finally Brings Its Shows to Your iPhone and iPad

Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile

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There’s a reason social app Pheed has catered to the creative community in the six months since it launched. It’s an amalgam of sites like Instagram and video and audio sharing apps, where creatives can retain rights to their content and monetize it if they want. Think of it as...
Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile

Senzari launches Wahwah for iOS, a social music-streaming app with a focus on activities and location

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We’ve previously written about how music service Senzari was planning to take on Pandora and traditional radio, launching initially back in 2011 in private beta, before opening to everyone in Brazil, Spain and the US last March. The Miami-based company then went on to acquire Berlin location-based music startup Wahwah.fm...
Senzari launches Wahwah for iOS, a social music-streaming app with a focus on activities and location

Facebook's Mobile Platform Ambitions Come As Messaging Apps Gain Traction With Youth

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Facebook is making an announcement this Thursday, and our own Josh Constine reports that at this event we’ll see the company unveil its own slightly tweaked flavor of Android, to power select HTC smartphones. But why would the company do that, and why now? A new report from Reuter provides very...
Facebook's Mobile Platform Ambitions Come As Messaging Apps Gain Traction With Youth

Hark inks deal with the AP, gains access to 100 years of audio clips

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Hark has sealed a new content partnership with the Associated Press, gaining access to more than 100 years of audio clips and photos from the news agency. As part of a licensing deal, Hark will post everything from World War II broadcasts to presidential debates to sporting milestones. “Some of our...
Hark inks deal with the AP, gains access to 100 years of audio clips

Zucker and Diller on Aereo: Who Gets Paid and How?

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Media mogul Barry Diller says all Americans are entitled to the free, over-the-air broadcasts that his new TV-over-the-Internet venture Aereo provides. CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker doesn’t necessarily disagree, but he’s adamant that the broadcasters who create them are paid and he’s not sure the advertising-based revenue model Diller proposes...
Zucker and Diller on Aereo: Who Gets Paid and How?
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