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T-Mobile's official TV app now available for iOS

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Holy Magenta! T-Mobile TV is now available for iOS. Just a few weeks removed from the carrier's launch of the iPhone 5, its entertainment streaming app offers a free 30-day trial run with content from Fox News, the Associated Press, Campus Insiders and ACC Digital Network. Those looking to...
T-Mobile's official TV app now available for iOS

Billions! Cablevision Takes Its Second Swing at Viacom in Bundling-Breaking Fight

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Here’s the next step in the Cablevision/Viacom cable bundling fee fight: After back and forth between the two companies about which stuff they want to keep private, they have released a public version of Cablevision’s legal complaint. Scintillating, right? This isn’t the equivalent of the Viacom/Google data dump, where...
Billions! Cablevision Takes Its Second Swing at Viacom in Bundling-Breaking Fight
'Futurama' cancelled yet again, final 13-episode run begins June 19th
Sprint TV comes to the iPhone

Cablevision files antitrust suit against Viacom over programming bundling

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Fan of channels such as CMT, VH1 Classic and Teen Nick? Cablevision is assuming that's a negatory. Today, the cable provider filed a federal antitrust suit against Viacom over the content distributor's programming bundling practices, which are alleged as anti-competitive. The lawsuit revolves around Viacom's insistence that ancillary networks...
Cablevision files antitrust suit against Viacom over programming bundling

Comedy Central brings The Daily Show Headlines to Android

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If you're an Android user and a fan of Comedy Central's hit satirical news program The Daily Show, then today's you're lucky day. [Read more]...
Comedy Central brings The Daily Show Headlines to Android

E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

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Microsoft SmartGlass adds mobile, tablet integration to Xbox 360 — Microsoft announced a new Xbox feature called SmartGlass at its E3 press conference. The technology will let players use smartphone and tablet owners use their devices as supplementary controllers and remote controls for their consoles. Users will also be able...
E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

Amazon swipes Dora from Netflix with new Viacom streaming deal

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Dora has found a new casa at Amazon. Amazon this morning announced a streaming deal with Viacom Networks that brings a broad selection of exclusive children’s programming to the Amazon Prime Instant Video service, following the expiration of Netflix’s deal with Viacom. Shows included in the deal include popular kids...
Amazon swipes Dora from Netflix with new Viacom streaming deal

Viacom's $5 Billion DirecTV Deal Keeps the Bundle Intact For Seven More Years

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Remember when the DirecTV-Viacom standoff was going to be the first step of in the beginning of the end of TV? Or at least the end of the bundle? Turns out you’re going to have to keep waiting for that. For a long time. The feud between the pay TV...
Viacom's $5 Billion DirecTV Deal Keeps the Bundle Intact For Seven More Years

Twitter comedian Rob Delaney sells out London gigs

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Comedy Central's Funniest Person on Twitter is fastest-selling US act in Soho Theatre's history thanks to his online followingIf you're not on Twitter, you might not have heard of Rob Delaney: the American comedian has no marked screen career and his forthcoming London gigs will be his first in the...
Twitter comedian Rob Delaney sells out London gigs

Nintendo brings Hulu Plus streaming to Wii, 3DS soon

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Nintendo has made available the Hulu Plus app for US owners of its Wii home gaming console, as expected, though delayed. While the monthly fee to the subscription-based streaming TV show service will be $8 per month, new users will get a free, two-week trial. The service offers over 16,000...
Nintendo brings Hulu Plus streaming to Wii, 3DS soon

Time Warner Cable and Viacom Settle Lawsuit Over iPad Television Streaming

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Time Warner Cable and Viacom have settled their legal entanglements regarding Time Warner's streaming of Viacom video content on its iPad app, according to the New York Times. The breakthrough comes as a result of a settlement between Time Warner Cable and Viacom, which owns cable channels like Comedy Central,...
Time Warner Cable and Viacom Settle Lawsuit Over iPad Television Streaming

Dish And The Dream Of Internet TV

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So Dish is the latest company interested in building an Internet TV service, as Bloomberg reported last week that it was in talks with various networks about licensing their content and delivering it over-the-top. But while an over-the-top live TV would certainly be a welcome choice among video options, it’s...
Dish And The Dream Of Internet TV

Viacom and Time Warner Cable call truce, TWC TV mobile apps will stream Colbert after all

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Good news ahoy if you've liked Time Warner Cable's TWC TV streaming app but were frustrated with content providers pulling channels over licensing rights: the cable giant and Viacom have reached a settlement that will see Viacom's channels return to your Android or iOS gear. Comedy Central, CMT, MTV...
Viacom and Time Warner Cable call truce, TWC TV mobile apps will stream Colbert after all
DirecTV's Latest Message To Subscribers: A Plea For A La Carte Pricing?

SteelHouse Takes in $8.25 Million to Expand Best-in-Class Behavioral Analytics and Real Time Ad Targeting Platform

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Under the radar behavioral commerce company SteelHouse has raised $8.25 million in new funding from Qualcomm Ventures and Daher Capital. The new investors join Greycroft Partners, Baroda Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, and SV Angel in backing the best-in-class analytics and ad-targeting company. SteelHouse operates like a matchmaking service between online...
SteelHouse Takes in $8.25 Million to Expand Best-in-Class Behavioral Analytics and Real Time Ad Targeting Platform

DirecTV, Viacom dispute pulls channels off the air #thecircuit

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DirecTV, Viacom: A dispute between Viacom and DirecTV has left millions of satellite customers without access to popular channels such as Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and CMT. In all, 17 distinct channels are out, though the HD versions of some bring the total up to 26. Read full article...
DirecTV, Viacom dispute pulls channels off the air #thecircuit

DirecTV-Viacom spat may black out top cable channels today

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If a deal isn't reached by midnight tonight, millions of DirecTV customers will lose channels such as Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and MTV. [Read more]...
DirecTV-Viacom spat may black out top cable channels today

Prime subscribers now getting Netflix-grade entertainment on their Fires and web: Is Amazon set-top box in the cards?

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In a bid to give Netflix a run for its money, online retailer Amazon on Wednesday announced a new initiative that will keep owners of its Kindle Fire tablet happy with an expanded selection of Hollywood movies that can be streamed to the device. Thanks to a new licensing agreement with...
Prime subscribers now getting Netflix-grade entertainment on their Fires and web: Is Amazon set-top box in the cards?

Twitter partners with Fuse and Trident to produce cross-platform music TV show

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Twitter is partnering with the gum company Trident and the music television network Fuse to create Trending 10, an entertainment show about popular music that will air both on television and online, using Twitter’s data about music and social conversations about artists to power the content. The companies stated that...
Twitter partners with Fuse and Trident to produce cross-platform music TV show

Today in Tech: The Yahoo board exodus

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Fortune's curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * Four board members are leaving Yahoo, including chairman Roy Bostock and HP exec Vyomesh Joshi. As All Things D reports, the Internet company will add three new board...
Today in Tech: The Yahoo board exodus
Dora, meet Prime: Amazon snaps up Viacom shows after Netflix deal expires

Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app will add some VOD, live TV streaming while away from home

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Time Warner Cable has expanded its TWC TV IP streaming of broadcast television to several different platforms since its launch two years ago, but so far it's been limited to use inside subscriber's homes. That will change tomorrow, according to a tipster who informed us a new version of...
Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app will add some VOD, live TV streaming while away from home
Viacom and DirecTV negotiating failure leaves 26 channels dark

A Comedy Show That Comes via a Hashtag

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Comedy Central will use Twitter to host a comedy festival. The partnership between the two companies represents the evolving relationship between television and social media....
A Comedy Show That Comes via a Hashtag
Amazon gets in bed with NBC to bring more video babies to Prime

'Cocky' Defendant Gets A Web Redemption

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Cross-posted from A few weeks ago, a young woman named Penelope Soto became an internet legend after she was caught on camera flipping a Florida judge the bird and telling him to go f**k himself during a court proceeding. Soto's behavior earned her a 30-day stint in jail for...
'Cocky' Defendant Gets A Web Redemption

iPhone TV Show Streaming with MobiTV

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iPhone TV Show Streaming with MobiTV is a post from Chris PirilloThis is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of MobiTV. All opinions are 100% mine.Is it time to download the free MobiTV iPhone app? Perhaps these reasons are enough:MobiTV provides full-length video entertainment, live or on-demand, without...
iPhone TV Show Streaming with MobiTV

A Belated New Year’s Resolution: No Walled Gardens!

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Shared by Jesse Stay Give me a break The recent Comedy Central-Hulu announcement made me recall my New Year’s resolution, one that I wanted to share publicly, and encourage you to embrace as well. It is simple in its concept, but epic in scope.  It involves eliminating something from your...
A Belated New Year’s Resolution: No Walled Gardens!
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