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Paywall startup Tinypass adds metered subscriptions for small publishers

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New York-based startup Tinypass, which helps small publishers and content creators charge for content online through existing platforms like Google, is rolling out metered content options to all of its clients. Tinypass, which signed up its first four publishers in December 2011 and says it now works with over 250...
Paywall startup Tinypass adds metered subscriptions for small publishers

Yext "Reinvents The Local Business Listing" With New Rich Content Options

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Location data platform and provider Yext has introduced a range of new data types and rich content into its PowerListing local data syndication product. The new offering is called PowerListings+ (Like Google+). Enhanced local data categories enable the inclusion of employee/staff bios, event... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Yext "Reinvents The Local Business Listing" With New Rich Content Options
Revamped, cable-friendly Apple TV? Not in 2012, but someday

HBO Go Could Come To Apple TV By Mid-2013

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Apple might not need to make a TV set to make a big splash in the television market: a brand new report from Bloomberg claims that the company is negotiating with Time Warner Inc. to bring HBO Go to Apple TV by the middle of this year, citing two people...
HBO Go Could Come To Apple TV By Mid-2013

Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

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Just in case you didn't have enough content options from the likes of Roku and your cable set top box, Toshiba has partnered with Rovi to integrate the DivX Plus Streaming codec into a new line of TVs. The streaming format promises enhanced multimedia controls like multi-language subtitles, resume...
Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

Google's +1 button to add content recommendations

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New feature will be present users with more content options when they hover over the button with their mouse, likely generating more page views. [Read more]...
Google's +1 button to add content recommendations
Consumer Reports also has harsh words for AppleTV

Media store wars: iTunes vs Amazon vs Google Play

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Google now activates one million Android devices per day and has 400 million devices in the wild, but its media store efforts have lagged. Compared to Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s various storefronts, Google Play has played second fiddle. Yesterday at its Google I/O event, the company announced more content options, so I...
Media store wars: iTunes vs Amazon vs Google Play

Path 2.5 brings book/movie sharing, enhanced videos and photos and a Facebook-like 'nudge'

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Path has released version 2.5 which sees the popular mobile social network add a number of new updates including a Facebook Poke-like nudge feature, improved camera and image editing, in addition to expanding sharing content options. More sharing: Books and Movies Path has always focused around providing quality, personal updates...
Path 2.5 brings book/movie sharing, enhanced videos and photos and a Facebook-like 'nudge'
Google Continues Magazines Rollout, Now Live UK Google Play Store; Next Stop Europe?
Bookrenter’s Rafter buys HubEdu to help colleges keep content costs down

Redbox wants to start streaming before Santa comes

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The Redbox Instant by Verizon joint venture wants to have its Netflix competitor up and running in time for the holidays, according to a Bloomberg report. A Verizon exec told the news agency that the service is currently being tested by 500 of its employees, and that there is going...
Redbox wants to start streaming before Santa comes
BuzzFeed & CNN team up on a YouTube channel

Sony Handycam PJ790V and PJ650V get brighter projectors with HDMI input, we go hands-on

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In the past, we may have considered a projector-equipped camcorder if the price was right, but with dim output (typically less than 20 lumens) and content options limited to footage you've shot, the available functionality often didn't justify a premium of several hundred dollars. Sony, for its part, is...
Sony Handycam PJ790V and PJ650V get brighter projectors with HDMI input, we go hands-on

What's a portal for in the mobile age? Sina searches its soul

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As I wrote this week, users who now engage with online services more through smartphone than desktop threaten those services that don’t yet have a firm mobile business strategy in place. But there’s one category of company for which that goes double – ye olde web portal. “How can we...
What's a portal for in the mobile age? Sina searches its soul

BSkyB can thank internet TV rivals for escaping anti-trust charge

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Here is an example of how technology can outstrip regulation. Despite earlier provisionally concluding News Corp’s part-owned BSkyB exclusive subscription pay-TV deals with Hollywood studios restricts competition, the UK’s Competition Commission has now reversed its decision, saying: “Whereas in the past consumers wanting to watch recent movies on a pay-TV...
BSkyB can thank internet TV rivals for escaping anti-trust charge

Opera Makes A Run For The Living Room With New TV App Store, SDK With YouTube Leanback Support

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Opera has long harbored ambitions to bring its technology beyond mobile and the desktop and into the living room. Just in time for the start of CES, the company today unveiled its new TV app store and framework, as well as its new Devices SDK. These, Opera says, will “make...
Opera Makes A Run For The Living Room With New TV App Store, SDK With YouTube Leanback Support

You can forget about better TV

tech.fortune.cnn.com
There's a reason the myriad of services is a often-times confusing jumble. By John Patrick Pullen, contributor FORTUNE -- Pet sitters must be some of the tech-savviest people around. Take mine, for example. She spends, on average, five nights a week overnighting away from home, navigating a stranger's entertainment center,...
You can forget about better TV
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