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Online broadcasting tech firm iHigh lands $11.7m from Cox Media at a $60m valuation

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iHigh, which operates a digital TV platform and a network of websites for youth, has secured $11.6 million in funding from Cox Media Group in exchange for a minority stake. The investment values iHigh at $60 million. Basically, iHigh provides free Web-based tools and live video streaming capabilities that enable...
Online broadcasting tech firm iHigh lands $11.7m from Cox Media at a $60m valuation

Wanderful Media Acquires Mobile Newspaper Shopping Ads Platform iCircular From The AP

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Wanderful Media, which aims to digitize circulars (the printed flyers you find in your mailbox full of the latest deals and coupons), has acquired iCircular from The Associated Press. Originally launched by the AP, iCircular puts coupons, ads and offers into the mobile sites of newspapers on phones and tablets....
Wanderful Media Acquires Mobile Newspaper Shopping Ads Platform iCircular From The AP

Funding Daily: We are all made of stars

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Today, as NASA dove deeper into the universe than ever before, I wanted to pay homage to the stars. There are the brights light of the startup universe rising to galactic heights, venture capitalists providing large amounts of financial rocket fuel, and massive companies pulling smaller ones into their...
Funding Daily: We are all made of stars

In battle versus media powerhouses, streaming video service Ivi loses appeal

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Seattle streaming video startup Ivi Inc. has been hit with another setback in its battle against some of the country’s biggest media companies.  The young upstart was shut down by a federal judge last year over its live, streaming TV service, one which allowed customers to gain access to TV programming...
In battle versus media powerhouses, streaming video service Ivi loses appeal

Funded By $22M From Publishers, Wanderful Media Reinvents The Newspaper Circular

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A startup called Wanderful Media wants to find a place for circulars (those printed flyers full of the latest deals and coupons) in the digital world. Circulars have long been a staple of printed newspapers, and it sounds like the media companies are pretty invested in helping this model make...
Funded By $22M From Publishers, Wanderful Media Reinvents The Newspaper Circular

Data Caps May Help Mobile Live TV Efforts Gain Interest

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Dyle Mobile TV – remember this? That’s the consumer-facing brand for a new mobile TV service from Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a group of broadcasters that includes FOX, NBC, ION Television, Bahakel, Univision, Telemundo, and Pearl LLC (Pearl is: Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., Media General...
Data Caps May Help Mobile Live TV Efforts Gain Interest

Google Shuts Down TV Ads In AdWords

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Google is shutting down its TV Ads initiative, begun in 2007, which allowed AdWords advertisers to buy television ads via the AdWords interface and auction model. The company distributed video ads nationally in the US via its partners Bloomberg, DISH Network, DIRECTV, CBS College Sports, Cox Media... Please visit Marketing...
Google Shuts Down TV Ads In AdWords

Google Will Kill Its TV Advertising Business (GOOG)

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Google has decided to pull the plug on Google TV Ads, its five-year attempt to convert the cable and broadcast TV industry into selling its available ad inventory on an online ad exchange. The news comes on the same day that Google was rumored to be exploring the sale of...
Google Will Kill Its TV Advertising Business (GOOG)

ConnecTV Prepares To Take On IntoNow With New Social TV Platform

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Today, a company called ConnecTV is launching an ambitious new service for socializing the TV viewing experience using mobile and web-based applications. The new app, available first on the iPad, with Android tablet support in the works, is similar to competitor IntoNow in that it also seems to “hear” what’s...
ConnecTV Prepares To Take On IntoNow With New Social TV Platform
Skyword takes off with $6.7M for the '3 S's' of content marketing

12 Broadcast giants to form a cabal .. err.. a joint venture

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Well this is a rather interesting press release that is making the rounds today. It seems that twelve of the biggest names in American broadcasting are joining together to create a monster national mobile content distribution service. The companies involved are Belo Corp Cox Media Group E.W. Scripps Co....
12 Broadcast giants to form a cabal .. err.. a joint venture

Newspaper Companies Invest Another $9M In Local Deal Startup Wanderful Media

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Wanderful Media has raised another $9 million from the long list of newspaper and media companies that were already backing the startup and its local deal service Find&Save. The announcement comes after the relaunch of Find&Save last month. The service allows readers to browse deals aggregated from newspaper circulars, retailers,...
Newspaper Companies Invest Another $9M In Local Deal Startup Wanderful Media

Supreme Court refuses to hear case of streaming video startup Ivi, handing another win to big media companies

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Ivi, a Seattle startup that’s attempting to shake up the media industry with its online TV service, was delivered a serious setback today when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear its case. A federal judge ordered the company to curtail its live, streaming TV service in 2011, a service which...
Supreme Court refuses to hear case of streaming video startup Ivi, handing another win to big media companies

Cox And Its Board Member Tripp Rackley Launch $250M Fund To Build And Back Startups

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Cox Enterprises is known for its holdings in areas thought of as “old media” — radio and TV stations and newspapers at Cox Media; cable and telephone services at Cox Communications — but today it made a move to tap into the rise of disruptive technology and startup culture. It’s...
Cox And Its Board Member Tripp Rackley Launch $250M Fund To Build And Back Startups
Radio Freaks Out: First Cox Media-Owned Radio Station Turns Over Control To Listeners 24/7

Fairfax Media takeover sparks Australian ownership debate

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Mining tycoon Gina Rinehart becomes biggest shareholder in group that owns the Sydney Morning Herald and the AgeAustralia's richest person, the mining tycoon Gina Rinehart, has become the biggest shareholder in one of the country's oldest and most important newspaper groups, sparking debate about the concentration of media ownership.Rinehart, chairwoman...
Fairfax Media takeover sparks Australian ownership debate

Digital payments firm payvia gets into the mobile marketing game with acquisition of Mogreet

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Payvia, a mobile and online payments company that allows consumers to pay via their mobile phone through direct carrier billing, has acquired Mogreet, a company that specializes in mobile video, text and rich media messaging engagement solutions. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Payvia argues that the purchase...
Digital payments firm payvia gets into the mobile marketing game with acquisition of Mogreet
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