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Dijit unveils NextGuide Web with Facebook-sourced TV recommendations

www.engadget.com
Dijit Media just launched a closed beta of its browser-based service, NextGuide Web, which expands on the features of the NextGuide iPad app. NextGuide's interface will be familiar to Pinterest fans, with a scrolling feed through which you can browse your buddies' favorites and bookmark shows for later viewing....
Dijit unveils NextGuide Web with Facebook-sourced TV recommendations

DirectTV iPad app update adds video streaming on the go

9to5mac.com
Back in October the DirectTV app added the ability to stream video over home networks. Today an update to the app adds the ability to stream shows and movies over 3G and Wi-Fi anywhere. The new feature is limited to video content, meaning live TV streaming still requires a...
DirectTV iPad app update adds video streaming on the go

Business process management software firm BonitaSoft bags $13m round

thenextweb.com
BonitaSoft, a French business process management (BPM) software company, has raised $13 million in a Series C round of funding led by FSN PME, a French government initiative. Prior backers Ventech, Auriga Partners and Serena Capital also participated in the round. The cash injection brings the total capital raised by...
Business process management software firm BonitaSoft bags $13m round

Collateral damage in the TV wars

tech.fortune.cnn.com
A quickly escalating spat between Viacom and DirectTV is hurting customers. FORTUNE -- Viacom (VIA) has yanked streams of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Spongebob Squarepants and other shows from its Web sites as a tactic in its carriage dispute with DirectTV (DTV). Viacom thereby has turned the its...
Collateral damage in the TV wars

Gigya Says Its Social Tools Reach 1.5B Users Each Month, Making 'Tens Of Millions' In Annual Sales

techcrunch.com
“Social infrastructure” provider Gigya released some data this morning that highlights its growth over the past year. The biggest number? The 1.5 billion unique users reached by Gigya’s tools each month, up from 1 billion a year ago. To have that kind of reach, Gigya presumably needs big clients, and...
Gigya Says Its Social Tools Reach 1.5B Users Each Month, Making 'Tens Of Millions' In Annual Sales

DirectTV and Viacom call a truce, 17 pulled channels to return to 20 million customers

thenextweb.com
One of the biggest US cable media blackouts in recent history has been settled after DIRECTV and Viacom today announced that 17 Viacom channels restored to more than 20 million cable subscribers. Following the announcement, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, BET, Spike, CMT, TV Land and ten other channels will come back...
DirectTV and Viacom call a truce, 17 pulled channels to return to 20 million customers
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Daily Show and Colbert Report return to internet amid Viacom blackout

www.guardian.co.uk
Satirical programs were taken offline with others in DirectTV-Viacom spat, but they are back on Comedy Central's siteSatirical news fans can rejoice as the Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Colbert Report have made it through the Viacom and DirecTV dispute and are currently online. The shows returned from vacation...
Daily Show and Colbert Report return to internet amid Viacom blackout

Online video wars: Aereo wins in court, Viacom shuts down streams

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Barry Diller's online video streaming service Aereo won't be shut down by broadcasters, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. Separately, Viacom on Wednesday cut off access to some key online videos, such as Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," to all U.S. consumers in what observers say may be...
Online video wars: Aereo wins in court, Viacom shuts down streams
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Directly is a TaskRabbit for Online Customer Service

allthingsd.com
A new site called Directly.com wants to outsource customer service. But it doesn’t want to help companies outsource their own customer service — it wants to help customers get better service by asking questions and getting answers from outside “experts,” often for a fee. Think of it like TaskRabbit, RedBeacon,...
Directly is a TaskRabbit for Online Customer Service
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