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Apple’s HDTV tipped for Q4 2012 launch

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Apple’s highly anticipated high-definition television may launch ahead of the holidays this year, according to a new report. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White on Thursday relayed a report from Chinese-language 21cbh.com claiming that Apple manufacturing partner Hon Hai is scheduled to begin receiving LCD panels for the Apple...
Apple’s HDTV tipped for Q4 2012 launch

One Kings Lane: From The LAX Arrivals Terminal To $200M In Revenue

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As Susan Feldman waited outside the Southwest Airlines arrivals terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in October 2008, she had a nervous feeling in her stomach, which she compares to blind date jitters. Except this wasn’t your traditional blind date. Feldman was meeting Ali Pincus, her soon-to-be co-founder, for the...
One Kings Lane: From The LAX Arrivals Terminal To $200M In Revenue

Electronic Arts: Digital sales will surpass boxed game sales in years

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As the transition towards a Web-based distribution model continues in the gaming world, EA said it won't leave its physical media users out in the cold. [Read more]...
Electronic Arts: Digital sales will surpass boxed game sales in years

Apple Jumps To Second In India's Smartphone Market Says IDC, Thanks To Shifts In Distribution Model

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Apple has indeed managed a significant turnaround in India’s smartphone market, according to new figures out from IDC today (via CNN). The Apple smartphone grabbed 15.6 percent of India’s smartphone market in Q4 2012, according to new data from the research firm, just behind market leading Samsung with its 38.8...
Apple Jumps To Second In India's Smartphone Market Says IDC, Thanks To Shifts In Distribution Model
Arrested Development's Will Arnett: Netflix Allows The Creative Community To Do What It Does Best

Disney Chooses Netflix As Its Exclusive Distributor Beginning In 2016

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Shock generally isn't an emotion I feel when I come across a story to write for Techdirt. Anger? Sure. Sadness? Of course. Dismay? You know it. But not shock. I can't say that's true in this instance. Recall two recent stories we've had about Netflix. The first is a piece...
Disney Chooses Netflix As Its Exclusive Distributor Beginning In 2016

Next Issue, magazines and paving media cow paths

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Newspapers get most of the press when it comes to the disruption of the mainstream media industry, but magazines are also struggling to find a digital model that works. Next Issue Media believes it has the answer — a Netflix or Hulu-style newsstand with all-you-can-read access to dozens of...
Next Issue, magazines and paving media cow paths

KeepRecipes creates an iTunes for cookbooks

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Online community cooking portal KeepRecipes launched an “iTunes for recipes” on Friday, in hopes of building an online marketplace for culinary ideas where cooks and gastronomic publishers can buy and sell individual digital recipe cards and eventually whole cookbooks. KeepRecipes is starting out small. It has signed deals to distribute...
KeepRecipes creates an iTunes for cookbooks

Marketing Day: October 18, 2012

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Dlvr.it Converts To Freemium Distribution Model Dlvr.it, an automation tool used by many bloggers and publishers, is switching to a freemium... Please visit Marketing Land...
Marketing Day: October 18, 2012

Swype takes SwiftKey head on, debuting on Google Play

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Swype and SwiftKey have long competed for Android users’ attention, each proffering their own version of an intelligent touchscreen keyboards. But SwiftKey has always had a big advantage: easy availability. Anyone can go to Google Play and download the SwiftKey software onto their Android smartphones or tablets. Swype’s maker Nuance...
Swype takes SwiftKey head on, debuting on Google Play

Chinese VOD operator YOU on Demand adds Paramount titles

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Nasdaq-traded Chinese VOD operator YOU on Demand has added another one of Hollywood’s major studios to its portfolio, Paramount Pictures. The deal puts some of Paramount’s recent theatrical hits on YOU’s cable-based pay-per-view and subscription video-on-demand services in China, including Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Mission: Impossible – Ghost...
Chinese VOD operator YOU on Demand adds Paramount titles
Streaming video of Stewart-O'Reilly debate disrupted

Amazon Products in KRL: A New Distribution Model

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The first Web service that Amazon put up, years ago, was the ECommerce API that allowed API access to Amazon's product information. That API has gone through several name changes and is now called the Product Advertising API. Thousands of people have used this API to add data about...
Amazon Products in KRL: A New Distribution Model

A Big Year for Apple's iPhone in India

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AirtelNow that it’s carved some significant inroads into China, the world’s largest mobile market, Apple is turning its attention to the second largest as well: India. In the fourth quarter, iPhone shipments to India were about three to four times what they were in the third quarter, according to new...
A Big Year for Apple's iPhone in India

First Look: How Penguin Will Reinvent Books With iPad

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As the race to be be ebook format of choice hots up, Penguin is making some bold, experimental bets. These first-look demos of forthcoming books from iPad’s iBook Store, presented by Penguin Books’ CEO John Makinson in London on Tuesday, give an idea how publishers might approach Apple’s tablet… Much...
First Look: How Penguin Will Reinvent Books With iPad

A Year Later, What Google Drive Means for Startups

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Startup image copyright white_boardA year ago, we were a launch partner when Google unveiled Drive. Much has been made of what this means for Google or the cloud storage wars, but there’s been an even bigger impact for startups targeting prosumers and SMB: The opportunity for profound growth using platforms...
A Year Later, What Google Drive Means for Startups

Facebook’s Open Graph may be bringing a younger audience to media outlets

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In a blog post today, Facebook announced some new apps that are utilizing its Timeline functionality, all of them being media related. The company also reported some interesting statistics for those who have been using the Open Graph platform since it was announced in September at Facebook’s f8 conference. With...
Facebook’s Open Graph may be bringing a younger audience to media outlets
Dropbox hires sales execs from Salesforce and Apple to bolster its enterprise push

US ebook customers to receive compensation in price-fixing lawsuit

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Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster agree to pay $69m settlement of claims they had colluded over ebook pricesReaders in the United States who have who have bought electronic books can look forward to compensation, as three publishers agreed to a $69m (£44m) settlement of claims that they had colluded...
US ebook customers to receive compensation in price-fixing lawsuit
Apple's downfall seen on the horizon

MORGAN STANLEY: The Entire Retail Industry Is Undergoing A Revolution, And These Companies Will Be The Huge Winners

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Morgan Stanley's internet and retail research teams led by Scott Devitt just published a big report on global eCommerce, which they project will be a $1 trillion market by 2016. One major takeaway from the report is that eCommerce and retail are engaged in a zero-sum game; that one company's...
MORGAN STANLEY: The Entire Retail Industry Is Undergoing A Revolution, And These Companies Will Be The Huge Winners

Netflix's House Of Cards Could Be The Best Show You Won't See On TV

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Early on in the Netflix original series House of Cards, you see Kevin Spacey get his hands dirty. As Representative Francis Underwood, he doesn’t suffer fools and he doesn’t tolerate weakness. The opening scene shows Spacey performing a mercy killing of sorts, removing the pain of a beast not fit...
Netflix's House Of Cards Could Be The Best Show You Won't See On TV

Android Developers Can't Get Paid And It's Killing The Platform—Here's Why (GOOG, AAPL, NOK, MSFT, RIMM)

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A version of this note appeared last week on Business Insider Intelligence, BI's market research service on the internet industry. If you were a subscriber, you'd already know this! Click here to find out more and sign up for a free trial → Android has a monetization problem. According to a...
Android Developers Can't Get Paid And It's Killing The Platform—Here's Why (GOOG, AAPL, NOK, MSFT, RIMM)
MarkedUp launches to bring premium app analytics to Windows 8 and WP8 developers

Apple ‘iTV’ intro set for WWDC, report claims

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Rumors surrounding Apple’s entrance into the television market continue to gain steam, and a recent report suggests that Apple plans to unveil its debut HDTV next week at the annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. In a note to clients on Wednesday, Jefferies & Company analyst Peter Misek...
Apple ‘iTV’ intro set for WWDC, report claims

Bad news for cord cutters: Al Jazeera America won't be live streamed online

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Cord cutters won’t be able to tune into Al Jazeera America, the new cable news network that was announced Wednesday in conjunction with the news that Al Jazeera has purchased Al Gore’s Current.tv. At least not live, anyway: An Al Jazeera America spokesperson confirmed Thursday that the network won’t be...
Bad news for cord cutters: Al Jazeera America won't be live streamed online
Tugg Lets Audiences Choose What’s Playing In Theaters
The Next Picture Show: Gathr, Like Kickstarter Plus Netflix For The Big Screen

Fashion Retail And Styling Platform JustFab Seeing Over $100M In Revenue And Expanding Internationally

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JustFab, a fashion retail and styling platform, is announcing a number of new metrics today, including over $100 million in yearly revenue as well as international expansion. JustFab was incubated by Intelligent Beauty in March 2010 and has since grown to over 2.5 million members. Similar to sites like ShoeDazzle...
Fashion Retail And Styling Platform JustFab Seeing Over $100M In Revenue And Expanding Internationally

Here’s what Microsoft will include in the Windows 8 consumer preview

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The Windows 8 beta, to be called a ‘consumer preview,’ is right around the corner. Today, a leak to The Verge revealed what applications Microsoft plans to include pre-installed in the Windows 8 beta. We’ll paste the apps’ names below. Before we do, it’s important to remember that Microsoft has a history...
Here’s what Microsoft will include in the Windows 8 consumer preview
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