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How Much Does HBO Pay MarkMonitor To Send DMCA Notices Removing Its Official Content From Google?

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We've seen plenty of ridiculous stories about bogus DMCA takedowns, but none get so ridiculous as the ones in which the content being demanded taken down is the officially released content. This often happens because of shoddy / clueless middlemen, as is the case with the latest example being passed...
How Much Does HBO Pay MarkMonitor To Send DMCA Notices Removing Its Official Content From Google?
Music licensing likely keeping SNL's 'Game of Thrones' sketch off Hulu

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Yesterday as I was getting off a plane, I saw this tweet on my phone and replied to it: @jwklemanski yessssss @sai_tools @stevekovach — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) February 12, 2013   Steve probably tweeted that news at me because of the HBO No Go post from last August in which...
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Sheila Heti: 'I love dirty books'

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The Canadian has become a literary sensation in the US with a novel drawing heavily on her own life and philosophy. Here she talks about art, female friendship and sexual honestySheila Heti's novel, How Should a Person Be?, has taken the States by storm. Dubbed "HBO's Girls in book form",...
Sheila Heti: 'I love dirty books'

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
Comcast will stream on demand shows from HBO, Showtime, and 28 others during free trial week for subscribers

Showtime's YouTube Gambit

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The entire season 7 premiere of Dexter is on YouTube - and no, it's not a pirated copy. Showtime posted the entire episode, as well as the season 2 premiere of Homeland. A capitulation to pirates? No, an effort to entice viewers to pay for premium television service. Bundled...
Showtime's YouTube Gambit
Zeebox adds Viacom to its growing list of TV partnerships

Netflix's Content-Marketing Secret Sauce Is Wrapped Up In 'House Of Cards'

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Editor’s note: Brandon Carter is a marketing manager at Outbrain, a content discovery platform on a mission to help readers find the most interesting content online. Follow him on Twitter at @sleepchant. It’s been nearly impossible to consume any kind of media in the last few weeks without hearing about Netflix’s new original series...
Netflix's Content-Marketing Secret Sauce Is Wrapped Up In 'House Of Cards'

Microsoft announces AirPlay-like “SmartGlass” wireless streaming app for Xbox

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Microsoft just wrapped up its presentation at this year’s E3 event and while we didn’t hear anything about iOS support for its new cross-platform Xbox Music service, the company did confirm Xbox SmartGlass would be coming to Apple devices. SmartGlass incorporates at least some AirPlay-like features, allowing users to send...
Microsoft announces AirPlay-like “SmartGlass” wireless streaming app for Xbox
The new season of 'Game of Thrones' will smite you with dragon fire

In Which NY Times Reporter Jenna Wortham Accidentally Reveals How She Violated Both The CFAA & The DMCA

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Over the past few months and weeks there's been much greater attention paid to both the CFAA and the anti-circumvention provisions of the DMCA, and how both are in need of serious reform. The attention to anti-circumvention was galvanized around the fact that unlocking your mobile phone became illegal again,...
In Which NY Times Reporter Jenna Wortham Accidentally Reveals How She Violated Both The CFAA & The DMCA

Netflix's Big, HBO-Inspired, 10-Year Bet On Original Content

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The pilot episode of a new television series can send it rocketing toward ratings success, renewal, and eventual syndication, or plummeting toward cancelation. But in the world of Internet TV, says Netflix, "don't expect overnight results." That's the message the company sent yesterday while announcing its quarterly financial results. On...
Netflix's Big, HBO-Inspired, 10-Year Bet On Original Content

Investing in Facebook: John Corpus of Milyoni

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This week, Inside Facebook asks people who have built businesses on the Facebook platform why they believe in the company. These are the people that are truly invested in Facebook, whether or not they bought stock. For Part 2 of our series, we spoke with Milyoni founder and CEO John...
Investing in Facebook: John Corpus of Milyoni
Hulu to co-produce 'The Thick of It' season four with BBC

Take My Money, HBO!

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Take My Money, HBO!: Awesome. Make them listen....
Take My Money, HBO!

Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a Roku 2 XS

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We’ve got another great prize up for grabs this week in our Name that Tech Tune contest — a Roku 2 XS 1080p streaming player for accessing all sorts of Internet content (Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go, etc.) and games on your television. This is courtesy of Roku and...
Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a Roku 2 XS

DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

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For quite some time now, we've been reporting on how the big television players were so upset that Hulu and Netflix were dragging them kicking and screaming into the 21st century (even though they owned Hulu) that they were working on plans to kill off both services -- or at...
DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?

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Netflix got into the HBO business with a bang in February when it launched “House of Cards”. The much-hyped miniseries had a big budget, big names in front of the camera and behind it, and a Big Idea — binge viewing! — that generated even more buzz for the launch....
Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?
Apple, Time Inc. Solve Their Subscription Squabble

Apple buys mobile security company Authentec Inc for $365 million

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Mobile security company Authentec Inc. announced this morning that it has been acquired by Apple for $8 a share, which equates to $365 million. From Authentec Inc’s website: AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. Our diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure...
Apple buys mobile security company Authentec Inc for $365 million

SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

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Ever the tease, Microsoft's Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) has listed 43 apps that'll arrive on Xbox consoles in selected regions between now and the spring of 2013. Notable additions include HBO Nordics in Denmark and Sweden, CBC Hockey Night in Canada and PBS here in the States. In...
SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

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StreamingMedia.com just announced Senior Business Product Manager for Google Chrome Matt Frost would give a keynote speech during the 15th annual Streaming Media East conference in New York that is occurring between May 15 and May 16 at the Hilton. Frost’s presentation will discuss device, operating system, and browser deviation and how it impact...
Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

Time Warner agreement brings Cartoon Network to Netflix

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Netflix today announced a new agreement between it and content provider Time Warner that will see programming from Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and TNT appearing on the streaming service. The deal represents the third agreement between the popular video streaming service and Time Warner, bringing even more Time Warner content...
Time Warner agreement brings Cartoon Network to Netflix

HBO Go and MAX Go now available for Android, not tablets

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HBO has rolled out Android versions of its HBO Go and MAX Go apps, allowing the users of Android-powered devices to stream content from the two premium channels on the go, so long as they already have a cable subscription to the premium channels. The Apps are available for free...
HBO Go and MAX Go now available for Android, not tablets

The $99 Roku 3

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The $99 Roku 3: CNET: The new Roku 3 has one more feature up its sleeve and it's a neat one: private listening mode. Plug in a pair of headphones to the remote's headphone jack and you can listen to whatever's playing on your Roku. Plugging in the headphones also...
The $99 Roku 3
Season 3 of Game of Thrones set to begin March 31st
AT&T adds new features to U-verse app for iPhone and iPad

HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013

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According to Bloomberg, Apple and HBO will team up to deliver HBO Go content on the Apple TV. Cable and satellite subscribers who pay for HBO will be able to watch more than 600 hours of films and television shows on Apple TV, said the people, who asked not...
HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013

Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming

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Ray Bradbury was right about so many things and spellbinding about so many others that it almost hurts to write this: Ray Bradbury was wrong when it came to reading. But then I also get to tell you this: he changed his mind. HarperCollins is in the midst of preparing...
Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming
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