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Mail Online's 2013 resolution: money for video

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Mail Online has become the world’s most popular newspaper site thanks to its mix of titillating and accessible photo-led news stories. Now it plans to plough money in to video. Reporting full-year earnings, the site’s publisher said: “Over the next year, there will be increased investment in expanding the New...
Mail Online's 2013 resolution: money for video

Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

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Korean Internet service provider KT has revealed that it is looking for a share of profits generated by smart TV sellers, after it switched off Internet access for smart television sets in the country. As a report from Reuters explains, the ISP is concerned that the demands of Web-connected TVs...
Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

Sony-made Google TV units will come with Plex as standard

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Plex has inadvertently announced that its excellent media center software will be baked into Sony's forthcoming range of Google TV devices. A customized version of its app for the platform arrived on Google Play, declaring that it was only available for download on "late model 2012 Sony internet TVs."...
Sony-made Google TV units will come with Plex as standard
BSkyB acquires Acetrax to be its connected TV Trojan Horse
More than one in five U.S. households have a TV connected to the Internet

BBC's 'multi-platform Games' reveals new appetite for live video, mobile browsing

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While NBC is still taking a social media pummelling for “failing” with what it hails as a record-breaking Olympics audience, the BBC, whose Olympics undertaking has been lauded, is telling the world about its new online records. On the busiest individual days of London 2012, BBC.co.uk served even more traffic...
BBC's 'multi-platform Games' reveals new appetite for live video, mobile browsing

Sony’s $380 Million Gaikai Acquisition Validates Streaming Gaming Strategy

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Sony’s decision on Monday to purchase cloud-streaming game provider Gaikai for a cool $380 million could completely reshape the way Sony interacts with the lucrative gaming market. Gaikai likes to describe itself as Netflix for gaming, and that’s as good a descriptor for the Orange County, Calif.-based company as any....
Sony’s $380 Million Gaikai Acquisition Validates Streaming Gaming Strategy

Google TV update touts Google Play and YouTube movie rentals, distinct lack of popcorn

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If you own one of Sony's Google TV devices, it's now considerably easier to curl up with a flick or two. Google has just pushed out a 2.1.1 update that allows watching movies rented through Google Play as well as in the browser, with YouTube. The update rollout should...
Google TV update touts Google Play and YouTube movie rentals, distinct lack of popcorn
Google TV apps aren’t seeing many organic downloads: 92.6% are pre-installed, Xyologic says
Plex to be preinstalled on Sony's 2012 Google TV devices

House Full Of Gadgets? This New Super-Fast Wi-Fi Is For You (NTGR)

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Next month Netgear will release the world's fastest home Wi-Fi router. It operates at gigabit speeds -- that's as fast as most corporations use on their business networks. Plunk the Netgear R6300 in your home and you'll have Wi-Fi that is three times faster than today's 802.11n devices. Eventually. Because...
House Full Of Gadgets? This New Super-Fast Wi-Fi Is For You (NTGR)

GameStick, a console on a stick, shrinks Ouya down to size

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We recently saw the tremendous appetite for Ouya, the small Android-based games console whose Kickstarter funding drive was oversubscribed almost ten-fold. Now Ouya could be the template for a wave of similar, smaller indie TV game devices. GameStick, which just launched its own Kickstarter pledge drive, aims to deliver a game console...
GameStick, a console on a stick, shrinks Ouya down to size

Plex preinstalled on Sony’s upcoming Google TV devices

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Sony hearts Plex: The CE maker will deliver its next generation of Google TV devices, scheduled to be released in the U.S. and beyond this summer, with the Plex app pre-installed to give users simple access to local media and add cloud media sharing to the Google TV platform. A...
Plex preinstalled on Sony’s upcoming Google TV devices

Crackle streaming video heads to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players

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Free video streaming service Crackle is already available on your smart phone, computer, and game console, but today the company announced its expansion to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs. The expansion is twofold for Samsung, which is also adding the ad-supported streaming service to its line of Blu-ray...
Crackle streaming video heads to LG, Samsung, and Vizio Smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players

KT blocks Samsung Internet TVs over supposed data glut

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KT, Korea's largest wire-line operator and Internet services provider, has begun limiting web access to Samsung's Smart TVs. KT took the step a day after it warned Korean TV makers that it could not give Internet-enabled TVs a "free ride" over its network. The service provider wants compensation for the...
KT blocks Samsung Internet TVs over supposed data glut

BBC iPlayer chief says that traffic from Internet TVs lag because they’re too complex

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Last August, we brought you the BBC’s vision for the future of iPlayer after it unveiled a new TV-friendly version of the online streaming service. In a nutshell, the BBC announced it wanted to take iPlayer beyond the tech-savvy and firmly embed it in livingrooms across the UK. However, Daniel...
BBC iPlayer chief says that traffic from Internet TVs lag because they’re too complex

Roku 3 Gets Faster, Makes It Easier To Find Shows, And Plugs Headphones Into The Remote

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While Apple TV remains a hobby, Roku streams ahead with updated hardware and a user interface primed for discovery. Apple TV might own the rumor-mill in the world of smart TVs, and other major brands are starting to introduce Internet TVs. But Roku, the first to offer a way...
Roku 3 Gets Faster, Makes It Easier To Find Shows, And Plugs Headphones Into The Remote

For Connected TV, The New Last Mile Is Dining Room To Living Room

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Last week, I lambasted Virgin Media for taking two years to launch its iPad TV guide for its TiVo (NSDQ: TIVO) set-top box. I have since learned the app has been ready for months; it was submitted to and approved by Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) months ago. But Virgin Media...
For Connected TV, The New Last Mile Is Dining Room To Living Room

Guide to Google TV’s Ecosystem [Video]

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At this week’s Google I/O Conference, the company carefully articulated its vision of the world. There’s Apple in one corner, carefully controlling its ecosystem, rejecting Flash, and conjuring images of an Orwellian Big Brother. As the “one man, one company, one device” (Vic Gundotra’s words) becomes more powerful, Google...
Guide to Google TV’s Ecosystem [Video]
Grocers' digital dreams: Sainsbury's launching VOD, Tesco ending MP3

By 2017, We'll Each Have 5 Internet Devices (And More Predictions From Cisco) (CSCO)

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Over the next three years, the average U.S. home will have connected a whole bunch of new devices to the Internet. TVs are the obvious choice, but smartphones, tablets and lots of other machines will also be connected. Our homes will have so many Internet devices that it will average...
By 2017, We'll Each Have 5 Internet Devices (And More Predictions From Cisco) (CSCO)

Korea's largest ISP plans 'network fees' for datahogs like YouTube, internet TV

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South Korea's biggest internet provider plans to recoup high traffic network upgrades by charging YouTube and other data-hungry sites. KT will start by blocking access to some TV apps found Samsung's internet TVs, looking to strike up a payment deal where data-heavy services would possibly have to share advertising...
Korea's largest ISP plans 'network fees' for datahogs like YouTube, internet TV
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