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ABC's Handling Of Oscars' Online & Mobile Streaming May Set Precedent For Future "Event TV" Airings

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If you listened to the online chatter about last night’s Oscars’ telecast, you might come away with the impression that the show tanked. Well, maybe it hit a lot of sour notes in terms of its questionably comedic, and in some cases downright offensive, bits, but in terms of advertising,...
ABC's Handling Of Oscars' Online & Mobile Streaming May Set Precedent For Future "Event TV" Airings

Apple in Smart TV component negotiations tips analyst

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Apple television obsessed analyst Gene Munster claims the Cupertino company has entered negotiations with a “major TV component supplier” over the possibility of using its parts for the much-rumored smart TV. The supplier itself is unnamed, but the Piper Jaffray analyst claims to have been informed by employees that Apple had...
Apple in Smart TV component negotiations tips analyst
Fringe party presidential debate gives streaming video news sites a chance to shine

With S3, The Walking Dead is a "different show"--the most interesting one yet

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Warning: This post—and likely its comment thread—contain speculation and potential spoilers.The Walking Dead is many things to many different people—compelling, gory, frustrating, mind-numbing, pioneering for its genre on TV—but it's never dull. Season three comes to an end this Sunday, and there are as many thickening plots off camera...
With S3, The Walking Dead is a "different show"--the most interesting one yet

Erik Huggers Makes His Case for Intel's Web TV Service

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Finally, Intel’s worst-kept secret is out in the open. Intel will be launching a Web TV service sometime this year. But can the chip company upend some of the initial concerns before actually getting the service off the ground? In conversation with Peter Kafka and Walt Mossberg at D: Dive...
Erik Huggers Makes His Case for Intel's Web TV Service

SnappyTV Launches Self-Serve Platform, Lets Anyone Create Events And Share Real-time Video Clips

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Social video startup SnappyTV launched last year with a platform for making clips of live videos and then sharing them on social networks. Now it’s moving beyond custom implementations and launching a platform that will allow any video publisher to enable real-time clipping and social sharing of those videos on...
SnappyTV Launches Self-Serve Platform, Lets Anyone Create Events And Share Real-time Video Clips

Apple reportedly shopping for television display components from major TV supplier

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Apple has contacted at least one major Asian supplier about purchasing television display components, checks by one analyst have revealed....
Apple reportedly shopping for television display components from major TV supplier

Dish, Broadcasters Fight Over Court

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A federal judge in Manhattan soon will decide if Dish Network's legal battle with major TV broadcasters over ad-skipping should be heard in New York or in Los Angeles. The venue could be pivotal, due to a precedent set in New York....
Dish, Broadcasters Fight Over Court

Former Apple TV Engineer: New Apple TV design is actually one Steve Jobs threw away five years ago

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. Former Apple TV UI designer and “Professional Hobbyist, AppleTV” Michael Margolis has been vocal on Twitter about the new Apple TV redesign.  He says that Steve Jobs himself tossed out those designs 5 years ago.  He adds, “Now there is nobody to say ‘no’ to bad design.” . The...
Former Apple TV Engineer: New Apple TV design is actually one Steve Jobs threw away five years ago

Binge viewers rejoice: Netflix releases Lilyhammer

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Netflix launched its first foray into original programming with the release of the TV show Lilyhammer Monday. The show, which stars Steven van Zandt as an ex-mobster in a witness protection program in Norway, was co-financed by Netflix and is, at least in the U.S., only available to the company’s...
Binge viewers rejoice: Netflix releases Lilyhammer

New Threat to Aereo TV

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The TV industry’s best hope of shutting down TV startup Aereo Inc. anytime soon could rest, bizarrely enough, on a legal case involving something called Aereokiller LLC. Aereo is the company backed by media mogul Barry Diller that last year began streaming broadcast-TV signals over the Web to New Yorkers...
New Threat to Aereo TV
Is Intel working on a major TV initiative?

Twitter Buys Bluefin Labs, A Social TV Analytics Company With Brainy MIT Roots

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According to a new report from Business Insider, Twitter's latest acquistion is Bluefin Labs, a social entertainment analyitics group with deep roots as a big data project at MIT. We've reached out to both Bluefin and Twitter for confirmation of the acquisition. Business Insider's sources suggest that the buy would...
Twitter Buys Bluefin Labs, A Social TV Analytics Company With Brainy MIT Roots

Report: Apple Reaching Out to TV Component Suppliers

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Apple is purportedly working on its own TV set, rather than just a set top box like Apple TV. Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired.com Rampant speculation says Apple has a full-fledged, big-screen TV project in the works — an iTV, if you will. Now Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says Apple has...
Report: Apple Reaching Out to TV Component Suppliers

Analyst talks three possible routes for future Apple TV

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A dedicated Apple TV set was a hot topic at the end of 2011, spurred mainly by comments Steve Jobs made in his official biography by Walter Isaacson. So far in 2012, news on that front has been relatively quiet, but a new note by longtime Apple TV set booster...
Analyst talks three possible routes for future Apple TV

Streaming service Aereo ready for legal war with TV networks over copyright claims

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Incumbent industries have a history of challenging new technologies that disrupt the established way they do business. AT&T sued to keep everything from the answering machine to the Hush-A-Phone out of the market. Yesterday’s news that all the major TV networks are filing suit against streaming TV service Aereo is...
Streaming service Aereo ready for legal war with TV networks over copyright claims

Fox No Longer Has Anything Against This Woman's Boobs

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Remember yesterday, when we wrote about some major TV networks balking over whether or not to air a sexy Lane Bryant lingerie ad? Well, it looks like Fox -- the arbiter of good taste in prime time -- has decided to not be so prim and proper, and will...
Fox No Longer Has Anything Against This Woman's Boobs

Apple shopping around for TV parts, analyst claims

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Apple is in the middle of shopping around for parts for its TV, says Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster. The analyst says he recently spoke to sources within a "major TV component supplier," who told him that Apple had contacted the company "regarding various capabilities of their television display components." Munster...
Apple shopping around for TV parts, analyst claims

Samsung's Smart TV Isn't As Smart As It Thinks It Is

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More and more people are using their big, flat-panel TVs to watch Internet video, view photos, play music and casual games, and access apps, social media and websites. The trouble is, this is primarily being done via plugged-in PCs, or add-on boxes like Apple TV, Microsoft’s Xbox, and Roku players....
Samsung's Smart TV Isn't As Smart As It Thinks It Is

Sharp TVs 2012: 60 is the new small

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CNET compares the 2012 lineups of major TV makers based on their CES announcements....
Sharp TVs 2012: 60 is the new small

Eurovision Song Contest 2013 gets an official second-screen app

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iPhone and Android app promises live lyrics, biographies and results for fans while watching on TVBritish fans of the Eurovision Song Contest are used to hearing tongue-in-cheek commentary while watching the annual event, but in 2013 they'll also be able to browse the lyrics for each song as it's performed.This...
Eurovision Song Contest 2013 gets an official second-screen app

AT&T vows Nokia Lumia 900 launch will eclipse iPhone's

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AT&T through both official and off-the-record conversation on Wednesday promised that its upcoming launch of the Nokia Lumia 900 would be its largest ever. Devices lead Jeff Bradley told CNET that the April 8 debut would be a "notch above anything we've ever done" and explicitly included the iPhone in...
AT&T vows Nokia Lumia 900 launch will eclipse iPhone's

CBS And Turner Flip The Pay Switch On For March Madness Mobile Streaming

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Streaming March Madness tournament games next month won’t be as free and easy as it was last year, with broadcast partners CBS (NYSE: CBS) and Turner announcing a tiered plan featuring an authenticated pay wall for personal-computer viewing and a $3.99 premium charge for all mobile access. Last year’s...
CBS And Turner Flip The Pay Switch On For March Madness Mobile Streaming
Anyone Can Become A Content Curator On Wiosio

Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video Service to challenge Amazon Instant Video

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Barnes & Noble is finally getting in on the streaming-video action. On Tuesday, the bookseller announced a Nook video-on-demand service coming this fall with content from major TV and movie studios, including HBO, Sony, Warner Brothers, Viacom, and Disney. The Nook Video service will enable users to rent or...
Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video Service to challenge Amazon Instant Video

Apple’s rumored iTV: Analyst outlines three content scenarios

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has reaffirmed suspicions that Apple is on track to launch a company-branded television set by late 2012. His latest comments came in a note he sent to clients Tuesday. While Munster has predicted the debut of an Apple iTV product for years, his claims...
Apple’s rumored iTV: Analyst outlines three content scenarios

The Morning Lowdown 3-13-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Is Intel (NSDQ: INTC) working on a major TV initiative? (GigaOM) »  Everyone’s a curator, everyone’s a content creator (paidContent) »  Rebekah Brooks among six arrested in hacking investigation (Guardian) »  McGraw-Hill (NYSE: MHP) thinks new iPad will...
The Morning Lowdown 3-13-12

Munster offers three content scenarios for iTV, says Apple tapping ‘major TV component supplier’ for late 2012 launch

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Apple television mockup by Guilherme M. Schasiepen Piper Jaffray’s resident Apple analyst Gene Munster is arguably the most vocal proponent of an integrated HD TV set from Apple, the mythical iTV. His old predictions were picked up by the press lately thanks to that vague Apple HD TV hint in...
Munster offers three content scenarios for iTV, says Apple tapping ‘major TV component supplier’ for late 2012 launch

Tiger Woods Press Conference Draws 683,000 Views on Ustream

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The web took a collective 15 minute pause this morning as Tiger Woods made his first public statement since becoming engulfed in scandal back in November. Ustream is the first in with numbers from the event, as they tell us that their live stream drew 683,000 views.We thought the...
Tiger Woods Press Conference Draws 683,000 Views on Ustream

Awesome Stuff: Dealer's Choice

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If you haven't yet, you owe it to yourself to read Grantland's long, but fascinating, oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker -- which more or less made Texas Hold 'Em poker super famous, made it a major TV event, while bringing tremendous attention to online poker since...
Awesome Stuff: Dealer's Choice
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