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Sun paywall needs more than 300,000 subscribers to cover outlay, say analysts

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Sun+ service predicted to result in drop in online ad revenue with NI also paying £30m-plus for digital Premier League rightsThe Sun will need to attract more than 250,000 subscribers to its £2-per-week online service to cover the loss of online advertising and recoup the £30m-plus it paid for the...
Sun paywall needs more than 300,000 subscribers to cover outlay, say analysts

Sun paywall set at £2 with access to Premier League football highlights

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Charge will come into effect in August after £30m deal is struck for rights to all 380 Premier League matches a seasonThe Sun is to introduce a paywall from 1 August with a £2 per week charge, including access to Premier League football highlights.Mike Darcey, the chief executive of News...
Sun paywall set at £2 with access to Premier League football highlights

Judge Rejects Lawsuit Against YouTube As 'Frankenstein Monster Posing As A Class Action'

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You may recall that soon after Viacom sued YouTube, the Premier League football association (which is notorious for aggressively seeking to enforce its copyrights) sued as well, and sought to turn its case into a class action lawsuit for basically anyone who might have had their copyright-covered works uploaded to...
Judge Rejects Lawsuit Against YouTube As 'Frankenstein Monster Posing As A Class Action'

Media Talk podcast: off to Oxford we go

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On this week's Media Talk we head to the dreaming spires for the Oxford Media Convention.Lisa O'Carroll and Mark Sweney report back on why Labour think a press regulatory royal charter is like Dolly the sheep, and why the government thinks BSkyB should give public service broadcasters a break.Also this...
Media Talk podcast: off to Oxford we go

Yahoo! open sources JavaScript framework Mojito for cross-platform development

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When you’re a developer, you’re faced with a whole host of challenges and concerns based around who you want to develop things for. You have to figure out what audience is best for an app or site as well as decided to pick which platform to build it for. Luckily,...
Yahoo! open sources JavaScript framework Mojito for cross-platform development

BT Vision tops complaints table for pay TV subscribers

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• Ofcom publishes first complaints data for the pay TV sector• BT Vision performs worse than Virgin and SkyBT's subscription digital TV service attracted nearly four times as many complaints as its closest rival in the first three months of 2012, the communications regulator Ofcom has revealed.It is the first...
BT Vision tops complaints table for pay TV subscribers

Absolute Radio becomes the first UK commercial station to launch an Xbox app

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UK entertainment and music broadcaster Absolute Radio has become an Xbox entertainment app partner, bringing its 7 stations to Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers. Absolute Radio is the first commercial radio station in the UK to announce an Xbox app. It provides Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers with the network’s live streams,...
Absolute Radio becomes the first UK commercial station to launch an Xbox app

Chelsea thrash Stoke 7-0 to return to top of Premier League - Football - BBC Sport

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Chelsea thrash Stoke 7-0 to return to top of Premier League - Football - BBC Sport

The Sun, the UK's best-selling newspaper, looks set to erect a paywall later this year

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Hot on the heels of the launch of a paywall at the UK’s Telegraph newspaper today, it looks like the best-selling newspaper in the country, The Sun, is set to do the same. The Guardian reports that Mike Darcey, the recently-appointed chief executive of News Corporation’s UK newspaper division News International, told...
The Sun, the UK's best-selling newspaper, looks set to erect a paywall later this year

TalkSport to broadcast English Premier League games directly on Twitter, but not in Europe

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Back in August we reported that UK radio broadcaster TalkSport had inked a deal and launched a new service that will open up online radio coverage of English Premier League football to the masses around the world…though not in Europe. Well, TalkSport is taking this a step further by bringing...
TalkSport to broadcast English Premier League games directly on Twitter, but not in Europe

Tesco cuts price of 'unlimited' broadband to £2 a month

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To get the service, customers will have to take the supermarket group's line rental at £14.90 for a minimum of 12 monthsTesco has cut the price of its unlimited broadband service to just £2 a month, which the supermarket chain claims is the cheapest unlimited broadband that doesn't involve paying...
Tesco cuts price of 'unlimited' broadband to £2 a month

Premier League football to be made available on terrestrial Freeview television - Telegraph

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Premier League football to be made available on terrestrial Freeview television - Telegraph

Murdoch's football bundle kicks newspaper rivals into touch

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One of the objections to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp securing total ownership of BSkyB concerned bundling.Critics (including me) suggested that once he owned all of BSkyB, he could put the squeeze on rival newspaper groups by loading video material from Sky on to the Times and Sun websites. It would...
Murdoch's football bundle kicks newspaper rivals into touch

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ad banned from daytime TV

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ASA rules scenes of London under violent assault not suitable to be shown when children could be watchingThe advertising watchdog has banned a TV campaign for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from being aired in the daytime, ruling that scenes of New York and London under military assault were...
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ad banned from daytime TV

10 Best Android apps this week

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Sky Sports, Pinterest, Dolphin, RealPlayer, Echoer and moreThis weekly Apps Rush post will usually be published on a Friday, but due to a personal holiday, last week's has slipped to Monday.A separate iOS-focused post will be published later in the day, with both concentrating on non-game apps. New games for...
10 Best Android apps this week

Sun paywall unavoidable, says News International chief executive

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Mike Darcey says continuing to offer free content is untenable as website is threatening circulation and revenue of tabloidNews International's chief executive Mike Darcey has said the company had no choice but to start charging for the online version of the Sun, the country's bestselling newspaper.He said the free website...
Sun paywall unavoidable, says News International chief executive

F1 2012: the best seat in the house at your fingertips

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A handheld TV stops you missing any on-track action in the F1 2012 seasonOf course the best way to enjoy Formula One is at the track itself, where the ear-splitting sound and eye-watering speed assault the senses in a way TV simply cannot convey. It has a price, however, in...
F1 2012: the best seat in the house at your fingertips

Live sports, including English Premier League football, to be broadcast on some flights

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For some travelers, two of the most annoying facets of air travel are not being able to use their mobile phones, and missing out on live sporting action. However, with Emirates and a selection of other airlines now permitting mobile phone use in-flight, things are beginning to change. But what...
Live sports, including English Premier League football, to be broadcast on some flights

Yahoo open sources Mojito, a developer framework for any device

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Yahoo is taking a big step toward helping developers write code that will work well on any device, whether it be for the web, mobile web or even native iOS, Android or other smartphone operating systems. To do so, it’s decided to open source Mojito, a JavaScript-based developer framework that...
Yahoo open sources Mojito, a developer framework for any device

Manchester City to expand global presence with Japanese mobile website

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English Premier League football club Manchester City looks set to expand its brand presence into Japan, having recruited a firm to build a local mobile website in the country, according to Reuters. The deal will give MLJ, a Tokyo-based website developments, the rights to develop the club’s official site for...
Manchester City to expand global presence with Japanese mobile website
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