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Fingerprint Digital teams up with Corus so your kids will have something to play when they steal your iPhone
CW Strikes Deal with Apple to Bring Content to Apple TV

Pundit Forecasts All Wrong, Silver Perfectly Right. Is Punditry Dead?

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The New York Times election statistician, Nate Silver, perfectly predicted all 50 states last night for President Obama, while every single major pundit was wrong–some comically wrong. Despite being derided by TV talking heads as a liberal hack, Silver definitively proved that geeks with mathematical models were superior to the...
Pundit Forecasts All Wrong, Silver Perfectly Right. Is Punditry Dead?

TV networks lose appeal against Aereo for rebroadcasting

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Live TV streaming service Aereo has won a major court battle against a number of television networks, after the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an appeal from broadcasters. The two-to-one vote confirms that Aereo does not infringe the copyrights of broadcasters, and clears the legal standing of...
TV networks lose appeal against Aereo for rebroadcasting

Coming Soon: Live Pay-Per-View Programming on YouTube

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To celebrate the first birthday of YouTube Live yesterday, Google announced that video creators can now monetize live events streaming on YouTube, either with ads or paid streaming. YouTube also made the Wirecast software free for partners, giving stream hosts the ability to do professional-quality live production. Television networks...
Coming Soon: Live Pay-Per-View Programming on YouTube
Time Warner spinning off print division Time Inc. to focus on film and TV businesses

EFF: TV networks use 'craven' tactics against streaming service

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Startup Aereo's free broadcasting service remains the target of television networks as they try to shutter it based on copyright infringement. [Read more]...
EFF: TV networks use 'craven' tactics against streaming service

Time Warner Cable's Net Profit Rises on High-Speed Revenue Growth

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Time Warner Cable Inc.’s second-quarter profit rose 7.6 percent as the cable provider’s revenue was boosted by growth in its high-speed services segment, but the company continued to lose video subscribers. Time Warner Cable, the second-largest U.S. cable television provider behind Comcast Corp., has struggled alongside other cable providers against...
Time Warner Cable's Net Profit Rises on High-Speed Revenue Growth

The Web's Original TV Show Ramp-Up Continues on Hulu and YouTube

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Web-only, original programming. If there's one trend in TV this year that has the potential to shake things up moving forward, this is it.   Throughout 2012, we've seen headline after headline about players like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube investing in the production of video content that feels more...
The Web's Original TV Show Ramp-Up Continues on Hulu and YouTube

US election 2012: hug photo makes social media history

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A photograph of Barack Obama embracing his wife Michelle has become the most liked and re-tweeted post everThe photograph of Barack Obama embracing his wife Michelle with the words "four more years" has set new records as the most liked and re-tweeted post in social media history.Obama posted the image...
US election 2012: hug photo makes social media history

Time Inc's historic brands hold out hope for rebirth as company crumbles

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As company spins off its magazine business, insiders and critics try to trace the downfall of a once-great US publishing empireTime was once the world's most influential magazine. Its founders virtually invented the modern news weekly and went on to become publishers of some of the most storied and popular...
Time Inc's historic brands hold out hope for rebirth as company crumbles

Starting today, new episodes of All My Children and One Life to Live are airing online

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Soap opera fans can rejoice as new episodes of One Life to Live and All My Children start airing online Monday. Two years after ABC canceled them, the soaps are coming back to life — but only in digital format, via Hulu and iTunes. Production company Prospect Park, which licensed the shows...
Starting today, new episodes of All My Children and One Life to Live are airing online
Unlike Disney, Universal Studios sticks to status quo with HBO deal

Nielsen: This Is The Golden Age Of Television

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The so-called Golden Age of Television technically started in the 1950s when droves of people started transitioning from radio to television. But at Business Insider's IGNITION conference today, Nielsen executive Steve Hasker said that in a lot of ways, this is the golden age of television. Hasker is president of global...
Nielsen: This Is The Golden Age Of Television

Survey Of Florida Voters Reveals Interesting Result

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-- Voters in Tuesday's Florida Republican primary mirror those in other early-voting states, with nearly half saying the most important quality a candidate can have is the ability to defeat President Barack Obama in November and over 6 in 10 calling the economy their top concern. CONSERVATIVE BUT LESS...
Survey Of Florida Voters Reveals Interesting Result

Iraqi Government Shutters Television Stations It Doesn't Like

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Some of us had hoped that the liberation in Iraq would finally produce an example of a once clamped-down, dictatorial regime giving way to a pluralistic government in the Middle East. The theory was that after years of oppressive rule by the minority Sunni population, an inclusive government would...
Iraqi Government Shutters Television Stations It Doesn't Like

Networks of South Korean banks, broadcasters hit in cyberattack

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The computer networks of three major South Korean banks and three television networks went offline nearly simultaneously at 2pm Seoul time on Wednesday, according to South Korea's National Police Agency. The government confirmed that malware was used to bring the networks down, and it is looking into whether North...
Networks of South Korean banks, broadcasters hit in cyberattack
CEA sides with Dish, says 1984 Betamax ruling covers Hopper DVR

Can Twitter elevate the "second screen" with live video?

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In what would be an inevitable push for the company building toward a TV-centric future, Twitter is reportedly in talks to add live video to its platform through deals with Viacom and NBC, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Such a move would make perfect sense considering Twitter’s current trajectory, as the company...
Can Twitter elevate the "second screen" with live video?

Microsoft holds its ground as big advertisers blast IE10′s default privacy settings

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Microsoft’s Dean Hachamovitch introduces IE10. Microsoft’s decision to prevent Internet Explorer 10 users from being tracked online, by default, is getting an extraordinary response from some of the world’s largest advertisers, in the form of a letter to the Redmond company this week from the Association of National Advertisers, objecting to...
Microsoft holds its ground as big advertisers blast IE10′s default privacy settings
ABC reportedly prepping live-streaming mobile apps for later this year
Aereo files suit against CBS to head off second copyright claim from network
Aereo brings its streaming TV & cloud DVR service to Boston on May 15

An $800 Million Bid For Hulu Is Safe, Boring, And Exactly The Right Move For Yahoo

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Yahoo's recent acquisition of youth-centric site Tumblr grabbed all the headlines. But for anyone who wants to understand Yahoo's strategy--and "Web 3.0″ in general--it's the company's recent bid for video streaming site Hulu, reportedly worth $600-$800 million, that matters more. By contrast with Tumblr, there is nothing exciting about buying Hulu. The video site's current...
An $800 Million Bid For Hulu Is Safe, Boring, And Exactly The Right Move For Yahoo

Interactive ads coming to TV on Xbox 360 this fall

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Microsoft later this year will roll out a new ad platform for video streaming services on its Xbox 360 console, presenting users with interactive experiences instead of the static ads seen on television. According to the Los Angeles Times, the new platformódubbed NUadsówill initially feature partnerships with Toyota, Unilever, and...
Interactive ads coming to TV on Xbox 360 this fall

Twitter partners with Fuse and Trident to produce cross-platform music TV show

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Twitter is partnering with the gum company Trident and the music television network Fuse to create Trending 10, an entertainment show about popular music that will air both on television and online, using Twitter’s data about music and social conversations about artists to power the content. The companies stated that...
Twitter partners with Fuse and Trident to produce cross-platform music TV show

Google Adjusts Search Results To Appease Copyright Owners

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Googling for illegal access to movies or music? Starting today, those links will begin to slip down the results list. The search giant has revamped its algorithm to take into account complaints about copyright infringement.  In a blog post on Friday, Google explained that, among the 200 signals it uses...
Google Adjusts Search Results To Appease Copyright Owners
How the internet propelled the NBA to a new level of hype

Amazon inks deal with Discovery to boost Prime instant video

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Inking a deal with Discovery is a big deal for Amazon Prime considering the media company owns more than 142 television networks worldwide....
Amazon inks deal with Discovery to boost Prime instant video

Amazon's LOVEFiLM Instant grabs exclusive access to Vikings television show in Germany and the UK

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Amazon is beefing up its content offering on LOVEFILM Instant, its on-demand streaming service in the UK, Germany and Scandinavia, with exclusive access to the US television series Vikings. It will be the first time that any show has been distributed through LOVEFiLM before any traditional broadcast station, channel or network...
Amazon's LOVEFiLM Instant grabs exclusive access to Vikings television show in Germany and the UK
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