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Two deals that make it obvious where Twitter's heart lies: inside your television

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There were a number of reports last week that Twitter was looking to do TV-related content deals with broadcast networks such as Viacom and NBC so that it could add video clips to its real-time stream, and now we have seen two deals announced that show the kind of thing...
Two deals that make it obvious where Twitter's heart lies: inside your television
BBC may redefine commercial online efforts

BBC Worldwide announces first four Blu-ray / DVDs with UltraViolet digital copies

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Coming nearly on the anniversary of its US launch, the UltraViolet digital locker system is getting a boost in the UK from BBC Worldwide. The BBC's commerical wing is releasing four Blu-ray / DVD titles that are UltraViolet-enabled and is partnering with Warner-owned Flixster to allow users to redeem...
BBC Worldwide announces first four Blu-ray / DVDs with UltraViolet digital copies

On the road: Skoda Citigo Se 1.0 60PS Manual

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It's so similar to the VW up! and Seat Mii, it's hard to think of anything to say. And that's no jokeRemember the jokes? How do you double the value of a Skoda? Why do Skodas have heated rear windows? What do you call a Skoda with a sunroof? Etc....
On the road: Skoda Citigo Se 1.0 60PS Manual

Microsoft Says It Has Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses To Date

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Microsoft just announced that it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses so far. This is the first update the company has given since it announced that it had sold 4 million upgrades over the first weekend after Windows 8 went on sale earlier this month. According to Microsoft, “Windows...
Microsoft Says It Has Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses To Date

What The Tesla / NY Times Fight Teachs Us About The Media

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For media watchers, the very public argument this week between Tesla and the NY Times has been quite fascinating. In case you happened to not be obsessively following each back and forth (what, you have lives?!?), it all began with a NY Times' less than enthusiastic review of the experience...
What The Tesla / NY Times Fight Teachs Us About The Media

Tesla takes hits in its beef with the New York Times, but may have won regardless

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You are confused by the Tesla and New York Times beef because it is has dragged on for a week, and has had more facets than the engagement ring you wanted to buy but couldn’t stretch all your credits end to end to reach. TNW is here to help. We’re...
Tesla takes hits in its beef with the New York Times, but may have won regardless

Top Gear Lotus Evora

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Top Gear Lotus Evora
Elon Musk Lays Out His Evidence That New York Times Tesla Model S Test Drive Was "Fake"

Best Buy founder ever closer to finalizing company buyout bid

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Best Buy founder Richard Schulze may have stepped down as chairman of the board, but he's certainly not out. His plan to buy the turbulent company has reached the next step -- an agreement which pre-empts the formal offer. Schulze now has access to all the private numbers he'll...
Best Buy founder ever closer to finalizing company buyout bid

LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

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Online movie rental service LoveFilm announced that it has 2m members back in January, on the same day Netflix launched in the UK to challenge the Amazon-owned DVD and movie-streaming service. Whilst it had significant traction in the UK prior to Netflix, it’s easy to forget that LoveFilm isn’t a...
LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

Must See HDTV (February 4th - 10th)

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It's finally over -- pro football is done for the year. In its absence we have a number of big returning shows to look forward to, including favorites like Community and The Walking Dead. Also of note, Syfy will air Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome this weekend, a show...
Must See HDTV (February 4th - 10th)

BBCWW invests in mobile game tech firm Spaceport

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BBC Worldwide is making a strategic investment in a company whose technology will let it port its games to any mobile platform. The BBC’s commercial and overseas unit is investing an unspecified sum in Spaceport, whose technology leverages HTML5, Javascript and OpenGL to let creators convert vector graphics-based games for...
BBCWW invests in mobile game tech firm Spaceport

Must See HDTV (March 18th - 24th)

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March Madness is dominating the TV schedule, but a number of shows are back with new episodes or premieres. The Hobbit comes to Blu-ray (in 3D, but not 48fps... yet) this week, and Continuum has its season finale. Look below for the highlights this week, followed after the break...
Must See HDTV (March 18th - 24th)
Spaceport.io raises investment from YouWeb and BBC Worldwide

UK appeals court dismisses Tesla libel suit against Top Gear

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Have a knack for getting wrapped up in libel lawsuits? You best avoid crossing Elon Musk -- as the Tesla CEO has regularly proven, he won't be keeping quiet if you call foul on his company's electric car range predictions, especially if your forum of choice happens to be...
UK appeals court dismisses Tesla libel suit against Top Gear

Blog Post: Windows 8 - 40 Million Licenses Sold

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As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses . Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual...
Blog Post: Windows 8 - 40 Million Licenses Sold

Dropbox For Android Update Packs Video Streaming For ICS Users, Korean Language Support

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Hey, Ice Cream Sandwich users — if you’re a Dropbox user and somehow haven’t gotten the latest (2.1.4) update, do yourself a favor and get on it. The update is sure to please those who find the Dropbox experience to be woefully light on Hangul, as it introduces Korean language...
Dropbox For Android Update Packs Video Streaming For ICS Users, Korean Language Support

BBC America signs video advertising deal with Twitter

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BBC America has signed a deal with Twitter to of the first "in-Tweet branded video synced to entertainment TV series." The announcement, made through Twitter itself, provides little detail in the way of what exactly the service entails, but does mention popular shows Doctor Who and Top Gear in the...
BBC America signs video advertising deal with Twitter

Daily Telegraph website hacked

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Site defaced apparently in anger at remarks over 'gypsies'Part of the Daily Telegraph's website has been hacked, apparently by people in Romania who were aggrieved at its identification of "gypsies" and "Romanians".Its "Short Breaks" and Wine And Dine sections were both hacked, with the Short Breaks site still up at...
Daily Telegraph website hacked
Cable networks blocking BBC’s U.S. iPlayer aims

Good news for fans of Top Gear and Doctor Who: the BBC's iPlayer app has finally made it to Windows

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Good news for fans of Top Gear and Doctor Who: the BBC's iPlayer app has finally made it to Windows Phone 8....
Good news for fans of Top Gear and Doctor Who: the BBC's iPlayer app has finally made it to Windows

Elon Musk publishes charts and maps to back up his claim that the New York Times lied in a Tesla review

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The spat between Tesla’s Elon Musk and New York Times journalist John Broder spluttered forward today with Musk publishing data to back up his claim that Broder lied in his review of the Tesla Model S. On the Tesla blog, Musk has published detailed charts and maps to support his allegations....
Elon Musk publishes charts and maps to back up his claim that the New York Times lied in a Tesla review

BBC begins UltraViolet streaming access for DVDs

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BBC Worldwide is the latest TV and movie distributor to join the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) consortium, as it looks to beef up its online content sales. The company will UltraViolet-enable some of its DVDs, meaning customers who buy TV shows on plastic can get access to stream the same...
BBC begins UltraViolet streaming access for DVDs

BBC iPlayer enjoys a record-breaking 2012: 2.32bn program requests, mobile usage up by 177%

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In the latter half of 2012, the BBC reported a slew of record-breaking numbers regarding iPlayer. So it probably comes with little surprise that last year on the whole broke all previous records for the British broadcaster’s online TV service, notching up 2.32 billion TV and radio programme requests along...
BBC iPlayer enjoys a record-breaking 2012: 2.32bn program requests, mobile usage up by 177%

Top Gear T-Shirt Label - http://bit.ly/btJBWq

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Top Gear T-Shirt Label - http://bit.ly/btJBWq

TV review: Top Gear - 50 Years of Bond Cars

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Even non-petrolheads could find plenty to enjoy - such as a real underwater Aston Martin - in this jolly look back at 007's wheelsRichard Hammond has - not for first time - spun off. This is Top Gear (BBC2), but it's a special one, 50 Years of Bond Cars, because...
TV review: Top Gear - 50 Years of Bond Cars

BBC to bring two original content channels to YouTube

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BBC Worldwide on Monday revealed it will launch two original content channels on YouTube. One of them will focus on nature, with content originating from the BBC Earth Productions unit. The other will be hosted by James May of Top Gear fame and focus on science, with the production partner...
BBC to bring two original content channels to YouTube

Essentials - BBC Top Gear

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Essentials - BBC Top Gear

Strap yourself into the Stig Chair

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This high-end chair draws inspiration from The Stig, a legendary character from the BBC's "Top Gear" car TV show. [Read more]...
Strap yourself into the Stig Chair
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