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Building data startup Enlighted scores $20M, doubles footprint

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Enlighted, a startup using sensor and big data software to control lighting and power in large commercial buildings has hit a few milestones this week. The company, which we put on our 12 smart grid startups to watch in 2012, has raised a sizable $20 million round, and has also...
Building data startup Enlighted scores $20M, doubles footprint

Internet video broadcaster iStreamPlanet sets up engineering office in Redmond

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iStreamPlanet, a Las Vegas company bankrolled by Intel Capital, Interxion and Turner Broadcasting, has established a new engineering center in Redmond with plans to grow to 15 staffers by the end of the year. It marks the third office for the provider of live video streaming services for concerts, sporting...
Internet video broadcaster iStreamPlanet sets up engineering office in Redmond

Here are our favorite hacks and startups from day two of the Launch Festival

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The 2013 edition of the Launch Festival continues this week, with day two of the three-day event just wrapping up. The day began with a rather informative talk by accelerator organizers from TechStars, AngelPad, Rock Health, Founder Institute, and Turner Broadcasting Media Camp. It continued with the presentations by 15...
Here are our favorite hacks and startups from day two of the Launch Festival
Twitter CEO: We're not competing with TV and news media, we're 'complementary'

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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January isn’t too early to be thinking about spring, is it? While the weather on the East Coast has been anything but balmy, our editorial team is already thinking ahead to April, when our paidContent Live event will take the stage at the Time and Life Building in Manhattan. Turn...
Top jobs of the week in digital media
Funding Daily: Brain booster

An Incubator Just For Media Startups: Turner’s Media Camp Accelerator Gets Underway

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Earlier this spring, Turner Broadcasting announced that it would be launching an incubator, called Media Camp, specifically for startups in the media space. In March, it put out a call for applications, looking to find some startups to join its 12-week program. Now, after an extensive search, it’s ready to...
An Incubator Just For Media Startups: Turner’s Media Camp Accelerator Gets Underway

Amazon teams with A&E Networks, adding more content to Prime Instant Video

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Amazon is adding more content to its Prime Instant Video service, announcing today an agreement with A+E Networks. Shows like Pawn Stars, Storage Wars and Dance Moms will be available on Amazon’s streaming video service, along with content from A&E, bio, HISTORY and Lifetime. “We remain focused on adding TV...
Amazon teams with A&E Networks, adding more content to Prime Instant Video

Patchy Response From Sites Aimed At Kids In The Wake of Habbo Controversy

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In the wake of the disturbing news that teen site Habbo Hotel had hosted illicit and inappropriate content, the response from other sites aimed at teens and younger children has been patchy at best. Yesterday UK broadcaster Channel 4 published allegations that the site was playing host to pornographic sexual...
Patchy Response From Sites Aimed At Kids In The Wake of Habbo Controversy

17-Year Apple Veteran Will Help Startups Pitch Themselves To Media Companies

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In San Francisco, technology rules. However, Media Camp, a new accelerator funded by Turner Broadcasting, is focused on media, not technology.  David Austin, who worked at Apple for 17 years, is heading it up. "The whole idea is to help startups understand that they are selling to a media...
17-Year Apple Veteran Will Help Startups Pitch Themselves To Media Companies

NCAA Still Going Backwards On Tournament Streaming

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Last year, around NCAA Tournament time, I wrote a piece about how the NCAA was going backwards on streaming the games. Once free streams were locked up behind subscription charges, reducing the pool of eyeballs that could be watching the advertising that actually makes the NCAA and their broadcast...
NCAA Still Going Backwards On Tournament Streaming

Turner launches an accelerator for media-focused startups

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Like most big media companies, Turner Broadcasting might not exactly be known for its technology innovation. But it’s looking to change that, with the launch of a new accelerator program called Media Camp, which hopes to seek out and help early-stage startups that are focused on solving problems for media...
Turner launches an accelerator for media-focused startups

Twitter to provide video highlights of the biggest March Madness moments

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While it won’t be all that easy to watch full NCAA March Madness games online unless you’re a cable subscriber, you will be able to tune into quick highlight clips from the big games at a slightly unlikely source — Twitter. As USA Today reported Monday evening, Twitter will be teaming up with...
Twitter to provide video highlights of the biggest March Madness moments

Funny Or Die Gets Strategic Investment from Turner, Looks To Accelerate Growth

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Independent online video company Funny Or Die is about to get a lot of help from a traditional TV company, as it’s struck a strategic partnership with Turner Broadcasting to collaborate on multiplatform video content. As part of the deal, Turner is taking a small minority stake in Funny Or...
Funny Or Die Gets Strategic Investment from Turner, Looks To Accelerate Growth

500 Startups alumnus Switchcam moves into public beta with its multi-camera video creation service

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500 Startups alumnus Switchcam is now in public beta. The company announced the news today and says that it’s aimed at bringing its multi-camera video creation service to the masses. Backed by Mark Cuban and 500 Startups, Switchcam is also part of the inaugural class of Turner Broadcasting’s Media Camp...
500 Startups alumnus Switchcam moves into public beta with its multi-camera video creation service

Netflix inks Turner and Warner Bros. deal, bringing TV shows from Cartoon Network and Dallas exclusive

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Just one month after Netflix nabbed exclusive access to Disney’s first-run films in a multi-year deal, the video-on-demand (VoD) service announced a deal with Warner Bros. Television Group last week that will make it the exclusive online home for 2012-13 seasons of a slew of dramas. And now it seems...
Netflix inks Turner and Warner Bros. deal, bringing TV shows from Cartoon Network and Dallas exclusive

Netflix Signs Multi-Year Licensing Agreement With Turner Broadcasting And Warner Bros. Television

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Netflix isn’t all about movies, as you know. The company has been adding more television to its on-demand service, and today the company announced multi-year licensing agreements with both Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. Television Group. The agreement includes episodes of shows from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation, Adult Swim,...
Netflix Signs Multi-Year Licensing Agreement With Turner Broadcasting And Warner Bros. Television

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?

Meet SnappyTV, the startup behind Twitter's March Madness video strategy

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When you log on to Twitter during March Madness starting this week, you probably won’t be thinking much beyond the state of your bracket. But if you happen to notice video replays showing up in your feed, they’ll be coming from the technology platform built by SnappyTV, the little startup...
Meet SnappyTV, the startup behind Twitter's March Madness video strategy
Smart grid startup Enlighted lights up with $20M in new funds

Warner Bros brings Turner's Media Camp to LA to accelerate media startups

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Turner Broadcasting’s Media Camp is bringing its accelerator to Los Angeles, its second city, and is now accepting applications for its next batch of companies. After its inaugural year that saw it mentor six San Francisco startups in the media industry, the program is repeating the process, except that instead...
Warner Bros brings Turner's Media Camp to LA to accelerate media startups

Buyvite raises funding from Rocket Ventures to boost its group payment platform

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Buyvite, a startup that makes it easier for groups of people (families, friends, obscure religious sects and whatnot) to organize and collect money for group purchases to cover a single transaction, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Rocket Ventures and a number of private investors. The Toledo,...
Buyvite raises funding from Rocket Ventures to boost its group payment platform

TV Networks File Legal Claims Saying Skipping Commercials Is Copyright Infringement

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Okay, we had expected the TV networks to possibly take legal action against DISH Networks for its new Auto Hopper technology, which allows DISH subscribers who use the Hopper feature (which records all prime time shows from the four major networks) to autoskip commercials, if they watch shows in the...
TV Networks File Legal Claims Saying Skipping Commercials Is Copyright Infringement

Groups ask FTC to investigate McDonald's, General Mills over kids' privacy law

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Several privacy and children's advocacy groups have written to the Federal Trade Commission asking the agency to investigate large companies such as McDonald's and General Mills for using marketing techniques they say violate the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The letter also names Doctor's Associates, Inc. -- the owner...
Groups ask FTC to investigate McDonald's, General Mills over kids' privacy law

Socialcast Raises $8 Million Series B To Spread Its Realtime Enterprise Streams

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Realtime streams are quickly moving from the consumer Web to the enterprise. The constant flow of status updates, links, and shared items people are becoming accustomed to on Facebook and Twitter is finding its way into enterprise apps like Socialcast, Yammer, and Salesforce Chatter. Investors are betting on this...
Socialcast Raises $8 Million Series B To Spread Its Realtime Enterprise Streams

ESPN and Twitter plan to announce partnership for tweeting sports video clips

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Twitter and ESPN (dis) are planning to announce a partnership that will allow the social network to tweet out video clips of major sports highlights and sell ads specifically around those clips, providing new revenue opportunities for Twitter and giving ESPN greater visibility for major sports events. The news was...
ESPN and Twitter plan to announce partnership for tweeting sports video clips

Turner Buys Bleacher Report

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Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting unit has acquired sports site Bleacher Report, according to people familiar with the transaction. I’m told the deal, which we told you about in June, closed Friday, and is scheduled to be announced today. Picking up Bleacher fills a hole for Turner’s digital operations, which lost...
Turner Buys Bleacher Report

Content farms and the ongoing democratization of journalism

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If you follow online sports at all, you’ve probably come across at least one site or story from Bleacher Report, the massive sports-writing network that was recently acquired by Turner Broadcasting for an estimated $200 million. Much of the content that draws the 10 million unique visitors BR gets every...
Content farms and the ongoing democratization of journalism
Bleacher Report's and the evolution of the content farm

Asia’s first dedicated social media research center is launched in Hong Kong

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Asia now has its very first dedicated social media research center, after the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) launched its Social Media Laboratory this week. The new facility will be responsible for studying social media culture and technology across Asia, in a move that HKUST describes as “bring[ing] academic...
Asia’s first dedicated social media research center is launched in Hong Kong
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