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Rdio's new Vdio service adds social networking layer to video-on-demand

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Rdio, the popular subscription-based music streaming app, has finally launched the long-awaited Vdio service, granting existing Rdio Unlimited subscribers access to movie and TV content with strong tie-ins to social networks....
Rdio's new Vdio service adds social networking layer to video-on-demand

Netflix Is Doing It for the Kids

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Netflix's popularity with children could be a double-edged sword. Analysts say the streaming service could be undermining the very companies that supply it with most of its children's TV content, namely Disney and Viacom....
Netflix Is Doing It for the Kids

Mobile TV Apps Shazam, IntoNow Reveal Super Bowl Plans

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When people watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, they may notice something different about the ads — many of them will be touting a new way to interact with the advertised brands. Shazam, an app that allows people to connect with extra TV content by listening to a few seconds...
Mobile TV Apps Shazam, IntoNow Reveal Super Bowl Plans
With Jon Stewart back from vacation, Viacom wisely lifts its web content ban
Google TV Adds Redbox Instant By Verizon App, Pitting It Against Netflix On The Platform

Apple's Eddie Cue Suggests Apple Television Unlikely in Near-Term

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Fortune reports on a new analyst report published by Pacific Crest's Andy Hargreaves. The report was written after a meeting on Wednesday with Apple Peter Oppenheimer and Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President for Internet services and software. Hargreaves interpretation of that meeting was that an Apple Television would be...
Apple's Eddie Cue Suggests Apple Television Unlikely in Near-Term

Intel's Cable Box Will Have A Camera That Tracks You As You Watch TV (INTC)

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We should reserve judgement until we see the actual product, but the initial description of Intel's plan for a cable box sounds very creepy. It's planning to roll out a cable box with a camera that looks at who is watch TV to deliver a more personalized experience. At the...
Intel's Cable Box Will Have A Camera That Tracks You As You Watch TV (INTC)

Sky adds Channel 4′s catch-up TV service 4oD to On Demand and Sky Go

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Sky has announced that Channel 4’s catch-up TV service, 4oD, will be added to On Demand this Monday. Customers of the subscription-based satellite television service will be able to access it for free, provided they have a Sky+HD box connected to the Internet. Channel 4′s video on-demand service offers programming from its entire...
Sky adds Channel 4′s catch-up TV service 4oD to On Demand and Sky Go

Boxee Looks to Reinvent Itself with Cloud-Based DVR Box

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Boxee, the New York-based start-up that introduced the irregular-shaped Boxee Box for streaming Web video to TV sets, is betting with its new box that users are going to want to DVR a lot of basic TV. The company’s new device — simply called Boxee TV, not Boxee Box 2...
Boxee Looks to Reinvent Itself with Cloud-Based DVR Box

TWC TV app updated for Android 4.0, roots require a trick

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As expected, Time Warner Cable has updated its TWC TV app (free, Google Play) to work seamlessly on Android 4.0-powered devices. It now allows live streaming of TV content, but those who couldn't wait for the official Android 4.0 update to reach their handsets and have gone on and rooted...
TWC TV app updated for Android 4.0, roots require a trick

yap.TV snags former NBC/Comcast VP Todd Brown to help expand its second screen TV platforms globally

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yap.TV, the startup that lets broadcasters and content owners manage their own second screen experience, is pushing ahead with monetizing its platforms with the announcement that it has named former NBC/Comcast VP Todd Brown as its new Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development, starting today. The company says...
yap.TV snags former NBC/Comcast VP Todd Brown to help expand its second screen TV platforms globally
Simple.TV's unique DVR is a cord-cutter's dream (but isn't for everyone)

Is Web TV's Free Ride Over? How Old Media Are Striking Back

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The Internet was supposed to change everything. Television would be turned on its head, and big cable would be screwed - finally.  TV is different now, to be sure, and those changes will continue for some time. But the Web-destroys-cable narrative many hoped to see isn't quite playing out...
Is Web TV's Free Ride Over? How Old Media Are Striking Back

Amazon Opening London Office For Digital Streaming TV

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Amazon has bought an 8-floor, 47,000 square-foot office in London in an area dubbed "TechCity" and "Silicon Roundabout" because of its density of high-tech enterprises and start-ups. The building will be home for the firm's Digital Media Development center, and Amazon notes that Britain...
Amazon Opening London Office For Digital Streaming TV

RWW Recommends: The Best Channel-Surfing Companion App for TV Trivia

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People love to use their tablets while watching TV. With so many different "second-screen" mobile apps out there, it's not always easy to know which are the best. Here's a look at our favorite app for finding related content while you're watching a show. When the iPad first launched, I...
RWW Recommends: The Best Channel-Surfing Companion App for TV Trivia

Microsoft's Xbox Live Goes Short-Form, Adds Content From AOL And Vimeo

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It’s been about a year since Microsoft first unveiled an updated user interface to its Xbox Live media center, with lots of new content from video providers like HBO, Comcast, and Verizon, as well as a universal search interface. Since then, the Xbox team has been working on getting more...
Microsoft's Xbox Live Goes Short-Form, Adds Content From AOL And Vimeo
Twitter might be making TV deals with Viacom & Comcast

FACT Turn Up at Torrent Site Owner's House Demanding Domain Names

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There are many file-sharing sites operated by individuals in the United States and over the years they have become acutely aware that their activities could land them in trouble. As a result most take precautions to hide who they are. UK site admins may soon feel the need to more...
FACT Turn Up at Torrent Site Owner's House Demanding Domain Names

Boot up: Oracle sues over Lodsys, Vint Cerf on net regulation, Asus' 'sexist' tweet, and more

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Plus flexible glass displays for phones, and Henry Blodget on the TV businessA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamOracle sues to smash patent troll Lodsys >> Mobile Technology NewsOracle, it seems, is not one for irony. Right after an epic...
Boot up: Oracle sues over Lodsys, Vint Cerf on net regulation, Asus' 'sexist' tweet, and more

Facebook's official help forum flooded with spam, again

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Back in November 2011, Facebook saw spammers take over the Facebook Help Center Community Forum. Now it’s happening all over again. While the forum is meant for asking questions regarding various help topics, spammers are instead using it to spread their crap. Last time, all 22 sections were overrun with...
Facebook's official help forum flooded with spam, again
MTV Mobile Moves Into Social TV With Digital Agency AKQA

MTV Finally Brings Its Shows to Your iPhone and iPad

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Do you still want your MTV? And if so, do you want it on your iPhone or iPad? Then here you go. This is the second “TV Everywhere” app from corporate owner Viacom, following on the heels of a Nickelodeon app it launched his spring. Like the Nick app,...
MTV Finally Brings Its Shows to Your iPhone and iPad

Hulu adds PBS shows to its TV content library

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Streaming video service Hulu is adding a huge collection of PBS television shows to its content library, the company announced Thursday. The new content is available with commercials to all Hulu plus users, while premium subscribers of Hulu Plus can want it commercial-free. Some of the shows now available include...
Hulu adds PBS shows to its TV content library

Google signs new deal with NFL Network to expand channels for Google Fiber TV

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Google Fiber is one of Google’s most exciting projects, encompassing both face-melting high-speed Internet and TV service. Now, in order to expand its TV content offerings to subscribers in Kansas, Google has signed a deal to bring on two new channels: NFL Network and NFL RedZone. The multi-year deal show’s...
Google signs new deal with NFL Network to expand channels for Google Fiber TV
Aereo under fire: why NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox want to shut down the internet TV service

Netflix partners with Fox to expand film and TV content in Latin America from July

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Netflix has signed a multi-year agreement with Twentieth Century Fox to license some of the studio’s programming for its Latin American online streaming service, the company announced today. As from July, Latin American users will be able to stream previous episodes of TV series such as ’24,’ ‘Prison Break,’ ‘The...
Netflix partners with Fox to expand film and TV content in Latin America from July
Here comes Boxee TV: A $99 box with over-the-air TV and cloud DVR
Netflix updates its web video player with a gorgeous new design
The Top Five TV-Related Activities On Social Media

HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013

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According to Bloomberg, Apple and HBO will team up to deliver HBO Go content on the Apple TV. Cable and satellite subscribers who pay for HBO will be able to watch more than 600 hours of films and television shows on Apple TV, said the people, who asked not...
HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013
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