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Want U.S. TV shows to succeed abroad? Take them online

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No question: The world loves U.S. television. Shows like House, Grey’s Anatomy or Mad Men have been a hit around the world. But for every House, there’s a Sons of Anarchy: An edgy cable show that doesn’t always translate well for the average European, which means it can be challenging...
Want U.S. TV shows to succeed abroad? Take them online

Guidebox Launches To Become Your On-Demand TV Guide And DVR For The Web (And The iPad)

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Are you a fan of TV? Do you like to watch TV on the Web? How about on your iPad? Do you hate not knowing where to go to catch up on all your favorite TV shows? Then I have a website for you. San Francisco-based Guidebox brings together full...
Guidebox Launches To Become Your On-Demand TV Guide And DVR For The Web (And The iPad)

Viacom, DirecTV trade salvos in content battle

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DirecTV says Viacom requires it to carry EPIX channel for an additional half a billion dollars, a cost that would be passed on to customers. Meanwhile, TV fans are still stuck with a blackout of Viacom shows on DirecTV. [Read more]...
Viacom, DirecTV trade salvos in content battle

For discoverability, traditional tools still dominate

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How are consumers finding digital media today? And how rapidly is that likely to shift with current and emerging digital media services? GigaOM Pro Research Director David Card took the stage at paidContent 2012 to answer those questions and discuss one of the key challenges content distributors and marketers are...
For discoverability, traditional tools still dominate

Sorry, Apple TV Fans: Keep Waiting on That Living Room App Store

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Apple announced many new iOS and Mac features today, but nothing major for the living room. There wasn't any hard evidence leading up to today's Worldwide Developers Conference that Apple would release a software kit for the Apple TV set-top box. But it had come up in recent speculation as...
Sorry, Apple TV Fans: Keep Waiting on That Living Room App Store

Can Spotify Predict The Grammys?

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The favorite music-streaming site pits its wits, and its analytics, against the music industry. Spotify is trying its hand at predicting the Grammys. It thinks Gotye will win Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group with "Somebody That I Used To Know", Mumford & Sons' "Babel" will win...
Can Spotify Predict The Grammys?
Yahoo is coming for your iPads, via your TVs

UKNova's 'ethical' torrent trackers shut down after copyright regulator delivers cease and desist

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Bad news for British expat torrent fans, UKNova, seen as one of the more ethical torrent and pointing sites is closing its trackers after being served a cease and desist notice by the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT). As reported on TorrentFreak, UKNova will now disable its torrent trackers, essentially...
UKNova's 'ethical' torrent trackers shut down after copyright regulator delivers cease and desist

TV streaming: six of the best shows

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Streaming shows online is already a popular way to watch TV and now, with the success of House of Cards, will there be more web-only commissions too? It's a quiet revolution...Reading this on mobile? Click here to view videoSpeaking at a Bafta-organised forum a fortnight ago, director Peter Kosminsky said...
TV streaming: six of the best shows

VIDEO: Webscape: A heaven for TV fans

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Kate Russell looks at a reference site dedicated to the creators and producers of blockbuster TV shows, plus other apps and websites reviewed....
VIDEO: Webscape: A heaven for TV fans

Anti-Piracy Boss: TV Fans Are Unreasonable For Wanting Content Quicker

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During May, TorrentFreak gathered statistics on who is downloading the massive hit series Game of Thrones. We found that more people are downloading the show compared to last year and that the number of weekly worldwide downloads is roughly the same as the number of viewers HBO has for the...
Anti-Piracy Boss: TV Fans Are Unreasonable For Wanting Content Quicker

Hands On with Seesaw: A First Look at the U.K.’s Hulu Wannabe

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British TV fans have long been jealous of Hulu.com. Granted, the BBC’s excellent iPlayer offers lots of on-demand programming for U.K.-based online video fans, but it only serves up shows from the last seven days, and it doesn’t have any content from the BBC’s competitors. Enter Seesaw, a new online...
Hands On with Seesaw: A First Look at the U.K.’s Hulu Wannabe

What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

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Microsoft is scheduled to take the wraps off its next Xbox at an event in Redmond, Wash. Tuesday, and the reveal of the new device is likely to not just get gaming fans excited: Game consoles have become the most popular devices to consume Netflix and other forms of online...
What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

Mountain Lion on Mac Will Change TV and Delight Cord Cutters

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The next iteration of Mac OS X is coming. It doesn't have a launch date yet, but it likely will by the time Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference wraps up next month.  While most of the updates focus on the slow convergence of iOS with the desktop, one unsung gem is...
Mountain Lion on Mac Will Change TV and Delight Cord Cutters

Sony's Google TV box gets a refresh, NSZ-GS8 adds voice search ready remote

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Sony has just announced a new Google TV set-top box, the NSZ-GS8. Apparently replacing last year's NSZ-GS7 that lead the charge of second generation ARM-powered Google TV hardware, this one appears to be quite similar. As seen in the picture above (check after the break to see the old...
Sony's Google TV box gets a refresh, NSZ-GS8 adds voice search ready remote

Shelby.tv Raises $2.2 Million More To Rebuild Its Video Discovery Platform From The Ground Up

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When Shelby.tv shut down its online video discovery engine earlier this month, some viewed it as a sign that the New York City-based startup was in trouble. After all, while CEO Reece Pacheco assured users that Shelby.tv would be back, it’s not every day that a startup just pulls its...
Shelby.tv Raises $2.2 Million More To Rebuild Its Video Discovery Platform From The Ground Up

Disney comes to Blinkbox in UK and Ireland, streaming many titles from the same day as DVD releases

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Following the news last week that Disney UK & Ireland has partnered with Google to provide movies via YouTube and Google Play, the entertainment giant has now signed a deal with UK online film service, Blinkbox. Film and TV fans will be able to buy or rent the latest titles...
Disney comes to Blinkbox in UK and Ireland, streaming many titles from the same day as DVD releases
Olympic winners: How NBC's authentication helped VPN providers

Must See HDTV (August 27th - September 2nd)

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This is it, the crossover where summer and fall programming mix. College football is back in action, and we say good bye to some of our favorite summer TV shows like Breaking Bad. TV fans should also keep an eye out on the disc releases, as many shows boxed...
Must See HDTV (August 27th - September 2nd)
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