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Smart TV Adoption Growing Rapidly, Market Ripe for Apple iTV
No HDTV from Apple in 2013, according to new report

Apple become most valuable firm of all time - but Facebook shares hit new low

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Tech firm valued at more than $619bn after shares hit high of $664.75 in morning trading, topping Microsoft's 1999 recordApple has become the most valuable company of all time - surpassing a record set by Mircrosoft in 1999.Shares in the tech giant hit a high of $664.75 in Monday morning...
Apple become most valuable firm of all time - but Facebook shares hit new low
Apple TV sales have surpassed 13 million, near 6.5M this year alone

Foxconn reportedly begins taking orders for the Apple TV

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Apple’s Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly begun accepting orders to build an Apple TV set, according to Chinese news website Sina. The publication’s sources claim the long rumored iTV is currently in the “trial production stage,” however more details were not given. Earlier this month Foxconn’s CEO denied that...
Foxconn reportedly begins taking orders for the Apple TV

iPad 3 'to launch on 7 March'

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Tablet to have 'retina' screen and could include 4G connectivity, according to reports – but no word yet on new TV deviceApple will launch the third version of the iPad on Wednesday 7 March at an event in San Francisco, according to a number of reports online. The reports also...
iPad 3 'to launch on 7 March'

Shazam officially hits Windows Phone 8 with homescreen tagging and Xbox and Nokia Music integration

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Exactly one week after Shazam launched an all-new iPad app, the music discovery and tagging service has officially unveiled its new Windows Phone 8-optimized version. Though a Windows Phone 8 version was quietly rolled out back in April, today marks the official introduction of the app which also brings in...
Shazam officially hits Windows Phone 8 with homescreen tagging and Xbox and Nokia Music integration

If Facebook ads don’t work, it’s the fault of advertisers

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The ‘speed bump’ versus search ad comparison is an interesting one. Back in time, in the age of black and white television, it was possible to book an ad across the three major broadcast networks, and hit, at once, a simply massive percentage of the US population. That was the...
If Facebook ads don’t work, it’s the fault of advertisers

Sony's Crackle Launches On Xbox Live

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Sony’s Crackle streaming-video service, which needs to expand its reach to compete in the connected-TV market, debuted on Xbox Live video network today. The move gives Sony’s ad-supported channel access to most of Xbox Live’s approximately 40 million subscribers, spread across the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia. Crackle...
Sony's Crackle Launches On Xbox Live

Sixteen new plasma TVs from Panasonic for 2013, none that break into larger classes

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The new 2013 lineup of Panasonic plasmas will be available starting in February, with 16 new models ranging from 42-inches to 65-inches -- nothing to compete with the 70 and up LCDs. The new flagship series is the ZT60. Only available in 60 and 65-inches, it is the only...
Sixteen new plasma TVs from Panasonic for 2013, none that break into larger classes

Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

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Anyone hoping to get one of Apple's long-awaited new televisions in their home by the end of the year may be out of luck, at least according to one analyst. In an investor note obtained by Apple Insider, JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz says his research "does not indicate any...
Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst
Panasonic scaling back TV production, possibly getting out of plasma, reports Nikkei

Report: Social TV Market To Be Worth $256.44BN By 2017; Europe Taking Largest Share Now

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The global social TV market is already a multi-billion dollar industry, with TV giants betting big money on second screen viewing, but the market is set for double-digit growth in the the next five years,  according to a report by market research firm MarketsandMarkets. The research firm expects the market to...
Report: Social TV Market To Be Worth $256.44BN By 2017; Europe Taking Largest Share Now
Why iWatch could be better for Apple than a television: Profit!

Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

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Intel is reportedly on the cusp of delivering something that consumers around the world have been wanting for a long, long time. Kelly Clay at Forbes reports Intel is going to blow up the cable industry with its own set-top box and an unbundled cable service. Clay says Intel is...
Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

Thoughts On Apple's Latest TV Efforts

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Earlier this week, a few reports emerged about Apple’s upcoming plans to disrupt the TV market. The first mentioned that Apple was trying to work with cable providers on finding new ways to distribute TV through its hardware, rather than trying to license content itself. The second report gave a...
Thoughts On Apple's Latest TV Efforts

Where is My All-in-One Connected-HDTV, Apple? [Digital Daily]

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Apple has long described its AppleTV business as “a hobby” and dismissed speculation that it’s considering an Apple-branded television. Indeed, during a February appearance at Goldman Sachs annual tech conference in San Francisco COO Tim Cook reiterated that stance. “We have no interest in the TV market,” he said....
Where is My All-in-One Connected-HDTV, Apple? [Digital Daily]

You Know What Else Started Out Like Apple TV? The iPod.

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Apple TV isn’t just a hobby any more. For years, Apple defined the device that way, resisting suggestions that television was the next market it planned to disrupt. But as company co-founder Steve Jobs said at our D5 conference in 2007, another Apple creation had similar humble beginnings and went...
You Know What Else Started Out Like Apple TV? The iPod.
Kontrol.tv Launches To Help Developers Build Multiplatform, Multiscreen Mobile And TV Apps
4K at CES 2013: the dream gets real
LG's highest ever smartphone sales marred by weak TV performance

The Ugly Numbers Behind The Viggle-GetGlue Merger

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When the Viggle-GetGlue merger was first announced this morning, there was initially a bit of congratulations for those involved. After all, there are a number of folks who’d love to see a successful company tackle the social TV market — mainly networks who’d like to see apps that can get...
The Ugly Numbers Behind The Viggle-GetGlue Merger
Poll Technica: is the TV market "Apple's game to lose"?
Vizio All-in-One PC launching today, starting at $898

FCC chair to TV broadcasters: Mobile is not your enemy

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Is the wireless industry a wolf in sheep's clothing to the TV market? FCC Chairman Genachowski says, "no," as he encourages TV broadcasters to work with wireless operators. [Read more]...
FCC chair to TV broadcasters: Mobile is not your enemy

Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not launch until 2014

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Rumors surrounding the imminent launch of an Apple-branded HDTV have been swirling for the better part of a year, and while some industry watchers expect the “iTV” to launch as early as this summer, one analyst suggests that we’re still more than a year away from seeing Apple launch...
Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not launch until 2014

Apple's Most Important Executives Detail Everything That Stinks About The TV Industry (AAPL)

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For over a year now, we've been waiting for an Apple television. And if the current line of reports is accurate, we might be waiting another year before it materializes. Whenever it's finally released, it will have been years in the making. Apple has been thinking about the television market...
Apple's Most Important Executives Detail Everything That Stinks About The TV Industry (AAPL)

Asus unveils Qube streaming box with Google TV

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Asustek is aiming for the TV market with the introduction of an Internet streaming box called Qube, which will run on Google TV software....
Asus unveils Qube streaming box with Google TV

Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

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After a painfully long wait, Hulu Plus is available on the Apple TV. Hulu subscribers can stream TV shows and movies from the service on their televisions, just as owners of Rokus, Nintendo Wiis and a list of other devices already do.  Hulu Plus, the paid-subscription counterpart to free, ad-supported...
Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

GM Opts Out of Q2 Upfront Buys

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General Motors has thrown the transmission in reverse, exercising options to cancel a substantial portion of its second quarter upfront commitments. According to several sources, GM has pulled out of nearly 50 percent of its Q2 upfront buys in broadcast and cable, the maximum allowable under the terms of...
GM Opts Out of Q2 Upfront Buys
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