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Facebook blocks NBC site after reported hack

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The social network blocks users from accessing or posting NBC links after the TV network was hacked today. [Read more]...
Facebook blocks NBC site after reported hack

Microsoft sells MSNBC.com stake

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Tech giant to launch its own news service this autumn as broadcaster rebrands website as NBCNews.comMicrosoft is selling its stake in the news website MSNBC.com, ending a 16-year digital union formed in the earliest days of the commercial internet.The software giant confirmed late on Sunday that it will sell its...
Microsoft sells MSNBC.com stake

Twitter Could Announce New Ad Capabilities This Week, Amid Speculation Of New TV Network Deals

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Twitter is set to launch an update its ad platform, according to reports by AdNews and MarketingWeek. That news comes amid reports that Twitter is in talks with NBC and Viacom to stream TV clips and sell ads around the content. AdNews, out of Australia, received word that Twitter’s... Please...
Twitter Could Announce New Ad Capabilities This Week, Amid Speculation Of New TV Network Deals

Oprah Is Begging People On Twitter To Watch Her TV Network

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Last night, Oprah Winfrey took to Twitter to basically beg people, especially those who would affect Nielsen ratings, to put on her network. At the time, a show called "Oprah's Next Chapter" was on, according to TV Guide. Description: "America's Hidden Culture: Oprah explores the lives and practices of...
Oprah Is Begging People On Twitter To Watch Her TV Network

Beachfront automates app building for Roku, Google TV, Samsung and LG

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Distributing video content to connected TV platforms just got a bit easier: Beachfront Media, the company behind the video discovery site Mefeedia, added an option to build apps to Roku, Google TV, Samsung and LG to its Beachfront Builder offering. Some of the first publishers mentioned by Beachfront for taking...
Beachfront automates app building for Roku, Google TV, Samsung and LG
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Samsung’s products could be banned in Iran, over an ad it didn’t produce

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An Israeli commercial may be on the verge of causing Samsung’s products to be banned entirely in Iran, as well as bringing an end to Iran’s trade ties with South Korea. A commercial produced by Israeli TV station Hot, depicts Israeli Mosaad agents disguised as Iranian women, and while...
Samsung’s products could be banned in Iran, over an ad it didn’t produce

Tablets Beat Smartphones In Web Traffic For First Time

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Is it time to start thinking about the post-smartphone era, already? Adobe's been busy tracking over 1,000 websites around the world for nearly six years, and has monitored some 100 billion visits by Netizens to these properties to create its Digital Index publication, and the latest edition has a...
Tablets Beat Smartphones In Web Traffic For First Time

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

Vevo's new live TV channel: it's all about devices

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Vevo took another step towards becoming a full-on music TV network Tuesday with the launch of Vevo TV, a 24-hour live stream of curated programming. The channel is using MTV-like VJs, and is at launch available on the web as well as on mobile devices, Roku boxes and Xbox 360...
Vevo's new live TV channel: it's all about devices

Flock The Vote: Twitter’s Plan To Change Democracy

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What if political candidates could see the public’s reaction to their debate answers in real-time while they’re on stage? That’s the future laid out at today’s Stanford University Future Of Media Conference by Twitter’s Director of Content and Programming Chloe Sladden. If candidates saw tweets that they were dodging a...
Flock The Vote: Twitter’s Plan To Change Democracy
Sarah Hanson, the 19-year-old teen who auctioned 10% of her income for a $125K startup investment, may not exist

How Hulu’s Battleground changed the web TV ballgame

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A TV show that won’t air on any TV network? Quite a few people were hesitant when producer J.D. Walsh told them about his political comedy series project Battleground going to Hulu last year. Fox had fronted the money for a pilot episode, but then declined to pick up the...
How Hulu’s Battleground changed the web TV ballgame

Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as it Plans First Season of Web Series

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Just like a regular TV network, Amazon ordered up a bunch of pilot shows this year, and will end up making a series out of some of them. Unlike a TV network, Amazon has asked the Internet to watch and rate its test shows, and has said the input will...
Amazon Kills Zombies, Keeps John Goodman as it Plans First Season of Web Series

CBS claims Dish concealed AutoHop ad-skipping technology

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The TV network says the satellite TV provider "deliberately failed to disclose" the AutoHop features during contract negotiations in 2011. [Read more]...
CBS claims Dish concealed AutoHop ad-skipping technology

Video interview: Technicolor CEO Frederic Rose on competing with Amazon & iTunes

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“Somebody forgot to tell the American consumer not to buy DVDs,” quipped Technicolor CEO Frederic Rose when I met him at CES in Las Vegas last week. Sure, consumers are transitioning to digital, but they’re also still buying a whole lot of physical media, and transactional VOD – the renting...
Video interview: Technicolor CEO Frederic Rose on competing with Amazon & iTunes

HuffPost Live's new iPad app could be a second screen breakthrough

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The Huffington Post launched an iPad app Thursday that may one day pave the way for tablets to dethrone TV as king of our living rooms. The app, called HuffPost Live, offers a strong mix of entertainment and social interaction and, most importantly, can throw itself onto a TV screen. To...
HuffPost Live's new iPad app could be a second screen breakthrough
Study: Adults choose Web over TV, YouTube ads more effective than cable ads
AOL study finds that short-form video ads are more effective than you'd think

What It's Like Working For Your Famous, Successful Brother's Startup

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When your sibling runs a big, valuable startup it can be great. Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of Mark Zuckerberg, made a six-figure salary all three years she was employed by Facebook. If your sibling is your boss though, it can create an awkward dynamic. Dennis Crowley is the cofounder...
What It's Like Working For Your Famous, Successful Brother's Startup

LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

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Link TV is launching a free iPad app dedicated to curating the most important video coverage of major international news events, its non-profit parent company Link Media announced today. Called LinkTV World News, it combines mainstream media content to eyewitness reports and documentaries. According to Link TV president and CEO, Paul S. Mason, the...
LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

AMC to live stream Breaking Bad season premiere on its site, Dish customers rejoice

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Yes! Good news are in for those of you who were affected by the ongoing kerfuffle between Dish and AMC: the TV network just announced it'll be live streaming the return of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman on its website. As you're likely aware, this announcement comes shortly after...
AMC to live stream Breaking Bad season premiere on its site, Dish customers rejoice

TV Network Execs Contemplate Going To Court To Say Skipping Commercials Is Illegal

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Late last week Charlie Ergen and the folks at Dish Networks presented the TV networks with a bit of a conundrum. You see, the company decided to actually give consumers what they want: setting up a special DVR system, called Auto Hop, that would let viewers not just automatically DVR...
TV Network Execs Contemplate Going To Court To Say Skipping Commercials Is Illegal
French court dismisses TV network's copyright claim against YouTube
HBO to stream its content to customers without cable for the first time, but only in Europe
Redbox Instant streaming to cost the same as Netflix Instant

Revamped Nielsen ratings may include Xbox video viewing

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Big changes could be coming soon to Nielsen’s TV rating system to include video viewing statistics from devices like the Xbox, PlayStation and iPad. According to sources who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter, a committee of TV network and advertising reps have plans to change the rating system to...
Revamped Nielsen ratings may include Xbox video viewing

How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

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TV networks may have plenty of flaws, but one thing they’re really good at is promoting other TV shows. But here comes Netflix, which is getting into the TV show business, but doesn’t have any experience promoting TV shows.  And it doesn’t have its own TV network to do the...
How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix
Why I Need Aereo TV -- And You Do, Too [Review]

TV Network Uses Questionable Copyright Claim To Take Down Report Criticizing Its Reporting On Copyright

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TorrentFreak has the story of how media company Central European Media Enterprises apparently is using highly questionable copyright claims to censor a YouTube video of someone criticizing CEME's reporting on copyright via their BTV channel. This is happening in Bulgaria, where the company put on a TV show "investigating" two...
TV Network Uses Questionable Copyright Claim To Take Down Report Criticizing Its Reporting On Copyright
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