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China video wars: rivals unite to gobble growth

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As China’s two online video leaders merge to improve their position in the fast-growing field, three of their rivals are also teaming up to fight back. The Tencent and Sohu portals and Baidu’s iQiyi video service are collaborating to jointly license professional content. China Daily: “They will also share their existing content libraries and provide other mutual support.” The leading Youku...
China video wars: rivals unite to gobble growth

Total TV shipments to fall 1.4% in 2012, as LCD unit sales growth slows to 5%

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This isn’t the best year for television manufacturers, as total unit shipments are expected to ease some 1.4%, according to data presented by DisplaySearch. That decline is brought about by a slowing in the growth of sales of LCD televisions, which are expected to rise only 5% this year. That’s down around 28%...
Total TV shipments to fall 1.4% in 2012, as LCD unit sales growth slows to 5%
Global LCD TV shipments fall for the first time ever

Is The Flat-Screen TV Boom Over?

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The consumer electronics trend that had us shuffling out our perfectly good but perfectly bulky CRT televisions in favor of fancy-new flat screens appears to be ebbing. According to research firm IHS iSuppli, U.S. shipments of flat-panel TVs will actually decline for the first time since Fujitsu introduced the...
Is The Flat-Screen TV Boom Over?

Rentrak Edges Further Onto Nielsen's TV Turf

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After enjoying a ratings monopoly during television’s first six decades, Nielsen increasingly finds itself challenged by upstart competitors as the TV research game evolves to more accurately measure audiences spread across digital viewing devices. The latest incursion came Friday, when research firm Rentrak agreed under a newly signed longterm...
Rentrak Edges Further Onto Nielsen's TV Turf

More people want to blend Internet and TV, research shows

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Two in three consumers want a TV that connects to the Internet, new research from research firm iSuppli finds. Conveniently, more and more services are inching toward exactly that; in a recent meeting, Sony (SNE) executives told me about plans to make limited Internet services available on Sony TV sets...
More people want to blend Internet and TV, research shows
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