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BSkyB 'pauses' pay-per-view on Now TV until 2013

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BSkyB launched its revolutionary pay-per-view (PPV) Now TV service earlier this summer, initially for Windows PCs, Macs and Android, though it eventually landed on Xbox and other devices. However, in an email sent to members on Friday, the satellite broadcaster announced it was temporarily stopping the PPV feature to make...
BSkyB 'pauses' pay-per-view on Now TV until 2013
Zeebox Preps For The US Launch Of Its Social TV App, With A Little Help From Comcast

Twitter The Best Thing To Happen To TV, Says "Wife Swap" Producer Stephen Lambert

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Has social media revolutionized the television, or has the All3Media chairman forgotten something? Twitter--and Facebook--are changing the way that producers look at creating new TV shows. Stephen Lambert, the chairman of All3Media, and creator of Wife Swap, Faking It, and Undercover Boss, seems to think so. In fact, Studio...
Twitter The Best Thing To Happen To TV, Says "Wife Swap" Producer Stephen Lambert

The iPhone Grabs More U.S. Market Share

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile industry news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Apple Continues Its Gains In The U.S. Market (comScore)iOS had a 39% share of the U.S. market at the end of April, up from 31%...
The iPhone Grabs More U.S. Market Share

Nielsen Ratings To Include Net-Only TV Viewer Figures

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Nielsen is about to step into the 21st Century and tap viewing data for TV watchers who only ever see content online. Nielsen has until now compiled its TV viewing figures from U.S. homes that access TV over the airwaves or via cable, but it is poised to include...
Nielsen Ratings To Include Net-Only TV Viewer Figures

ABC will reportedly launch TV streaming app this week

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App will allow TV viewers in New York and Philadelphia to watch live streams on their iPhones and iPads, The New York Times reports. [Read more]...
ABC will reportedly launch TV streaming app this week

Intel confirms partnership with Comcast, brings Xfinity TV viewing to Intel-based devices

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Well, there's no new set-top box box per se, but most of those rumored Intel / virtual cable TV details have come true here at CES. Intel just announced a new partnership with Comcast, which will enable Xfinity TV viewers to watch television on Intel-based devices in the home....
Intel confirms partnership with Comcast, brings Xfinity TV viewing to Intel-based devices

Xbox team's 'consumer detector' would dis-Kinect freeloading TV viewers

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A newly surfaced patent filing from Microsoft’s Xbox Incubation team details one of the new innovations they’ve been thinking about. This one probably wouldn’t generate much excitement among Xbox users. But it could be very popular among major movie and television studios. The patent application, filed under the heading “Content...
Xbox team's 'consumer detector' would dis-Kinect freeloading TV viewers

Olympics streaming forecast: TV will rule, mobile outlook cloudy

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As the 2012 Summer Olympics draws near, so, too, the volume increases of press releases issued by companies hoping to ride the promotion wave. A prominent email category in our inboxes has been research forecasts of consumers’ Olympic digital viewing. Sifting them boils down to this conclusion – traditional TV...
Olympics streaming forecast: TV will rule, mobile outlook cloudy

Why Cisco CEO John Chambers Loves Canada

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Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers apparently likes the way they do things up north. On a day when his company reported earnings that slightly beat the expectations of analysts and sent Cisco shares up by more than 7 percent in after hours trading, Chambers said Cisco may take a good...
Why Cisco CEO John Chambers Loves Canada

Redux Partners With Samsung, Sony, And LG, Putting Its Video Discovery App On 40M Connected TVs

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Nearly one-third of connected TV users already watch online video through those devices, and daily usage rates have grown 10x in a very short period of time. But it’s not as easy as just flipping on the TV and switching channels: Instead, connected TV viewers are usually forced to try...
Redux Partners With Samsung, Sony, And LG, Putting Its Video Discovery App On 40M Connected TVs

Nielsen Gets Digital to Track Online TV Viewers

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Nielsen is expected to announce that it is testing a tool to measure online viewing of TV shows, the latest step in the company's efforts to improve how it tracks digital audiences....
Nielsen Gets Digital to Track Online TV Viewers

Zeebox launches ‘Shout out’ and ‘Group Chat’ features to better connect UK TV viewers with celebs

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One month after social TV app Zeebox finally arrived on Android, the second-screen platform has announced a slew of new features designed to better engage audiences. Today’s announcement means that celebrities can use the app to draw fans into their shows, whilst letting viewers set up group chat rooms based...
Zeebox launches ‘Shout out’ and ‘Group Chat’ features to better connect UK TV viewers with celebs
Video Discovery Startup 9×9.tv Makes Watching Video On Android Devices Almost Like Watching TV

Bid to block ad-skipping TV fails

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A service that allows TV viewers to easily skip adverts on recorded shows is allowed to continue after a legal bid by Fox Broadcasting fails....
Bid to block ad-skipping TV fails

Channel 4 using MirriAd technology to digitally paint ads onto Deal or No Deal props

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UK Broadcaster Channel 4 is taking advantage of the change in UK legislation to allow product placement in television programming by working with London-based MirriAd to overlay logos on set props for the game show Deal or No Deal. If you remember, the ban on product placement was lifted in...
Channel 4 using MirriAd technology to digitally paint ads onto Deal or No Deal props

Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

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Culture minister questioned over the cost Freeview homes face from introduction of next generation of mobile phone servicesCulture minister Ed Vaizey was rounded on by MPs from all parties on Tuesday over the possible cost faced by nearly 1 million TV viewers due to the introduction of the next generation...
Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

Microsoft's Great Patent Application: Xbox Achievements For Watching Advertising

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You may recall the concern some have raised over Smart TVs, those internet connected glowing boxes with cameras ripe for exploits that would allow hackers to watch you watch TV. Supposedly less nefarious were concerns over technology that would allow those same Smart TVs to recognize when you had...
Microsoft's Great Patent Application: Xbox Achievements For Watching Advertising

Apple's TV Remote of the Future? It's Already Here, In Your Hands

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It’s possible that one day, Tim Cook will stand up onstage and show off a “real” Apple TV set — an integrated box/screen/entertainment device  – that will replace whatever’s sitting in your living room now. Another possibility: Over time, Apple simply builds an Apple TV set right in front of...
Apple's TV Remote of the Future? It's Already Here, In Your Hands
The iPad Mini Is The Ideal Second Screen Companion

Game of Thrones Most Pirated TV-Show of 2012

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With 4,280,000 downloads for a single episode, Game of Thrones has the honor of becoming the most pirated TV-show of 2012. Over the years the number of TV-show downloads on BitTorrent has leveled off a bit, but this year we saw a small increase again. The majority of TV-show piracy,...
Game of Thrones Most Pirated TV-Show of 2012

Yahoo unveils version 3.0 of its IntoNow social TV app

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Looking to sieze control of the fast-emerging market for second-screen TV-watching apps, Yahoo introduced late Monday a significantly tweaked version of IntoNow. Available Monday evening, IntoNow 3.0 will allow users to caption and share screen shots from whatever it is they’re watching without having to photograph their screen. It has...
Yahoo unveils version 3.0 of its IntoNow social TV app

Super Bowl 2013 and Multiple Screens: Don't Forget Search

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We hear a lot about how TV viewers often multitask with a second device, followed by evidence such as Twitter hashtag activity and Facebook likes. While we absolutely flocked to Twitter in droves yesterday during the game, we also did had search engines at the ready to provide us with...
Super Bowl 2013 and Multiple Screens: Don't Forget Search

News Corp. Threatens to Pull Fox off the Airwaves if Aereo Wins

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Goodbye, free TV? News Corp. COO Chase Carey said his conglomerate is considering moving programming from its Fox broadcast network, which viewers can receive over the air, for free, to its pay cable networks. Carey floated the idea during a speech at a TV industry conference today, in response to...
News Corp. Threatens to Pull Fox off the Airwaves if Aereo Wins

Social TV Startup Kwarter Raises $4 Million To Help Broadcasters And Brands Build Second-Screen Apps

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TV viewers increasingly are using their mobile phones while watching TV, mostly ignoring commercials while doing so. And so, a number of startups are emerging to try to get their attention during those times, instead of having users play games or do email during ad breaks. To meet this demand...
Social TV Startup Kwarter Raises $4 Million To Help Broadcasters And Brands Build Second-Screen Apps
This Is What Twittocracy Looks Like: Bluefin Launches Blog to Track the Election

Adios Dora? Why Netflix Can Afford To Get Pickier About Its Content Deals

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When Netflix first got into the streaming video business, it went to movie studios and TV networks and bought whatever they were selling. It didn’t have a choice. Things are different now. Reed Hastings made a point of that yesterday, when he used his quarterly investors’ letter to announce that...
Adios Dora? Why Netflix Can Afford To Get Pickier About Its Content Deals

YouTube reaches a billion monthly viewers, boosted by 'Generation C'

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Video site matches Facebook and reaches milestone - attracting half of all internet users - with help from smartphone viewersYouTube has a billion unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month, equivalent to one out of every two people on the internet - and the generation that has grown up...
YouTube reaches a billion monthly viewers, boosted by 'Generation C'

Charter Communications Refuses To Air Antenna Manufacturer's Ad

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There's a lot of talk about "cord cutting" going around. On one hand, the techier side of the spectrum feels this is the new normal and that it spells out the eventual demise of cable companies. On the other hand, cable companies are stating loudly that this isn't happening...
Charter Communications Refuses To Air Antenna Manufacturer's Ad

Big Cable Stalls Apple's TV Plans

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Well, so much for that. Once upon a time, 2012 was supposed to be the year that Apple made its big splash in television, as foretold by Steve Jobs' declaration that he had "finally cracked it." While the company may have nailed down a stellar user interface and product design,...
Big Cable Stalls Apple's TV Plans
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