Changing TV habits center stage at digital media presentation

Changing TV habits center stage at digital media presentation
Los Angeles Times
Braun, who joined the world of digital media after being forced out in 2004 as the top programming executive at ABC, referred to a trend reported in the New York Times as evidence that viewers are moving away from watching television shows live, ...

AOL starts building its own TV network with newly launched video site 'AOL On'
We've known for a while now that AOL has aspirations of transforming its media empire into a fully fledged TV network built for the web. It announced a new live streaming video channel for the HuffingtonPost web publication back in February, ...

Exact Drive Brings Digital Media Planning and Buying Services to Austin Texas
San Antonio Express
They all are innovative, flourishing, and rapidly growing, yes, but most importantly they all house the offices of Exact Drive, a leading online advertising and Internet marketing firm. Exact Drive is very excited about their recent expansion into ...

Philly guy Gary Delfiner leads the charge toward digital streaming
Philadelphia Inquirer
Today, over-the-top is a cool expression describing the new breed of Internet-connected TV sets and specialty streaming players (Roku, Boxee, Apple TV) meant to sit on top of your cable or satellite box — or even replace it. Over-the-top also defines ...

Margaret Brennan leaving Bloomberg TV as Net Shakes Up Mornings - TVNewser
By Chris Ariens on April 25, 2012 12:15 PM Margaret Brennan, who has been with Bloomberg TV for nearly three years, is leaving the network, TVNewser has learned. Brennan joined Bloomberg from CNBC in 2009. Brennan's departure, described as mutual, ...

China Escalates Crackdown On Internet Amid Scandal
Wall Street Journal
The episode demonstrated both the power of China's new digital media and the Chinese Communist Party's increasingly iron-fisted effort to control it. In the wake of the coup rumors, authorities announced the detention of six people in relation to the ...

Springtime slumber continues for TV networks
DVRs, video on demand, streaming of material on tablets or other computers are all options that viewers are turning to in bigger numbers, according to researchers. "It's not like people are leaving the living room," said Brad Adgate, research analyst ...

AOL launches network of lifestyle video channels
Los Angeles Times
Pledging to "change the way the Internet looks and feels," AOL Chairman and Chief Executive Tim Armstrong used the high-profile platform of the Digital NewFront presentation to advertisers to launch an online network for showcasing digital video.

Vevo Aims For TV Dollars (With Realistic Shot)
Vevo, like everybody else in the digital video space holding upfronts this week, wants those mythical, magical TV dollars. Unlike some other companies in the space, they might be able to make the best case of anybody.

IGSM Discusses EarthStream.TV Next Generation
MarketWatch (press release)
TV service. This includes enhancements to the previously announced Streaming Video Service, as well as new features. EarthStream.TV provides an integrated E-Learning platform and is the foundation of IGSM's Digital Services products. to Host Free Live Video Stream of WIRED Business Conference ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The fourth annual conference features groundbreaking discussions with today's business and industry-thought leaders, including Marc Andreessen, Dick Costolo, James Dyson, Alan Mulally, and more San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2012, ...

Agama Selected for IPTV Quality Assurance by Two Latin American Telcos
The installations will help the telcos keeping service quality high and problem discovery quick and efficient, ultimately enabling an effective IPTV service operation with a superior customer experience. In an ever-evolving and competitive pay-TV ...

AOL launches online video network, AOL On
By Jake Coyle AP Entertainment Writer / April 24, 2012 NEW YORK—AOL is launching an onlinevideo network that will gather its programming onto one platform, the latest bid by a major Internet destination to be a player in Web television.

TV white spaces to boost broadband, enable the 'internet of things'
Digital Spy UK
A ten-month trial of 'white spaces' technology has today been completed, potentially providing a boost for wireless broadband in the UK and enabling what is often called the 'internet of things'. In the trial, it was found that white spaces could be ...

Power of big data will transform society, Canada 3.0 forum told
Waterloo Record
They can suggest who you might want to be friends with in an online social network. Spookily, the massive amounts of data being put online might also predict the future, participants at the opening of the Canada 3.0 digital media forum in Stratford ...

RTVE (Spain) announces their digital media coverage of the London 2012 Olympic ...
Radio TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola (RTVE) and digital media sport specialist deltatre have announced a partnership for the 2012 London Olympic Games. With this agreement between deltatre and RTVE, viewers will be able to access thousands of hours of live ...

Telemundo plans social firsts for Latin Billboard
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK ( - Telemundo has announced a series of social TV firsts for the Billboard Latin Music Awards, airing April 26 at 7 pm The Hispanic broadcaster has partnered with three heavyweights in the social media community - Shazam, ...

Convergence of Telecom, Broadcasting & Internet Network Services to Drive ...
PR Web (press release)
Global market for Internet Protocol Television (iPTV) is projected to register 557.57 million subscribers by the year 2017. Primary factors expected to drive growth in the market over the next few years include growing demand for digital media ...

Relativity Media Selects IMDb to Host The Raven's Official Movie Website
MarketWatch (press release)
SEATTLE, Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Unique, Cross-Platform Campaign Includes Promotion on Kindle and Digital Photography Review Relativity Media and IMDb ( ), the #1 movie website in the world, today announced that IMDb is hosting ...

AOL Rolls Out 6 Original Programs at NewFront
This afternoon more than 450 brand advertisers, marketers, agencies, and digital and TV mediabuyers gathered at the AOL Digital Content NewFront at Highline Stages in NYC—and they got a big surprise. Tim Armstrong, chairman and CEO of AOL, ...

Netcos meet with Madison Avenue: Microsoft, AOL present content at Digital ...
Chicago Tribune
said one media buyer shifting in her seat after a second panel on digital video and Microsoft initiatives. "Getting people in and starting on time are two things the networks are good at," added another. Microsoft event ran from 9-noon.

Axle Digital Acquires Assets of Social Commerce Market Leader Adgregate Markets
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Drawing on the combined strengths of social and mobile communities, Axle effectively delivers engaging commerce opportunities across a wide range of consumer touchpoints, including Facebook, mobile, tablet, Internet TV, in-store, etc.

Industry Moves: Via; India TV; Star CJ Network - MediaNama
By Vikas SN
India TV has also appointed Rohit Lal as VP-Programming and Prashant Sharda as VP-Digital Mediato look after India TV's website and its presence across various digital channels like mobile, 3G, and streaming services, while working towards ... Zee, IBN and Star News while Prashant Sharda was previously working as Business Development Manager – Nokia Services and has previously had stints with NDTV Convergence Ltd, Times Internet Ltd*, Siel Ltd, and Kidstuff Promotions.
MediaNama: Digital Media in India

In Bid For Greater TV-Like Experience, AOL Creates New Video Hub
By David Kaplan
The buildup around the online advertising "NewFront" presentations this week from Microsoft, Yahoo, Digitas and others are meant to appear similar to the annual TV upfront extravaganzas, AOL appeared to take the notion as seriously as possible. ... the portal's SVP and head of sales strategy, marketing and partnerships, introduced advertisers and the press to five new programs that begin airing as early as today: Digital Justice ("CSI for the internet age"), UR+1 (pop culture contest), ... Exchanging Ideas...

By Tomas
TV will help us maximize Telemundo's social media efforts for the 2012 'Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm®' and bring a uniquely integrated SocialTV experience to viewers,” said Borja Perez, Senior Vice President, Digital ... Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo's original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices, ...

MTV selects YANGAROO's DMDS to power and secure online ...
By EntertainmentNews
TORONTO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - YANGAROO Inc., (TSX-V: YOO, OTCBB: YOOIF) the industry's leading secure digital media distribution company, has been chosen to power the "2012 MTV Movie Awards" nominee voting process.
International Entertainment News

Google Ads Include 'Trusted Stores' Badge | AccuraCast Digital ...
By Nilu
Google launched the 'Trusted Stores' programme about six months ago to help shoppers identify trusted online retailers. They are now testing this service as a means of indicating quality on search results by including the 'Trusted Stores' ...
AccuraCast Digital Media News

Recommended Links of the Week | Alex Gamela - Digital Media ...
By Alex Gamela
Alex Gamela published The Internet's Population Doubled Over the Last Five…. The Internet'sPopulation Doubled ... Alex Gamela published Online anonymity: you want me dead, but who are you anyway? | Tinkebell. Online anonymity: ... than one | Media | The Observer. "Journalism, via web or app, can still be fine and probing, spurred on by great section heads, but it cannot be edited in any strict sense, any more than TV cable news churning day and night while controllers sleep.
Alex Gamela - Digital Media & Journalism

Here's How to Use Apple TV Properly | The Glass Amulet
By Gabriel
Apple TV is actually a digital media receiver that was developed and also sold by Apple and was designed to be able to play digital content that originated from the iTunes Store, You Tube, Netflix, NBA League Pass,, Flickr, and others.
The Glass Amulet

RealPlayer Download for Windows /
The all-in-one digital media player for Windows. RealPlayer. Home · Video ... It is by far one of the most widely used media players, and is suitable for watching Internet TV or listening to online radio stations. The program has rich interface, ...

Canal Digital box says Follow Me - Broadband TV News
By Julian Clover
Country Profiles · Digital TV Eastern Europe · IPTV World Forecasts · Satellite TV Forecasts ·Digital TV World Databook ... It is not yet possible to extend the follow to a mobile device, but Hofbauer said once Internet TV could be received on the set-top box, the next stage was to extend this outside the home. “If you can solve it outside the ... Julian has been following the media world for over 20 years with a focus on the UK and Nordic markets, HD, 3D and connected TV technologies.
Broadband TV News

Walmart pushes cloud storage, Best Buy drops Blu-ray prices ...
By Jonathan Tombes
Two U.S. retailers are moving in separate directions on digital media, with retail giant Walmart offering a disk-to-digital cloud service and consumer electronics (CE) retailer Best Buy trying to drive Blu-ray disc purchases with discounts. Walmart is ... On the other hand, the VUDU-enabled service places Walmart in a market already crowded with other streaming players, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon (also a competitive e-tailer) and TV Everywhere offerings from Pay TV operators.

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