Info on switching from cable to Internet TV

More info on switching from cable to Internet TV
Once you have a satisfactory Internet service, you can add a streaming media box like Roku or Apple TV. The Roku is available online at, Best Buy and Radio Shack. If you visit the Roku site, you can see the apps or channels ...

Online Video vs. Music – Different Game, Same Rules
Editor's note: Peter Csathy is President & CEO of online video technology company Sorenson Media and is a frequent guest blogger for TechCrunch, as well as his own “Digital Media Update” blog. Csathy previously was President & COO of online music...


Social media make rumor mill faster, not smarter
Kansas City Star
Sometimes you're part of the social-media problem, spreading news and views you find onlinewithout knowing if the information is good. Rumors and misinformation, granted, are ancient parts of discourse. But this is an election year, and social media ...

TV viewers ramp up their tweeting
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
To battle her isolation, she'd have Twitter and Facebook accounts, and be checking in to talk to like-minded fans during her favorite TV shows. "All the lonely people," of course, still exist. But now, thanks to social media networking, they can join a ...

VendAsta – Media Distribution Solutions Partnership Brings Total Solution to ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
The partnership between VendAsta Technologies and Media Distribution Solutions unveils a higher standard of online media advertising for digital marketing companies with a single-source for reputation management, customer portals, video, and social ...

Practitioners panel discusses the increasing impact of social media on journalism
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (blog)
Dan Gillmor, founding director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Arizona State University was the Chair of this panel, called “From SEO to SMO: The increasing impact ofsocial media on journalism.” “Social, in a lot of ways ...

AOL slaps on 'online Nielsen ratings' to lure advertising fat cats
This is a new type of metric and it's hoped by AOL that this will tie up more advertising deals, because it is comparable with how agencies buy advertising for TV delivery. This approach will be introduced at a brand new event, an Upfront* for online, ...

Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment to Partner with Social TV App yap.TV
LONDON -- UK media and management entrepreneur Simon Fuller has set his sights on the socialTV space after his company, XIX Entertainment, moved to create a partnership with social TVplatform yap.TV. The new enterprise will commence with the new TV ...

Polish right demonstrates in favour of Catholic TV
WARSAW — Around 20000 demonstrators rallied Saturday in Warsaw in support of a Catholic TV station denied the right to a free digital signal because of lack of transparency in its funding. The protest, organised by the conservative opposition party...


Joyce Richman: Social media causing shift in human behavior
Knoxville News Sentinel
On Friday hundreds of people will be schooled on the art of digital marketing during this year's Social Slam at the Knoxville Convention Center. It's a hot subject since millions of users flock to various social networking sites to connect each day.

Building Schools Out of Clicks, Not Bricks
New York Times
The first sign came from Palo Alto, California, where a Stanford professor, Sebastian Thrun , decided to offer his introductory course in artificial intelligence for free online. Thanks in part to an article in The New York Times, enrollment for the ...

Cablevision's Optimum Online live TV streaming now available on Windows and Mac
Like previous versions of the Optimum App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices, Optimum App for Laptop allows Cablevision's iO TV digital cable customers to watch all the channels they subscribe to, live, on any Mac or PC laptop computer in the home ...

Crafty bloggers use Pinterest to swap ideas, drive traffic
The Seattle Times
Subjects include travel, food, home decorating — whatever you can think of — but craft bloggers were among the first to catch the Pinterest bug, according to Lauren Indvik, an editor at the social-media news blog

Andrew Eaton-Lewis: If the media is in crisis then so is theatre, and Enquirer ...
Scotland on Sunday
“The explosion of digital media… has completely wrong-footed the industry and left it reeling,” proclaims the blurb on the NTS website. As well as reeling, we've been “rocked by ongoing allegations of corruption, bribery and illegal practices” in the ...

BMW Guggenheim Lab earns Webby Award nomination, Cattelan app honored
Art Daily
Two of the Guggenheim's recent digital media projects have been recognized by the Webby Awards, a global award honoring excellence on the Internet. The BMW Guggenheim Lab site was nominated for a Webby in the Cultural Institutions category, ...

iFunia Video Converter for Mac Adds 1080P Support for New iPad
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
New update makes iFunia Video Converter for Mac goes a step beyond supporting 1080p video for Apple's new iPad and Apple TV. (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 iFunia Studio, a professional developer of Mac multimedia processing tools, today has released an update ...

Come Sundays, DVRs runneth over
Bend Bulletin
Too much TV — and not enough time to watch it or hard drive space to record it all. So it was a two-DVR day for Foster, 46, an event producer in New York. The digital video recorder in her living room recorded “The Good Wife” on CBS, while she watched ...

From breaking news to Pulitzer prizes: This week in media
The Next Web
Let's take a look back at a week that was particularly rich in reflection upon the future of the media industry. A few days ago, Breaking News announced that users would now be able to add its “ticker” to their connected TV thanks to an app, ...

The Next Web

Ten move irks motor racing fans and sponsors
The Australian
Hundreds of diehard fans have taken to social media, vowing to pirate race feeds online, using overseas file-sharing services. Ten said last week that the move had been made for commercial reasons, but by Friday the network was refusing to comment ...

How phones, iPads and laptops smarten up our nightly viewing habits
The Daily Telegraph
Damian Williams and Julie Tubby at their home / Pic: Adam Ward Source: The Daily Telegraph Technology is transforming our loungerooms into a digital hive, with viewers using mobile devices to interact with TV shows, stream movies wirelessly to their ...

Time for new-age banking
Hindu Business Line
Gen Y's preference for instant, anytime service means that banks have to revamp their strategy to include the internet, mobile usage and social networking in their customer service. On the back of a period of intense upheaval in the world of finance, ...

Hindu Business Line

Top Trends Weekly Update
Jamaica Observer
The Jamaica Observer's TTW found that art — in audio, visual, and digital forms — was the fabric (pun intended) of social media discussions last week. Digital art stirred awe, and at the same time, discomfort, when the California-based music festival ...

@TNTkpeterson is following you
An editor of a metropolitan daily just now explaining this powerful social media tool to her readers? And 100 followers? How pitiful. Her first 17 tweets in the past two weeks? More pitiful. Easy there. I am a Twitter pioneer, a member since Sept.

San Bernardino library supporters say future uncertain, but promising
San Bernardino Sun
"A major focus of our brand promise is to help envision and deliver the next generation of libraries, fully leveraging advanced online information services and automation technologies," the website says. Others familiar with library operations and ...

Still all the rage after 25 years
The Australian
"A lot of people think music video is moving online, which is true to an extent, but it's important not to discount the value of curation," she says. "Social media might show you music all your friends are into but it's not great for discovery.

Newspaper launching revamped Web site Tuesday
Monroe Evening News
“Our Web site has evolved tremendously from when we were among the first independent newspapers in Michigan to enter the digital news delivery world with a Web site in 1995,” said Lonnie Peppler-Moyer, president of the employee-owned media company.

Camera records osprey pair's domesticated drama
Asbury Park Press
The osprey cam is offered online on the Friends of Island Beach Facebook page and www.friendsof It's become a centerpiece of the group's online presence, with a strong social media element that aims to involve users in contributing writing and ...

Thousands march in defense of Catholic TV station
Warsaw Voice
... from all over Poland rallied in downtown Warsaw on Saturday to protest the decision of the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) to deny the right to broadcast on a free public digital network to a conservative Catholic Trwam TV channel.

Warsaw Voice

Internet fraud, Nigerian scammers and cyber-racism (Includes interview and ...
In spite of the impression fostered that Nigerians are the world's major perpetrators of online fraud, official statistics reveal a very different picture. We shall be examining comprehensive statistics released by the Internet Crime Complaint Center ...

Inside the nerve centre of Barack Obama's re-election campaign
The Australian
There are no TV screens, no ringing phones, just the low buzz of hundreds of computers - this is all about digital media. "We're dialled in and we're focused," said Drew Anderson, a spokesman. "It may seem quiet but it's at a high notch.

Thodey has rights issue centre stage
The Australian Financial Review
The TV Now service allows users to record shows or sporting events on mobile phones and watch them just two minutes after they are streamed live. “If you have content, you should be able to control how it is viewed and create value from it,” Mr Thodey ...

44 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
By Matt Petronzio
Catch up with Mashable's top digital media resources of the past week. ... Take a short break from planting trees and spreading awareness to catch up on our new digital media resources with our weekly features roundup.
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This Week On Twitter: Getting Twitter, Social Media vs Journalism ...
By Shea Bennett
Inside Network is looking for a Lead Writer, Inside Mobile Apps. next job American Dental Association is looking for a Manager, Social Communications & Engagement. next job Current TV is looking for a Director, Social Media. see all · Weekly Twitter Round Up ... Online newspapers officially surpassed their print counterparts in ad revenue in 2010, and digital media has continued to make major inroads ever since. Social media is now one of the top three news sources, commanding...

Apple TV Digital Media Receiver Review | - UK Online
Steve Withers takes a look at the latest version of Apple's handy little set-top box. Introduction. Around the time of Steve Job's death last year, there was a lot of ...

Online resource for students & graduates of creative & digital media ...
Online resource for students & graduates of creative & digital media. ... A group of final-year DCU multimedia students have developed an online resource ...

The Three S's of Digital Media Relations - Internet PR News Blog ...
Online Newsroom · Social Media Newsroom · Event Press Portal · Crisis ... of news and digitalcontent is rapidly increasing for both Media and Consumers ...

Digital Media News (week 16) | News | Scottish Enterprise
"Anyone will be able to access digital images of the microfilm records online .... Pinterest now the third most popular social media network, beating LinkedIn and ...

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