Telefónica risk-taker bets the future on digital expansion

Telefónica risk-taker bets the future on digital expansion
The Guardian
There are half a dozen existing companies under his stewardship, including Latin American internet TV company Terra, which will be broadcasting dozens of Olympic channels this summer; a satellite broadcaster headquartered in Peru but operating across ...

The Guardian

Suit to stop Dish Network's 'Hopper' gets mixed reviews from electronics industry
The Hill (blog)
NBC, CBS and Fox filed a lawsuit Thursday against satellite TV operator Dish Network to halt distribution of its "Hopper" DVR and its adapter for Slingbox streaming devices. The Dish Network device has drawn the ire of broadcasters because of a feature ...

Keying in grief: Social media changes how we mourn
The Newark Advocate
For many people, social media profiles and email accounts are a part of normal life. But when they die, family members might be left to decide what to do with their online presence. As technology becomes ingrained in our daily routine, it's important ...

Will 'TV Everywhere' Turn Into an iPad-Only Game?
Tablet PC Review
'TV Everywhere' is already going strong on the iPad, but the jury is still out on how well streaming... Less than a year after its release, Cisco will discontinue production of its Cius business tablet. » News » Will 'TV Everywhere' Turn Into an ...

Star-Telegram newsroom realignment aimed at putting digital first
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By Jim Witt Because the way we gather and disseminate news has changed rapidly the past few years, the Star-Telegram is realigning our newsroom work groups as we accelerate the transition to a news organization that is focused on digital media.

FilmOn.TV Debuts New Live TV Facebook App
TV has debuted the first streaming television app on Facebook. The app, called “FilmOn Live TV,” which streams 150 HD live television channels directly to your Facebook page. The app also allows you to chat with your friends while sharing live ...

Filmmakers turn to internet to promote films
Daily News & Analysis
From releasing the poster or a trailer of a forthcoming film first online, to raising money for funding films, digital media is the most-sought after platform for filmmakers. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (ZNMD) was the first to launch its trailer online ...

Love war hits Multi-TV reality show, I'm in love with Bomaye
Multi-TV, Multimedia Group's premium digital television platform, promised Ghanaians a mixed bag of unadulterated entertainment when it launched its groundbreaker and history making reality show I'm in love with Bomaye.

Monday media diary: part 1
The Australian
Online division News Digital Media is under the most scrutiny and might be brought closer to the main company, as Williams has promised to do with NewsLifeMedia. Diary's ears pricked up when we heard human resources managers across the country will be ...

Connecting India, Pakistan, Afghanistan through social media
This power is now available to anyone with an Internet access—about two billion people. And the impact is seen on contemporary history, which is witnessing some unprecedented challenges.Social media is power in the true sense, with regimes being ...

Moderation in an Age of Information Abundance & Hypervisibility
In his latest book, Digital Vertigo: How Today's Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting Us, Keen says that the totalitarian surveillance state that George Orwell depicted in his dystopian novel 1984 is gradually descending ...


Nine, Ten both need to score the NRL
The Australian
His report predicts rights to the code, including free-to-air and subscription TV, as well as digitalrights, would be worth $950 million, although a best-case scenario would be over $1 billion. He said Ten needed the rights to give it a kick-start ...

TiVo spits out monster 6-way Pace box for US eyes only
But in the US six tuners is becoming a requirement, and the TiVo Premiere being delivered at cableTV giant RCN already has four tuners. It may be a coincidence that semiconductor fab MaxLinear this week has come out with a chip that has six or eight ...

The New York Times's Arthur Sulzberger Jr. And The Demise Of Janet Robinson
Huffington Post
Finally, the annoying "subscription only" internet presence led me to cancel all my subscriptions and stop reading them online. As I don't imagine I'm the only one, they are finding advertisers less interested in paying for the corresponding reduction ...

I have £500 to spend on a new TV. Where in London should I buy?
London is also chock-full of bargain deals on TV. Follow our guide and land yourself a sweet set. I have £500 to spend on a new TV. Where in London should I buy? While you can probably manage without a 60” home cinema screen, there's no denying that we ...

Lowest content denominator
This is now the standard stuff of top Internet sites as well as cable-TV, broadcast TV morning shows and, of course, local TV newscasts. Even many of the most reputable news organizations, such as the Los Angeles Times, play it straight on their ...

Stewart Holds Off Dungey to Start Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Season ...
Motor Sports Newswire (press release)
FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 36 million US homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than ...

India is expected to be the fastest growing online travel market in the Asia ...
Business Standard (blog)
How can online travel agents (OTA) like Expedia combat these giants when it comes to providing consumers with better “decision engines” and facilitating travel planning? We believe that continued innovation in travel is positive for the industry as ...

Obama, Romney campaigns target young Hispanics with cellphones
That's because a mobile phone and an app are personalized and engaging - a far cry from a robocall or a TV ad. Young voters are deeply skeptical of one-for-all marketing and respond best to one-on-one, Hispanic-to-Hispanic marketing, according to ...

Social Playground or Payground?
Internet Video Magazine (press release)
Social media is a lot like a school playground, swing set, sandbox. There are always kids who want to come in, see how cool/great it is and want to take it over as their own. Maybe that's why so many brands, communications folks have been beaten up.

Bharti Airtel forays into mobile advertising segment
New York Daily News
Through this platform, advertisers will be able to leverage multiple communications outlets and tools such as mobile internet (WAP), messaging services and Airtel digital TV to engage their audiences, according to Srinivas.

Search Marketing Company Helps Mid-Sized Businesses Climb Higher in Search ...
SBWire (press release)
Viral Marketing Advantage specializes in conducting search marketing and driving social mediatraffic to boost the rankings of online presences established by small and medium-sized businesses. Irving, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/27/2012 -- Irving, ...

The book where you're the story: TV comedian Katy Brand offering fans the ...
Daily Mail
The books will always be available in digital form but if enough money is raised then it will be published in a paperback or hardback. Ms Brand, who has appeared in numerous films, TV, radio and live shows including Have I Got News For You and Peep...

Daily Mail

AG's office touts settlement from RealNetworks
Federal Way Mirror
By GREG ALLMAIN RealNetworks, a Seattle-based digital media provider, will pay a $2.4 million settlement to customers regarding unfair and deceptive practices, most notably in it's practices with supposedly "free trials." According to Washington State ...

3 Digital Media Infographics That Will Rock Your World
Business 2 Community
Infographics have been popping up all over the digital media marketing world, covering everything from social media marketing trends to the basics of inbound marketing. Not all of these infographics are great, and some of them even veer towards ...

Airtel enters mobile advertising space
Hindu Business Line
... complex media environment." Through Airtel's m-Advertising platform, advertisers will be able to leverage multiple communications outlets and tools such as mobileinternet (WAP), Messaging services and Airtel digital TV to engage their audiences.

Hindu Business Line

Bharti Airtel enters mobile advertising segment
Economic Times
"Airtel's m-advertising platform will enable advertisers to land their message in a simple, effective manner in an increasingly complex media environment," said K Srinivas, President - Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel.

Lockers answer to parcel despair
Sydney Morning Herald
IT'S the flaw in the online shopping experience: never being home to receive the goods during the day. Now Australia Post is looking to make available parcel locker sites to accommodate the delivery of goods bought over the internet, to circumvent the ...

Sydney Morning Herald

GIA and Mumbai Alumni Chapter: Building Brands in the Digital Age
India PRwire (press release)
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) co-hosted a special seminar with the Mumbai Alumni Chapter on "Growing Intelligent Brands through Social Media." Nipun Kapoor, COO of WAT Consult, presented effective ways to use the digital space to grow brand ...

Radio Advertising Drives Website Visits - Study
Asia Media Journal
Chief executive officer of Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said the research shows the close connection between radio and online for advertisers. This research clearly identifies how well radio and digital media work together in building brand ...

You're depressed because of…technology?
Manila Standard Today
Apparently, all of us have the tendency to need a shrink because we are too obsessed with the comforts of modern life, too dependent on digital and wireless technology and too caught up with virtual reality. The negative side of the Internet has been ...

Microsoft to incubate start-ups
The Hindu
The programme was launched in Beijing on May 22, along with the mediaannouncement in Bangalore. The programme, 'Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure', will host 10 select “early stage” start-ups on-site for four months and take them through a deep ...

The Hindu

Wi-Fi leads home networking technology
EE Times India
ABI Research forecasts over 100 crore unit shipments of core home networking equipment (home gateways/routers, adapters, bridges, NICs, embedded LAN, NAS) and networked-enabled mediadevices (CE devices with network connectivity, excluding computers ...

New Orleans is fast becoming paradise for investors, entrepreneurs
In the past 18 months, early-stage investors like Nagarajan, and others like South Coast Angel Fund, have noted New Orleans' growing reputation for birthing young companies in fields like biotechnology, education technology and digital technology.

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