By Mikey Campbell Incredible gains in subscription-based online video-on-demand allowed Netflix to become the number one US online movie service by revenue for 2011 after taking a deep cut into Apple's share of the market.
Quick Note: Netflix Beats Apple in 2011 US Online Movie Business Revenue
IHS released its IHS Screen Digest Broadband Media Market Insight Report, showing that Netflix's subscription video on demand (SVOD) service surpassed Apple's iTunes, which is a transactional video on demand (VOD) service, in 2011.
Simple.TV DVR Helps Cut Cable Television Cord
TV DVR can tune in and record over-the-air TV shows for remote viewing. Cutting the cable television cord isn't easy. Instead of that one simple cable box that brings in and records every program and every channel with the flick of a remote control, ...
How to Stream Media From Laptop to TV
If your TV is a relatively new "smart" TV equipped with Wi-Fi, it can probably act as amedia receiver; if not, you'll need to attach an external one. The Western Digital WDTV Live Streaming Media Player is a good option and is available for about ...
Obama outspends Romney on online ads
The Obama campaign won't comment on its digital strategy. Moffat said that while TV ads are like hitting voters over the head with a hammer, Internet ads are more like using a scalpel. When it comes to reaching specific voters, Moffat said, ...
Retailers must accept digital reality
I am continually amazed at the number of major retailers who are just dabbling in digital media. They are not approaching it with the attention it deserves. It is no wonder that iconic retail brands have shut up shop, such as Fletcher Jones.
Apple TV already stands out with the connected TV experience
The Apple TV can show us where the company might go in the future and the role of the TV screen as part of the connected consumer personal cloud experience. When the Apple TV was first introduced in 2006, some folks wondered what its impact would be, ...
Don't Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse
In the first decade of the commercial Internet--the 1990s and early 2000s--there were frequent murmurings that newspapers were screwed. The digital audience didn't read newspapers, people pointed out. They visited web sites. They read articles here and ...
Social TV app gives Seven advantage
THE Seven Network's Fango social media app for TV has proved a hit, with almost half a million downloads in seven months, prompting Nine, Ten and the ABC to prepare their own versions. Kristin Carlos, head of TV at Seven's digital arm Yahoo!7, ...
Social Media Business Solutions Company in Search of Australia's #1 Spader
WebWire (press release)
VICTORIA, Australia June, 2012 – Australia's hottest urban label, Spader Clothing, has just kicked off a national social media campaign to find the country's best 'Spader', someone who SETS trendsonline instead of following them.
E3 2012: 'Defiance' Connects Online Game Universe to 2013 Syfy TV Series
The series will begin filming later this summer with an April 2013 debut planned for both the TV show and the online game that shares the same name, as well as the same characters. The actors will portray their roles in both the TV series and the ...
Latinos In The Age of influence
Huffington Post (blog)
Social media has deemed "the common man" influential by facilitating the advancement and achievement of common agendas through the formation of interest-based coalitions online. Yet, influence, particularly as it relates to social media, ...
Social media become tool in flow of storm information
By Amber Batteiger Social media allowed the American Red Cross of Northeast Florida to provide critical information on Tropical Storm Beryl, said spokeswoman Amber Bierfreund. She said the storm provided a test of how well the system would work.
4Seven: the TV channel with programmes chosen by Facebook
The channel, which takes its place alongside E4, More4 and Film4, will keep open the weekday 8pm and 10pm slots so that shows that create a critical buzz in newspapers, chatter on social media through Twitter and Facebook, and reaction on the overnight...
Galis: Newspapers' infatuation with social media is worrisome
Being a fossilized remnant of the days when newspapers were made of dead trees instead of electrons, I never really came to terms with the online newspapers' aping of “social media,” encouraging instant reader feedback to columns it took days to ...
Empowering the new-age professional
Marketers therefore are exploring innovative ways to understand and use the information available on blogs, twitter, youtube and social networks to tap the online market. One may ask how analytics drives all the e-commerce and digital media.
UK Channel 4 Partners With UK Media Group Bauer Media To Create Second-Screen ...
campaign will provide bespoke companion content when the three TV shows are on, as well as a live and interactive online 15 minute 'show-about-the-show' following the credits. The campaign is the result of a successful pitch by Bauer Media, ...
38 Studios' troubles could cool gaming tax breaks
Louisiana is spending $29 million on a new digital media center that would provide space for game publisher Electronic Arts. And about 20 states — from Michigan to Maine — offer tax incentives to any video game companies that qualify.
starcount launches the world's first global social entertainment charts
SGentrepreneurs (press release)
Supported by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Interactive Digital MediaProgramme Office (IDMPO), starcount, with its proprietary data system, was developed to serve as the benchmark for popularity across geographies and ...
After son dies, Wisconsin parents ask: Who owns his Facebook page?
Duluth News Tribune
Now, in a quest for answers, they find themselves locked in a battle with Facebook that has taken them into the murky legal waters of digital access -- and whether grieving families should have control over the private social media and online accounts ...
Discs, other physical media vanish as technology evolves
From punchcards to magnetic tape to floppy disks to zip drives to DVD-ROMs then to onlinestorage. Some were dirty little skirmishes, such as the Eight-Track Incursion of the late 1960s. But, oh, there are epic tales to be told as well: How my ...
Videology Partners with IAB Ad Lab to Host Connected TV Showcase
Videology — a digital video advertising platform and solutions provider — held an interactive showcase at the IAB Ad Lab in New York yesterday for the media and digital agency community. The showcase allowed attendees to interact with the content and ...
New Etihad Airways television commercial set for global launch
Etihad Airways premiered a brand new television commercial and supporting digital media campaign to a global audience. The new commercial is based on the fact that Etihad Airways is the fastest growing airline in aviation history and during its first ...
Commission screens media law implementation
The European Commission announced yesterday (1 September) that it had written to eight EU members (Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Luxembourg) seeking information about their implementation of the Audiovisual Media ...
Ostrow: Denver morning radio rises, shines against Pandora, SiriusXM, others
"Radio has lost a tremendous amount of advertising to not only a very bad economy, but to social media," said Chuck Lontine, an industry veteran as station owner, operator and broker. "Ad revenue for all media has shifted to not only Internet and ...
Getting the message right
A report jointly published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and research firm IMRB. Says the market will reach Rs 144 crore by 2013. One of early engagements around this was when Airtel did a campaign for Star Plus' new TV channel, ...
Strip clubs swivel online to entice RNC visitors
By Justin George, Times Staff Writer TAMPA — In a private room at the 2001 Odyssey strip club, dancers with names like Candy, Bella and Ferrari sit on a high-backed velvet bench and video chat with online customers from across the country.
Face Time: Tony Ronzio — new media director in a brave new world for newspapers
Lewiston Sun Journal
In reality, I'm tasked with figuring out how our company adapts and excels in the digital age. This is an exciting, if a little unsettling, time for news organizations. The Internet has fundamentally changed how we operate, how we engage with our ...
Lewiston Sun Journal
Oprah Winfrey launches 'Book Club 2.0'
In a video posted by OWN, the former TV host has announced a revamp of the project, called 'Oprah's Book Club 2.0'. It is a joint venture between Winfrey's television network OWN and O magazine, which will focus on the use of digital media such as ...
Signal from the sky for Africa
An ever-growing appetite for TV and broadband internet, combined with a worldwide target of switching to digital broadcast services by 2015, is driving massive investment in telecommunications infrastructure. According to global satellite operator SES, ...
Console makers adapt to gamers' new habits
Microsoft is also matching Nintendo's Wii U, the successor to the Wii due later this year, with a new feature that allows movies, photos and other media to be transferred on to a TV, via the Xbox, from a tablet or laptop running Windows 8.
Ten tips for effectively utilizing social networking
Herald and News
It's no secret that social media marketing is rapidly becoming a critical component to influence and drive key business objectives. The confusion lies in exactly what a successful social media platform can do for your company.
L. Kent Wolgamott: Nam June Paik masterpiece key in Sheldon's video exhibition ...
Lincoln Journal Star
Steinkamp is represented by “Madame Curie 1,” a 4-minute-30-second 2011 digital video inspired by Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. From a biography, Steinkamp discovered ...
New media has hold on kids
“Compared with traditional media such as newspapers and television, digital media can easily harm children because they cannot judge whether or not the things they encounter there are appropriate for them,” Zhang said. According to the survey, ...
Anne Dias Griffin to launch media company, reform-minded news site
Anne Dias Griffin, a rare woman at the helm of a hedge fund as well as wife of billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin, is starting a for-profit digital media company called Reboot Illinois. The website will promote "political, educational and ...
The Facebook lesson about value of users
As you probably have figured out, this company is Facebook, the world's largest social media platform. And its consumable product is the time, attention and information these 900 million users give Facebook every time they log in. The future of social ...
How to digitalize physical DVD's to MOV video files on Mac
The DVD's contain the popular movies, TV-episodes, music-videos nowadays. The problem is that the DVD can just be played on the media devices which have a CD/DVD drive. If you're a Mac user, and want to view your DVD purchases on other media devices ...
The chronic problem of Too Much Information in movie trailers
One of the benefits of having been born in 1970 is that my peers and I were able to witness the transition from what might be called 'the old media world' into the one that we know today. While the internet and cable TV are invaluable in allowing us ...
Social-Media Con Game | theprimagecorp.com
Thanks to its own technology for identifying impostors on social media, MarkMonitor learned about the bogus profile within 24 hours of its appearance and quickly had it removed. On social-media ...Kenton Olson, digital-media manager for the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks and Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders Football Club, says people often used to change the links within the teams' blog entries on Twitter and Facebook when reposting them. The entries ...
Obama outspends Romney on online ads | WTVR.com – Richmond ...
By Nick Dutton
Zac Moffat said that while TV ads are like hitting voters over the head with a hammer, Internet ads are more like using a scalpel. ... That means he is on pace to spend a record amount on digital ads, according to ad spending experts. ... find where these coveted voters specifically are online and get their message to them,” said Kate Kaye, senior editor for ClickZ, a trade publication that covers thedigital advertising industry, and author of “Campaign '08: A Turning Point for Digital Media.
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