Windows Azure To Power Chinese Internet TV

Windows Azure To Power Chinese Internet TV
Under the agreement, PPTV will use Azure as the hosting backbone and core infrastructure for PPTV ATN, a cloud-based Internet TV service that will roll out across China. Services will include live-event streaming and video-on-demand for TVs, PCs, and ...

CRE Sets Social Media, TV Viewing Study
TV News Check
A social media analytics project undertaken by NM Incite — a joint venture between Nielsen and McKinsey that provides social insights — with social TV analytics for this project provided by Bluefin Labs. Ethnographies provided by Nielsen's digital ...

Print and digital media debated
Myanmar Times
TEEN magazine hosted a debate in Yangon on July 28 between local representatives of online media on one side, and print media on the other, aimed at exploring the strengths and weaknesses of each format. The debate, held at Taw Win Nin Si restaurant, ...

ITV Studios names new digital media SVP
Dan Gopal has been appointed ITV Studios' new SVP/director of global digital media and home entertainment. Gopal will oversee ITV's global home entertainment business and will work with the DVD and TV sales team to maximise digital sales. He was ...

IC Places' Punch TV Network Rides Into Houston, Texas (press release)
6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Places, Inc. (OTCQB: ICPA) is pleased to announce its Punch TVNetwork is now broadcasting in Houston Texas. It was less than a year ago that Punch TVbegan broadcasting its signal to over-the-air viewers in various cities ...

QA with Vincent Harris, the mastermind behind Ted Cruzs social media success
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Show Caption. Ted Cruz is interviewed by an Austin TV station. (KVUE) ... One of the most important decisions Republican Senate hopeful Ted Cruz made was his hiring of Vincent Harris, a 24-year-old Austin consultant specializing in social media and building internet communities. Cruz's mastery of social media played ...Ultimately, social media and the digital space were used as a tool to raise Ted's name ID, generate online donations, and respond to attacks from the Dewhurst campaign. Additionally, Ted utilized ...

Houston Chronicle (blog)

Hamill novel 'Forever' to become TV series
Log in Online Subscription HelpSlanguage Dictionary · Subscribe to VARIETY at ...Radical Media, Fremantle Enterprises and Sundance Prods. have teamed to create a TV series from Pete Hamill's novel "Forever" with Robert Redford and partner Laura Michalchyshn exec producing with Radical. The book, published in ... Radical and architect David Rockwell have partnered to develop a slate of traveling "location-based experiences" showcasing cutting-edge environmental and digital technology. The first exhibit, a ...


SMPTE 2012 Annual Technical Conference To Showcase Foundational ...
SHOOT Online
Publicity Wire News :: SMPTE 2012 Annual Technical Conference To Showcase Foundational Scientific, Technology, Standards Advances For Digital Media Ecosystem. The news release distribution service for the filmmaking, commercialmaking, entertainment, TV, online & mobile motion picture production and postproduction industries. Targets delivery of releases to critical vertical market while establishing your release in vital SHOOT "Industry Database of Record." ...

Digital-only Campaigns Signal Growth in Online Ads
Experts note that as the interest level in digital campaigns has risen, so have the spends onsocial media campaigns and mobile apps. And though the spend on digital media remains a fraction of that on TV, advertisers are willing to pay for campaigns that are created solely foronline channels, given the promise that India's 120 million plus Internet users, many of them young people, hold out. According to the 2012 report on media and entertainment by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry ...

British invasion hits US online media
Channel News Asia
British media have been making inroads in the US market by invading online space, seizing readers who might otherwise visit websites of domestic outlets like Fox News or The New York Times. And, even though US news organisations are widely respected ...

Cisco Providing NBC Olympics With Videoscape Multiscreen TV Experiences for ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Videoscape(TM) is Cisco's TV service delivery platform for a more dynamic, social, interactive, and personalized media experience. It draws on intelligent Cisco video and networking solutions across the cloud, the network, and client devices to reinvent the TV ...

Samsung Trials Mobile TV Service Over 4G LTE Networks
Gotta Be Mobile
We've seen various services ranging from Sprint TV, which delivers the picture over the carrier's mobile broadband service, and Qualcomm's FLO TV service, which uses a separate radio spectrum to deliver the resulting video feed as to not use up the customer's data ... 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has successfully demonstrated clear reception capabilities of LTE Broadcast services using evolved Multimedia Broadcast ...

Gotta Be Mobile

Olympic athletes don't get free pass on social media
For better or worse, Internet use has become entrenched in society. Most of us have learned (some the hard way) of the importance of exercising discretion when it comes to using social media and sharing content online. London Olympics Opening Ceremony ... With NBC's delayed U.S. broadcasts, others have complained of a diminished viewing experience from the abundance of tweets and news sources laced with the results of games before they're aired on TV. Pictures and tweets have landed athletes in trouble ...


Vuguru Announces Premiere of Highly-Anticipated Season Two of Psychological ...
MarketWatch (press release)
International distribution partner Content Digital, a division of Content Media Corporation, and Fox International Channels will begin a digital and TV rollout in the U.K., France, Spain, Portugal, Australia and Russia on September 1. ""The Booth at the End" ... Season one of "The Booth at the End" rolled out as a global, multi-platform property: short-form episodes on mobile andonline, traditional half-hour episodes on television, VOD and online, and feature length on VOD, EST, DVD and Blu-ray. To watch Episode 1 of ...

The future of TV
Business Today
So it is only natural that technology will try to integrate these screens for a value-added experience. The NDS Service Delivery Platform, for instance, lets developers create app that integrate with the content on TV. So you can tweet a link about the show about ...

Business Today

Urgent social media efforts by Latino organizations aim to get Hispanic youth ...
NBC Latino
Latino organizations are revving up for the 2012 election by using the language of young Hispanics to speak to them and get them to register to vote — social media. Partnerships and alliances have been formed amongst established Latino organizations like Voto Latino, The National Council of La Raza, and others, which are using Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and the online space to bring their message to a voting bloc that will only be able flex its considerable political muscle if it actually shows up on election day.

NBC Latino

Rostelecom: “Cloud-based service provisioning is the only way to provide a real ...
Andrey Kholodny, director of media products at Russia's Rostelecom, on integrating Facebook into TV services, and the costs currently involved in developing companion screen experiences. What work are you engaged ... Rostelecom has already launched a single IPTV/OTT platform which can deliver digital content (video and audio) via IPTV (multicast) and via OTT (unicast). How can social networks ... Spanish video-on-demand company is now finding that making its service available... June 13th, 2012 ...

Hays Japan Survey Shows 62% of Active Job Seekers Change Their Social ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"While there are many advantages to using social media as part of your job search, it can also work against you if you are not careful," says Japan-based Hays Operations Director, Asia, Christine Wright. "Most candidates have a social media profile, and when ...

Apple fancies The Fancy -- but can it make it work?
Computerworld (blog)
The service also lets users purchase what they find online, meaning it already delivers support for e-commerce, from which it grabs 10 percent of the transaction's value. The site describes itself thusly: "It's a ... The Fancy is also pretty much defined as a commercial product recommendation service, and the question has to be if this experience is truly engaging enough for an international audience, or whether this shall emerge to be the latest in Apple's extensive list of social media fails. What do you think will happen?

Alexis Petridis on pirate TV
The Guardian
Pirate TV stations were harder to set up, and their content harder to provide. Furthermore, they belong to the past: even before the digital switchover, there was no need for pirate TV in a world where YouTube had turned everyone into a potential broadcaster.

The Guardian

Olympic distractions cost employers
San Francisco Chronicle
While this is great for fans, digital media company Captivate Network estimates that Olympics-related distractions will result in a $1.38 billion loss in productivity for U.S. companies, up from its previous estimate of $650 million, because of unexpectedly high viewership. The biggest ... NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus says the goal was to make the Games available on all devices so there's "enough content to be consumed if you're at a restaurant having lunch, or at an office with a PC, or an office with a TV." ...

San Francisco Chronicle

2012 Digital Media Trends - Online Marketing Strategies | OMI Blog
By Nessa Felleson
Halfway through 2012 it's time to review what online trends have taken off, what's fizzled out, and where we are going in the last half of 2012. ... 2012 Online Marketing Trends Revisited ... use of tablets for browsing the internet. Either way fewer companies are investing the time and money in making an expensive m. site if they have not already done so. Social Media. Social mediacontinues to grow with companies focusing on customer engagement, content generation and analytics.
OMI Blog

Sprinklr Inks Deal with Hearst Digital Media | Ad Operations Online
By Otilia Otlacan
NEW YORK - Sprinklr, the leading enabler of scalable social media management for enterprises, today announced the addition of Hearst Digital Media, a unit of Hearst Magazines, to its client roster. Hearst Digital Media selected Sprinklr to ...

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 toonline radio stations. The program has rich interface, ...

How to use social media marketing for sales | Anton Koekemoer
By Anton Koekemoer
Most digital marketers are focusing their social media marketing campaigns on building their brand and business despite the reality that most other marketing campaigns requires the ability to increase profits and decrease expenses. So how on earth are you going to sell via social media? Online you will find many people stating that the social web is a place to keep up with and engage with family, friends, and colleagues – you are not suppose so market your products directly!
Anton Koekemoer

Google's Nexus 7 TV Spot Tops Apple's 'Genius' Ads in - Talk NYC
By ADaley
The minute-long ad was the most-effective TV spot to break in the last week and the most-effective technology spot in the last 90 days, according to the ad research firm Ace Metrix, which measures effectiveness of ads by showing them to 500 ...
Talk NYC

YC 'Social Diplomacy' || Russia: 2 articles: Social media and its role ...
By Evgeniya Goryushina
Background: The “Arab Spring” in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere in the Mid-East heavily relied on the Internet, social media and technologies like Twitter, TwitPic, Facebook and YouTube in the early stages to accelerate social protest. There are even ... “Because the protests came together largely through informal online networks, their success has also raised questions about whether a new opposition movement has formed that could challenge whatever new government takes shape.
YC 'Social Diplomacy' || Russia

TV Switchover As Agencies, Brands Look To Boost Online Video ...
By Scott Button
Unruly Media: Blog. ... That's according to a new study by Advertiser Perceptions, which found that almost three-quarters of brands and agencies plan to migrate some of their TV ad budgets across to digital video over the next 12 months.
Unruly Media Blog

In Myanmar Debate Features Online vs. Print Media | Global Debate
By Alfred Charles Snider
Print and digital media debated. By Pinky Volume 32, No. 638. August 06 - 12, 2012. TEEN magazine hosted a debate in Yangon on July 28 between local representatives of online mediaon one side, and print media on the other, aimed at ...
Global Debate

Time Warner's Turner Unit Buys Sports Web Site Bleacher Report ...
By Georg Szalai
The deal, believed to be worth less than $200 million, will add to the TV arm's digital portfolio. ...Bleacher Report was founded in 2006 by "four life-long fans who'd consumed their fill of bland Internet sports content," according to its web site. " Bleacher Report delivers digital media's most engaging content experience to sports fans all over the world," the site also says. "As we build on a growing .... The first-person shooter video game has over 15 million online players. Dotcom's motto: ...
Hollywood Reporter

Job seekers in Japan change social media habits - Digital Market Asia
By PriyankaB
Since behaviour on social media define so much of a person's personality and lifestyle today, that men and women seeking jobs in Japan alter their use of digital and interactive media to create the right impression. This was revealed in a recent study by Hays Specialist ... But don't just restrict your focus to pure social sites like Facebook or Twitter – Google your name to make sure all online content is appropriate,” she further advised. In fact it is a good idea to keep work and social life ...
Digital Market Asia

Visual Unity Expands TV Nova Live Streaming and Video On Demand
DMN Newswire--2012-7-30--. TV Nova, the biggest commercial television broadcaster in the Czech Republic, is using technology supplied by leading broadcast ...

MT Digital Media | Press Release 2012
MT Digital Media has released their new woomi app into Europe allowing Toshiba Smart TVviewers the ability to watch a wide range of videos covering sports, ...

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