East Coast Netflix viewing doubles

East Coast Netflix viewing doubles
CNN
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the East Coast on Monday, some of those cooped up at home passed the time by binge-watching Netflix. As of 5:30 p.m. ET Monday,Netflix (NFLX) had seen 20% more video-streaming activity for the ...

Udacity looks to expand internationally with crowdsourced captions
GigaOM
Udacity wants to go beyond an English-language audience – and it's asking its users to help: The e-learning startup has partnered with Amara to add crowdsourced captions to its video assets. Amara previously partnered with TED, Coursera and the Khan ...

GigaOM

TransPerfect helps launch online video campaign
MENAFN.COM
TransPerfect helps launch online video campaign. Oct 30, 2012 (Menafn - TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --TransPerfect, the world's largest privately held provider of language services and translation-related technologies, said it played a successful ...

Online Video Ads Draw People to Brands' Facebook Pages and Official Websites
Everything PR
In the search for the best ways to promote a brand, every piece of information counts. Knowing what works and what doesn't bring the desired results could be the key to a better budget management and a satisfying ROI. Online video ads seem to be on the ...

Google, YouTube Dominate Online Video
24/7 Wall St.
Various sites owned by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), including YouTube, drew 150 million unique viewers in September, a huge number, but down from 157 million in July. Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) gained ground since July, posting more than 57 ...

Hurricane Sandy Live Streams Surface Online (VIDEO)
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Numerous live video streams were set up on Monday to document Hurricane Sandy's arrival and the aftermath. Many of them are still running now.
The Huffington Post | Full News Feed

Livestream for Producers Android app update brings live video broadcasts over ...
Engadget
The Livestream for Producers Android application received an update on Monday that introduces "single touch" sign up and logins through Facebook, a new app icon and some unnamed bug fixes. However, the most noteworthy addition here is the ability to ...

Once again, Netflix shows how to avoid a cloud meltdown
GigaOM
Streaming media powerhouse Netflix says its experience with Amazon Web Services outages led to best practices and technology that can insulate Netflix — and potentially other companies — from the impact of weather-related and other events. netflix ...

When Netflix Met Sandy
DailyFinance
Think about this for a minute. A 20% increase in total viewing hours means a substantially larger gain in the affected area -- the mid-Atlantic states are home to about 70 million people, or 22% of the American population. To make Netflix's nationwide ...

Netflix takes on Lovefilm on home turf with UK Kindle Fire app
TechRadar UK
Netflix has released a dedicated Kindle Fire app for the UK, taking the movie streaming fight to Lovefilm on its own Amazon-owned turf. The Netflix app is now available in the Amazon App Store in the UK so you can now stream Netflix's films and TV ...

Microsoft May Be Tempted To Acquire Netflix
Sci-Tech Today
"In terms of streaming content, even though Netflix has had some issues with regard to licensing lately they are still No. 1," said analyst Rob Enderle. "And Microsoft has better connections with a number of the companies that Netflix has struggled ...

Sci-Tech Today

Hulu Missing From Top 10 Sept. Online Video Rankings
Home Media Magazine
Hulu, the online aggregator of repurposed TV content and subscription video-on-demand, continued its apparent slide by failing to rank among the Top 10 U.S. online video sites in September, according to new data from comScore. Reston, Va.-based ...

Home Media Magazine

Netflix seeing boost in wake of Hurricane Sandy
Los Angeles Times
Netflix says streaming on Sunday and Monday is up 20% compared with last week with New York, Boston, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Boston accounting for a large portion of the increased figures. No word on what people are streaming but we're ...

Roku Adds Handy Search Tool to TV Set-Top Devices - Lauren ...
By Lauren Goode
Roku users can now search for movies, shows, actors and directors on apps for Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Crackle, VUDU and HBO GO. The new search tool works with Roku 2,Roku LT, new Roku HD players and the Roku ...
AllThingsD

Netflix Rolls Out Android App for Kindle Fire Owners in the UK
By Matt Brian
Netflix has today embarked on its campaign to lure some users away from Amazon's LoveFilm video service, with the launch of its Kindle Fire app in the UK.
The Next Web

Roku Gets the Ultimate Set-Top Box Feature: Universal Search ...
By Whitson Gordon
You just head to the new Search app, punch in the name of a movie, TV show, or actor and Roku will search across all your service—Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant, Crackle, VUDU, and HBO GO—and tell you which services you can find it ...
Lifehacker

Netflix Shares Surge Amid Buyout Speculation - Hollywood Reporter
By Paul Bond
The markets are closed on Monday due to Hurricane Sandy, an event that Netflix says has caused an increase in usage. Netflix said that it is seeing 20 percent more streaming Monday than it did last Monday, and much of it is coming from the ...
Business

East Coast Netflix viewing doubles during Sandy | WTVR.com ...
By Nick Dutton
As Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the East Coast on Monday, some of those cooped up at home passed the time by binge-watching Netflix.
WTVR.com – Richmond News &...

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Creative Commons Find licensed videos on Vimeo. Help · Help Center ... Vimeo Basics Everything you need to know about this place. Guidelines A practical ...
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Introducing Roku Search [Video] | The Official Roku Blog
Roku Search makes it a snap to find movies, TV shows, actors and directors across Netflix ...
blog.roku.com/blog/2012/10/29/roku-search/

Gener8 Digital Media Corp., Redefining the 3D Film Landscape, Announces ...
Sacramento Bee
About Gener8 Digital Media Corp. Gener8 provides top film studios, such as Sony Pictures, Warner Entertainment and Walden Media, with a world-class solution for transforming traditional 2D films into thrilling stereoscopic 3D experiences. Offering the ...

CBCI Telecom Recognized by Cisco as an Authorized Digital Media System ...
Sacramento Bee
MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- CBCI Telecom, Canada's Leader in Visual communications, announced today that it has achieved Authorized Digital Media System (DMS) Partner status from Cisco. This designation recognizes CBCI Telecom as ...

Third Quarter Internet And Digital Media Jobs Growth Is Sluggish In New York ...
Sacramento Bee
BOSTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cook Associates Executive Search (http://www.cookassociates.com), a leading retained executive search firm, today released its quarterly East Coast Internet and Digital Media Jobs Index, ...

Eyes-on: LG's First Ultra HD TV Set; On Sale Now for $17000
Tom's Hardware Guide
The LG Ultra HD Cinema 3D Smart TV boasts has an impressive resolution of 3840 x 2160, which is four times greater than standard full HD displays. Needless to say, the display was exceptionally vivid, minor details were enhanced, and the scale was ...

New Digital Media Program is a Real SoB
mediacaster
A new transmedia training and development program is looking at the future of funny, and it will support the production of next-generation digital media comedy content. The program is set to launch next January at Ryerson University; the new School of ...

Sorenson Releases Squeeze Server 2.0
StreamingMedia.com
Sorenson is currently appearing at the Streaming Media West conference in Los Angeles, where attendees can get a first look at the new software. Users will benefit from easier operation with Squeeze Server 2.0, thanks to the redesigned admin console.

mediaME Forum:2012, the Levant Digital Media Event, to be held on December ...
AME Info
mediaME Forum, the Levant's leading digital media event, is back for a third year following its resounding success in 2011 and 2010. The mediaME Forum:2012 will bring together over 300 clients and advertising professionals from Jordan, Lebanon, ...

Digital Media Wire's Future of Television Event on November 16
NY Convergence
On November 16, Digital Media Wire's Future of Television event will take place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NY. The event will bring together over 40 important television industry executives. There will be discussions with the executives ...

European World Cup qualifiers on smart TV
Broadband TV News
The Qualifiers 2014 app is available on the smart TV portals from the manufacturers Loewe, Sharp, Thomson and Ikea, as well as on all other connected TV devices equipped with NetRange portals. “By offering this completely new form of football ...

Broadband TV News

Comigo CEO Dov Moran Talks About the Future of Smart TV
BlogWorld (blog)
Do you think current smart TV allows easy integration between viewing programs and using the Internet? Comigo CEO Dov Moran (best known for developing the first flash drive, which sold to SanDisk for $1.6 Billion in 2006), thinks the current solutions ...

Apple parts ways with Forstall and Browett in ... - Digital Media Wire
By Chris Marlowe
Apple today announced the departure of Scott Forstall and John Browett as part of a management shakeup designed to break down silos between hardware, software and services in order to avoid future embarrassments like its Maps ...
Digital Media Wire | connecting...

Centre for Digital Media / Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership ...
By Jonathan Alarcon
Derek Lepper Architects: Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership Architects Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Interiors: MCM Interiors Ltd. Area:
ArchDaily

Online Video An Unfolding Megatrend

Online Video: An Unfolding Megatrend
The motley Fool (blog)
The explosive growth of smartphones and tablets has leaped online video viewership to the next level. You can thank innovation and science later. In the meantime, welcome to the exciting world of megatrend investing. A megatrend should be so easy to ...

TVN launches internet TV planning tool
MuMbrella
29 October 2012: Media and technology company TVN today announced the launch of a newInternet TV planning tool that delivers unrivalled audience targeting and transparency based on what will be the largest audience data pool Internet TV in Asia ...

US renews fair use exemption for DVDs, online video
Realscreen
U.S. renews fair use exemption for DVDs, online video. 34 mins ago by Kevin Ritchie · Tweet. DVDs. The U.S. Copyright Office has renewed an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allows documentary filmmakers to rip footage from ...

Realscreen

Internet TV Reviews - Sky Go
World Internet TV on PC (blog)
When the biggest UK satellite company BSkyB (who trade as Sky TV) launched an online service that could run on any browser and most mobile devices, subscribers got excited. The promise of being able to watch premium satellite programming on two ...

World Internet TV on PC (blog)

Wit, wisdom and breaking news from the New York Television Festival
GigaOM
Most popular in video. Does online video need to be local? This startup thinks so. 10/24/2012 · Telef√≥nica Digital buys WebRTC and video chat expert Tokbox 10/25/2012. Search for: Related. DS2DIO: Jon M. Chu builds YouTube a home for dance video ...

Streaming, online video revenue rises
NWAOnline (subscription)
Fast-growing Internet services such as Netflix Inc., online movie purchases and DVD rentals from Redbox kiosks lifted U.S. home-video spending in the third quarter, countering the continued drop in DVD sales.

IAQ Index Releases Online Video about Home Test Kits
WebWire (press release)
Earlier this month, the nation's leading provider of health-based consumer test kits for analyzing the indoor air quality of homes, schools and places of business released an online video explaining how the kits work. IAQ Index produced the video to ...

September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading ...
By Sean Patterson
September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading. ComScore, a leading online media metrics company, today released its online video rankings for September 2012. Unsurprisingly, Google leads the internet in both unique ...
Top News - WebProNews

YouTube Is Testing Out A New Design For Video Pages That Gives You More ...
TechCrunch
With more videos coming to YouTube every minute we're always experimenting with ways to help people more easily find, watch and share the videos that matter most to them. As always, we'll consider rolling changes out more broadly based on feedback on ...

TechCrunch

Study: Both Genders Big Tablet Users, Mobile Expands Connected TV
MediaPost Communications
On the heels of Apple releasing the iPad mini (and iPad 4) and Microsoft rolling out its Surface tablets, mobile advertising and analytics firm Flurry has released new data looking at how tablets compare to smartphones when it comes to app use. The ...

Roku cross-platform search supports Netflix, Amazon Instant, HBO ...
CNET
The feature upgrade will allow owners of Roku boxes to search for TV and movies available onNetflix, Amazon Instant, Vudu, Crackle, and HBO Go via one simple interface. The Roku Search channel will be rolling out to supported players (Roku LT, Roku HD ...

Livestream Launches Free Android App Enabling Anyone to Broadcast Live ...
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Today Livestream (livestream.com) has released live video broadcasting capabilities to its Livestream for Producers Android App to help reach its goal of providing everyone with the tools needed to democratize ...

Moshe Kasher & Todd Glass Release Specials On Netflix Instant
Huffington Post (satire)
If you're a fan of quality stand-up comedy and are holed up in your apartment with a Netflix Instant account today, you're in luck. Comedians Moshe Kasher and Todd Glass have released new specials exclusively through the streaming service. Kasher, a ...

HBO Gives Netflix a Headstart in Battle Over Scandinavian Market
DTVUSAForum News
Although they are competitors in the Nordic market, HBO relies largely on its own original programming, while Netflix has built a library from licensed content. Netflix is just planning to get into original programing now, but does not yet have the ...

DTVUSAForum News

Watch the Weather from the Comfort of Your Bed with Livestream's #SandyCam
Betabeat
The wind is already whipping and New Yorkers, having bought up all the bottled water and discount Halloween candy they could find, are ready to hole up in their apartment for the next two days. It's not like you can hop on the ACE and go check out the ...

Roku update adds cross-provider search over Netflix, Amazon, Hulu ...
By Richard Lawler
We've seen web portals that let you search for TV and movies on the internet across different services, but a new update for Roku is bringing that.
Engadget

Roku Adds Universal Search For Netflix, Amazon, Hulu Plus ...
By Ryan Lawler
The new Roku Search channel will search Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Crackle, VUDU, and HBO GO. In addition to searching for a movie or TV show t..
TechCrunch

Sons Of Anarchy Season 4 Hits Netflix Instant | WebProNews
By Chris Crum
Sons Of Anarchy Season 4 has finally made its way to Netflix Instant for your streaming pleasure (in the U.S.). This might have been more useful a couple months ago, as Season 5 premiered on September 11th, but better late than never.
Top News - WebProNews

A Ton of Great Things on Netflix for Hurricane Shut-Ins | The Awl
By Choire Sicha
Here's a good one from Shani: "'Pasta,' the second-best Korean-language drama on Netflix (after 'Boys Over Flowers,' which is like 'Gossip Girl' on meth). About a girl who works at an Italian restaurant in S. Korea and falls in love with her ...
The Awl

Netflix Stock Gets a Boost from Microsoft Acquisition Rumors

Netflix Stock Gets a Boost from Microsoft Acquisition Rumors
Hot Hardware
Netflix investors are apparently keen on the idea of a Microsoft takeover. How so? Following online chatter that Microsoft may be making a move to acquire the video streaming and DVD-by-mail rental service, shares of Netflix jumped by more than 13 percent.

Hot Hardware

Netflix refunds charges, but still loses a customer
Asbury Park Press
Consider Lacey resident Lance James' experience with Netflix. “Lost my mind,” James wrote in an email. Seeking an alternative to Comcast on Demand, James signed up for Netflix in March. The service, which streams movies and other programs to your ...

Netflix: 1 Number to Watch
DailyFinance
In today's edition of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer and Tony Arsta look at the one number investors need to watch at Netflix today. Joe thinks that bulls and bears will read this quarter differently, with each group having a ...

Hulu Debuts U.K. Comedy Drama FRESH MEAT Today, 10/28
Broadway World
Hulu and Hulu Plus will debut the acclaimed U.K. coming-of-age comedy drama FRESH MEAT. The exclusive U.S. debut will air today, October 28, 2012. From the comedic minds of writers Jesse Armstrong ("Veep," "The Thick of It") and Sam Bain ("Peep ...

What I Watched, What You Watched #165
RopeofSilicon.com
A fun week of movie watching for me as I first watched John Cassavetes' The Killing of a Chinese Bookie on Hulu Plus, which I have twice added to the poll for the next Movie Club selection, but both times it came up short so I just decided to watch it ...

RopeofSilicon.com

Boxee TV: "No Limits DVR"
allvoices
Competitors, such as the Apple TV and Roku, have stole the show from the fledgling start up, though Boxee now hopes to change that. The Boxee TV ... Applications choices include Netflix, Pandora,Vudu, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Vimeo and others. Though ...

Samsung Smart TV apps now include Amazon Instant Video
Product Reviews
Growing list of video streaming apps on Samsung Smart TV – the Amazon Instant Video app wouldn't be the first option for users, and you might be using Netflix, HuluPlus, Vudu, or Blockbuster already. Samsung claims the difference with Amazon Instant ...

Product Reviews

Cybertainment: Clicker makes it easier to find online viewing
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Clicker makes it easy to find something to watch online, including TV episodes, Web-only series and movies. After locating the item to watch, it delivers a list of places either to stream it or buy it, including Xfinity, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Hulu Plus ...

Channel Store | Roku Streaming Player
Watch Hulu Plus on the biggest screen in the house. ... VUDU delivers a cinema- like experience at home with the hottest new releases and the largest HD library. ... The best Netflix instant streaming experience just got even better, with support ...
www.roku.com/channels#!now-playing

Treat digital media on par with traditional media: India
Hindu Business Line
With the growing importance of new information technology and social media tools like Twitter and FaceBook, India has asked the United Nations to treat digital media at par with traditional media. “It is important not to treat the digital media, which ...

Library News and Notes: Debut of digital media lab
Nevada Appeal
Accessible to adults and teens 14 and older, the center contains 26 adult-use computers, six teen-use, touch-screen PCs and two Apples, six high-end computers loaded with Auto Desk/ AutoCad, and Adobe Master Collection, and a digital media “craft zone ...

Foxconn adds smart TV plant in Chongqing
Morning Whistle
The Chongqing municipal government and Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn (2038.HK; 2354.TW) have agreed on a Chongqing-based project coveringsmart TV module assembly and finished-goods R&D and manufacturing. Foxconn will invest ...

Morning Whistle

Smart TV needs more brains - Business - The Boston Globe
For straight-up TV viewing, this big, brilliant set from LG is as good as it gets. It's supposed to be a “smart TV,” beefed up with a dual-core processor, a Wi-Fi ...
www.bostonglobe.com/business/2012/10/24/.../story.html

Advertising on Youtube | Networks
By ht293@cornell.edu
Google Adsense is tied to Youtube. When Youtube members have a certain large number of views across all their videos, Google will then allow the users to place ads into their videos through their Google Adsense account, and whenever ...
Networks

Google's grand vision encompasses local Boom
The Australian Financial Review
That's what YouTube wants from us.” Boom Video currently has 140 channels in its local network with combined Australian subscriber numbers upwards of 1 million. They include ChampChong, avideo gaming channel with 239,000 subscribers and 91 ...

MAPS: Track Hurricane Sandy's path; see YouTube videos on where Sandy has ...
New Haven Register
MAPS: Track Hurricane Sandy's path; see YouTube videos on where Sandy has been, is going. Published: Sunday, October 28, 2012. This tracking map shows Hurricane Sandy's path and updates when new data is available from the National Hurricane ...

Online Video Marketing: How Long Is Too Long? | Marketing Action ...
Over at the Online Video Marketing Deep Dive blog, direct marketing veteran Gary Hennerberg and video marketing strategist Perry Alexander hold forth on all ...
blog.act-on.com/.../online-video-marketing-how-long-is-too-l...

Why Apple Could Still Own the Living Room of the Future
Cult of Mac
Smart TV systems, which will incorporate movies-on-demand, gaming, web surfing, videoconferencing, home automation and more (even TV shows!) are likely to become the next big opportunity for content-driven platform companies. But is time running out ...

Digital Asia Festival announces shortlist
The Star Online
25 October 2012 – The 2012 Digital Asia Festival, incorporating the Digital Media Awards, has announced the shortlist ahead of this year's Festival, set to take place in Beijing in just under two weeks' time. Over 600 entries were received into the ...

58 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: While this week marked the beginning of baseball's World Series, there was another world series of sorts going on -- in the tech world.
news.yahoo.com/58-digital-media-resources-may-missed-145...

Keep your audience engaged with InVideo Programming

YouTube Creator Blog: Keep your audience engaged with InVideo ...
By YouTube Creator Blog
chapsks October 25, 2012 8:10 PM. Thanks, this is NICE feature, and if you can also allow one external URL than it could be the best combo, like I want to show case my blog on my YouTube channel using In-video Programming! ReplyDelete ...
YouTube Creator Blog

YouTube Adds Tools To Help Promote Your Videos - hypebot
By Bruce Houghton
YouTube just launched a set of three features dubbed InVideo Programming that allows creators to feature a video across their video library. Creators can also promote their channel branding across allvideos. Branding can be changed with a ...
hypebot

New local internet TV station to showcase Lincolnshire filmmakers
This is Lincolnshire
ESP TV is a Lincolnshire-based internet television station that will run programmes featuring and created by local people. Upcoming shows include a documentary of a local historian travelling across the county on his tricycle and plans are in place for ...

This is Lincolnshire

Third Annual Streamy Awards Set To Honor Excellence In Online Video
NewMediaRockstars
Holding the online video award show at the Hollywood landmark is on every level a symbolic act. The venue held The Grammy Awards for three years in the 70's and was instrumental in shaping the ceremony's breakaway success. Dick Clark Productions is ...

NewMediaRockstars

Increase Your Video ROI With In-Video 'Calls-To-Action'
Business Insider
The concept of deploying video online is no longer only a business model leveraged by big business.Online video technology company Viewbix, along with economic growth in the sector, are helping many small operations to change their business model to ...

The far-crying game: Far Cry 3 focused on story
The Daily Telegraph
At a recent preview of the game attended by News.com.au, it was clear that Ubisoft Montreal have taken the task of creating Far Cry 3's story very seriously indeed. The game thrusts you into the shoes of a kidnapped American tourist named Jason Brody ...

China Telecom obtains online Video, IPTV licenses
Morning Whistle
China Telecom obtains online Video, IPTV licenses. China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) formally approved China Telecom's (NYSE: CHA;0728.HK) license applications for internet audiovisual services, IPTV transmissions ...

Morning Whistle

Joe wants to talk Israel with you – everywhere
Jerusalem Post
Online video project seeks to respond to delegitimization of Israel by engaging college-aged students. Joe's Israel video Photo: YouTube Screenshot. “My name is Joe, and I'm tired of people bashing Israel on campus,” the YouTube video begins, as a ...

Affiliate Marketing with Online Video – By Jake Ludington
By Colleen
According to the latest comScore Video Metrix report, U.S. Internet users watched 37.7 billion videos in August 2012. This affinity for video is an amazing opportunity to generate sales and leads from affiliate programs. As an affiliate, I see less.
Affiliate Magazine

Behind a viral Occupy video
Washington Post
Robert Stephens was a George Washington University law student whose family was living on the front lines of the housing crisis. When he heard about the first Occupy Wall Street protest he decided to head to New York and check it out. One viral video ...

YouTube Launches InVideo Programming To Boost Video And Channel Promotion
TechCrunch
YouTube added a new way for users to promote their videos and channels today, with the launch of a new feature called InVideo Promotion. The feature was detailed on the YouTube Creator blog, where YouTube Product Manager Michael Rucker provided ...

Gangnam Style Is Now the Third Most Popular YouTube Video Ever. Here Are ...
The Atlantic
The Korean rapper who is responsible for inciting a global dance craze that is 2012's Macarena has entered elite territory. His 'Gangnam Style' video is now the third most-watched YouTube video of all time. Since it launched in July, the video has ...

Why We're Steering Clear Of Netflix
Seeking Alpha
However, increasing competition from HBO GO, Amazon Prime (AMZN), but mainly Hulu, are preventing subscriber growth acceleration. Netflix continues to boast an excellent TV lineup, but viewers seem more fixated on watching recent content via ...

Netflix, Crying Dads and Presidential Debates: Comments of the Week: Oct. 20 ...
TIME
First of all, thanks everyone for making the jump to LiveFyre for our new commenting system. If you're confused about how it works, check out an explanation here. But it seems like you've all got it down by now. We're glad to see new commenters getting ...

TIME

Advantages of Roku
Yahoo! News (blog)
Some people are still watching cable and satellite television, while others have moved over to Netflix,Hulu, and other web-based options. Roku, a digital media streaming device, is the latest craze among TV and music aficionados, and it can offer a ...

Amazon Putting A Hand In Every Cookie Jar, Going After Apple And The iPad Mini
Forbes
Bezos is going after anyone, anywhere. His Amazon Prime video streaming service is a direct competitor to Netflix (in the release, the company announced it reached a licensing agreement with EPIX giving their users access to movies like The Avengers ...

LG Eschews Google TV in Favor of WebOS for New Smart TVs
TechnologyTell
According to WebOS Nation, LG was choosing between WebOS and Google TV, a platform that launched in 2010, but never truly gained its footing. LG reportedly chose WebOS because of concerns over Google's desire to exercise some control over the look ...

TechnologyTell

Netflix available now on Windows 8 and the Windows Store (video)
Siliconrepublic.com
The Netflix Windows 8 app will be available for free from the Windows Store, but also comes pre-loaded on a range of devices. The app provides the same access to its content and features users expect, with the benefits of the new Windows 8 platform ...

Siliconrepublic.com

Hulu Viewers on the Decline
About - News & Issues
However, although Hulu Plus is doing fine, it appears that that the free Hulu service has been experiencing a decline in viewed hours, including a 58% drop from March to August 2012. Industry analysts seem be at a loss as to why, but frankly, since ...

Digital Media Dreams, Elusive Profits
Businessweek
On the morning of Oct. 18, shortly after publishing a Newsweek cover story entitled, “Heaven Is Real,” editor-in-chief Tina Brown informed her staff that the magazine itself would soon be joining the afterlife. In a challenging environment for print ...

Digital media summit to be held at ISB, Hyderabad
Times of India
HYDERABAD: The Indian School of Business (ISB) is hosting the ISB Digital Summit at its Hyderabad campus on November 9 and 10, 2012. Speakers at the summit include leading faculty from top global B-schools and experts from Indian technology industry ...

LG TM2792 compact Smart TV goes on sale
SlashGear
LG may have a massive 84-inch smart TV for those with big rooms and deep pockets, but the company's TM2792 hopes to bring 3D and internet-connectivity to those with more humble aspirations. Measuring in at 27-inches, the “mini smart TV” announced ...

SlashGear

Is a Web OS Smart TV is in the works by LG?
Mobile Magazine
So what ever happened to WebOS? HP's WebOS certainly never managed to do all that well in the marketplace but it was still not a half-bad OS in reality. Luckily it has continued to live on as an open source project. Any chance we'll see it in any more ...

Mobile Magazine

A Week of Market Fluctuations for Pandora
New York Times (blog)
On Thursday, for example, it announced that it had joined a new coalition of technology and broadcasting companies to lobby for changes, along with Clear Channel Communications, theDigital Media Association and the Consumer Electronics Association.

Clover's Week: Connected TV's 5-year itch
Broadband TV News
For how long should you support a connected TV? The uncharitable would point to some brands and suggest it seems to be about six months as new features are brought in only on the latest models and owners of older sets are left to fend for themselves.

LG may keep webOS alive with new Smart TV next year
BGR
According to webOSNation, LG (06657011) is reportedly building a Smart TV with Gram (an open source webOS port) that will replace the company's NetCast Smart TVplatform. WebOSNation says the challenge will be porting apps such as Netflix (NFLX),...

BGR

Bang & Olufsen introduces BeoVision 11 Smart TV
Coolest Gadgets
Bang & Olufsen introduces BeoVision 11 Smart TV. by Edwin - on October 26th, 2012. Danish audio visual maestros Bang & Olufsen has come up with their very first foray into the Smart TV arena – with the introduction of the BeoVision 11. Arriving in US ...

Coolest Gadgets

LG looks towards webOS Smart TV | Ubergizmo
Smart TVs are starting to creep into our living rooms slowly but surely, thanks to a decent Internet connection that has made its way into just about every single ...
www.ubergizmo.com/2012/.../lg-looks-towards-webos-smart-t...

The woes of Netflix

The woes of Netflix
The Economist
NOT long ago Netflix was a stockmarket darling. The California-based firm transformed the video-rental market by renting out DVDs through the post, and by streaming films and television shows over the internet. On October 23rd, though, it announced an ...

Netflix Still Needs Some Fixing
Barron's
With that, this was one of those Netflix (ticker: NFLX) calls where the bulls got what they wanted—EPS which came in at the high end of guidance, additional traction in the U.K. market, additional traction in the Canadian market, and margin accretion ...

Netflix On Windows 8 Arrives Just In Time
WebProNews
Skype, Hulu Plus and Google will have Windows 8 apps available at launch, but is it ever enough?Netflix obviously doesn't think so as they will also be supporting Windows 8 day one. Like the previously ... see Netflix on your start screen, you can ...

Netflix Now Has Over 30 Million Streaming Members Globally
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world's leading Internet subscription service for enjoying TV shows and movies, now has more than 30 million streaming members globally, including over 25 million in ...

Zynga: Looking a Lot Like Netflix
CNBC.com
Others wondered if Netflix was repurchasing shares to offset the impact of dilution caused by the exercise of massive amounts of stock options. On his own, CEO Reed Hastings regularly cashed out around a $1.5 million in Netflix stock per pop, alongside ...

Netflix Shares Collapse: 7 Companies to Watch
Kapitall Blog (blog)
3. Pandora Media, Inc. (P, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Operates as an Internet radio company in the United States. Market cap at $1.57B, most recent closing price at $9.29. Pandora is not a direct competitor for Netflix, but its offers online ...

Fond memories of Knight Rider? Netflix will wreck them
Globe and Mail
This week's selection of Netflix highlights and lowlights features all manner of themes – TV shows, the 1980s, double-bills, you name it. On the topic of TV shows, it is worth mentioning that Netflix now carries both Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead ...

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Netflix Hits 30 Million Members After Q3 Subscriber Growth ...
By Darrell Etherington
Netflix announced today that it now has more than 30 million members streaming content via its video service. That's a lot of uses who've opted for on-demand, digitally delivered content. Netflix had 20 million members in 2010, so it's added ...
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Glocal Wants to Be the Hulu of Local News Videos
By Seth Fiegerman
Cavalieri says he was inspired in part by video services like Hulu, which provide an “aggregation platform” for TV shows, and Vimeo, which does the same for independent videos. “There wasn't really an aggregation platform for news videos in ...
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Living Room Art with Samsung Smart TV and s[edition]
Sacramento Bee
Including unique and exciting works of art from artists including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Shepard Fairey, the s[edition] App provides Samsung Smart TV owners with the chance to buy, collect and display limited edition art for the home. Prices for ...

DailyCandy Launches Mobile App
Women's Wear Daily
DailyCandy, the multiplatform women's digital media company, today unveiled DailyCandy Scout, a free mobile app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that enables consumers to become roving real-time DailyCandy contributors. Scouts will be able to spot ...

Women's Wear Daily

LG Open webOS smart TV planned for CES 2013 as Google TV sidelined
SlashGear
LG is tipped to be developing a webOS-based smart TV, using the open source platform in favor of Google TV, after concerns about the Android-base OS' momentum. The deal has seen LG dispatch engineers and prototype hardware to HP's Sunnyvale Gram ...

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Google's digital media chief Gingras honored with 2012 Manship Prize
Amite Tangy Digest
BATON ROUGE – Richard Gingras, head of news and social products at Google, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Manship Prize, presented by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication. He received the award at the school's annual 1913 ...

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 is company's first Smart TV
Ubergizmo
It is rather hard to believe that a company like Bang & Olufsen has yet to roll out aSmart TV that they can call their own, and we are proud to announce that such a day has finally arrived. The BeoVision 11 is Bang & Olufsen's first foray into the ...

Ubergizmo

Trends in the Smart TV industry
Digitimes
Smart TV services use networks and "smart technology" to deliver a new viewing experience, as well as non-video services for the digital home. Definitions of "smart technology" have changed from simply referring to the ability to connect to the ...
 
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LG Working on an Open WebOS-Powered Smart TV
Gizmodo
LG Working on an Open WebOS-Powered Smart TV Google TV was a wonderful idea, but there's no denying that it's flopped. LG has a new idea, though, and is reportedly developing a line of TVs powered by the newly open-source webOS platform.

Hungama Digital Media partners with Adsmobi to sell mobile ad inventory
Best Media Info
Hungama Digital Media Entertainment has announced a partnership with global mobile media buying platform Adsmobi Inc. for mobile advertising to monetise India inventory. Adsmobi focuses on placing successful mobile campaigns for mobile advertisers.
 
Best Media Info

LG Working On webOS Based Smart TV | Geeky Gadgets
By Roland Hutchinson
It looks like LG are working on a new smart TV, although it would appear that LG are looking for an alternative to Google's TV software, and may be building a smart TV on HP's open webOS platform. Open webOS Professional Edition is a ...
Geeky Gadgets

PopCap signs connected TV deal | Games industry news | MCV
PopCap signs connected TV deal. Cross-platform games solution provider Antix Labs has been in operation for more than five years, but in some respects its 'share and play' gaming tech was ahead of its time. However, the UK firm has been ...
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LG could launch a smart TV powered by Open webOS - Liliputing
By Brad Linder
Email. Now that HP has released an open source version of the webOS operating system, it's available for pretty much anyone to mold to fit their needs. So far that's mostly meant that we've seen independent developers port the operating ...
Liliputing

Samsung launches ES9000 75-inch Smart TV in India | Technoholik ...
By Swapnil Kale
Samsung has recently launched the ES9000 75-inch Smart TV in the Indian market - this massive home entertainment display is priced at Rs. 7,50,000. This enormous 75-inch screen is based on Samsung's proprietary Smart TV platform, ...
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Reminder: Register Early For Dec. 5th VideoSchmooze and Win an ...
5th VideoSchmooze Online Video Leadership Forum in NYC will be entered to win an $850 Samsung 40 inch LED Smart TV, generously provided by NeuLion. The only qualifier is you must actually be in attendance when we do the drawing.
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Apple's Ecosystem is MORE than Digital Media ... Customer loyalty goes up as consumers invest in accessories, as well as digital media for the iEcosystem.
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Nathan Newman: Will Google Fiber Convulse Local Telecom Markets?: "Google as Content Creator: Which puts in perspective another big announcement by Google this past week that it was adding 50 new original online television channels to its YouTube service on top of the 100 it introduced last year, an attempt by the company to produce long-form online video content to compete head-to-head with cable. If the company can shift viewers from traditional television watching to its own online channels, where the company controls all advertising, or to competing online video sites where the company is a major player through its online advertising arm, that would be a game changer in the television industry. In fact, a Nielsen study found in a 50-country survey that more people are now watching online video that preprogrammed television shows."

Smart TV needs more brains
Boston.com
So I'm reasonably happy with the 55-inch TV by LG Electronics that I've been testing recently. Perhaps I'd feel differently if I had to pay for the set, which carries a $3,600 base price, though you can find it elsewhere for a still steep $2,800. Still ...

In Depth: Streaming media in Windows 8: what you need to know
DABCC.com
Apple has AirPlay and Apple TV, which is fine if you're tied to the Apple ecosystem. Microsoft has Xbox 360, the best-selling console on the market month after month and Windows 8 ought to be able to build on that to make streaming music and video ...

Streaming Servers 2012: New Features, New Opportunities
StreamingMedia.com
During last week's Video Infrastructure Summit, held in conjunction with Streaming Media Europe, I had yet another opportunity to host an annual panel looking at the state of applications, including streaming servers and platforms. Representatives from ...

Changhong unveils new Smart TV in Indonesia
China Daily
JAKARTA - Changhong, one of China's leading electronics manufacturers, launched on Wednesday its newest Smart TV here, as it looks to boost its market share of the products in Indonesia. According to Changhong Indonesia, a series of the Smart TV ...

Samsung launches its ES9000 75-inch Smart TV in India, priced Rs. 7.5 lakhs
Gigjets (blog)
Samsung has recently launched the ES9000 75-inch Smart TV in the Indian market and this massive home entertainment device is priced at Rs. 750,000. This enormous 75-inch screen is based on Samsung's proprietary Smart TV platform, around the screen ...

Gigjets (blog)

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government
NY Convergence
Recently, NYC Digital hosted its second annual Engage NYC: Digital Media in Government summit. The event took place at Google's headquarters in New York. Presentations covered topics like digital communications and the state of the digital city in ...

LG reportedly working on Open webOS-powered smart TV
The Verge
Google TV hasn't set the world alight despite LG's best efforts, and now it seems the Korean manufacturer may be pursuing other options. According to webOS Nation, Gram (the reborn incarnation of Palm) and LG are working together on a new smart TV ...

CMG Holdings Group, Inc. Provides Corporate Update
Sacramento Bee
MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- CMG Holdings Group, Inc. (CMGO) (OTCQB: CMGO)www.cmgholdingsinc.com, a full service marketing communications holding company operating across the sectors of digital media, alternative advertising, social ...

Samsung goes large with 75-inch smart TV
Daily News & Analysis
Samsung on Wednesday launched a 75-inch LED smart TV – the largest television available in India so far – as it looks to strengthen itself in a segment where it is currently the only player. The E-seriessmart TV also marks the debut of the Korean ...

Apple Unveils iPad Mini, Surprises with Fourth ... - Digital Media Wire
By Ned Sherman
San Jose, Calif. — Following months of speculation, Cupertino-based Apple on Tuesday unveiled a miniature version of its popular iPad tablet computer, to be known as the “iPad Mini,” as well as the surprise announcement of a ...
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Journalism programs, student newspapers shift focus to digital media
Journalism programs, student newspapers shift focus to digital media · By Jordan Friedman. By Creatas. As journalism transitions into the digital age, Newsweek, a magazine dating back 80 years, announced this week that it will end its print ...
USA TODAY College

Who's Winning the YouTube War, Obama or Romney? | TechPresident
In the last month, from September 23 to October 23, Barack Obama's campaign has posted 256videos to its YouTube channel, garnering 22.4 million views, according to the video tracking service OneLoad.com (formerly part of TubeMogul).
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Streaming media in Windows 8: what you need to know | News ...
Streaming media in Windows 8: what you need to know - SmartGlass, Play To ... 7 or 8 PC, Windows Store apps that use the Windows 8 Digital Media Receiver ...
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Digital Rapids Named to 2012 Streaming Media 100 List of Online Video ...
Broadcast Newsroom
The Streaming Media 100 list recognizes companies that have had a significant impact on the online video ecosystem, as deemed by a panel of 11 industry experts and Streaming Media editors. From an initial list of over 200 companies under consideration, ...

DigiDev (DIDG) Poised to Capitalize on Online Video Growth
TheOTCInvestor.com
How much online video do you watch? If you're like most Americans, you've probably already watched at least one online video before reading this article. In fact, comScore estimates that approximately 85.2% of U.S. Internet users watch online video ...

Adobe Touts "Project Primetime," Solution for Building Monetizing Online Video ...
Beet.TV
Adobe Touts "Project Primetime," Solution for Building Monetizing Online Video Audiences from Beet.TV. Like this? Watch the latest episode of Beet.TV on Blip! http://blip.tv/beettv/watch. AMSTERDAM ? Earlier this year, Adobe launched Project Primetime, ...

Telefónica Digital buys WebRTC and video chat expert Tokbox
GigaOM
Where to watch the 2012 third presidential debate live online 10/21/2012 · Does online video need to be local? This startup thinks so. 10/24/2012 · DS2DIO: Jon M. Chu builds YouTube a home for dance video 10/21/2012 · Netflix to miss 2012 U.S ...

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Brightcove Exec: Facebook More Effective Than Twitter For Online Video ...
Beet.TV
TV that while it?s important "to be in the places that your audience is interested in finding you," Facebook is a much more effective platform than Twitter for online video publishers when it comes to driving views. This is especially true for brands ...

It's a Wrap! Online Video Brings Success for Ramsbottom Business
AboutMyArea
It's a Wrap! Online Video Brings Success for Ramsbottom Business. Author: Christine Smith, Published: 25th October 2012 17:41. Two Ramsbottom businesses, brought together by the Business Over Breakfast group, which meets fortnightly at The Lounge in ...

AboutMyArea

Research Finds B2B Marketers Increasing Investments in Online Video for ...
ReelSEO Online Video News
content marketing video usage 300x206 Research Finds B2B Marketers Increasing Investments in Online Video for Content Video, as a B2B marketing tool, ranked 6th in their usage graph behind case studies, blogs, newsletters, website articles and social ...
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