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NBC Requiring Pay TV Subscriptions for Online Olympics Coverage, Erodes Olympic Values

NBC Requiring Pay TV Subscriptions for Online Olympics Coverage, Erodes Olympic Values

The Olympics are the latest victim of big money, well OK, maybe not the latest. There's been big money wrapped up in Olympic Games and their coverage for years. But this year, NBC has decided that, if you want to watch online, you need to ...

Brightcove Dual-Screen Offering Foreshadows the Multi-Screen Future of Online Video?

Brightcove Dual Screen Offering Foreshadows the Multi Screen Future of Online Video?

Two announcements from Brightcove today got me a thinking about the future. The first hooks TV up to a second screen for simultaneous, additional content display and the second allows you to publish content to that second screen. The bigger picture, no pun intended, is ...

TV Still Dominant Video Consumption Platform, For Now

TV Still Dominant Video Consumption Platform, For Now

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) just released a new report looking at the devices on which consumers consume video content. Not a big surprise that TV is still the number one platform. What may be surprising are the platforms that aren't really contributing all that ...

SHAZAM! Interactive Super Bowl Ads Drive Engagement

SHAZAM! Interactive Super Bowl Ads Drive Engagement

In my recent Hulu AdZone article I talked about how ads online needed to step back from the "here's the brand - now here's the call to action" format and make their ads more entertaining, like companies do during the Super Bowl. For a long ...

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee had already announced that they were going to to stop supporting the computer application, available for PC, Mac and Linux, they had made. But they never mentioned they were going to completely remove it from their site, yet, that is exactly what they've now ...

Boxee Hooks Up With Facebook To Make Live TV Social

Boxee Hooks Up With Facebook To Make Live TV Social

Boxee will give you the ability to share what you're watching straight to Facebook with a new expansion of the integration of the service into its software. Those of you with the Live TV dongle attached to your Boxee Boxes will be able to share ...

Social TV Comes To Sony Bravia Connected TVs

Social TV Comes To Sony Bravia Connected TVs

A recent firmware update for the 2011 Sony Bravia TVs brings with it the ability to do some social networking right on your TV without ever leaving the program, something I have stated I would like and I'm sure some others would as well.

Future Of Television: Internet TV To Explode In 2012

Future Of Television: Internet TV To Explode In 2012

Mark Suster is a technology entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He's started and sold two companies, worked at Accenture, founded Launchpad LA and is a part at GRP Partners, the SoCal venture capital firm. So he has his finger on the pulse and recently spoke at ...

Viewers Watch Video On Tablets 30% Longer Than On Desktop

Viewers Watch Video On Tablets 30% Longer Than On Desktop

Ooyala just dropped some new research via their Global Video Index which used data from July 1st through September 30th and used an anonymous cross-section of Ooyala customers and partner databases which is stated as being, "an array of broadcasters, studios, cable operators, print publications, ...

The Social TV Movement: When TV Went Social And Screens Converged

The Social TV Movement: When TV Went Social And Screens Converged

I've been reading a lot of interesting things in the social TV space these past few days and so I thought I would compile them and share with everyone on how screens are converging and TV is becoming more of a social activity. New services ...

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