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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome (black-and-white) or colored, with or without accompanying sound. “Television” may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming, or television transmission.
The etymology of the word has a mixed Latin and Greek origin, meaning “far sight”: Greek tele (τῆλε), far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- to see, or to view i...

UC Davis Pepper Spray Video Explodes Online - YouTube Killed The Evening News

UC Davis Pepper Spray Video Explodes Online   YouTube Killed The Evening News

Sometime toward the end of the day on Friday, while many of us were firing off last minute emails and powering down our PCs for the weekend, something dramatic and shocking was going down at UC Davis. UC Davis students affiliated with the nationwide "Occupy" ...

Herman Cain Versus Online Video From Newspapers – Just The Stats, Man!

Herman Cain Versus Online Video From Newspapers – Just The Stats, Man!

Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain made news recently for his campaign cancelling an interview with newspaper this Thursday, saying it didn't want the interview to be video recorded and arguing that video is only typical for television. But do the latest stats show otherwise?

Netflix Snags New Arrested Development Episodes

Netflix Snags New Arrested Development Episodes

In the past decade I have seen some excellent comedy on television, but nothing quite as brilliant as Arrested Development.  I think all of us who loved that show when it ran three seasons, 2003 to 2006, wished we could do anything to save it.  ...

Online Video Marketing Tips For Brands & Websites From iVillage

Online Video Marketing Tips For Brands & Websites From iVillage

NBC-owned iVillage has steadily grown the frequency and amount of video across its site and is now generating more than 4 million video views each month, with plans to expand the video on its site in 2012. Kelly Wallace, the site's head of video and ...

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Remember when I was writing about Sony the other day, well really it was about Google TV and stuff, but I mentioned that Howard Stringer, the Sony CEO, was talking about big R&D in a new TV. Well, some speculation has launched into what that ...

YouTube Looking To Jump From 200,000 To 7 Million YouTube Advertisers

YouTube Looking To Jump From 200,000 To 7 Million YouTube Advertisers

YouTube has 200,000 advertisers per quarter, but with the new original channels beginning in January of next year, they're looking to attract 6 or 7 million YouTube advertisers as they launch around 100 total in 2012.  According to this Beet.TV interview with Lucas Watson, YouTube's ...

Gaming Consoles The Main Source For Online TV Viewing

Gaming Consoles The Main Source For Online TV Viewing

Man, gaming consoles have way more capabilities than when I was playing my Sega Genesis nonstop back in the day.  Machines like the Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation 3 have become increasingly powerful and able to do more than just play games, and online video ...

Online Testing Leads To TV Ad Success For Dotcoms

Online Testing Leads To TV Ad Success For Dotcoms

Here's a weird tangential story about how online testing of ads leads to success on TV. Ace Metrix just released a report stating that top 10 and bottom 10 television ads for Dotcoms. The main deciding factor? Is it a Google ad or not. No, ...

YouTube Signs Up Celebrity Talent For New YouTube Partner Channels

YouTube Signs Up Celebrity Talent For New YouTube Partner Channels

One of the worst kept secrets in all of the online video world is now public knowledge. After months of rumor and speculation that YouTube was running all over Hollywood signing up big name talent to form the basis for a push into original premium ...

HD? Bah! UHD (Ultra High Definition) to Offer 33 Million Pixels

HD? Bah! UHD (Ultra High Definition) to Offer 33 Million Pixels

You all think you are so special with your HDTV, cameras, projectors and whatever. That's nothing compared to ultra high-definition television which seeks to offer around 16 times more pixels than standard HDTV screens today.

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