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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...

Boxee Live TV Adapter – Without DVR Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Boxee Live TV Adapter   Without DVR Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Continuing the trend of screen convergence, Boxee has released the USB Live TV dongle for its Boxee boxes along with version 1.5 today. For those that don't want a full-on premium TV subscription, but do want local channels, can now get that along with your …

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Danny Sullivan is a pretty smart dude. If you're not familiar with him, it probably means you haven't dabbled much in SEO. And when he wrote yesterday about paying Rupert Murdoch three times for the same piece of content, it really got me fired up. …

The Original Content Wars Have Begun, But They’re Bigger Than Hulu Vs. Netflix

The Original Content Wars Have Begun, But Theyre Bigger Than Hulu Vs. Netflix

For several years consumers have enjoyed streaming premium content services like Hulu, Amazon Prime, Netflix, and others. But as more and more television and film content moves online, the owners of the copyrights (typically studios or production companies) have started to see the potential in …

Hulu Original Programming To Include First Scripted Series, Documentaries

Hulu Original Programming To Include First Scripted Series, Documentaries

In a move that appears to be a response to Netflix and their foray into original programming, Hulu has announced three original series for this year.  One of them you already know.  Morgan Spurlock's A Day in the Life will return for a second season …

Mortal Kombat Legacy Is The Web Series Proof Of Concept

Mortal Kombat Legacy Is The Web Series Proof Of Concept

We've been sharing some video interviews from my recent trip to the Machinima LA offices, including a tour of the facility and a chat about the company's belief that YouTube is social. I also got a chance to talk with CEO Allen DeBevoise about the Mortal …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Guitar Gimmick Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Guitar Gimmick Edition

It was a pretty big week for online video fans, as CES 2012 kicked off and a wave of new video gadget announcements began. We also heard some big predictions from key companies at CES, like YouTube, who said that soon 90% of all web …

90% Of All Web Traffic Will Be Video – YouTube Dropping Bold Predictions

90% Of All Web Traffic Will Be Video   YouTube Dropping Bold Predictions

YouTube's Robert Kyncl, the head of global partnerships, took the stage today at CES 2012 and made some big, bold claims that ought to get any video marketer's engine running. Chief among them, that very soon 90% of all web traffic will be video. While …

Crowdsourced Video Wins Big With Poptent-Created Dell Ad During National Championship Game

Crowdsourced Video Wins Big With Poptent Created Dell Ad During National Championship Game

Poptent is a crowdsourced video service that connects companies in need of affordable video to filmmakers and directors. It's a bit like an auction of sorts, with brands posting creative briefs and videographers completing the job and competing to win the official gig. And earlier …

Cord Cutting Is Real? 20% Of Consumers Have Cut Cable Or Are Considering

Cord Cutting Is Real? 20% Of Consumers Have Cut Cable Or Are Considering

Cord cutting is dead some say. Others think it a passing fad and that there's no staying power. Yet in the annual State of the Media Democracy report, Deloitte reports that some 20% of consumers have or are thinking about it. With the upswell of …

TumTiki Celebrates New Showtime Series With Sweepstakes

TumTiki Celebrates New Showtime Series With Sweepstakes

TumTiki is an online video library with 700,000 free videos. They have a lot of television episodes, as well as a great number of locally-focused video content like sports and news. They also have some titles for rent, which they do through Amazon's system. And …

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