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The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly called the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man) and the British Overseas Territories of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, British Antarctic Territory and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the “pound”.
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New Google Universal Video Search Thumbnails Spotted = More Visibility

New Google Universal Video Search Thumbnails Spotted = More Visibility

So, this morning while in my hotel at SES Chicago, I received a tweet from a good friend, Tim Cross, that at least in the UK, Google has rolled out, or is testing, new Universal Search video thumbnails...  AND, it's good news in that they ...

Netflix Stock Drops 40% In One Day On Heels Of 800,000 Subscriber Loss

Netflix Stock Drops 40% In One Day On Heels Of 800,000 Subscriber Loss

Yesterday, Netflix let the world know that they'd lost almost a million subscribers. Today, the shareholders reacted to that news the way that shareholders tend to react to terrible earnings news: they sold the stock. Netflix stock dropped a whopping 37% by only 9:39am Eastern ...

Majority Of The World's 42 Million Internet Connected TV Homes Still In America

Majority Of The Worlds 42 Million Internet Connected TV Homes Still In America

So you are feverishly making apps, widgets, channels, and what-nots to get your message out around the globe via Internet connected TVs, well you might want to slow down there, Hoss. Recent research from Strategy Analytics shows there are 42 million homes around the world with ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Web TV Content Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Web TV Content Edition

This was one of the biggest weeks in history for technology-related news, as the world mourned the passing of Steve Jobs. There were also a huge number of stories with a direct impact on the Internet TV wars, as streaming services added new content and ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Internet TV Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Internet TV Edition

Another big week for major world news, as the UK riots took center stage for most of the week. It was a huge week for online video and online video news as well. Because we know many of you are even busier than us (if ...

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

When riots broke out in Vancouver after—of all things—a loss in a hockey game, the online video world exploded with eyewitness video shot on camcorders and mobile devices. And the same thing happened with the riots this week in the UK. In both cases, those ...

Social Video Marketing Exercises & Tips From A Personal Trainer

Social Video Marketing Exercises & Tips From A Personal Trainer

I interviewed Mandy Swift, a self-dubbed "online marketing personal trainer" about the benefits of developing a fitness plan for one's online marketing and social video activities that helps build business success, professional growth, and overall personal health and well-being.

UK To Extend Copyright Exemption To Parody & Personal Digital Use Copies

UK To Extend Copyright Exemption To Parody & Personal Digital Use Copies

Holy end-around Batman! The UK appears to be on the verge of giving the OK for people to ignore the MPAA and RIAA and allow consumers to begin ripping their CDs and DVDs for personal, digital use. The recommendations also include extending the copyright exemption ...

Nielsen Gives UK Cool Video Metrics Tools The US Has Had For Years

Nielsen Gives UK Cool Video Metrics Tools The US Has Had For Years

Almost four years ago, the US got the Video Census from Nielsen and NetRatings. Now, finally, the UK is getting it as well. I'm amazed it took so long because really, they spend a lot of time prone in front of video screens and I ...

Vevo Tests International Waters with UK Expansion

Vevo Tests International Waters with UK Expansion

Vevo is on the move as the record-label-owned music video service is expanding into the UK according to a blog post this week on their site (which is not available anywhere but in the US...and the UK now). While the UK had a glimpse into ...

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