Post Tagged with: "television"

NY Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Broadcasters’ Challenge
/ June 25, 2014 10:23 am
NY Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Broadcasters’ Challenge

The NY Times reports that the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that Aereo, a streaming video service, violated copyright laws by "capturing broadcast signals on miniature antennas and delivering them to subscribers for a fee." . Read More

The Changing Role of Social Media and TV
/ June 4, 2014 3:39 pm
The Changing Role of Social Media and TV

Both Social Media and TV have evolved significantly over the past 5 years. The most important change has been that both have been increasingly available on mobile. With an expected continued behavioural change among consumers, we explore how social media will continue to influence TV as we know it. Read More

Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury Form Programming Partnership
/ June 2, 2014 3:35 pm
Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury Form Programming Partnership

Gannett Broadcasting and Lionsgate-owned Debmar-Mercury have formed a partnership to develop, produce, test and distribute first-run broadcast series for a variety of dayparts. Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting, and Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, co-presidents of Debmar-Mercury, made the announcement today. Read More

Google to Launch Android TV
/ June 2, 2014 3:26 pm
Google to Launch Android TV

Gigaom reports that Google is going to introduce its new TV platform, Android TV, at Google I/O in June. Android TV won’t be another device, but somewhat a platform that producers of TVs and set-top boxes can utilize to distribute streaming services to the television. . Read More

AOL Acquires PrecisionDemand to Bolster Adap.tv
/ May 23, 2014 4:42 pm
AOL Acquires PrecisionDemand to Bolster Adap.tv

Looking to bolster its platform capabilities around TV and digital video, AOL has acquired New York-based PrecisionDemand, a developer of tools designed to target TV and measure its results more effectively. . Read More

Bang & Olufsen Introduces New $8,000 4K TV
/ May 9, 2014 5:21 pm
Bang & Olufsen Introduces New $8,000 4K TV

Mashable reports that Bang & Olufsen is introducing its new 4K TV, calling it the "one that moves." The BeoVision Avant literally follows you around the room, as its stand and mounts change position. Moreover, the TV has an audio system that is just as extravagant and high-tech as the set itself. . Read More

Extreme Reach Acquires Video Ad Firm BrandAds
/ May 6, 2014 2:30 pm
Extreme Reach Acquires Video Ad Firm BrandAds

Extreme Reach, the Needham-based provider of a video platform for integrated TV, online and mobile advertising, announced today that it has acquired BrandAds, a video ad intelligence company based in Emeryville, Calif. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. . Read More

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