Friday 9.6: News to Know

/ Sep 6, 2013

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FilmOn X Ordered To Stop Streaming TV Shows
FilmOn X, like its rival Aereo, allows people to stream over-the-air TV to iPhones and other devices.

WSJ http://on.wsj.com/1aoscEG

Variety http://bit.ly/1aTPyBs

MediaPost http://bit.ly/15B0DAg

GigaOm http://bit.ly/17VnNHo 

 

Opinions & Analysis

All You Can Read Or Watch: A Guide To Subscription Streaming Services For Kids

In recent months, unlimited entertainment services for kids have proliferated. We took a look at the options in two categories: Ebooks and video.

paidContent http://bit.ly/14q1XuT

Who Watches the Gamers? — A Look at PAX Prime Coverage from GameTrailers, Revision3, and Machinima

As a case study, let’s look at how each covered last weekend’s PAX Prime, one of the gaming industry’s biggest conferences.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/155cDxr

David Cronenberg Stars in a Very, Very Perplexing Digital Project

Ever wonder what what being in a David Cronenberg film feels like?

VideoInk http://bit.ly/164WbNG

Variety http://bit.ly/1aTPGkl

 

Deals & Signings

David Beebe Launches Digital Studio, Inks First Deal with FishBowl

About a month ago, Variety reported that FishBowl World Media president and CEO Bruce Gersh was set to exit the company.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/164W4l9

 

The Haps with Apps

GetGlue Now Tells You ‘What to Watch’ on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon

Social TV service GetGlue has released a new version of its iPhone app, which now includes a “What to Watch” feature that gives users access to the latest film and TV programming on various video streaming services.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1fEVdcc

Variety http://bit.ly/1acvzer

The Verge http://bit.ly/17K8SvS

TNW http://tnw.co/18zIbKx

Streaming Video News

Xbox Partners With Tel Aviv Video Discovery Startup Jinni To Power Video Recommendations

After a successful pilot project, Tel Aviv startup Jinni, a provider of natural language processing-based video content recommendations, has been chosen by Xbox to power its Xbox content catalog recommendations over the course of a multi-year licensing agreement.

TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/14q2SeJ

 

Media News

ABC Debuts Three Pilots First on Hulu — Does This Strategy Matter?

In a tactic that is becoming somewhat common among television networks, ABC is scheduled to stream three pilots for its upcoming fall comedies via WatchABC.com, the Watch ABC app, and Hulu.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1cP9a7Z

 

Digital Disruptions

Netflix Privacy Settlement Faces Challenge

Some Netflix users are asking a federal appellate court to vacate the company’s $9 million settlement of a class-action privacy lawsuit.

MediaPost http://bit.ly/17K3JUL

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