Thursday 11.21: News to Know

/ Nov 21, 2013


Hulu Orders Second Season of Documentary Series ‘Behind the Mask

Hulu has renewed its original sports documentary series, “Behind the Mask,” for a 10-episode second season.





Time Warner Cable Says It’s Open to Netflix Integration

Maybe the prospect of Netflix showing up on your cable box isn’t as much of a stretch as some people (including yours truly) would tell you.



Now your HBO GO content can go farther: Chromecast support arrives

Last week’s rumors of Chromecast support for the HBO GO app are this week’s reality: The app for both iOS and Android now supports wireless streaming of HBO Go content from a mobile device to Google’s $35 Chromecast dongle.



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YouTube News

YouTube and Xbox Still Working Together Just Fine. YouTube and Windows Phone Still Not Working Together at All.

An update from the weird world of Microsoft-Google relations: Microsoft and Google relations remain weird. The specifics: Google’s YouTube and Microsoft’s gaming group have created a new YouTube app for Xbox One, Microsoft’s new console.





YouTube Adds Group Segmentation To Analytics For More In-depth Analysis

If you are into your data then YouTube just made it a whole lot easier to analyse different sets of videos.



Media News

IAB Unveils Final Specs for Digital Video Rising Stars Ad Units

Video is the future of digital marketing — talk to anyone in the digital advertising business and they’ll probably say something along those lines. But figuring out how to bring video — for a long time a pretty static “ad unit” — to the web, and making it compatible with the way consumers interact with digital content, has been a challenge.



EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Videos Show Snapchat CEO Saying Ousted Co-Founder ‘May Deserve Something’ For Role At Company

Videos of depositions from the Snapchat lawsuit, obtained by Business Insider and included below, suggest that even the defendants in the Snapchat case believe their former frat brother may deserve “something” for his role in starting the company — an assertion that the company has vehemently denied.

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Insight: For Intel, Hollywood dreams prove a leap too far

Earlier this year, Intel Corp rented temporary retail space in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago for a splashy launch of Intel TV, a new Internet entertainment service that the chipmaker promised could revolutionize the television industry.



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