Tuesday 10.29: News to Know
Netflix to Add ‘Dexter’ in Deal With CBS Corp.
Netflix continues to sweep up high-profile television shows for its online subscription service, completing a deal Monday for “Dexter,” which has been the biggest hit series so far for the Showtime network.
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Netflix Wants You To Be Able To Watch Movies At Home The Day They Hit Theaters
Netflix made a splash this year by creating its own TV shows and delivering them over the Web.
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Brands Shift Ad Dollars to Online Video
The growth of online video advertising over the past few years has been tremendous. Users are increasingly going online to access content previously only available to them through cable or broadcast television, leading advertisers to chase those eyeballs on the web.
I can haz kittens? Uber and Cheezburger will deliver you 15 minutes of cat playtime for $20
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Turner Dials Up Ad Load For NBA Digital Plan is to deliver live ads to games on NBA League pass, TNT app
As the NBA season tips off tonight, Turner is dialing up its online video ad offerings by letting brands deliver TV commercials into live games as they are streamed on the Web.
Magisto, the video app that lets you automatically edit your videos and photos, has raised $13 million Series C round of funding.
ConnecTV Reboots Social TV App, Stealing Page from Twitter’s Vine
Broadcaster-backed startup pivots strategy, launching app that lets users share 6-second clips from 400 TV channels
Aereo To Launch In Denver On November 4
Long Island City, New York (October 29, 2013) – Aereo, Inc., today announced plans to launch its groundbreaking online television technology in the Denver metropolitan region on November 4.
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In yet another twist in the Aereo online streaming saga, Time Warner Cable, DirecTV, and Charter Communications may be in talks to create a similar service.
Appeals Court Rejects Hearst’s Request To Fast-Track Aereo Case
An another defeat for TV broadcasters, an appellate court in Boston has rejected Hearst’s request to expedite its attempt to shut down Aereo.
Plex launches Cloud Sync to store videos on Dropbox, Google Drive and elsewhere
Media center app maker Plex launched a feature Monday that allows users to store their videos in the cloud and then play them back on any device with a Plex app on it, including Android and iOS mobile devices.
SAUDI CREATOR’S ‘NO WOMAN, NO DRIVE’ YOUTUBE VIDEO GOES VIRAL WITH OVER 4MM VIEWS
There’s a viral video out by a Saudi YouTuber that’s blowing up with over 4 million views and counting in only two days — and no, it doesn’t involve a beheading, which is strange and terrible timing considering Halloween is just about here (really, Saudi Arabia?).
CLASSIC ‘STAR WARS’ BLOOPER REEL LEAKED ONTO YOUTUBE — WATCH WHILE YOU CAN [VIDEO]
The Mouse House’s purchase of the “Star Wars” franchise just keeps on giving: one of their editors, scraping the bottom of the barrel for old archival footage, has now posted a blooper reel on YouTube.
ZEFR Releases E-Book to Help Brands Understand YouTube ‘Super Fans’
Machinima Execs Philip and Aaron DeBevoise to Leave MCN
Machinima executives Philip DeBevoise and Aaron DeBevoise will leave the multi-channel network by the end of 2013 to pursue other business opportunities.
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