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Verizon’s outrageous 2TB, 12-tuner media server might talk to your Xbox, iPad

Verizon’s outrageous 2TB, 12-tuner media server might talk to your Xbox, iPad | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Verizon unveils its new media server, the VMS1100, which promises up to 2TB of storage and the ability to record a whopping 12 programs at once.
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Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts

Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
The two companies dominate digital advertising in a way even TV's oligopolists would envy
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Netflix, Hulu, and the future of American television

Netflix, Hulu, and the future of American television | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
The latest NPD numbers show Hulu growing at a surprisingly robust pace. Its share of U.S. shows streamed in Q1 2013 jumped to 10% from 7% in the same period one year earlier. Netflix still stands i...
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Twitter Makes You Watch TV More Than You Realize

Twitter Makes You Watch TV More Than You Realize | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Twitter and TV are an even better match than we thought — which is saying something — as new research published Monday shows that 92% of Twitter users have taken immediate actio...
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Amanda Nadon-Langlois's curator insight, October 23, 2014 10:27 AM

A great remark. Personally, I knew that Twitter had a big connection to those watching Television, but I never fully grasped the idea that it make people "watch more TV". I admit that it may be true as people get curious to see "what everyone is talking about". That being said, productions should think to get their actors or influential bloggers to live-tweet while their show airs!

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Twitter Kick: TV-Related Tweets Spur Most Users to Action, Twitter and Fox Study Says

Twitter Kick: TV-Related Tweets Spur Most Users to Action, Twitter and Fox Study Says | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Twitter has argued that it can supercharge TV viewing, and now has more data to back that up: a new study shows that 92% of Twitter users have taken immediate an action -- like tune to live TV or s...
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Sony pulls a Netflix, will offer exclusive TV shows for PS4

Sony pulls a Netflix, will offer exclusive TV shows for PS4 | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
The war continues between the PS4 and Xbox One. While experts predicted that Microsoft's console would dethrone the PS4, Sony ahead of its competitor again
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Some Thoughts On The Latest Apple-Comcast Streaming TV Talks | TechCrunch

Some Thoughts On The Latest Apple-Comcast Streaming TV Talks | TechCrunch | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
The Internet is abuzz tonight with a report from the Wall Street Journal that Apple and Comcast have been talking about a streaming, over-the-top video..
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OnCue: Inside Verizon's Internet TV Acquisition

OnCue: Inside Verizon's Internet TV Acquisition | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Almost one year after Intel first confirmed it was building an Internet TV service, telecommunications giant Verizon announced it had purchased the assets
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OTT, VOD myths and realities

OTT, VOD myths and realities | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
OTT is unlikely to pose a revenue threat to pay-TV anytime soon, even in such advanced markets as the US. There, according to Guy Bisson, Guy Bisson, research director, television, IHS, the OTT sec...
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Why Users Aren't Going To Revolt Against Facebook Video Ads

Why Users Aren't Going To Revolt Against Facebook Video Ads | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Facebook is rolling out video ads—but let's be honest, you don't really care.
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MediaPost Publications Marketers To Shift Balance From TV To Digital In 2018 03/12/2014

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Media industry begins to list the things that worry them about Comcast-TWC

Media industry begins to list the things that worry them about Comcast-TWC | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Comcast's proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable has sparked media-industry fears that the combined giant would have too much influence over everything from cable industry pricing to the broadband-related services consumers can access.
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Pin by Antonio Teixeira on Smart TV | Pinterest

Pin by Antonio Teixeira on Smart TV | Pinterest | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Infographic: YouTube Killed TV | Social TV Apps - The Future of Multiplatform Television, Transmedia, Social TV, Smart TV and Connected TV
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Taylor Dixon's curator insight, March 26, 2015 5:39 AM

YouTube has no doubt played a massive role in the decline of broadcast television. The statistics of this article show that major broadcast companies are losing revenue whilst Google and YouTube continue to prosper. 


The main point to take from this is that advertisers have realised the potential viewer-ship of online consumers. They have seen a direct revenue increase from their online advertisements opposed to the fall of their broadcast television advertisement revenue. 


More and more businesses and companies are seeing what the online world has to offer and in 10 years time I speculate that the vast majority of advertisements will be shown online as broadcast advertisements become more and more expensive to air to a much smaller audience.

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Comcast & Verizon Free On-Demand Video Marathons | Consumer Reports News – Consumer Reports News

Both Comcast and Verizon will let their TV subscribers pig out on free movies and TVs shows for a week in an effort to boost interest in video on demand services.
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Vince McMahon's Over-The-Top Move: Why The Billionaire CEO Is Betting Big On The New WWE Network

Vince McMahon's Over-The-Top Move: Why The Billionaire CEO Is Betting Big On The New WWE Network | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
This story appears in the April 14, 2014 issue of Forbes. Subtlety has no place in professional wrestling. Nuance is for losers. Either you play big--to the smallest fan in the last row of a sold-out arena, to the millions tuning in each week on television--or you go home. And no [...]
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Will Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Comcast Corporation Change The Future Of TV?

Will Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Comcast Corporation Change The Future Of TV? | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
A new book about Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) was published a week ago. The book, "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs," written by Yukari Iwatani Kane, formerly a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, claimed that Apple stopped being innovative after Steve Jobs died.
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State of advertising: A visual look at how media advertising has changed and where it's going.

State of advertising: A visual look at how media advertising has changed and where it's going. | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Media advertising is on the move as digital aims to supplant timeworn segments like TV. Using data from eMarketer, we take a visual look at how media advertising breaks down, who its biggest players are and where it's headed.
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AOL On Launches in the UK

AOL On Launches in the UK | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
AOL has launched its on-demand video platform, AOL ON, for UK audiences. In a nutshell, ‘On’ brings all the company’s premium video content together under
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Netflix Decides The Free Market Isn't So Good After All, Wants Government To Step In

Netflix Decides The Free Market Isn't So Good After All, Wants Government To Step In | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
What a difference a month makes. On February 23, Netflix and Comcast announced a deal under which the video streaming service and the cable company would "team up to provide customers (an) excellent user experience." Netflix said it worked "collaboratively" with Comcast and that the deal was "mutually beneficial." So [...]
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Taylor Dixon's curator insight, March 26, 2015 6:16 AM

Netflix partnership with Comcast was a massive step forward for online TV viewing. The main advantage being that Netflix users would now have a smoother experience when watching movies and shows as the broadcasting power of Comcast is of top quality. 


In this article there is a discussion of Netflix trying to get its new partnership for free, instead of having top pay for supplying its content to users. Although I do not agree that Netflix should receive free service from Comcast it is an interesting idea and one that may be looked into again in the near future by the FCC. 


There is a possibility that is quite terrifying, that Netflix and other Live Television companies will try to manipulate the system so that they will be able to provide better service to their users and thus receive more revenue without having to pay to do so. I do not like the idea of exploiting an already struggling company to multiply earning to an absurd degree. We as consumers need to be aware of what effect our support has through this transitional period of broadcast to online Live Television. 

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Twitter’s dream for TV: You will never watch alone

Twitter’s dream for TV: You will never watch alone | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Twitter's head of television, Fred Graver, admits that his sister is completely baffled by the social network. "She still doesn’t get why you would open up Twitter and watch a TV show," he told a packed audience at Quartz's event on the future of television in New York on Tuesday (March 18). And that's perhaps the...
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Seeking TV Ad Budgets, Facebook Goes Wide With Video Ads

Seeking TV Ad Budgets, Facebook Goes Wide With Video Ads | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
After launching a test of its long-awaited video ads in December, Facebook is now formally rolling them out to more advertisers.
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Cable will close the ‘functionality’ gap that Netflix exploited | VideoNet

Cable will close the ‘functionality’ gap that Netflix exploited | VideoNet | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Speaking at Cable Congress, Mike Fries, CEO at Liberty Global, said Netflix exploited a limited content opportunity and a lead in functionality, but they have done nothing that cable cannot, and will not, do.
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Advertisers Blend Digital and TV for Well-Rounded Campaigns

Advertisers Blend Digital and TV for Well-Rounded Campaigns | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
As digital continues to take ad dollars away from other mediums, many may think TV faces the same fate as print. However, a new eMarketer report finds that advertisers are creating holistic campaigns across digital and TV to take advantage of the latter’s vast reach, among other things.
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Disney Deal Gives Dish the Rights for a Virtual-MSO Foray

Disney Deal Gives Dish the Rights for a Virtual-MSO Foray | The Future of Television | Scoop.it
Dish Network has taken a small step toward delivering the first mainstream broadband-based subscription TV service in the U.S., closing a deal with Disney last week that gives the satcaster unprece...
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