Facebook’s push into social TV continues to grow, improve and impact the industry. Here’s a roundup of the company’s latest moves.

On September 10, 2013, in Connected14, ConnectedTV, Platforms, by Connected14
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Facebook’s push into social TV continues to grow, improve and impact the industry. Here’s a roundup of the company’s latest moves. APIs to allow for seamless broadcast integrations: After recently rolling out hashtags, embedded posts, and trending topics, Facebook has selected a handful of news organizations – BuzzFeed, CNN, NBC’s Today Show, BSkyB, and Slate – to allow them [...]

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Who is Chuck Parker?

On April 11, 2013, in Ads and Measurement, Connected14, ConnectedTV, by Connected14
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We don’t know him, but based on his Pinterest Board, we ought to. Seems like good people (see Shafer 2009 wine and the most impressive info graphic board)   Source: fastcocreate.com via Chuck on Pinterest

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Boxee explores Ads

On April 11, 2013, in Ads and Measurement, B2B, Connected14, ConnectedTV, by Connected14
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LAS VEGAS – Boxee CEO Avner Ronen took the stage at the NAB Show Wednesday to explain why his company revamped and rebranded the Boxee TV just months after launch. Boxee rebranded its box from Boxee TV to Boxee Cloud DVR and changed the services it offers. The device manufacturer is aiming to cooperate with [...]

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XBox will overpower you (and your TV)

On April 11, 2013, in Connected14, Home Entertainment, by Connected14
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Microsoft is investing in TV in a big way with its next Xbox console as part of a fight for the living room. Multiple sources familiar with the company’s Xbox plans have revealed toThe Verge that Microsoft will introduce a feature that lets its next-generation console take over a TV and set-top box in a similar [...]

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Over The Top is Over the Top

On April 11, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Connected14
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According to analysis firm ABI Research, the likes of Netflix, Hulu, Apple, and Amazon helped drive the over-the-top (OTT) video market past $8 billion in 2012. The three largest markets – North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific – experienced YoY growth in excess of 50 per cent in 2012. The continued spread of connected CE and [...]

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LG adds PayPal to SmartTVs

On April 11, 2013, in Connected14, ConnectedTV, by Connected14
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Korean electronics firm LG has integrated online transactions platform PayPal into its Smart TVs, letting owners quickly and securely log in and pay for VOD services and advertised products. PayPal is now available on LG Smart TVs in the US, Canada and the UK, and will become available in France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Australia [...]

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The NEW Producer isn’t YOU

On June 13, 2012, in B2B, Connected14, Mobile, Platforms, Tablet, by Connected14
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Last week I went to the Smart TV Summit in San Francisco – socializing with some of the biggest leaders in connected television and multi-screen experiences. And, I walked away realizing second screen doesn’t matter if someone or something doesn’t intelligently connect you to the content you want.   While staying in SF, my hotel [...]

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Are you going to the Second Screen Summit?

On June 12, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Connected14
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Hope so! See you there. http://www.2ndscreensummit.com/nyc/   Produced by MESA in partnership with TWICE, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News magazines and in conjunction with CEA’s CE Week in New York City (June 25-29), the 2nd Screen Summit (S3) NYC event will be a gathering of CE, Broadcast, Advertising and Content Holder executives and their [...]

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Second Screen Apps are all the rage…but should the definition be more defined?

On June 11, 2012, in Connected14, Mobile, by Connected14
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A&E Network has launched Storage Wars Fan Challenge, a new second-screen app that gives viewers the opportunity to compete against each other by playing in a fantasy-style game that is synced up to the show. In the app, players test their bidding skills by selecting the cast member who they think will be the winning [...]

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Apple v. Google is in danger of being thrown out of court

On June 11, 2012, in Connected14, by Connected14
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An upcoming patent suit between Apple and Google-owned Motorola Mobility is in danger of being fully dismissed. According to several reports, a federal judge has canceled a scheduled June 11 trial between the two companies over patents covering mobile phone and tablet technology. In his ruling, the judge said that neither side is capable of [...]

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