Aereo TV Service Threatened by Supreme Court Case

Aereo TV Service Threatened by Supreme Court Case

By Brian Powell April 21, 2014

In a case which alludes to the 1984 Betamax case, the pseudo-TV service Aereo is being threatened by a lawsuit from major cable companies. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will start hearing arguments from both sides. Two years ago, Aereo …

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Producers Talk Halo Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Producers Talk Halo

Speaking with Lydia Antonini and Josh Feldman, it’s clear they have a passion for digital media. The two are executive producers for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, a series that delves into the deep back-story of the Halo universe, while …

Google’s New TV Ad Model: A Step Forward Or Back? Google’s New TV Ad Model: A Step Forward Or Back?

Google is in the process of drastically changing how online advertising is measured. Last month, the search and advertising giant announced its Brand Activate Initiative that is geared toward addressing the measurement challenges that brand marketers face.

MAD Magazine Laughs Onto The iPad On April Fool’s MAD Magazine Laughs Onto The iPad On April Fool’s

It’s not a joke, but it might be a prank. We’ll give them the benefit of the doubt, though, and tell you that Alfred E Neuman is about to land his goofy little face on your iPad. This year, MAD …

Netflix: Is It Worth the Price Increase? Netflix: Is It Worth the Price Increase?

Before last month, Netflix was loved and praised. Although it wasn’t perfect, it was still considered a great service for a really great price. This dynamic, however, changed when the company announced some major changes to its pricing structure last month.

Huffington Post Co-Founder Launching Digital Media Company

Ken Lerer is not wasting any time.  Less than a month after selling The Huffington Post to AOL for $315 million, he has busied himself with a new digital media start-up. His new company is called Bedrocket Properties, and Lerer …

Digital Media Revenues To Surpass Movies, Home Video
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Worldwide revenues from digital media will surpass revenue generated by movie theaters and home video combined for the first time in 2008, according to new research from Strategy Analytics.

The report, "Global Media & Entertainment Market Forecast, 2004-2012," predicts that global revenues from media and entertainment will exceed $845 billion this year, with more than 10 percent, or $90 billion, coming from online and mobile channels.

In comparison, the worldwide filmed entertainment market will generate $83.1 billion in revenues this year.

Digital Media Concepts Popular Among Execs

Media and advertising executives are displaying an "eyes on the prize" attitude, according to new survey results.  A significant number of the execs support fresh technologies and approaches, and want to embrace them over the next few years.

Thirty Something’s Balance New And Old Media

A new study by ABI Research found that a large amount of digital content is consumed by a small but influential group of digital media users, while the average user is looking for new ways to manage content.

PodZinger CEO Wilde About Digital Media

Tom Wilde has taken the corner office at audio and video search firm PodZinger, moving company founder Alex Laats upstairs and positioning the business for B2B2C success.

Big Media Fears Your Video Upload
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It’s not the box office return for "Grindhouse" that worries Big Media, but the potential for the Internet to unleash a whole bunch of wanna-be Tarantinos and Rodriguezes into the world of the digital media.

Moonves: Digital Media Helps Primetime

Despite the contention that more Internet usage equals less time in front of the television, CBS has found more online connectivity equals more engagement with lucrative primetime broadcasts.