NCAA Suing EA Sports: End Of College Sports Games?

NCAA Suing EA Sports: End Of College Sports Games?

By Tobias Roth November 21, 2013

The NCAA has had a long history with EA Sports, and the production of NCAA football video-games. However, recently reports have surfaced saying that the NCAA is suing EA Sports for a number of issues that have arisen during the …

YouTube and ESPN Form a New Bond

YouTube and ESPN have entered a new partnership together. YouTube’s Chris Dale gave WebProNews a few details about it in a quick phone call.

ESPN will be featuring content that is apparently going to be in line with their television programming, although from the sounds of it there won’t be any live streaming, so don’t look to watch games on here (at least for the time being).

Southwest To Try Out In Flight Internet

It’s been a year since Southwest Airlines announced they were going to test in air Internet service. Now it’s really happening. The satellite broadband will be tested on one plane first. Then they plan to expand to at least three more planes by March.

The test will run for 60 days. They will gauge demand and see how the service works before determining if and how much they’ll charge.

Things Are Looking Up For MySpace

Wow, something’s up here—this is the second time this week we’ve written about MySpace.

What Happens In Ask Doesn’t Stay In Ask

Ask.com isn’t being completely forthcoming about its highly touted AskEraser, which, the company promises, deletes searcher data in a matter of hours. Hours seems to be the amount of time required to send that data to Google first.

ABC News, Facebook Fail Together (So Far)
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With no disrespect to any particular anchor or employee, ABC News just isn’t one of my favorite entities.  It wasn’t overly disappointing, then, to learn that a joint venture with Facebook has thus far failed to gained traction or generate traffic.

Flickr-Picnik Partnership Bears Fruit

As any thermometer will tell you, it’s December, and just in time for everybody’s holiday pictures, Flickr and Picnik have unveiled a new photo-editing application.

NYTimes.com Traffic Booms After Dropping Select

One has to wonder what kind of traffic and ad revenue the New York Times gave up while its Times Select subscription model was in place.

ESPN, Nielsen Form Measurement Partnership

Nielsen and ESPN are partnering to create a model to measure people’s use of media on a number of platforms including television, the Internet and mobile devices.

Blinkx Scores Goal.com Partnership

As a writer, I like words, and believe that writing has a place in nearly every situation imaginable.  Yet few people would be willing to “read” a sporting event, and so it’s rather noteworthy that Blinkx has become the power behind Goal.com’s video search.

AOL Expands Partnership With HP

AOL said today that it has signed an agreement with HP to offer co-branded, localized versions of its portal, toolbar and search on HP desktop and notebook PCs sold worldwide.

Google, China.com Broaden Partnership

Internet services provider China.com said today Google will provide search engine technologies to more of the companies Web sites that will improve search for users in China.

Sina Explains Google Partnership

Sina is a huge (and hugely successful) Chinese corporation, and although Google is also quite strong, Google China’s not so fortunate.  A new arrangement with Sina could help, however.

Blinkx Makes It To 14 Million Hours
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We last wrote about Blinkx seven days ago, and at that time, the company claimed its index contained a whopping 12 million hours’ worth of content.  Blinkx has now issued a release announcing its arrival at the 14 million-hour mark.

YouTube, Hearst-Argyle Form Partnership

YouTube has formed a partnership with Hearst-Argyle Television. Beginning today local Hearst television stations will begin posting local video content to dedicated channels on YouTube.

Google And China.com Expand Partnership

China.com, an Internet service provider has signed advertising deals with Google and China Mobile in an effort to expand its partnerships.

Google Partnership With Fairfax Digital Announced

Americans may not be familiar with the Fairfax Digital group, but it’s Australia’s “leading provider of online news and classifieds websites.”  And it’s now Google’s partner – Fairfax Digital has joined the Google Adsense network, will make some clips available through Google Video, and plans to integrate Google Maps throughout its properties.