To stave of growing competition in social sound-sharing, AudioBoo is now offering third parties an application programming interface they ca… Read more »
Sky Sports breached two Ofcom guidelines governing promotion and prominence of products in programmes, by showing the logo for games publish… Read more »
“Management must sort out the web-based proposition, gain more credibility with small and medium-sized businesses and take more cost out,” o… Read more »
The cacophony from people not “getting” The Daily is deafening.
Many ridicule the new publication for not updating every minute of every da… Read more »
Here’s another example of France and her companies coming together to go it alone against existing international equivalents…
The three m… Read more »
Fair to say, due to a combination of system complexity and ongoing iOS-mania, publishers have been slow to embrace Android.
But here is a d… Read more »
The Financial Times is launching yet another digital-only subscription spin-off that’s not branded “FT”.
Brazil Confidential is a “premium… Read more »
If you thought that pay-per-view online catch-up TV had been replaced by the free, ad-supported model, think again – MTV has launched a dedi… Read more »
BT (NYSE: BT) had a good last quarter of 2010 on broadband and IPTV sign-ups…
BT Vision sign-ups doubled to 40,000 (highest for seven qua… Read more »
The cost to News Corp (NSDQ: NWS) of getting MySpace in to shape? A big chunk of $275 million in the last three months of 2010 alone. That w… Read more »
News Corp. (NSDQ: NWS) is now definitely looking for a MySpace buyer – but may yet retain part of the site.
“With a new structure in place,… Read more »
The UK’s competition authority says it has opened an investigation “into whether arrangements that certain publishers have put in place with… Read more »
– Northcliffe Digital: Division head Robert Hardie is leaving to write fiction and radio drama, HTFP says. He heads the ThisIs network.
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John Menzies is returning to digital publishing by launching a consultancy agency to jump aboard booming publisher interest in digital editi… Read more »
Video index Blinkx may come to the connected TV market more as a feature of other services than by bringing its own services to the devices.… Read more »
Foursquare’s latest media partnership is BBC America. The U.S. TV channel is using the location-sharing tool to drive engagement around its… Read more »
Idio, a small company which offers web content aggregation and analysis tools, is acquiring Thrudigital, which develops social media applica… Read more »
EMI Group’s holding company Maltby Investments Ltd, after defaulting on its loans, has called in PwC as administrators, who have in turn sol… Read more »
The BBC’s Digital Media Initiative, an ambitious corporation-wide scheme to record, edit and store AV digitally, has been delayed by 21 mont… Read more »
UK media regulator Ofcom has been asked by culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to review one part of anti-piracy law in the country’s Digital Econ… Read more »
DMGT’s consumer division, which publishes the Daily Mail, joins the likes of Guardian News & Media in investing in a new print plant. Here’s… Read more »
Readability, a browser plugin that strips away web clutter to make focused reading easier, is growing and changing tack, by introducing a su… Read more »
ITV (LSE: ITV) is set to crank its paid online strategy up a gear. It’s hired former BBC Online exec James Micklethwait to head a new team r… Read more »
AOL (NYSE: AOL) says it is buying the GoViral video distribution network because it “supports our overall content strategy by creating anoth… Read more »
Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) paid less than some recent reports suggested for the rest of Lovefilm.
The £200 ($318.51) million quoted by many was a… Read more »
French media conglomerate Lagardère says it’s received a binding offer from Hearst of €651 ($892.52/£560.45) million for its non-French… Read more »
BBC Worldwide’s Radio Times magazine is taking over the branding of Teletext Extra, a TV interface that’s used on Freeview sets in 3.8 milli… Read more »
Emap CEO David Gilbertson describes his mantra for business-to-business publishers, in the Financial Times…
“The way I’d describe [the sh… Read more »
BBC Online is meeting its obligation to commission 25 percent of eligible production work from external suppliers – but must make wide-rangi… Read more »
As BBC future media controller, Anthony Rose took an unwieldy iPlayer by the horns and turned it in to the UK’s VOD powerhouse. He recently… Read more »
News Corp.’s BSkyB (NYSE: BSY) confirmed it has bought UK WiFi network The Cloud from its investor, DFJ Esprit, “to allow easy access to Sky… Read more »
Conventional TV is not dead. In 2010, the amount of live, linear telly watched by the average Brit jumped by 124 minutes per week to an all-… Read more »
Remember those plans for a BBC iPlayer mobile and iPad app? Nearly 12 months after they were announced and six months after they were green-… Read more »
Hardly anyone thinks culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has got his recipe right for UK local TV and IPTV channels. Panelists at Wednesday’s West… Read more »
In the growing IPTV swell, Sony (NYSE: SNE) is “exceeding expectations” on customer numbers buying its connected TVs and services, says one… Read more »
French media conglomerate Lagardere, currently selling its Hachette Filippachi to Hearst’s NatMags, says 25 to 30 percent of people who down… Read more »
Forget iPads and smartphone apps – in India, the real “new media” are basic feature phones.
Media companies aren’t letting the market’s rel… Read more »
The BBC’s online cutbacks take pains to placate long-critical commercial opponents, with stepbacks from showbiz, sport and specialist busine… Read more »
Some of the BBC’s online cuts (see full list) are not as deep as they might first appear – but the Putting Quality First strategy package ne… Read more »
“We’ve been able to fix a lot of the things that were broken,” the BBC’s outgoing top digital exec, future media and technology director Eri… Read more »