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  • YouTube Software Developer Zefr Raises $30 Million Round Led by IVP

    Zefr, a startup that provides YouTube content-management tools for media firms and marketers, announced $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). IVP, founded in 1980, has invested in 300-plus companies over the years,...
  • Big Media Hopes To Kill The Ad-Zapping DVR With Video On Demand

    When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and skip programs he wasn't ready to see. "I lived and...
  • What the 1984 Betamax ruling did for us all

    What the 1984 Betamax ruling did for us all
    Friday night at 9, millions of Americans will sit in front of their televisions and watch the tropical police drama "Hawaii Five-0" on their local CBS station. And over the next week, roughly 3 million more will watch the show on their own schedule. That'...
  • 'Raging Bull' Case Reaches the Supreme Court

    Disputes over film rights are a dime a dozen in Hollywood. Most of them are dismissed. So it will be a rarity on Tuesday, when the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case over the rights to "Raging Bull," the 1980 Martin Scorsese movie about boxer...
  • TiVo to Buy Content-Recommendations Firm Digitalsmiths for $135 Million

    TiVo plans to acquire Digitalsmiths, a provider of TV and movie content discovery and recommendation services, for $135 million in cash. Digitalsmiths offers personalized video search, recommendations and browsing, social trending, and mood-based...
  • Kevin Hunt: Tivo Roamio Brings Live, Recorded Shows To Mobile Devices

    Kevin Hunt: Tivo Roamio Brings Live, Recorded Shows To Mobile Devices
    TiVo isn't exactly breaking up with its longtime partner, the household television, but it now has permission to pursue other relationships. The new DVR-about-town, ready for action, is Roamio. The big attraction in TiVo's latest digital video recorders...
  • It's Time to Beef About Substandard TV Commercials

    The Super Bowl, a national holiday celebrating America's twin loves of football and capitalism, is a time to embrace the art of TV advertising, even when the game's lousy. Yet while there's still ample romance surrounding the image of the creative ad...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Figure skating and that pregnant pre-score moment

    The NFL has instant replay and its tense, endless minutes as refs scrutinize ball bobbles under the hood. Basketball has its reviews of three-point lines and halftime buzzer beaters. But for that fraught sports moment just between subjective act and...
  • ESPN Launches 15 College Conference Channels on Apple TV, Roku (EXCLUSIVE)

    ESPN is giving 15 college conferences their own dedicated, national TV channels stocked with live events and on-demand replays - streamed over the Internet, initially to Apple TV and Roku devices. The sports cabler is launching the new channels through...
  • Oscar Parties 2014: The Ultimate Guide

    In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
  • No Netflix, No Problem? TiVo Founders' Qplay Set-Top Places Bet on YouTube and Other Free Video

    Here comes another device built to haul Internet video to HDTVs. But with the new Qplay gizmo, you won't be able to watch Netflix's "House of Cards" -- or any other subscription-video content. Instead, the Qplay adapter currently is able to access only...