Leading photo provider Getty Images has announced the launch of an Embed tool that allows people to use million of photos free of cost for noncommercial purposes.
Getty Images, which is well-known for the premiere collection of professional quality images on the Internet, previously used to charge licensing fees from people who wanted to access its extensive portfolio.
Any sharing of account passwords by HBO GO users in not a matter of concern for the company, HBO Chief Executive Richard Plepler said.
Mr. Plepler said HBO was aware of the fact that many HBO Go users were sharing their account passwords for the pay service's widely acclaimed TV Everywhere app, but that was not troubling for the company because it was not material to its business. In a recent interview, he said, "It's not that we're unmindful of it, it just has no impact on the business . terrific marketing vehicle for the next generation of viewers."
Virgin Media customers can now enjoy a number of channels on their Android devices, thanks to the release of the TV Anywhere app.
The Virgin Media TV Anywhere app, which is available to all Virgin Media TiVo customers for free, provides access as many as 67 TV channels on Android devices over Wi-Fi. It offers more live TV channels than Sky Go.
Rolling out the app, the company said, "Virgin TV Anywhere offers more live channels than Sky Go, with 90 available online and 67 to watch on mobile and tablets."
Fox News has revamped its newsroom set by replacing its traditional desks with new enormous touchscreens, providing its journalists with brand new tools to track developing stories and bring them to viewers in real time.
A video released on Monday showed new Fox News Deck, with journalists sitting behind enormous Windows-based 55-inch Microsoft touchscreen tablets.
The newfangled Fox News Deck was debuted by anchor Shepard Smith, who said touchscreens would be the future of the newsroom.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has announced its decision to cease all 3D programming projects after the broadcasting the 50th anniversary special edition of "Doctor Who" in November.
Kim Shillinglaw, the head of BBC's 3D programming, said the corporation decided to suspend 3D programming because watching 3D programs at home was quite a hassly experience for viewers. She added the technology had failed to take off with the public and it was the right time cease the technology.
SeeSaw - the UK online video service which went live in February last year - has been shuttered, evidently because of the fact that it failed to offer any substantial competition to the bigger players in the online video market.
The television streaming service SeeSaw was based on the technology that media services company Arqiva developed for the doomed Project Kangaroo initiative; and it chiefly offered content from BBC Worldwide, Channel 4, Channel Five and some other production companies.
Virgin media has claimed that the infrastructure rented from BT has no potential to support superfast broadband, cable TV and telephone services, notified ZDNet. The Company has already notified its registered customers about its plans to discontinue services, in Westminster area, and suggested them to switch to some other service provider before January. Virgin media has announced that after 2012, it would not be offering its services in the London borough of Westminster.
The Advertising Standards Authority has questioned Virgin Media over an online advertisement. In the ad Virgin Media has openly claimed that their rival broadband company is nothing but 'conning' its customers.
Tagline of the campaign is "Stop the broadband con" and it says that with help of Virgin Media the broadband providers can change the way they receive services.
Complaint was filed by BT and Sky on which the decision was taken. As per the current directive, the ad cannot appear on the current form of the website again.
Wimbledon finals are going to be shown on 3D. But the experts say that a lot should not be expected since this new era does not mean that this would be accepted by the people. It was BBC's idea to show the climax of the event in 3D.
Analysts believe that till now only 42 per cent of the families have got TV sets which are 3D enabled and not much is going to happen in the future. There is no doubt that it is the next level in TV viewing but it is sometime since the same begins to fructify.
Pandora, the online radio service has received a subpoena from a federal jury. This grand jury is investigating into whether the smartphone applications that use information use them further for selling off to other advertisers and third parties.
After receiving the notice, Pandora said that this is not the first time that such a thing has happened. In the past too, publishers have been receiving subpoenas for sharing the information. Even in the case of iPhone and Apple Inc. the same thing happened.
Apple has released its new TV ads for the iPhone. This ad has typically played up all its capability.
It has shown almost all applications it can run. The message that the ad has to deliver to the viewers that- ‘you are missing out on something great’. That means if you don’t have the device with you then you are undoubtedly missing something great. Though there has not been really a great change in the new set of ads, but the message is quite clear to its target audience. It has tried to show its advantages over the other phones as far as its service and features are concerned.
Netflix is under negotiating with Internet companies and wants to sell them the rights of its upcoming series called the "House of Cards”. In the same, Academy award winning actor Kevin Spacey will be playing the lead role.
Estimates show that if the deal is struck then Netflix can get more than 20 million subscribers for its first 26 episodes. These 20 million are expected to come from the TV alone.
BBC along with other territorial broadcasters have come together to hire Lord Alan Sugar for saving the ailing YouView. It is a venture that looks into the business of Internet connected set-top box.
Till now, the company has already cost BBC £6 million because of persistent delays in the business and its execution.
That is the reason why Lord Sugar has been offered the post of Executive Chairman and has replaced Kip Meek, a senior broadcast figure. Kip departed after staying in the firm for a period of eight months alone.
Good news for the music lovers. Now they can listen to personalized radio stations on their mobiles. This facility is given by new service. The user can listen even when they are not online.
This application is launched by music service We7. It is free of cost and in this the users are allowed to have a personalized radio station on their mobile phones. In addition to that, the users can choose the tracks of their desired artists to whom they would like to hear.
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