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Bill Gates: “Net to revolutionise TV in 5 years”

January 27, 2007 by

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DAVOS: The Internet is set to revolutionise television within five years, due to an explosion of online video content and the merging of PCs and TV sets, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said on Saturday. “I’m stunned how people aren’t seeing that with TV, in five years from now, people will laugh at what we’ve had,” […]

UGC video to dominate by 2010

January 17, 2007 by

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YUSER-GENERATED VIDEO, WHICH MADE UP 47% of the online video market in 2006, will grow to encompass 55% of the market by the end of 2010, according to a report released Monday by media research firm Screen Digest. But despite the growth, video created by consumers will account for just 15% of overall video ad […]

The Venice Project – not so new or revolutionary perhaps?

January 15, 2007 by

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Finally someone sees through the myth (From Staci D. Kramer‘s article on the Venice Project in PaidContent): “Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, the creators of the three services and the technology behind them, have Google or Jobs-like status when it comes to new projects: they could start work on a stealth grocery list and people […]

P2P company joins A2IM

January 15, 2007 by

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The P2P advocate organisation DCIA today announced that DCIA Member INTENT MediaWorks, a provider of technology for online distribution of licensed digital media, is partnering with fellow Member Nettwerk Music Group to distribute Nettwerk’s large and ever expanding catalog of artists, such as Barenaked Ladies, Sarah McLachlan, and Avril Lavigne. Nettwerk has been responsible for […]

Hello Broadband TV!

December 18, 2006 by

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Wired Magazine published a story today on a reporters’ experience of switching to watching TV content purely online and he does raise a few interesting points, such as the following: The issues with sports underscore the problems with internet delivery of real-time video, such as games and breaking news. People don’t mind waiting for the […]

Next Generation P2P: Digital Hollywood Europe: Synopsis

December 7, 2006 by

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Next Generation P2P: Digital Hollywood Europe: Synopsis (Pt 2)   <!– –> Marty Lafferty   07 Dec 2006   Marty Lafferty, CEO of the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) gives us a synopsis of the Next Generation P2P sessions at the recent Digital Hollywood Europe conference held in London’s docklands.     Ingjerd Jevnaker (pictured […]

Video Closely Rivals Music Online

December 1, 2006 by

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Demand for video now rivals music online, according to a recent survey. The study, commissioned by iCrossing and carried out by Harris Interactive, noted that video formats like movies, clips, television shows, and sporting events are rapidly attracting more attention from media-hungry consumers. Specifically, the poll found that 46 percent of online adults in the […]