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The Tablet TV Wars are upon us

Apr 4, 2011
You will be able to tell your grandchildren you were there when the battles commenced. Last week we told you how Time Warner caved to pressure from...
Posted In: business, cable, Cablevision, Comcast, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, iPad 2, Time Warner, Web Culture

Zite receives a strongly worded letter from publishers

Apr 1, 2011
I always love the "strongly worded letter". It's so genteel. "Oh heavens, Percy! It's a strongly worded letter! Alert the upstairs maid!"...
Posted In: Entertainment, iPad, magazines, news, newspapers, Web Culture, zite

Time Warner caves

Apr 1, 2011
In a victory for broadcast companies and a loss for people who enjoy television, Time Warner is caving in to pressure and removing several live TV...
Posted In: cable, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, Time Warner, viacom, Web Culture

Cosmo hits newsstands in the Middle East

Apr 1, 2011
Women in the Middle East today are getting their first look at the region's version of Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Posted In: Entertainment

France's new measure of well-being: Boredom

Apr 1, 2011
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for a new government survey measuring public levels of "ennui," or boredom.
Posted In: Entertainment

Amazon courting record labels

Mar 31, 2011
So this is kind of interesting. Amazon launched its cloud based music service the other day (I'm listening to Pet Sounds at work right now, loaded...
Posted In: Amazon, business, cloud, Entertainment, Sony

Netflix cuts video quality in Canada

Mar 30, 2011
Netflix is making moves to shrink the amount of data going across a network when it streams movies and TV to Canadian customers. The company says...
Posted In: business, Canada, Entertainment, ISPs, net neutrality, netflix, social media, spectrum

Amazon getting heat from record labels

Mar 30, 2011
Does anyone else think the term "record label" is outdated? No comment on whether the institution is outdated. Anyway, Amazon's new cloud service...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Sony

Amazon takes music to the cloud

Mar 29, 2011
While we've been waiting for months for Apple, Google, or Microsoft to launch a cloud based music service, Amazon seems to have snuck in and...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, cloud, Entertainment, Google, ios, Microsoft, Music, social media

Cable providers and iPad content delivery

Mar 29, 2011
So a cable company like Time Warner pays the owners of channels a huge amount of money for the right to deliver those channels to customers' homes....
Posted In: apple, cable, Cablevision, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, iPad 2, itunes, Law, Time Warner, viacom

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