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Archive for October 2008

YouTube Dips Its Toe in Full-Length Video Market

October 22, 2008

YouTube is now entering the full-length video market as it attempts to monetize content. read more | digg story

The Convergence Effect Stikes Again: A Study Finds Internet, Cellphones May Strengthen Family Unit!

October 20, 2008

Parents and children might rush through their days in different directions, but the American family is as tight-knit as in the last generation — or more so — because of the widespread use of cellphones and the Internet, according to a new poll. read more | digg story

T-Mobile’s Google phone heralds Android invasion

October 17, 2008

T-Mobile’s Android based phone poses a threat to the iPhone and Windows mobile based phones. read more | digg story

Amazon Launches Content Delivery System

October 6, 2008

While everyone has been busy watching every move of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Verizon, and AT&T, Amazon is emerging as a quiet dark horse and a major player in digital storage, digital sales, and digital content. Amazon’s content delivery system will provide it with enterprise storage to take on Microsoft. read more | digg story

Media & Tech Companies Form Interoperability Alliance

October 6, 2008

Interoperability for video on multiple digital devices and a rights locker appear to be the future. It also challenges Apple’s partially closed iTunes network but the group claims that it will welcome Apple to the alliance of Hollywood studios and tech companies. Google and Apple are noticeable by their absence from this organization. read more […]

Media & Tech Companies Form Interoperability Alliance

October 6, 2008

Interoperability for video on multiple digital devices and a rights locker appear to be the future. It also challenges Apple’s partially closed iTunes network but the group claims that it will welcome Apple to the alliance of Hollywood studios and tech companies. Google and Apple are noticeable by their absence from this organization. read more […]