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NY’s #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY's #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY based Aereo is introducing a service that picks up local broadcasts and streams them via the Internet to mobile devices and TV sets. The service will be implemented first in NY and then eventually to the rest of the country. Subscribers can pay fees starting at eight dollars a month to record [Full Story…]

CBS Expands Tech for #USOpen Coverage

CBS Expands Tech for #USOpen Coverage

The US Open, held at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, is set to begin today and CBS prepares to not only support other domestic broadcasters, but many foreign entities as well. For the first time, CBS Sports Network is taking on the qualifiers, which have never been [Full Story…]

ESPN Ranked as Most Popular Mobile Tool for #MarchMadness Coverage

ESPN Ranked as Most Popular Mobile Tool for #MarchMadness Coverage

Though Turner and CBS own the rights for broadcasting March Madness games, mobile sites and apps are a different market entirely. According to consumer market research firm NPD, Bristol, Connecticut-based ESPN was the most popular mobile site for the tournament, followed but NCAA site and Yahoo [Full Story…]

Broadcasters Sue Aereo Over New Mobile Broadcast Service

Broadcasters Sue Aereo Over New Mobile Broadcast Service

Several major broadcasters are suing Aereo to prevent the upcoming launch of its subscription service that allows users to watch broadcast TV on mobile devices. According to Multichannel News, two lawsuits, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY, allege violations of [Full Story…]

WCBS/Channel 2 to Launch Digital Channel

WCBS/Channel 2 to Launch Digital Channel

WCBS/CH.2 will launch a digital channel by the end of the year to create CBS New York Plus. The channel will combine CBS's locally owned operations such as Ch. 2, NewsRadio 880 AM, 1010 WINS and sports radio WFAN 660 AM giving viewers another option locally for news and information. According to [Full Story…]

CBS Launches Video App for NY Radio Stations

CBS Launches Video App for NY Radio Stations

CBS has recently launched an app for NY that provides access to video content from its CBS 2 station, 1010 WINS, CBS 880, and WFAN sports Radio 660 radio stations. Differentiating itself from other stations who have separate apps for their local newscasts, CBS has bundled all its local content from [Full Story…]

AOL Radio Switches from CBS to Slacker

AOL Radio Switches from CBS to Slacker

AOL Radio, currently powered by CBS, will be relaunching this summer with new partner Slacker Inc., which will allow AOL users the choice of three service tiers: free ad-supported streaming radio; paid subscription streaming radio without ads; and a paid premium subscription on-demand [Full Story…]

SobelMedia Presents “The Digital Diet” with Daniel Sieberg on May 4

SobelMedia Presents "The Digital Diet" with Daniel Sieberg on May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, at the Samsung Experience in the Time Warner Center, SobelMedia will be hosting a discussion of Daniel Sieberg's new book “The Digital Diet: A Four-Step Plan to Break Your Tech Addiction And Regain Balance In Your Life." The discussion will featured Sieberg, the [Full Story…]

Advertising Week: Katie Couric Says in With the New, But Keep the Old

Advertising Week:  Katie Couric Says in With the New, But Keep the Old

This week at the Web 2.0 Expo in NY, CBS News anchor Katie Couric discussed the integration of new and traditional media to create a more effective and interactive industry.   According to InformationWeek, she stated “To all the critics who say lamestream media is dead, I say, ‘Not so fast [Full Story…]

PluggedIn Ventures Mobile Summit Comes to NYC on Monday

PluggedIn Ventures Mobile Summit Comes to NYC on Monday

The Mobile Ecosystem Summit presented by PluggedIn Ventures is coming to the offices of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP on 1221 Avenue of the Americas on Monday, September 20th from 8am to 5pm. The event aims to bring together startups, industry executives, VC’s, and angels to discuss mobile [Full Story…]

CBS Sports Expands U.S Open Streaming

CBS Sports Expands U.S Open Streaming

For the past two years, broadcasts on NY based CBSSports.com for the U.S Open was scarce, only streaming men's single finals for free when rain delays required the network push back the matches.  For the 2010 U.S Open, CBS Sports.com is streaming a more inclusive schedule, starting in the [Full Story…]

PluggedIn Ventures To Host Mobile Ecosystem Summit

PluggedIn Ventures To Host Mobile Ecosystem Summit

The Mobile Ecosystem Summit presented by PluggedIn Ventures will take place on Monday, September 20th from 8am to 5pm at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP on 1221 Avenue of the Americas/ The event aims to bring together startups, industry executives, VC’s, and angels to discuss the [Full Story…]

CBS to Launch New Local TV/Radio Affiliate Website

CBS to Launch New Local TV/Radio Affiliate Website

in a recent article in Broadcasting & Cable, the magazine took a look the state of local TV news and affiliates in the New York City market.  Amongst the many recent personnel changes in the market, the article noted some of the tech developments being made by the local channels, including [Full Story…]

Super HD Broadcast Set for Super Bowl

Super HD Broadcast Set for Super Bowl

Fiber telecom company Level 3 Communications is working today with CBS for this year's Super Bowl TV broadcast to improve its HD signals.  As part of a test, Level 3 has connected Sun Life stadium in Miami to its nationwide fiber network, where uncompressed video taken at the game will be [Full Story…]

CBS, CNET to Provide ‘Expansive’ CES Coverage

CBS, CNET to Provide 'Expansive' CES Coverage

CBS' c | net, the official media partner of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which begins today, will be working with is corporate parent to provide "expansive coverage" of the show from today through January 10, including: Integrated cross-promotional appearances by CBS talent and [Full Story…]