News Archive for: ‘Digital Headlines’

Microsoft to Close Xbox Entertainment Studios

By Cynthia Littleton and Marc Graser for Variety Microsoft is getting out of developing original series for its Xbox gaming platform and will close Xbox Entertainment Studios in the coming months. The tech giant made headlines Thursday with plans to layoff as many

eOne Acquires Paperny Entertainment

By George Szalas for The Hollywood Reporter The deal, believed to be worth $27.2 million, will boost the company’s unscripted TV business across North America. Production and distribution company Entertainment One has acquired Canadian factual TV producer Paperny Entertainment. eOne

Report Published on State of VOD and Replay in Europe

By Pascal Lechevallier for ZDNet The European Audiovisual Observatory has published a report on the situation of SMAD in Europe. This is a unique opportunity to have an overview of the European audiovisual market in the digital age. This report compiles 253

Report Reveals Over 3,000 On-Demand Services in Europe

By Kristin Brzoznowski for WorldScreen.com A new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory has revealed that as of February, there are 3,088 on-demand services established in the E.U. and listed in the MAVISE database, most of which originate from the

The Guardian Captures the Delirium of Super Fans in this Moving Photo Gallery

By Jonny Weeks for The Guardian From heartbreak to utter delirium, being a football fan during the World Cup can be a tumultuous experience, particularly as the tournament enters its closing stages. Here are our favourite pictures of the trials and tribulations

NBC Among Companies Emphasizing Importance of Investing in Online Video Creators

By Madeline O’Leary for the Los Angeles Times NBC has new plans to seek out and broadcast online video stars, a network executive said during a VidCon panel Thursday. “That’s where the audience is,” said Rob Hayes, executive vice president

YouTube Unveils Fan Funding Feature

By Sophie Curtis for The Telegraph Makers of YouTube videos will soon be able to solicit money from fans in order to support their channels. The new ‘fan funding’ feature is part of a raft of updates announced at the VidCon

Tablet Owners More Likely to Use OTT Apps Than TV Apps

By Kristin Brzoznowski for WorldScreen.com Despite the fact that an increasing number of U.S. TV providers are offering TV Everywhere services, tablet owners are significantly more likely to use OTT service apps such as Netflix than those offered by TV

PM Steven Harper Announces the Organizations to Advance in CAIP Selection Process

By Knowlton Thomas for Techvibes Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the organizations that have been chosen to advance in the selection process for the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). He made the announcement at Communitech in Waterloo. In 2013,

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