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Viral Videos Get Hubbed At Dailymotion

Dailymotion has decided that it isn’t going to wait for you to decide what to search for anymore. The video site has announced the launch of what it’s calling “on-demand, curated content hubs” collecting videos based around news stories and search trends on the site, with the intent of making it easier for users to find what they’re …

Google TV Jailbroken For $500 Reward

Google may not have opened up software development tools for its Google TV platform yet, but that doesn’t mean that others haven’t decided to take the matter into their own hands. A group calling itself GTVHacker Dev Team has already cracked the code – in part through physically cracking the TV itself and soldering wires together – in …

Consumer Electronics Show: 11 Tech Trends for 2011

The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show has officially drawn to a close. The biggest tech show around, CES covers over 3 million square feet of floor space and draws over 100,000 industry insiders to Las Vegas in early January every year to set the tone for what we can expect to see from the world of technology in the not-too-distant future. …

CES: 3D TV Overshadowed By Connected TV This Year

Ask anyone who covered last year’s Consumer Electronics Show what its overarching theme was and most will tell you that 3D TV stole the spotlight.

A year later, and consumers have been slow to adopt 3D TV. There was plenty of 3D technology on display at this year’s show, ranging from TVs to computers to handheld devices, but most …

The Price Is Right For CBS To Sign On To Boxee

It appears that CBS boss Les Moonves wasn’t joking when he said that CBS was willing to talk to streaming VoD companies, as long as the price was right: relatively minor VoD company Boxee has announced that it will start selling individual episodes of CBS shows later this year.

The announcement was made at CES, and marks the first …

Hulu Plus Coming To Vizio, Android Phones

Hulu Plus is continuing its slow journey towards being available everywhere, with the announcement that the paid streaming television on demand service is now available on Vizio Internet-connected HDTVs, and will soon be available on Vizio Blu-Ray players and select Android phones. Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced the partnerships at CES …

How Dangerous Is 3D, Really?

3D may be the new thing for movies, television and gaming, but just how safe is it…? As we reported yesterday, Nintendo recently posted a warning on its Japanese website that suggested that players take a break from 3D every thirty minutes, adding “For children under the age of 6, looking at 3D images for a long time could possibly …

Networks Plan To Freeze Out VoD Streaming

The television industry may have finally worked out a way to get around concerns about viewers “cord-cutting” and dropping their cable boxes in favor of Video on Demand: Stop releasing their show to VoD companies.

Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent, talking at the Citigroup Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference …

TiVo Sales, Stock Soars As Company Repositions Itself As Media Hub

TiVo’s fortunes are on the rise, and it may be because the company is pushing beyond DVR to reposition itself as the producer of the must-have home media hub. According to CEO Tom Rogers, the company’s new Premiere DVR box – which comes free with a two-year subscription for $20 a month, and offers users access to streamed VoD content …

Is a 3D SI Swimsuit Video a Brilliant Idea or Cheesy Scheme?

The past decade has brought about the proliferation of Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit franchise in the form of videos, YouTube channels and iPhone apps. But, for SI readers looking for more bikinis on an even larger variety of media, you’re in luck.

Sports Illustrated has teamed with Sony to unveil its first ever 3D Swimsuit video, …

Celebrity-Tech Collaborations: A Win-Win for Both Sides

Everyone loves a celebrity endorsement: From athletic equipment to food to cars, consumers can’t turn on their televisions today without seeing someone famous being a spokesperson for a big-name product. But recently, more and more artists and entertainers are making endorsement deals with tech products — and using those opportunities …

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