Rich Kearney

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Relativity Launches Digital Studio Division (EXCLUSIVE)

Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh — calling traditional TV advertising a dead-end — is expanding the studio’s digital push with a new unit focused on …

Does Netflix need a couch potato mode?

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Is the best user interface for a TV the one that’s been in place for the last 50 or so years? That’s what Kyle Vanhemert …

Don’t Like Your Facebook “Look Back”? You’ll Be Able To Edit It Soon.

For the past 24 hours, my Facebook newsfeed has been predominantly filled with just two things:<p>1) People sharing those cutesy automated “Look Back” videos that Facebook made for most of its users to celebrate the company’s 10th anniversary<p>2) People complaining that they hate their Look Back<p>Don’t …

YouTube to wipe site clean of 'fraudulent' video views

Some people thirsty for mass attention have paid for bogus video views and now the video-sharing site has had enough.<p>It isn't exactly a secret that with a certain amount of cash, people can pay for views, followers, and likes on their accounts and profiles on social networks. This is something …

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VidCast Bookmarklet Sends Web Video to Chromecast

Google's Chromecast SDK has only been open to the public for a couple of days, but developers are already hard at work building new apps and tools. A …

HTC confirms plans to sell wearable device this year

Troubled handset maker's chairwoman tells Bloomberg she expects the release will help turn around the company's sliding fortunes.<p>HTC plans to begin selling a wearable device by year's end, HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang told Bloomberg, confirming long-standing rumors that the troubled handset maker will …

Wearable Tech

Kik Updates App With Built-In Browser

Kik's iOS and Android apps got a major update Wednesday. The instant-messaging service now has a built-in browser that enables users to search the …

Amazon acquires game studio Double Helix Games

Acquisition comes less than a week after a report that the Internet retailer was planning to launch a game console later this year.<p>Amazon has acquired independent game studio Double Helix Games, adding to speculation that the Internet retailer is preparing to enter game console space sometime this …

Star Wars

The Distorted View of YouTube Through a Television Lens - VideoInk

For nearly two years, my team and I have publicly challenged the reign of television in the video content world while comparing TV’s decline to that …

Let’s face it: social TV is dead

Advertisement<p>24 Comments<p>Okay, video startups, it’s time to get real: That social TV thing you’ve been trying for the last couple years? It’s not …

Social TV Is Broken: Here's How to Fix It

It's time for Social TV offerings to forget about check-ins and badges and focus on bringing context and curated conversations to the second …

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