Classic TV shows downsized for Web

Classic TV shows downsized for Web
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Sony is breathing new life into such TV series as “T.J. Hooker” and “Starsky & Hutch” by retooling full-length episodes from its classic television library into “minisodes” for the Web.[Lees verder]

Microsoft adds streaming, services to Silverlight
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp., the world’s largest software maker, said on Monday it plans to offer a streaming video service that stores and hosts video for its new Silverlight online media platform.[Lees verder]

Amateur hour upon us, but no need for alarm
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Take heart, Hollywood: Andrew Keen feels your pain. He has even gone to the trouble of writing you a 200-page sympathy card in the form of his new book, “The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture,” which will be released in June.[Lees verder]

Google expands personalization with iGoogle
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) – Google Inc. is stepping up efforts to allow its users to personalize how they search the Web, moving beyond the one-size-fits-all approach to search it already offers.[Lees verder]

NBC Universal looks to feed off Rmail
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC Universal has made a minor acquisition that will play a part in a major shift for its business down the road.[Lees verder]

Yahoo signs up Comcast for Web ads deal
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. cable television leader Comcast Corp. and Internet media company Yahoo Inc. said on Monday they had agreed to a multi-year partnership for Yahoo to supply Web advertising to Comcast.[Lees verder]

Muslim, traditional, but finding love on the Web
LONDON (Reuters) – When “Sweetgal”, a 29-year-old British Muslim from central England, began looking for a new husband last year, at first she didn’t know where to turn.[Lees verder]

“Brandjacking” common on Web: report
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Corporate brands face multi-pronged assaults from fraudulent online attackers, according to a report published on Monday that quantifies the scope of the most common threats.[Lees verder]

Google says Viacom lawsuit threat to Internet use
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) – Viacom Inc.’s copyright infringement suit against Google Inc. and its YouTube video-sharing unit strikes at the heart of how the Internet works, Google argued on Monday in a U.S. federal court filing.[Lees verder]

UK band’s new marketing ploy is to give album away
LONDON (Reuters) – A British indie band is giving away its new album for free online in a bid to create a fanbase that could make it easier to make money in the future.[Lees verder]

Classic TV shows downsized for Web
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Sony is breathing new life into such TV series as “T.J. Hooker” and “Starsky & Hutch” by retooling full-length episodes from its classic television library into “minisodes” for the Web.[Lees verder]

Microsoft adds streaming, services to Silverlight
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp., the world’s largest software maker, said on Monday it plans to offer a streaming video service that stores and hosts video for its new Silverlight online media platform.[Lees verder]

Amateur hour upon us, but no need for alarm
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Take heart, Hollywood: Andrew Keen feels your pain. He has even gone to the trouble of writing you a 200-page sympathy card in the form of his new book, “The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture,” which will be released in June.[Lees verder]

Google expands personalization with iGoogle
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) – Google Inc. is stepping up efforts to allow its users to personalize how they search the Web, moving beyond the one-size-fits-all approach to search it already offers.[Lees verder]

NBC Universal looks to feed off Rmail
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC Universal has made a minor acquisition that will play a part in a major shift for its business down the road.[Lees verder]

Yahoo signs up Comcast for Web ads deal
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. cable television leader Comcast Corp. and Internet media company Yahoo Inc. said on Monday they had agreed to a multi-year partnership for Yahoo to supply Web advertising to Comcast.[Lees verder]

Muslim, traditional, but finding love on the Web
LONDON (Reuters) – When “Sweetgal”, a 29-year-old British Muslim from central England, began looking for a new husband last year, at first she didn’t know where to turn.[Lees verder]

“Brandjacking” common on Web: report
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Corporate brands face multi-pronged assaults from fraudulent online attackers, according to a report published on Monday that quantifies the scope of the most common threats.[Lees verder]

Google says Viacom lawsuit threat to Internet use
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) – Viacom Inc.’s copyright infringement suit against Google Inc. and its YouTube video-sharing unit strikes at the heart of how the Internet works, Google argued on Monday in a U.S. federal court filing.[Lees verder]

UK band’s new marketing ploy is to give album away
LONDON (Reuters) – A British indie band is giving away its new album for free online in a bid to create a fanbase that could make it easier to make money in the future.[Lees verder]