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Facebook VP EMEA on Oculus Rift: 'We see it as the next big platform'

Facebook VP EMEA on Oculus Rift: 'We see it as the next big platform'

Henry Taylor27th March 2014 09:30

Speaking at the FT Digital Media Conference 2014, Facebook's vice president EMEA Nicola Mendelsohn said the company's acquisition of VR firm Oculus was a continuation of Mark Zuckerberg’s drive to connect every person on the planet, and social network sees virtual reality as the next big platform

Facebook, Broadcast, Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Mobile


How can publishers use big data effectively?

How can publishers use big data effectively?

MPP Global Solutions27th March 2014 08:45

The term 'big data' was something of a buzzword in 2013 and the concept continues to cause confusion among company executives. More people are consuming paid content but can publishers make the most of the huge amounts of subscription data this creates?

Advertising, B2B Media, Broadcast, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Mobile, Newspapers

AOL On launch: plugging a gap YouTube could so easily fill?

AOL On launch: plugging a gap YouTube could so easily fill?

Henry Taylor25th March 2014 07:00

Competing with YouTube isn’t a position many companies would want to find themselves in, but AOL is doing exactly that with the launch of AOL ON – a curated library of “premium” content including over 750,000 videos spread across 18 channels. We spoke to director of mobile and video strategy Mark Melling to find out how AOL plans to succeed against such stiff competition

AOL, Channel 4, Broadcast, Digital Media, Newspapers

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EU votes to protect Google and Netflix from telecoms charges

Telegraph.co.uk - Media3rd April 2014 14:37

Campaigners claim 'net neutrality' legislation stops 'two-tier internet'

Broadcast, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Yahoo aspires to mirror the success of Netflix's House of Cards

John ReynoldsMediaGuardian19th March 2014 17:14

Dawn Airey is planning more original content 'emblematic' shows for the internet company's global television audience


Global music streaming revenues hit $1bn

Telegraph.co.uk - Media18th March 2014 13:00

Services such as Spotify grew 51pc in 2013 driving the first growth in the European music industry for 12 years

Broadcast, Finance and Deals

Boxfish Raises $7M; Don't Fear Machines

AdExchangerAdexchanger.com18th March 2014 04:03

Here's today's AdExchanger.com news round-up... Want it by email? Sign-up here. Revolutionizing TV Boxfish, a TV data startup, has raised $7 million in hopes of augmenting its product portfolio and expanding internationally. According to GigaOm, “Until now, the idea has been to profile viewers based on where they live and which shows they watch – […]

Advertising, Broadcast

Comcast-FreeWheel Deal Underscores Collision Of TV, Digital Video Interests

Kelly LiyakasaAdexchanger.com7th March 2014 20:41

Comcast’s acquisition Thursday of video ad serving platform FreeWheel generated numerous questions, the most common being: What does this mean for the future of Pay TV and digital video ecosystem? Beyond anticipating the convergence of linear TV and digital video ad dollars, there’s still tremendous fragmentation between the worlds of the television operator and programmer, […]


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