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For Dutch, watching linear TV is still king

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

Despite growth in on-demand and time-shifted television watching, linear TV still rules among Dutch viewers. Read the story »

Van Rooyen to be named Sky UK CEO

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

Stephen van Rooyen is set to become the new chief executive of Sky’s UK operations. Read the story »

Nielsen to start sharing data from connected TVs

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

On April 25, US research company Nielsen will start sharing more data from connected TV devices. Read the story »

Awesomeness TV launches local European channels

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

Digital MCN Awesomeness TV has launched in four European countries, the UK, Spain, France, Germanym as well as in Brazil. Read the story »

Fullscreen and Vice Media join MIP Digital Fronts

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

Fullscreen and Vice Media will round out the line-up for the third edition of MIPDigital Fronts at this year’s MIPTV in Cannes. Read the story »

Vectra gains TV subscribers

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

The Polish cable operator Vectra ended 2015 with a total of 936,500 subscribers, or 3.04% more than a year. Read the story »

Report: Rovi in talks to buy TiVo

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

TiVo is in advanced negotiations to be sold to Rovi, according to The New York Times. Read the story »

Ombudsman appeals against Polish media law

BroadbandTVNews - March 25, 2016

The Polish Commissioner for Human Rights (RPO) has lodged an appeal with the country’s Constitutional Court (TK) against the media law enacted on December 31, 2015. Read the story »

CNET's LG G5 Giveaway - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 25, 2016
Two lucky winners have the chance to get their hands on a new LG G5 phone.









Crave giveaway: Free 32GB computer memory boost from Crucial - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 25, 2016
Does your computer need a performance boost? Read on to find out how to get a new memory module that will especially appeal to gamers and overclockers.









Apple shows how kissing actors desperately need Siri and Apple Music - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Technically Incorrect: A new Apple TV ad features the actor who plays Jaime Lanister in the throes of acting passion. Even Apple Music lends a hand. But will technology be enough?









A Miata targa and new Godzilla make us swoon (AutoComplete Ep. 11) - Roadshow

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Nissan refreshes the GT-R, Mazda gives the Miata a special targa version, and Toyota puts Prius on battery steroids. The Roadshow team has it all from the New York auto show.









Netflix admits throttling video speeds on AT&T, Verizon - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Video-streaming service says it's been slowing down video speeds for five years to protect its customers.









Sony's new company to focus on games for smart devices - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
ForwardWorks will leverage PlayStation franchises and characters for games that will initially appear only in Asia.









Heavy Facebook, Twitter users 3 times more likely be depressed - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Technically Incorrect: A new University of Pittsburgh study suggests there is a correlation between overuse of the likes of Facebook and depression. That doesn't mean social media causes depression.









Is binge watching the new normal for you? - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Seventy percent of us admit to marathon TV-watching sessions, according to a new study.









Before Twitter and Trump, candidates' families have been fair game - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Social media might be broadening the audience of nasty attacks, but a look at history suggests they're not the cause.









Google Maps error allegedly leads to demolition of wrong house - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Technically Incorrect: Take two streets with similar sounding names. Add a Google Maps error. Result: a Texas house disappears.









​Police turn to digital bloodhounds in modern-day manhunts - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
Law enforcement agencies throughout Europe have an arsenal of tech tools to find a suspect in Tuesday's bombings in Brussels.









How Twitter corrupted Microsoft's sweet AI teen 'Tay' (CNET Update show notes) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - March 24, 2016
The chatbot didn't last a day before she was shut down for repeating horrible things she "learned" from Twitter. Meanwhile, Sony plans to make PlayStation games for smartphones and Apple Pay may be expanding to websites soon.









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