La fin de cet été 2014 a été marquée par une série de rendez-vous importants pour l’avenir de la télévision connectée : le Festival international de la télévision d’Édimbourg, l’IFA (la Foire internationale d’électronique grand public) de Berlin et enfin l’IBC (le Salon international de la télévision numérique) d’Amsterdam. Ces salons sont traditionnellement des marqueurs des… [Lire la suite sur ZDNet]
Cook needs to look a bit harder
With the news this week that the iPlayer has extended its window for watching to a full month, the arrival of even more channels on Virgin Media’s streaming service and the steady roll-out of Sky’s impressive new feature set you’d be forgiven for… [Read more on TechRadar]
TV remains an area of great interest for Tim Cook and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) . The company, whose Apple TV set-top box is in 20 million homes, may be looking to open up its television platform to developers a bit more in the near future.
Global Equities Research released a note on Wednesday indicating Apple is working on an App Store for Apple TV. Trip Chowdhry interviewed several… [Read more on The Motley Fool]
AMZN should focus on e-commerce, not expensive video content
Amazon (AMZN) shares have been under pressure in 2014, with AMZN stock down about 20% year-to-date vs. a gain of about 6% for the S&P 500.
The reason for all the downward pressure on Amazon stock is a focus on margins and profits, with AMZN stock holders no longer patient with the e-commerce giant’s plan of building its scale at the the expense of the bottom line.
Recent boondoggles at Amazon include… [Read more on InvestorPlace]
Special guest post by Steve Christian, VP Marketing, Verimatrix
In sub-Saharan Africa nearly every TV home will be converted to Digital TV by 2020 according to Digital TV Research. Full digital transition will have been completed by the end of next year in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Malawi – the key markets for Kenya’s ambitious Wananchi group that is targeting to…