SkreensTV aims to put every possible show on your TV at once (The Verge)

SkreensTV

SkreensTV

An audacious plan to make picture in picture on TVs cool (with a k)

“Imagine your wife could be watching Sex in the City while you’re watching a sports game, but on the same TV, and you could control it all from your iPad,” is how SkreensTV was first described to me. Besides the myriad things wrong with this scenario happening in the… [Read more on The Verge]

Sony teste aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télé en ligne (L’Express)

Un magasin d’électronique à Tokyo le 31 juillet 2014 afp.com/Yoshikazu Tsuno

New York – Le géant japonais de l’électronique Sony va commencer à tester aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télévision par internet combinant de la vidéo à la demande et des…

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VoD moving from devices to TVs (Advanced Television)

New figures from Mediabug – Decipher’s bi-annual UK media consumption tracker – have shown how the increasing popularity of TV connected services such as Now TV is leading to more viewers choosing their… [Read more on Advanced Television]

Vodafone to take on Sky, BT and Virgin in home broadband and TV (Marketing Magazine)

Vodafone: set to enter home broadband and TV markets

Vodafone will go head to head with brands including Sky, BT, Virgin Media and Talk Talk when it enters the increasingly crowded home broadband and TV market in spring 2015.

Vodafone’s plans were thin on detail, but the move will see the company sign… [Read more on Marketing Magazine]

Foxtel backs up new price plans with binge watching and HBO partnership (C|Net)

digital entertainment post foxtel

Announced back in September, Foxtel’s new pricing plans are now available, along with the launch of the BoxSets ‘binge watch’ channel.

Foxtel has officially launched its new pricing and plan structures, at the same time as bringing the anticipated BoxSets channel on air.

Starting today, customers can now access… [Read more on C|Net]

Bouygues Telecom : beIN Sports accessible en second écran sans surcoût via B.tv (NEXT INpact)

digital entertainment post bein sport second écran

Récemment, beIN Sports proposait une offre permettant d’accéder à ses chaînes sur d’autres écrans que la télévision. Mais cela passait alors par un abonnement dédié, impossible à lier avec celui payé pour un accès sur la TV. Aujourd’hui, Bouygues Telecom propose une solution à ses clients via son application B.tv.

Contrairement à ce que propose le groupe Canal, l’accès en… [Lire la suite sur NEXT INpact]

Microsoft Ditches Plans to Be the Next Netflix (Wall St. CheatSheet)

Source: Xbox.com

With 3,000 new layoffs, Microsoft has finished the plan set out earlier this year by COO Satya Nadella to eliminate 18,000 jobs from the company. Particularly telling for video game fans are the layoffs in the Xbox division. Xbox Entertainment Studios, the arm of the company responsible for creating original TV shows,… [Read more on Wall St. CheatSheet]