Posts Tagged ‘Boxee’

With the advent of the paywall on Hulu, YouTube, Boxee and other video platforms, Hollywood could learn a lesson from the online gaming industry on just what it will take to get to epic profitability – tapping the consumers all-important willingness to pay. The online gaming industry is exploding into a substantial second economy as […]


I had a chance to talk with David Kohl of VEVO at CTIA’s Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live! today about their development slate of original programming, live events and syndication partners and he had much exciting news to share.  VEVO is now clocking 60 million monthly uniques across its distributed network since having launched last December, […]


The week ahead couldn’t be more exciting with the sold out #VidCon and NATPE’s #LATV Fest taking over the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.  Party with your favorite web celebs and network executives.  It’s the place to pitch your way to fame and fortune.  We’ll be there tweeting live so follow @contentnow.  Here’s where we plan […]


SXSW Music kickoff is tonight!    That means SXSWi & Film is ending – oh boo – the winning session goes to the Cuban/Boxee debate and the Sean Lennon panel.  The Tarantino session had the most drama.  Most tweeted parties included Gowalla, PBS, Pure Volume, Frog Design, Diggnation and Ning (RV)IP Karaoke. That said, in just a […]


SXSW Music + Film + Interactive is just days away. I’ve interviewed close to a dozen bands for Spinner and will start posting those links below.  Here’s just a small sampling of the panels, the parties, and the experiences awaiting.  Enjoy! Broadway Calls http://www.spinner.com/2010/02/11/sxsw-2010-broadway-calls/ Grace Potter and The Nocturnals http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/10/sxsw-2010-grace-potter-and-the-nocturnals/ Grady http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/12/grady-interview-sxsw-2010/ Grandchildren http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/11/grandchildren-interview-sxsw-2010/ Grass Widow […]


TV of Tomorrow has to be one of the most productive industry shows around.  Not only was the staging cinematically breathtaking but there was as much drama offstage in the dealmaking.  If I wasn’t assigned to do ten SXSW band interviews for Spinner over the next few days I could easily post nine thousand words […]


Anyone who is a fan of Tracy Swedlow’s excellent InteractiveTV Today blog is going to want to be at her TV of Tomorrow Show this week at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco where the talk will be everything OTT, CloudTV, and TV everywhere with probably the best discussion on Tcommerce interactive […]


Tucked into tiny North Hall, Macworld rocks on without Apple.  Half the floor space, schwagless vendors (no USB powered lava lamps, no bunny ears, no tee shirts) and a nearly invisible press – these could seem like dark times.  But the mood is surprisingly light as smiling crowds pulse through the narrow aisles of the market […]


Tomorrow happens at the tastemaking festival of the year, SXSW Music + Film + Interactive, where nearly 30,000 will descend upon Austin from F 3/12 – Su 3/21 to spark new ideas on social-mobile-gaming-film-tv-music-and more that contemplate where we’re heading and the nuts and bolts of how to get there.  It’s a launching pad for […]


Take a closer look at the OTT platforms tomorrow as OTTcon swings into town at the Holiday Inn, San Jose at 1740 North First Street.  Here is the agenda: FEBRUARY 2, 2010 8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Breakfast 9:00 – 9:45 Keynote Presentation “In With the Old, in With the New—A Pragmatic Approach to Broadband […]