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2014-07-21 08:29:42

Beamly's next-gen social TV guide, recommendations and show engagement platform integrates with Android TV, provides device manufacturers an end-to-end solution for Android-powered TVs and set top boxes NEW YORK and LONDON and SYDNEY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social TV platform Beamly is bringing its personalized TV guide, content discovery, content recommendation, remote control, personalized news feeds, community and show engagement platform to the first screen. "We've always...

2014-07-10 16:24:01

-- Three quarters of internet users globally still watch TV daily -- 34% Canadians 'screen-stack' while watching TV -- Nearly 85% Canadians now watch online video on a digital device TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - While Canadians' love affair with television endures, TV sets alone are no longer enough to satisfy our appetite for content, driving the growth of online media and 'screen-stacking' - the use of multiple digital devices at the same time, according to global...

2013-06-17 23:21:46

Audio now playable from within social network. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Social sound and next-generation podcasting platform Audioboo has announced the introduction of Twitter media cards into its web and mobile platform. This development means that audio shared via Twitter can now be played via a bespoke embed in Twitter´s timeline, without the need to open another window. This announcement marks the latest development in a period of rapid growth for Audioboo — the...

2011-08-28 04:58:22

  Google TV service will launch in the UK and throughout Europe early next year, Eric Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of the Menlo Park, California-based company announced Friday. The service, which allows people to view a mix of online and television content on their TV screens through a special browser, originally launched in the United States last October. Google will bring the project to European markets, despite what Reuters reporter Georgina Prodhan calls "teething...

2010-11-19 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from VNEWS at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=36367e30-6cf3-41ae-9fa1-6d735025a6ba From the visionary insights of global leaders in digital content to breathtaking displays of the latest in 3D technology and digital marketing, the largest digital content forum in the Hispanic world has inspired and challenged participants with the latest ideas and cutting edge technology. Germany was this year's guest...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.