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2014-10-02 08:26:41

Acquisition of HWW positions Gracenote for growth throughout Asia-Pacific EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote, a division of Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA), today announced that it has acquired HWW, Australia's leading provider of TV and movie data, for $19 million USD ($21 million AUD) from Mi9, which is owned by Nine Entertainment Co. This acquisition expands Gracenote's international reach into the Australian TV and digital entertainment market,...

2014-09-03 12:26:17

Baseline broadens Gracenote's video metadata and adds subscription-based entertainment services to its portfolio EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote today announced it has acquired Baseline, a provider of film and television information and services. Baseline's industry-leading database deepens Gracenote's existing video metadata by adding detailed, descriptive information about movies and TV productions to power next generation TV and video experiences for...

2014-08-26 00:20:44

Entertainment and technology veteran to head up the metadata and technology business for Tribune Media EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) today announced the appointment of John Batter as chief executive officer of Gracenote and executive vice president of Tribune Media. An experienced technology and entertainment executive, Batter will set the strategic direction and drive growth for Gracenote's core music and video metadata and...

2014-08-21 16:22:49

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) today announced that Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question and answer session at the Nomura Digital Media Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The session will begin at 1:15 p.m. ET. An audio webcast of the session will be available live here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available on the Tribune Media Investor Relations website at...

2014-07-09 12:28:25

Acquisition of Asia's leading TV listings and search provider bolsters Tribune's reach to 600 million TV subscribers globally PALO ALTO, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company (OTC: TRBAA), today announced it has acquired What's-ON, a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East. This move expands Tribune's TV listings and video metadata footprint...

2014-06-24 08:28:17

Lets music fans jam to personalized radio and playlists of 20 million songs LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROK Mobile has enlisted Gracenote® to help power its new ROK Music streaming service for personalized Internet radio. With Gracenote Rhythm(TM), ROK users are able to create a constant stream of their favorite tunes based on Gracenote's algorithms and world-class music data. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/120842 Launching on July 4(th), ROK...

2014-05-28 23:05:05

Acclaimed 32-Hour Hackathon Will Offer $6,000 Grand Prize to Encourage Participants to "Break and Remake" TV; Winner Will Be Revealed at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 [itvt], the most widely read and trusted news source on multiplatform interactive and social TV, today announced it is bringing its highly-acclaimed tvot^ Hackathon back to San Francisco on June 7-8. Advanced television innovators and newsmakers, including Gracenote, DirecTV,...

2014-03-05 08:27:26

Musicmetric Adds Unique Social, Peer-to-Peer and Trend Analytics to Gracenote Rhythm Platform EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote®, the leader in music and video recognition and discovery technology, announced today that it will begin integrating unique social analytics data from Musicmetric, a suite of products and technology services from entertainment analytics firm Semetric, to its Gracenote Rhythm(TM) music Discovery and Internet Radio platform. The...

2014-02-03 08:24:47

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Corporation of America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation ("Sony"), today announced that it has closed on the sale of all of the shares of Gracenote, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, to Tribune Company for $170 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. The sale was announced on December 23, 2013. As previously announced, Sony will record a gain within operating income of...

2014-02-03 08:24:37

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Gracenote from Sony Corporation of America. The deal brings together Gracenote with Tribune Media Services, forming one of the largest sources of entertainment metadata in the world. The addition of Gracenote also expands Tribune's reach into new growth areas, including streaming music services, mobile devices and automotive infotainment, where Gracenote has a powerful...


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