BBC Backstage is to close in December, the corporation confirmed today. The five-year-old platform for independent developers has been in a… Read more »
As well as having to find £340 million to finance BBC World Service, BBC Monitoring and most of S4C in the government’s spending review, th… Read more »
The BBC has finally appointed a new digital media director to run BBC Online, BBC iPlayer, BBC Mobile and BBC Red Button – seven months afte… Read more »
Here is the web-wide radio console being built by the BBC together with commercial radio stations, due for a December launch… Read more »
Once upon a time, one might have imagined a Kangaroo on a Canvas. But the former, a commercial VOD JV involving BBC Worldwide, was prohibite… Read more »
» Two weeks after New York magazine called him the “Demon Blogger of Fleet Street,” Nick Denton gets another profile that emphasi… Read more »
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Some people don’t know an opportunity when it’s staring them in the face.
A group of 14 local-town TV and news operators has written a lett… Read more »
BBC Worldwide’s BBC.com EVP and MD Luke Bradley-Jones is making his latest senior online commercial hire – British Airways digital marketing… Read more »
Independent multimedia producers want the BBC Trust to force BBC executives to commission more content from outside the corporation.
Earlie… Read more »
The BBC-led Canvas connected-TV JV, now confirmed as named “YouView”, will prefer TV-specific apps to the open web and will leave paid conte… Read more »
The brand name for the UK’s public-service connected-TV joint venture, codenamed Project Canvas, has been confirmed as “YouView” (after all,… Read more »
BBC Worldwide is plucking an iPlayer exec from the BBC itself to drive through its stuttering plan to launch an overseas version of the VOD… Read more »
Project Canvas connected-TV boxes and televisions will report viewers’ consumption of linear broadcasts, on-demand shows and apps to their p… Read more »
» The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) saw its shares rise as high as 8 percent upon speculation that Mexican billionaire Carlos Sl… Read more »
The UK’s connected-TV joint venture of ISPs and public broadcasters has ministerial seal of approval.
“I’m basically very positive about Ca… Read more »
Herb Scannell continues to pull former Viacom (NYSE: VIA) colleagues into BBC Worldwide America. The latest is Ann Sarnoff, who left Dow Jon… Read more »
The BBC is hiring Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) digital media executive Daniel Danker to its new position of general manager for programmes and on-… Read more »
At the IFA home electronics event in Berlin, the BBC is announcing that it’s signed deals to widen platform carriage for its iPlayer VOD cat… Read more »
The BBC has signed a deal to syndicate news video to the website of Moscow newspaper Gazeta.
The arrangement will mean videos from BBCRussi… Read more »
Independent television producers have vowed to block making BBC iPlayer accessible to UK license payers whilst abroad, just hours after BBC… Read more »
BBC director-general Mark Thompson has committed the corporation to making its iPlayer VOD service available to UK license payers whilst tra… Read more »
What if your TV automatically showed you links to related material?
That’s the question this BBC R&D prototype sets out to answer… Read more »
As expected, the newly renamed Channel 5 is rejoining Project Canvas as a stakeholder.
Five had pulled out earlier this summer as owner RTL… Read more »
IP Vision had always been opposed to the proposed UK connected-TV JV Project Canvas…
But, after Virgin Media (NSDQ: VMED) decided to form… Read more »
Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is hiring BBC News’ head of development and rights, Madhav Chinnappa, to its partnerships team for Europe, the Middle Ea… Read more »
Steve Jobs may be betting the upcoming fifth revision to the web’s HTML language will fill iOS’ Flash gap, but the BBC doesn’t think that pr… Read more »
So how exactly will the BBC’s online strategy review trickle down to the coalface? Future media and technology boss Erik Huggers spends 2,00… Read more »
The Project Canvas connected-TV consortium is asking consumer electronics manufacturers that want to make compatible gadgets to submit expre… Read more »
Travel publisher Lonely Planet will on Wednesday embed augmented reality features in to new, Android versions of its mobile city guide apps,… Read more »
By Nicholas Watt: The BBC needs “clearer red lines” around its website to allow competitors that depend on private revenue to survive, the g… Read more »
The BBC has been freed to launch smartphone apps by the BBC Trust, which has ruled that the idea does not need to be subjected to a Public V… Read more »
The Meek shall inherit Project Canvas. Kip Meek, that is. The Broadband Stakeholder Group chairman has been named as chairman by the partner… Read more »
– Chris Wade: The former ShoZu CEO has been named executive chairman of videoconferencing service VC-Net. Mobile content sharer ShozU sold… Read more »
Remember BBC Listener, the $12.99-a-quarter iPhone app BBC Worldwide launched in to the U.S. in May?
We don’t know how popular it’s been ye… Read more »
“We anticipate we’ll have our live streaming games available on iPad in the fall,” NBA Digital SVP and GM Bryan Perez told our paidContent M… Read more »
The BBC has clocked a million global downloads for its ad-funded iPad news app – even though it’s currently forbidden from releasing it in i… Read more »
The BBC is continuing its efforts to find overseas advertising money by targeting its main homepage at U.S. audiences for the first time.
T… Read more »
– The BBC World Cup site got an average 5.9 million unique UK users per week during the tournament, peaking at 9 million in week two (sourc… Read more »
Five’s decision to no longer be an equity partner in the Canvas joint venture will save the broadcaster £16.5 million – and will mean very… Read more »