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(video) NBC News See Upside in Radio with the Advent of the "Connected Car"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Radio is "the most durable" form of media, says Vivian Schiller, Chief Digital Officer of NBC News and former NPR CEO in this video.  And, it...

Watching "Big Think" Videos for Credit at Harvard and Yale

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.14.2012 | Education
Andy Plesser

Big Think, the New York-based publisher and syndicator of short videos of thought leaders in business, academia, politics and the arts, now provides ...

Smart TV's Take Center Stage at CES with LG Kick-off Press Conference

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Starting out the week-long CES conference in Las Vegas on Monday will be a highly anticipated press conference with LG Electronics.  For an e...

AOL, Digitas, MSNBC.com, MIT, NBC News, Taboola, Others Set for Beet.TV Leadership Retreat in March

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.09.2012 | Technology
Andy Plesser

I am pleased to announce the preliminary list of speakers for our two-day, executive retreat at the W Retreat and Spa on the island of Vieques on Mar...

David Westin, "NewsRight" and the Essential Transformation of Digital Journalism

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Former ABC News president David Westin says that as the appetite for digital journalism is going up, the economics for original reporting has beco...

LG's Matt Durgin on Apps, Games and the Value of the Big Screen TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The world of "smart," or IP-connected television sets, is evolving on many levels from new paid Apps to advertising around Apps, to video chat, and s...

Akamai Buys Key Rival Cotendo

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Internet services giant Akamai closed out 2011 with the purchase of mobile network acceleration software maker Cotendo in a deal that analysts say...

Hipsters with Rabbit Ears? Boxee to Deliver Broadcast TV in HD via USB Dongle

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

In January, owners of the Boxee Box can expand their viewing to include local HD broadcast channels with the purchase of a $49 dollar USB dongle w...

NFL, NBC Sports and Verizon Wireless Ready the First Mobile Super Bowl

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Subscribers to Verizon Wireless will be able to watch the February's Super Bowl live on their smartphones in what will be the first time the game ...

Boxee's Avner Ronen: Apps are Not Part of the Future of TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Apps are beginning to proliferate the connected TV landscape, but they are not the future, says Avner Ronen, CEO and co-founder of Boxee in this i...

The Times Launches "Vertical Apps" for Politics, Fashion

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The New York Times has been expanding "vertical" Apps around specific editorial with the recent launch of an iPhone App for the 2012 election and ...

The Beet.TV Special -- "The Root to CES" -- a Live Webcast w/ Adobe, Akamai, Boxee, Digitas, CNET, LG, NPD and Verizon

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Watch live streaming video from beet_tv at livestream.com Please join Beet.TV on Wednesday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a 90-minute Webcast abou...

Occupy Wall Street Video Producers Employ 4G Device to Stream Protests

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Global Revolution, the organization which is managing the live Web video streaming of a number of Occupy Wall Street protests, has purchased sever...

WPP Plans Video Ad Network with New Acquisition

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

With the acquisition of Los Angeles-based Panache, WPP, the world's biggest advertising holding company, will build a video ad serving business an...

Newspapers Becoming Video-Centric as Visitors Learn to Watch

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are becoming increasingly video-centric as visitors become more familiar with watching clips  ...

Dailymotion Has Syndication Pact with MSN, other Publishers

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Dailymotion, the giant video-sharing site, has a syndication pact with MSN and other top publishers to use its embeddable player on a revenue-shar...

Huge Campaign Dollars Coming to Online Video and MSNBC.com has a Plan for Localization

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The 2012 presidential, congressional and local elections will involve enormous media budgets with an increased portion going to online video, says...

'Tis the Season to Be Streaming, CNET's Dan Ackerman

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

This holiday season, one of the most dramatic shifts in technology consumption is the wide-scale move to streaming rather than downloading media, ...

The Arab Spring and the Rise of Niche Web Programming

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MONACO -- In the wake of the Arab Spring and the loosening of the grip of state-controlled media, new content creators are emerging in the Middle ...

EPIX Headed to Microsoft's Xbox and iPad in December

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MONACO -- EPIX, the premium entertainment service available on television, on- demand, online and on consumer electronic devices, will be availabl...

Reuters Expands Original Business Television Programming for the Web

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With 12 new shows and eight more in development, Reuters is making a significant commitment to television programming for the Web and is finding t...

Time Inc. Readies Apps for All 21 Magazines

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MONACO, Cote d'Azur -- Time Inc. will publish all 21 U.S. magazine as Apps in January, says Paul Caine, Chief Revenue Officer of Time Inc., in thi...

AOL Video, "Next Generation TV Network"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MONACO- With premium programming, affiliated content creators and broad distribution across multiple devices, AOL Video chief Ran Harnevo refers t...

Program Alert: 11/15 at 2:30 ET: Beet.TV Leadership Summit: The Value of Engagement, Presented by Tremor Video

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.14.2012 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Watch live streaming video from beet_tv at livestream.com Beet.TV Leadership Summit and Live Webcast Presented by Tremor Video, Hosted by Digitas THE...

Technology Start-ups Booming in Europe Despite Economic Woes

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While Europe grapples with turmoil and uncertainty, the tech start-up scene is thriving, says Loic Le Meur, who reports that the number of applica...