Networks Set To Fight Leagues Over Online Streams: Analyst Sweeting

LAS VEGAS — Broadcast networks, peeved that TV audiences are moving to platforms for which they don’t have big live sports rights, are likely to try negotiating hard when rights are due for renewal. “Broadcasters have paid godawful sums of money,” Paul Sweeting, a media analyst who consults through his own Concurrent Media Strategies and writes for […]

 

Friend MTS’ Video Fingerprinting Will Take Child Porn Offline

Online video fingerprinting technology will be used by child porn police to seek out and take down the offensive material from the internet. Birmingham, UK-based Friend MTS says it has “donated” its F1 fingerprinting system to the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children. Once enforcers have found child porn videos, they will encode the videos […]

 

Time Warner’s Bleacher Report Goes ‘Mobile-First’ For Sports Video

Desktop devices took an early lead when team-based sports news publisher Bleacher Report launched its video initiative two and a half years ago. Now the handheld has drawn level on points. “Mobile has caught up,” video VP Bill McCandless tells Beet.TV, adding that mobile traffic sometimes trumps desktop for Bleacher. “Because it’s weekend-driven, we see mobile […]