TVSync’s Open API Uses Video and Audio Recognition Across All Four Screens

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TVSync’s parent company Voible , has provided fingerprint protection technology to most major movie studios and TV networks since 2005. The platform allows users to sync content and commands across all four screens — the smartphone, tablet/pad, computer and TV.

Streaming Live from NMX & NAB All Week!

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With more than 98,000 attendees from 150 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. That’s right folks! We will be streaming live all week from NMX & NAB!

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The Vita Hill Social Club: A New Way to Game

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Instead, the feel of the event was right at home with the Vita Hill Social Club naming and branding. The social club felt like a new age speakeasy decked out with deep stained wood grain furniture and dark plushy couches, more appropriately placed in an old style cigar lounge.

The Most Interesting Online Video Trend

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TV will enter the era of “participation” which is a much more important trend than “social video” even if it seems less sexy or less fundable. Filmaka is the creation of Deepak Nayar who is the producer of films such as Buena Vista Social Club and Bend it Like Beckham.

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The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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Dana Settle & I are hosting a dinner tonight (10/20/10) with some of the biggest companies in entertainment to talk about the future of television, film & digital media. Boxee prides itself on social TV & content discovery. Will we discover stuff through second-screen apps?

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10 Apps & Tools for Maximizing Personal Efficiency

Frank Addante

Tips: Download the mobile app and put it on your home screen. HootSuite (Social Networking): Application to consolidate all of your social networking into one place (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Yammer, etc.).

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New Media Revenue Models: Growing Greenbacks in the Digital Ecosystem

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The New Media ecosystem is growing rapidly with content distribution networks, mobile devices and social networks connecting and interconnecting consumers like never before. This event will examine the future landscape in new media revenue models with a keynote presentation, company presentations and a panel of expert speakers from many content channels including entertainment executives, internet thought leaders, investors, industry associations and innovative startups.

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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We also had awesome group of mentors that included: David Waxman (Co-founder of PeoplePC, Spot Runner and Firefly Network), Paige Craig (CEO of BetterWorks ), Josh MacAdam (Co-founder/CTO at Ming.ly What a weekend!

Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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dealing with how digital or analog signals are actually transmitted for point A to point B), the network layer in the middle that deals with routing packets of information, to the presentation and application layer at the top end. I see the same again with the entertainment industry.

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Twiistup 6 Highlights

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There was the usual cogent presentation by Brian Solis on the future of PR in which he implored us to get beyond the echo chamber of Silicon Valley and Techmeme and focus on staying on the radar screen of real America. ExpenseBay Wins Showoff. Twiistup 6 has come to an end.

Why I Invested in Gogii (textPlus) – My First Ever Later Stage Deal

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I invested in LA-based Gogii , one of the fastest growing, most exciting mobile social networking companies you’ve never heard of and maker of a product called textPlus. At JAMDAT he designed the most successful mobile games – (Bowling, Bejeweled Multiplayer & Solitaire) and knows what drives engagement on “the small screen.&# This is a post I’ve been dying to write for 18 months.

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How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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One of those is Hollywood-based FilmBreak (www.filmbreak.com), which is applying the world of social networking, media, and the Internet to help film-makers gain access to the analytics and insights they need to better market their films.

Solaborate: Professional Connections | Founder Interview Labinot Bytyqi

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Solaborate is a blend of great social network platforms, by taking in all the greatest bits and putting it all into one. Consumers all have access to social networks, but the business-side has never really caught on. Solaborate is a professional social media network.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Team Rubicon unites the unique skills America’s returning veterans offer with the expertise of medical professionals; all while interactively engaging donors through social media. Lisa and her team create media projects designed to move the social progress agenda forward. Social Media.

Interview with Sherry Gunther, Masher Media

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We spoke with Sherry Gunther, CEO and founder of the firm, earlier this week to get a better look at the company and the dynamics behind the virtual world market nowadays--as well as why Sherry decided to make the jump from the world of entertainment media to online. Sherry Gunther: MyMiniPeeps.com is a unique, online community for kids ages 6-13, which is both a social networking community as well as a game site.

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