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Month: October 2008

Internet Radio Lives to See Another Day

October 3, 2008 | Ibex Marketing

Okay, this entry is about Internet radio, not video. But if you're interested in getting video and movies over the Internet, this is an important issue because it gets at the thorny issue of who pays what for content on the Web. Internet radio stations got hit with a decision last March that imposed royalty fees to music writers and publishers on works that are broadcast over their service. According...

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Netflix: Full Stream Ahead!

October 2, 2008 | Ibex Marketing

Last month, it was a deal with CBS and the Disney Channel to stream many of their most popular shows over the Internet. Then yesterday, Netflix announced a bigger deal with Starz, the movie channel, to stream their library on the Netflix service. Under the agreement, Netflix subscribers will also get access to "Starz Play" at no additional cost. Starz brings about 2,500 additional movies and other programming to the...

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150″ 3D Panasonic Plasma

October 1, 2008 | Ibex Marketing

Sometimes companies will do something just to show that they can do it. Case in point: at the CEATEC show in Chiba, Japan this week, Panasonic demonstrated a 150" 1080p plasma display that is able to show 3D images. You need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect; presumably they are LCD shutter glasses so that alternating fields are presented to the left or right eye. This means...

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