2014/10/22

Forbes, Velocity launch under 30 digital channel aimed at millennial audiences

The Wrap :: Forbes Magazine and Velocity Global Group launched a new digital platform called UNDER 30 on Wednesday to coincide with the conclusion of Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia.

Read Ryan O'Connell, www.thewrap.com

Social Venture Fund: „Wir investieren nicht wie andere VCs in kopierte Technologien”

Gründerszene :: Der Münchner Social Venture Fonds Ananda Ventures beteiligt sich mit einer Million Euro an Insane Logic.

Read Lydia Skrabania, www.gruenderszene.de

ProSiebenSat.1 plans new German TV channel

Broadband TV News :: German commercial broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 wants to launch a new advertising-financed free-to-to air TV channel in Germany.

Read Jörn Krieger, www.broadbandtvnews.com

Inside Twitter's ambitious plan to kill the password

The Verge :: Twitter announced Digits in San Francisco. Instead of going through the tedious process of signing up with an email and password or using one of many different social logins, all you need is to enter in your number.

Read Nicole Lee, www.theverge.com

Worldwide subscription video-on-demand to grow nearly 30% in revenue in 2014

Mediapost :: Spending on subscription video-on-demand services will continue to climb at double-digit percentage gains in the coming years.

Read Wayne Friedman, www.mediapost.com

Adobe, Nielsen team for cross-platform measurement

Advanced TV :: Digital experience expert Adobe and global information and measurement company Nielsen have formed a strategic alliance that is expected to deliver the industry’s first comprehensive, cross-platform system for measuring online TV, video and other digital content across the web and apps.

Read Staff, Advanced TV, advanced-television.com

User Generated Content: time to consider the ethical conundrums as well as the opportunities

WAN-IFRA :: "Local police confirm there is an active shooter situation in a shopping centre... User-generated content is going to be the only source of content before your crews can get there."

Read Julie Posetti, blog.wan-ifra.org

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