Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2011’

Apple Cancels iTunes TV Rentals

By Christina Warren for Mashable Apple has axed its TV rental program within iTunes. The company introduced the ability to rent certain episodes of television programs for $0.99 each last September, in conjunction with the rejiggered Apple TV. AllThingsD quotes an Apple spokesman as saying,

VUDU Brings Its Video-On-Demand Service To The iPad Via Web App

By Graham Spencer for Amazon wasn’t the only content provider to launch an iPad web app today, with VUDU also bringing its video-on-demand service to the iPad via a web app. VUDU, which is owned by Walmart and claims to be “a

Netflix's Chances Remain Higher Than Ever After Rate Hike

By James McQuivy for All through the past decade, observers in industry and on Wall Street have had a handful of reasons to discount Netflix’s efforts. First, they claimed that Netflix could not beat Blockbuster’s entrenched retail presence. Wrong.

AMC Digital Studio Launches First Web Series

From AMC, home of all that is good on television (Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead), has just announced that they are expanding from the small screen, to the, er, smaller screen. Today marks the launch of what

International Women in Digital Media Summit

From October 23-25, digital and traditional media professionals from around the world will come together in beautiful Stratford, Ontario to hear from Arianna Huffington and to explore hot issues and innovation in gaming, mobile, social media, cross media and transmedia. Designed for

Merging Media Conference + Masterclass 2011

October 27th to 28th, 2011 A unique opportunity to engage with the top innovators of conventional and interactive media awaits you at Merging Media’s second annual cross-media conference! Experience two jam-packed days of engaging panels, industry leading presentations, award winning strategies,

Spoiler Alert: We Like to Know How Stories End

By Inga Kiderra Many of us go to extraordinary lengths to avoid learning the endings of stories we have yet to read or see – plugging our ears, for example, and loudly repeating “la-la-la-la,” when discussion threatens to reveal the

The Sims Social is Now Live on Facebook

By Matthew Lynley for Games Beat The Sims Social, a social gaming version of Electronic Arts’ incredibly popular life simulation franchise The Sims, is now live on Facebook. Electronic Arts’ newest social game looks like it will give Zynga — which

Fan Favourite: Public Votes on Videos for Social Change

MEDIA RELEASE    August 17, 2011 United Way of the Lower Mainland’s (UWLM) Care to Change Video Competition is open for online voting. After receiving 70 video submissions, it’s time to turn the competition over to the public to decide

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