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Wuaki.tv launches in Germany, adds 4K titles

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Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki has officially launched in Germany and has announced plans to add ultra high-definition, 4K movies to its catalogue from… Read more

ASA calls for ad transparency on YouTube vlogs

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The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has called for YouTube video bloggers to be clear upfront if they are being paid to advertise products, after finding… Read more

Digital UK awards contracts for connected Freeview service

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Digital UK has signed contracts for the building and testing of Freeview’s new branded connected TV service. Arqiva has been awarded the contract to provide… Read more

Analysts bullish on CME after Time Warner bailout

Analysts have said the outlook is positive for central and eastern Europe-focused broadcast group CME in the wake of its recent refinancing by Time Warner.… Read more

4K TV shipments jump by 500%

Shipments of 4K TVs increased by more than 500% year-on-year in the third quarter to top 3 million units, according to IHS’s DisplaySearch. The Quarterly… Read more

TiVo passes 5 million subscribers mark

TiVo added 328,000 subscribers in its fiscal third quarter, a 32% year-on-year increase that brought its total subscription figure to more than 5.1 million. Announcing… Read more

Footballers invest in video startup Grabyo

English Premier League football legends Robin van Persie, Thierry Henry and Cesc Fabregas are among new investors in video sharing start-up Grabyo. The real-time video… Read more

Netflix sues former vice-president of IT

Netflix has reportedly sued former vice president of information technology operations Mike Kail – who now works at Yahoo – alleging that he took kickbacks… Read more

EE confirms ‘exploratory discussions’ with BT

EE, the UK mobile network that is jointly owned by Deutsche Telekom and Orange, has confirmed that it is having “highly preliminary exploratory discussions” with… Read more

Blinkbox adds offline viewing for tablets

Tesco-owned movie and TV streaming service Blinkbox has added offline support for iPads and Android tablets, allowing viewers to download content to these devices. The… Read more