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TiVo/Google patent agreement covers YouTube TV

Entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo and Google have expanded a multi-year patent licence agreement to expressly include YouTube TV. The agreement covers Google’s use of TiVo’s patented technologies…

YouTube tightens ad and compliance rules

YouTube is introducing tougher rules for publishers who want to monetise their videos on the platform. The Google-owned site has also announced that staff will now manually review all clips…

Irish court blocks infringing websites

Irish court blocks infringing websites

The Motion Picture Association (the international branch of the Motion Picture Association of America), which represents some of the world’s biggest television and film studios, has secured a High Court…

Study: TV ads drive teens’ junk food craving

Study: TV ads drive teens’ junk food craving

Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food snacks, according to a report by charity Cancer…

France moves to boost mobile coverage

France moves to boost mobile coverage

An historic agreement has been signed between the French Government, France’s Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority (Arcep) and mobile operators to accelerate mobile coverage in country’s regions. Eradicating the…

US releases Notorious Markets List

US releases Notorious Markets List

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has announced the findings of the 2017 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets, also known as the Notorious Markets List (List).  The List…

Broadcasters “sceptical” on Locast streaming service

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has suggested that a streaming service in New York that rebroadcasts local TV stations without their consent is unlikely to survive legal scrutiny because…

Poll: Understanding net neutrality means support

A GfK study is shedding light on one of the most talked-about subjects at this week’s CES conference in Las Vegas – net neutrality. Controversy continues to swirl over the…

Euro agencies shut down illegal streaming network

Euro agencies shut down illegal streaming network

A crime group suspected of hosting a large-scale illegal IPTV streaming business has been shut down, following a collaborative investigation led by the Cypriot Police, with the support of the…

Wilson new Isle of Media CEO

Wilson new Isle of Media CEO

Isle of Media Limited – the public, private partnership launched to market globally the Isle of Man’s media cluster and guide media ventures locating on the Isle of Man –…

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