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While we're watching our favorite shows in HD, it's easy to forget that they live and die by ratings, and those ratings aren't always collected with the latest technology. In an effort to improve the sample size and accuracy of ratings for local TV channels, Nielsen is starting to roll out a hybri...

July 22nd 2012 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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While many consumers are still waiting for something new from TiVo -- finally enabling the second processor core on Premieres this weekend is a nice step, but how about more HD menus? -- said company has found growth for the first time in four years by turning to a more traditional way to sell set-t...

November 23rd 2011 at 3:14pm 0 Comments
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It's been almost a year since the producers of The Hurt Locker filed a lawsuit against 5,000 alleged pirates suspected of distributing the film via BitTorrent. Now Voltage Pictures has updated its complaint, adding almost 20,000 IP addresses to the list of defendants. That makes it the largest...

May 27th 2011 at 3:11pm 0 Comments
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Add Charter to the growing list of provider's delivering TiVo hardware to their customers, as the two announced a multiyear deal earlier today. Later this year, Charter will start offering the TiVo Premiere DVR as well as upcoming multiroom and non-DVR platforms. There's no word on the status of ov...

January 24th 2011 at 4:41pm 0 Comments
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First land, then air, and now sea. This $600,000 per week charter superyacht, called "Solemates," is also controlled by Apple's iPad device. When you rent the boat and step onboard, the captain hands you an iPad with a custom-made app that allows you to control the lights and climate systems on the...

December 28th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Say hello to a new wrinkle in EPIX HD's online/VOD/linear channel offering, now that its online library is accessible for Charter subscribers through the Charter.net website. Subscribers can sign up for the channel and stream content online in HD, all on one page with their existing Charter login....

July 28th 2010 at 11:56am 0 Comments
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Podcast listeners have already heard about the lack of tru2way presence at this year's CES, but the rollout at headends across the country is still continuing, slowly. Cable Digital News has rounded up the results for your perusal, but aside from Cox at 100%, they fall in line under various levels...

January 9th 2010 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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Remember that tru2way-related Memorandum of Understanding that was all the rage about this time last year? It appears the 6 cable companies haven't lived up to at least one part of their agreement, collectively missing the deadline of July 1 to have 100% of their digital cable headends compatible....

July 2nd 2009 at 4:13am 0 Comments