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60 Minutes Takes On Data Brokers

by Andrew Frank  |  March 11, 2014

Steve Kroft’s segment on CBS’s March 9 installment of 60 Minutes, “The Data Brokers: Selling your personal information,” was a noteworthy chapter in the escalating confrontation between the data-driven marketing...

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Smartphones: The "Go-to" Internet Device

by Angela Mcintyre  |  November 28, 2011

I was behind the mirror for a few consumer focus groups Gartner held recently.  We asked consumers in six cities about how they use technology, attitudes about consumer electronics, and...

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Cable Subs Can Go OTT, OTA or Just Say OMG

by Allen Weiner  |  October 17, 2010

The news story has received national attention: Some 3 million Cablevision subscribers in New York and New Jersey are being deprived of Fox Network programming because Cablevision, the local cable...

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What I Meant to Say…

by Andrew Frank  |  May 28, 2009

The Green Room was closed for renovations, so I waited in a make-shift area outside the control room of the Fox Business News studio in New York while Dave Asman...

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The New Face of Convergence at CES

by Andrew Frank  |  January 9, 2009

Against an ominous backdrop of half-skinned highrises and idle cranes in Las Vegas, the annual Consumer Electronics Show has been anything but idle. Innovation and disruption are here in abundance...

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CES Day 2: Yahoo!'s Connected TV Looks Strong

by Allen Weiner  |  January 9, 2009

I won't go into too much detail here, but my colleagues Andrew Frank and Mike McGuire and I saw a demo of Yahoo!'s new Connected TV widget-based service, and it...

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The 2009 Digital Transition Made Easy

by Allen Weiner  |  October 28, 2008

One video is worth a googol of words. Can you spot the UHF antenna?...

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Google Badly Misfires As Content Creator

by Allen Weiner  |  October 15, 2008

So, when I asked Marissa Mayer at an analyst event a few years back if Google thought of itself as a media company, her answer was a resounding no. Poptub...

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Back on Topps

by Allen Weiner  |  October 15, 2008

The former TV critic in me cannot help but recommend the new made-for-the-Web program, "Back on Topps," featured the Sklar Brothers (Randy and Jason) of "Cheap Seats" fame (an ESPN...

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Joost is Up, Highlighting the Video Player Wars

by Allen Weiner  |  October 15, 2008

As an update to an earlier post, pioneering online TV service Joost is now fully operational converting from a clunky desktop installed TV 2.0 entity to a more consumer-friendly Flash-based...

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