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45 million people send birthday wishes on Facebook each day
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:45

 Roughly 1 in 30 Facebook users tells someone Happy Birthday each day, showing Facebook’s first major emergent behavior is still going stro...

Shock for Greek pay-TV
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:41

The Greek pay-TV market has suffered a rare loss in subscriber numbers, with 15,000 fewer customers at the end of the first half than six months earli...

Facebook adds eBay’s Daily Deals to its Marketplace on mobile
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:39

 Facebook is again getting into the daily deals space, this time in collaboration with eBay. The company has launched a new feature within its Ma...

Hey, these feeding sugar gliders are really that adorable
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:38

You might've never heard of a sugar glider before, but this is a pretty good introduction to the Australian marsupial. Tiny, Beyoncé and Lemonade...

The battle between Walmart and Amazon moves into a surprising new arena
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:44

As the industry buzzes about Amazon's growing  advertising power, its arch-rival is trying its best not to be outdone. Walmart is now quietly bul...

Biggest theater chain to $9.99-per-month MoviePass: 'Not welcome here'
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:38

If MoviePass sounded too good to be true when it offered unlimited movie tickets for $ 50 per month back in 2011, it really sounded dodgy when the se...

Zoomin.TV gets access to 1.5 billion Chinese viwers
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:38

Zoomin.TV and Tencent signed a partnership giving Zoomin.TV access to over 1.5 billion Chinese viewers. Zoomin.TV launched its official WeChat and the...

What Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others are doing to tackle hate speech
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:42

 For all the talk about the internet as a great uniter across geographical and ideological divides, it’s just as often used as a tool to de...

Google is going all in on universal app campaigns
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:38

 Two years ago, Google launched universal app campaigns to make it easier for developers to easily promote their iOS and Android apps across its ...

Hrvatski Telekom opts for Zenterio
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:36

The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has deployed Zenterio OS software on subscribers’ set-top boxes used to receive the IPTV service MAXtv....

One line of dialogue greatly improves Jon's chances for the Iron Throne on 'Game of Thrones'.
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:37

The Game of Thrones power rankings determines which character is most likely to sit on the Iron Throne at the end of the series next year: not the pow...

Vassilis Costopoulos to head ERT
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:42

Vassilis Costopoulos has been appointed the CEO of the Greek public broadcaster ERT. In a statement, the EBU, of which ERT is a member, says that Cost...

Samantha Bee interviews former neo-Nazi whose group fights extremism—then had funds cut by Trump
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:43

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee doesn't come back until September. But it couldn't wait until then to air this clip about Life After Hate — a non...

Facebook is rolling out a Trending News section on mobile, now with its own link
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:40

 Facebook is rolling out a “Trending News” section on mobile that includes its own link in the app’s main navigation. This foll...

DOJ wants the IP addresses of 1.3 million visitors to a Trump protest website
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:39

The Department of Justice wants to know the IP addresses of more than a million visitors to a website that organizes protests against Donald Trum...

Programmatic advertising expands in Poland
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:45

The Polish sales house Polsat Media will introduce programmatic advertising on ipla, the country’s leading internet TV service, in the middle of thi...

Exclusive: Amazon to close Lovefilm in the UK
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:39

Following the news that Amazon will close Lovefilm in Germany, Broadband TV News can now reveal that the company will also shut down its DVD and Blu-r...

Grownups will love riding this all-electric smart scooter but it comes at a hefty price
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:38

Immotor Go is a portable electric scooter with a three-wheel design that makes it easy for anyone to ride. It can go as fast as 16 mph and can even ca...

MTV goes free-to-air in Germany again
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:38

MTV will be offered as an unencrypted free-to-air channel in Germany and Austria again from January 2018. This was announced by parent company Viacom ...

Telefónica eyes European Netflix service
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:38

Telefónica plans to launch a Netflix-type internet platform to sell its own productions in countries such as Germany and the UK. El Pais reports that...

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