Author: Daniel Davenport

NBC on iTunes!

Its happening! iTunes is growing its video library. I can’t wait. From Lost Remote: NBC Universal and Apple(R) today announced an unprecedented lineup of new primetime, cable, late-night and classic TV shows, including primetime hits such as “Law & Order”…

CNN Pipeline launches

CNN launches Pipeline today. From the AJC: “You can’t find anything like this on the Web,” said David Payne, senior vice president of CNN News Services and general manager of CNN.com. One goal is to get people to use CNN…

Dead: Back online

In another installment of “that was fast” the Dead is again available on Archive.org. Whew! Archive is running very very slowly right now. I guess everyone is back downloading like mad in case GDM forgets they decided it was ok…

MoBlogs reduce churn

I can’t find the Newbay survey but MocoNews has some highlights: Mobile Blogging generates an immediate reduction of up to 70% in the propensity of a user to churn. Over a 12 month period mobile blog users are, on average,…

Verizon picks MediaFlo

Pretty big news. “QUALCOMM and Verizon Wireless expect to launch mobile TV services over the MediaFLO network in approximately half of the markets already covered by Verizon Wireless’ CDMA2000 1xEV-DO-based broadband network, enabling Verizon Wireless to offer real-time mobile TV…

FCC and a la Carte

The FCC has suddenly decided that a la carte channels are not cost prohibitive. Of course the six month study ordered by the Congress in 2004 found just the opposite to be true: “Most consumers would end up paying more…

New Orleans gets the MuniWifi fever

Yesterday Mayor Ray Nagin announced NO is starting the nations first municipally owned wireless internet system that will be free for all users. Another slavo in the continuing debate about the “fairness” of tax supported entities providing a service that…