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RightThisMinute: When citizen journalists become TV producers

RightThisMinute, a joint venture between Cox Media Group, Raycom Media, E.W. Scripps Company and MagicDust Television, is a daily TV show devoted to finding the best viral videos and the stories behind them. Think Tosh.0 and TMZ (former TMZ and EXTRA executive producer, Lisa Hudson, is one of the executive producers) often with more serious videos. Read more

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TV Everywhere is Making Authenticated Content Easier to Access

TV EverywhereTV Everywhere is the technological ability to watch whatever you want, whenever, however you want it (from your phone, tablet, laptop, etc.). It’s included as part of your cable subscription service, so it comes at no extra charge to you. The best part is that it is easy. The TV Everywhere site (http://www.youcouldbewatching.tv/) by CTAM (Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing) will guide you through the log-in and authentication process online and direct you to the individual cable and networks apps so that you can start watching TV everywhere.

Cox debuts iPad app with live streaming for cable customers

Cox joins Time Warner, Cablevision and Xfinity in rolling out a companion iPad app (iTunes) for its customers. The free Cox TV Connect app provides a program guide along with live streaming for "more than 35 popular channels." However, it doesn't provide a TV remote (that's Cox's Mobile Connect app) or on-demand playback (that's available online.) Like other services, Cox requires that cable subscribers watch video via Cox's internet service, which limits the playback experience at the subscriber's home. Up to 5 iPads can connect at the same time.

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Cox looks to the social future of set-top boxes

Joe Conboy, Director of Product Management iTV at Cox Communications, was a keynote speaker at last week's virtual social TV conference held by User Insight (you can watch a few video clips here). Cox is the 5th largest MSO in the US as of June 2011. In an interview with Lost Remote, Conboy discusses the future of the set-top box, EBIF (the technical name - Enhanced Binary Interchange Format - for a standardized way to do interactive TV, at a national scale) and Tru2Way technologies that are making ads more interactive. Lost Remote: How does Cox approach social TV?

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