Daily Archives: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

DVRupgrade Offers TiVo Fountain Of Youth

Long-time TiVo expansion and service vendor DVRupgrade is today launching new TiVo life-extension services. While DVRupgrade has long offered pre-upgraded TiVo units, as well as drop-in replacement drives and the tools needed it to do-it-yourself, they’re now offering full TiVo … Continue reading

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Ad Council Adopts Backchannelmedia’s TV-to-Internet Tech

Backchannelmedia recently announced their TV-to-Internet technology was being trialed by LIN TV Corp. in New England, and now The Advertising Council will adopt the technology for use with their public service campaigns. The Ad Council’s use will coincide with the … Continue reading

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TiVo To Layoff Workers

In the dry language of SEC filings, TiVo has announced plans to layoff workers – or ‘reduce headcount’ as the bloodless HR-speak would put it. ITEM 2.05. Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities. On November 18, 2008, we commenced … Continue reading

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TiVo CEO Tom Rogers Set To Speak At NATPE Conference

TiVo CEO Tom Rogers will deliver the Newsmaker Address at the National Association of Television Program Executive (NATPE) on January 28, 2009, as reported by TVWeek. Rogers’s address is entitled entitled “Avoiding the Demise of Advertising”, and will address the … Continue reading

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TiVoCast Embraces Its Feminine Side With Smart Girls At The Party And Rich Girl Poor Girl

TiVoCast just added two new channels to the lineup. The first addition is ON Networks‘s Smart Girls At The Party. This is a new program sponsored by Mattel’s Barbie described simply as: Amy Poehler and Friends celebrate girls who are … Continue reading

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