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The AOL On Network Launches Its Connected TV App on Xbox LIVE

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December 18th 2012
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK  (December 18, 2012) – The AOL On Network today announced that its app is now available for download on Xbox 360®, giving 40 million Xbox LIVE® subscribers access to a wide selection of rich, high-definition videos. AOL On recently launched an updated version of its connected TV app ... more...

Quick Hits: Foursquare Revamped and Other Social Media News

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November 15th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

• The “New Foursquare” went live this afternoon. With interactive maps, a comments section, recommended spots suited to the time of day and suggestions of brands to follow, the re-imagined Foursquare is more conducive to viewing on a tablet or a home computer — and it’s also more in line ... more...

AP Keeps Writing, but Google Ain’t Hosting

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January 12th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – If you want the latest coverage from the Associated Press, look no further than… Oh, wait a second — you’ll have to look further than Google News as no AP stories have appeared on the aggregator since Dec. 23. Google News signed a deal to host AP’s content in ... more...

Facebook charging merchants 15% to be on payments platform?

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June 2nd 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS – A quick news glance of the webosphere.   Twitter deflated: Men Follow Men and Nobody Tweets. (Harvard Business) Microsoft’s Online-Ad Outlook: ‘Signs of Life Everywhere.’ (WSJ) Google Is Top Tracker of Surfers in Study. (NYTimes) Rumor: Facebook charges merchants 15% to be on payments platform (All Facebook) – (via SIA) AP: tech coming ... more...

AP Expands Video Platform With Microsoft

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March 8th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

The Associated Press has built a new video platform with Microsoft to let newspapers, broadcasters, and other news partners upload and monetize their video content. The AP’s platform was also designed by Microsoft, and is based on a platform Microsoft uses for MSNBC. The new system, however, will be exclusive to ... more...

Voxant Adds AP to Viral Syndication Network

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February 27th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Viral syndication network Voxant today announced an agreement with AP Digital, a division of the Associated Press, to give websites and blogs access and redistribution rights to a large selection of AP news, videos, articles and photos. In a press statement, Jane Seagrave, VP and director of AP Digital, says, “The ... more...

For Console Gamers, News is on the Wii

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January 25th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Nintendo will be launching an online news service for the Wii console on Saturday, with the Associated Press signing a two-year agreement to provide top news stories and photos accessible through the Wii’s built-in Opera web browser. News will be organized on an interactive map that can be navigated with ... more...

Survey: Three-Fourths of U.S. Online Video Watchers Prefer Pre-Roll

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September 5th 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

According to a telephone poll commissioned by the AP and AOL, 71% of U.S. Internet users who watch online video prefer to watch and download videos for free sponsored by pre-roll advertising, while only 23% said they would prefer to pay for ad-free content. The poll also found that users prefer ... more...

Google Signs Copyright Deal with AP

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August 3rd 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

Google has entered into a copyright agreement with the Associated Press (AP) for serving AP content in its Google News service. The AP has been pressuring Google, which serves images and news stories discovered by its search algorithm, for some sort of copyright deal since last year. It has always been ... more...

Topix Taps AP For Content

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May 23rd 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

News search engine and portal Topix.net has penned a deal with the Associated Press to send traffic to AP member sites. Today marks the start of a 15-month deal where the AP will mark news stories from member newspaper websites so they can be picked up by the Topix search ... more...