MTV Urge: only two players forever?
Starting with one for MTV and MTV2, they build on the company's current "second screen" apps and add on-demand video, plus new webisode-style series. But most of it is only for people who already pay.
The CEO of the new youth-oriented video site Knocka wants to steal YouTube viewers by offering less content and more structure.
The Viacom unit, in an attempt to both streamline and innovate, creates a new division to handle its Web and mobile advertising.
News Corp.-owned social network has partnered with Viacom-owned MTV Networks to create a music chart countdown show for its MTV Two network in the U.K.
Media companies claim the event, scheduled for Saturday evening and broadcast on television, the Web, mobile platforms, and in Times Square, will be "the most publicly accessible and interactive presidential candidate event in history."
Rumors are floating that the Viacom-owned brand has a standalone social networking property in the works. But it's murky. Really murky.
CDs are like so 1990s, man. If you're ready to ditch the disc, check out CNET.com.au's list of on-line music stores in Australia.
If you can't wait for MPEG-4 but simply must have an HD DVR now, you could do a lot worse than the feature-packed Dish Player-DVR 942.
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