JASON INOFUENTES, ARS TECHNICADecember 12, 2013 7:50 am
Jason Inofuentes of Ars Technica writes: The old rule for cameras applies to games: the best console is the one you have with you. We play games while we're on the bus. We play them while sitting in waiting rooms and standing in line. We play while our kids cover the walls in snot and crayon. We play whenever and wherever we can, and we've come a long way from playing Snake on our Nokia candy bars.
JENNIFER LANE, AUDIO4CASTDecember 11, 2013 3:30 pm
Jennifer Lane of Audio4cast writes: There’s buzz and activity around podcasting these days. Podcasting isn’t new, but I think it’s become reinvigorated of late with a few players moving things forward. Organized access to content that makes it easier for listeners and producers to connect and easier for advertisers to purchase and track ads, is the force behind this new momentum.
SEATAC, WASH.— Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions has been contracted by University of Southern California in Los Angeles to design, integrate and deploy video and audio technology solutions for Wallis Annenberg Hall, a new building for the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The project includes television and radio broadcast production and post-production systems for a 20,000-square-foot converged newsroom/media center.
MIKE FARRELL, MULTICHANNEL NEWSDecember 11, 2013 12:35 pm
CBS CEO Les Moonves said the recent carriage battle with Time Warner Cable set a mark for future retransmission consent deals, but added that the month-long skirmish – where the network was dark to about 3 million TWC customers – was not particularly enjoyable for the network.