Dolby readies TV Everywhere surround sound; Mobile TV viewing outpaces broadcast viewing

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> MobiTV is teaming with Dolby Laboratories to deliver what it says will be a "high-quality surround-sound experience" across multiple platforms, including mobile phones, tablets, PCs, Internet TVs and set-top boxes. Article

> HBO is considering allowing offline archiving of HBO content via its HBO Go app. Article

> InMobi has just released the results of its latest survey that found 27 percent of participants spend more time viewing content on mobile devices than viewing actual TV. Article

> Blue Ridge Communications, the 23rd-largest cable operator in the U.S., has signed on to offer HBO's HBO Go and Max Go authenticated online video destinations to subscribers. Article

> Test equipment company Sunrise Telecom will debut its packetWorx IPTV Suite, which includes the server-based packetWorx Monitoring System and packetWorx Analyzer field application, at Cebit in Hannover, Germany. Article

> Global video management software firm KIT Digital is slated to debut a social TV electronic program guide at the upcoming NAB conference this April in Las Vegas, Nevada. Video

> Lionsgate March 5 said it signed a license agreement with Youku to distribute upwards of 200 movies on the Chinese IPTV company's ad-supported video-on-demand movie service. Article

> Walmart employees could soon be helping customers start UltraViolet accounts and add DVDs they already own to their UV locker for a small fee. Article

> CBC, Canada's national public broadcaster, has jumped into combining social media and interactive TV, using's Interactivity Suite (IS) to display Facebook and Twitter comments during a live political talk show. Article

> Online video platform and Comcast subsidiary, thePlatform, has landed A&E Networks as the latest addition to its customer roster. Article

And finally... A teen told to clean his room ended up finding a winning lottery ticket worth $83,781. Article