Ooyala goes deep on Facebook psychographic data; Yahoo sees more losses in Q3

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> Further proof that hell has frozen over: Chief Netflix antagonist Jeff Bewkes, chief executive at Time Warner, has signed off on what's being called "its biggest deal yet" to bring television content from Warner Bros. Television Group and CBS to the streaming video service. Article

> Online video platform Ooyala has rolled out a new tool for publishers to measure the performance of their content, tracking video performance across audience-driven segmentations like age, gender, educational background, hometown, political affiliation, interests and even brand preferences. Article

> Yahoo, which is shopping itself to potential buyers, Tuesday said its third-quarter profit dropped 26 percent from a year earlier while revenue fell 24 percent. Yahoo also reported its fourth consecutive quarterly slowdown in the growth rate of its display-ad sales, its most important business, which includes graphical, interactive and video ads. Display-ad sales revenue was flat from a year earlier. Article

> Apple set record revenue and earnings marks for a fiscal fourth quarter but saw its shares get hammered in after hours trading when it missed analysts' predictions for profits for the first time in 26 quarters. Article

> October, it appears, is a month for reversals: Netflix abandoned its plans to spin off its DVD business, and Comcast's (Universal Pictures decided that risking a boycott by movie theater chains to trial its VOD release time of Tower Heist wasn't worth the gamble. So, it should come as no real surprise that Hulu's owners have called off the sale of the video aggregator, too. Article

> Rumors of a plan by Google to acquire content delivery network Akamai ignited during after hours trading and increased the share price by as much as 17 percent. Article

> Dish Network boss Charlie Ergen clearly isn't comfortable with his company's role as a simple satellite TV provider, so he's spending significant cash to get into the wireless and video streaming businesses. As Internet video evolves, traditional broadband ISPs have responded with Internet video services of their own--and some have jacked up rates by imposing caps and overages to counter revenue losses. Dish obviously is hunting for a similar evolutionary path. Article

> Nearly 53 million smart TVs are expected to ship in 2012, more than double the 25.18 million projected for this year, according to new research. The 2012 figure of 52.85 million is 750 percent more than the number of connected TVs that shipped in 2010. Article

> Hybrid TV and connected home specialist Entone today rolled out a pair of products for the North American market aimed at making it easier for service providers to bring linear and over-the-top content to subscribers. Article

> Service providers are scrambling to offer multi-screen services to subscribers, but consumers have also shown a desire to stream OTT content to larger displays, especially as the technology has matured. Article

> App usage is increasing across screens and devices, and they've become more of a part of the TV watching experience for many viewers. AT&T is looking to delve deeper into that market, saying it is making it easier for U-verse customers to connect their smartphones and tablets to U-verse receivers and, in the process, to bring together their favorite social apps with what they're watching on TV. Article

And finally... Lost cell phone held for ransom. Article

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