Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Around The Net

  • Netflix, Amazon Subject To EU Quotas, Investments Variety

    At least 20% of the offerings by over the top services like Amazon and Netflix operating in Europe would have to be European-produced fare, according to new rules from the European Union. Also, those OTT services could be called upon to finance projects. That doesn't seem to cause much hardship for those services, which have been trying to up their "homegrown" presence.   ...Read the whole story

  • YuMe Partners With StickyADS.TV To Expand Premium Video Inventory Globally YuMe

    Audience tech firm YuMe announced a partnership with StickyADS.tv, a provider of video private exchange software. The integration between YuMe’s comprehensive demand-side platform, YuMe for Advertisers, and StickyADS.tv’s supply-side platform, is designed to offer advertisers and agencies access to premium video inventory online and on mobile around the world. The partnership includes access to over 105 billion monthly bid requests, in over 150+ private exchanges in 150 global locations, for 20 leading television broadcasters. ...Read the whole story

  • Sky News Closes U.S. Site The Guardian

    Sky News will shut the U.S. version of its Web site as it looks to focus on its UK operation. The U.S. site was launched four years ago to help build the Sky News brand in North America by tailoring stories directly to local readers. Sky has decided to shut the U.S. site, which attracts just 514,000 visits a month, according to SimilarWeb, in favour of building the core site. ...Read the whole story

Viacom's Leadership Turmoil: Prime-time Drama For Sure

Finally, some good drama to watch via the Viacom networks. Unfortunately, this reality TV is not available for viewing on its channels. ...More