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What Television Can Learn From Yahoo

Dawn Airey | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dawn Airey

Television is still the ultimate lean-forward experience. It has shown that it can embrace digital opportunities, and is now beginning to understand how its content can be delivered and monetised worldwide in a way that wasn't possible ten years ago. As Darwin pointed out, you don't have to be the strongest to survive, you just need to be adaptable, and TV has shown that it can be just that. But there are still reefs ahead on which TV could founder. Television may be adaptable, but it is not very good at changing course quickly.

Say Goodbye To 'Lovefilm' - Amazon Prime Is Here

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon has announced that its 'Prime' on demand video service will launch in the UK next week, replacing 'Lovefilm' in the process. In the UK, 'Ama...

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How 'Vikings' Leading Man Travis Fimmel Nearly Got Away...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Vikings' creator Michael Hirst has revealed that show bosses almost missed getting their leading man Travis Fimmel, because time was running out befo...

Big Companies Are Still Missing the Boat When It Comes to Piracy

Matt Clough | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Matt Clough

Piracy represents a truly unenviable quandary for the film and games industries, but their continual failure to grasp even the basic essence of the issue, or their customers, represents a far greater and more worrying trend.

Blockbusted

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

Blockbuster, the high street video and games retailer, has become the latest victim of the recession after going into administration. Its decline m...

'Airplane' Is Officially The Funniest Film Ever

The Telegraph | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Airplane - which features classic one liners such as 'I am serious and don't call me Shirley' - came out top in research conducted by a panel of membe...

Desperate To Be A Housewife?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While the role of the traditional housewife might be under threat from mass education and rising living costs, it’s still going strong in certain, l...

The Best Web Shows

Jay Cowle | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jay Cowle

As a comedian rarely do I use the word "hilarious" as I reserve it only for my latest joke and as a pet name for my penis. Between Two Ferns, however, is hilarious (not my penis). Zack Galifianakis works hard in a way born only from the guilt of making dyslexic bloggers spell his surname can conjure, delivering a wealth of strong jokes, and silly approaches to his interviews.

Amazon To Build Massive London Research Base

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK Tech

Amazon has announced it will open a research and development centre in London. The online retail giant said that the lab will help lead development...

Sky Launches 'Now TV' Streaming Rival To Netflix And LoveFilm

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Tech

Sky has announced its long-awaited streaming TV competitor to Netflix and LoveFilm. Now TV will launch on Tuesday, offering on-demand movies and, l...

LoveFilm Hits Back At NetFlix With Exclusive Content Coup

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Tech

If you're a LoveFilm subscriber then we have some good news for you: there's now less reason to go out and enjoy the sun this summer. Amazon's stre...

'We Have A Long Way To Go': Mothercare Reveal £103m Loss

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

The uphill challenge faced by the new boss of Mothercare was underlined today as a dismal UK performance dragged the parenting retailer to a £103 mil...

Netflix: 'Please Don't Assume That British People are Interested in British Television'

Garry Lee | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Garry Lee

Netflix, please do not assume that British people are always interested in British television. Giving me a sorting button to access exclusively British content and not a similar sorting button for exclusively accessing American television shows is only really adding insult to injury.