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Sesame Street Launches VC Arm to Influence Tech for Kids
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Sesame Street Launches VC Arm to Influence Tech for Kids

Lalalala. Lalalala. Elmo loves his goldfish, his startups, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Nielsen Adds Facebook Conversations to Its TV Ratings
Social Media

Nielsen Adds Facebook Conversations to Its TV Ratings

The media research firm will track public and private conversations regarding television shows on the platform.
Laura Entis
The High-Tech Way TV Networks Are Trying to Read Your Mind
TV Industry

The High-Tech Way TV Networks Are Trying to Read Your Mind

New labs will track biometrics to see how viewers respond to shows and commercials.
You Can Soon Buy an 8K TV -- But There's a Catch
Television

You Can Soon Buy an 8K TV -- But There's a Catch

Sharp's $133,000 ultra-HD television will go on sale in October.
Arjun Kharpal
10 Skills That Make a TV Producer a Great Hire or Partner for Businesses
Small Business - Big Impact

10 Skills That Make a TV Producer a Great Hire or Partner for Businesses

Producing a show is a lot like founding and running a business -- you need a message, a team, content or service and great execution.
Deborah Mitchell
Why Some Say Cord-Cutting Is a Myth
TV Industry

Why Some Say Cord-Cutting Is a Myth

Television executives argue the threat of cord-cutting has been greatly exaggerated.
Indulge Your Obsessions When Choosing Your Life's Work
Passion

Indulge Your Obsessions When Choosing Your Life's Work

To be happy, figure out how to make a living doing what you think about when you don't have to think about anything in particular.
Sarah Vermunt
Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles
Internet TV

Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles

By allowing more flexibility, Verizon hopes to lure customers away from cable rivals and upstart Web TV companies.
Time to Pull the Plug? 8 Real Threats to Traditional TV.
Television

Time to Pull the Plug? 8 Real Threats to Traditional TV.

More than a popular AMC program, the real "Walking Dead" may just be the service providers that lock people into bundled services.
Alex Iskold
This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access
Online Video

This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access

Vessel launched its paid subscription service, offering programming at least three days before other websites in a bid to reshape an industry.
Sony to Launch Streaming TV Service in Two Weeks
Streaming TV

Sony to Launch Streaming TV Service in Two Weeks

The entertainment juggernaut will reportedly roll out its inaugural cord-cutter offering in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Enduring Leadership Lessons From 'The Daily Show's' Jon Stewart
Control What You Can

7 Enduring Leadership Lessons From 'The Daily Show's' Jon Stewart

As the comedian announces his departure from the hit Comedy Central show later this year, we can reflect on the valuable traits that have made him successful.
Peter Gasca
Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.
Streaming TV

Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.

As of today, you no longer need an invite to get your Sling on. Here's what it is, what you can stream and for how much.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Is Apple Actually Getting Into the Web TV Game?
Television

Is Apple Actually Getting Into the Web TV Game?

The tech giant has reportedly been entertaining the idea for several years and is kicking the tires again.
Nina Zipkin