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A controversial law lets EU citizens remove search results from Google. A web developer who feels this is censorship has made a site to keep track of some of the sites that are disappearing.
The BBC wants to give its viewers a way to catch-up on shows that have aired a few weeks ago, and also plans expanding support for Google’s Chromecast streaming stick.
The BBC says it will take BB3 off the air and only stream it online. But will the broadcaster really follow through?
“The Day of the Doctor,” a special episode celebrating 50 years of “Doctor Who,” took over the world on Saturday thanks to its fans — but said fans had plenty of encouragement, thanks to BBC Worldwide.
The BBC is the latest broadcaster to sign a partnership deal with Twitter that will allow the British media entity to embed video clips — complete with pre-roll ads — in its Twitter stream.
The BBC is ending a trial to expand its streaming app iPlayer globally, saying that there’s just too much competition from services like Netflix and Amazon. Instead, the BBC wants international users to watch video at BBC.com.
Like ESPN before it, the BBC will no longer broadcast programs in three dimensions. The media giant’s 3D chief claims that TV viewers “concentrate in a different way” from those in cinemas.
The BBC’s young accelerator program, called BBC Labs, has launched its latest batch of London digital media startups.
Twitter’s love affair with television seems to know no bounds — two recent deals with BBC America and Comedy Central will bring video clips inside users’ streams, and more such deals appear to be in the works.