In a video interview backstage at GigaOM RoadMap, CBS Interactive President Jim Lanzone said that community site TV.com will be getting a lot more personal by integrating backend technology from Clicker, his former startup. The move follows a bigger strategic focus on video at CBS Interactive.
GigaOM RoadMap is all about examining how connectedness changes everything around us. CBS Interactive President Jim Lanzone, MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman and thePlatform CEO Ian Blaine will join us to talk about how content is distributed and consumed thanks to the Internet in an all-digital world.
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CBS Interactive (NYSE: CBS) is acquiring Clicker, the self-styled “TV Guide” for online video, and is installing Jim Lanzone, Clicker’s co-f…
CBS announced today that it has acquired online video search service Clicker.com, and will replace outgoing CBS Interactive head Neil Ashe with Clicker CEO Jim Lanzone. Clicker will integrate nicely with CBS and TV.com, providing easy-to-use search functionality and personalized recommendations.