Disney CEO: Long-Term, There’s an “Inevitability” to ESPN Being Sold Directly to Consumers – Videonuze

Disney CEO Bob Iger was interviewed on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ this morning (see below embed) and offered a surprising long-term vision for ESPN, saying, ‘Eventually, ESPN becomes a business that is sold directly to the consumer, where there’s an engagement that ESPN will know who their consumers are, will use that information to customize the product to enable personalization, to engage more effectively and offer advertisers more value as well. That’s longer-term. I think there’s an inevitability to that, but I don’t think it’s right around the corner.'”

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Every Professional Institution on the Planet Will Use More Video: Brightcove CEO [video] – CNBC

“Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Brightcove, told CNBC, ‘One of the really exciting things that we saw was the continued very broad based adoption of online video and these mobile apps; we grew our customer base almost fifty percent year over year and that was from almost every sector of society.'”

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RAMP Lands ABCNews.com, CNBC.com For Web Closed Captioning – Videonuze

“Technology provider RAMP is announcing this morning that ABCNews.com and CNBC.com are now using its web closed captioning solution, and that it has made a number of enhancements in order to better meet the needs of customers. For those not familiar with web closed captioning, the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act signed in Oct. 2010 mandates that by the end of 2012, all video originally aired on broadcast or cable TV networks, which is then delivered online, must include closed captions.”

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CNBC Real-Time for Google TV – Serving market data your way, all day long via @GoogleTV

“CNBC’s sophisticated business and investor audience demands the financial news, real-time market data and analysis they care about when and where they want it, across multiple platforms. The Google TV platform allows the opportunity to provide our audience with a personalized experience directly on the TV screen.


The CNBC Real-Time App not only gives users access to real-time stock quotes – before, during and after market hours, directly from both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Marketplace, but also uniquely allows them to personalize stock watch lists and view related news clips on their stocks.”

Latest Headline: CNBC on @RokuPlayer

“Read all about it…new in the Channel Store…Roku adds CNBC Real-Time. I just need a drivers cap and some suspenders, speaking of which, anyone remember Newsies? I digress. Anyways, here is a closer look at the new CNBC channel on Roku.


CNBC Real-Time:

CNBC Real-Time features live, real-time stock quotes directly from the NYSE and NASDAQ. Additionally, the channel offers a personalized watch list (with the click of the remote, you can edit your stock list), news alerts and CNBC’s editor’s picks for the most important news videos of the day.”

WSJ.com Capitalizing on Market Woes With Live Streaming "News Hub" Show

"It’s no secret that the line between print media and electronic media has been blurring for years as newspapers and magazines have created in-depth web sites and begun offering on-demand audio and video. Over at WSJ.com things are becoming even blurrier, as lately the site has been persistently live streaming its "News Hub" show prominently above the fold on its home page, creating a bona fide alternative to financial news networks like CNBC and Bloomberg."