Online video delivery firm Ooyala has launched a new personalised discovery guide that combines scheduled linear and on-demand content.Ooyala Discovery Guide is an update to the VOD recommendation tool it launched last year, now also including live content, meaning that it can offer viewers a wider range of related video.Ooyala, which offers cross-platform video delivery and analytics, also lets viewers set up personal watch-later queue of on-demand and live content, which they can access across different devices.“Just as traditional TV has moved from appointment viewing to time-shifted, on-demand watching, the programming guide needs to evolve from a hard to navigate grid to a more personalised, intelligent discovery engine,” said Ooyala.
Vivendi has acquired 14.9% of Telecom Italia, replacing Telefónica as the Italian telcos’s largest shareholder.Vivendi received 8.24% of the telco in exchange for 4.5% of the share capital of Telefonica Brasil, in accordance with the option given to it as part of the sale of GVT to Telefonica, which closed on May 28.The group also acquired a 1.9% stake and an addi4tional 4.76% on June 22 for a cash payment of €1 billion.Vivendi said that its investment fitted with its global strategy and gained “a foothold in a country with which it shares the same Latin culture and roots”. It said that it expanded its presence in a market “with significant growth prospects and a very strong appetite for quality content.”
GLENMORE GARDENSlimavadyPSNITHREE MEN QUIZZED AFTER HOME RANSACKED IN CO DERRY ShareTweet THREE suspects were arrested after masked men ransacked a house in Co Derry at the weekend.Police say masked men forced entry to a house in Glenmore Gardens in Limavady around 11.30 pm on Sunday night.A spokesperson said “considerable” damage was caused to the ground floor of the property but no one was injured. One of the three men was later released unconditionally.A PSNI spokesperson said the other two were released yesterday on bail pending further police enquiries.THREE MEN QUIZZED AFTER HOME RANSACKED IN CO DERRY was last modified: October 11th, 2016 by John2John2 Tags: