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Bravia Internet Users Get Sneak Peek At Hancock

For a limited period, BRAVIA Internet Video Link owners will have the opportunity to watch the Sony Pictures summer hit, HANCOCK, prior to retail DVD and Blu-ray availability.

The movie, which can be rented for $9.99, will stream directly to BRAVIA televisions equipped with Sony's BRAVIA Internet Video Link for a 24-hour viewing period. This offer will be available beginning on October 28 and running through November 10.

Internet Headline News

Wumblers Approved For Family Friendly Internet Site

The Giddy Gander Company's THE WUMBLERS ( has been added to KidZui "The Internet For Kids." With more than 600,000 websites, pictures, and video currently comprising KidZui's parent and teacher approved content, THE WUMBLERS is being featured today as one of the most highly trafficked and enjoyable websites for children.

KidZui is a new kids' browser that makes surfing the Internet fun, easy, and safe for kids ages 3-12.

Series Headline News

ADV Films And Bring Welcome To The N.H.K. To The Web

ADV Films and Crunchyroll will bring fan-favorite series WELCOME TO THE N.H.K. to the Internet. ADV Films is the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan and Crunchyroll is the leading destination for Asian content on the Internet.

In a progressive campaign to leverage digital promotion, ADV has made the first two installments of the 24 episode series available for at Two additional episodes will be added each Thursday over the next five weeks.

Internet Headline News

DGA and AMPTP Reach Tentative Agreement

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced today that it has concluded a tentative agreement on the terms of a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

Highlights of the new agreement include:

* Increases both wages and residual bases for each year of the contract.* Establishes DGA jurisdiction over programs produced for distribution on the Internet.

Internet Headline News

China To Crack Down on Web Content

China will institute new rules at the end of the month that limit the broadcast of video or audio content on the Internet to state-run sites, BLOOMBERG NEWS and THE NEW YORK TMES report. Beginning Jan. 31, only government-run entities will be licensed to disseminate material, which may not promote sex, violence, gambling, or religious cults, or reveal state secrets.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix, LG Team To Bring Web Content Directly to HDTVs

Netflix Inc. and LG Electronics today announced they are joining forces to develop a set-top box for consumers to stream movies and other programming from the Internet to HDTVs -- bypassing the need to use a personal computer.

The collaboration is expected to deliver a new online home entertainment service via technology embedded in an LG networked player planned for the second half of 2008.

Internet Events

WebbyConnect 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 3, 2007

The Webby Awards will bring its trademark flair and style to the staid world of industry conferences with its first-ever summit. WebbyConnect offers attendees an opportunity to interact and engage with more than 30 Webby Award winners, Academy members and Internet innovators in fields such as entertainment, advertising and politics.

Mobile Headline News

MIPCOM Mobile And Internet TV Awards Goes Virtual in Second Life

A virtual space of information about the MIPCOM Mobile & Internet TV Awards has been set up inside the 3D virtual world of Second Life. This virtual platform brings together creators and new talent in emerging areas of entertainment, such as Internet and machinima.

Internet Headline News

Aardman Channel to Launch on Joost

Aardman Animations announced today (May 30, 2007), that it will launch its own branded channel on Joost, the world's first broadcast-quality Internet television service. Aardman began distributing programming on mobile platforms in 2006 and will now broadcast its content online through platforms like Joost.

The Aardman channel will offer classic animated shows from the studio, such as CREATURE COMFORTS and MORPH, surreal comedies REX THE RUNT, PANIC IN THE VILLAGE and The Adventures of Jeffrey, plus some brand-new short films.

Internet Headline News

Sin City Wins Bitfilm Awards

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 12:00am

The worldwide Internet audience has decided in a public voting about the winners of the Bitfilm Awards. More than 750 films from 51 countries have applied for the prizes in seven categories.

The winners are:

T-Com 3D Space AwardVERSUS by François Caffiaux, Romain Noel and Thomas Salas (France)

Adobe FX Mix AwardTRAVEL DIARY by Keng-Ming Liu (Taiwan/U.S.)

MTV Flash AwardBLOW by Hermes Mangialardo (Italy)

Hamburg Machinima Award

Internet Events

Digital Summit 2006

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at 11:00am
Begins: January 17, 2006

The Digital Summit 2006 is an initiative to promote and boost the domestic Indian Internet economy. The summit will have focused sessions, presentations and discussions, led by experts, providing insights on challenges and strategies for internet investment decisions, effective implementation pertaining to Internet access, content, commerce, communication and maximizing returns on the Web. It will take place at the Hotel Grand Maratha. For more information, visit

Online Headline News

Cisco, Macromedia Acquire Strategic Stakes in Indiagames

TOM Online Inc., China's leading wireless Internet company, announced that Cisco Systems Inc. and Macromedia Inc. will acquire strategic share interests in Indiagames Ltd., a leading global publisher of mobile games majority owned by TOM Online. This move enhances the India-based mobile games publisher's position for global growth.

Internet Events

New Internet Summit

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: December 8, 2004

IPv6 Summit, Inc. announced that the next major conference on the New Internet will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia. This is the annual premier event for government and industry decision makers to unveil their programs and products for the coming year in a comprehensive set of presentations and panels.

Internet Headline News

The Internet Celebrates its 35th Birthday

The Internet just had its 35th birthday party Oct. 29, 2004, at UCLA, where it all started. On Sept. 2, 1969, Leonard Kleinrock led a team of engineers to establish the first network connection between two computers, ushering in a new method of global communications. A month later, the second node was added at Stanford, and, on October 29, the first host-to-host Internet-type message was sent from UCLA. The message was LO, which sounds prophetic until Kleinrock explains it.

Kids Headline News

Nickelodeon Online Launches Dot Kids Domain Websites

Nickelodeon launched two new Websites today, July 14, 2004, as part of the Dot Kids Act, established in 2002 to ensure safe spaces on the Internet for children under 13. The new site for kids, and for parents and preschoolers,, have been created by the network as extensions of and, respectively, as additional safe places for kids and preschoolers to play on the Internet.

Internet Events

North American IPv6 Summit 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 14, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: June 14, 2004

The New Internet - what it is, how it will affect us (including gamingand simulation communities), and what challenges and mega-opportunitiesit presents is the topic at the North American IPv6 Summit 2004, thepremier event for the Internet Protocol version 6, or IPv6 (the oldInternet is IP version 4). Leaders from industry and the Department ofDefense will report on how the transition to the new protocol will takeplace, what products and services already exist, and how to take

Internet Events

WebAnima 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, February 19, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: February 19, 2004

Anima 2004 organizers have created a new competition category for Internet films, called WebAnima 2004. The competition is open to all, amateurs and professionals alike. It is intended for any animated work, using any animation technique (e.g. Flash) but excluding live-action, and made specifically for screening on the Internet. Each entrant may submit a maximum of three works. Entries must not exceed 2 MB. From the 15 finalists, the same jury will chose a Grand Prix winner, sponsored by SPIROU.COM (les Editions Dupuis S.A.).

Animation Headline News

G7 To Take Margolis To TV

Internet superstar and celebrity personality Cindy Margolis, has inked an agreement with Gang of Seven Animation (G7 Animation) to develop an animated TV series based around her persona, with an adult-oriented premise intended to capitalize on the burgeoning late night adult, male viewing market.

Internet Events

Next Generation Internet/ US IPv6 Summit

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: December 9, 2003

The US Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) Summit in Washington, D.C. from December 9-11 will describe the business potential of the new Internet, described by Forrester Research as in the trillions of dollars. The new Internet protocol makes possible the "Extended Internet," with better multimedia transmission, video streaming, wireless gaming, etc. One of the participants is DARPA, the same people that created the first Internet.

Internet Headline News

The New Internet: The Next Big Thing?

The new Internet has gotten a lot of press in Europe and Asia, but is still relatively unknown in the United States. It was therefore a real stunner when John Osterholz, the director of architecture and interoperability for the Department of Defense (DoD), announced last week that the Pentagon would only buy networked products that conform to the new specification, starting in October of this year, and DoD hopes to be totally transitioned by 2008 that more than $30 billion of product and services per year.