Tim Mulligan

What’s In A Name: From Yahoo to Altaba

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So two weeks into the 2017 and it's another year and yet another twist in the ongoing saga that is Yahoo. On Monday, Yahoo Inc disclosed in a regulatory filing that it was splitting the company into two.…
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Mad Men, Video Advertising And Transparency

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The news last week that yet another major Advertising Agency has been contacted by the US Department of Justice “concerning video production and post-production practices in the advertising industry”…
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The Second Coming Of Silent Cinema

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89 years ago The Jazz Singer was released and the moving image industry went through one of its periodic transformative moments. The jazz singer was the first “talkie”; a film with sound. At a stroke,…
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Netflix Flexes Its Licensing Muscle

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
The announcement yesterday that Netflix is going to allow TV and movie downloads for offline viewing is a seismic moment for TV generally not just SVOD (subscription video on demand) services in particular.…
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Linear TV And The Enduring Call Of The Wild

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Planet Earth II has shown that there’s still such a thing as appointment to view in TV for non-live events. The BBC’s flagship natural history series had 9.2 million views for its season opener on…
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Why AT&T Has Decided To Acquire Time Warner

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The most powerful force in nature is when two landmasses moving in opposite directions come up against each other. The result of these two tectonic plates irrepressibly pushing up against one another is…
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