Music Choice is one of the first cable programmers to use QR codes to enable interactive TV programming. Viewers watching the video for rapper Big Sean's "Almost Wrote You a Love Song" will be able to scan a QR code displayed on their TV screens to get get a free copy of the song.
BlackBerry may be building a BlackBerry-based media set-top that some industry observers describe as a rival to Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL)'s Apple TV box.
The last Harry Potter flick is going to help out the bottom line at Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), and it has nothing to do with the MSO's video-on-demand service. Fandango, a Comcast-owned site that lets people buy movie tickets, said sales for the midnight showings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2shattered records, outdoing previous big sellers such as The Dark Knight and New Moon.
— Steve Donohue, Special to Light Reading Cable, and Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Light Reading Cable