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Netflix pursues unconventional programming strategy with 'Arrested Development'

In today's spotlight, FierceMobileContent takes a look at Netflix's unconventional programming strategy with the premiere of the fourth season of Arrested Development this spring.

Rovi introduces platform to ease move to IPTV

Rovi Corp., which recently said it would sell off its online video unit, continued to cozy up to the pay TV universe at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, where it unveiled new IP software that "would enable pay TV service providers to cost effectively introduce IP-based multiscreen services and applications" within their traditional delivery system.

Motorola building FiOS TV media server

Motorola Mobility said it will supply Verizon with a media server for its FiOS TV service that will be able to deliver IP video to up to five separate TVs in a home.

Epix to launch Sony PlayStation apps

Viacom's Epix premium network said it is building apps that will allow subscribers to access its programming on Sony's PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita systems.

Aereo adds Bloomberg to programming lineup in New York

Aereo struck a deal with Bloomberg TV to add the business news network to its online video platform, which lets New York residents watch about 20 local broadcast stations on mobile devices and the Web.

Netflix to use Sony PlayStation as 'primary development platform'

Netflix and Sony said Tuesday that Netflix plans to use the Sony PlayStation 3 gaming console as its "primary development platform" for distributing video to its online video subscribers.

College Humor tackles HBO Go password sharing

Online video producers at College Humor released a video that pokes fun of the phenomenon of HBO subscribers sharing their passwords for the popular HBO Go website and TV Everywhere application with friends who don't subscribe to the premium channel.

Smart TVs expected to reach 87M U.S. homes by 2016

Connected TVs from consumer electronics manufacturers such as LG, Samsung and Sony will be in 87 million U.S. homes, according to a Parks Associates study commissioned by interactive program guide technology developer Rovi.

Service Electric to launch HBO Go

Service Electric said it has struck a deal with HBO to offer subscribers access to the popular HBO Go mobile video application and TV Everywhere website.

Univision to launch UVideos online video/social site

Univision Communications is launching a new online video network today called UVideos.