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New Order ink HDNet US exclusive

‘New Order: Live from Glasgow’ will hit US TV screens this Sunday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET in an exclusive premiere deal with the Dallas-based HDNet Concert series.

Filmed over two nights in October 2006 before a sell-out crowd at the Glasgow Academy, the band play new material as well as their classic hits including “Blue Monday,” “True Faith,” and, of course, l “Love Will Tear Us Apart (Again).”

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MOG music websites draw triple traffic

The MOG music blogging platform has confirmed it has surpassed 3 million unique visitors per month, according to Quantcast.com, tripling its site traffic in less than three months.

The MOG Music Network (MMN) – MOG’s advertising network for independent music blogs and music websites, which launched in August – now includes over 200 of the world’s music blogs, such as Glorious Noise, DiscoMusic.com, Rock on the Streets and the controversial MetalSucks, the company said.

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Sky opening up to more viewers online

Sky plans to offer its online video content to a much wider range of viewers, making shows available online through its Sky Player service to viewers who aren’t subscribed to its TV shows for the first time, the company said this week.

Sky will launch its subscription TV service via its online Sky Player platform meaning UK and Irish customers will be able subscribe to watch a package of channels from Sky on their PC or Mac without the need to install a TV-based service as well. 

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AT&T exec on the future of the iPhone – video

“Before the iPhone wakes you up in the morning with its alarm clock, De la Vega says, “it will have already loaded all of your daily news feeds onto the phone. It will also have already sent a wireless message to your coffee maker to get the coffee ready.”

Ralph de la Vega (AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets) attracted huge attention with his vision of the future of the iPhone as at the centre of the future digital lifestyle. We thought you may want to see/hear/decide what you think of these claims all by yourself – so check from around 07.58 in this video.

CBS opens up for iPhone journalism

CBS Mobile has made its EyeMobile iPhone application for citizen journalists available through Apple’s App Store.

The trend toward citizen journalism has its detractors, though at its roots the right to free speech in the US comes from the actions of individual non-professional writers whose efforts with pamphlets and books helped create independence for the US.

EyeMobile allows users to upload images of current events from their iPhone to CBS’ mobile journalism website. Moconews observes that popular recent items include hurricane footage and pictures snapped at political events. “The application represents the first major effort from any of the TV networks since the app store launched,” it says.
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Apple iPhone hides ‘Big Brother’ control

If you’re wondering how Apple plans to maintain control of its iPhone ecosystem, wonder now more.

It seems the iPhone software hides a mechanism that could allow the company to remotely deactivate rogue applications, a security researcher said.

Jonathan Zdziarksi’s iPhone Open Application Development indicates that the CoreLocation framework in the iPhone 2.0 (as well as the updated iPod touch firmware) points to a secure website that appears to contain placeholder code for a list of “unauthorized” apps. 

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