• Crunch Report | Reddit Now Valued at $1.8 Billion

    Niantic postpones its European Pokémon GO Event, Discovery Communications acquires Scripps Networks for $14.6 billion, Game of Thrones materials getting released in HBO hack and Reddit is now valued at $1.8 billion. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Huawei Taps Discovery Channel To Build Discovery Expedition Rugged Handset

    Huawei Taps Discovery Channel To Build Discovery Expedition Rugged Handset

    Huawei has a history of partnering up with brands to build highly targeted phones, a good example being the Red Bull-branded RBM HD rugged phone (otherwise known as the Impulse for AT&T). This time, the company is taking the less caffeine-fueled route, opting for some added credibility with its next rugged handset: the Huawei-Discovery Expedition phone. Read More

  • Discovery Channel Madness: Gunman Stormed HQ, Took 3 Hostages Earlier Today

    Um, yeah, something big just went down at Discovery Channel’s HQ. Apparently a gunman held several people hostage earlier today while we were all obsessing about silly Apple products. Long story short, the police shot the baddie and the hostages weren’t harmed. The guy had “concerns” about the Discovery Corportation. Our guess it has something to do with replacing… Read More

  • Not A Myth To Bust: Discovery Channel Hits The App Store

    Scientist wannabes, rejoice! Discovery Communications has released a Discovery Channel application on the iTunes App Store (link to the program), bringing heaps of video content produced by the popular non-fiction media company to the iPhone and iPod Touch. In addition to video clips, the app also boasts a collection of quizzes, photo galleries, programming schedules and updates from… Read More

  • Long-Form Video Gaining Viewers on the Web

    When it comes to Web video, short clips under three minutes still make up the vast majority of what people watch. But as the quality of video improves, more people will be willing to sit and watch streams of half-hour sitcoms, hour-long dramas, and maybe even entire movies. Already, there is some anecdotal evidence of this shift. Move Networks—which powers the media players and… Read More

  • Discovery Networks Launches Mobile-Only Content

    U.K. mobile subscribers on either Vodafone or Orange UK will soon be able to watch mobile-only content from Discovery Turbo and Animal Planet. Each of these Discovery Network channels is making available exclusive made-for-mobile content as part of part of the Sky Mobile package. These launches are part of the re-branding of Discovery Network’s factual and lifestyle mobile TV… Read More