The Facebook effect: BBC cuts Food site, local news and more factual content to save £15M

While the BBC is planning to take on Netflix by building its own “Britflix” on-demand video streaming service, on the news front, it looks like the UK media giant is cutting back to s

Updated: Apple And The BBC To Co-Host iPad 2 Release Event?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Screen-shot-2011-02-23-at-8.17.23-AM.png" />Let the speculation begin. The BBC is holding an event next week, on the same day and exactly

BBC's New iPlayer App Gets A Hands-On

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ip3-620x465.jpg" />We heard about the BBC's <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/02/09/bbc-to-launch-on-demand-iplayer-app-for-android

BBC To Launch On-demand iPlayer App For Android And iPad

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/BBC-iPlayer-iPad-inline.jpg" />We <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2007/07/27/bbc-iplayer-cheerio-pip-pip-bobs-yer-uncle-right/">first

Livestation goes iPad-friendly

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Livestation.png" alt="" title="Livestation" width="240" height="205" class="shot" /><a href="http://www.livestation.com/">Livestation</a>, th

Broadcast 2.0 and BBC's iPlayer

“Broadcast 2.0”: a swanky new term for the convergence of Internet video and social media. BBC is working on integrating this idea into their iPlayer, launched a year ago in December 2007.

BBC's fawlty iPlayer a money sink "worse than Boo.com"

The BBC’s project to make its enormous back catalog of quality British TV shows available online was ambitious to say the least. But due to colossal mismanagement and a lack of vision and flexib

BBC iPlayer: Cheerio Pip Pip Bob's Yer Uncle, Right?

Care for a spot of tea? BBC, that stalwart of UK television AKA telly, is now offering a peer-to-peer video player called the iPlayer what will offer a selection of “programmes” from the p