Fox, Univision May Go Subscription To Stop Aereo
GTRacer writes "In response to Aereo's recent win allowing per-user over-the-air antenna feeds to remote devices, Fox COO Chase Carey said, "We need to be able to be fairly compensated for our content. This is not an ideal path we look to pursue [...]", that path being a switch to a subscription model. Spanish-language stalwart Univison may join Fox, per CEO Haim Saban. Aereo replied, in part, "When broadcasters asked Congress for a free license to digitally broadcast on the public's airwaves, they did so with the promise that they would broadcast in the public interest and convenience, and that they would remain free-to-air. Having a television antenna is every American's right." A switch to a pay-TV subscription model would stymie Aereo but could hurt affiliate stations."
Zillow Rentals For Android Now Features Google's 3D Maps And Spanish-Language Support
Zillow today launched the latest version of its Rentals mobile app for Android. The app includes a number of new features, such as integrated 3D maps from Google, but it also marks the company’s first foray into offering foreign language support. The Zillow Rentals app now features Spanish-language support in an effort to “better serve the rapidly growing Spanish-speaking community in the United States.” This, Zillow claims, makes it the “ first major online real estate company to optimize its app for the Spanish-speaking community.” It’s still pretty unusual for app developers to launch a Spanish-language version of their apps for the large Hispanic and Latino population in the U.S. As Zillow notes, however, this segment in the U.S. is growing at four times the pace of the national population and is adopting smartphones significantly faster than other segments. It’s not clear if Zillow will also bring Spanish-language support to its other apps for purchasing real estate or ...
Spanish Magazine Publisher Bets Against the Crisis
Andrés Rodríguez, the publisher and founder of SpainMedia, has much at stake in the debut this month of a Spanish-language edition of Forbes, the American business magazine.
Controversial Delaware playground signs removed
Spanish-language signs posted at playgrounds near Delaware elementary schools that were considered the equivalent of 'whites-only' signs are now being removed.
Jenni Rivera, 43, Mexican-American Singer and TV Star, Dies
Ms. Rivera was one of the biggest stars of banda, a brassy, percussive form of Spanish-language pop music.