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What You Missed in the Media Insights Week: 7/21-7/25

Here is what has been going on this week:

Simple.TV Goes to Canada: The Response to competitor Tablo

NFL Sunday Ticket Offered to Cord Cutters: If you live in certain areas or can’t get DirecTV due to obstructions you can stream it on your computer

Multiscreen World Cup: Young Fans watched entire matches on tablets

Aussies Watching More TV and Using More Screens: 74% of Aussie internet users aged 16+ said they watched TV while using the internet

“TV Everywhere” is Growing: Despite confusion on what the term actually means its becoming more popular

Monetization of TV Everywhere: Ad revenue has not materialized yet so operators are searching for new ways to make money

Keeping it Simple: Mobile ads generate more interest than TV ads

Sling Media unveils cheaper Slingbox: Time-shifting and place shifting is becoming cheaper

Binge Watchers Good for Advertisers: 20% of binge watchers discuss ads with peers

Fox Wants More Binge Watching Power: Seeks to buy Time Warner to get it

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Ryan Polachi is a contributing writer concentrating his focus on Marketing, Finance and Innovation. He can be reached at rpolachi@IIRUSA.com.

The New Extension of the Quantified Self: Your Quantified Pet

Two stories demonstrate how this trend is progressing:

How Technology Helped Track A Wandering Cat – WHEN CAROLINE PAUL’S KITTY REAPPEARED AFTER A LONG MONTH AWAY, SHE DECIDED TO FIGURE OUT WHERE HE HAD BEEN SPENDING HIS TIME. via Fast Company

Startup Whistle has designed an activity tracker that clips on to your dog’s collar, but its core offering is a cloud-based analytics service designed to quantify your pet’s health. via Giga Om

Now we won’t need to wonder so much about what our pets are up to when we aren’t looking.

Happy Friday!