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Streaming: TV's Tectonic Shift

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

Why should we pay cable companies big monthly fees for a huge lineup of programs we never watch but are charged for. Research shows that folks with 300 channels only watch an average of 12 of them. Why not pick and choose just what we want to watch and pay for each show as we go? Or, as the industry calls it: pay-per-view.

(VIDEO) Dolby Readies Deeper Color Palette for Video w/ Amazon, Sharp, others

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS - Can Dolby do for eyes what it's done for ears? The San Francisco-based firm is best known for its audio developments, but recently unveile...

Everybody Hates Netflix (But Can't Stop Watching It)

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.10.2015 | Technology

Our love-hate relationship with streaming and DVD service Netflix is going strong, according to a fresh Consumer Reports survey that found high usage ...

Jumping Through Hoops With Hulu: Will Hollywood Studios Kill Their Offspring Again?

Tony Greenberg | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology
Tony Greenberg

Congratulations to News Corp., Disney, and NBC Universal for creating an online company so successful that tech industry giants may stumble over each other to acquire it. Does Hulu or its buyer get the short stick?

5 Smaller Sites That Want To Be The New Netflix

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology

After publishing a list of the best alternatives to Netflix in the wake of the company's surprise price hike, many of our readers took to the comments...

CES Video: Boxee Readies Launch Of Hulu Plus and Netflix

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Fresh on the heels of the announcement to stream CBS television programming on the Boxee platform, the service will launch Vudu this week...

CES 2011: Boxee Gets Built Into a Cool New TV (VIDEO)

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Even though the Boxee box delivers a great experience, consumers want to cut down on their set top boxes, not add new ones in. By building it into the TV, it helps manufacturers differentiate their flatscreens from the competition.

Walmart Boosts Streaming Video Plan: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 23, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Walmart purchased video streaming company Vudu yesterday. Many believe the move comes as Walmart attempts to increase its streaming video service, an ...

Walmart Vudu Deal Buys Online Video Service Vudu

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As I wrote in January, Walmart is indeed interested in buying Vudu, the online movie service. I was off about one thing, though--the price. Walmart...