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The Benefits of an All-IP World

Mike Montgomery | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

Improved voice communication is among the many benefits of upgrading our nation's networks to run solely on Internet Protocol.

HBO Go Doesn't Care That You're Sharing Your Password

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

We know you share streaming accounts with friends, family and other miscellaneous acquaintances on Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu and so on. Who doesn't? We...

Meet Hulu's 'The Wrong Mans'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 10.16.2013 | TV

Hulu is mere weeks away from debuting its latest comedy series, "The Wrong Mans," a comedic action thriller starring "Gavin and Stacey" actors James C...

More Couples Than Ever Are Live-Streaming Their Weddings

mashable.com | Posted 07.02.2013 | Weddings

With wedding season in full swing, popular video streaming service Ustream has revealed data that webcasts of couples saying "I do" are up 250% in jus...

The Content Brief: HBO Can't Fight the Future

Shawn Amos | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

When people are begging - literally begging - to buy your product, what's a company to do? If you're HBO, you cross your fingers and hope for a time machine to take us all back to 1980 when its business model had a future.

Mobile, Live, Streaming: Countdown to the Near Future of Media

John Pavley | Posted 01.13.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

Humans are really bad at predicting the near future. Our minds have evolved to handle the immediate situation (fight or flight) as well as the long-term trends (winter is coming). Predicting how events will turn out in only a few months can leave us shell-shocked. But I'm going to take a big risk here a make a near term prediction: The mobilization of live streaming media is going to hit in the next six to 12 months, and hit big. By this I mean that consumers who are currently streaming recorded news and entertainment on their TVs and laptops are going to phase-shift to interactive streaming live news and entertainment on their phones and pads. The big live events of 2012 showed that interactive streaming -- sharing up as well as streaming down -- is about to become part of our national consciousness.

'Growing Unprofitably'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Netflix is more popular among couch potatoes than investors a year after its polarizing decision to raise U.S. prices for video subsc...

Ron Dicker

Super Bowl: Online Viewership Ratings Are In

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

The 2,105,441 viewers who watched NBC's first live stream broadcast of the Super Bowl discovered that the Internet experience still can't entirely rep...

Lucas Kavner

How Facebook Could Top Netflix In Streaming Land

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.19.2012 | Home

When you're watching a film on your computer, does the idea of commenting on it in real time appeal to you? What if you could create an original live ...

The 9 Best Sites For Watching Videos

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

Web users can't pull themselves away from the tube. YouTube, that is. According to comScore's October Video Metrix, which looks at online video vi...

Coldplay's Keeps New Album From Streaming Services

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 12.27.2011 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — British band Coldplay is withholding its latest album, "Mylo Xyloto," from all-you-can-listen streaming services such as Spotify a...

9 Services That Could Be The New Netflix

Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP/The Huffington Post) -- The DVD-by-mail service Netflix built its business on will soon be known as Qwikster. The rebranding follows Netf...

Fox Asks Viewers To Cough Up For Next-Day Streaming

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — In a move that seeks to reward viewers for paying their monthly TV bills, News Corp.'s Fox broadcasting company says it will allow...

Miramax Deal Brings Hundreds Of Movies To Hulu

techcrunch.com | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

Two weeks after Miramax announced a major content deal with Netflix, the studio this morning announced that it has also struck a multi-year agreement ...

UK Man Guilty of "Menacing Electronic Communication"

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Careful what you tweet -- someone with a badge may be listening. Just ask the Briton who threatened to blow up Robin Hood airport on Twitter because he was upset about flight delays.