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The Slow, Cold Death Of Cable Has Begun

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.17.2014 | Technology

Cable companies, you've been put on notice. Cord cutting -- ditching your steep monthly cable or satellite bill and instead watching video online -...

Timothy Stenovec

Fire TV's Best Feature

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology

If I were to assemble a list of cool technologies that are more annoying than useful, speech recognition would rank pretty high. In my experience, it'...

Timothy Stenovec

Roku's Answer To Chromecast Is This $50 Stick

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

In the fight for your TV set, the weapons keep getting smaller. On Tuesday, Roku, the maker of the popular set-top boxes that stream video and musi...

Timothy Stenovec

5 Ways The Comcast-TWC Deal Could Ruin TV and The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology

You're probably already thinking that the merger of the two biggest cable companies in the United States isn't going to turn out great for regular peo...

Timothy Stenovec

This May Be Why Your Netflix Is Slow

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology

Verizon and Comcast customers aren't hallucinating -- Netflix really has gotten slower for them. The streaming video service on Monday released it...

Don't Feel Bad, Everyone Binge-Watches Netflix, Says Netflix

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.13.2013 | Technology

Binge-watchers: You are not alone. The majority of people who stream TV regularly binge-watch, and they're not the least bit sorry about it, accord...

Timothy Stenovec

Why The Shutdown May Have Been Good For Netflix

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

Netflix might want the government to shut down a lot more often. Washington, D.C., saw a spike in weekday Netflix traffic during the more than two-...

Google Launches Apple TV And Roku Killer

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.25.2013 | Technology

Google just made getting the Internet on your TV much easier and much cheaper. Google on Wednesday announced Chromecast, a $35 HDMI stick that stre...

The Golden Age of Cable

Tom Silva | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Silva

There seems to be an inverse relationship between Hollywood and the general economy. According to the National Association of Theatre Owners during six of the past eight recessions in the U.S., box office and admissions sales increased.

'Tis the Season to Be Streaming, CNET's Dan Ackerman

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

This holiday season, one of the most dramatic shifts in technology consumption is the wide-scale move to streaming rather than downloading media, ...

Obama 'IP Czar' Suggests Felony Charges For Illegal Web Streaming

Ars Technica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Obama administration wants to make sure that the illegal streaming of music and movies over the Internet is a felony, and it also wants to give th...

Break Out the Buggy Whips: Is This the Tipping Point for Streaming Video?

Tony Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tony Greenberg

Big companies like Google will soon make it easier to get brand-name content for a cheap price. So who in technology is in the buggy whip business these days? And what companies are about to become obsolete?