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Report: Apple In Talks With Comcast About Streaming TV Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

(Updates to add Apple declining comment) March 23 (Reuters) - Apple Inc is in talks with Comcast Corp to enter into a deal for a stre...

REPORT: Apple In Talks With Comcast About Streaming TV Service

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 03.23.2014 | Technology

Apple Inc. AAPL +0.79% is in talks with Comcast Corp. CMCSA -1.20% about teaming up for a streaming-television service that would use an Apple set-t...

Timothy Stenovec

Amazon Bets These New Shows Will Keep You Paying For Prime

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.06.2014 | Technology

Amazon is betting a new batch of original streaming video content will keep you paying for its Prime membership service, even if it raises the price. ...

Gerry Smith

Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court To Stop Streaming Service

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

Major television broadcasters filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday asking it to stop Aereo, the controversial streaming service that...

Gerry Smith

Aereo Wins Another Court Battle Against Big TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology

The Internet television streaming service Aereo notched another legal victory against major broadcasters on Thursday when a federal judge denied a req...

How the Chromecast Shows Google's Changing Priorities

Joseph Farrell | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Chromecast is another step towards breaking the iron grip current providers, like cable, have on content distribution and the living room.

Is Orange the New Black?

Chris Holden | Posted 10.19.2013 | TV
Chris Holden

Orange Is The New Black already has over 3 million viewers just weeks after it's initial streaming debut. This is quite strong considering Breaking Bad and Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire typically have < 3 million viewers.

How A Dime-Sized Antenna Met My TV Needs

Gerry Smith | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Gerry Smith

If you're a light TV viewer who just wants to watch the major networks, Aereo might be right for you.

13 Classic TV Shows to Stream with Your Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Parents have always shared some of their favorite childhood activities with their kids, but before Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services became so easy to access, watching favorite old TV shows was tricky (or expensive).

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...

Google In Talks To Launch Its Own Streaming Video Service: WSJ And NYT

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology

Google has approached several large media companies in order to license TV shows for a new online streaming service it plans to launch, unnamed source...

These 2 Threats To Traditional TV Can't Be Stopped

Reuters | Liana B. Baker and Ronald Grover | Posted 06.08.2013 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker and Ronald Grover (Reuters) - Two fledgling technologies could dramatically reshape the $60 billion-a-year television...

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.

TV Is So Wack

Head-Roc | Posted 09.05.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

TV is So Wack! There is nothing original in network programming. No real information is ever obtained from watching TV, as far as I can tell these days, except to scare the shit out of you one way or another.

Gerry Smith

Aereo Threatens Broadcasters By Streaming Network TV Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology

Aereo, a start-up that streams network TV to customers over the Internet, has 68 employees, about 3,500 subscribers, and big ambitions: to disrupt the...

TV: An Intervention

Evan Shapiro | Posted 08.05.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

So, how does the TV industry innovate to capture the audiences they are at risk of losing forever? How do you get cutters to keep the cord?

How to Watch TV Today

Vanity Fair | Posted 06.24.2012 | TV
Vanity Fair

It appears that 2012 will be the first year that sales of flat-panel TVs have declined, and last month it was announced that owners of Microsoft's Xbox console now spend more time watching entertainment content than playing games.

The 8 Most Important Things to Happen to TV in the Past 5 Years

Evan Shapiro | Posted 05.08.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

In just the past five years, we've seen the emergence of true streaming television, the arrival of the iPad and ascendancy of Snooki. TV is like the weather in Florida -- wait a minute and it will change.

Netflix Subscribers See Red, But Video Streaming Is All Green

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Our recommendation is that you forget about the Great Netflix Controversy, cancel your Quickster subscriptions, and take the streaming-only portion of the subscription service.

TV Watchers Cut Cable Cord In Record Numbers

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — The weak economy is hitting Americans where they spend a lot of their free time: at the TV set. They're canceling or forgoing cable ...

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...

'Hulu Plus' Gets A Price Cut--Already

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Online video site Hulu formally launched its premium streaming service Wednesday and cut the price to $8 a month. The service launch...

Is Ivi TV Really the Future of Streaming Television?

Dave Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Taylor

Positioning themselves as David to the broadcasters' Goliath, Ivi TV has launched a streaming TV service built around their own player and clearly tapping network TV channels in New York City and Seattle.

Netflix, NBC Universal Deal Brings New Shows To Streaming Service

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Online movie rental company Netflix Inc. and NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution have expanded their license deal that cov...

Hulu May Start Charging for Access to Shows : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 22, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Hulu is considering charging users for access to popular shows. While the joint venture between NBC, Fox and Disney has grown to popularity by allow...