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Time Warner Cable’s New iPad App Sounds Incredibly Dumb

Time Warner Cables New iPad App Sounds Incredibly Dumb

The cable companies & broadcasters are doing everything they can to resist change and save the existing business model. Even as consumers clamor for a la carte options and more online capabilities, the cable companies keep distorting that vision. The latest move comes from Time Warner …

More TV [Content] Viewed on Computers Than on TV [Devices]

More TV [Content] Viewed on Computers Than on TV [Devices]

Wow, recent research from Price WaterHouse Cooper (Sterling, Draper…oh wait) states that people now watch more TV content on their computer than they do on their televisions. The cite that there is a 5-10% margin of error (thank you for the transparency) on the study …

DirecTV Heads into Streaming Internet Video, Broadband, LTE

DirecTV Heads into Streaming Internet Video, Broadband, LTE

It seems that DirecTV sees the end of satellite and the continuation of more terrestrial operations. Or they are just trying to expand their offerings. Expanding into a subscription-based premium movie service would put them in direcT competition with Netflix and several other studios who …

YouTube Getting Into The Live Sports Streaming Game

YouTube Getting Into The Live Sports Streaming Game

YouTube is actively pursuing deals with professional sporting leagues around the world in a bid to bring more live streaming sporting events to the video site. A Bloomberg report yesterday claims Google is in talks with "most sports leagues," including the NBA, the NHL, and …

Reel Cord-Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

Reel Cord Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

I generally do a weekend news round up. But within the last 12 hours I saw some cool stuff that all piled up together and was related so, here's a set of news Reel Quick. It has to do with Netflix and competition, Boxee and …

Open Letter to Broadcast Dinosaurs Bent on Self-Destruction

Open Letter to Broadcast Dinosaurs Bent on Self Destruction

There are all sorts of cool new ways to watch what you want, when you want and where you want, in regards to video entertainment. No matter if it's on your mobile, a tablet or your Super-sized TV screen at home. If it's online, it's …

YouTube Stars Turn Viral Success Into Network Television Deal

YouTube Stars Turn Viral Success Into Network Television Deal

Food and cooking shows on cable have been gradually getting more and more extreme over the past few years, as networks like The Food Network and the Travel Channel try to hook viewers with the promise of unique and edgy programming like Diners, Drive-ins, & …

Comcast Gets into Video Streaming Apps, Flaunts FCC Restrictions?

Comcast Gets into Video Streaming Apps, Flaunts FCC Restrictions?

Yes, it was inevitable, another giant of broadcasting has created another app and tossed it into the ring to vie for online video viewer attention further diluting the market, further splitting our attention and further cluttering your iOS device home screens. I smell a conspiracy …

Trouble in Huludise as Partners Decide How Online Video Service Will Survive

Trouble in Huludise as Partners Decide How Online Video Service Will Survive

Hulu, according to the Wall Street Journal, is rife with internal strife. It seems that there have been some meetings this week between the partners (NBC Universal, News Corp., and Disney) and the management of Hulu over the future of the company. At stake is …

Weekly Web Video Industry Newsreel – The PTCESD Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry Newsreel   The PTCESD Edition

So it's been a couple weeks since I had a news round up. Mostly due to bring out at CES, then traveling back to Europe, then being completely wiped out by illness for over a week. Hence the Post traumatic CES Disorder edition of the …

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