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Comcast Wants To Turn Your iPad Into A TV

Comcast Wants To Turn Your iPad Into A TV

Comcast will offer a demonstration later this afternoon of a new service they plan to roll out in 2011:  live streaming of television content to iPads and Android tablet devices.  The service will only be available to Comcast subscribers, and the specific details of how …

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

Some might say that 2010 was the year of Internet TV's emergence. Sure, there were a lot of things that went right for it during the year and a couple things that didn't. So let's take a look at the highlights including the new Apple …

Nielsen adds Web-Enabled Devices to TV Tracking

Nielsen adds Web Enabled Devices to TV Tracking

Nielsen, media research company not recently deceased comic genius (RIP L.N), have changed a bit of their TV statistics tracking with changes to Internet-ready TVs. Basically, they now acknowledge their existence. Welcome to the 21st century Nielsen!

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

So yeah, remember those studios who said Netflix is growing too fast and they are trying to band together and stop the "evil streaming empire" from continuing its wildfire-like spread? Well apparently, none of them had large black mouse ears because today, Netflix built a …

The Future of “Online” Video, From Someone Who Should Know

The Future of Online Video, From Someone Who Should Know

Online video is still in its infancy, and we've barely scratched the surface of what it will be and what it can do for businesses.  There's a fantastic article over at ClickZ from guest columnist, Shishir Mehrotra, called 4 Ways Video Is Fundamentally Changing.  And …

Online Video Moves: NetFlix Streams, FilmOn Fights, Broadcast Goes Mobile

Online Video Moves: NetFlix Streams, FilmOn Fights, Broadcast Goes Mobile

Another quick look at some things going on in online video recently including broadcasters not online embracing online video but mobile video as well yet still struggling to find their exact place in the new age of digital media and trying desperately to maintain their …

A Closer Look At Cable TV’s Package – Jim Louderback On The Future of Cable Television

A Closer Look At Cable TVs Package   Jim Louderback On The Future of Cable Television

One of the many people Mark was able to catch up with at Blogworld last month is Jim Louderback, the CEO of Revision3.  Amidst talking about online video in general, and Revision3 specifically, the pair of them got off track for a bit on a …

Hulu Plus Emerges From Preview, Cuts Price By Two Dollars To $7.99

Hulu Plus Emerges From Preview, Cuts Price By Two Dollars To $7.99

Hulu is taking the training wheels off their premium service, Hulu Plus, and releasing it out into the wild.  In addition, they've also slashed the price by $2, making the monthly fee $7.99.  While the price cut is not a surprise, most of the recent …

Hulu Considers Slashing Hulu Plus Subscription Price In Half

Hulu Considers Slashing Hulu Plus Subscription Price In Half

Hulu Plus, the premium service from the video site owned by ABC, NBC, and CBS, is weighing a 50% price cut, according to All Things Digital.  The service would presumably remain the same, but cost only $4.95 per month instead of the current $9.95.

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 11-17 October, 2010

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 11 17 October, 2010

Hey hey! Another week in the books as we wind down summer in the Northern Hemisphere and rapidly hurtle toward lower temps and the holiday season. Here in my part of the world the leaves are falling along with the temps. So it's time once …

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