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Netflix Gets Greedy, Boosts Price Of Unlimited DVD + Streaming By 60%

Netflix Gets Greedy, Boosts Price Of Unlimited DVD + Streaming By 60%

Netflix is raising their prices by 60%. Yeah, 60%. What was formerly $9.99 for unlimited streaming and DVDs is now $7.99 for unlimited streaming and $7.99 for unlimited DVDs…no price break for the combo platter. So basically they have drawn a line in the silicon …

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

I just wrote a piece over at Gamers Daily News talking about how, if Microsoft were to pick up Hulu (and they are listed alongside Google & Yahoo as potential buyers) they could roll it into a new, higher level, higher priced, Xbox LIVE subscription. …

Hulu Subscriptions to Top One Million This Summer, Proud of Massive Ad Load

Hulu Subscriptions to Top One Million This Summer, Proud of Massive Ad Load

Hulu just remarked on their somewhat remarkable Q2 2011. No revenue numbers were released but there were some other numbers including the fact that they expect to top one million subscribers to Hulu Plus by the end of summer.

Cost-Per-View Gains Traction, But Begs The Question: What is a Video View?

Cost Per View Gains Traction, But Begs The Question: What is a Video View?

SpotXchange, our friends with Otto the auto-optimizer, are expanding their offerings once again. This time they've gotten on the cost-per-view bandwagon and are launching the new format with a bit of hoopla. My major concern is, how can the industry launch a 'cost-per-view' ad format…when much …

Prime Time & Long-Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

Prime Time & Long Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

So the holiday weekend is over, we're all climbing out of food comas, lathering up skin lotion from too much sun and generally getting back into the groove. We're still free, we partied like it and now we've all got to pay. Luckily, I refrained …

Hulu Sinks Hooks Into Facebook With New Social Features

Hulu Sinks Hooks Into Facebook With New Social Features

Hulu, who is all over sale rumors, is continuing to tie online video to social networking. They've just recently bolstered the bridge with several new features that allow for commenting on shows while watching them and sharing that out to Facebook. I stumbled upon some …

Google In Talks To Acquire Hulu? Microsoft & Yahoo Too?

Google In Talks To Acquire Hulu? Microsoft & Yahoo Too?

Why does there always seem to be so much online video news coming out on Fridays? Christophor wrote this morning about the potential sale of Hulu: who the interested parties might be, and why they might want to buy the video property. Rumors have been …

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

I will give you all the information available at present. You decide if it is a sweet deal or a sour lemon. Deal? Alright, if you've just come out of a binge-induced coma and don't know what the heck I'm talking about, Hulu has dropped …

The Silver Bullet of Original Web Series Video Content?

The Silver Bullet of Original Web Series Video Content?

In late 2009 I began a series of live webcast shows – six to be exact all using the same format (host / hostess, topical discussion, audience interaction, social networking components, etc.) – we had a show on Venture Capitol with people skyping in from …

PlayLater Service, DVR For Online Video, Will Surely Be Sued

PlayLater Service, DVR For Online Video, Will Surely Be Sued

This morning I read this interesting report from Video Nuze about a new online video DVR service called PlayLater. PlayLater, from the makers of PlayOn (which lets you stream video from your computer to your TV or mobile device), will let you record your favorite …

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