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Streaming Video On-Demand to be King of Entertainment as Disc Fall?

Streaming Video On Demand to be King of Entertainment as Disc Fall?

The tipping point is rapidly approaching as we, as a society, are ready to flip from a physical rental society to a digital delivery society. According to Rentrak and Screen Digest anyway, who say that it might not be too long before online streaming tops …

Online Video Monetization – What Are Your Options?

Online Video Monetization – What Are Your Options?

So you’ve gotten pretty good at this online video thing, and now you want to start thinking about monetizing your content. But that can act as a roadblock for many video creators and businesses who aren’t sure what all their options are for making money …

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Fox’s Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Foxs Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix seems to have a two-pronged strategy for their original content efforts, creating new shows from scratch and buying existing shows from other publishers or producers. And this week, there are rumblings of another existing show joining Netflix's roster: Fox's just-cancelled science fiction series, Terra …

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Is Amazon trying to keep up with the Joneses? According to Forbes, Amazon may be turning a little green with envy watching Netflix, Hulu, & YouTube get into the premium original content creation game, because they're apparently gearing up for their own turn as a TV …

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As “Streaming Media Standard”

MPEG DASH Gains Industry Support As Streaming Media Standard

Well, it seems some companies, including Netflix and Microsoft, have got together behind a single format for media streaming. The format, MPEG DASH, now has its own Promoters Group. DASH, or dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP, was just finalized in November and allows for, obviously, …

Is YouTube Trying To Erase The Past? Browse Page Eliminates Date Filter

Is YouTube Trying To Erase The Past? Browse Page Eliminates Date Filter

YouTube is trying really hard to make YouTube.com your new TV. Instead of turning on the television and flipping through the 338 channels, they're hoping in the near future you'll just open a browser and go to YouTube… and surf their millions of "channels" instead. …

RedBox And Verizon Team Up On Streaming Service To Challenge Netflix

RedBox And Verizon Team Up On Streaming Service To Challenge Netflix

According to TechCrunch, RedBox and Verizon are likely teaming up on a new streaming video service that is aiming to hit OTT boxes and game consoles as well as iOS and Android. This could be big news, or it could be too little too late. Their …

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB, British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, in whom News Corp has an almost 40% stake, have announced that they will start providing online streaming service this year. The service will work through a set-top box, won't require a subscription and will eventually offer film and …

Netflix Gains Most Of Its Subscribers Back, Still Hurting In Some Areas

Netflix Gains Most Of Its Subscribers Back, Still Hurting In Some Areas

While Netflix isn't all the way back to highs pre-The Worst Price Hike of All Time, they pretty much got all those people back by the end of the year.  Maybe not the same people, but replacements anyway.  Thus Netflix ended 2011 with 24.4 million …

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Danny Sullivan is a pretty smart dude. If you're not familiar with him, it probably means you haven't dabbled much in SEO. And when he wrote yesterday about paying Rupert Murdoch three times for the same piece of content, it really got me fired up. …

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