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Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Live Online For New Years Eve

Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Live Online For New Years Eve

I've been asked this several times today, so I thought it would be worth posting about. If you're looking for a way to experience the New York City New Years Eve experience, you can do so online through live streaming video. Now you can watch …

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

The continued perception that streaming sports online somehow affects the overall TV audience continues unabated.  Or, rather, the perception is being used to gain leverage, and no one actually believes that myth anymore.  The American Television Alliance, which is a lobbyist group that represents cable, …

Netflix iOS App Updated With Interface Optimized For iPad

Netflix iOS App Updated With Interface Optimized For iPad

Netflix has made an upgrade to their mobile app for iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, and this update is especially good news for owners of the latter: the new Netflix app is optimized for use and viewing on the iPad, and it looks …

Why Mobile Video Advertising Is Good For Small Businesses

Why Mobile Video Advertising Is Good For Small Businesses

One thing that can have a major impact on the success of a small business is advertising. Obviously, there are many different forms that advertising can take. Physical advertising, such as the type found on billboards, is still very much present in this day and …

Netflix Users Spend Twice As Much Time On Site As Hulu Users

Netflix Users Spend Twice As Much Time On Site As Hulu Users

Maybe Netflix was right after all. No, not in the way they handled their price increase, but maybe in their logic for creating the increase in the first place. See, we've always assumed that Netflix's price hike this summer was about setting the stage for …

The Louis CK Online Video Experiment Is Now Worth A Million Dollars

The Louis CK Online Video Experiment Is Now Worth A Million Dollars

Two weeks after Louis CK offered his downloadable streaming concert, "Live at the Beacon Theater" for $5, the experiment has now crossed the million-dollar mark.  A couple of days ago on CK's website, he decided to tell everyone that he had made a million and …

Virtual DVD Rental Service Zediva Shut Down Permanently

Virtual DVD Rental Service Zediva Shut Down Permanently

Zediva had an interesting business model, buy a bunch of DVD players and get a bunch of DVDs for rental. Give users access to a DVD and a player and stream the video to them. Unfortunately, the big bad movie studios didn't like that and …

This Year Audiences Will Be Able To Watch The Super Bowl Online

This Year Audiences Will Be Able To Watch The Super Bowl Online

Some very cool news today in the worlds of professional sports and online video, as NBC has announced they will stream this year's Super Bowl online for free. While the network has been streaming their Sunday night games for some time now, this is the …

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

Putting Raystream To The Test, Does it Stand Up to Its Claims?

A while back, I wrote about Raystream's new technology that is set to revolutionize the online video industry, or is it? I sent them a 271MB video file and asked them to do that voodoo that they do to it and send it back. Might …

Time Warner and Cablevision Now Provide HBO GO

Time Warner and Cablevision Now Provide HBO GO

I find this incredibly interesting.  Time Warner owns HBO.  And yet, only now has Time Warner Cable decided to provide HBO GO.  Ah, details–Time Warner Cable doesn't have anything to do with the huge Time Warner media corporation anymore and that's why when Time Warner …

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