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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome (black-and-white) or colored, with or without accompanying sound. “Television” may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming, or television transmission.
The etymology of the word has a mixed Latin and Greek origin, meaning “far sight”: Greek tele (τῆλε), far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- to see, or to view i...

Flipboard App Looking To Provide Streaming Television Shows & Hollywood Films

Flipboard App Looking To Provide Streaming Television Shows & Hollywood Films

The creators of Flipboard, Apple's 2010 iPad App of the Year, are now looking to provide TV, movies, and even e-books in the near future. The app has been downloaded more than 3 million times since its summer debut last year.

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Streaming Internet TV Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Streaming Internet TV Edition

It was another huge week for online video news, with final bids for Hulu being turned in on Friday. I'm pretty surprised we haven't seen any leaks on those bids as of yet, but it is the weekend. Expect there to be news on the …

Netflix Competition Heats Up In Canada As Hollywood Suite Delivers Video-on-Demand

Netflix Competition Heats Up In Canada As Hollywood Suite Delivers Video on Demand

Cable and satellite up in the Great White North were unhappy with Netflix's crossing the border. That silly imaginary line that dictates what nationality you are, what language you speak and most importantly, what kind of streaming video and TV you can get.

Fox’s 8-Day Window For Online Episodes Drastically Increases Piracy

Foxs 8 Day Window For Online Episodes Drastically Increases Piracy

You might remember that Fox just recently did away with next-day access on episodes of their shows streaming online. That move went into effect about a week ago, and already appears to have nearly doubled the piracy rate of Fox television shows. I'm guessing that …

Fox To Enforce 8-Day Waiting Period For New Episodes On Hulu

Fox To Enforce 8 Day Waiting Period For New Episodes On Hulu

Well, well, well… this is going to get pretty interesting pretty quickly. One of the three television networks behind Hulu, Fox, has decided to end next-day access to episodes of their programs on Hulu and on the company's website. (and on DISH network). Moving forward, …

Time Warner Cable Head Says Company Future Is Broadband, Not TV

Time Warner Cable Head Says Company Future Is Broadband, Not TV

Well surprise, surprise. The chief executive of Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., says that broadband is the anchor service of the company's future, not television. And while that may be a no-brainer for most of us observers in the industry, …

Netflix For Kids: Going After Your Children With Kid-Friendly Version Of Netflix

Netflix For Kids: Going After Your Children With Kid Friendly Version Of Netflix

In the fight to win back the hearts of consumers burned by the price hike, Netflix might have an ace up their sleeve: your kids. As any major retailer can tell you, if you get the kids… you get the parents… or at least their …

Women, African Americans, & Older Americans Watch The Most Video

Women, African Americans, & Older Americans Watch The Most Video

Nielsen has published the results of a study into the demographic breakdowns of video viewers. The study covers traditional television, time-shifted TV, DVR playback, online video, and mobile video. So basically… it covers all kinds of video. The aim? To break down the viewing habits …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Windshields & Sinatra

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Windshields & Sinatra

This week was a big one in terms of national news events in the U.S., most notably with the debt-deal in Congress. There were a lot of big stories in online video as well, like the new YouTube Reactions system, Vimeo Pro accounts announced, and …

Hulu Will Create Original Content, Hires Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Hulu Will Create Original Content, Hires Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Hulu is following Netflix's lead again, and has announced that they will begin creating their own original content. You might remember that Netflix outbid all the major television networks for the rights to House of Cards, which will star Kevin Spacey and represent the company's …

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