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TiVo & Roku Strike New Deals With Streaming Content Providers

TiVo & Roku Strike New Deals With Streaming Content Providers

There's a lot of speculation about some partnerships between streaming device makers and streaming content providers and all of them are good for the industry. The biggest of which is the speculation that Wal-Mart's Vudu and Roku are working to tie the knot and offer ...

Screen Convergence Continues - Vudu, Netflix to Get Dedicated Remote Buttons

Screen Convergence Continues   Vudu, Netflix to Get Dedicated Remote Buttons

Earlier in the year Netflix announced they would have a dedicated button on remote controls for connected devices coming from some manufacturers. Wal-Mart obviously thought that a brilliant idea and so got those same manufacturers to put some Vudu buttons on the remotes as well. ...

Online Video Weekly News Reel - The Big Move Edition

Online Video Weekly News Reel   The Big Move Edition

Some of you may know that I live in the Czech Republic, but I'm an American by birth. After six years living in Europe I have decided to return to America. This has caused much happiness and an equal amount of sadness. But as a ...

Mid-Week Online Video Reel Quick News Clips - April 13, 2011

Mid Week Online Video Reel Quick News Clips   April 13, 2011

It's been a busy week for various reasons, mostly NAB. That means a lot of news that might interest the Reel Readers but not warrant a full article. So I've chopped them all into bite-sized clips here for you to peruse. You know it's busy ...

Warner Brothers Begins Delivering Movie Rentals via Facebook

Warner Brothers Begins Delivering Movie Rentals via Facebook

Really? Facebook is the solution you came up with to get your film in front of the digital masses? Sure it's a cool use of the social network and it taps into over 500 million potential film viewers. But I would never think of Facebook ...

Blinkx Sokx it to Boxee with 35 Million Hours of Video Via New App

Blinkx Sokx it to Boxee with 35 Million Hours of Video Via New App

Blinkx brinkx (no typo, it's Friday) a literal downpour of online video to the TV with its own application for Boxee, coming soon. The app will give you access to all the video search wonder that is blinkx right from the comfort of your own ...

Reel Cord-Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

Reel Cord Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

I generally do a weekend news round up. But within the last 12 hours I saw some cool stuff that all piled up together and was related so, here's a set of news Reel Quick. It has to do with Netflix and competition, Boxee and ...

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV - Internet-TV Device Comparison

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV   Internet TV Device Comparison

While off at CES 2011 with Mark I picked up a piece of propaganda literature from Logitech about the Revue and all it had to offer so I thought I would scan it. Well my scanner is on the fritz, so I was going to ...

Google Buys Another Video Company, Widevine Creeps into Portfolio

Google Buys Another Video Company, Widevine Creeps into Portfolio

Google's year-long shopping spree continues as it scoops up video technology company Widevine. This company is a digital media management platform with DRM, video optimization and other services that help to protect online digital content. Could this be the beginning of a new, more premium-content ...

VUDU, Brightcove To Deliver Content To Set Top Box

Two big names now getting together to offer one big service. Brightcove,  a leading video delivery platform and VUDU a home theatre digital content provider, have hopped on the couch together to put some ad-supported digital content onto set top boxes everywhere. Through the agreement, ...

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