Sure, Amazon has denied reports that it plans to launch an ad-supported streaming service. That doesn’t mean it’s not a good idea.
If you enjoyed “House of Cards” and the implications of Netflix’s data-driven strategy, just wait until you get a sense of what Google could do in TV if it chose.
Something huge is happening in online TV this year: It’s becoming normal.
Amazon TV makes total sense from the company’s perspective. To succeed, though, it also needs to make sense for consumers.
Why 2013 is shaping up to be the year the Internet upends traditional TV.
It may seem like a minor detail, but YouTube’s new live stream access on iOS is a nice touch for cord cutters.
After a few days of testing Aereo, it’s clear that it’s just a useful service — it’s one that actually makes broadcast TV relevant again. Broadcasters shouldn’t sue it out of existence.
Baseball season is here, but not all of us have traditional TV setups. Here’s your guide to catching the next big game online.
They can sue all they want, but broadcasters may wind up losing their case against the disruptive Internet TV service Aereo. If they really want to defeat the service, it’s time to put some of that energy into innovating.
Cord-cutting doesn’t look like a huge deal so far — at least, until you take a closer look at the numbers. Cable and satellite TV providers might want to brace themselves.
Amazon will pick up the pilot of
As TV is upended by the Internet, so is the way Nielsen tracks it. Why the new ratings system is a good thing for TV’s future.
Nintendo’s TVii will smartly piggyback on the trend toward the “second screen.” But the Japanese gaming giant’s move to the TV will face fierce competition.
Sure, YouTube is cutting down on the number of Web shows it’s funding, but that only means it’s sharpening its focus. 2013 is going to be another big year for premium-TV-style video on the Web.
Forget television, the main tool for following election results is now Twitter – because it puts you in control.
Sometimes I fear for the future of entrepreneurship in America. A stock market crash is a breath away from draining the cash hoards of popular venture capitalists, the Securities Exchange Commission could easily change its rules to cripple the startup ecosystem and we are one serious privacy breach away from Congress enacting Draconian laws that…
The entire season 7 premiere of Dexter is on YouTube – and no, it’s not a pirated copy. Showtime posted the entire episode, as well as the season 2 premiere of Homeland. A capitulation to pirates? No, an effort to entice viewers to pay for premium television service.
Everyone has that mindless TV show they watch to unwind in the evening. Mine was Pawn Stars, the reality TV series hit about a family-run pawn shop. Then, last Friday, Netflix removed Pawn Stars from my life without warning. I ditched my TV back in college and I haven’t been tempted to own one since… until now.
Many observers balked when Google declared its $100 million investment in making YouTube the king of Internet television. What does a search engine turned tech giant know about entertainment? Enough, apparently. Half a year later, many of Google’s original channels are now among the site’s most popular. Exactly how popular, though, has been…
SourceFed, a.k.a. the “bacon of the news” on YouTube, emerged as the first successful channel among Google’s premium content offering yesterday, when the show hit 500,000 subscribers with 158 million views to date.