Redbox Instant shutting down was a defeat for both Redbox and Verizon, but the telco footed most of the bill.
The Intercept -- a magazine that is part of Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media -- has written a piece about the departure of Matt Taibbi, who was supposed to be running…
Roku will power Sky's German online video service, which just launched with streams of TV show episodes and Bundesliga matches.
It's not particularly convenient to read cookbooks, travel guides and other reference works as ebooks. Google is hoping to change that.
Theater managers say they will kick out customers who don't remove devices like smartwatches or Google Glass. This could prove difficult to enforce.
The internet has disrupted media in much the same way it has manufacturing of smartphones or the IT business, says Ben Thompson -- value has moved to the edges, to specialized…
The tech world may be in love with the Oculus Rift and its mobile offspring, the Gear VR headset, but Avatar director James Cameron thinks it's all a big yawn.
On Tuesday, M-Lab released a new study on the impact of network interconnection on consumer Internet performance. The report entitled “ISP Interconnection and its Impact on Consumer Internet Performance“, details findings based on the...Show More Summary
Here's what SoundCloud CEO Alexander Ljung, Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg think about the future of the media and entertainment business.
The internet has fundamentally changed the television business and the Chairman of the FCC is preparing to change how the agency categorizes pay TV providers to adapt.
BuzzFeed has already built a data-science team and named one of its chief scientists as publisher, and now it has acquired Torando Labs and made the founder -- the co-founder and…
YouTube is exploring the idea to add a paid service plan to its site that will give users access to videos without ads, according to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki. "There’s going to…
When it comes to balancing creative rights on the internet, companies like Twitter and Pinterest play an important role as middlemen. How are they performing?
When it comes to streaming video online, Netflix has been doing it longer than almost anyone and has some of the best quality video available. If you’ve ever wanted to know how Netflix gets such good quality and how they encode their videos, then you won’t want to miss their keynote on November 19th at […]
Amazon added a second Fire TV device: a small streaming stick that costs $39. It joins similar streaming stick devices from Google, Roku, Microsoft, and Matchstick.
This morning Amazon announced a new HDMI streaming device called the Fire TV Stick, which is already available for pre-order and will ship before black Friday. Amazon is offering Prime members, or those who sign up for Prime, special pricing on the stick for only $19, for the next 48 hours, after which it will […]
Blendle, a Dutch startup that sells access to articles from media outlets in the Netherlands and elsewhere on a per-article basis, has closed a $3.8M Series A funding round led by…
Roku wants to go public and raise as much as $150 million, but the filing could be confidential.
With the launch of the Fabric suite of tools, Twitter is betting the company on a plan to become a full-fledged mobile services provider for other apps and services -- but…
Merely embedding a video doesn't constitute copyright infringement, Europe's highest court ruled this week, as long as the video was already publicly available.