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Forget TV, let’s put the Supreme Court on YouTube

2 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The Supreme Court is now on YouTube -- sort of. A clandestine video from the court has turned up on the popular video-sharing platform, showing moments of last week's outbursts in which protestors harangued the…

A sneak peek at Sony’s PlayStation Vue internet TV service

11 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Sony may have just shuttered its music service, but it's getting ready to launch another media venture: PlayStation Vue, the company's upcoming live TV service, is supposed to launch before the…

Sullivan quits blogging: “I’m a human being before I am a writer”

14 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Political blogger Andrew Sullivan, who successfully crowdfunded his own independent site at The Daily Dish, says he is going to stop blogging after 15 years because he is worn out by…

Sony’s Spotify partnership shows me-too services don’t pay

15 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Are you a PlayStation user? The Sony’s got a music service for you. Again. Except, this time, it’s not its own: Sony announced a new partnership with Spotify Wednesday that brings…

All the Harry Potter ebooks are now on subscription site Oyster

20 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The seven Harry Potter books, plus three spin-off titles, are now available through the ebook subscription site Oyster. The company says Harry Potter has been in its top-ten searches since launch. The…

Plex unifies its Android apps, adds camera roll casting

yesterdayWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Media center app maker Plex just overhauled its Android app with a newer UI and the ability to cast photos and videos from the local camera roll to a Chromecast streaming…

It’s official: Google’s Nexus Player now available in stores

2 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Google's Nexus Player has arrived in stores: Starting this week, the Android TV-based streaming box is being sold by Best Buy, Fry's and Walmart, as well as on the websites of…

Stream Optimization Vendors Make Big Claims About Reducing Bitrates, But Not Educating Market

There are a lot of product verticals within the streaming media industry, and one of the lesser known ones includes a small handful of vendors that are typically referred to as offering stream optimization technology. While many of them have very different solutions, the goal of all of them is the same. To reduce the […]

Cord Cutters: A first look at Sling TV

2 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Dish is starting to invite some first users to its new Sling TV online streaming service this week. Here's how the service looks like on a Roku 3. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od3yR0D-c68] Previously on…

How I audited my daily media habits and improved the way I read

3 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Creating web content is incredibly easy -- but filtering content is really hard. In late 2014, I realized I was reading too much bad content. I felt enraged by some of…

Walmart is getting ready to sell its Vudu Spark streaming stick

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Remember Walmart's very own HDMI streaming stick, which I spotted in the FFC's online database two months ago? It looks like the retail giant is getting ready to sell its answer…

RebelMouse wants to help media companies own their social graph

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

After leaving the Huffington Post, former CTO Paul Berry built a social-content management platform called RebelMouse to help media make their content more viral -- and now RebelMouse wants to help…

Rakuten’s Wuaki TV wants to expand to 10 more countries

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

European video streaming service Wuaki TV is getting ready to expand to 10 additional countries this year. Wuaki, which was acquired by Japan’s e-commerce giant Rakuten in 2012, plans to launch…

Special report: How we really use our camera phones

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

You didn’t need the latest wave of selfie sticks to know that personal media on mobile devices is huge. People are taking photos and videos all the time, and Instagram and…

Snapchat hiring journalists to become its own publisher

6 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Not content to rely on major brands for its new media exploration section, Snapchat is also planning on making its own according to a new report by Digiday. The company will…

This Saturday you can watch all of Transparent free on Amazon

6 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Not having access to award-winning TV is certainly nothing new for cord-cutters, but now the debate's being flipped: When Amazon's original series Transparent won the Golden Globe awards for best comedy and…

Rdio launches in 24 additional countries

6 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Music subscription service Rdio launched in another 24 countries Thursday. The list of new markets for Rdio includes the Cayman Islands, Haiti and Jamaica, and brings Rdio's global footprint to 85 countries…

Amazon launches Kindle textbook tool to compete with iBooks Author

6 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

We often think of digital textbooks as being read on iPads, and Apple rolled out iBooks Author, which lets users create textbooks and other interactive ebooks, in 2012. But Amazon, not…

Vimeo partners with Atlantic, CBS to take paid videos everywhere

6 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

IAC-owned video service Vimeo took the next step for its Vimeo On Demand platform Thursday: Vimeo's paid videos are now available on the websites of partners, including The Atlantic, CBS Interactive and The Enthusiast Network…

Comcast’s next-generation Xi4 set-top box passes the FCC

last weekWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

It looks like Comcast is getting ready to ship its next-generation set-top box to consumers: A filing for the company's Xi4 set-top box just popped up in the FCC's database. The filing,…

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