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Twitter’s new Fabric offering isn’t just a pitch for developers — the company’s future is at stake

1 hour agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

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…

Good news for Europeans: embedding YouTube videos is legal after all

3 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

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.

Music streamer Deezer gets talkative with Stitcher buy

4 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The French Spotify competitor Deezer, which recently launched in the U.S., has bought the on-demand internet radio and podcast service Stitcher. There's no public price tag on the deal, which San…

Amazon’s gigantic operating loss sends shares sliding 10% after hours

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Amazon saw big losses again in its Q3 2014 earnings, missing analyst estimates and reporting a whopping operating loss of $544 million.

Prizm want to build a context-aware music streaming adapter

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

What if your stereo knew who was in the room, and which music they liked? That's what Prizm wants to do with its context-aware streaming adapter.

Roku raises $25 million in additional funding

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Streaming device maker Roku has raised an additional $25 million round of funding, according to a disclosure filed with the SEC on Wednesday. A Roku spokesperson confirmed the funding and said…

Pandora gives musicians a data dashboard to see where their fans are

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Pandora released AMP on Wednesday, a tool that will let musicians have access to a trove of important data about their fan base, including favorite tracks and where they are located.

How Fon is building a social layer on top of Wi-Fi, starting with music

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Fon's new Gramofon router/cloud music player is just the beginning of the company's foray beyond Wi-Fi. Speaking at Gigaom's Structure Connection conference, COO Alex Puregger said Fon is exploring payments and…

Antitrust experts slam Comcast merger plan, warn of threats to Netflix and Amazon Prime

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

More than 30 law and economics experts warned the FCC that a proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable would violate anti-monopoly laws, and will lead to harm for consumers.

No more remnant inventory: how brands have to change their marketing in an IoT world

9 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Ads in mobile apps can be annoying. So how can brands change things up once they enter the world of IoT?

Just Announced: Cory Mummery, VP and GM of NFL Now To Keynote Streaming Media West Show

I’m pleased to announce that Cory Mummery, VP/GM of NFL Now will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Streaming Media West Show, taking place November 17–19 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa in Huntington Beach CA. Come hear about their new cross-platform digital product, NFL Now, that packages all […]

Google Launches New $99 Streaming Box With Android TV; Joins Apple & Amazon With Ecosystem Play

The $99 streaming device market just got a little more crowded with Google’s announcement of their new streaming box, dubbed Nexus Player. Built in partnership with ASUS, it’s the first device to run Android TV and also allows you to play Android games on your TV, with a separately priced gamepad. Unlike Google’s Chromecast USB […]

Thursday Webinar On DASH and Multimedia Streaming

Thursday at 2pm ET, I’ll be moderating another webinar, this time on the topic of, “DASH and Multimedia Streaming.” By now, you’ve probably read enough to understand what DASH is and why it’s important. For Studio-Approved distribution models like OTT and SVOD, DASH is now DRM compatible using the CENC standard with a variety […]

Gigaom: BuzzFeed’s choice of publisher says a lot about how the site looks at media

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BuzzFeed's new publisher is not a veteran media executive or an MBA with a business background, but someone who specializes in looking at how data can influence the way that media…

Gigaom: Korean drama streaming site DramaFever is being acquired by SoftBank

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DramaFever is the latest niche video service snapped up by a major corporation. So why is everyone suddenly interested in Korean dramas?

Web App Acceleration Market Heating Up: Service A Key Requirement For SaaS Providers

Software as a Service presents a tempting value proposition to businesses all over the world. The benefits are obvious – lower TCO and cost savings, flexibility, ease of access as well as relief from maintenance and upgrade hassles. According to recent data from multiple outlets, SaaS adoption rates continue to outperform those of on-premise enterprise […]

Gigaom: Allcast gets ready for iOS closed beta test

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Popular Android media casting app Allcast is getting ready to take the leap to iPads and iPhones: Allcast developer Koushik "Koush" Dutta asked users to sign up for a closed beta test…

Gigaom: Netflix arrives on Linux, if you use Chrome

2 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Ubuntu users can now stream movies and TV shows from Netflix without any workarounds, as long as they have Google's Chrome browser installed.

Gigaom: Andrew Sullivan’s Daily Dish sees new signups fall, but revenue holding steady at about $1M

2 weeks agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Although the number of new subscribers to the site has fallen, Daily Dish founder Andrew Sullivan says he now has a stable base of about 30,000 subscribers paying a total of…

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