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Gigaom: Looks like web TV is going to be as expensive as cable — unless you use an antenna

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Dish wants you to use an antenna for local broadcast channels to keep the price of its internet TV service down. Sony on the other hand is reportedly eyeing a $60…

Gigaom: Plex releases app for Xbox One and Xbox 360, new TV UI with focus on discovery

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Plex is landing on the Xbox One, finally bringing personal media to Microsoft's new game console. An Xbox 360 app is also imminent.

Gigaom: Google’s giant modular displays are about more than just TV

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Google is working on ways to combine smaller displays to giant screens in your living room. Good thing that with Chromecast, the company already has a product for ambient display devices…

Gigaom: How Emergent founder Craig Silverman is using data to hunt down online hoaxes

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Online verification expert Craig Silverman didn't just want to write about hoaxes that make their way into the media, he wanted to help track and disprove them -- so he created…

Gigaom: Deezer launches in the U.S., again, this time partnering with Bose

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Deezer is launching another paid tier of its streaming service in the U.S., this time through an exclusive partnership with Deezer. Expect more of these partnerships in the coming months.

Gigaom: Three things traditional media could learn from a crowdfunded Dutch news site

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

De Correspondent, the Dutch crowdfunding success story, has built a $2-million base of subscribers in just a year -- and it has also learned a lot about how being open with…

Gigaom: Netflix just bought the exclusive rights for four upcoming Adam Sandler movies

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Adam Sandler will produce and star in four movies that will only be available on Netflix. It's the second movie coup for Netflix this week.

New Chart Shows The Differences Between Performance Monitoring Vendors

Performance monitoring was a very straightforward category of service just a few years ago. Companies set up programmatic test boxes in data centers around the world and pinged services designated for testing as their business model. Companies like Keynote and Gomez provided these synthetic monitoring services, and these companies were icons in the field, responsible […]

Gigaom: Report: Roku had $190 million in revenue last year

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Roku's CEO Anthony Wood thinks the company will make more money with services than with hardware within the next 12 to 18 months.

Gigaom: The New York Times needs to rethink its strategy — untargeted mini paywalls aren’t the answer

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The NYT is laying off more staff and shutting down one of its new mobile apps, saying it failed to gain enough of an audience -- but the paper needs to…

Gigaom: Reddit closes $50M financing round, valuing it at $500M — so will it have to grow up now?

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Reddit has closed a new financing round that values the online community at close to half a billion dollars -- but will the money clash with the site's commitment to freedom…

Gigaom: Victory against Grooveshark shows music industry has upper hand on sharing sites

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Why are courts taking such a hardline against music-sharing sites? A judge's decision this week to throw the book at music-sharing site Grooveshark is just the latest example of how the…

Gigaom: Does it matter that some New York Times editors and writers don’t tweet? Yes and no

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The New York Times has been criticized because some of its senior editors and writers -- including its executive editor -- don't use Twitter. That may seem trivial to some, but…

Gigaom: Why the writing may be on the wall for Redbox Instant

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Redbox Instant hasn’t been able to sign up new users for three months due to a credit card fraud issue that may fasten the video service’s demise.

Gigaom: Join Pandora CTO Chris Martin at Structure Connect 2014

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The internet of things would be a lot more quiet without music, which is why we invited Pandora’s new CTO Chris Martin to Structure Connect.

Gigaom: Digital publisher Ellora’s Cave sues Dear Author blog for reporting on its financial troubles

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Dear Author, a leading romance blog, reported on digital publisher Ellora's Cave's tax violations and missing author payments. Now Ellora's Cave is suing Dear Author and its founder for defamation.

Gigaom: A look inside the rapidly-expanding world of New York’s new-media stars

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

New-media companies like BuzzFeed, Gawker, VICE Media and Tumblr are all expanding rapidly both in New York itself and around the world -- almost all are moving into new buldings or…

Gigaom: As Roku grows, it’s moving towards pay-to-play for successful channels

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Getting your app onto Roku's platform is free. But once you start to make real money, the company will ask you to sign a new deal -- to the surprise of…

Gigaom: France’s Free may use Android TV for its next set-top box

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Android TV devices will be available for sale in the U.S. in the next few months, but in France, they may also come in the form of pay TV set-top boxes…

Thursday Webinar – Best Practices for Enterprise Webcasting

Thursday at 2pm ET, I’ll be moderating another StreamingMedia.com webinar, this time on the topic of, “Best Practices for Enterprise Webcasting.” As more organizations discover the benefit of streaming their communications and events live, they are faced with a wide range of technical requirements. Join this webinar to learn the best practices for webcasting […]

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