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New cord cutting data spells trouble for traditional TV

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Yup, it’s happening: TV viewers are abandoning traditional broadcast and cable networks for online streaming services, and new devices in their living rooms are making it easier for them to cut…

Streaming TV site Aereo files for bankruptcy, will reorganize

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Aereo filed for voluntary bankruptcy on Thursday, a move that the company says will allow it to "maximize the value of its business and assets" without being dragged down by ongoing…

Kim Dotcom wants to take his Internet Party to the U.S.

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Controversial internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is getting to take his political ambitions to stateside. Dotcom announced on Twitter Monday that his Internet Party is going to launch in the United States…

Amazon’s Bezos thinks ebooks made the book industry healthier

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talked Tuesday of the company's drone plans, its campus culture and its indifference to pain of short-term shareholders.

Rev Takes a New Approach To Speed Up the Mobile Last Mile

The CDN market has both steadily grown and evolved over the past twenty years, but the core CDN function continues to be to deploy a network of distributed caches in order to “move the content closer to the user.” As content has also evolved to become much richer and personalized, advanced techniques such as front-end […]

Nature journals now free, as open access model gains steam

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The public now has unprecedented access to dozens more research journals, including the prestigious Nature, as publisher Macmillan announced that 49 of its titles will be available through a free content-sharing…

Pandora revamps its mobile apps with new UI, more personalization

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Pandora relaunched its Android and iOS apps with a lighter and cleaner UI Tuesday that also makes it easier to personalize your radio experience.

Yes, newsrooms are shrinking — but journalism is growing

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Layoffs at newspapers like the New York Times are no longer a surprise. But we should be careful not to assume that just because some papers are downsizing, journalism as a…

Chart Shows Limitations Of TV Everywhere Services From Cable/Satellite Providers

Sling Media has a new chart out highlightning just how limited TV Everywhere services are from DIRECTV, AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Optimum. While it’s part of a new marketing campaign (www.dontgetcwap.com) geared to push people to purchase a Slingbox, they make a good point. Five years after some of the cable companies […]

Money is pouring into media, but will it find the value it seeks?

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Vox Media has closed a financing round that values the company at almost $400 million, and BuzzFeed is valued at twice that level -- but will the funds that made these…

Tuesday Webinar – Learn How To Deliver Video Globally & Manage Locally

Tomorrow (Dec. 2nd) at 9am ET, I’ll be moderating another StreamingMedia.com webinar, this time on the topic of, “Deliver Video Globally, Manage Locally.” As global video consumption brings us closer, content owners and distributors are aggressively attempting to reach more audiences in new geographies. Show More Summary

Being connected is more of a good thing than it is a bad thing

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

There are plenty of things that are bad about being connected to the internet and the social web all the time, but there are far more good things about it, including…

Outbrain said to be considering an IPO that could value it at $1B

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Outbrain, which powers the "recommended links" sections that appear at the bottom of many news sites, is reportedly considering an IPO for early next year that could value the company at…

Chromecast vs Roku vs Fire TV: which streaming stick should you buy?

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Wonder whether you should buy a Fire TV Stick, a Roku streaming stick or a Chromecast dongle? Look no further.

iPhone 6, 6 Plus owners using iPads less, Pocket’s data suggests

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Apple iPad sales are already slowing and now that Apple has large screened iPhones, they could slow more. Pocket analyzed more than 2 million user data points since the new iPhones…

Chromecast doesn’t have a remote, so this guy built one himself

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Google's Chromecast streaming stick comes without a remote control, opting instead to rely on a user's mobile device to launch and control media streams. But Jeff Bower felt like something was…

Chromecast gets Comedy Central, Sesame Street, TuneIn and Epix

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Another wave of apps just added support for Google’s streaming stick.

Streaming Media West Conference Presentations Now Online

Thanks to everyone who made it out to the Streaming Media West show in Huntington Beach last week. We had packed rooms, hands-on workshops, great how-to sessions and tons of data and information was shared by speakers. The beer garden and networking events were a bit hit and we’ll be back at the same venue […]

Technology set journalism free, now new platforms are in control

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

As Emily Bell of Columbia pointed out in a recent speech about the disruption of journalism by technology, publishing has never been easier -- but now it is controlled in a…

Aterlo Networks wants to put a Netflix cache in your router

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Satellite internet subscribers often can't use Netflix at all for fear of exceeding their data caps. Nightshift wants to change that.

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