Internet TV may have just gotten the break it needed. The Federal Communications Commission officially proposed a rule change today that would give any company that wants to carry television shows the
You'll be missed, but not really There are precious few constants in my life. In the past decade I’ve lived at five different addresses in two cities. I’ve changed insurance providers a half dozen times.
"Sunday Night Football" elevated NBC to the top of the TV ratings but Fox followed closely behind in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with help from an NFL overrun. The New England Patriots-San Diego
Paymentwall launches a payment suite for smart TVs so you can buy with your remote control — or smartphone
Paymentwall is hoping to fuel the growth of smart TVs by making it easier for people to buy things using them. A global payment platform, San Francisco-based Paymentwall has assembled the software necessary
Ratings that include 30 days of DVR-viewership, online viewing (Hulu, etc.), and VOD are rolling in now for the first week of the fall season back in September, and for Fox anyway, ratings for certain
Video company Rovi has acquired video discovery and set-top box maker Fanhattan for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced today. Rovi is known for providing media companies and distributors with
Good news for Roku users – the Google Play Movies & TV app has landed on its streaming devices and dongles in the US, UK, Ireland and Canada. Google Play Movies & TV is Google’s on-demand streaming service,
Seven months after introducing Fire TV, a streaming video box that competes with boxes from Apple and Roku, Amazon has rolled out the Fire TV Stick, a streaming video dongle aimed at Google’s Chromecast
Updated 8:45 p.m. Pacific with Adobe comment. We’re wasting more time than ever watching video, and we’re increasingly doing it online, a new Adobe report has found. What’s more, “online” no longer means
Dish Network and Turner Broadcasting have been unable to resolve a contract dispute, and the result is that several channels, including CNN and the Cartoon Network, are no longer on the satellite TV service.
Back in August, we revealed that Microsoft was launching a digital TV tuner in Europe, so that Xbox One owners could use their console to access and control live TV. Well, this is now available to buy,
Adobe and media tracking company Nielsen are teaming up to add a new set of audience ratings for online videos and other digital content, the companies announced today. Nielsen is probably best recognized
They're still watching TV -- just not on TVs. But about those cord-cutting numbers ... If you’re a TV programmer, you’re very worried about the recent erosion in TV ratings, which have hit networks across
HBO CEO Richard Plepler shared today that the premium satellite and cable network will begin offering a web-only package sometime in 2015 as it attempts to gain new paid subscribers. A web-only offering
Google today announced its first Android TV device will be the Nexus Player, a set-top streaming box made in partnership with Asus. Android TV was first announced back in June, and is Google’s newest to
Since the release of Apple TV in 2007, the $99 set-top box has long been referred to as a “hobby” project for Apple. But lately, it’s become much more important than that for the Cupertino tech giant.
Tablet computers have replaced the TV in the bedroom as the must-have gadget for children, with over one-third of those aged from five to 15 owning their own tablet, says Ofcom. Studies from the UK’s and
Google’s Chromecast media-streaming app is the most popular app in the U.S. for connected devices such as smart TVs, according to a report by market researcher App Annie. The other top-ranking apps for
Will the Apple TV become a hub for controlling your smart home in the near future? Signs are pointing to yes. Apple is quietly testing HomeKit support for its TV set-top box with developers. The functionality
It’s perfectly legal in the US to record television programs for personal use, but the situation gets murkier when those recordings touch the web. American courts haven’t really decided if cloud DVRs,