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30+ Hilarious Cat Snapchats That Are Im-Paw-Sible Not To Laugh At (New Pics)

Snapchat, being a visual storytelling medium, has naturally been taken over by the same cute furballs that dominate all social media platforms, …

The Future of TV isn’t apps

Tom Goodwin Contributor<p>Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media and the co-founder of the Interesting People in Interesting Times podcast and event series held at Soho House in New York.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The battle for consumers gets physical (instead of virtual)<br>• In the …

Smart TV

Premium video offers different niches to brands | Ad Tech

When it comes to the premium video industry, there are three primary types of viewers that brands need to consider: samplers, catch-up viewers and …

SVOD momentum builds for Amazon Prime Video as Netflix growth rolls on | Media Analysis | Business

Research from Futuresource Consulting has revealed continued global growth in subscription video-on-demand (SVOD), particularly for Netflix and …

Every Amazon Prime Original Series, Ranked

It feels like several millennia ago that Amazon was a humble online book retailer vying to push out the brick-and-mortar joints where bored high …

Soda teams with Amazon Prime for 'Paterson', 'Toni Erdmann' UK release | News | Screen

Soda Pictures has set UK and Irish release dates for Jim Jarmusch’s <i>Paterson</i>, starring Adam Driver, and German comedy <i>Toni Erdmann</i>, which topped …

Cutting the Cord: Hit the books with The Great Courses on Amazon Prime

<i>Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story included a course available on Amazon Video, but not as part of The Great Courses.</i><p>Amazon's streaming video service has become a destination for binge-watching TV series, such as <i>The Wire</i>, <i>Justified</i> and original shows like <i>Mozart in the</i> …

Tech Trends

First Pictures Of Woody Allen's Amazon Prime TV Series 'Crisis in Six Scenes'

The streaming service gave the Oscar winner no deadlines, and no pointers.<p>This month sees the debut of Woody Allen’s long-awaited TV series for …

Woody Allen

Emeril Lagasse feasts globally on new Amazon Prime series

Caution: Eat before you watch "Eat the World." Do not come to this new Emeril Lagasse-hosted docuseries hungry for anything other than new insights about food, travel and culture.<p>And if you must snack while viewing any of these six half-hours (all available for streaming on Amazon Prime on Friday), …

Emeril Lagasse

Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Coming Soon to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Studios announced it has given the green light to the documentary series <i>Novak.</i> The title to the show is still a working title, and may change …

Amazon Prime will reportedly offer access to other video services

Normally, signing up for a streaming video service only gives you the content <i>from</i> that service, leaving you heading elsewhere when a TV network decides to hoard all its shows. If rumors are true, though, Amazon Prime Video may soon offer a lot more in one place. <i>Bloomberg</i> sources hear that Amazon …

It’s easier than ever to cut the cord without missing your favorite TV shows

Cable companies have yet to figure out how to stop losing customers every quarter. More and more people are cutting the cord, especially young …

Televisions

17 Hulu Tips for Streaming TV Fans

Do you have a device that streams TV shows on Hulu? Here's how to make the most of it.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Televisions

This device lets you watch broadcast TV shows with the convenience of Netflix — and without having to pay for cable

For those who have fled TV and live mostly in the world of Netflix and Hulu, the idea of not being able to watch shows whenever they want, on whatever platform they are in the mood for, can be irritating.<p>Tablo is a device that solves this problem by recording broadcast TV and letting you play it …

Televisions

Roku Feed has become the best feature you’re not using

As I’ve written before, one of the biggest stumbling blocks for streaming video is that it’s too hard to keep track of TV shows across different …

Smart TV

Why cutting the pay-TV cord turned out to be a good move

The pay-TV industry lost more than a million subscribers last year, four times the number that skedaddled a year earlier, according to market researcher SNL Kagan.<p>That doesn't mean cable, satellite and other pay-TV companies are gasping for breath. But it does mean that cord cutting is having a …

With Time Warner on board, Hulu could finally give consumers everything they want

Time Warner Inc.'s new media strategy appears to boil down to something like, "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em."<p>The defining question facing most large broadcast media or cable distributors is how they should deal with streaming services like Netflix, Amazon.com's Prime Streaming Video, and …

Televisions

Why Hulu Is Kicking Free TV Out of Its Lineup

Hulu started life a decade ago as a destination to watch free TV online — back then, in the early days of YouTube, the media conglomerates that …

Hulu’s live TV service will lose “real money” at around $40, analyst says

Hulu has yet to confirm a price point for its upcoming live streaming TV service but if it starts around $40 as has been reported, BTIG analyst …

Amazon Prime Video Will Soon Get Live Sports Streaming

The popularity of video streaming today is forcing a decline in cable and satellite TV viewing. More and more people are opting for …

Amazon seeking sports video rights, including MLB, NBA

Amazon could soon be offering live sports as they take a step toward competing with Netflix.<p>Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer with little …

AT&T's DirecTV Streaming Package Will Include NBC Nets

Future subscribers to DirecTV Now won’t need to worry about missing “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”<p>AT&T is inching closer to launching its live …

Is Competition Catching Up to Netflix?

Image source: Netflix<p>If you ask <b>Netflix</b>'s (NASDAQ: NFLX) management, it'll tell you the competition is no more of a threat today than it was last year or the year before. Despite a big miss on its net subscriber addition numbers during the second quarter, CEO Reed Hastings told analysts "we're …

Hulu, Amazon Still Looking Up at Netflix

<i>This article was originally published on the</i> Motley Fool.<p>If you ask Netflix's management, it'll tell you the competition is no more of a threat today …

Apple just released tvOS 10 and here’s what’s new

The Apple TV is receiving an update today — tvOS 10. Apple announced the update at WWDC and it’s now available to download. Head over to the Settings app on your Apple TV to download the update. While it was the smallest of the updates announced at WWDC, it got even more minor over the summer as …

Smart TV

Latest DIRECTV app plus upcoming online-only package is the holy grail of cord cutting

If you’ve been waiting for the all-in-one mobile TV solution that will let you finally get rid of your old-fashioned cable TV subscription, the latest DIRECTV app together with AT&T’s promised streaming services look set to at last make it a practical proposition.<p>The latest DIRECTV app lets you …

The FCC has a new plan to kill the cable box

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday unveiled a revised proposal in its ongoing effort to create competition in the cable set-top box market.<p>Under the new plan, pay-TV providers would be required to offer free apps that allow you to watch all the programming you'd normally watch …

Net Neutrality

Digital Media Is Propelling the Ad Market to $548.2 Billion This Year

Advertising will grow to a $548.2 billion globally this year, up by $23 billion or 4.4 percent compared with 2015, according to Carat, the Dentsu …

U.S. Presidential Election

Apple TV continues to lose ground to Chromecast one year after its relaunch

The long-awaited update to Apple TV was one of the big headlines coming out of last year’s major product launch. This week, Apple TV only got a couple of incidental mentions during a nearly two-hour product launch.<p>So, what gives?<p>It might be that the new Apple TV is not proving to be as popular with …

Turner wants to build its own streaming service for channels like CNN and TNT

CEO John Martin talks about selling his channels directly to his viewers, tangling with Vice and standing up to Donald Trump.<p>Turner wants to sell streaming subscriptions to its channels, including TNT, CNN and Cartoon Planet, directly to consumers.<p>That won’t happen soon, but Turner CEO John Martin …

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