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Hulu in Talks With Possible Buyers

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Online video site Hulu has had talks with several potential buyers, including Guggenheim Partners, one of several options the company is considering as it tries to resolve uncertainty about its strategic direction....
Hulu in Talks With Possible Buyers

ABC's Handling Of Oscars' Online & Mobile Streaming May Set Precedent For Future "Event TV" Airings

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If you listened to the online chatter about last night’s Oscars’ telecast, you might come away with the impression that the show tanked. Well, maybe it hit a lot of sour notes in terms of its questionably comedic, and in some cases downright offensive, bits, but in terms of advertising,...
ABC's Handling Of Oscars' Online & Mobile Streaming May Set Precedent For Future "Event TV" Airings

Engadget HD Podcast 306 - 07.03.2012

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After Google I/O, the latest news from Mountain View is tops on our list as we try to wrap our heads around the Nexus Q. Also on the list this week are the odd couple pairings of Boxee and Comcast, as well as HBO and Hulu (in Japan.) Meanwhile...
Engadget HD Podcast 306 - 07.03.2012
Xbox One Makes The Console Gaming Experience Less Lonely

Hulu Plus UI on Apple TV: a photo tour

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Hulu and Apple recently partnered up to bring the (paid) streaming TV service to Apple's set-top box. Though I poked some fun at the number of Hulu Pus subscribers who might take advantage of the service on Apple TV, there are quite a few subscribers who have chosen Hulu Plus...
Hulu Plus UI on Apple TV: a photo tour

Return of the $79.99 Roku-Hulu Plus combo deal

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Once again, Roku has teamed up with Hulu for a great bundle, which includes six months of Hulu Plus and an HDMI cable. [Read more]...
Return of the $79.99 Roku-Hulu Plus combo deal

Amazon Testing a $7.99 Per Month Prime Subscription

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Reader Scott noticed that Amazon is now testing a $7.99 per month Prime subscription (instead of $79 per year), a price that is very familiar to Netflix and Hulu Plus subscribers. I was able to confirm the pricing on the Amazon website and capture a screen shot: Here's a fullsized screenshot...
Amazon Testing a $7.99 Per Month Prime Subscription

John Goodman To Star In One Of Amazon's Original Comedy Series Pilots, Alpha House

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Amazon, like competitors Hulu and Netflix, is set on producing original content for its Instant Video library. Along with various children’s series, the company is also working on six new comedy pilots which users will then vote on, deciding who keeps on filming and who shuts down. What we didn’t...
John Goodman To Star In One Of Amazon's Original Comedy Series Pilots, Alpha House
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Netflix Talks a Little Trash About the Competition

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Netflix turned in a Q4 that beat Wall Street’s expectations, and it’s basking in the results as investors bid up its shares by more than 25 percent. That’s much a better story for Reed Hastings and company than some of its recent quarters, where things went pretty much the other...
Netflix Talks a Little Trash About the Competition

In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

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Major League Baseball started offering live online streams of its games ten years ago this week. Think about where we were ten years ago. Broadband wasn't nearly as pervasive. There was no iPhone, or iPad, or Facebook. Google was just starting. In short, the tech world was a very different...
In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

Weekend-special: Netflix unlocked for all Xbox Live users

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Microsoft is giving all Xbox Live users access to the Netflix app — just for this weekend. Normally, the app is only available for Gold-level subscribers who pay $60 per year. But Major Nelson announced today that all Live users with a Netflix subscription will have access this weekend. It...
Weekend-special: Netflix unlocked for all Xbox Live users

Amazon swipes Dora from Netflix with new Viacom streaming deal

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Dora has found a new casa at Amazon. Amazon this morning announced a streaming deal with Viacom Networks that brings a broad selection of exclusive children’s programming to the Amazon Prime Instant Video service, following the expiration of Netflix’s deal with Viacom. Shows included in the deal include popular kids...
Amazon swipes Dora from Netflix with new Viacom streaming deal
How High Will Marissa Go? Bidding For Hulu Eclipses $1 Billion

With Amazon Publishing Stonewalled By Retailers, Tim Ferris Taps BitTorrent To Market His New Book

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Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention, and a stalemate between Amazon and big retailers, including Barnes & Noble, over the sale of books from the online giant’s publishing imprint is giving a fillip to BitTorrent — once a hotbed of piracy, and now a straight-laced and legal content...
With Amazon Publishing Stonewalled By Retailers, Tim Ferris Taps BitTorrent To Market His New Book

From The Heart Of Beirut, Startup Accelerator Seeqnce Plans To Thrive

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If you were going to choose an interesting place to run an accelerator program for startups, Beirut would probably be one place you’d pick. I recently travelled to the city to meet with Seeqnce, a unique project which hopes to woo the Lebanese diaspora – spread throughout the world...
From The Heart Of Beirut, Startup Accelerator Seeqnce Plans To Thrive
Hulu Plus app lands on Windows 8 (and it actually looks pretty cool)

Hulu Plus lands on Apple TV today

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Hulu’s paid service Hulu Plus is coming to Apple TV today, the movie and TV streaming platform announced on its blog. This should further boost the growth of Hulu’s premium offering. As you may remember, Hulu Plus passed the 2 million subscriber milestone earlier this year.   It’s very simple...
Hulu Plus lands on Apple TV today
Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section
Xbox Music pricing leaks online, mimics Spotify model

Hulu's "Shark Tank" Problem

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I think “Shark Tank” is one of the best hours on TV right now. Want to see for yourself? Tune in on Friday nights to ABC, where the reality show/startup competition is in its fourth season. Mark Cuban makes a particularly excellent hero/villain. Don’t want to watch TV on Friday nights?...
Hulu's "Shark Tank" Problem

Verizon's Viewdini appears on iOS: works on any network, hunts video from 11 sources

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The Viewdini streaming metasearch service launched a few months ago for Verizon's 4G LTE-laden Android hardware, and now it's finally available on iDevices. While the droid app is exclusive to those with a 4G plan on Big Red's network, anything running iOS 4.3 and up can now make use...
Verizon's Viewdini appears on iOS: works on any network, hunts video from 11 sources

Hulu redesigns Apple TV app with new layout, features

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Hulu has launched a new version of its Apple TV app for Hulu Plus subscribers. The app uses a new interface, for example adding TV, Movies, Kids, and Latino content categories to the top navigation bar. Each category highlights both new content and any series a person already watches. Along...
Hulu redesigns Apple TV app with new layout, features

Internet TV startup Aereo launches on Macs and PCs, but is still only available in NYC

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Aereo, the controversial startup which lets you watch live broadcast television online, has just launched on both Macs and PCs with support for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Safari and Opera. This expansion comes in addition to previous support for iOS, Apple TV and Roku devices, but unfortunately for...
Internet TV startup Aereo launches on Macs and PCs, but is still only available in NYC
Hulu's iOS app gets a 'Kids Lock' mode to protect younglings from boobs, cursing, & other unsavory stuff

Hulu's Fork in the Road

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As Amazon.com Inc. and Netflix Inc. battle it out for dominance in online video, owners of the much smaller Hulu LLC, Hollywood’s own online video service, are under pressure to decide which direction to go. Jason Kilar, chief executive of Hulu, has asked the site’s owners — Walt Disney Co.,...
Hulu's Fork in the Road

Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says

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YouTube could be preparing to get into the subscription video business this spring, if one report proves accurate. According to AdAge's unnamed sources, YouTube wants to offer paid channels at a cost of $1 to $5 per month. There would be about 25 channels at first, possibly launching as...
Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says

MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Subscriptions

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When I got into the venture capital business in the mid 80s, software was sold. You would pay a large sum to acquire a license to the software and then a much smaller annual fee for maintenance and support. Today, most software is sold in a subscription model. You pay...
MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Subscriptions

HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013

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According to Bloomberg, Apple and HBO will team up to deliver HBO Go content on the Apple TV. Cable and satellite subscribers who pay for HBO will be able to watch more than 600 hours of films and television shows on Apple TV, said the people, who asked not...
HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013

Nintendo's Fils-Aime Expects Wii U's Killer App to be Social Networking

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The small tablet that comes with Nintendo’s Wii U, used as a game controller or to change the TV station and watch videos, is the most obvious distinguishing feature of the new game console. But in an interview, Nintendo North American President Reggie Fils-Aime said he believes the Miiverse, the...
Nintendo's Fils-Aime Expects Wii U's Killer App to be Social Networking
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