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Netflix reaches 30M streaming subscribers
Sony reportedly in 'active negotiations' for rumored internet television service
FCC considers backdoor rule change that could jumpstart the era of internet television
New online TV network from 'world's richest man' will bring Larry King out of retirement

Can Noel Edmonds make a deal with the internet trolls?

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I had the pleasure of meeting 'Nolly' a few years back – but it seems his encounter with his Facebook tormenter was more fruitfulYet more proof that my cosmic ordering is working, as Broken Britain demagogue Nolly Edmonds hits the headlines again. Noel has met a troll – or, in...
Can Noel Edmonds make a deal with the internet trolls?

Can Google TV Succeed Where Apple TV Failed? No. Here’s Why.

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Click here to view the embedded video. The buzz of the day is Google TV – with most analysts having a Googlegasm and saying things like Louis Gray’s “While Apple Slept On Their Hobby, Google Executed” or Vince Veneziani’s “Google TV Is Now The Most Important Thing In Television”. Google...
Can Google TV Succeed Where Apple TV Failed? No. Here’s Why.

Intel confirms Internet TV service; launch planned for this year

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Intel is joining the video wars. The company confirmed Tuesday that it is planning an Internet television service and set-top box, confirming rumors that had been circulating since late last year. Speaking at the All Things Digital Dive into Media conference in Southern California, Erik Huggers, general manager of Intel...
Intel confirms Internet TV service; launch planned for this year
Watch this: Barry Diller on Aereo's future and why buying Newsweek was a mistake

Amazon moves engineering hub to east London

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Online retailer employs a team of several hundred people in new offices near London's 'Silicon Roundabout'After more than a decade of toiling to bring internet television to the mass market, Paula Byrne's time has come. A year ago she sold her technology business to Amazon, and now the online retailer...
Amazon moves engineering hub to east London

Chinese video giant Youku's shareholders approve Tudou merger deal

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The ongoing merger between Chinese online video giants Youku and Tudou has taken a step closer to completion after Youku confirmed that its shareholders have approved the plan to bring its rival on board. On the other side, Tudou’s board has also approved the deal, which was announced in March and is...
Chinese video giant Youku's shareholders approve Tudou merger deal

Tracking the Audience for YouTube Premium Content

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Many observers balked when Google declared its $100 million investment in making YouTube the king of Internet television. What does a search engine turned tech giant know about entertainment? Enough, apparently. Half a year later, many of Google's original channels are now among the site's most popular. Exactly how popular, though,...
Tracking the Audience for YouTube Premium Content

Walmart Acquires Online Movie Service Vudu

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Walmart is set to make a play for your living room. The company has acquired online movie service Vudu, just over a month after rumors about a deal first surfaced.According to The New York Times, “the two companies began informing Hollywood studios and television manufacturers of the deal on...
Walmart Acquires Online Movie Service Vudu

Intel Set-Top Box and Cable TV Service Won't Initially Revolutionize the Industry

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At today's AllThingsD Dive Into Media Conference, Intel Media vice president Erik Huggers announced that the company is indeed working on an Internet TV service and a set-top box to go along with it. Huggers noted that Intel has put together a team of people hired from Apple, Netflix, and...
Intel Set-Top Box and Cable TV Service Won't Initially Revolutionize the Industry

Netflix Hits 30 Million Members After Q3 Subscriber Growth "Forecasting Error"

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Netflix announced today that it now has more than 30 million members streaming content via its video service. That’s a lot of uses who’ve opted for on-demand, digitally delivered content. Netflix had 20 million members in 2010, so it’s added 10 million in the two years since, mostly via global...
Netflix Hits 30 Million Members After Q3 Subscriber Growth "Forecasting Error"

Report: Google seeks help selling Motorola Mobility's set-top box division, bypasses chance to integrate Google TV?

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Google is looking to sell the set-top box division of its subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, and has allegedly enlisted the help of Barclays Plc. According to Bloomberg, which cited ”two people familiar with the situation,” Barclays will seek buyers for the unit that could fetch up to $2 billion. The publication’s sources further noted sales...
Report: Google seeks help selling Motorola Mobility's set-top box division, bypasses chance to integrate Google TV?
ABC Television president Anne Sweeney calls Aereo 'opportunistic piracy'
Digital television is where cable was in early days, says Conde Nast Entertainment chief
Google Fiber is coming to Austin, Texas

France could extend TV licence fee to computer screens

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Culture minister says government is considering making those who own a computer screen but no television pay upThe French government is considering extending the television licence fee to include computer screen owners to boost revenues for public-sector broadcasting operations, the culture minister said on Saturday.President François Hollande's Socialist government already...
France could extend TV licence fee to computer screens

Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

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The glory days of Diggnation may be over, but that isn’t stopping Revision3, the company that distributed the hit podcast for years. Even without what was thought to be its anchor program, the company is expanding. Today the firm announced the opening of a New York office, and the hiring...
Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

Verizon Deal Nears Regulatory Approval

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Federal regulators are preparing to clear Verizon Wireless’s $3.9 billion deal to acquire airwaves from several cable companies including Comcast Corp., according to people close to the negotiations, after the companies reached broad agreement to settle antitrust concerns. To clinch their deal with Verizon Wireless, the cable companies have agreed...
Verizon Deal Nears Regulatory Approval

Fresh off Tumblr buy, Yahoo said to bid for Hulu

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Yahoo has reportedly entered a bid to buy Internet television service Hulu, according to reports. The web giant submitted a bid for Hulu on Friday, sources tell AllThingsD, though the dollar figure for Yahoo's bid was unknown. Should Yahoo win the bidding process, Hulu would mark the second large acquisition...
Fresh off Tumblr buy, Yahoo said to bid for Hulu

Intel is building an Internet TV service with a camera-sporting set-top box; platform to launch within a year

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Intel on Tuesday confirmed it is developing an Internet TV service with a set-top box. Rumors of such a project have been circulating for months, dating all the way back to March 2012. Now Intel says it will have a full platform out within a year. At the D: Dive...
Intel is building an Internet TV service with a camera-sporting set-top box; platform to launch within a year

Kevin Smith's Approach To Competing With Piracy: Give Away A Ton, Then Sell Stuff That Can't Be Pirated

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We've written about filmmaker/entertainer/podcaster/author Kevin Smith quite a bit here on Techdirt -- and for a very good reason. He seems to absolutely understand how to adapt to the modern internet era -- and thrive in doing so. As he likes to say, he's much more focused on being where...
Kevin Smith's Approach To Competing With Piracy: Give Away A Ton, Then Sell Stuff That Can't Be Pirated

Intel confirms new internet-based television streaming product, 'working with entire industry' to launch this year

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Welp, the rumors are true. Erik Huggers, Corporate VP & GM for Intel Media, just sat down here at D:Dive Into Media 2013 in order to confirm that Intel's getting into the set-top / TV provider business, and everything will be delivered to your home using your existing broadband...
Intel confirms new internet-based television streaming product, 'working with entire industry' to launch this year
Why Intel could be the company to finally crack internet TV

Yes, Intel is Building a Web TV Service (A Box, Too)

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It was a poorly kept secret to begin with, but now it’s finally been revealed: Intel is indeed developing an Internet TV service and a set-top box to boot. Speaking at D: Dive Into Media Tuesday, Erik Huggers, corporate vice president at Intel Media, confirmed rumors that have been circulating...
Yes, Intel is Building a Web TV Service (A Box, Too)

Intel Is On A Hiring Spree For Its TV Business, Looking For 'Weird' Employees (INTC)

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp's media group has been on a hiring spree as it prepares to launch an Internet television service later this year, underscoring the chip maker's seriousness about the new business. Intel Media is now looking to add 60 people to its staff of over 300,...
Intel Is On A Hiring Spree For Its TV Business, Looking For 'Weird' Employees (INTC)

Netflix loses $4.58 million, as DVDs decline and streaming grows

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Netflix has reported its first quarter financial results. The company lost $0.08 per share on $870 million in revenue in the quarter. Analysts had expected the company to lose 27 cents per share. The company exceeded that mark. Wall Street expects revenues of $897 million for the company in the...
Netflix loses $4.58 million, as DVDs decline and streaming grows
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