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YouTube iPhone app from Google lands in the App Store just month after Apple's version disappears

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On August 6th, Beta 4 of iOS 6 came out with one huge gaping hole: Apple’s YouTube app. There was speculation on both sides ofthe fence that Apple might have pulled it because of the ongoing war with Android or perhaps Google pulled it because it wanted more control...
YouTube iPhone app from Google lands in the App Store just month after Apple's version disappears

YouTube wants to double down on mobile music videos

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YouTube is looking to expand its role in the mobile music space, making the site’s music videos discoverable by artist and genre on mobile devices, according to a recent job posting on LinkedIn. The Google-owned video site is currently looking for a Technical Program Manager to “launch a mobile music...
YouTube wants to double down on mobile music videos

Amazon Picks Up More NBC Universal Shows

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Amazon is boosting its Web video catalog via a deal for re-runs of several shows from NBC and other channels owned by Comcast. Amazon’s “Prime Instant Video” customers will get exclusive access to shows including “Grimm”, “Suits” and “Hannibal”; as with almost all deals Amazon and competitor Netflix sign for...
Amazon Picks Up More NBC Universal Shows

Movieclips Will Now Star as Zefr, Adding $18.5 Million in New Funding for Category Expansion

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Movieclips — a niche video catalog site launched in 2009 that shifted to focusing on helping movie studios collect and monetize fan and professional postings on YouTube — is changing its name to Zefr as it adds sports, television and music videos to its content network. In addition, the...
Movieclips Will Now Star as Zefr, Adding $18.5 Million in New Funding for Category Expansion

Amazon inks MGM deal to bring classic movies and TV shows to Prime Instant Video

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Amazon has today announced a licensing agreement with MGM which will see hundreds of classic movies and TV shows added to Prime Instant Video catalog through 2012. Amazon Instant Video is a digital video streaming and download service that lets users rent, buy or subscribe to a substantial range of...
Amazon inks MGM deal to bring classic movies and TV shows to Prime Instant Video

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

Netflix rival Redbox Instant will cost $6 at debut next month

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An alternative to Netflix to be offered by Redbox and Verizon could launch as soon as next month with a basic subscription costing $6. The service, Redbox Instant, is being beta tested by the companies and while the pair have been reticent about the offering, Janko Roettgers of GigaOm...
Netflix rival Redbox Instant will cost $6 at debut next month

Amazon Prime adds Deadliest Catch, Dirty Jobs and other Discovery shows

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Amazon just boosted the video catalog available to Amazon Prime subscribers — announcing a deal with Discovery Networks to add shows including Deadliest Catch, Mythbusters, Man vs. Wild, Dirty Jobs, Shark Week, Whale Wars, Cake Boss and other programs from Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and TLC. In a note to...
Amazon Prime adds Deadliest Catch, Dirty Jobs and other Discovery shows

Amazon accused of exaggerating Prime video counts

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Amazon drew flak on Thursday after it was accused of and later confirmed inflating its Amazon Prime video catalog. The company acknowledged to Fast Company that it counts each individual TV episode as a show, leading to even just one long-running TV series representing a large part of its catalog....
Amazon accused of exaggerating Prime video counts
Amazon reportedly developing set-top box for release this fall

Google releases standalone YouTube app for iPhone

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The day before Apple is set to unveil its new iPhone, Google has released a standalone app that will replace the stock YouTube app that is expected to be removed in iOS 6. Google announced the release on its official blog early Tuesday. Listed features include: Enjoy YouTube’s vast video...
Google releases standalone YouTube app for iPhone

Amazon says more items are now shipped with Prime than free shipping, dishes a few other stats

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Amazon isn't one to provide a lot of specific numbers on the products and services it offers, but it has confirmed today that its $79 a year Prime service has crossed a fairly significant milestone. The company says that more items are now shipped with Prime's two-day shipping than...
Amazon says more items are now shipped with Prime than free shipping, dishes a few other stats

Amazon opens up Instant Video Finder to public beta

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Amazon has launched a beta version of its Instant Video Finder feature, in an attempt to organize the streaming video catalog for its users. The new Finder will give suggestions on the website for what someone will want to watch via the Instant Video and Prime Instant Video streaming services,...
Amazon opens up Instant Video Finder to public beta
New Amazon deal brings Fringe, The West Wing and more to Prime Instant Video

MySpace's pitch deck shows how it plans to be the death of Spotify and Pandora

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Move over Spotify and Pandora, because there’s a new music streaming service in town. MySpace. Pitch materials created by the parent company of MySpace, Interactive Media Holdings, have been allegedly leaked to Business Insider, detailing the firm’s plans to go head-to-head with two of the industry’s biggest music streaming services....
MySpace's pitch deck shows how it plans to be the death of Spotify and Pandora

Amazon, WB agree on content deal

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Online retailer Amazon announced today an agreement that will see Warner Bros. content appearing on Amazon's Kindle Fire media tablet. The deal will bring shows like Fringe and The West Wing to Amazon's Prime Instant Video catalog. The deal represents another step by Amazon to strengthen its content library as...
Amazon, WB agree on content deal

Apple's $8 Billion Media Business

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Apple is really in the hardware business, not the software business — it just uses the sales of apps, music, movies etc., to help sell gadgets. But boy does it sell a lot of software: iTunes sales came in at $1.9 billion last quarter, which puts the digital store at...
Apple's $8 Billion Media Business

Finally: Amazon Instant Video on Microsoft’s Xbox 360

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Amazon and Microsoft just announced the first native Amazon Instant Video app for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, making it possible to watch videos from the Amazon service on the Microsoft console without a cumbersome workaround. The app is particularly good news for anyone who already has a $79/year Amazon Prime service...
Finally: Amazon Instant Video on Microsoft’s Xbox 360

Amazon Adds A Couple More Time Warner Streaming Shows You Can't See On Netflix

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Add a few more dollars to Jeff Bezos’ streaming video content bill: Amazon has added two Time Warner-owned TV shows to its Prime Instant Video catalog. Amazon’s Prime Customers can now watch The Closer, the crime series which ran for 7 years on TNT, and Falling Skies, the earthlings-v-aliens drama...
Amazon Adds A Couple More Time Warner Streaming Shows You Can't See On Netflix

Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video Service to challenge Amazon Instant Video

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Barnes & Noble is finally getting in on the streaming-video action. On Tuesday, the bookseller announced a Nook video-on-demand service coming this fall with content from major TV and movie studios, including HBO, Sony, Warner Brothers, Viacom, and Disney. The Nook Video service will enable users to rent or...
Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video Service to challenge Amazon Instant Video

Amazon's Exclusive Deal With Turner And Warner Bros. Brings Two Top TNT Shows To Amazon Instant Video

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Following last week’s move to bring its Instant Video service to iOS devices, Amazon is today expanding its content library yet again with two more licensing deals, this time with Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. However, unlike some previous deals which see dozens or sometimes thousands of titles added in one...
Amazon's Exclusive Deal With Turner And Warner Bros. Brings Two Top TNT Shows To Amazon Instant Video

From Marissa Mayer to the NYT quote-approval controversy, here's the week's media news in review

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Where else can you read all about Marissa Mayer, the Digg-rebuild and Vimeo trumping YouTube (in some areas)? Here’s our weekly look back at some of the key developments in digital media over the past week. BSkyB’s game-changer finally launches UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB (Sky) finally launched its pay-per-view, on-demand,...
From Marissa Mayer to the NYT quote-approval controversy, here's the week's media news in review
Hulu expands catalog with new video game channel

Netflix CEO: Amazon Prime video a 'confusing mess'

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Reed Hastings It looks like Jeff Bezos & Co. have finally gotten Reed Hastings’ attention, or at least gotten Hastings to show that he’s feeling the competitive heat. The Netflix CEO previously made a habit of downplaying the competition from Amazon.com in the online video market, saying as recently as...
Netflix CEO: Amazon Prime video a 'confusing mess'
Amazon, Warner Bros. Licensing Deal Brings More TV Shows To Prime Instant Video

With Viacom on board, Amazon Prime tops 15,000 videos

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Amazon.com this morning announced a deal with Viacom to add TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1,BET, CMT and Logo to the streaming video catalog available at no extra cost to its Amazon Prime subscribers. The announcement confirms a report by Reuters yesterday afternoon. The news comes amid widespread speculation that...
With Viacom on board, Amazon Prime tops 15,000 videos

Amazon: The dark horse of 2012

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Amazon has earned a reputation as a dark horse in the tech industry, walking its own road to success through low profit margins to long-term profits. It's not as splashy as Apple or Google. It doesn't have a social network. Its operating costs are huge. But Amazon's plans for the...
Amazon: The dark horse of 2012

Ready for His Close-Up: Ross Levinsohn to Join Zefr Board

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Former Yahoo exec Ross Levinsohn, who has laid pretty low since he left there earlier this year, will be joining the board of the Venice, Calif.-based video start-up, Zefr. “Ross is a perfect intersection of everything we are in media and technology,” said Zefr co-founder Zach James. “He understands...
Ready for His Close-Up: Ross Levinsohn to Join Zefr Board

Amazon inks Warner Bros. deal, to bring top TV shows exclusively to Kindle Fire and Prime

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Amazon has announced a licensing deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, which will see TV shows such as Fringe and The West Wing added to its Prime Instant Video catalog. Just last month, we reported that Amazon had reeled in MGM in a similar deal, to brings a plethora...
Amazon inks Warner Bros. deal, to bring top TV shows exclusively to Kindle Fire and Prime

Amazon deal adds A+E Networks content to Prime Instant Video

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Amazon has signed an agreement with A+E Networks to bring prior seasons of its shows to Prime Instant Video. The content licensing deal adds shows from A&E, bio, History, and Lifetime channels to the streaming service, which now raises the total number of movies and TV episodes in the Prime...
Amazon deal adds A+E Networks content to Prime Instant Video
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