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Deal with Disney brings four original series, starting in 2015.
“Internet Plus” plan costs $50 per month.
A streaming video box has been rumored for months, but a launch isn’t imminent.
The Wall Street Journal reports “people briefed on the company’s plans” as saying that Amazon is working on a TV box for streaming on-demand video. The rumored box could apparently be available for the holidays and would compete with Apple TV, Roku and similar streaming boxes.
Amazon Readies Set-Top Box for Holidays [WSJ.com]
Google’s TV dongle just got a lot more video.
Web-based cable alternative could be abandoned if Intel can’t find help.
The incredibly crowded pool of streaming movie providers is about to get even more crowded.
Just a few new features and aesthetic tweaks to make Roku’s $50-and-up streaming boxes that much more attractive.
How different would web-based TV offerings be from what’s already available, and how close are they to actually happening?
Up to five users can have their own recommendations and video queues.
Several additional services are on the way beyond the handful that Google announced last week.