Goodnight, Television?

We’re still some distance from a world where online streaming of content can truly challenge the dominance of television, but recent figures suggest that the number of households in the U.S. with at least one television actually …

Skype Founder Unveils Netflix Competitor

Watch out, Netflix: There’s a new player in the online video space, with the kind of past history that should probably make you a little nervous. Introducing VDIO, the new streaming video-on-demand service from the people who brought you Skype. And Napster. And Apache. You’ll find some Microsoft veterans in there, too.



Why Hulu’s Not for Sale Anymore

To everyone who entered a bid to try and buy Hulu: Apparently, you didn’t offer enough. According to a statement released yesterday by Hulu joint owners the Walt Disney Corporation, News Corporation and Providence Equity Partners (as well as senior Hulu management), the owners have “terminated the sale process” for the company, due to …

Technologizer Technologizer

Roku Dips Below $50, Adds HBO GO

Roku, which pretty much invented the cheap, easy-to-use Internet TV streaming box, is the sort of scrappy startup which you might have assumed would get steamrolled by mammoth competitors early on.

Instead, it’s continued to do well even as Apple and Google have muscled in on its territory—in part because it’s a fine product, in …

  1. Previous
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6