Confirming earlier rumors, Hulu has named former Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its new chief executive officer, the company announced today.
While the majority of demands for syndicated content comes from well-established publications like the New York Times, there is need for content that’s a bit more niche — either in subject matter or the depth of reporting. In that case, you turn to the freelance community.
Twitter direct messages, or DMs, are broken. But the soon-to-IPO network of the now just might fix that with a new dedicated messaging app, a la Facebook Messenger.
Netflix may soon begin experimenting with new content features (aka DVD extras) for its lineup of original programming.
Video startup Magisto is rolling out a relaunched version of its service today aimed at challenging some of the other less feature-rich popular video competitors like Instagram and Vine.
Refinery29 is like that cool friend who always knows what to wear, the hottest restaurants, and the latest trends.
Oyster hopes you’ll binge on books the same way you gorged on the last season of Arrested Development.
Spanish telecom company Telefonica has made a strategic stake in U.S. music company Rhapsody, the companies announced today.
This report was updated at 9:14 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Twitter updated its S-1 prospectus today and told the world it will be listing on the New York Stock Exchange, not the NASDAQ. In addition, the company confirmed that it would list under the symbol TWTR.
Twitter gets all the glory, but movie and TV marketers should be aware that Facebook actually has a much larger share of the second-screen conversation than the soon-to-IPO social network of the now.
And, the buzz lasts much longer.
The next original series coming to Netflix will be produced by major studio Sony Pictures, the company announced today.
Back when cable visionaries foretold the age of 500 channels, did anyone ever expect they’d have to buy them in big bundles at a time? Canada is now reaching for that unrealized Promised Land, where 500 channels means 500 choices.
YouTube isn’t going to kill TV any time soon.
Waywire, the crowdsourced video curation site from Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker, has been acquired by video startup Magnify, reports AllThingsD.
While Sonos is typically associated with pricy wireless speakers, the company is playing a different tune with its latest device.
Netflix is currently in negotiations with Comcast, Suddenlink Communications, and others to make its streaming video service available as an application on cable TV set-top boxes, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites anonymous sources with knowledge of the matter.
Usually conversations with customer service representatives are pretty bland, or even painful if you’re trying to resolve a problem. As it turns out, this isn’t always true when it comes to Netflix.
After months of false hope and speculation, the BBC recently announced that it had recovered a number of old episodes from its classic sci-fi series Doctor Who, which it is now making available for sale exclusively on iTunes today.
Streaming video service Hulu is reportedly planning to announce former 21 Century Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its new boss.
Google is killing off the Google TV brand. No formal homicide charges were filed since it’s not illegal to murder a name.
Good news for Kindle owners that have children who suck at math: Amazon announced today that it’s purchased education startup TenMarks. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The newest search engine in the world is hidden in the shadows of the Internet, but it shines a light on those shadows that ordinary search engines like Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo can’t.
Twitter’s finally built an app just for your Android tablet, as opposed to the one for your your Android smartphone.
But it’ll only work on Samsung tablets, at least for now.
A new Twitter experiment called “Event Parrot” will send you breaking news from around the world, via direct message.
LitRes sells legal e-books in Russia. It was founded in 2006 to combat the rampant piracy in the e-book market and capitalize on the governments anti-piracy crackdown.
Aereo isn’t letting a little thing like getting sued by everyone get in the way of its product roadmap.
Twitter has accidentally revealed its IPO date in revisions to its S-1 filing, private company financial data analysts at PrivCo say.
When the publisher of one of the world’s largest independent political blog networks calls your company a scam, you tend to pay attention.
Seeking Alpha, a financial news site, has managed to carve out a lucrative niche — and is paying its crowdsourced contributors handsomely for their content.
Death, taxes, and internet ad revenues going up are the new certainties of life, apparently. That’s good news for Facebook, Google — and the soon-to-IPO Twitter.
Comcast and Twitter announced a new partnership today that will drastically integrate tweeting into the cable TV watching experience.
Splice is an open source music community where musicians can create songs and samples, and everything is backed up and organized in the cloud. They can also share music, collaborate on projects with other members of the community, track changes, and receive feedback on their work.
Cameo aims to do more than just let you shoot bite-sized video clips on your iPhone — its cloud video editing platform lets you turn those clips into two-minute long short films.
Japanese hardware manufacturer Panasonic will cease production on its line of plasma television sets.
Streaming music service Turntable.fm just announced a new platform — Turntable Live — that livestreams concerts to its listeners.
The new features are a coup for Microsoft, which is getting an app for its mobile platform that isn’t a rebrand of another platform’s app but a fully integrated, fully native, and fully optimized app just for Windows Phone.
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It’s a marketing campaign –that has had the entire Bay Area technorati talking — for BitTorrent’s new store-in-the-file product for artists … a file format called BitTorrent Bundles where the art is the cash register, and sharing is a form of currency, not a form of theft.
Break Media and Alloy Digital — two long-time producers of video content outside of the YouTube bubble — are expected to announce a merger today.