video streaming

Verizon taking on Netflix with online video service

Verizon taking on Netflix with online video service

Verizon may be preparing to launch an online video streaming service next year that will rival similar services like Netflix and Hulu as well as traditional cable providers. Citing sources familiar with the situation, Reuters reported today that the service will be rolled out to markets that do not currently have Verizon's FiOS cable offering.

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Apple TV deal failed because of ad share tips CBS CEO

Apple TV deal failed because of ad share tips CBS CEO

Rumors have swirled for a long time now that Apple was working on a deal to stream a cable-like TV network that would fight cable and satellite providers. That never came to be even though it sounded like something that would be interesting. In fact, there was never confirmation made by Apple or anyone else that the plan was ever anything more than a rumor, until now.

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Netflix loses 800,000 US subscribers, earnings to dip

Netflix loses 800,000 US subscribers, earnings to dip

Netflix reported its Q3 earnings results today and although the numbers were positive, they won't remain so in the upcoming months. CEO Reed Hastings has admitted that the company's recent stumbles, including price hikes and the now canceled plans for Qwikster, were ill received, tarnishing the company's "hard-earned reputation."

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Roku lands short form Disney video streaming rights

Roku lands short form Disney video streaming rights

With several different video streaming firms plying their wares on the streaming video market today they are all out to lure customers in with all the streaming content they firms can get hands on. One of the popular streaming services is Roku and the company has announced that it secured the rights to stream short form Disney videos to viewers.

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Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Player streams 3D

Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Player streams 3D

Sony has upgraded its Streaming Player set-top box with a next-gen SMP-N200 model that now boasts the ability to stream 3D content. The device provides a variety of connection options, allowing you to turn any TV into a connected Smart TV. It was first unveiled at IFA 2011, where it was named one of the top ten new products at the show.

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Sony Entertainment Network online portal goes live

Sony Entertainment Network online portal goes live

The new Sony Entertainment Network is now online following the company's announcement at IFA 2011 that all of its music, video, and gaming offerings will now be under one big umbrella. That umbrella, Sony Entertainment Network or SEN, will encompass both the Qriocity music and video services as well as the PlayStation Network.

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Warner Bros outs Flixter Collections video service

Warner Bros outs Flixter Collections video service

Streaming video has a huge potential for the movie studios and TV studios that make the content that many of us like to watch. Some of the studios have big plans for streaming video services even and one of the larger studios, Warner Bros, has now unveiled a new streaming video platform that sounds interesting called Flixster Collections. The CEO of Time Warner Jeff Bewkes talked about the service this week during an earnings conference call.

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