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HBO Will Broadcast Beyonce and Jay Z’s ‘On The Run’ Concert Special
/ July 11, 2014 11:11 am
HBO Will Broadcast Beyonce and Jay Z’s ‘On The Run’ Concert Special

Mashable reports “Beyonce and HBO are just as much of an item as she is with Jay Z. So it should be no surprise that the premium cable network will host the power couple's On the Run tour concert special sometime in September. HBO announced Thursday that it will tape the concert special during the Paris leg of the pair's tour on Sept. 12 and 13 inside the Stade de France venue.”. Read More

Amazon Introduces Free, Ad-Supported TV Episodes to iOS with HBO Content
/ June 24, 2014 6:01 pm
Amazon Introduces Free, Ad-Supported TV Episodes to iOS with HBO Content

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has launched Instant Video application on iOS that includes free episodes for selected TV shows, which are supported by advertisements. This is certainly not the first time Amazon has distributed free, ad-supported episodes. The company currently provides this feature on Kindle Fire devices and on the Roku, where it might be discovered by way of browsing the “First Free Episode” carousel from the TV or Video section. . Read More

Vivoom Brings Visual Effects to New Social Video App
/ December 27, 2013 10:55 am
Vivoom Brings Visual Effects to New Social Video App

AllThingsD reports that Vivoom rolled out its new social video app today. The app is different from other social video apps by integrating innovative features like visual effects. The company behind the app is Gen Arts, which is a prominent supplier of visual effects to TV and motion picture studios, like Disney, HBO and ESPN. . Read More

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Netflix Crosses 40 Million Subscribers Mark in 41 Countries
/ October 22, 2013 4:22 pm
Netflix Crosses 40 Million Subscribers Mark in 41 Countries

VentureBeat reports that in the Q3 2013 report released by the company today, Netflix reported that it has 40.3 million subscribers coming from 41 different countries. Netflix has seen considerable success as of late being awarded an Emmy for its first time original TV series "House of Cards." . Read More

Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping for New TV Service
/ July 16, 2013 2:33 pm
Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping for New TV Service

Former Wall Street Journal writer and editor Jessica Lessin published an exclusive report this week on Apple's long-awaited television service reporting that it will include "technology that allows viewers to skip commercials and that pays media companies for the skipped views.". Read More

TechCrunch: Netflix Surpasses Analyst Estimates with over 29 Million U.S. Subscribers and $1 Billion in Q1 Revenue
/ April 23, 2013 11:15 am
TechCrunch: Netflix Surpasses Analyst Estimates with over 29 Million U.S. Subscribers and $1 Billion in Q1 Revenue

TechCrunch reports that Netflix reported good Q1 numbers, which included revenues of $1.02 billion and 2 million new subscribers in the quarter. The results indicate a strong response to Netflix's political thriller House of Cards, which is its first original release this year. Netflix's stock rose up almost 20 percent in after-hours trading. Read More

The Huffington Post: Spotify Plans To Enter Streaming Video Market?
/ March 27, 2013 2:38 pm
The Huffington Post: Spotify Plans To Enter Streaming Video Market?

The Huffington Post reports that Spotify, the on-demand music service, may be planning to enter the video streaming market by adding television series and original video content and possibly movies, in an attempt to compete with popular streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon. . Read More

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