Post Tagged with: "Netflix"

DirecTV to Launch Streaming Video Service?
/ December 16, 2013 4:13 pm
DirecTV to Launch Streaming Video Service?

VentureBeat reports that DirecTV is considering launching its own streaming video service to boost revenues outside its major satellite TV business. The plan is for an open TV streaming video service that will provide access to certain channels at a reasonable rate. . Read More

Xbox to Launch Original TV Content by Q2 2014
/ December 16, 2013 4:09 pm
Xbox to Launch Original TV Content by Q2 2014

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Microsoft plans to launch original video content on Xbox Live by Q2 2014. The first show will be an original series based on Halo IP, with Steven Spielberg attached as a producer. Read More

iCloud Competitor Loom Integrates Video Support
/ December 13, 2013 2:48 pm
iCloud Competitor Loom Integrates Video Support

VentureBeat reports that Loom, a web app for storing media in the cloud, is now providing video support using ‘Netflix-style’ playback. Loom is a competitor of iCloud and claims to be the fastest private streaming video application available today. It processes uploaded videos and photos and transcodes multiple versions in one original resolution. . Read More

Parks Associates: 41% of Consumers Receive Personalized TV Viewing Recommendations
/ December 11, 2013 2:22 pm
Parks Associates: 41% of Consumers Receive Personalized TV Viewing Recommendations

New research from Parks Associates' Consumer Analytics team indicates that 41% of U.S. broadband households receive personalized video viewing recommendations from at least one source, with online video services Netflix and Hulu being the most common. . Read More

Marvel and Netflix to Partner for 4 New Superhero Shows
/ November 8, 2013 10:32 am
Marvel and Netflix to Partner for 4 New Superhero Shows

TechCrunch reports that Marvel and Netflix are entering into a partnership to create four new serialized shows, which will include multi-part miniseries tying four superheroes together. The four new superheroes are Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage. Each of the four shows will broadcast 13 episodes, and will be portrayed together in a mini-series called ‘Defenders’. Read More

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

Netflix App for iOS 7 Features Exclusive HD Video and AirPlay Streaming Features
/ October 4, 2013 4:12 pm
Netflix App for iOS 7 Features Exclusive HD Video and AirPlay Streaming Features

VentureBeat reports that Netflix has recently added new features including high definition video streaming and AirPlay streaming to its app, which is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. With AirPlay streaming, users can watch Netflix distributed movies on their big screens. Read More

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