Streaming Video

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Netflix, Comcast Reach Deal To Assure Smooth Streaming

Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households.

02/23/2014

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Larry Magid: Roku Adds Showtime To List Of Channels, But Can Everybody Watch?

Our technology analyst says Roku is adding Showtime to their expanding list of channels, but that if you subscribe to Comcast for cable, the service won’t work.

02/18/2014

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Larry Magid: Netflix Rolls Out New TV-Friendly Interface

Netflix is updating its user interface for people who watch their content from their television set, in an effort to make the service more informative.

11/13/2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets.

Larry Magid: Amazon Unveils 2 New Versions Of Kindle Tablet

Amazon unveiled two new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet and they include a new feature called ‘Mayday’. Our technology expert explains the feature and why he wants to buy this product.

09/26/2013

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Larry Magid: Streaming Devices Growing in Popularity

More than half of households in the U.S. with broadband internet service can stream shows to their TV sets according to a new poll conducted by Parks Research.

08/15/2013

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Larry Magid: BitTorrent Debuts Original Content, Adds To TV Network Competition

TV networks have been facing increasing competition; originally from cable channels that were coming up with their own original programming and more recently from steaming services like Netflix.

08/14/2013

(L-R) Will Arnett & Jason Bateman in a scene from "Arrested Development." (credit: Netflix)

Netflix Stock Sinks On Mixed Reviews Of ‘Arrested Development’

The hoopla surrounding the return of “Arrested Development” on Netflix’s Internet video service has quickly dissolved into a letdown on Wall Street.

05/28/2013

People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions at a trade show. (Fredrick J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Amazon’s Rumored TV Streaming Box

There are reports that Amazon is working on a set box top that allows you to stream internet content straight to your TV set, similar to Apple TV and Roku.

04/25/2013

KISS band members pose together (credit: CBS)

KISS Rocks ‘Live On Letterman’

KISS’ concert will air live on CBS.com and VEVO, with an audio stream available through Radio.com, starting at 8 PM EST on Wednesday, October 10th…

10/09/2012

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in a scene from "Casablanca."

Tech Report: Why Is Facebook Streaming Casablanca For Free?

Facebook is making it known that they are in the business of renting streaming movies with a promotional showing of the classic Warner Brothers film, Casablanca.

05/17/2012

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