Los Gatos Video Streaming Player Pioneer Roku Seeks $100 Million in IPOVideo streaming player pioneer Roku is going public, hoping to raise money to expand into more households and fend off competitive threats from bigger technology companies.
Filmmakers See Premium, On-Demand Video As Threat To Movie TheatersPremium video on demand (PVOD) is viewed by theater owners and many filmmakers as a disruptive technology that could undermine the traditional movie distribution industry.
Woman Streamed Live Video On Periscope While Driving DrunkFlorida Police say a woman was driving drunk while live streaming it on Periscope...
Los Gatos Online Video Leader Netflix To Expand Into Italy, Portugal In OctoberThe move into 2 more European countries was announced Saturday, just a few days after the company unveiled plans to begin selling its service in Spain.
Netflix, Comcast Reach Deal To Assure Smooth StreamingNetflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households.
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.
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.
Larry Magid: Amazon Unveils 2 New Versions Of Kindle TabletAmazon 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.
Larry Magid: Streaming Devices Growing in PopularityMore 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.
Larry Magid: BitTorrent Debuts Original Content, Adds To TV Network CompetitionTV 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.
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.
Tech Report: Amazon’s Rumored TV Streaming BoxThere 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.