service by the middle of next year, says chief executive Lowell McAdam. The new service would be similar to Netflix, Amazon and Hulu but would also stream live channels via a technology called multicasting. The technology avoids clogging the network, delivering
Nick Jr.) will be included in Sony's online TV programming on a live basis, as opposed to the delayed-viewing model of Hulu and Netflix. More details on Sony's cloud-based TV service are expected to be released in the near future. Post your comment
big dividend, and have plenty to spare to make plenty of acquisitions in the mobile phone space or other media platforms like Hulu or Spotify. Just as importantly, it would retain the other half of its Alibaba stake, a nice and presumably appreciating asset
at the end of Q2, up $600M Q/Q. The company has admitted seeing a competitive bidding environment for content deals, as Hulu and (especially) Amazon show a willingness to pay high prices for popular material. Amazon inked a multi-year deal with
track clicks and return visits, among other things. Facebook mentioned in July App Links, adopted by the likes of Spotify, Hulu , and Vimeo, has enabled 1B+ links. Product manager Vijay Shankar notes their ability to improve mobile ad quality, which
use model that increases the cost for subscribers.We think Netflix is overpaying for some of its content, with Amazon and Hulu bidding up the price on library content in order to build their programming offering. Central and South America could turn out
that great with all the streaming and retail options consumers have to pick up favorite titles. Disney's partnership with Hulu and cozy relationship with Apple make its Amazon distribution worries only a minor headache. Post your comment!
major player in the upcoming online TV battle. The company's over-the-top TV service will include programming from A+E and Disney in a package that could offer consumers an alternative to Hulu , Amazon, and Netflix. Post your comment!
is content. Because all of these different devices are pulling content from a bunch of different streams--say, Netflix or Hulu Plus, and you have to switch over to your cable box for some content--it really is not a great customer experience. Even
operating system, which will allow users to access content from not only Amazon and Prime Instant Video, but also Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and WatchESPN. We're intrigued by the device's other digital content functionality, including audio streaming