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Amazon re-shingles Rooftop Media for laughs

The online retail giant is seeking opportunities beyond the warehouse, and the acquisition of the online comedy service underscores its goals.

By October 28, 2014

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Viacom launches music TV apps with on-demand video

Starting with one for MTV and MTV2, they build on the company's current "second screen" apps and add on-demand video, plus new webisode-style series. But most of it is only for people who already pay.

By June 12, 2013

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Amazon Fire TV Stick ship date pushed back to January

Amazon's new HDMI streaming stick aims to take on competing devices like the Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick.

By October 29, 2014

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Apple CEO: Watch is 'profound,' Apple Pay 'fantastic,' Alibaba the right kind of partner

Tim Cook says the Apple Watch is "cool," the iPhone will remain Apple's top moneymaker, Apple Pay is in a skirmish with retailers, and he'd love to team up with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

By October 28, 2014

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4K Blu-ray discs arriving in 2015 to fight streaming media

Those who want movies with the very highest quality will be keen on 4K Blu-ray's better resolution, color, and dynamic range. Yet millions seem happy with streaming video, despite its shortcomings.

By September 5, 2014

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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014

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HBO may price online-only subscription service at $15 a month

HBO's plans to bring its programming to Internet users via a Netflix-style streaming service may cost as much as bundling it with a cable package, according to a report.

By October 17, 2014

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Watch out, HBO: CBS launches standalone Web TV service

CBS fires up its own digital subscription service called All Access for $5.99 a month, offering the ability to stream local CBS stations live in 14 big US markets plus a library of its shows.

By October 16, 2014

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Netflix price hike boosts 3Q profit but earnings outlook dives

Remember that Netflix price increase? A lot of potential subscribers did, resulting in fewer-than-expected sign-ups. That, and an austere outlook for earnings, has investors spooked.

By October 15, 2014

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Heads-up, cord-cutters: HBO to start online-only subscriptions in 2015

HBO's chief says the cable heavyweight next year will provide a streaming-only subscription option for its fans -- no cable or satellite subscription needed.

By October 15, 2014