Commentary: A proposal by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler calls for cable companies like Comcast to "unlock the set-top box." Unlocking isn't enough. The box should die, once and for all, and be replaced by apps.
We've limited the list to standalone streamers, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.
International demand for online movies, TV shows and original content outweigh a US market that has little room to grow.
Sony's PlayStation-based subscription service, available in seven US cities, will soon include ESPN, Disney and ABC local channels, complete with cloud DVR controls, on-demand offerings and simultaneous streaming.
After launching an online live TV service this year, CEO Roger Lynch weighs in on streaming set-top boxes and why on-demand is his top priority now.
The streaming-video service known for its on-demand catalog of shows and movies says it likely will be creating news content along the lines of media company Vice in the next couple years.
YouTube rules the realm of on-demand video, but live video still has a tournament of contenders. With a YouTube Gaming hub, Google is juicing up live features -- and that may bring you face-to-face with gameplay streams you never knew existed.
Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join the on-demand music trend, and Zune is indeed gone for good.
Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join in the on-demand music trend, and Zune is gone for good.
Unlike Spotify, the new incarnation of the streaming music service under Apple won't have a way to listen to anything on demand for free, according to a report.
Rdio unveils a $3.99-a-month plan that gives you infinite skips on Pandora-like radio stations plus 25 on-demand songs of your choosing. In other words: a riff on Rhapsody UnRadio.