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  • comScore: 170 Million U.S. Internet Users Watched Online Video Last Month

    comScore: 170 Million U.S. Internet Users Watched Online Video Last Month

    ComScore has just released data from its Video Metrix service, showing that 170 million Internet users in the United States watched online video content in February for an average of 13.6 hours per viewer. According to the audience measurement giant, the total U.S. Internet audience engaged in more than 5 billion viewing sessions during the course of last month. Google Sites (read: YouTube) again… Read More

  • ComScore: Hulu Is Watched Twice As Much As The 5 Major TV Networks Online Combined

    ComScore: Hulu Is Watched Twice As Much As The 5 Major TV Networks Online Combined

    In a new report on digital trends in 2010 When it comes to premium video on the Web, Hulu still rules. In the fourth quarter, the U.S. online audience watched 19.4 billin minutes of video on Hulu, which was twice as much as the how much viewers watched on the websites of the five major TV networks combined. Viewers watched another 9.7 billion minutes of online video on the websites of ABC, CBS… Read More

  • Tech Super Bowl Ads Didn't Hit Home – Salesforce And Go Daddy Most Disliked

    I've witnessed the media frenzy that comes with the Super Bowl - and the commercials that air on TV before, during and after the event - from a distance (from Belgium, to be more precise) several times now, and still can't be anything but baffled by its sheer ferociousness. TechCrunch also did its part by listing all tech-related Super Bowl ads. Question is: did people dig them? Not really, says… Read More

  • The Daily Show And Colbert Report Return To Hulu Via New Viacom Content Partnership

    The Daily Show And Colbert Report Return To Hulu Via New Viacom Content Partnership

    Hulu has just struck a content partnership with Viacom to return "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" to the content platform. The deal also includes other TV Shows from Viacom's media networks, including Comedy Central, MTV, BET, VH1, Spike TV, and TV Land to the Hulu Plus subscription service. Viacom had previously pulled the two Comedy Central shows from Hulu last March. Read More

  • The Triple Crown

    The Triple Crown

    Netflix is interesting because it is the first service to follow the disruptive arc of the iPad. Every time the iPad is analyzed, the projections are anywhere from just plain wrong to what amounts to a niche. Doesn’t run applications… now there’s an AppStore. Doesn’t run Flash… now there’s a Flash converter app. Apps don’t support a magazine subscription model… Tuesday they will. Read More

  • Comcast-NBC Merger: The Hulu Rules

    Comcast-NBC Merger: The Hulu Rules

    Both the Justice Department and the FCC have approved Comcast's monumental purchase of NBC Universal this morning. A cursory wade through the multiple press releases shows that the deal is full of conditions, as the FCC itself acknowledged that the merger could create threats to “to the development of innovative online video distribution services.” Yikes. Of course this leaves people on all… Read More

  • Boxee Box Update Rolls Out Today, Hulu, Vudu Imminent [Update]

    Boxee Box Update Rolls Out Today, Hulu, Vudu Imminent [Update]

    A cryptic Tweet from Boxee points to a new firmware version rolling out in the next few hours, one that probably promises Vudu and Hulu content on what Matt calls “his favorite box.” Matt here: Nevermind John. He meant to say Netflix, not Hulu. Read More

  • Hulu Plus coming to Android

    Hulu Plus coming to Android

    Hulu CEO Jason Kilar made an appearance at the Samsung press event at CES today, where he announced that a Hulu Plus app will be coming to Android 2.2+ in the coming months. He demoed the app on a Samsung Galaxy S running Android 2.2. Unfortunately, there was no mention of the price of the app, nor if it will net you an extra subscription fee. I guess time will tell. [via Mobile Burn] Read More

  • Study: Americans Now Use Internet As Much As They Watch TV

    Study: Americans Now Use Internet As Much As They Watch TV

    And there it is: Americans now spend as much time on the Internet as they do watching TV. So says a new study released by Forrester Research, which says that people now spend 121 percent more time online than they did only five years ago. What's probably most significant is that these stats now include people in the 30+ age group; it's not just college student insomniacs who spend their time… Read More

  • Roku Adds 1080p Streaming To The XR In Firmware Update

    Roku Adds 1080p Streaming To The XR In Firmware Update

    Roku has released firmware update 2.9 which includes 1080p support in their XR devices. There are a few other bug fixes in the release including Hulu optimization for all devices. You can download it manually (“To do so please select “Settings” option from the homepage, then navigate to “Player Info” and finally choose “Check For Updates”. Your box will… Read More