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  • NHL Teams Up With MLB Advanced Media To Create New Digital Products And Platforms

    NHL Teams Up With MLB Advanced Media To Create New Digital Products And Platforms

    One of the greatest things to come out of Major League Baseball might not be a particular team, player or record. It could be its Advanced Media group, which is a powerhouse in online streaming. Today, the group has inked a deal with NHL. The deal between the NHL and MLBAM is set to go for six years and includes streaming and setting up all of NHL’s properties for a “more… Read More

  • Apple Music And iOS 8.4 Now Available

    Apple Music And iOS 8.4 Now Available

    Apple has finally entered the streaming music game, with the launch today of Apple Music. The new service is available as a built-in part of its iOS 8.4 Music app for iPhone and iPad devices, and offers a huge catalog of on-demand tracks for streaming playback for just $9.99 per month, or $14.99 for a family plan that allows sharing with up to six users. The service is free for three months… Read More

  • Google Confirms Acquisition Of Agawi, A Specialist In Streaming Native Mobile Apps

    Google Confirms Acquisition Of Agawi, A Specialist In Streaming Native Mobile Apps

    Native apps have overtaken the web as the main place where smartphone users go for entertainment, information and more. So it should come as no surprise that one of the companies that profits the most from our use of the web is looking for ways to get us to use the it more again. According to The Information, Google last year secretly acquired a startup called Agawi, which had developed… Read More

  • TiVo Now Lets Subscribers Stream Recordings And Live TV Via The Web

    TiVo Now Lets Subscribers Stream Recordings And Live TV Via The Web

    DVR maker TiVo announced today a new product called TiVo Online that will allow its subscribers to stream both their DVR recordings as well as live TV over the web. The free site also includes an online guide, show recommendations and a search feature that helps customers find what to watch. Other options will help users track favorite shows – even if they’re available on a… Read More

  • Sling TV Stumbles During HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” Premiere, As Customers Report Roku App Issues

    Sling TV Stumbles During HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” Premiere, As Customers Report Roku App Issues

    Cord cutters who have been considering switching to Dish Network’s streaming service Sling TV may be having second thoughts as of this morning. The company, which offers a $20 per month bundle of TV channels you can watch over the internet in addition to various add-on packages, was earlier this month forced to apologize after an outage interrupted some viewers’ ability to watch… Read More

  • Hulu’s Latest Kids’ Deal Brings Disney Jr. Content To Its Service For The First Time

    Hulu’s Latest Kids’ Deal Brings Disney Jr. Content To Its Service For The First Time

    Hulu announced this morning an expanded deal with the Disney-ABC Television Group which will see the streaming service gain the exclusive rights to one of Disney Junior’s top-rated shows, Doc McStuffins as well as Bunnytown, in addition to the non-exclusive rights to stream all the episodes from another Disney Junior title, Handy Manny. What’s notable about the deal is that it… Read More

  • Nickelodeon Unveils “Noggin,” A Mobile Subscription Service For Preschoolers Arriving In March

    Nickelodeon Unveils “Noggin,” A Mobile Subscription Service For Preschoolers Arriving In March

    Nickelodeon today unveiled its new mobile streaming subscription service called Noggin, which will be aimed at preschoolers and priced at $5.99 per month when it launches next month. Parent company Viacom had previously announced the forthcoming service’s arrival in January, noting also that it would not require households to have a cable or satellite TV subscription in order to access… Read More

  • Apple Streaming Music Service Not Necessarily A Slam Dunk Crunch Network

    Apple Streaming Music Service Not Necessarily A Slam Dunk

    It seems clear that Apple wants to get into music streaming in a big way, and as Josh Constine reported yesterday, Apple could even be looking at buying Taylor Swift’s record label. With Dr. Dre and Beats in the fold, Apple looks to be setting itself up for a monster launch, one that could sweep existing players like Spotify by the wayside. There is a widely held belief that when… Read More

  • JustWatch Debuts A New Search Engine For Cord Cutters

    JustWatch Debuts A New Search Engine For Cord Cutters

    More people than ever are cutting their ties to big cable, and opting to either cut the cord, or just dramatically pare down their cable TV packages. According to Nielsen’s data, the top 40 cable channels have lost an average of 3.2 million subscribers over the past four years. That leaves room for startups catering to the needs of these viewers, who have either replaced or now… Read More

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