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TiVo debuts its ‘Next-Gen’ platform for pay TV providers looking to fight cord cutting

TiVo today introduced a new “Next-Gen Platform,” as it’s being called, that will allow pay TV operators to better keep up with the changes in how consumers prefer to watch television

AT&T’s new streaming service, DirecTV Now, just got a lot more interesting

AT&T’s soon-to-launch live streaming service, DirecTV Now, just got a lot more interesting following AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. Announced earlier this year, DirectTV Now wa

Netflix touts Disney partnership to remind U.S. subscribers it still has movies

In the midst of a quest to become an international video streaming success, Netflix has been drawing criticism from core, U.S. customers who say its film and TV library — beyond original series

Broadcaster Sky jumps into virtual reality, launches new content studio and readies VR app

European pay-TV broadcaster Sky -- a long-time investor in virtual reality startup Jaunt -- has positioned itself as a more direct content player in the VR world. Today the company -- which has 21 mil

DataXu Gets $10M From Sky As Pay TV Giant Buys Into Programmatic Ad Tech

DataXu, a Boston-based startup that provides analytics and other tools for programmatic ads, has picked up another round of funding. Sky, the UK-based pay-TV provider part-owned by 21st Century Fox, h

The Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 2: Shaving The Cord And Cheating)

2015 is the year I finally cut the cord with cable TV. No moreĀ flipping through programs mindlessly, no more massive lineup of channels I never watch, no more DVR’ing. In doing so, I’ve b

TV Expert: Time Warner Cable-CBS Blackout To Result In ‘Best Of All Possible Worlds’ For Cable Subscribers

Subscribers to Time Warner Cable might not be able to watch CBS shows over the next few weeks, as a result of the latest contract fallout between a network and a pay TV operator. But at least one expe

Liberty Global’s $15.8B Acquisition Of Virgin Media Is Sailing Through EU Antitrust Court

Reuters has <a target="_blank" href="">reported</a>, and TechCrunch has now confirmed with an independent