Tag: apple tv

by Julie Keck

1. Nate Silver to Vox: Stop stealing our charts! (Dylan Beyers / Politico) 2. What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat (Tanya Sichynsky / Nieman Lab) 3. Telecom industry sues to overturn net neutrality (Ryan Knutson & Thomas Gryta / Wall Street Journal) 4. How to beat Apple’s 30% […] more »

by Sonia Paul

This week MediaShift is doing a special in-depth report on cutting the cord to cable TV — who’s doing it, why, and how. One of our most popular posts over the past 5 years has been our special guides to cutting the cord, which we first published in January 2010 and again in 2012.  Stay tuned […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Cutting the cord to cable has gone from a fringe action to a way of life for millions of Americans that have given up on expensive cable and satellite TV packages and built their own on-demand TV experience with streaming TV. Not to mention the “cord nevers,” millennials who never bothered getting traditional pay TV […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Brands can’t resist taking chomp out of World Cup bite controversy (Martin Beck / Marketing Land) 2. Facebook’s TV integration makes social content part of the script (Samantha Subar / Spredfast) 3. AT&T/DirecTV and Comcast/TWC mergers could put small ISPs “out of business” (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Advance digital makeover of its […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Q & A: Tim Cook explains why Apple is buying Beats (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Spreading the gospel of LinkedIn for journalists (Madison Gray / Poynter) 3. Clearleap heads into Latin America (Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News) 4. With 20 million units sold, Eddy Cue says Apple TV will continue to evolve (Ryan […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Will Comcast Get Justice Dept.’s OK To Buy Time Warner? (Mark Memmott / NPR) 2. [VID] Steinberg: Buzzfeed getting 100 million monthly views on YouTube (Beet.TV) 3. Here’s what the new Apple TV could look like (Hint: Check your iPad) (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Disney & Techstars to launch accelerator program for media, entertainment […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalist Barrett Brown faces prison for posting hyperlink (Committee to Protect Journalists) 2. When print constrains digital (Nieman Lab) 3. New version of Apple TV likely on its way for a September 10 launch (GigaOm) 4. Ministry of Sound sues Spotify for copyright infringement (Guardian) 5. Pay-TV industry loses over 200k subscribers (LA Times) […] more »

by Eric Elia

Google Chromecast will break open the TV ecosystem unlike anything we’ve seen in years. Forbes calls it a game changer, but mostly because it has functionality similar to Roku and AppleTV, but costs only $35 (and with 2 free months of Netflix right now, it’s a net cost of really $11 if you don’t have […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Joshua Kopstein: Dear Congress, it’s no longer OK to not know how the Internet works (Motherboard) 2. Schools explore rules to limit how teachers and students interact online (New York Times) 3. Demonstration of touchless control of smartphones and TVs (BBC News) 4. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

No one likes the high price of cable TV, but then again, few people like to go without TV. Thanks to streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu, and gadgets like the Roku box and Apple TV, there’s more chance than ever to get the shows you want when you want them. But the lucrative […] more »