Tag: cutting the cord

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. If Twitter is anti-SOPA, should it blackout like Wikipedia? (gov20.govfresh) 2. Phone hacking possible at Daily Mirror during Piers Morgan’s tenure (Huffington Post) 3. Beta testing part of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s web makeover (Poynter) 4. Will original, web-only shows win over [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Walking while texting: A guide for safety and etiquette (New York Times) 2. Glam Media will test appetite for digital-media IPOs (Advertising Age) 3. CES loses clout as as industry shifts (New York Times) 4. How people watch TV online and off (TechCrunch) [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

he best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Rick Santorum’s search engine problem hits the big time (paidContent) 2. Vinton G. Cerf: Internet access is not a human right (New York Times) 3. Where did nine million cable subscribers go? (AllThingsD) 4. Sweden recognizes new file-sharing religion Kopimism (BBC News) 5. Barnes & Noble eyes Nook [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Cable TV is holding Web TV at bay (New York Times) 2. YouTube preps 96 channels with original content (Multichannel News) 3. HP to hold on to PC division but sources say it will finally kill WebOS (paidContent) 4. Emily Gould and the rise [...] more »

by Chris Pursell

In a second-quarter earnings letter to investors distributed last month, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said the biggest threats to his business weren’t the likes of Amazon Prime or Hulu Plus, but applications such as HBO Go. “HBO subscribers can watch HBO on-demand through their MVPD (multichannel video programming distributor) provider web interface (DishOnline.com, say), or [...] more »

by Chris Pursell

Click here to read the whole series With recent news that the Nintendo 3DS can now stream videos via Netflix, and iPhones becoming a regular accessory in schools, a world of content has now shifted to the fingertips of youth. But the influx of technology and access to the content have raised concerns over how [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Brian Stelter Welcome to the 15th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali, the founder of PaidContent. This show is all about cord-cutters, people who like to watch TV without paying for cable or satellite TV (like Mark & Rafat). The big news [...] more »