Following similar moves from Cablevision and Time Warner Cable, Dish Network launched its Dish Anywhere app Wednesday on Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX tablets.
If Comcast is successful in completing its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, it will become the gatekeeper to broadband customers and TV viewers in almost every major U.S. market. But as the merger heads to the review stage, what will online video players have to say about conditions for the deal?
The second Amazon Prime original online TV pilot derby has begun. Reaction to the shows has been mixed.
Revenues generated from smart home services are set to reach a global market value of $71 billion (€52 billion) by 2018, rising from $33 billion last year.
Some might say Amazon has always had a killer instinct, but now it owns Double Helix, the team behind the popular "Killer Instinct" game on Microsoft's Xbox One console. The news came out through a recruiting event jointly hosted by the two organizations. Amazon did little more to confirm the acquisition than to say the transaction is "part of our ongoing mission to build innovative games for customers.
Half a year after introducing the Chromecast, Google has thrown open the gates to its $35 HDMI dongle, giving any app developer who meets its terms of service access to the TV. That could mean a huge step forward for consumers' ability to watch online video on HDTV sets, and it certainly means a big step forward in the ability of independent app makers to reach viewers. But I wonder who will take Google up on its open invitation.
Masergy is giving its North American customers another option to get to the cloud by offering access to Amazon's Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect.
There are still some questions about whether HTML5 apps are the way of the future or just a problem to avoid, but Amazon is making at least one aspect of it a little easier: monetization.
With the season two premiere of "Hannibal" weeks away on NBC, Amazon Prime customers are now able to stream the entire first season online.
Viewers are hopping over to online video and cutting the cord in increasing numbers. Will broadcasters and cable operators be able to lure them back?