The Associated Press takes a look at the competing dongles and declares that, though it has problems, Roku's low-cost "stick" is the best.
Before The New York Times published video alleged to be the kidnapped girls of Nigeria, The New York Times worked to ascertain if the footage was real.
Ex-Trekker George Takei's tech-focused Web series with AARP called "Takei's Take" works to prove Boomers are a lot more tech-savvy than they're given credit for.
YouTube has a deal to buy Twitch, a fast-growing videogame-streaming company, for more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the pact. It's expected to raise eyebrows with anti-trust regulators.
Samsung is hiring engineers to build a new video service, which could replace the company’s existing transactional video offering. The company also just hired an executive from Vdio, the now-shuttered video service that once was supposed to compete with Netflix.
Publishers can provide context, but it's often up to the advertisers to create a relevant advertisement -- and some brands don't deliver. Companies that are stuck in a television mindset fail to understand the importance of delivering shorter ads on mobile devices. That's one of the takeaways from a StreamingMedia panel.
With the ouster of The Times' executive editor Jill Abramson, there's new focus given to a recent study of the paper's digital content and how it should be reworked.
The Wall Street Journal recently reported some publishers have been selling online advertising alongside pirated video content. That swindles brands that have to pay for ads alongside bogus premium content and risk damaging their reputations.
"Lurking in the recesses of many online publishers’ minds is a grand desire; a (to some) seemingly inevitable moment that will totally and forever shift the landscape of entertainment and advertising; a moment that hundreds if not thousands of companies are waiting for, quietly jockeying to be in the best position to catch the downpour that follows.That is the moment when TV advertising dollars switch en masse to online video," writes Nathaniel Whittemore, a Principal with Learn Capital and the founder of the Center for Global Engagement.
China's online video sites, already subject to new crackdowns by the government, are also discovering some problems with the nation's biggest TV stations that are stopping the online sites from showing their programs including the NBA playoffs.