Online Video Industry News

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[] eMusic cuts out subscriptions, opens store to everyone

20 minutes ago

eMusic, the audio download and streaming service founded in 1998, gets less attention than it deserves. But that may now be about to change with the announcement of a major move last night. The site, which is home to countless independent artists, has tried to become more mainstream, but has suffered due to its subscription model which places an enormous constraint on sales.

In the past, customers would need to purchase a subscription in order to simply access the store and buy a song -- a major deterrent for many would-be buyers. But now the company has lifted the restriction and opened up...


[techcrunch] Fingerprint Debuts Kid-Safe Multiplayer Gaming & Messaging, Brings On More Big-Name Brands From Popular Children’s TV Series

23 minutes ago

Fresh on the heels of its partnership with UK educational app maker Mindshapes, San Francisco-based kids’ app platform Fingerprint is today rolling out a new version of its software which introduces kid-safe multiplayer gaming, messaging and more. This news was hinted at in January, when CEO Nancy McIntyre, formerly of LeapFrog, spoke of a forthcoming release which would introduce new features based on twelve months of in-house research on how kids and parents use Fingerprint’s technology.

The company, for those unfamiliar, now has nearly two dozen kids’ games using its software platform, including those built in-house and third-party applications which have integrated its SDK....


[] Netflix to Produce Exclusive Dreamworks 3D Animation Series

41 minutes ago

Following the success of David Fincher's House of Cards, Netflix is going to produce a new series, this time teaming up with Dreamworks Animation SKG. The series will be based in Dreamworks' upcoming animation movie Turbo, the story of a snail that gains speed superpowers.More »


[website] Western Digital unveils WD TV Play streaming box, directly ...

1 hour ago

After making a stop at the FCC recently, Western Digital\'s WD TV Play streaming media player got an official announce this morning. ... Western Digital unveils WD TV Play streaming box, directly competes with Roku HD. By Ben Gilbert posted ...


[website] Over-The-Top Valentine's Day Experiences: Day 8 |

1 hour ago

With a mountain backdrop and a Centennial celebration this year, The Grove Park Inn in Asheville just might be one of the East Coast's more romantic destinations. It has its fair share of luxury guests too – President Obama visited the property ...


[website] Amazon Secures Exclusive Streaming Rights to King's Under the ...

1 hour ago

Amazon has announced that it will be the exclusive streaming and download provider for the upcoming Stephen King television series, Under the Dome. In a bold move by Amazon, it has secured exclusive online video rights from CBS to the ...


[website] Why No Streaming Service Will Ever Be Perfect

1 hour ago

Why No Streaming Service Will Ever Be Perfect Hulu Plus. Amazon Prime. Netflix. Redbox. In an ideal world, any one of these would someday become an all-encompassing streaming service. One subscription, one price, one ticket out of the ...
Gizmodo: Top


[website] Tesco launches Clubcard TV video-streaming service - Pocket-lint

1 hour ago

Tesco, a supermarket chain based in the UK, has taken an interesting approach in launching a free online video streaming service aimed to take on Netflix.
Pocket-lint : Latest News


[newteevee] Netflix to launch original kids’ series with DreamWorks this December

1 hour ago

Netflix’s first original drama, House of Cards, is available now; new episodes of Arrested Development are coming in May; and now Netflix is getting into original kids’ programming in a partnership with DreamWorks Animation. The animated series, Turbo: F.A.S.T., is based on DreamWorks’ upcoming summer film Turbo. Turbo: F.A.S.T will debut in December.

In addition, Netflix announced it will make new DreamWorks movies available for streaming, “beginning with the studio’s 2013 film line-up.”

“Netflix boasts one of the largest and fastest-growing audiences in kids television. They pioneered a new model for TV dramas with House of Cards, and now together, we’re doing the same thing with kids’ programming,”...


[techcrunch] After Starbucks Deal, Square Now Powers Point Of Sale And Mobile Payments For Boutique Coffee Chain, Blue Bottle

1 hour ago

Last year, mobile payments Square signed a massive deal to power credit card processing and integrate Square Wallet with Starbucks. Today, the company is announcing a integration with another coffee chain–Blue Bottle Coffee.

According to a release, customers will initially be able to pay with Square Wallet at Blue Bottle’s Oakland, Brooklyn, and San Francisco Mint Plaza locations, with the company rolling out Square to its remaining stores in the coming months.

Blue Bottle will use Square Register as its full point-of-sale system (Starbucks does not use Square Register) to accept cash and credit card payments, track inventory, and monitor daily...


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