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Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon Prime, Hulu Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon Prime, Hulu
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Amazon has added a ton of content to its Prime Instant Video service over the last few months, and that may have put Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the offensive. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hastings took …

Hulu Launches New Design That’s All About Discovery Hulu Launches New Design That’s All About Discovery
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Hulu has just unveiled a big redesign to their site that changes up the look, but also adds features and sections that aim to help users find the shows they want to watch, when they want to watch them. Hulu …

Is Hulu’s CEO Heading To Facebook? Is Hulu’s CEO Heading To Facebook?
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Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has just jumped from one rumor whirlwind to another, as the New York Post is reporting that Kilar may be on his way to Facebook. The Post quotes sources that say Mark Zuckerberg is very interested …

It Looks Like Yahoo Has Found Its CEO It Looks Like Yahoo Has Found Its CEO
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First of all, there’s no official word yet, but it does look like Yahoo may have found its new CEO: current interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. Yesterday, it was reported that Yahoo had narrowed its search for a CEO down to …

Yahoo Recovers Some of April’s Lost Video Viewers in May Yahoo Recovers Some of April’s Lost Video Viewers in May

comScore has released its online video rankings for sites in the United States for May 2012 and it appears to be some more good news for Yahoo. Following last week’s comScore report that Yahoo had finally slowed the precipitous loss …

Justice Dept. To Investigate Cable Companies Justice Dept. To Investigate Cable Companies

You know that whole net neutrality thing that people have been talking about for a couple of years now? Well the Justice Department is finally opening their eyes to the major cable companies dirty dealings and are investigating them for …

Hulu and Roku Team Up For a Father’s Day Deal Hulu and Roku Team Up For a Father’s Day Deal
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In honor of Father’s Day, Hulu and Roku have teamed up to provide a deal that just might be good enough to get your dad to cancel his cable subscription. The special bundle comes with a Roku HD player, 6 …

Netflix Bests Apple as the Top Online Movie Service in 2011 Netflix Bests Apple as the Top Online Movie Service in 2011

Although you probably wouldn’t have guessed as much from the countless fumbles and mistakes the company made last year, Netflix somehow managed to overpower Apple as the top online movie service in 2011. Market share for the company grew from …

Verizon’s Viewdini Android App Tells You What’s On Netflix Verizon’s Viewdini Android App Tells You What’s On Netflix
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Mobile video is awesome, right? It’s great to be able to watch Netflix, YouTube and everything else all from the comfort of your mobile phone. You know what would be even better though? An app that just puts all of …

FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV

A little while ago we brought you news that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski had voiced support for usage-based pricing of broadband internet service. Speaking at the annual conference of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Genachowski said that such a …

YouTube Considers Subscription Content YouTube Considers Subscription Content
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YouTube might be considering adding subscription content to its streaming platform, in a bid to attract video from larger media corporations. Any potential deal wouldn’t affect existing content with any sort of paywall, but YouTube might seek to incorporate live …

Hulu Moving Toward User Authentication Hulu Moving Toward User Authentication

Hulu recently presented four new original series it’s producing to advertisers, to further accomodate the general shift in home viewing habits, as more and more customers are watching streaming content – but now the company is moving toward a new …

Privat Equity’s 10% Hulu Stake for $200 Million Privat Equity’s 10% Hulu Stake for $200 Million

Providence Equity Partners Inc. bought up a ten percent stake in Hulu, an online streaming video service, in 2007 for about $100 million. Now, the private equity investment firm is ready to part ways with that stake in the company, …

Hulu Announces New Gay and Lesbian Genre Category Hulu Announces New Gay and Lesbian Genre Category

Streaming video platform Hulu has just announced the inclusion of 4 new shows to its lineup of original content, and now the company has unveiled its new Gay and Lesbian genre category. Hulu presently offers GLAAD-recognized, award-winning titles like Paris …

Americans Watch Billions of Ads, Videos Every Month Americans Watch Billions of Ads, Videos Every Month

Yes, you read that correctly. Billions. According to MediaPost Publications, Americans watched a staggering 8.3 billion ads last March, breaking all previous records in the process. And who says that we have absolutely nothing better to do with our free …

Hulu Announces Four New Original Series During Upfront Presentation Hulu Announces Four New Original Series During Upfront Presentation

As expected, Hulu presented four new original programs to advertisers during their upfront presentation on Thursday. Included in the collection is a superhero series starring “Saturday Night Live’s” Seth Meyers and Danny Leiner (“Freaks and Geeks”), with animation provided by …

YouTube Tops Web Video Rankings YouTube Tops Web Video Rankings

ComScore has just released its latest Video Metrix rankings for March, showing that 181 million unique users in the U.S. watched roughly 37 billion videos online, hosting over 8 billion ads. Google-owned YouTube came in first by a long shot, …

Hulu to Launch More Original Content Hulu to Launch More Original Content

Hulu is considered by many to be a pioneer in the world of online streaming, giving viewers an opportunity to watch television programs when and where they want. Powered by ads that, through consumer interaction, are tailored to the individual …

Vevo Launching in Six New Countries Vevo Launching in Six New Countries

Music video distribution service VEVO plans to expand in 2012, according to CEO Rio Caraeff, who’d answered some questions during a small interview with paidContent: “This year we’re hoping to launch in at least another six countries – Our big …

Hulu Plus Now Available On More Devices Hulu Plus Now Available On More Devices
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Starting today, you can access Hulu Plus on three more devices, which brings the total number of devices that offer Hulu’s streaming content to just over two dozen. From the Hulu blog: I’m pleased to announce that Hulu Plus is …

Amazon to Create Original Series? Amazon to Create Original Series?

New Amazon VP’s LinkedIn profile changed from VP of original series at Amazon to VP of Production leading reporters to believe that Amazon will be joining Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube in creating original shows. Lewis is a new executive to …