| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni.
The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along.
The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - Independent cinema chain Dendy is to launch a VoD service next week in Australia. The move follows shortly after TV giant Nine Entertainment took a A$1 million stake in existing VoD platform QuickFlix.
Dendy Direct will kick off on Aug. 6...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Qplay, the Internet video-device and app startup launched by the founders of TiVo, is closing its doors less than six months after launching its first product.
The company announced Saturday that its last day of service will be Friday, July 25 ....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:39 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc's reshuffle of its senior ranks underscores the Internet company's evolving business ambitions, analysts say.
Three years after co-founder Larry Page took the reins back as chief executive officer, his team of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Revenue for television set-top boxes hit an all-time high in 2013 as more consumers adopted Internet-centric boxes.
Sales of the devices, which connect television sets with broadcast channels, rose to $20.3 billion in 2013, a 3% increase over the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Chromecast and Roku gadgets accounted for more than half of the video-streaming devices sold in the U.S. in 2013, according to a new survey.
Parks Associates, a market research firm, said Chromecast and Roku each accounted for about 32% of U.S. sales of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In March, our cable bill nearly doubled.
For reasons that will likely remain a mystery, Comcast started billing us $64 a month for Internet service we never ordered. AT&T is and always has been our provider.
So every month, we call. We complain. Bills...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It's summer time, the season of reruns, and thoughts turn to watching movies and catching up on missed TV shows.
The best way to watch video streamed over the Internet remains streaming media players. Although there are lots of different choices for such...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Google is adding Songza to its Play Music portfolio.
The company announced Tuesday that it is purchasing the streaming service that curates music playlists based on a user's taste, themes or mood. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Google Inc. still imagines a world in which people talk to their TV, commanding it to switch from ESPN to YouTube, start playing "Orange Is the New Black" on Netflix or answer "What's the weather like tomorrow?"
But nearly four years after struggling to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Google wants to be everywhere in your life, all the time.
In a marathon keynote address Wednesday at Google I/O 2014, its annual developers conference, the Mountain View, Calif., company rolled out a mix of new products and updates to older ones....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:23 AM
ABC News is launching an online video programming service via Apple TV.
The Apple TV app features both live news content as well as video clips from ABC News shows such as "World News Tonight" and "Good Morning America." Users will also have access to...