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Five Ways Blockchain Tech is Going to Rock the Music and Movie Industries (TNW)

Challenge 2: Global distribution- You would think that with cloud-based services like Spotify and Netflix, you can easily access multimedia content from anywhere at anytime, right?... More

Ooyala, Parks Associates Identify the Top 5 Trends in Global Video (MESA)

Parks Associates today released new research, which examines the factors that will significantly shape the future technology and strategy options considered by video industry playe... More

More, More, More: Winning the Race to Make Enough Content (AdAge)

Twenty years ago, "content" was something we paid for, and so we savored it. We'd take time to flip through the magazine for which we had just paid $4.00. Today, content is incr... More

Why YouTube Has the Most to Lose From Facebook’s New Video Hub (Forbes)

Facebook has taken a major step in its push to become “video-first.” The company unveiled a prominent new “Watch” tab on its flagship app on Wednesday that gives the social... More

NeuLion, National Collegiate Hockey Conference Extend Partnership (MESA)

NeuLion and the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC), conference home to the 2016 and 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey national champions, today announced a partners... More

FreeCast Reveals OneBox Cable TV Competitor with September Launch Date (MESA)

FreeCast has unveiled its much-anticipated set-top box, which the company envisions as a low-cost, no-compromise replacement not just for the cable box, but expensive cable and sat... More

Amazon Prime Will be in More than Half of U.S. Households by Year’s End (CNBC)

Jeff Bezos is reportedly closing in on surpassing another major milestone. Amazon's Prime program — which has boasted impressive growth in recent years — should finally be in m... More

In Big Leagues’ Shadows, Lacrosse and Surfing Snag Twitter Users (Bloomberg)

Until recently, small leagues had few options for national exposure. Unable to attract large audiences like football and basketball, they often received no rights fees or even paid... More

Analyst: Netflix Set to Dominate the World: International Subs to Nearly Double to 100 Million (CNBC)

Netflix is one of the market's best performing stocks and one Wall Street firm says its shares will continue to surge due to more impressive growth in foreign markets. Piper Jaffra... More

U.K.’s Digital Economy Act Becomes Law (THR)

From debate about retrans fees and increased sentencing options for copyright infringements online to anti-pornography measures and making the U.K. the "most digital nation." Brita... More

OTT Content Protection Made Easy (NeuLion Blog)

In our digitally connected world, delivering premium content brings new challenges. In order to ensure both live and on-demand content is only delivered to the service and devices ... More

How the NFL is Rebuilding Digital to Put Video Front and Center (FierceCable)

The NFL recently took a step toward its digital rebuild by relaunching NFL.com as part of its efforts to make video easier to access. The league built a new back-end infrastruct... More

Adobe’s Remarkable Transformation, from Photoshop to Cloud (San Francisco Chronicle)

Corporate turnarounds have been done before, but what’s happening at Adobe Systems stretches the far limits of credulity. The San Jose software firm, once known primarily for pro... More

Report: Game Industry Will Crest $104 Billion in 2017 (VentureBeat)

According to a new report, games and gaming-related content will reach nearly $105 billion in revenue worldwide in 2017. That number includes games alongside what SuperData categor... More

Cord Nevers, Cord-Cutters Show Big Video Habit Differences (Rapid TV News)

The difference between TV cord-cutters (defined as viewers who eliminated their standard TV subscription) and cord-nevers (people who have never paid for a traditional TV connectio... More

NBC Universal CEO: Online TV ‘Off to Slow Start’ (HMM)

Stephen Burke, CEO of NBC Universal, has a love-hate relationship with upstart online TV. On the one hand, smaller channel-bundles at loss-leader pricing with no contract undoubted... More

The Newest Place to Premiere Shows: Amazon Prime (Digiday)

As Amazon recruits video companies to distribute content on its platform — and make money from day one — some companies are beginning to use Amazon Prime to premiere new progra... More

TV Sets are Starting to Disappear from American Homes (Recode)

After years of insisting it wasn’t so, the TV Industrial Complex now admits that it’s contracting: The number of people paying for TV has been declining for several years. B... More

Comcast Eyes Launch of ‘Instant TV’ Streaming Service by Year-End (THR)

Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts and NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke on Thursday touted the strong upfront advertising market performance of the cable giant's entertainment unit... More

TiVo Debuts New Personalized Content Discovery Platform (MESA)

TiVo has introduced its new fully-integrated Personalized Content Discovery platform. The new platform provides video operators with the most comprehensive suite of content discove... More