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Will Live Streaming Kill the Cable TV Star? — Apps like Periscope make everyone a broadcaster, replacing the "lean back" TV experience and giving cable programmers one more thing to worry about If you've used live-streaming apps like Periscope or Meerkat, you've seen the future. In recent weeks, millions of people around the globe have quickly mastered the act of broadcasting live from their phones - anytime, anywhere.

Spotify's New Push Into Video Content Reveals a Case of Netflix Envy — In the race to build successful (and lucrative) subscription businesses, video rules over audio content Spotify's decision to offer video content is a reminder of how tough it can be to make money with music subscription services - especially compared to the video subscription business.

Let's Be Upfront About The Upfronts — Digital video leaders like Machinima are catering to advertisers in ways traditional television broadcasters struggle with At a splashy 'Newfronts' event in New York last week, digital video platform Machinima unveiled a host of new programming tied to brands like RoboCop and Justice League.

Verizon's AOL Acquisition Sheds Light on 'Over-The-Top' Plan — As Verizon seeks to hang onto its TV viewers, the AOL deal allows the telcom giant to tap into advertising tech know-how It's been nearly a year and a half since Verizon acquired Intel's 'OnCue' TV unit, with a goal of launching its own 'over-the-top' internet television service.

Saban Films - A Film Distributor Built for the New Hollywood — Thanks for checking out The @JonErlichman Show on TuneIn! If you're a first-time listener, our weekly podcast is recorded at TuneIn Studios in Venice. We focus on everything that makes LA exciting right now - the intersection of tech, media, and entertainment. Each episode also features the great Caroline Lesley (@skorstar).

"Skinny Bundles?' Big Media Preps for America's Changing Cable Diet — The pressure is on Pay-TV as viewing alternatives grow. Companies like Disney and Fox are still in cable's corner, but they're hedging their bets For years, big media companies have publicly endorsed the "cable bundle." Why wouldn't they? Pay-TV operators have paid them handsomely to distribute content through the cable ecosystem.

How Tech Entrepreneur Dave Goldberg Influenced Hollywood — From his book "Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time" to the music industry to YouTube ecosytem, TheWrap looks at the executive's mark on media Silicon Valley's most powerful people attended a memorial service this week for tech entrepreneur Dave Goldberg.

Why Hollywood Shouldn't Use Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight To Indict Periscope — Piracy looms but Periscope users are part of an active community while pay-per-view events are largely 'lean back' experiences On Saturday night, some of the users on Periscope - Twitter's recently launched live-streaming app - pointed iPhones at their televisions and streamed the big fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Get ready…Periscope will be on Android “soon” — Since Periscope's launch on March 26th, many have been wondering when the Twitter-owned live-streaming app would become available on Android devices. Today, at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York, Periscope CEO & Co-Founder Kavyon Beykpour confirmed Periscope has a team that is working on a beta version of the Android app.

On Periscope, More Possibility Than Piracy — On Saturday night, some of the users on Periscope - Twitter's recently launched live-streaming app - pointed iPhones at their televisions and streamed the big fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Their collective actions sparked a flood of news stories about Periscope and piracy.
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May 23, 2015

RT @horaciobuenano: $TWTR here are some tech reporters that you follow in periscope : @scottbudman @jonfortt @jonerlichman

May 23, 2015

Exclusive content matters to Netflix...& could become key to Spotify's video efforts

May 22, 2015

Cool... @kayvz said he's doing his current @periscopeco live stream from an Android device

May 22, 2015

4.6 million people watched the series finale of AMC's Mad Men, a record for the show

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