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If you stream video, chances are it’s on an Apple device
/ June 8, 2015 1:52 pm
If you stream video, chances are it’s on an Apple device

Mashable reports "Apple is in a "dominant position" in online video, according to a new study.Apple took a 62% share of "TV Everywhere" usage in the first quarter of 2015. That means nearly two-thirds of the the time someone started a video on services like Netflix or Hulu, they used hardware made by Apple.". Read More

Showtime’s New Streaming Service Coming to Roku, PlayStation Vue
/ June 8, 2015 1:47 pm
Showtime’s New Streaming Service Coming to Roku, PlayStation Vue

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Showtime's new streaming service will be available on more than just Apple devices when it launches this July. Showtime has pacted with Roku to make the $10.99 per month app available on Roku players and Roku TV models. Meanwhile, Sony Network Entertainment International will include the Showtime streaming app on cloud-based TV service PlayStation Vue.". Read More

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Apple Building Out Super-Fast Internet Network for Content Delivery
/ June 8, 2015 1:25 pm
Apple Building Out Super-Fast Internet Network for Content Delivery

Variety reports "Apple is in the process of upgrading ultra-fast Internet links among its four biggest U.S. data centers and other distribution hubs to more efficiently deliver video, music and other digital content, Bloomberg reported Monday.". Read More

Major Labels Want a Bigger Share From Apple’s Music Service
/ June 5, 2015 2:00 pm
Major Labels Want a Bigger Share From Apple’s Music Service

Variety reports "Negotiations between Apple and the three major labels for Apple’s upcoming streaming music service are down to the 11th hour, according to a Bloomberg report that also details why the two sides haven’t been able to reach a deal: The labels want a bigger share of the service’s revenue than they get from Spotify and other existing services.". Read More

Apple rewrites app economics for media
/ June 5, 2015 1:21 pm
Apple rewrites app economics for media

The Financial Times reports "Apple is planning a departure from the pricing formula that has defined the economics of digital media for a decade, which would cut the 30 per cent fee that media companies pay on subscriptions.". Read More

Apple’s TV Service Delayed: Getting Local Rights Taking Longer
/ June 2, 2015 1:11 pm
Apple’s TV Service Delayed: Getting Local Rights Taking Longer

Variety reports "Apple would love to let you watch TV from local broadcasters when it launches its long-rumored online TV service. But getting those rights is tough, which is why the company won’t announce the service at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco next month.". Read More

Apple Promotes iPhone Innovator Jonathan Ive to Chief Design Officer
/ May 26, 2015 11:46 am

Billboard reports "Apple tech guru Jonathan Ive says he's been promoted to the company's chief design officer, making him one of the most powerful people in the world's most valuable company. Ive, who as a lead designer with the company helped conceive the iconic Apple looks of products like the iPod, iPad and Apple Watch, confirmed the promotion in an interview published Tuesday in the Daily Telegraph.". Read More

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