Friday 10.18: News to Know
Hulu Officially Names Mike Hopkins CEO
Hulu has officially named Mike Hopkins as its next CEO.
Opinions & Analysis
‘Breaking Bad’ Creator Vince Gilligan: Piracy Boosted Show’s Popularity
Vince Gilligan said illegal downloads of “Breaking Bad” clearly helped the show win new fans — but he also acknowledged the economic harms caused by piracy.
Aereo To Launch In Detroit On October 28
This should interest Motor City lawyers, as well as viewers there who want to stream programming from local TV stations without a cable/satellite subscription or an antenna.
The Verge http://bit.ly/1aVsAWI
YouTube Is Going Mobile First, Too
Now we can see why YouTube placed such high importance on controlling its mobile experience: It is well on its way to becoming a mobile-first company.
40% Of YouTube Traffic Now Mobile, Up From 25% In 2012, 6% In 2011
It’s hard to get people to concentrate long on anything on their phones and tablets, yet YouTube seems to be the exception. The video service is quickly going mobile, with small screens making up 40% of its traffic now compared to 25% last year, Google said on its earnings call today.
ReelSeo http://bit.ly/16kxHgITags: aereo, Hulu, hulu plus, Mike Hopkins, mobile video, youtube