Friday 11.8: News to Know
Here’s How Xbox One Plans to Control Your Living Room
A day after Sony revealed the 11 entertainment apps that would be available on the PlayStation 4 when the console launches in a week, Microsoft has rolled out which apps users will be able to download and access on the Xbox One.
LA Times http://lat.ms/1d47OWG
Streaming Video News
Jason Kilar Poaches Another Key Hulu Exec For ‘Fremont Project’
Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is raiding the video service once again for talent. This time he’s bringingHulu‘s VP-product Lonn Lee aboard his secretive startup The Fremont Project.
Ad Age http://bit.ly/1gwdqxB
‘Alpha House’ Creator Garry Trudeau On Creating “HBO-Quality” TV On Amazon; ‘Betas’ Panel Stresses Character Over Cliché
Amazon Studios tonight introduced its first two original series, comedies Alpha House andBetas, during a TV Academy event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre. And the recurring theme was creating quality TV.
Blockbuster, Netflix and the end of movies as a product
Blockbuster going out of business isn’t just about Netflix winning over DVD rentals — it’s about the end of movies as a product.
Why Disney Chose to Put Marvel’s New TV Shows on Netflix
Disney to use Netflix to raise the awareness for some of its lesser-known superheroes.
Backlash Against New YouTube Comments Begins with Subbable
Not everyone is happy with YouTube’s new comment system that launched site-wide Thursday.
YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim asks: ‘Why the f*** do I need a Google+ account to comment on a video?’
Google+ Video Explain Those YouTube Comment Updates, Sort Of
Not to continually poke this thing with a big sharp stick but the new YouTube comments system…how is that working out for you all?
PNC Uses Humor In Video Campaign
PNC Bank has launched its first online-only, video-driven campaign.
MTV EMAs: Viacom, Twitter Sign up Cosmetics Firm for European Social Media Video Ad Campaign
Viacom’s Viacom International Media Networks unit and Twitter have reached an agreement with cosmetics company Cosnova that they said will make it the first firm to launch a social video advertising campaign via the tech firm’s Twitter Amplify platform on a pan-European basis.
Nerdist Channel Gives Us All ‘Reasons to Be Scared of the Future’
The Nerdist Channel is afraid of the future. Hell, we all should be; with drones aplenty and those motion-sensor singing sea bass toys, T-1000 is just around the corner. It’s why Rhys Darby, host of the Nerdist Channel’s new show “Reasons to Be Scared of the Future,” is, well, so scared of the future.
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