Friday 9.6: News to Know
FilmOn X Ordered To Stop Streaming TV Shows
FilmOn X, like its rival Aereo, allows people to stream over-the-air TV to iPhones and other devices.
Opinions & Analysis
In recent months, unlimited entertainment services for kids have proliferated. We took a look at the options in two categories: Ebooks and video.
Who Watches the Gamers? — A Look at PAX Prime Coverage from GameTrailers, Revision3, and Machinima
As a case study, let’s look at how each covered last weekend’s PAX Prime, one of the gaming industry’s biggest conferences.
David Cronenberg Stars in a Very, Very Perplexing Digital Project
Ever wonder what what being in a David Cronenberg film feels like?
Deals & Signings
David Beebe Launches Digital Studio, Inks First Deal with FishBowl
About a month ago, Variety reported that FishBowl World Media president and CEO Bruce Gersh was set to exit the company.
The Haps with Apps
GetGlue Now Tells You ‘What to Watch’ on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon
Social TV service GetGlue has released a new version of its iPhone app, which now includes a “What to Watch” feature that gives users access to the latest film and TV programming on various video streaming services.
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Streaming Video News
Xbox Partners With Tel Aviv Video Discovery Startup Jinni To Power Video Recommendations
After a successful pilot project, Tel Aviv startup Jinni, a provider of natural language processing-based video content recommendations, has been chosen by Xbox to power its Xbox content catalog recommendations over the course of a multi-year licensing agreement.
ABC Debuts Three Pilots First on Hulu — Does This Strategy Matter?
Netflix Privacy Settlement Faces Challenge
Some Netflix users are asking a federal appellate court to vacate the company’s $9 million settlement of a class-action privacy lawsuit.
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