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Hulu Hires the Brains Behind Xbox One’s User Experience

Microsoft’s Xbox One user experience has long been viewed as a leader in the industry, and Hulu just hired the brains behind it. Hulu hired Richard Irving as vice president of product management. He comes from Microsoft where his responsibilities included the user experience for platform including Xbox apps on Windows 10, iOS, Android, and […]

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Twenty-Five Percent of US Homes Are Cord Cutters

A recent study from GfK, a research firm, shows that cord cutting is not only strong but continues to grow. The GfK 2016 Ownership and Trend Report shows that overall just 73% of US households pay for a pay TV service such as cable or satellite. Seventeen percent of US TV households now rely on […]

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Sling TV Is Giving Away FREE HBO

Been thinking about giving HBO a try? Today may be your lucky day, because all Sling TV subscribers have free access to HBO and all of the HBO On-Demand content! Today is your last day to get in on this great deal! You’ll have access to the weekend’s hottest shows, including the newest episodes of […]

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Streaming Player Sales Set a New Records in 2015

The growth of cord cutting and of new streaming services drove sales of streaming players to a new record in 2015. Digital media adapters (DMAs), also known as streaming media players, such as Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Apple TV boxes, saw a 15% jump in sales over 2014 to 42 million devices sold in […]

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Amazon’s Prime Day Was a Huge Boon for Cord Cutters

Amazon just had their second annual Prime Day for subscribers of their Prime service. From all reports, the sales of cord cutting-related items hit all-time highs. Amazon sold over half a million Fire TV devices during Prime Day, according to reports. So why is this important to cord cutters? Even if most of those Fire […]

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Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Inc., introduces the Kindle Fire HD tablets at a news conference in Santa Monica, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Inc. is updating its line of Kindle e-readers and tablets in a bid to stoke consumer demand as Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. join the crowded market of machines challenging Apple Inc.?s iPad. Photographer: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Amazon Video Closes the Subscriber Gap with Netflix

Netflix has long been the leader in the United States when it comes to number of people who use their streaming service. Now it looks like, at least with cord cutters, Amazon Video is closing the gap. According to a recently Cord Cutters News survey of our readers, Netflix is the number 1 streaming service […]

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Pac-12 Networks & Twitter Sign Live Streaming Deal

Twitter has been named the premier streaming partner for Pac-12 Plus, a broadband network that’s poised to offer more than 150 live Pac-12 events in 2016 and 2017. Well there will be no Pac-12 football games, Twitter will stream other sports such as soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, baseball, ice hockey, swimming & diving, softball, track & field, wrestling, lacrosse, […]

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