It was only a matter of time before YouTube would begin offering more paid content. YouTube TV will be an alluring offering that will provide live and on-demand TV service with DVR capabilities.
'Planet of the Apps' is Apple's first attempt at creating an original TV show. It will be a launch pad for new ideas with a $10 million investment at stake and the first trailer was released today.
Vizio has agreed to pay a $2.2 million settlement, after the FTC and New Jersey's AG alleged that the company had collected a "mountain of data" on viewers' activities, and sold it to third parties.
Sony just entered the OLED TV market with a bang. Their new flagship display is free-standing, delivers 4K imagery via 8 million OLED pixels and, to top it off, the screen panel itself delivers sound.
If you have a supported Samsung TV, a new update will be rolling out that will enable YouTube's HDR content. The update will go live in December and will roll out globally in the coming weeks.
Best Buy is currently offering a bundle of the 500 GB Xbox One S console and a 55-inch LG 4K television on its website. The deal is available for interested parties until September 10th.
Apple has been eyeing the TV space for a good, long while now, but recently, the company was forced to abandon a big part of its plans. Now Apple is focusing on its TV guide feature.
Apple is looking for 100 "exceptional developers" to take part in its new unscripted reality show, promising 'mentorship', funding from VCs investing up to $10m, and a ton of promotion for their apps.
Ten months ago, Microsoft announced that TV DVR functionality would be added to its Xbox One in 2016. Today, the company says it's no longer developing the feature, as it's focusing instead on gaming.
Originally launched in 2014, Microsoft has released the newest version of Skype TX, the studio-grade version of its video communications app, designed specifically for the broadcast industry.
According to a recent study, young people now spend more time online than watching television. A majority of children now reportedly watch shows through on-demand services or through YouTube.
The new company has promised a home TV antenna designed to stream live and recorded content to any device, unlike Aereo which housed individual antennas and was ruled illegal.
In a futile attempt to garner revenue and get out of financial trouble, Sharp has asked its employees to buy the company's products. This move is a result of facing strong competition from rivals.
Xiaomi has launched the Mi TV 3, successor to the Mi TV 2 it had launched earlier this year. The new TV offers a bigger screen at 4K resolution, at just 11.6-mm thick and runs Android.
Reports are emerging, stating that the BBC has begun tightening access to iPlayer, their in-house on-demand streaming service. This comes in response to the popularity of the service outside the UK.
A television station in Switzerland has decided to abandon standard TV cameras for iPhones for its news broadcast. It is reportedly an attempt to reinvent broadcasting, as well as to help cut costs.
Sharp has announced that it will be the first company to produce a working 8K screen, quadrupling the resolution of 4K, planned to go on sale some time in October.
LG will invest $8.5bn in OLED display technology over the next three years, in an effort to establish itself as a leader in OLED TVs and a new generation of devices with truly flexible displays.
A former Xbox Entertainment Studios TV project debuted to rave reviews on AMC, though it's not an indication that Microsoft should have kept its video-producing subsidiary.
Guests who stay in a Marriott hotel will soon be able to access Netflix on their hotel TV, free of charge, from their existing Netflix account - the first hotel chain to offer such a feature.
Microsoft is bringing Xbox One TV tuner support to the U.S. and Canada following a release in European markets, bringing broadcast stations to the console for those without cable or satellite.
A new report claims that Apple is looking to launch a new web TV subscription service with big name partners from the industry. It's supposed to be unveiled later this summer and launch in September.
"House of Cards" third season can now be streamed on Netflix well in advance of its scheduled Feb. 27 premiere date, likely indicating the streaming giant posted the show in error.
Owners of Samsung's smart TVs say their viewing of movies and videos is being interrupted by intrusive ads - even in apps from third-parties such as Plex and Foxtel, who deny any knowledge of the ads.
Apple is rumored to be working on an iTunes-branded subscription music service, but it's also said to be developing a new web TV service, offering "bundles of programming" directly to its customers.
Sling TV launched to pre-registered users today, albeit without an Xbox One app. A time frame hasn't been revealed for when the app will be released, but Microsoft says it's coming "soon."
A law has been expanded in Taiwan that obliges parents to regulate their children's time on the usage of electronic devices. The law now also equates excessive gadget use with smoking and drinking.
Netflix has announced three new originally produced shows, including a Bill Burr animated comedy and a sci-fi thriller starring Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy.
The BBC has announced that viewers and listeners can now catch up on programmes they missed for up to 30 days after broadcast - up from just seven days - although some exceptions will apply.
You can now pre-order Samsung's gigantic 105-inch curved TV with Ultra HD / 4K resolution - available for $129,000. (You read that right: one hundred and twenty-nine THOUSAND dollars.)
Google has announced Android TV, its latest effort to bring content - including TV, movies, music and games - into living rooms, with Sony and Sharp among the first manufacturers to support it.
Halo Nightfall, Ridley Scott's upcoming live-action series, will tell the story of Agent Locke, the 'mystery Spartan' seen in artwork for Halo 5: Guardians, who will have "a key role" in the new game.
It appears that the nearly $50 billion merger is contingent on one very important DirecTV asset: NFL Sunday Ticket. Without it, AT&T will back out of the deal and not purchase the satellite company.
Confirming the rumors, AT&T has announced it will acquire the satellite TV provider DirecTV for a total of $48.5 billion in a combination of cash and stock. The deal is supposed to close in 12 months.
Microsoft already has the Xbox One at the high end, but it's surprising the company hasn't yet launched a low-end device for television to tie all its services into one coherent package.
The season four premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones" will be free to stream on Xbox Video from today until Monday. Some cable and satellite providers will offer the episode on-demand for free as well.
Microsoft is reportedly working on a TV show loosely based on the life of hip-hop artist Nas in the early 1990s, before he became a mainstream sensation. Nas will allegedly write parts of the show.
Microsoft accidentally leaked the mid-season premiere of "The Walking Dead" for free on Xbox Live a day before it was scheduled to make its debut on AMC.
Apple is reportedly working on a new set-top box, possibly as part of its Apple TV line, that will support games. The product would reportedly launch in March or earlier.
United States-based television provider Time Warner Cable lost 215,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013, amidst a potential bid for takeover.
Microsoft is in the process of developing a completely original programming series exclusive to the Xbox 360 and Xbox One that users will be able to start streaming in early 2014.
A report claims that PrimeSense, which developed the motion-tracking tech in Microsoft's original Kinect sensor, has been purchased by Apple for $345m, following rumours of takeover talks in July.
Microsoft says it will share more on its original television series plans for the Xbox One by the end of 2013, with "hundreds of ideas" in potential development with its LA-based content team.
Do you want to watch any television show from any country at any time on any device? That's what YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley says is the future and the media providers need to wake up to that fact.
As Microsoft works to strengthen its entertainment credentials, the company has hired a UK TV executive to join its Xbox team, "building amazing TV content experiences for Xbox's millions of users".
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is reportedly visiting Hollywood to develop partnerships with television studios for the company's upcoming Xbox One console that will feature extensive multimedia options.
The phenomenally popular mobile app Draw Something is set to become a TV game show called 'Draw It!', with a cash prize up for grabs as contestants team up with celebrities against the clock.
Attendees of Microsoft's Las Vegas launch for its Surface Pro tablet got to see the company's first commercial for the device before it airs on television during tonight's Grammy Awards.
The launch of Apple's new integrated television is "imminent", according to analysts Jefferies & Company - who made similar claims a year ago, and again three months ago.
Microsoft has finally kicked off its official Windows 8 campaign with a commercial that is titled "Windows 8 is Coming Soon" that, as the name suggests, marks the upcoming release of Windows 8.