The new company, called Aereo, held a news conference on Tuesday in Manhattan to demonstrate its service, which will go on sale on March 14. The service will cost subscribers $12 a month and will only work in the New York City.
Aereo will stream all of the programming of the major networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC) and will include an Internet-powered digital video recorder.
If I’m not mistaken, services like this have been shut down for legal reasons before. But they claim to be operating within copyright laws so we’ll see.
Interesting idea but the market for movie sites is already saturated enough as it is. I guess it will all come down to the execution. Also, the title is a little strange.
The price is well below the $100 million that News Corp. had been hoping for and a chasm away from its one-time billion valuation.
The deal includes a halfing of Myspace’s staff of 400, as well as other cost cuts. It’s likely Myspace CEO Mike Jones and other top staff will remain only for an interim period.
Simply put Pottermore is a free website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books.”
There will be “additional information that [Rowling has] been hoarding for years about the world of Harry Potter.”
"Pottermore will be the place that fans of any age can share, participate in and rediscover the stories," the Scottish author said. "It will also be the exclusive place to purchase digital audio books and, for the first time, eBooks of the Harry Potter series."
We could soon be listening to Spotify within Facebook, according to reports from sources close to the deal. Forbes is reporting that the integrated service is going through testing, but when it drops (in as little as two weeks), Facebook users will see Spotify’s icon appear…
From the article:
Although NBC has continued to allow its recently canceled superhero farce The Cape to bleed out in primetime, the ratings have been unsurprisingly grim: The show’s ninth and most recent episode on Feb. 28 scored a series low of 4.1 million viewers. So today the network has announced that it won’t even air the tenth and final episode, but will instead release it exclusively online. Aww, but that’s the good one!
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
You’ve Got Mail (1998) - Dated in both website and film content.
Patch Adams (1998)
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Wild Wild West (1999)
Man on the Moon (1999)
American Beauty (1999)
Pay it Forward (2000)
Battlefield Earth (2000)
What. Howard Stern going to Apple? This is better than when The Beatles went to iTunes.
As I alluded to the other day, Stern is moving to the Web.
New York magazine is spinning off Vulture, its entertainment and culture vertical, as a standalone site on Tuesday, in the hopes that showcasing it away from “New York” (both the media brand and province) can attract national advertising — and lead it to profitability.
Become of fan of Become of fan
This is so meta, and I like it.