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  • Netflix Remains King of Bandwidth Usage, While YouTube Declines

    Netflix, already the biggest single driver of Internet bandwidth, boosted its share of peak broadband traffic on North American broadband networks in March 2014, according to a new report. The No. 1 subscription VOD service accounted for 34.2% of all...
  • PBS Launching 4 New Digital Original Series

    PBS is expanding its digital-video footprint, announcing four new series bowing on YouTube and other platforms that will join its current lineup of 30-plus original shows. Two of the new shows are launching today on the PBS Digital Studios' YouTube...
  • Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed

    Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed
    That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft. As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
  • Xbox 'Halo 5' and Steven Spielberg's 'Halo' TV Series to Launch Fall 2015

    Microsoft will release "Halo 5: Guardians" for the Xbox One and the "Halo" original series from Steven Spielberg in fall 2015, the company announced Friday. The "Halo" sci-fi shooter, Xbox's biggest videogame franchise that debuted in 2001, is produced...
  • Why Google Wants to Hitch Twitch and YouTube

    Google is poised to get its mitts on Twitch. But the billion-dollar acquisition isn't just about live-streaming videogame play, as robust as Twitch's large and fast-growing audience is. In the long run, the deal would pave the way for YouTube to...
  • Xbox One Drops to $399 in June, Gives Free Access to Netflix, HBO Go, Other Apps

    Microsoft said Tuesday it will offer a version of its Xbox One videogame console for $399 without the Kinect motion control sensor starting June 9 in all markets, and give Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners access to entertainment apps like Netflix and HBO Go...
  • Xbox gets into original content with Sarah Silverman, Steven Spielberg

    Xbox gets into original content with Sarah Silverman, Steven Spielberg
    Xbox is getting into the original content game, developing a dozen projects including a variety comedy show pilot hosted by Sarah Silverman, it was announced Monday.  Xbox users have been able to stream content from providers such as Netflix and Hulu on...
  • Glam Media Rebrands, Launches 10 Web Series Out of New LA-Based Studio

    Glam Media is ramping up its original programming efforts under a rebranded identity, the company disclosed at its Digital Content NewFront presentation Tuesday. Now named Mode Media, the 10-year-old firm boasts 250 million unique visitors across its...
  • Marvel Super Heroes Join Disney Infinity Game

    Six of Marvel's superheroes will join Disney Infinity's lineup of characters this fall. After teasing the addition of Marvel's Captain America to the game in a YouTube video, Disney and Marvel officially unveiled the star-spangled hero, as well as Iron...
  • WWE Network Added to Xbox One in Time for Pay-Per-View

    WWE has added its WWE Network to Microsoft's Xbox One videogame console just days before its next pay-per-view, "Extreme Rules," this Sunday. The company has long said its new digital network would be added to the next-generation console this summer. The...
  • Showtime Near Deal to Partner with Xbox Studios on 'Halo' Series

    Xbox Entertainment Studios is deep in negotiations with Showtime to develop a live-action "Halo" drama series that is a high priority for the Microsoft production unit headed by Nancy Tellem. Xbox Studios has been developing a drama series spin on the...