Amazon Prime To Stream HBO Shows

In a major licensing deal, HBO will offer its biggest original series including The Sopranos and Big Love to Amazon Prime customers as part of an exclusive agreement reached between the two parties Wednesday.


AllSeen Alliance Accelerates 'Internet of Everything'

Two dozen connectivity and home networking heavyweights – including Cisco and Qualcomm – plus consumer electronics firm such as LG, Panasonic and Sharp have joined the new AllSeen Alliance, which will seek to coordinate features on the “Internet of Everything.”  

Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport

With its landmark Disney carriage deal, an agreement that provides the building blocks for Dish Network to launch its own “virtual over-the-top” online video service, the satellite giant could effectively have driven a stake through the kangaroo heart of its controversial ad-skipping service, the AutoHop.

Discovery, Mediacom, Comcast Cable 'Say Yes To The Prom'

Spring is almost upon us, which means prom season is not too far behind. Discovery Communications is already preparing for the big night with a national expansion of its "Say Yes To the Prom" initiative promoting positive self-esteem in high school girls.

Redstone Lawyers Dispute Incompetency Claims

Lawyers for Viacom and CBS chairman Sumner Redstone fired back at his former companion’s claims that he is unaware of his surroundings and unable to make basic decisions about his personal care, claiming the media mogul is as mentally sharp and opinionated as ever.


NBC, Family: Frank Gifford Had CTE

Frank Gifford, the late New York Giants football great and sports broadcaster, had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), the degenerative brain disease that has been found in numerous former pro football players.


That is according to a statement from his family issued Wednesday by NBC.


LG Hawks Roku-Powered TVs

Roku has bulked up its integrated TV strategy, albeit temporarily for the holiday buying season, with integrations on two HD models from LG Electronics being sold at Best Buy – a 55-inch model that’s on sale for $549.99, and a 65-inch version that r

Judge Grants BMG Judgment in DMCA Suit Against Cox

In a decision that could have implications for other Internet service providers, a U.S. District Judge has granted in part and denied in part music rights company BMG's request for summary judgment in its suit against Cox Communications. The complaint against Cox is that it was not sufficiently responsive to BMG's requests that it terminate the accounts of subscribers who repeatedly infringed copyrights.