The Convergence Tipping Point

The convergence revolution is in its most disruptive phase in television.


Spy Cameras, Secret Audio Help Fight Movie Piracy

Two startups are combating bootlegs in different ways.

Walmart’s Cloud Movie Service Shapes Up

“Disc to digital” didn’t make much sense last year, but the retailer is making some key improvements.

Tipping Point? We’re Watching More Web Video on TVs Than on PCs.

A story about devices, and a story about content.
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Digital Game Revenue Wasn’t Enough to Offset Broader Industry Declines in Q3

Revenue from mobile and social games, among other categories, is growing, but not at a fast enough clip to offset the declines witnessed in the traditional games market.

Coming to a Gadget Near You: A Movie for All Your Screens

A new service called UltraViolet lets users buy a movie once and then watch it on any of their gadgets.

Thanks, Thor! Hollywood Sells Some Discs After All.

Turns out some people are still interested in buying movies, not renting them — for a certain group of titles.

Intel And Apple To Debut Thunderbolt Video and Data Connection Today

Intel will debut a new connection technology for PCs that combines a high-speed data connection and a high-quality video connection into a single cable. Its name: Thunderbolt. And Apple will debut computers using it today.

Maybe UltraViolet, the Ginormous Media Cloud Locker Thingy, Won't Fail, After All. What Do You Say, Steve Jobs?

A big “everyone but Apple” coalition of hardware and software companies might be able to make a cloud-based media service work. If Apple will play along.


How Videogames Are Changing the Economy

This fall, the Chinese National University of Defense Technology announced that it had created the world’s fastest supercomputer, Tianhe-1A, which clocks in at 2.5 petaflops (or 2,500 trillion operations) per second. This is the shape of the world to comeā€”but not in the way you might think.

Hulu Plus Cuts Its Price, After All–By $2

Boxee Goes Hunting for Big Bucks

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