Viki Strikes Deal With Baidu to Bring Crowd-Translated Programming to China

“Hulu for the rest of the world” enters a big market.
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Hulu Says It Has 5 Million Paying Subscribers and a Billion-Dollar Year

Hulu has 5 million subscribers for its Hulu Plus video subscription service, the company announced today. That’s up from three million a year ago, and four million at the end of April. The company also said it generated $1 billion in revenue this year – a number that outgoing CEO Andy Forssell projected in October.

Web Video Startup Ooyala Raises $43 Million

A big Web video player you haven’t heard of gets a big funding round, all of it from an Australian telco.
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Surprise! You’re Watching More TV Than Ever.

Live TV is down, but on-demand is way up. At this rate, the Death of TV is going to take awhile.
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Is This “The Last Console Generation”? And Nine Other Questions for Sony’s Jack Tretton.

The CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America talks about the launch of the PlayStation 4 and how it stacks up to competitors — both in the living room and in gamers’ pockets.
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Netflix + YouTube = Half Your Broadband Diet

1 + 1 = 3!
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Sports Programming Dominates the Living Room

How sports programming is reshaping the TV landscape and driving a new generation of technology.
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Amazon Mines Its Data Trove to Bet on TV’s Next Hit

(Some) Big Data comes to (Web) TV.

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The Digital TV Endgame: 10-Year Transition to All Things IP

It’s not just a question of content availability.
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The Convergence Tipping Point

The convergence revolution is in its most disruptive phase in television.
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Hulu Gets Its Second New Boss of the Year

Another Key Hulu Executive Leaves

Hulu Gets the Best Show on CBS