ABI Research said the downward trends in tablet shipments are forcing PC brands to develop new survival tactics for their product portfolios.
Amazon executives met with FCC officials last week to discuss the pay-TV industry's alternative proposal to the agency's "Unlock the Box" NPRM.
In one of the bigger announcements yet relating to the downloading of mobile video, Amazon said it will start letting Prime Video customers, and those who buy movies and TV shows from its transactional platform, download the product to Android phone SD cards.
Amazon's continued strong relationship with PBS, in addition to new pricing options announced recently, likely will lead to strong second-quarter and year-end results, according to Jefferies, which rated the retail and SVOD giant a "buy" with a target price of $865, more than $100 above its current trading price.
Amazon is slashing the price of two new, unlocked Android phones to subscribers of its Prime service who are willing to accept advertising and pre-installed Amazon apps on the devices.
Amazon has officially released its first slate of HDR programming, plying the format to the second season of original series Bosch, was well as Sony Pictures movie titles including The Smurfs 2, After Earth, Men in Black 3, Hancock, Salt, Pineapple Express, Fury, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Chappie and Elysium.
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said that Starz and the newly rebranded Starz Encore channels are doing well and that Amazon is having a lot of success selling the recently launched Starz standalone OTT product.
Want to find out what the Amazon Alexa Voice Service is all about? Now, Amazon is empowering developers to give Alexa a try thanks to its Echoism.io Alexa skill testing tool.
Retail and streaming video giant Amazon is well positioned to increase the amount of original content it produces, while still turning a profit, a new research note from Ampere Analysis says. That's because its Prime subscribers' spending behaviors drive profitability across its site. Further, Amazon may be looking to expand its Streaming Partners Program internationally, a launch the research firm says "is imminent."
Facebook and Microsoft have hatched plans to build their own submarine cable network that will bypass congested network routes.