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Week in research: Roku rules streaming media device world; IPTV gains on cable

The number of broadband-enabled households using streaming media devices like Roku or Apple TV stands at 14 percent, double that of 2011.

LG, Samsung, others show off cable products that look more like Roku, Apple TV

Consumer electronics companies and cable technology vendors are preparing devices and services for the cable industry that incorporate the features found in in streaming media devices like the Roku and Apple TV.

Report: Mobile streaming music revenue to eclipse download revenue this year

Global revenues from mobile streamed music services are expected to jump by more than 40 per cent this year to $1.7 billion (€1.3 billion), according to a new report from Juniper Research.

TVs are top viewing platform for Netflix, research finds

More people are watching Netflix on TV than any other device, according to statistics gleaned by NPD Connected Intelligence and presented in a blog by John Buffone, director of devices.

Yahoo cuts 2,000 job and more layoffs are likely

Yahoo today said it would start informing 2,000 employees, about 14 percent of its workforce, that they were losing their jobs as the company tries to streamline its business and trim expenses,

Roku CEO: OTT is changing the content delivery game

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Anthony Wood, CEO of Roku, opened the third-annual OTTCon by saying over-the-top delivery of content is changing the playing field of how content is delivered and consumed. Wood,

Roku plans 'Streaming Stick' for connected TVs

Connected TV device maker Roku plans to sell a dongle to plug into the back of Internet-ready TVs, making it easier for consumers to get online through their televisions and to access online video

Video: Ex-PSU coach Sandusky: 'I shouldn't have showered with those kids'

Ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, charged with 40 counts of sexually abusing eight boys, told NBC's Bob Costas that he "horsed around with kids" and "hugged them and I have

Cord cutters get a new device that may tip some scales…

Antenna manufacturer Channel Master next month is rolling out an over-the-air, over-the-top video solution that's targeting households that currently don't have a pay-TV subscription. But the

Scrambling Netflix CEO Hastings apologizes, renames DVD-by-mail biz 'Qwikster'

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX)is renaming its iconic DVD-by-mail operation "Qwikster," a move it hopes will help it recover from a PR gaffe that has resulted in lost subscribers and a stock price that has