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Online video-savvy users aren't charmed by second-screen apps, study says

When it comes to most second-screen apps and personalized recommendations, experienced online video users' attitudes are pretty much "meh," a survey by Piksel for Streaming Media found.

Roku, Apple TV see faster load times than non-dedicated streaming devices

NEW YORK--Dedicated streaming devices like Apple TV and Roku have one distinct advantage over competing devices that offer multiple functionalities: OTT services like Netflix load significantly faster, with programs starting up within 2 seconds on average.

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