Hulu touts about TV anytime, anywhere. But hooking your TV to the Net? Crazy talk!
I had an epiphany early last year when I visited Hulu for an article David Kirkpatrick and I were writing about the unexpectedly successful young venture.
Watching TV shows on Hulu was such a pleasant experience with Hulu that the company should encourage users to connect their PCs to televisions. Technologically it's not a difficult thing to MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Nov 11, 2009 6:52 AM ET
Apple (AAPL), a company that counts Al Gore among its board members and whose CEO once dated Joan Baez, found itself the unlikely target of an advertising boycott campaign this week.
The issue is an iPhone ad that appeared on the Aug. 7 broadcast of the Glenn Beck show on the Fox News Channel (NWS).
Under pressure from advocacy groups, more than a dozen companies, including ConAgra (CAG), Geico, Procter & Gamble MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 15, 2009 9:17 AM ET
Startups Joost and Veoh try to retool while network-backed Hulu cruises.
The Web video shakeout has begun. Hulu, a venture of NBC, ABC, and Fox, is growing nicely, aided in part by a slick marketing campaign using, of all things, television ads starring Alec Baldwin. But a slew of smaller sites are starting to reformulate their strategies in the hope of surviving.
Joost, which was started by the founders of Skype Technologies, MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Jul 30, 2009 12:18 PM ET
The Macworld Conference & Expo, Silicon Valley's largest technology trade show, opens Monday. But the moment everyone is waiting for comes Tuesday morning, when Steve Jobs makes his annual keynote address at San Francisco's Moscone Center.
Jobs has set a high bar for himself. At Macworld 2006, he introduced the first Intel (INTC)-based Macs -- sparking a burst of sales that nearly doubled Apple's (AAPL) market share from roughly MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 14, 2008 2:00 AM ET
There are few things Steve Jobs loves more than a dramatic Macworld surprise announcement, but three weeks before his annual keynote speech, someone - my guess would be Rupert Murdoch - just stole his thunder.
Several sources this morning - including the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal - are reporting that Apple (AAPL) and News Corp. (NWS) have struck a deal for a new video-on-demand service that could change MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 27, 2007 8:09 AM ET
Two developments in the wake of NBC Universal's (GE) weekend exit from Apple's (AAPL) iTunes store:
Ruport Murdoch's Twentieth Century Fox (NWS) is reported to be "actively negotiating" with Apple to put new releases and catalog titles on iTunes beginning in early 2008. According to Rich Greenfield at Pali Research (link; activation required) several things have changed to break the deadlock, including growing levels of movie piracy and new flexibility on MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 4, 2007 9:04 AM ET
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