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Netflix Licensed Content Generates 80% of US Viewing, Study Finds 106 comments
Comcast Is Bundling Netflix Into Cable Packages 45 comments
Apple Is Developing a TV Show Based On Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series 141 comments
Amazon Plans Blockbuster TV Series Based On Chinese Sci-Fi Trilogy 'The Three-Body Problem' 158 comments
YouTube To Follow Amazon By Screening Its Movies Inside Theaters 36 comments
LG Releases Open-Sourced Version of webOS in Hopes To Push It Beyond TVs and Smart Refrigerators 96 comments
Cable Industry Finally Fights Cord Cutting With Fewer Ads 106 comments
The Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy Returns With the Original Cast 84 comments
Samsung's New TVs Are Almost Invisible 158 comments
HBO's Fahrenheit 451 Trailer Teases Dystopian World Filled With Burning 'Chaos' 171 comments
Soderbergh's Thriller Shot on iPhone Premieres in Berlin 62 comments
New Data Shows Netflix's Number of Movies Has Gone Down By Thousands of Titles Since 2010 117 comments
Tickbox Must Remove Pirate Streaming Add-ons From Sold Devices 70 comments
YouTube TV Is Adding More Channels, But It's Also Getting More Expensive 79 comments
Man Handed Conditional Prison Sentence for Spreading Information About Popcorn Time Service 120 comments
Viacom To Launch Its Own Streaming Service this Year 64 comments
AIs Have Replaced Aliens As Our Greatest World Destroying Fear 227 comments
Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds 102 comments
Hulu, NBC Experience Glitches During Super Bowl Telecast 98 comments
Slashdot Asks: What Are Some Sci-Fi Books, Movies, and TV Shows You're Looking Forward To? 364 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can I Build a Private TV Channel For My Kids? 163 comments
Netflix Executives Say 'Bright' Success Proves Film Critics Are 'Disconnected From Mass Appeal' 330 comments
Netflix Is Now Worth More Than $100 Billion 49 comments
Google Just Broke Amazon's Workaround For YouTube On Fire TV 264 comments
Is There a Warning in 'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams'? 51 comments
TiVo Sues Comcast Again, Alleging Operator's X1 Infringes Eight Patents 58 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Media Streaming Device? 206 comments
The World's First 88-inch 8K OLED Display 136 comments
That Game on Your Phone May Be Tracking What You're Watching on TV 98 comments
Slashdot Asks: What Are Some Books, Movies, Documentaries and Shows From This Year That You Liked and Recommend To Others? 91 comments
Firefox Is Now Available On Amazon's Fire TV, Bringing YouTube Access With It 49 comments
Cable TV's Password-Sharing Crackdown Is Coming 143 comments
What's The Best TV Show About Working in Tech? 197 comments
Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed 307 comments
What Disney's Acquisition of Fox Means For the Future of Film and TV 139 comments
T-Mobile Is Becoming a Cable Company 92 comments
Jordan Peele To Executive Produce CBS 'The Twilight Zone' Reboot 64 comments
40 Percent of America Will Cut the Cord By 2030, New Report Predicts 114 comments
Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams Team Up For 'Star Trek' Movie 228 comments
Not Even Free TV Can Get People To Stop Pirating Movies and TV Shows 221 comments
Amazon Launches Web Browser For Fire TV 61 comments
HDMI 2.1 Is Here With 10K and Dynamic HDR Support 176 comments
Tom Baker Returns To Finish Shelved Doctor Who Episodes Penned By Douglas Adams 83 comments
Plex's DVR Can Now Automatically Remove Commercials For You 75 comments
A Third of Americans Still Buy and Rent Videos 126 comments
Television's Most Infamous Hack Is Still a Mystery 30 Years Later 116 comments
FCC Approves Next-Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard 158 comments
FCC Repeals Decades-Old Rules Blocking Broadcast Media Mergers 146 comments
Ads May Soon Stalk You on TV Like They Do on Your Facebook Feed 203 comments
Amazon Is Making a 'Lord of the Rings' Prequel Series 109 comments
Amazon Developing a Free, Ad-Supported Version of Prime Video: Report 74 comments
Star Trek: Discovery Will Return On January 7th, 2018 278 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can Smart TVs Insert Ads Into Your Movies? 235 comments
Amazon (and Netflix) Pursue a 'Lord of The Rings' TV Series 236 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should I Allow A 'Smart TV' To Connect To The Internet? 299 comments
CBS To Reboot 'The Twilight Zone' 125 comments
Another Million Subscribers Cut the Pay TV Cord Last Quarter 105 comments
How Kodi Took Over Piracy 143 comments
FCC To Loosen TV, Newspaper Ownership Rules 86 comments
DirecTV to Launch Android TV-Based OTT Set-Top Box 28 comments
FCC Ends Decades-Old Rule Designed To Keep TV, Radio Under Local Control 223 comments
Star Trek: Discovery Is Returning For a Second Season 478 comments
Verizon Loses 18,000 Pay TV Subscribers, Signals Delay For Live TV Streaming Service 42 comments
Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device 135 comments
Netflix Adds 5.3 Million Subs In Q3, Beating Forecasts 70 comments
Cord-Cutters Drive Cable TV Subscribers to a 17-Year Low 201 comments
Comcast Pressures Local Cable Firms to Curb Low-Cost TV Packages 98 comments
Hulu Lowers Prices After Netflix Raises Theirs 108 comments
Latest TVs Are Ready for Their Close-Ups 219 comments
According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows 237 comments
T-Mobile Won't Stop Claiming Its Network Is Faster Than Verizon's 106 comments
Hollywood's International War on Kodi Plugins And Video-Streaming Boxes 57 comments
Comcast's New 'Xfinity Instant TV' Streaming Service Charges $18 For What Antennas Offer For Free 91 comments
Star Trek: Discovery Nearly Cracks Pirate Bay's Top 10 In Less Than 24 Hours 390 comments
'Star Trek: Discovery' Premieres Tonight 456 comments
NVIDIA Drops the Basic Shield TV's Price To $180 66 comments
There Will Be 22 Million Cord Cutters By 2018, Says Report 113 comments
South Park's Season Premier Sets Off Everyone's Amazon Echo 291 comments
Disney Is Lone Holdout From Apple's Plan to Sell 4K Movies for $20 148 comments
Rotten Tomatoes Scores Don't Correlate To Box Office Success or Woes, Research Shows 106 comments
The Washington Post Pans Apple-Sponsored School Reform TV Special 162 comments
Disney Is Pulling Star Wars and Marvel Films From Netflix 195 comments
TV Turns 90 117 comments
Binge Watching TV Makes It Less Enjoyable, Study Says 139 comments
Amid Crackdown On Torrent Websites, Some Users Move To Google Drive To Distribute Movies and Shows 84 comments
Google Conducted Hollywood 'Interventions' To Change Look of Computer Scientists 644 comments
Sharp Announces 8K Consumer TVs Now That We All Have 4K 285 comments
Comcast Sues Vermont To Avoid Building 550 Miles of New Cable Lines 201 comments
Apple Pushes Studios to Offer 4K Content for Upcoming Apple TV at Lower Prices, Report Says 76 comments
Mayweather-McGregor Streaming Glitches Prompt Lawsuit Against Showtime 118 comments
Columnist Mocks The Case Against Cord-Cutting As 'Too Many Choices' 314 comments
Streaming Glitches Delay Massively Hyped Mayweather-McGregor Boxing Match 186 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Non-Smart TV Sets? 320 comments
Apple Is Planning a 4K Upgrade For Its TV Box 63 comments
Samsung TV Owners Furious After Software Update Leaves Sets Unusable 346 comments
Roku Is the Top Streaming Device In the US and Still Growing, Report Finds 96 comments
Plex Responds, Will Allow Users To Opt Out Of Data Collection 91 comments
Should Plex Stop Allowing Users To Opt Out of Data Collection? 158 comments
How Hackers Can Use Pop Songs To 'Watch' You 33 comments
Netflix Plans To Spend $7 Billion On Content In 2018 97 comments
Why Does Hollywood Remain Out of Step With the Body-Positive Movement? 688 comments
Roku Gets Tough On Pirate Channels, Warns Users 79 comments
YouTube Has An Illegal TV Streaming Problem 119 comments
Samsung Pushes Its 4K/HDR TV Service in Europe 55 comments
Netflix Discussing Keeping Streaming Rights To Disney's Marvel, Star Wars Films 52 comments
HBO Hacker Leaks Message From HBO Offering $250,000 'Bounty Payment' 60 comments
Facebook Launches Watch Tab For Video Shows, Uses TV's 75-Year-Old Marketing Pitch 40 comments
Disney Ditching Netflix Keeps Piracy Relevant 263 comments
David Letterman Returning to TV With Netflix Talk Show 70 comments
Game of Thrones Hackers Demand Ransom 70 comments
CBS Delaying 'Star Trek: Discovery' To Maintain Quality 228 comments
Millennials Unearth an Amazing Hack to Get Free TV: the Antenna 564 comments
Hackers Break Into HBO's Networks, May Have Leaked 'Game of Thrones' Script 82 comments
YouTube Red and Google Play Music Will Merge To Create a New Service 59 comments
AT&T Loses Record Number of Traditional TV Subscribers In Q2, Drops 156,000 DirecTV Satellite Customers 83 comments
George A. Romero, Martin Landau Both Died This Weekend 53 comments
Tech Companies Capture A Third Of This Year's Emmy Nominations 31 comments
Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord Announced: Actress Jodie Whittaker 508 comments
Netflix Shows Are All Worldwide Hits -- Until They're Not 193 comments
Amazon Prime Will Soon Be More Popular Than Cable TV 116 comments
TV Networks Hide Bad Ratings With Typos, Report Says 115 comments
HBO and Cinemax Come To Hulu, But You'll Need the New App To Watch 67 comments
Forced Arbitration Isn't 'Forced' Because No One Has To Buy Service, Says AT&T 342 comments
PBS Bets $3 Million That Monkeys Are Better CS Preschool Teachers Than Rabbits 82 comments
Amazon Will Offer Prime Video At Half-Price In All New Markets For Six More Months 34 comments
Netflix Launches New 'Interactive Shows' That Let Viewers Dictate the Story 104 comments
BBC Technical Glitch Leaves TV Presenter In Silence 56 comments
Domestic Appliances Guzzle Far More Energy Than Advertised, Says EU Survey 205 comments
How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence 79 comments
The Best And Worst ISPs According To Consumer Reports 90 comments
'Star Trek: Discovery' Gets September Premiere Date On CBS & CBS All Access, Season 1 Split In Two 243 comments
Studio-Defying VidAngel Launches New Video-Filtering Platform 201 comments
Pirate Bay Is Infringing Copyright, European Court of Justice Rules 108 comments
We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier 263 comments
Netflix Has More American Subscribers Than Cable TV 74 comments
Ask Slashdot: Your Favorite Subscription Services? 223 comments
Sharp To Americans: You Don't Want to Buy a Sharp-Brand TV 115 comments
That Time Adam West, TV's 'Batman', Also Advocated For Videogames 38 comments
Younger Millennials Don't Know What Networks Are Responsible For TV Shows, Unless It's Netflix 185 comments
What Are Some Documentaries and TV Shows That You Recommend To Others? 278 comments
Apple's 'Planet of the Apps' Reality Show Is 'Bland, Tepid, Barely Competent Knock-off of 'Shark Tank' 78 comments
Cable TV 'Failing' As a Business, Cable Industry Lobbyist Says 185 comments
Hackers Leak Eight Episodes of An Unreleased ABC Show 87 comments
Movie Studios Are Blaming Rotten Tomatoes For Killing Movies No One Wants To See 316 comments
Bill Simmons Says ESPN Blew It By Not Embracing Tech 120 comments
UCF Research Could Bring 'Drastically' Higher Resolution To Your Phone and TV 108 comments
Comcast Customer Satisfaction Drops 6% After TV Price Hikes, ACSI Says 52 comments
Cord-Cutters Are Ditching Their Cable Packages At the Fastest Rate Ever 204 comments
The Cable TV Industry Is Getting Even Less Popular 104 comments
Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows 15 comments
EU Passes 'Content Portability' Rules Banning Geofencing 119 comments
Families Will Spend More Than a Third of Summer Staring At Screens 103 comments
Star Trek Discovery's First Trailer Brings a New Ship, New Characters, and Old Conflicts 507 comments
Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More 37 comments
Popular Torrent Site ExtraTorrent Permanently Shuts Down 169 comments
Amazon Targets Cord Cutters With First-Ever Integrated Fire TV Sets 80 comments
Our Obsession With Trailers Is Making Movies Worse 206 comments
Our Obsession With Trailers Is Making Movies Worse 28 comments
Streaming Services Will Pay Writers More Under New Writers Guild Pact 64 comments
HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Joins The Push For A Decentralized Web 115 comments
Going After Netflix, Cannes Bans Streaming-Only Movies From Competition Slots 136 comments
The Apple Watch Outsold Every Other Wearable Last Quarter 109 comments
Cord-Cutting Spikes Fivefold In Cable TV's Worst Quarter Ever 156 comments
Hulu Launches Its Live TV Streaming Service 53 comments
Hacker Leaks 'Orange Is the New Black' Episodes After Failing To Extort Netflix 144 comments
BitTorrent is Shutting Down Its Live TV Streaming Service 18 comments
What Happens To Summer TV Binges If Hollywood Writers Strike 205 comments
Netflix Is Now In China Via a Deal With iQiyi 18 comments
WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs 100 comments
Court Rules Fan Subtitles On TV and Movies Are Illegal 137 comments
FCC Takes First Step Toward Allowing More Broadcast TV Mergers 71 comments
Netflix Nears 100 Million Subscribers 47 comments
17 Years Later, A New Season Of MST3K Premiers On Netflix 84 comments
Roku-Enabled TVs Will Soon 'Listen' To Programs You're Watching To Suggest Streaming Content 52 comments
Broadcasters Put New Ad-Skipping Restrictions On YouTube TV 227 comments
TV's Golden Age Is Anything But, Say Writers Preparing To Strike 200 comments
China's LeEco Calls Off Its $2 Billion Purchase of TV Maker Vizio 25 comments
Over 90% of College Students Today Regularly Use Netflix, But Only 34% Are Actually Paying For Their Own Account 55 comments
YouTube Launches 'YouTube TV' In Select Markets 62 comments
A Case For Why Movie-Theater Experience Is Still Worth the Effort 370 comments
Netflix Now Lets You Download Videos Onto Your PC 60 comments
Apple Wants To Sell Premium TV Channels in a Bundle 43 comments
Will Streaming Media Lead To A Massive Writer's Strike? 316 comments
Amazon Bans Sales of Media Player Boxes That Promote Piracy 102 comments
Christopher Nolan and Sofia Coppola Urge Fans To Watch Films in Cinemas, Not On Netflix 360 comments
About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals 76 comments
Enemy Number One is Netflix: The Monster That's Eating Hollywood 312 comments
AMC Plans Ad-Free Streaming Service 40 comments
Hollywood Producer Blames Rotten Tomatoes For Convincing People Not To See His Movie 395 comments
Studios Flirt With Offering Movies Early in Home for $30 128 comments
18 To 24-Year-Olds Are Hitting the Big Screen at Lower Rates 226 comments
Cord-Cutting Isn't Nearly as Significant as Cable Providers Make It Out To Be 143 comments
Netflix Replacing Star Ratings With Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down 97 comments
Movie Theaters Haven't Innovated Beyond Popcorn, Says Netflix CEO 213 comments
DirecTV Admits Screwing Up Regional Sports Fees, Starts Issuing Credits 15 comments
Buying a Samsung TV Online Could Jeopardize Your Data 30 comments
Netflix Will Explore Mobile-Specific Cuts of Its Original Series 80 comments
'The Matrix' Reboot: It's Finally Happened. Hollywood Has Run Out of All the Ideas 542 comments
82% of Kids in 'Netflix Only' Homes Have No Idea What Commercials Are 301 comments
Verizon Wireless Wades Right Back Into the Net Neutrality Debate With Fios Deal 37 comments
Amazon Says It's Open To Pushing Content Through Cable Boxes 21 comments
Despite Netflix and Amazon Prime, Most of the World Watches Pirated Content 244 comments
For the First Time, More US Households Have Netflix Than a DVR 70 comments
Streaming Pirate Content Isn't Illegal, UK Trading Standards Says 70 comments
Streaming TV Sites Now Have More Subscribers Than Cable TV 47 comments
Curated Advertising Is Coming To Highway Billboards 110 comments
Americans Have Fewer TVs On Average Than They Did In 2009 164 comments
YouTube Unveils YouTube TV, Its Live TV Streaming Service 95 comments
One Billion Hours of YouTube Are Watched Every Day 72 comments
In Twenty, Fifty Years, 'We May Be Entertaining AI', Says Netflix CEO 111 comments
Slashdot Asks: Are Curved TVs Worth It? 179 comments
Studios Push for $50 Early Home Movie Rentals 248 comments
70 Percent of Young Swedish Men Are Video Pirates, Study Says 207 comments
Facebook is Bringing Its Social Network To TV, Video App Announced For Apple's and Amazon's Set-Top Boxes 21 comments
Netflix Geoblocking Loosened Under New EU Law 56 comments
Police Arrest Five Men For Selling Kodi Boxes 'Fully Loaded' With Illegal Streaming Apps 105 comments
EU Agrees To Cross-Border Access To Streaming Services 55 comments
Battlestar Galactica Actor Richard Hatch Dies At 71 100 comments
Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data 44 comments
'The End Of The Level Playing Field' 108 comments
A Super Bowl Koan: Does The NFL Wish It Were A Tech Company? 126 comments
IMDb Is Shutting Down Its Long-Running, Popular Message Boards After 16 Years 168 comments
Film Industry's Latest Search Engine Draws Traffic With 'Pirate' Keywords' 73 comments
Roku Owners: Comcast Is About To Sell You Cable TV Without the Cable Box 108 comments
Sony Warns It Will Take $1 Billion Writedown, Blames Slowing DVD Sales 157 comments
Netflix Will Now Let Android Users Download Content Onto SD Storage 62 comments
Amazon's Best Picture Oscar Nod Makes History For Streaming Media 38 comments
NASA Names an Asteroid After 'Star Trek' Actor Wil Wheaton 126 comments
Despite Glitches, AT&T's DirecTV Now Hits 200,000 Subscribers in Its First Month 25 comments
Sony Is Weighing a Sale of Film, TV Business 37 comments
Star Trek Discovery Gets Delayed Again As Spock's Father Is Cast 164 comments
3D TV Is Dead 399 comments
Netflix Calls Out HBO For Not Letting Subscribers Binge On New Shows 59 comments
Verizon Looking To Buy Comcast or Charter, Says Report 82 comments
Netflix is 'Killing' DVD Sales, Research Finds 316 comments
Apple Exec Jimmy Iovine Confirms Company's Interest in Making 'Pop Culture' TV Shows 86 comments
Head of Sony Entertainment, Michael Lynton, To Step Down 9 comments
Apple Planning To Make Original TV Shows and Movies as Hardware Sales Soften 130 comments
Streaming TV is Beginning To Look a Lot Like Cable 209 comments
'OLED TVs Will Finally Take Off in 2017' 238 comments
IMDb Ignores New Law Banning It From Publishing Actors' Ages Online, Cites Free Speech Violations 218 comments
Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users 207 comments
Ask Slashdot: Why Did 3D TVs and Stereoscopic 3D Television Broadcasting Fail? 435 comments
Samsung Claims Its New QLED TVs Are Better Than OLED TVs 190 comments
Netflix Hasn't Forgotten About Its 4.3 Million DVD Subscribers 84 comments
Piracy 'Warnings' Fail To Boost Box Office Revenues, Research Says 189 comments
Dish's New AirTV Set-Top Box Does Over-the-Air and 4K Streaming 22 comments
Programmer Finds Way To Liberate Ransomware Affected Smart TV, Thanks To LG 161 comments
Amazon Prime Video's Global Launch Looks Soft, But It's Just a First Step 19 comments
BitTorrent Live's 'Cable Killer' P2P Video App Finally Hits iOS 37 comments
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