Underlying much of the debate of interconnection fees and paid prioritization is an unspoken and largely unexamined assumption that the current power dynamic between ISPs and content providers is both inevitable and immutable. It isn’t.
Unlike the traditional movie paradigm, the value of the “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” sequel to Netflix will not decline over time and has no particular time “window.” It is not a depreciating asset but a long term investment in audience building, which makes it a very different animal from most movies.
What Beats has begun to build is essentially a platform, on which people in the music business can engage with groups of listeners.
Vendors getting beat up on price by their biggest customers is certainly not anything new under the sun.
The danger in laying down hard and fast net neutrality rules now is that they could lock in structural dynamics in the market for online content when we don’t really know how those dynamics will ultimately evolve.
Walther White’s lawyer is returning to the TV screen, and viewers in Europe and Latin America will get him exclusively via Netflix.
Another good morning for Netflix — today, the service racked up six Golden Globe nominations, including a nod to Orange is the New Black star Taylor Schilling. But was she considered in the right category?
BitTorrent Inc. has teamed up with VICE Media, and the first result of this collaboration is a behind-the-scenes look at the shooting of Lady Gaga’s latest music video.
Katie Couric is leaving ABC News for Yahoo, where she will become David Pogue’s new boss, and do some features for Yahoo’s homepage.
Blockbuster going out of business isn’t just about Netflix winning over DVD rentals — it’s about the end of movies as a product.