Internet TV on rise in the U.S.

According to the recent survey of Nielson, around three million Americans had cut their cable television subscriptions last year as an increasing number turned to the Internet. The Nielsen survey released last week found that some of those getting rid of cable moved to packages from telecom provider or satellites, …

Google™ Play and YouTube® to rent 600 MGM® movie titles

Google has joined hands with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) to offer 600 of the studio’s movie titles to rent through online video sharing service YouTube and its Android app store Google Play. The deal will apply to the U.S. and Canada regions, and will include blockbusters such as ‘The Terminator’, ‘Rocky’ and …

TiVo® and Microsoft® dismiss lawsuits against each other

Digital video recorder (DVR) company TiVo and software giant Microsoft Corporation have mutually reached an agreement to drop lawsuits against each other. This decision was taken following TiVo’s settlement with AT&T Inc., who is the partner of Microsoft. Alviso, California-based TiVo was sued by Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft over patents in …

YouTube® for Schools — Education without walls

Learning gets just better, walls vanish, places shrink, the global classroom, as YouTube puts it, has just arrived YouTube, the revolutionary and most popular platform for media streaming, has launched yet another channel dedicated to build up a knowledge resource for better and interactive learning — YouTube for Schools. Just …

YouTube® Teachers and Education – Revive the Classroom Learning Experience

Record your lecture and let the students watch it at their homes while you prepare to hold discussions in the class next day Recently, YouTube launched two new channels – Teachers and Education – dedicated to better knowledge resources. Both the releases are aimed to facilitate the teachers a platform …