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Topic: Amazon

Amazon Reportedly Will Launch Music-Streaming Service This Summer

Just the latest premium service from e-commerce giant

Amazon will launch a music-streaming service under its Prime membership plan, BuzzFeed reported Thursday. According to the news site, the e-commerce giant has inked deals with two out of the three…

Google Beats Apple in List of World’s Most Valuable Brands

Brand value highlights tech sector growth

Google, Apple, IBM and Microsoft are the companies that rank the highest in terms of brand value, according to a new study commissioned by WPP and conducted by Millward Brown.…

Internet Activist Campaign Over Net Neutrality Escalates

Will protest of FCC rules become another SOPA?

Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon…

Twitter-Amazon Deal May Get Retailers Into Hijacking Mode

Let the #AmazonCart Promoted Tweet bids begin

Amazon and Twitter are going to make shopping easier on the latter's social media platform. When Twitter users observe a tweet that moves them to purchase, they can reply with…

Microsoft Tells Advertisers It's Committed to Content With Xbox Shows

Interactive key to viewing

Microsoft’s Xbox studio arm is getting ready to churn out shows. The company rolled out a lineup of new entertainment projects at today’s NewFronts presentation to pitch the ad world…

5 Great Shows You Can’t See on Linear TV

Yes, they're as good as television

If you're promoting or buying programming during this year's Digital Content NewFronts, one question you'll inevitably hear from clients is: "Yes, it's good—but is it as good as television?" Every…

HBO Shows Including The Sopranos Coming to Amazon Prime

Library content finally finds a non-authenticated home

Amazon has declared once again that it isn't kidding when it comes to fighting the streaming service wars: the company has signed an exclusive deal with HBO to distribute library…

Diller: Aereo Is ‘Finished’ If It Loses Supreme Court Battle

Should it prevail, the company will expand to top U.S. markets

Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor. Speaking to anchor Erik Schatzker during an appearance on Bloomberg…

Amazon Announces $99 Fire TV Set-Top Box

New device aggregates all your streaming subs into a single menu

The venue for the press conference was decked out like a swanky home theater, from the cushy chairs and giant TV on top of a low bookshelf to the Junior…

Amazon Denies Plans to Launch Free Ad-Supported Streaming

Kindle already a fledgling ad platform

UPDATE: E-tailer giant Amazon is contradicting reports that it's set to launch an ad-supported streaming service using its original content (which recently entered a second crowdsourced "season" of new shows)…

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