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Bandwidth, bundles and blackouts mean hard times for the cable industry

86043_86206_2_Image2_cable vs fiber(This is a guest post by Alexis Caffrey (@AlexisCaffrey), a freelance writer with a focus on technology, new media, and design. You can find more of her work at AlexisCaffrey.com).

The cable TV industry may be looking at a big change in the future, according to Cablevision’s CEO Jim Dolan. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Dolan stated “there could come a day’ when his company stops offering television service, making broadband its primary offering.” Read more

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Why Hulu Plus' appearance on Apple TV is a big deal

A big win for Hulu and for Apple TV lovers. Hulu Plus is now available on the Apple TV brining the online video network's library of TV content, originals and movies to anyone with the $99 Apple device. Hulu Plus now has over two million subscribers and has launched originals that include Battleground and The Yard. What does this mean for the future of Apple TV and will Hulu's offerings compete with iTunes?

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Watch your Mac on TV with new mirroring feature

Apple held it's highly-anticipated WWDC event today, and Tim Cook unveiled a new MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6 -- as well as Facebook integration, Facetime without WiFi and a replacement for Google Maps. But despite the rumors, no new Apple TV, no TV apps and no TV set. However, there was one announcement that caught our attention.

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What the new iPad and Apple TV mean for media

Apple took the wraps off a new retina display iPad (with 4G LTE) and a 1080p Apple TV box today (sorry no TV set), both of which will be available on March 16th. While the announcements themselves aren't particularly groundbreaking -- solid incremental improvements -- Tim Cook revealed a metric that should be a bit of shocker: "We sold more iPads in the last quarter of last year, than any PC maker sold of their PCs," he said...

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'WSJ Live' coming to Google TV, Roku and more

The Wall Street Journal's video service, WSJ Live, has expanded aggressively beyond its iPad debut in September. This week, WSJ announced it has inked distribution deals with Google TV, Roku, Apple TV and Daily Motion. Earlier, it expanded to Boxee and a variety of internet-connected TV sets including Samsung and Yahoo's Connected TV platform. And last week, WSJ announced it would help power a new YouTube content channel. To date, the WSJ Live iPad app has been downloaded 125,000 times.

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Is Apple working on its own connected TV sets?

The Wall Street Journal's video service, WSJ Live, has expanded aggressively beyond its iPad debut in September. This week, WSJ announced it has inked distribution deals with Google TV, Roku, Apple TV and Daily Motion. Earlier, it expanded to Boxee and a variety of internet-connected TV sets including Samsung and Yahoo's Connected TV platform. And last week, WSJ announced it would help power a new YouTube content channel. To date, the WSJ Live iPad app has been downloaded 125,000 times.

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