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Advertising Is Roku’s Biggest Business

We generally think of Roku in terms of streaming boxes and sticks. Yet, the company pitches themselves as a software platform and the…

May 30, 2016

TiVo is Dead. Long Live TiVo!

Yes, the leaks were true. Rovi intends to purchase TiVo. While TiVo creates amazing products and has successfully deployed their solution…

April 29, 2016

Second Gen Amazon Dash Button Brings Bluetooth

Amazon has passed what looks to be a second generation Dash button thru the FCC -- based on filing approach, device…

March 29, 2016

TiVo Proves Commercials Are Good For Business (as they reduce advertising)

TiVo's always had a bit of a marketing problem. Yet it's not exactly clear if it's because their value proposition is difficult to…

March 7, 2016

Hack Thyself

Like Chipotle and Honda before them... "Jessica Jones" took over Netflix's Twitter account today. https://twitter.com/netflix/status/682967283640082432 https://twitter.com/netflix/status/682964889766211584 https://twitter.com/netflix/status/682970048021970944

January 1, 2016

The T-Mobile Video Streaming Compromise

As wireless data usage increases, T-Mobile has seemingly come up with a clever solution to satiate customers without saturating their network.…

November 14, 2015

Amazon Opens A Barnes & Noble For You To Ignore

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is set to open its first physical book store in Seattle on Tuesday, the company said.…

November 3, 2015

TiVo Updates Aereo.com (with marketing fluff)

Picking up Aereo's assets back was one of TiVo's more inspired marketing moves. But I wonder if it's being squandered... Since…

July 30, 2015