Tag Archives: platform

YouTuber Sends Lawyer After UFC to Stop ‘Unfair’ Takedown Notices

Frustrated by the continued takedowns, MacKay decided to take a stand. He reached out to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to help him address the matter. The EFF was happy to oblige and this week attorney Alex Moss sent a letter to the UFC, demanding that it stops sending unwarranted notices. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » http://bit.ly/2VHIdmW
Advertisements

Amazon Fire TV now claims more than 34M active users

Amazon’s new active user totals for Fire TV keep it ahead of competitor Roku, which last week announced that its active accounts increased by 2 million from last quarter and now total 29 million. – Ben Munson, FierceVideo » http://bit.ly/2LG759V

Roku has 29.1 million active users (and no profit)

The company has grown to 29.1 million active users, who in the last three months collectively streamed 8.9 billion hours of content. Between device sales and platform fees, Roku pulled in a gross profit of $100.9 million, although that wasn’t enough to cover its operating expenses. Consequently, the company wound up making a loss of $10.7 million, topping the $6.9 million it lost in the same period in 2018. – Daniel Cooper, Engadget » https://engt.co/2Wzxvv1

Facebook Watch will stream six live MLB games in 2019 season

The social network will offer one live MLB game per month on Facebook Watch, the company’s video platform. The games will be available to watch in many markets around the world, the primary exception being local markets subject to blackout. Unlike last year, the 2019 deal isn’t exclusive, meaning these games will also potentially be available to stream elsewhere. – Brittany A. Roston, SlashGear » https://ift.tt/2FNgRCx

BitTorrent Is Giving Live Streaming Another Shot With a TikTok Clone

The new BitTorrent Live app will allow users to stream live video directly from their mobile device, and chat with their viewers. BitTorrent Live will initially be based on traditional streaming technology during the beta test, but ultimately transition to P2P technology, according to a spokesperson. The company also wants to eventually add Blockchain technology to the app as well to add a layer of privacy, and also allow token-based micro-transactions. – Janko Roettgers, Variety » https://ift.tt/2HQAZG7
« Older Entries