Streaming media technology

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
February 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Disney's upcoming streaming services be the mouse that roared ... or squeaked? Disney already owns enviable entertainment properties including Pixar, Marvel and "Star Wars." Now, it's looking to add Fox's TV and movie studios as it prepares to launch two streaming services, one...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, athletes from Japan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a TV subscription to watch. More than 1,800 hours of online coverage begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the U.S. with preliminary curling matches. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Every Olympic event will be streamed live. But to watch online, you'll still need to be a paying cable or satellite subscriber. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a subscription. If you've already given up on traditional cable or satellite TV, you can sign up for an...
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FILE - This Nov. 16, 2016 file photo shows the Roku Premiere streaming TV device in New York. Roku plans to add a voice-controlled digital assistant to expanding lineup of online video players in an attempt to catch up with Google, Apple and Amazon. The internet-connected assistant will focus exclusively on fielding spoken request about video, music and other tasks tied to entertainment. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
January 03, 2018 - 2:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roku plans to add a voice-controlled digital assistant to its streaming TV players in an attempt to catch up with Google, Apple and Amazon. Roku's voice capabilities are currently limited to performing search requests and launching apps. The assistant will be able to field...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, announced Thursday, Dec. 14, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 14, 2017 - 3:23 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Disney's deal for large part of Fox (all times local) 12:20 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump supports Disney's purchase of much of 21st Century Fox. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump called media magnate Rupert Murdoch to...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo shows an Amazon Fire TV streaming device with its remote control. On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, Google announced plans to pull its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 05, 2017 - 6:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. The decision to block YouTube is retaliation for Amazon's refusal to sell some Google products that compete with...
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This image released by Netflix shows Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle in "Marvel's The Punisher," one of the many series based on comic books, currently streaming on Netflix. (Jessica Miglio/Netflix via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 2:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When "Marvel's The Punisher" debuted on Netflix last month, it was greeted with great interest and high anticipation. But it arrived as just one of many comic-book adaptations. "The Punisher" is only the latest in a flood now comprising some 28 shows across nine broadcast, cable and...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo shows an Amazon Fire TV streaming device displayed with its remote. The device plugs into the back or side of a television set to stream Netflix and other video. Although Amazon has gotten better about promoting rival services, Fire TV is best seen as a companion to Amazon’s $99-a-year Prime loyalty program. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 01, 2017 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Why watch video on a phone or a tablet when you can get a device for as little as $30 to stream shows on a big-screen TV? Apple, Google, Amazon and Roku are all competing to be your gateway to online video. Which device you need will largely depend on what services you watch and...
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This photo provided byBroadcasting Inc. shows Jeff Glor in New York. The "CBS Evening News" gets a new face and an additional run time starting Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Glor takes over as the broadcast's anchor replacing Scott Pelley and his sub for the past several months, Anthony Mason. (Timothy Kuratek/ CBS Broadcasting Inc. via AP)
December 01, 2017 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The "CBS Evening News" gets a new face and an additional run time starting Monday. Jeff Glor takes over as the broadcast's anchor replacing Scott Pelley, who was shown the door — or, rather, sent back across the street to "60 Minutes" — after six years this past spring. The network...
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November 14, 2017 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The hook of the latest internet TV service is a low price and no sports channels. Analysts estimate that internet TV packages such as Sling TV, YouTube TV and DirecTV Now have so far signed up a few million customers. These services are meant to replace cable TV with a cheaper price...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014, file photo, Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson speaks during the Mountain West Conference football media day at the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. At Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. The Cowboys drew more fans to Memorial Stadium for afternoon games in September against Gardner-Webb and Texas State than they did for the Mountain West opener against Hawaii, which kicked off at 8:15 p.m. Mountain time. Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson said the conference is crunching numbers to get a better handle how scheduling for TV affects other revenue sources. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
November 14, 2017 - 3:34 am
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — At the University of Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. The Cowboys drew more fans to Memorial Stadium for each afternoon game in September against nonconference foes Gardner-Webb and Texas State than they did for the conference...
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