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#HuffPo Releases New Improved App for iPad

#HuffPo Releases New Improved App for iPad

The Huffington Post has launched a new iPad app in the iTunes App Store. Mobile Insider writer Steve Smith says that the new version is completely re-engineered for touch screens. The new interface makes it easier for users to bookmark, personalize, share, and comment on articles. The new app [Full Story…]

NY’s #Boxee TV Combines Internet Video, TV Tuner and DVR

NY's #Boxee TV Combines Internet Video, TV Tuner and DVR

Boxee’s new $99 set-top device combines Internet steaming video, audio apps and tuners for both antenna and basic-cable TV. The new Boxee TV is simpler and easier to use than the earlier Boxee Box set-top devices. Its dual tuners can pick up both standard-definition and HD signals. Users also have [Full Story…]

NY’s #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY's #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY based Aereo is introducing a service that picks up local broadcasts and streams them via the Internet to mobile devices and TV sets. The service will be implemented first in NY and then eventually to the rest of the country. Subscribers can pay fees starting at eight dollars a month to record [Full Story…]

Every Event Available for Live Viewing During #Olympics

Every Event Available for Live Viewing During #Olympics

Every Olympic event will be available for live-viewing for the first time ever this year, according to USA Today. NBCUniversal plans to use nine TV channels, a website and a tablet-smartphone app in order to stream every event, including the less popular ones like fencing and trampoline. Viewers [Full Story…]

HBO Go Now Available for TV Through Roku

HBO Go Now Available for TV Through Roku

NY-based HBO and Roku have partnered to make HBO Go available via Roku's Internet set-top boxes available by the end of October. HBO Go is the network's streaming service and gives access to subscribers for PC, smartphones and tablets. According to the Associated Press, "The boxes, which start at [Full Story…]

ICE Arrests Queens Native for Illegal Streaming

ICE Arrests Queens Native for Illegal Streaming

Earlier this week, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested Mohamed Ali, a Queens resident for running a website that streamed PPV boxing and mixed martial arts events illegally.  According to The Hill, it is believed that he operated HQ-STREAMS.COM and HQ-STREAMS.NET, both of [Full Story…]

Boxee Launches iPad App for Easy Web-Tablet-TV Streaming

Boxee Launches iPad App for Easy Web-Tablet-TV Streaming

Brooklyn-based Boxee is expanding its web-to-TV streaming service to allow for streaming to and from the iPad.  Users can stream media from their PC or Mac onto their iPad, or stream content from the iPad to their television, without the need for their Boxee Box hardware. Boxee's VP or Marketing, [Full Story…]

Popcornflix Streaming Movie Service Launches in Beta

Popcornflix Streaming Movie Service Launches in Beta

Popcornflix is a new offering from NY-based Screen Media Ventures that offers free, ad-supported movie streaming services from its library of around 1,500 titles. Recently launching in beta, the site only hosts 204 movies, but will be adding three or four a day until it get to around 1,000 [Full Story…]

Brooklyn’s Clio Uses Machine Learning to Challenge Pandora

Brooklyn's Clio Uses Machine Learning to Challenge Pandora

Clio is a new Brooklyn-based service for analyzing music that is challenging the methods of The Music Genome Product, conceived by Pandora. The service was founded by Greg Wilder, a pianist who taught himself to code, uses proprietary algorithms to pick out the hook, back beat or tenor of the lead [Full Story…]

Brightcove Partners With 5min Media For Video Deal

Brightcove Partners With 5min Media For Video Deal

NY-based video syndication firm 5min Media has announced a recent partnership with Brightcove in order to make its video content available on sites that use Brightcove technology. 5min Media, a subsidiary of AOL, boasts a library of more than 250,000 how-to videos and the new partnership could help [Full Story…]

Cablevision Announces New Streaming Service

Cablevision Announces New Streaming Service

Long Island based Cablevision has announced that its Optimum Link PC-to-TV streaming service will let its subscribers view anything accessible on a Windows PC on their TVs including Hulu, iTunes movies/TV shows  and YouTube. The service uses software, which must be installed on a users PC, to stream [Full Story…]

Boxee Builds Streaming Movie Library

Boxee Builds Streaming Movie Library

Boxee, the Brooklyn based provider of a free application for Windows, Mac and Linux that allows users to turn their computer into a "TV-friendly interface for Internet content", has launch its streaming movie library. The new library, mostly free and ad-supported, is mostly made up of [Full Story…]

Boxee Devices To Use Widevine Streaming

Boxee Devices To Use Widevine Streaming

According to a recent article on StreamingMedia.com, Brooklyn based Boxee has announced that it's consumer electronics devices will use Widevine's adaptive streaming technology for delivery of content. Widevine's adaptive streaming, virtual DVD controls, and digital rights management [Full Story…]

NYC Financier Supports Serious Site for Star Gazers

NYC Financier Supports Serious Site for Star Gazers

New York area financier Michael Paolucci who is adept at founding and raising financing for start-ups in the New York area, is now focusing on a labor of love. In 2003, he began Slooh.com, a site that lets sky-watchers view the heavens free of charge, and if they want, control which images they see [Full Story…]

Internet Week NY: Ways to Follow the Action

Internet Week NY: Ways to Follow the Action

In a post this week, Mashable presents a handy guide on the numerous ways people can follow online the key Internet Week events taking place this week.  Suggestions include following Livestream feeds, Twitter, Flickr and through event's official interactive calendar. [Full Story…]