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Why Some Say Cord-Cutting Is a Myth
TV Industry

Why Some Say Cord-Cutting Is a Myth

Television executives argue the threat of cord-cutting has been greatly exaggerated.
Indulge Your Obsessions When Choosing Your Life's Work
Passion

Indulge Your Obsessions When Choosing Your Life's Work

To be happy, figure out how to make a living doing what you think about when you don't have to think about anything in particular.
Sarah Vermunt
Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles
Internet TV

Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles

By allowing more flexibility, Verizon hopes to lure customers away from cable rivals and upstart Web TV companies.
Time to Pull the Plug? 8 Real Threats to Traditional TV.
Television

Time to Pull the Plug? 8 Real Threats to Traditional TV.

More than a popular AMC program, the real "Walking Dead" may just be the service providers that lock people into bundled services.
Alex Iskold
This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access
Online Video

This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access

Vessel launched its paid subscription service, offering programming at least three days before other websites in a bid to reshape an industry.
Sony to Launch Streaming TV Service in Two Weeks
Streaming TV

Sony to Launch Streaming TV Service in Two Weeks

The entertainment juggernaut will reportedly roll out its inaugural cord-cutter offering in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Enduring Leadership Lessons From 'The Daily Show's' Jon Stewart
Leadership

7 Enduring Leadership Lessons From 'The Daily Show's' Jon Stewart

As the comedian announces his departure from the hit Comedy Central show later this year, we can reflect on the valuable traits that have made him successful.
Peter Gasca
Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.
Streaming TV

Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.

As of today, you no longer need an invite to get your Sling on. Here's what it is, what you can stream and for how much.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Is Apple Actually Getting Into the Web TV Game?
Television

Is Apple Actually Getting Into the Web TV Game?

The tech giant has reportedly been entertaining the idea for several years and is kicking the tires again.
Nina Zipkin
From TLC to The X-Files: How the '90s Are Back
Nostalgia

From TLC to The X-Files: How the '90s Are Back

Food, fashion and film from the nineties are roaring back into our cultural consciousness.
Laura Entis
Amazon, Netflix Crash the Golden Globes Party
Hollywood

Amazon, Netflix Crash the Golden Globes Party

Two companies that grew out of new technology for delivering stuff just proved they can make it just as well as the Hollywood establishment.
Geoffrey Smith
Defiant Streaming TV Startup Aereo Finally Caves, Files For Bankruptcy
Streaming TV

Defiant Streaming TV Startup Aereo Finally Caves, Files For Bankruptcy

Unable to rebound from a devastating Supreme Court loss, Aereo is finally throwing in the towel.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
If You Want to Land a TV Spot, Know It's All About Timing
Television

If You Want to Land a TV Spot, Know It's All About Timing

Depending on what your business does, understanding the cycles of programming can help you craft an attractive pitch.
Deborah Mitchell
Is It Finally Time to Cut Cable?
TV Industry

Is It Finally Time to Cut Cable?

As media companies begin making their wares available to stream, our resident personal technology columnist revisits cutting the cord.
Jason Cipriani