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#Amazon prépare sa riposte à l’Apple TV (FrenchWeb)

Le petit écran est bousculé par les acteurs du Web, et Amazon veut être de la partie. La firme de Seattle réfléchit à faire évoluer son offre Prime Instant Video, rapporte Bloomberg. L’idée est de proposer aux clients de… [Lire la suite sur Frenchweb]

Avec sa nouvelle box « Zive », #SFR veut concurrencer Netflix (Les Echos)

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L’opérateur lance une box appelée « Zive », qui propose 5.000 films et série à la demande pour 9,99 euros par mois.

SFR se lance dans la vidéo à la demande (VOD). L’opérateur, propriété d’Altice dirigé par Patrick Drahi, a annoncé lundi le lancement de sa nouvelle box, appelée « Zive », dont l’ambition est de concurrencer le géant américain Netflix. Zive proposera dès le 17 novembre aux abonnés de SFR et de Numericable un… [Lire la suite sur Les Echos]

Les box TV sont-elles le “futur de la #télé” ? (France Info)

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La nouvelle Apple TV, qui vient de sortir, est présentée comme le “futur de la télé”. Vrai ou faux ?

Apple TV 

La nouvelle Apple TV serait, selon la marque à la pomme, “Le futur de la télévision“. C’est sans doute exagéré mais c’est vrai qu’elle fait pas mal de choses. Ce petit boîtier (200 Euros environ) permet d’accéder à toutes sortes de contenus provenant d’Internet : vidéos à la demande (Netflix, CanalPlay, iTunes), YouTube, replays de certaines chaînes de télé (Arte), etc. Principale nouveauté : la possibilité de… [Lire la suite sur France Info]

#Roku arrive en France (C|Net)

Roku lance sa plateforme de streaming en France avec trois produits : le Roku 2, le Roku 3 et le Roku Streaming Stick.

Largement connus et reconnus outre-Atlantique, les dispositifs de streaming audiovisuel Roku sont désormais disponibles en France. Le constructeur propose l’ensemble de son catalogue disponible avec la clef Roku Streaming Stick et les boîtiers Roku 2 et Roku 3.

Roku n’est pas un service de streaming à proprement parler. Il s’agit… [Lire la suite sur C|Net]

Apple expected to sell 24 million new #AppleTV models in 2016 (BGR)

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Whether or not the new Apple TV will be able to cut into the explosive growth of the PS4 and Xbox One remains to be seen, but analysts are confident that the upgraded set-top box will boost Apple’s revenue significantly in 2016… [Read more on BGR]

Apple’s giant #iPad is coming next week, report says (Business Insider)

Martin Hajeck

If you’ve been waiting patiently for a super-sized iPad, September 9 may be your lucky day.

Apple is reportedly planning to take the wraps off its much-rumored iPad Pro that day, alongside its new iPhone, new Apple TV, and a slew of… [Read more on Business Insider]

#Apple wants to make its own TV shows and movies, according to a new report (Business Insider)

Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla

Apple has been meeting with Hollywood executives with an eye toward making its own original TV shows and movies, Variety reports.

The news comes just more than a week before Apple’s September 9 event, where it’s expected to… [Read more on Business Insider]

#Matchstick’s Firefox OS-Based Chromecast Competitor Is Dead (Variety)

Apple will reportedly debut a new #AppleTV in September, subscription TV coming later (VentureBeat)

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Apple will roll out a new Apple TV streaming device with a more powerful A8 chip inside at a launch event this September, but a new subscription TV service will not be coming with it.

That’s according to… [Read more on VentureBeat]

YouTube Star Michelle Phan Comes to #Amazon’s Fire TV (Re/Code)

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Icon Network / Beachfront Media

YouTube made her famous. Now Michelle Phan wants to conquer Amazon… [Read more on Re/Code]

#Wuaki.tv offre un Chromecast avec l’achat d’une saison de série TV (Numerama)

Disponible en France depuis septembre, Wuaki.tv est la plateforme de vidéo à la demande (VOD) du groupe japonais Rakuten. Contrairement aux services de SVOD qui doivent patienter trois ans avant de proposer un film qui vient de sortir, Wuaki a le droit de l’exploiter après un délai de… [Lire la suite sur Numerama]

Why #Apple’s New TV Service May Be Delayed (Time)

#Apple’s Exclusive HBO Deal Isn’t So Exclusive (The Motley Fool)

Cord-cutters looking to subscribe to HBO won’t need an Apple product after all.

Dish Network’s new Internet-based TV service, SlingTV, has added Time Warner’s premium network to its line-up. Now, SlingTV subscribers can get access to HBO’s programming without a traditional cable subscription.

Although it’s a bit different than Apple’s exclusive service, HBO Now, it certainly lessens the… [Read more on The Motley Fool]

Apple and #HBO ‘in talks over streaming partnership’ (the gardian)

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Game of Thrones

Apple TV streaming service is set to be partner in the launch of HBO Now next month bringing premium shows to viewers without a cable subscription… [Read more on The Guardian]

#Sony refuse de lâcher ses télévisions (BFMTV)

Pour Sony, la TV “est l’appareil qui lie l’entreprise aux familles”. – © David Becker – AFP

Cela fait 10 ans que la division TV de Sony est dans le rouge. Pour autant, le japonais ne veut pas renoncer à cette activité.

Sony persiste et signe. Le fleuron japonais de l’électronique ne renoncera pas à son activité de TV, malgré… [Lire la suite sur BFMTV]

Watching #TV Together? Not For Many Viewers (MediaPost)

Looking for anyone watching TV in the living room these days? You may need to look elsewhere.

With lots of different TV screens and devices out and about, there are many ways to access video — especially when… [Read more on MediaPost]

#Nintendo TVii : lancement annulé pour l’Europe (P-Nintendo)

Après des mois de silence complet, Nintendo a mis fin au suspens et confirme que le service Nintendo TVii ne sera tout simplement pas lancé en Europe…

[Lire la suite sur P-Nintendo]

Cognitive Networks Detects What You’re Watching On Your Smart #TV (TechCrunch)

#Xbox One Gets HBO Go (TechCrunch)

#SkreensTV aims to put every possible show on your TV at once (The Verge)

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SkreensTV

An audacious plan to make picture in picture on TVs cool (with a k)

“Imagine your wife could be watching Sex in the City while you’re watching a sports game, but on the same TV, and you could control it all from your iPad,” is how SkreensTV was first described to me. Besides the myriad things wrong with this scenario happening in the… [Read more on The Verge]

#Sony teste aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télé en ligne (L’Express)

Un magasin d’électronique à Tokyo le 31 juillet 2014 afp.com/Yoshikazu Tsuno

New York – Le géant japonais de l’électronique Sony va commencer à tester aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télévision par internet combinant de la vidéo à la demande et des…

[Lire la suite sur L’Express]

#VoD moving from devices to TVs (Advanced Television)

New figures from Mediabug – Decipher’s bi-annual UK media consumption tracker – have shown how the increasing popularity of TV connected services such as Now TV is leading to more viewers choosing their… [Read more on Advanced Television]

#Vodafone to take on Sky, BT and Virgin in home broadband and TV (Marketing Magazine)

Vodafone: set to enter home broadband and TV markets

Vodafone will go head to head with brands including Sky, BT, Virgin Media and Talk Talk when it enters the increasingly crowded home broadband and TV market in spring 2015.

Vodafone’s plans were thin on detail, but the move will see the company sign… [Read more on Marketing Magazine]

#Foxtel backs up new price plans with binge watching and HBO partnership (C|Net)

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Announced back in September, Foxtel’s new pricing plans are now available, along with the launch of the BoxSets ‘binge watch’ channel.

Foxtel has officially launched its new pricing and plan structures, at the same time as bringing the anticipated BoxSets channel on air.

Starting today, customers can now access… [Read more on C|Net]

#Bouygues Telecom : beIN Sports accessible en second écran sans surcoût via B.tv (NEXT INpact)

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Récemment, beIN Sports proposait une offre permettant d’accéder à ses chaînes sur d’autres écrans que la télévision. Mais cela passait alors par un abonnement dédié, impossible à lier avec celui payé pour un accès sur la TV. Aujourd’hui, Bouygues Telecom propose une solution à ses clients via son application B.tv.

Contrairement à ce que propose le groupe Canal, l’accès en… [Lire la suite sur NEXT INpact]

#Microsoft Ditches Plans to Be the Next Netflix (Wall St. CheatSheet)

Source: Xbox.com

With 3,000 new layoffs, Microsoft has finished the plan set out earlier this year by COO Satya Nadella to eliminate 18,000 jobs from the company. Particularly telling for video game fans are the layoffs in the Xbox division. Xbox Entertainment Studios, the arm of the company responsible for creating original TV shows,… [Read more on Wall St. CheatSheet]

Bad News for Amazon: Google Play Movies and TV Are Now on #Roku (Wired)

Josh Valcarcel / WIRED

Today, Roku announced its channel selections will now include Google Play Movies & TV. Unlike the Google Play Movies & TV app for iOS, you’ll be able to buy and rent movies and TV shows directly through the Roku channel.

Google just announced its own streaming box, which makes that move seem weird… [Read more on Wired]

#Amazon takes on Chromecast with Fire TV Stick (C|Net)

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The $39 device will let users stream a wide range of content, including Netflix, Prime Instant Video, and Hulu Plus.

It’s smaller than a crowbar, but Amazon surely wants its new streaming stick to pry users away from Google’s Chromecast.

Dubbed the Fire TV Stick, the streaming-media device connects to an HDMI port on the back on an HDTV and streams from sources including Netflix to Hulu Plus to, of course, Amazon’s own Prime Instant Video. Owners will also… [Read more on C|Net]

The #PlayStation TV Might Not Be An Apple TV Killer, But That’s Not The Point (Business Insider)

The PlayStation TV is smaller than an iPhone 6.

The PlayStation TV, which was released last week, is a small set-top box that you can hold in your hand. It allows you to play PS3, PlayStation One, PS Vita, and PSP games through Sony’s streaming-game service, PlayStation Now.

It can also read games from a… [Read more on Business Insider]

Look at the fancy new NOW TV boxes you can get in time for #Christmas (Pocket-lint)

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Sky has unveiled its Christmas present this year, and there’s more than one. The Now TV services can be streamed to your TV from your own personalised Now TV box, with five to choose from.

The special edition Now TV boxes will still be only… [Read more on Pocket-lint]

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