Online video portals that offer mainstream shows -- including Hulu, Comcast's Fancast, AOL's Slashcontrol and AT&T's U-verse -- don't meet the standards as broadcast television for protecting kids from inappropriate content, according to a new report from the Parents Television Council.
Hulu lowered the price of its newly launched Hulu Plus subscription service by $2 to $7.99 Wednesday, just days after the online streaming video service saw its rank decline on a closely watched Internet ranking service for the month of October.
Hulu is considering raising up to $300 million in an IPO next year to add more shows to its subscription service, Reuters reported Friday. Will that be enough capital to keep Hulu competitive with Netflix, as well as services from companies such as Apple, Amazon and Wal-Mart?
In spite of the growing number of Americans interested in watching television on the Internet, a new ABI Research report finds that seven out of eight viewers aren't ready to give up their cable or satellite services just yet.
Google is talking to Hollywood studios about a pay-per-view video service based on YouTube, according to a new report. The move comes as Google girds for battle with Apple, and telecom and media companies jostle for control over the next generation of high-speed content delivery.
Hulu is preparing to go public, according to a report in The New York Times. The offering could value the video content website at $2 billion.
Online video site Hulu is rolling out its long-expected premium service, offering more episodes and more shows, viewable via more devices. Will that be enough to convince customers to open up their wallets?