More stories from Janko Roettgers

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-13/verizon-said-near-agreement-to-buy-intel-s-start-up-tv-service.html Verizon is close to inking a deal with Intel to buy the chip maker’s yet-to-be launched online TV service OnCue, according to a Bloomberg report. Intel originally planned to launch the service by the end of the year, but the company’s new CEO Brian Krzanich […] Read more at GigaOM »

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http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/377ed152-6220-11e3-bba5-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2nC0WpuAU YouTube’s ad revenue is set to hit $5.6 billion this year, according to an eMarketer report relayed by the Financial Times. The same report estimates that the service’s net revenue after paying its partners is close to $2 billion, which would be significantly more than […] Read more at GigaOM »

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This morning, an email from a PR agency titled “Netflix likely to end binge watching in 2014″ hit my inbox, responding to this week’s announcement that the streaming service’s first animated original Turbo Fast will be released in installations, as opposed to making the entire season […] Read more at GigaOM »

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/dec/03/spotify-analytics-musicians-streaming-music-artists-earn After an increasing backlash from some high-profile musicians, Spotify is going on the offensive by sharing some information on how it generates money for the music industry. Aside from average pay-outs, which range from $0.006 to $0.0084 per play, the service is also offering musicians detailed […] Read more at GigaOM »

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/amazon-launches-online-video-service-660546 Japanese TV fans got one more option to get their movie fix this week: Amazon launched its Instant Video service in Japan Tuesday, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The offering has 26,000 movies and TV show episodes available for rent and purchase, but Amazon isn’t currently […] Read more at GigaOM »

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