Netflix membership surges past 60 million
Netflix on Wednesday reported an unprecedented jump in subscribers in the first quarter of this year, pushing the streaming television service membership above 60 million.
Hackers make off with data on 100,000 French state TV contacts
Hackers bypassed insufficient safeguards to make off with data on 100,000 contacts held on French state TV computers, broadcasters said Wednesday.
Plucky Roku updates streaming gadgets in battle with big boys
You just have to cheer for a company like Roku. The plucky Saratoga, Calif., electronics company is going up against some of the biggest tech companies in the world. In the market for streaming media players, the small, inexpensive ...
French TV hack 'a step up' in cyberjihadism
The "unprecedented" cyber-attack on French television channel TV5Monde represents a major "step up" in the Internet warfare being waged by highly specialised jihadist hackers, experts said Thursday.
"Game of Thrones" to live stream premiere in San Francisco
The U.S. premiere of the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" will be held at a palatial building in San Francisco, aptly suited for the television show about a mythical kingdom.
Apple in talks with major networks over TV service: report
Apple is in talks with US television networks to offer around 25 channels across any iOS device as soon as September, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Thousands of dead fish again wash up in Rio Olympic bay
An "unprecedented" thousands of dead fish washed up in Rio's heavily polluted Guanabara Bay this week, deepening fears for the health of competitors at the 2016 Olympics and alarming fishermen.
NBC channel is now live on PCs, devices in 10 markets
Television viewers in 10 U.S. markets are now able to watch their local NBC stations live on computers and mobile devices—as long as they are paying customers.
Third time unlucky for 3-D television – so what went wrong this time?
Television broadcasts in 3D promised to give people an extra dimension in viewing movies, sport and other entertainment but take up of the technology has not been that great. This is not the first time the ...
Samsung launches Tizen-powered TVs in home market
South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. has started domestic sales of high-end televisions powered by its Tizen operating system and plans to add washing machines, fridges and other appliances ...
Are aliens watching old TV shows?
You've probably heard the trope about how aliens have been watching old episodes of "I Love Lucy" and might think these are our "historical documents". How far have our signals reached?
Study shows how to open wallets of web-surfing TV watchers
A growing fear among television advertisers is that distracted viewers – those multitaskers using smartphones, laptops and tablets while watching TV – are becoming less susceptible to advertisers' messages.
SpaceX cargo ship reaches International Space Station (Update)
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived Monday at the International Space Station, carrying 2.6 tons of food and supplies for the astronauts at the orbiting research laboratory.
The future is bright, the future is quantum dot televisions
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has arrived again, the world's largest consumer electronics and technology exhibition in Las Vegas, where manufacturers will show off the new technologies available in 20 ...