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Nielsen: 16M U.S. homes now get TV over-the-air, a 48% increase over past 8 years
TechCrunch

The number of U.S. households without a traditional cable or satellite TV subscription that instead receive broadcast stations using a digital antenna has jumped by nearly 50 percent over the past 8 years to reach 16 million homes, according to a new report f… more…

Drones on track to stay flying at British racecourses for foreseeable future
The Guardian (AU)

• Punters gaining an edge via time-lag on TV pictures • Sky working on problem but Ascot joining in April Drone activity around British racecourses is likely to continue for many months to come, with Sky Sports Racing in particular seemingly unable to reduce … more…

Sling TV unveils free streaming option for Roku users - CNET
Cnet.com

Streaming service also unveils new binge-watching feature. more…

You can stream the Super Bowl online for free — here's how
Business Insider

Super Bowl LIII is on Sunday, February 3. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. ET. It's possible to stream the game online from your phone, tablet, browser, Roku TV, or Chromecast from the CBS or Yahoo apps. There are also Super Bowl streaming options for football fa… more…

How to watch Dateline NBC’s The R. Kelly Story online without cable
Fastcompany.com

The special comes just weeks after Lifetime’s searing docu-series Surviving R. Kelly. The list of R. Kelly’s public accusers is about to get longer. In a surprise special tonight, NBC Dateline says it will reveal new information about the scandal-ridden music… more…

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Apple Watch Series 3 from $229, $550 off 12-inch MacBook, Leather iPhone X Folio Case $50, more
9to5mac.com

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Anker Accessory Sale from $9.50, Sonos Beam w/ AirPlay 2 $319, iTunes Movies from $1, more
9to5mac.com

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay up to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ a… more…

Sunday's Best Deals: Speedo, Sunglasses, Smokeless Grill, and More
Theinventory.com

Discounts on Kate Spade sale items, discounted hyper drive, and a Sunglass Warehouse sitewide sale lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Read more... more…

Cord cutting has grown by 50 percent in the last eight years
Engadget

A new Nielsen study has found that the number of cord cutters in the US has grown by 48 percent over the past eight years. Apparently, 16 million homes no longer have traditional cable or satellite TV subscriptions, which means 14 percent of all hous... more…

Blood Moon 2019: Why the Coming Lunar Eclipse Spawns Memories of Mr. Magoo
Space.com

Whenever we have a total eclipse of the moon approaching, as we do now, my mind always drifts back to my very first total lunar eclipse more than half a century ago. more…

Nielsen: US homes receiving over-the-air broadcast channels without a traditional cable or satellite TV subscription increased 48% to 16M over the past 8 years (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)
Techmeme.com

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Nielsen: US homes receiving over-the-air broadcast channels without a traditional cable or satellite TV subscription increased 48% to 16M over the past 8 years — The number of U.S. households without a traditional cable or satellite… more…

Recode Daily: That #10YearChallenge on social media: Harmless meme or data-harvesting scheme?
Recode

Plus, Pinterest is interviewing bankers — a sign that its IPO is finally happening; the number of US cord-cutting households grew nearly 50 percent in the last eight years; why Slack changed its logo. more…

NBC plans ad-supported streaming service
Adage.com

NBC Universal plans to launch a free, ad-supported streaming service in early 2020, the company announced on Monday. The yet-to-be-named service will be led by Bonnie Hammer, who was promoted to chairman, direct-to-consumer and digital enterprises, for NBCU. … more…

Best Streaming Apps for Cord Cutters
Pocketnow.com

If you're just getting cutting your first cords and want to explore what awaits for you on the streaming networks, we can help you out. The post Best Streaming Apps for Cord Cutters appeared first on Pocketnow. more…

Comcast Customers: You've Got a Free Streaming Service Coming Your Way
Fool.com

Seems everyone wants a piece of the streaming video market. more…

Can NBC Take On Netflix and Disney With a Free Streaming Service?
Fool.com

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke gave us some details on its streaming plans. more…

The year of voice, Gillette's #MeToo ad, Amazon's influencers
Business Insider

Dear Readers, Welcome to the first edition of BI’s new Media and Advertising newsletter. We’ve replaced our daily digest with a weekly version that publishes every Wednesday and will go deeper into the big stories we’ve been following. We’ll play around with … more…

Consumers Waste More Than $1,000 On Unwatched TV Channels: Survey
Forbes.com

Is it fair for cable and satellite providers to charge consumers for channels they don't want? more…

NBCU Shakes Up Leadership, SVOD Race With New Streaming Service
Forbes.com

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal will launch its own ad-supported video-streaming service, headed by one of its most successful executives. It will be ad-supported, and free to Comcast and Sky subscribers. The service faces stiff competition from Netflix and numero… more…

Netflix Investors Cheer Double-Digit Price Increases, Shares Surge
Forbes.com

Consumers will absorb the Netflix price increase by cutting spending on rival services. more…