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Reelgood helps cord cutters find, track and watch content from across streaming services

Reelgood, a service making it easier for cord cutters to find something new to watch and keep track of their favorite shows, is today exiting beta with the launch of a new site that aggregates content from across over 250 streaming services in a single interface. The end result is something of a TV guide for the new streaming age. The startup first got off the ground in 2015 as an iPhone application for social networking with a focus on movies. But the team soon learned that the real challenge…

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Twitter inks live stream deals for Wimbledon, Comic-Con coverage, and more

Twitter is continuing to grow its live streaming business, with a series of new deals announced over the past week or so, including a partnership that will bring live streams from the floor of theSan Diego Comic-Con in July, as well as behind-the-scenes action and news from Wimbledon, among several other efforts. You may recall that Wimbledon was the first live-streamed sport to pop up on Twitters network last year, after the company had announced its $10 million deal to stream the NFLs Thursday Night Football games. The Wimbledon coverage…

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comScore: cord cutters tend to have lower incomes than pay TV subscribers, watch less television

A new comScore study out today has taken a deeper look at the behavior of cord cutters here in the U.S., in order better understand how this growing demographic differs from pay TV subscribers, as well as what factors may have influenced their decision to leave cable TV behind. According to the report, cord cutters tend to be lower- to middle-income, and despite spending more time on streaming services than the average viewer they watch far less television than your typical pay TV customer. Whats notable about the comScore study…

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Twitter brings its TV app with live video to Roku

On the heels of introduced on Apple TV, Fire TV and Xbox One, and will offer a similar experience that combines live video alongside top tweets. The Roku launch is a significant expansion for Twitters TV app, as Roku today has 14 million active user accounts across both its streaming players and TV sets, as of of the end of March. Roku says the new app will offer the same live streaming video thats live on Twitter, including its original programming and live simulcasts in sports, entertainment, news and politics.…

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