After the coffee. Before getting my cats a water fountain.
The Skinny: I've started watching
Setting sail. Pack up the animals and grab an umbrella, "Noah" is getting ready to start a journey that should end at the top of the box office. The movie, directed by
Jumping ship. "Nightline" anchor
To stream or not to stream. The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon is considering launching a free, advertiser-supported streaming service that would carry its own original content and acquired fare. However, apparently someone forgot to tell the folks at Amazon, which later denied there was anything to the story. More on the denial from the Associated Press.
Hagglers for hire. Striking out in your efforts to get your pay-TV company to lower your monthly bill? Well, if you are a Time Warner Cable subscriber you can hire Yipit, a company that will negotiate on your behalf to try to snag cheaper rates. According to Reuters, the service is starting a test in New York. The catch: If they do lower your rates, they get a 20% cut of the savings.
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