A market study in the era of Peak TV

A market study in the era of Peak TV

Peak TV A market study in the era of Peak TV The winners and losers of Peak TV, and what Apple TV can do about it We are living in the world of Peak TV, a term coined by FX President John Landgraf a few years ago – and he was right in many ways. We are living in an...
Aligning IT providers. Who is eliminated?

Aligning IT providers. Who is eliminated?

IT provider alignment Aligning IT providers. Who is eliminated? IT (Information Technology) is changing It is no secret that Information Technology continues to evolve. Both IT providers and their clients continue to adapt to the ever-changing needs of stakeholders....
Twitter and its Trust and Safety Council

Twitter and its Trust and Safety Council

I enjoy Twitter about as much as I do Jim Carrey films. For those of you who do not know me, that means not at all. Maybe it’s this heightened level of disdain that prompts me to write so often about it. Scan back over our blogs and you’ll see impassioned...
The saga of a phantom U-Verse deal

The saga of a phantom U-Verse deal

Just yesterday, I found myself calling the AT&T customer service number. The reason for that? The day prior, I was paying the U-Verse (AT&T’s internet option) bill and noticed that AT&T was offering a deal for the 1GB GigaPower network option — for just a...
NFL Yahoo live stream a success

NFL Yahoo live stream a success

The numbers are in and it looks like the NFL Yahoo live stream was a success, foretelling what could be the future for all sports – and a potential blow to the cable TV giants. The NFL reported that the Buffalo-Jacksonville game, played in London and streamed for free...
The Internet of Things is everywhere

The Internet of Things is everywhere

In just the last few years, my life has been reimagined. Mind you, it hasn’t been my doing, but rather, the Internet of Things that has done so. If the Internet of Things is a phrase you are novice to, Wikipedia coins it as the “Network of physical objects or ‘things’...
Fiat Chrysler hack disturbing in many ways

Fiat Chrysler hack disturbing in many ways

Fiat Chrysler hack disturbing in many ways Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 July 2015 They can hack into our cars now? Now this Fiat Chrysler hack is a little scary. Fiat Chrysler is recalling its new Jeep Cherokees after the company found that its...
Comcast Time Warner Cable merger

Comcast Time Warner Cable merger

The news that the Comcast Time Warner Cable merger will not be pursued is good news for consumers. But it’s no reason to celebrate. Comcast saw how the proposed merger was going to be received by the FCC, so it backed out of the $45 billion merger before the...
HBO NOW. Netflix. Streaming TV.

HBO NOW. Netflix. Streaming TV.

HBO GO. or is it HBO Now? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 April 2015 HBO NOW. Netflix. Streaming TV. HBO NOW. Reed Hastings must be bubbling below the surface. I would be. The Netflix CEO has a reason to celebrate. His long touted rival, HBO, has steered...
Online advertisers have stepped on a landmine

Online advertisers have stepped on a landmine

Remember when advertisers influenced TV content? Probably not. We have been in a free for all for years when TV advertising began being bought by mindless media agencies who match up demographics with target audience needs. Years ago, when a laundry soap sponsored a...
Samsung’s Milk Video won’t beat YouTube

Samsung’s Milk Video won’t beat YouTube

There are a whole host of articles this morning claiming that Samsung’s launch of Milk Video is going to take down YouTube. Seriously? Milk Video is an ad-free app on Galaxy mobile phones that promises to bring users the best of viral and exclusive videos, using...
Rotten Tomatoes is certified fresh in my book

Rotten Tomatoes is certified fresh in my book

Rotten Tomatoes is certified fresh in my book Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 28 October 2014   The most convenient place to find what’s good   Many times when I write a blog, I think about the brands that have become mainstays in my life —...