Disney announces name of Netflix competitor

Disney this week announced the name of its new streaming service, said to be a direct competitor to Netflix. I’ve been listening to The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding via Audible. Great read…or listen. A section that really caught my attention was on naming a company, particularly when entering a new category. According to the…

11 Netflix Shows to Binge Watch

Arrested Development (Season 4 is a Netflix Original) It’s the story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together. It’s the return of the award-winning “Arrested Development,” starring Emmy nominee Jason Bateman and one of the funniest ensembles in TV comedy, who…

5 Tech Predictions for 2014

5 Tech Predictions for 2014 Welcome to the third-annual 5 Tech Predictions, where I analyze trends from the previous year (compiled on http://twitter.com/ericzimmett) and predict what will take shape within the next year. Centered around social media, streaming TV and technology. 5. Amazon Prime becomes No. 2 streaming service behind Netflix Amazon, already a force…

House of Cards available at Redbox

House of Cards, a Netflix-exclusive drama starring Kevin Spacey, is now available at Redbox. Netflix outbid other networks, including HBO, for the show. This is the first time it’s available outside of the streaming service since its February release.