Apple seeking Hollywood deal to extend streaming; Time Warner makes $1B content deal with Netflix

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> Apple is negotiating with Hollywood studios to put movies on cloud servers, which would help users stream those movies on Apple devices such as iPads or iPhones, media reports said. Article

> Further proof that hell has frozen over: Chief Netflix antagonist Jeff Bewkes, chief executive at Time Warner, has signed off on what's being called "its biggest deal yet" to bring television content from Warner Bros. Television Group and CBS to the streaming video service. Article

> October, it appears, is a month for reversals: Netflix abandoned its plans to spin off its DVD business, and Universal Pictures decided that risking a boycott by movie theater chains to trial its VOD release time of Tower Heist wasn't worth the gamble. So, it should come as no real surprise that Hulu's owners have called off the sale of the video aggregator, too. Article

> Sources tell Bloomberg Google isn't looking to buy Akamai, countering the rumors that were first reported by Business Insider last week. Article

> Looking for the ideal way to stream video to your TV? Let's see, Apple TV, Microsoft's Xbox, any of the Roku boxes, Western Digital and the Boxee Box come to mind. There are a lot of options, but none of them, yet, offer everything. The National Journal takes a look at the different boxes available and what they offer to consumers who might be looking to cut the cord. Article

> Hold onto your hats, Sony's Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment networks once again have been targeted by hackers, Sony's security chief Tuesday said telling users some 93,000 accounts had been compromised. Article

> Revenue from online TV and videos will increase more than six-fold to $21.52 billion in 2016, driven by international expansion and an increase in adoption by consumers, according to new research from Digital TV Research. Article

> AOL is hoping to make it easier to include high-quality online video on digital publishers' websites, today announcing the launch of "Editors Room," a platform allowing users to add premium-monetizeable video to every page. Article

> Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves contends that Netflix's price increase, poor communications with customers and sudden aboutface to spin off its DVD-by-mail business, has done enough harm to the brand that it's likely to slow subscriber growth and reduce earnings... for a while. But, he adds, it's likely to hit 62 million global users by 2016. Article

> It has been a banner quarter for online video companies and their mobile video counterparts, with the combined sectors raising more than $236.5 million in the third quarter. Article

> Comcast's Universal Pictures, facing a boycott by movie chain operators, has cancelled its plan to offer consumers in Portland, Ore. and Atlanta access at home to Tower Heist just three weeks after it debuted in theaters. Article

And finally... A food fight led to domestic battery charges for a woman on Chicago's Southwest Side. Article