Reddit jumps into original video; HBO does away with DVD screeners

More online video news from across the Web:

> Reddit is making the jump into original video, moving beyond its social format. Story

> HBO is taking advice dispensed earlier this year by Irdeto, and doing away with DVD screeners of its upcoming series to combat piracy. Story

> Satellite subscribers are "more likely" to cut the cord and take OTA service than cable subscribers, TiVo says. Release

> Disney and ESPN Media Networks have promoted James Rollins to VP of Digital Video Distribution. Release

> XStream, an OTT and TV Everywhere services provider, opened an office in London. Release

> HBO really is open to the idea of bringing Warner Bros. or Turner content to HBO Now. Story

And finally… Roku HDTVs built by Sharp Electronics are now available at Best Buy stores. Story

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