Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed access to broadband—similar to the deal Netflix already has with Comcast , Verizon , and AT&T . Call it a domino effect, but the agreement—reached reluctantly on Netflix's part—will ensure the cable provider delivers on its bandwidth promises for streaming video. [Variety]
This is the trailer for Men, Women, and Children, the new movie from Juno director Jason Reitman. It's all about how the internet has irrevocably changed a group of people's interpersonal relationships—and though melodramatic, it doesn't seem terribly far from the truth in its portrayal of gadgets and sadness.
There's a startup called NowThisNews that delivers the news du jour in short videos embedded on their site and mobile apps. But these days, apparently that's not enough. So the Awl has noticed, now in addition, NowThisNews is sending out news bulletins via Snapchat. Abandon all hope.