For those of you following the saga of authentication, rumors from Apple today may bring a refreshing new twist to the effort to bring cable television content online.
According to sources who spoke to AllThingsD, Apple is trying to talk the networks into streaming their content in the iTunes store and charging users $30 a month. The
service would not be tied to any hardware like Apple TV, but deliver televiswion programs through iTunes’ multimedia
software. The news should shake the cable companies in their boots a little.