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As School Draws Near, Netflix Starts Marketing To Kids As School Draws Near, Netflix Starts Marketing To Kids

While most of the attention Netflix has been getting lately is related to its original shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, which are very adult-themed, the company has been placing a great deal of emphasis …

Netflix User Profiles Spotted On Apple TV Netflix User Profiles Spotted On Apple TV

Netflix users will soon have access to separate profiles for different members of their household. At E3 in June, Netflix demoed the feature (though it said the finished product could look a little different). Now, some subscribers are starting to …

Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix Streaming Over The Next Week (Hint: It Includes Titanic) Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix Streaming Over The Next Week (Hint: It Includes Titanic)

Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or …

Here’s What’s New To Netflix Streaming This Week [US] Here’s What’s New To Netflix Streaming This Week [US]
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Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or …

YouTube Launches First Major Update To PS3 App YouTube Launches First Major Update To PS3 App

YouTube has launched an update for its PS3 app bringing the “send to TV” feature that pairs the console with a phone or tablet. The update also adds smoother video playback and less buffer through adaptive bitrate streaming. It’s the …

Netflix Extends PBS Deal, Gets A Couple Exclusives Netflix Extends PBS Deal, Gets A Couple Exclusives

Netflix just announced an expanded multi-year agreement with PBS Distribution, which the company says will make a “wide variety of great PBS programming” available to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada. This comes just after a bunch of PBS …

Netflix Lands Exclusive Deal To Stream ‘New Girl’ Netflix Lands Exclusive Deal To Stream ‘New Girl’

Netflix announced today that it has signed an exclusive multi-year streaming deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television to stream the Fox comedy New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel. The first season of the show hits Netflix today, and Netflix will get …

John Hodgman’s Netflix-Exclusive ‘RAGNAROK’ Now Available

Netflix just released its latest exclusive content with the instant availability of the new John Hodgman stand-up special RAGNAROK. Here’s the trailer Netflix released earlier this month: If you’re unfamiliar with the name John Hodgman, you may recognize him from …

Is Netflix About To Get Rid Of A Bunch Of PBS Content? Is Netflix About To Get Rid Of A Bunch Of PBS Content?
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Update: After speaking with a source at Netflix, I can confirm that Netflix is not losing PBS content in the sense that you will no longer see PBS content on Netflix. You will continue to see some titles. The source …

Netflix Will Be Available In The Netherlands This Year Netflix Will Be Available In The Netherlands This Year

Netflix announced on Wednesday that it will launch in the Netherlands in late 2013. This will mark the 41st country where the service is available. It’s hard to say just what all content will be available, but Netflix does say, …

Netflix Is Getting Some New Features In Canada Netflix Is Getting Some New Features In Canada

Last week at E3, Netflix was showing off upcoming user profiles. Yahoo News spoke with a company exec, who demoed the feature, and indicated it would be available by the end of August in the U.S. A few days later, …

Netflix Will Reportedly Launch User Profiles This Summer Netflix Will Reportedly Launch User Profiles This Summer

Netflix is about to get user profiles so you and the rest of your family can have separate experiences with the service, with separate recommendations. Netflix is reportedly showing off the feature at E3, but it’s still in testing. The …

Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku
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Roku announced on Thursday that it will soon be getting Redbox Instant. Roku announced writes in a blog post: We’re always working to bring Roku customers the best range and quality in streaming entertainment, and today we’re excited to announce …

YouTube Now Lets You Make Slow Motion Videos YouTube Now Lets You Make Slow Motion Videos

Google announced that YouTube users can now create slow motion (or “slomo”) videos. If you go to the Enhancement tool or the YouTube Editor, you can apply it to one of your existing videos. “You’ll get a smooth, slomo video …

YouTube Celebrates 8 Years, Has A Billion Monthly Users YouTube Celebrates 8 Years, Has A Billion Monthly Users

YouTube has now been around for eight years, having launched in May of 2005. Google acquired it the following year. The company put up a blog post celebrating the landmark, thanking users, and sharing a few stats. The YouTube Team …

Yahoo Won’t Be Acquiring Dailymotion [Report] Yahoo Won’t Be Acquiring Dailymotion [Report]

Back in March, the Wall Street Journal reported that Yahoo was about to buy a controlling stake in French video site Dailymotion. The company was in said to be in for as much as 75% of the company. The Journal …

YouTube Launches Playbook Guides YouTube Launches Playbook Guides

YouTube announced the launch of Playbook Guides today. These are described as a set of resources for content creators, and are available for the Sports, Music, Education, Media Companies, and Nonprofits categories. “The Creator Playbook is a great resource to …

YouTube Shutdown Prank: All This Time It’s Just Been One Big Contest YouTube Shutdown Prank: All This Time It’s Just Been One Big Contest
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Who knew that all this time YouTube has just been one giant contest to showcase the best video on the Internet? For April Fools’, YouTube announced that contest submissions will be selected at midnight (Eastern), and all YouTube videos will …

Watch Bonnaroo And Outside Lands Live Online At Ustream

Ustream announced today that it will provide exclusive live video streaming for Bonnaroo and the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. This is the result of a partnership with Superfly Presents, Bulldog DM and Springboard Productions. While we’ve certainly seen …

Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’ Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’

Amazon Studios announced that it has greenlit a new original comedy series called Betas for Amazon Prime Instant Video. The company describes the show: Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, …

Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show

Yahoo and CNBC announced the launch of Big Data Download today. This is a new twice daily online program hosted by CNBC’s Courtney Reagan, and regularly featuring Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Aaron Task, senior columnist Michael Santoli and co-host of “The …