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Hulu Lets You ID Obscure Actors With Face Match Hulu Lets You ID Obscure Actors With Face Match

You know that annoying moment when you’re watching a TV show and an actor comes across the screen that you just can’t place? You know his name, it’s on the tip of your tongue – and you know that was …

Netflix Announces UK Streaming Service Netflix Announces UK Streaming Service

Netflix, despite some recent stumbles, is still the world’s top internet film subscription service. And they have just announced a move that will significantly expand their global reach. Today, the company said that they are bringing streaming services to the …

Netflix, CW Partner To Stream Gossip Girl, Supernatural Netflix, CW Partner To Stream Gossip Girl, Supernatural

Let the Netflix bashing subside for a moment – it looks like they will be adding a bunch of popular streaming content to their catalog. They have announced a long-term deal with CBS and Warner Bros. to stream CW scripted …

Netflix Drops Qwikster: Here’s The Internet Reaction Netflix Drops Qwikster: Here’s The Internet Reaction
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Netflix might be waking up to the reality that no matter what they do nowadays, it’s going to piss off a large percentage of their customers. Remember that whole Qwikster idea? The DVD-only company that was announced last month as …

Blockbuster Movie Pass Sounds Great…If You’re a DISH Subscriber Blockbuster Movie Pass Sounds Great…If You’re a DISH Subscriber

Yesterday it was speculated that DISH Network and their recent acquisition Blockbuster would be launching a streaming service to rival Netflix. Today, they did launch a streaming service, but you can’t quite call it a rival to Netflix. During their …

Blockbuster Launching Netflix Rival Subscription Streaming Service? Blockbuster Launching Netflix Rival Subscription Streaming Service?
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It looks like Blockbuster might be jumping into the subscription streaming market, adding another player into a growing field that is getting more crowded by the minute. Of course Netflix is the biggest player when it comes to streaming video …

Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming
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Finally, there’s some (decently) good news for Netflix. They have announced that an agreement has been reached with Discovery Communications to “renew and expand” their streaming content contract. This means that Netflix streaming customers will have access to past seasons …

Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards
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UPDATE: @Qwikster responds to his new fame. Imagine a couple – a nice couple that truly loved each other and shared a virtually drama-free relationship. We will call them Bob and Jessica. Now imagine that one day, Bob dropped a …

Netflix Lowers Subscriber Projections, Stock Plummets Netflix Lowers Subscriber Projections, Stock Plummets
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Today, Netflix sent out a letter to its shareholders that discussed Q3 expectations. In that letter, they announced that they are lowering their domestic subscriber estimates. By one million users. And the bulk of those users that Netflix expects to …

Citizen Kane Now Available on YouTube Citizen Kane Now Available on YouTube

Just in time for its 70th anniversary, one of the best films of all time is now available for you to stream on YouTube. Orson Welles’ seminal classic Citizen Kane has joined the growing catalog of films available in YouTube’s …

42% of Workers Streaming Video in the Bathroom 42% of Workers Streaming Video in the Bathroom

Are you one of the 64% of people who watch online video while at work? If you are, it’s more likely that you are a man and according to figures, you are most likely watching news clips. That’s the basic …

Netflix Cracks Down On Multiple Streams Per Account Netflix Cracks Down On Multiple Streams Per Account

UPDATE: According to Netflix, this error message is a glitch, not a representation of a policy change. Netflix VP of Communications Steve Swasey had this to say in an email to GigaOm – No Netflix member is limited to less …

Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase
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Two interesting things just happened in the world of Netflix. First, those much-talked-about and generally despised price changes went into effect. Second, Netflix lost all of its Starz content. Starz called off talks in the contract renewal process, leaving Netflix …

Netflix Reminder: Price Change in Two Days Netflix Reminder: Price Change in Two Days
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Here at WebProNews, keeping you abreast about the goings-on in the tech industry is job one, but we’re also here to inform and, in some cases, remind people of upcoming changes. With that in mind, here’s our public service announcement …

Netflix, Hulu Users Streaming Video in Vastly Different Ways Netflix, Hulu Users Streaming Video in Vastly Different Ways
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There is a fundamental distinction between Netflix users and Hulu users, and it goes far beyond who has more allegiance to 30 Rock. Netflix and Hulu users differ greatly in both how they stream their content and what content they …

Netflix Price Hike Opens the Door for Blockbuster – According to Blockbuster Netflix Price Hike Opens the Door for Blockbuster – According to Blockbuster
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As the fallout continues from Netflix’s decision to split up its streaming and DVD services and charge more for DVDs, many are wondering if and how that anger will translate into losses for the company. Sure, people are outraged, that …

Netflix Raises Prices, What’s Next For Users? Netflix Raises Prices, What’s Next For Users?
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Today, Netflix dropped the bomb that it was doing away with its unlimited streaming / DVD combo plan in favor of separate plans for each service. Users (myself included) that want unlimited streaming options as well as 1-DVD-at-a-time rental enjoy …

Netflix Responds, Will Bring Sortable Lists Back Netflix Responds, Will Bring Sortable Lists Back

Some of your complaints about the new Netflix interface have been heard, apparently. Scrolling and sortable lists have been addressed, although, the overall redesign is still in place, much to the chagrin of those who wanted a complete rollback. When …

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Red Carpet Live on YouTube Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Red Carpet Live on YouTube

I know, I know. This is the 4th of July, a celebration of our declaration of independence from the tyranny of Britain. And Harry Potter is decidedly quite British. But it’s been centuries – we can talk about this today, …

It’s Official: Streaming Video Consumers Watching Less TV It’s Official: Streaming Video Consumers Watching Less TV
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Until recently, Nielsen’s data suggested that the heaviest media consumers were the heaviest across every type of media – streaming, mobile, standard TV, etc. Basically, that meant that if you watched a lot of streaming content online, then you also …

Bonnaroo Live Stream Comes To Vevo Bonnaroo Live Stream Comes To Vevo
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This article is dedicated to all of you whose friends have trotted off to Bonnaroo without you. Whether you couldn’t get off work, don’t have the money or can’t stand the thought of camping in 90-degree weather for 4 days, …