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Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K. Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K.

Spotify is opening up its closed beta for its new web player in the U.K., letting more people have access to the browser-based music streaming experience. We first learned that Spotify was finally planning on launching a web player back …

Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works

Amazon today announced a new kids show in development from Amazon Studios. Prime Instant Video has greenlit the pilot for interactive math-based puzzle show Sara Solves It. Here’s Amazon’s official synopsis of the show: Viewers follow brother and sister duo …

YouTube Music Streaming Service On The Way [REPORT] YouTube Music Streaming Service On The Way [REPORT]

According to a report from Fortune that cites multiple sources inside both Google and the record industry, YouTube is set to launch its own subscription music service later this year in tandem with the Google Play subscription service that we’ve …

‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie ‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie

Pulp, a british indie “comedy about comics,” debuts today as the first-ever Xbox 360-exclusive film. As streaming and downloading options continue to expand, this is a first for the popular console. The film’s creators cite the growing cost of theatrical …

Pandora Puts 40-Hour/Month Cap on Free Mobile Listening, Says It’ll Only Affect 4% of Users Pandora Puts 40-Hour/Month Cap on Free Mobile Listening, Says It’ll Only Affect 4% of Users

Streaming music radio service Pandora has just announced that it will be ending free unlimited streaming for mobile users. Before you grab your pitchforks, Pandora is assuring users that this will only affect a very small portion of its mobile …

Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar

Spotify for iOS has just received a makeover, and it brings a new interface that makes navigation, playback, and more a whole lot easier. The first big thing that you’ll notice is that you can now navigate around the app …

Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies
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Netflix is looking to “honor the ways you really watch Netflix” by giving out awards to films and TV shows in some untraditional award categories. The company has just launched The Flixies, just two days after the Academy Awards, and …

Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views

The Billboard Hot 100 chart, a longstanding signifier of what’s popular in pop music, has received a retooling for the modern age. Starting now, YouTube views are now an official metric in determining what songs hit the Hot 100 chart. …

House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around
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Netflix has refused to release any specific data on how many of its subscribers are watching their first foray into big-budget original content, House of Cards. Content Chief Ted Sarandos has said that the show is currently the most-watched thing …

House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb) House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb)
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According to the IMDb MOVIEmeter, the Netflix original series House of Cards is currently the most popular TV show in the world right now. IMDb’s MOVIEmeter is based on algorithms that determine levels of public awareness and interest. It takes …

Criterion Collection on Hulu Opens Up 800+ Classic Films for Free This Weekend Criterion Collection on Hulu Opens Up 800+ Classic Films for Free This Weekend

If you’re a film lover and want to spend the weekend holed up watching the best of Jean-Luc Godard, Ingmar Bergman, Francois Truffaut, Kurosawa, Chaplin, and more – Criterion and Hulu have an offer for you. Starting today and continuing …

Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video
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Amazon and CBS have just announced an expanded content agreement that will see even more of the network’s programming become available on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service (Amazon and CBS already have a deal for some of the network’s catalog). …

House of Cards Is the Most-Watched Thing on Netflix Right Now House of Cards Is the Most-Watched Thing on Netflix Right Now

As you may have expected from all of the buzz surrounding the new Netflix original series House of Cards, it’s incredibly popular. Just how popular? Well, according to Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, it’s the most-watched show on Netflix …

HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet) HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet)

As of right now, you should be able to stream HBO GO to your television through Apple TV. But you don’t have an actual app with which to do it…yet. What you can do is stream HBO GO to your …

Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’ Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’

Amazon has just landed another exclusive content deal for its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s the upcoming CBS drama Under the Dome. Here are the specifics of the deal: Just four days after each episode airs on CBS, …

Netflix Loses Out as Sony Pictures Stays with Starz Netflix Loses Out as Sony Pictures Stays with Starz

It looks like Netflix’s interest in Sony films wasn’t strong enough to shake things up. Starz and Sony Pictures Entertainment have just announced an expansion of their previous deal that will see Starz remain the exclusive home for Sony Pictures …

Netflix To Debut Pablo Escobar Drama ‘Narcos’ in 2014 [REPORT] Netflix To Debut Pablo Escobar Drama ‘Narcos’ in 2014 [REPORT]

Fresh off the instant success of their first big-budget series House of Cards, Netflix may already be lining up another series to expand upon their position as a true content provider and alternative to traditional cable. According to Deadline, Netflix …

Netflix’s New Ad Laments Spoilers Just Days After Dropping the Entire Season of House of Cards All at Once Netflix’s New Ad Laments Spoilers Just Days After Dropping the Entire Season of House of Cards All at Once

Netflix has undeniably shook up the game with its release structure for the original series House of Cards – mainly that there was no release structure. Netflix simply dumped the entire first season (all 13 episodes) into our hungry mouths …

House of Cards Marathoning Gets the Rap It Deserves

Your House of Cards-watching mania has finally received the hip-hop tribute it deserves. “I can’t stop watching house of cards – six episodes in like twenty-four ahrrrrrrrs.” That’s all. Some minor spoilers ahead – but nothing that damaging. [Adam WarRock …

Redbox Instant Coming (Exclusively) to Xbox 360 in the “Very Near Future” Redbox Instant Coming (Exclusively) to Xbox 360 in the “Very Near Future”

Microsoft has just announced that Redbox Instant, the company’s streaming video venture with Verizon, will be coming to the Xbox 360 as as console exclusive. “Today we’re happy to reveal that Redbox Instant by Verizon will be coming to Xbox …

Watch ‘House of Cards’ for Free, But Only Episode One and Only for a Month Watch ‘House of Cards’ for Free, But Only Episode One and Only for a Month

Netflix is dangling a carrot in front of non-members’ faces by offering the pilot episode of their brand-new original series House of Cards to everyone – for one month. Non-members (and members, of course) can head here to stream the …