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House of Cards, the Spacey/Fincher-Led Netflix Original Series, Gets a Trailer House of Cards, the Spacey/Fincher-Led Netflix Original Series, Gets a Trailer
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One of Netflix’s major forays into the original programming game just got its first trailer. House of Cards, the new show based on the British miniseries of the same name, comes to you courtesy Fight Club & The Social Network …

Hulu Launches Kid-Friendly Ad-Free Section “Hulu Kids” Hulu Launches Kid-Friendly Ad-Free Section “Hulu Kids”

Hulu has just unveiled Hulu Kids, their new kid-friendly streaming section. It is now available online at hulu.com/kids and on the PS3. At launch, Hulu has included 43 kids shows inside the new section. All of the video housed inside …

The Debates Drew 24 Million Streams, Says YouTube The Debates Drew 24 Million Streams, Says YouTube
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With the Presidential debates in our rear-view mirror and the election less than two weeks away, YouTube has taken some time to reflect on the viewership numbers from their live streams. 2012 was the first year that YouTube streamed the …

Netflix Q3 Earnings: $905M Revenue, 1.16M New Domestic Subscribers Netflix Q3 Earnings: $905M Revenue, 1.16M New Domestic Subscribers
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Facebook’s not the only company reporting their Q3 earnings today, as Netflix just put out their quarterly summary. Revenue is $905 million, up from $889 million in Q2 2012 and up $83 million year-over-year. Their reported earnings per share were …

Where to Watch Apple’s iPad Mini Event Where to Watch Apple’s iPad Mini Event

Apple is notorious for refusing to live stream their various press events online, but today they are making an exception. Or possibly creating a new rule. Yeah, let’s go with that one. If you want to watch today’s event live, …

Watch the Third Party Candidates Debate Live on YouTube Watch the Third Party Candidates Debate Live on YouTube
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Tonight, the final Presidential debate takes place between Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. And although those are the two candidates for America’s highest office that you hear about the most, there are actually other people …

Netflix Completes Nordic Launch with Finland Netflix Completes Nordic Launch with Finland

Netflix has just made good on a promise they made back in August to move into Scandinavia by year’s end. The company said that they would open up their streaming service to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland – and today …

Netflix Debuts in Denmark on “Day Two of Scandinavian Launch Tour” Netflix Debuts in Denmark on “Day Two of Scandinavian Launch Tour”

Just a day after breaking into the Scandinavian market, Netflix has added another country to its growing list (it’s over 50 now). Starting today, residents of Denmark can sign up for Netflix Instant. Yesterday, Netflix launched in Sweden, making it …

Netflix Now Streaming in Sweden, More Scandinavian Support Coming Netflix Now Streaming in Sweden, More Scandinavian Support Coming
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Good news, residents of Sweden. As promised earlier this year, Netflix Instant is finally available in your country. Netflix announced their big expansion into Scandinavia back in August, saying that their streaming service would come to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and …

Only 3% Exclusively Live-Streamed the Presidential Debate Only 3% Exclusively Live-Streamed the Presidential Debate
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Despite the fact that the first Presidential debate was available to be streamed live, for free, on YouTube (and other outlets), only a small fraction of American chose to watch the contest live on their computer or mobile device. Out …

Watch the Presidential Debate Live on Your Xbox (It’s Interactive, If You’re into That) Watch the Presidential Debate Live on Your Xbox (It’s Interactive, If You’re into That)
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Political junkies, members of the informed electorate, concerned citizens: YouTube isn’t the only place to watch a live streamed version of Wednesday night’s Presidential debate. Those of you with Xbox LIVE can also stream the first debate of the season …

Presidential Debates Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder] Presidential Debates Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]
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Today, we begin the last full month before election day. And as we turn our calendars to October, the first Presidential debate is only a couple of days away. University of Denver will host the first debate of the season, …

Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5 Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5
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Today, Netflix launched version 2.4 of their iOS app which, among other things, brings full iPhone 5 optimization to the app. That means that all you guys out there who have already gotten your hands on the new iPhone can …

TVs Now More Used For Streaming Video Than Computers TVs Now More Used For Streaming Video Than Computers

Market research group the NPD Group this week released a report showing that Americans now view more streaming web content through their TVs than on their computer monitors. NPD’s “Digital Video Outlook” report shows that 45% of Americans now primarily …

Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon Prime, Hulu Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon Prime, Hulu
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Amazon has added a ton of content to its Prime Instant Video service over the last few months, and that may have put Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the offensive. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hastings took …

Netflix Unveils New Android App that Mimics the Tablet Experience Netflix Unveils New Android App that Mimics the Tablet Experience

Last week, Netflix launched their all new iOS app that they said more closely resembles the Netflix experience on tablets. And today, the company has unveiled an all new Android app that also attempts to mimic the tablet version of …

Ricky Gervais Taking “Bittersweet Comedy Drama” to Netflix Ricky Gervais Taking “Bittersweet Comedy Drama” to Netflix

Through his various award show-hosting gigs, hilariously unabashed Twitter presence, and shows like “The Office” and “Extras,” Ricky Gervais has become a pretty hot commodity in recent years. Now, the latest to score a Ricky Gervais-helmed project are the folks …

Mitt Romney’s Univision Hispanic Forum Streams Live Tonight on Facebook Mitt Romney’s Univision Hispanic Forum Streams Live Tonight on Facebook
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Last month, we told you that both Presidential candidates had signed up for their own “Meet the Candidates” event co-sponsored by Spanish language broadcaster Univision and Facebook. Today, it’s Mitt Romney’s turn to address the forum. The event will kick …

Werner Herzog Is Directing a Killers Concert, and You Can Watch it Live Werner Herzog Is Directing a Killers Concert, and You Can Watch it Live

Werner Herzog is the lastest director to helm a concert in YouTube, VEVO, and American Express’ UNSTAGED concert series. Today, he’ll be directing the broadcast of The Killers’ concert in NYC, set to kick off at 7 pm ET. And …

Spotify Generates Just Enough Profit from Subscriptions to Pay for Free Service Spotify Generates Just Enough Profit from Subscriptions to Pay for Free Service

Spotify’s business model is pretty simple: Offer a large (and sometimes fully unrestricted) free streaming service to users, and support that partially with ads. The hope is that enough users will want to pay the monthly subscription in order to …

DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED] DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Videos from the convention are appearing on the DNC’s official channel. YouTube says that there was no copyright violation and that it was simply an incorrect error message that users saw on Tuesday night. Here’s their statement: “After Tuesday’s …