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Beats Music Is Coming ‘Within the Next Few Months’ Beats Music Is Coming ‘Within the Next Few Months’

Beats may be known for their headphones, but soon they want you to know them for their music streaming platform, Beats Music. President Luke Wood recently told The Next Web that he plans on launching the much-anticipated service “within the …

Grammy-Winning Audio Engineer Andrew Scheps Talks Streaming Media Audio Quality At Google Grammy-Winning Audio Engineer Andrew Scheps Talks Streaming Media Audio Quality At Google

Google has uploaded a presentation from Andrew Scheps, a Grammy-winning engineer, who has worked with Metallica, U2, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Adele, to name a few. He discusses and demonstrates audio quality in streaming media. The presentation is …

Streaming Video Devices to Hit 8 Billion by 2017 Streaming Video Devices to Hit 8 Billion by 2017

With Netflix programming now winning Emmy Awards, doubt is fading about whether streaming video is the future of TV. While competing companies such as Hulu and Amazon are heating up the streaming competition, hardware manufacturers are also competing to sell …

20% of the Songs on Spotify Have Never Been Streamed 20% of the Songs on Spotify Have Never Been Streamed

Today’s Spotify’s 5th birthday (Happy Birthday, guys!), having been launched back on October 7th, 2008, in Sweden (and a handful of other European countries). As many companies do on milestone days, Spotify has released a celebratory blog post with some …

Amazon’s Set-Top Box Reportedly Coming by Christmas Amazon’s Set-Top Box Reportedly Coming by Christmas

The fact that Amazon is developing its own set-top streaming device shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. Not only does Amazon have its own content library to promote (Amazon Instant Video), but the company’s also been stepping its toes …

Netflix for iOS Gets HD Video and AirPlay Support Netflix for iOS Gets HD Video and AirPlay Support

More than a year and a half ago, when Netflix updated their app for the then-new iPad, the company promised that HD video was on the way. They didn’t give a timeframe, but we figured it wouldn’t be too long …

Even Netflix’s CFO Thinks HBO Should Probably Offer a Standalone Streaming Service Even Netflix’s CFO Thinks HBO Should Probably Offer a Standalone Streaming Service
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Game of Thrones is the most pirated show on TV – and it has more to do with it than just great characters, amazing set design, and Khaleesi’s boobs. HBO does not offer a standalone streaming service. Sure, they have …

Target Ticket Enters Crowded On-Demand Video Space with a Focus on Being ‘Family Friendly’ Target Ticket Enters Crowded On-Demand Video Space with a Focus on Being ‘Family Friendly’
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After months of beta testing, Target has just launched its new on-demand digital video service to the public. It’s called Target Ticket, and at launch it boasts over 30,000 individual titles. Many of these titles are available to either buy …

38% of Americans Use Netflix, 88% Report Binge Viewing 38% of Americans Use Netflix, 88% Report Binge Viewing
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More than one-third of Americans now stream movies and TV shows via Netflix. A new report from Nielsen says that 38% of people in the U.S. use or subscribe to Netflix, up from 31% in 2012. Overall, the use of …

Netflix to Launch in The Netherlands on Sept. 11th Netflix to Launch in The Netherlands on Sept. 11th
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It looks like Netflix’s next international expansion will find the company landing in The Netherlands. The company announced this move back in June, but without a specific date attached. Variety quotes sources who say that Netflix will officially launch in …

Set-Top Box Market Growing, Despite Other “Smart” Devices Set-Top Box Market Growing, Despite Other “Smart” Devices

For the past half-decade or so, set-top boxes have been getting smarter. Not the ones provided by cable companies, but boxes from Roku and other companies have been trying to provide quality streaming services to living rooms for years. Now, …

Pandora Lifts 40-Hour Per Month Streaming Cap Pandora Lifts 40-Hour Per Month Streaming Cap

Starting September 1st, Pandora users will be able to listen to as much free music as they want. The streaming radio company has just announced that they are planning on lifting the 40-hour per month cap on free mobile listening …

AMC’s Low Winter Sun Pilot Hits YouTube AMC’s Low Winter Sun Pilot Hits YouTube

AMC’s Low Winter Sun, known (at least for now) as “that show after Breaking Bad,” has just hit YouTube for your free streaming pleasure. Of course, AMC hopes to get curious viewers hooked on the new series with this dangling …

Netflix and The Weinstein Company Ink Exclusive Deal to Stream First-Run Films Netflix and The Weinstein Company Ink Exclusive Deal to Stream First-Run Films

Starting in 2016, Netflix will be the exclusive subscription home to all films from The Weinstein Company, and its members will get to stream the movies inside the pay TV window. Harvey Weinstein says that it’s probably the biggest deal …

UFC Takedown Notices Include Lots of Porn UFC Takedown Notices Include Lots of Porn

Make no mistake about it: UFC President Dana White absolutely hates it when people stream UFC fights on the Internet. So much so, in fact, he has been incredibly outspoken about making such an act a felony. With that in …

Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus

Netflix is capitalizing on the back-to-school craze by adding some titles that bring back memories of grade school, especially book fairs. Well, at least for me. Ah, nostalgia. Starting today, you will be able to stream all 74 episodes of …

Amazon Options New Sci-Fi Thriller “Orbit” Amazon Options New Sci-Fi Thriller “Orbit”

Aliens are coming to Earth. The fate of the world depends on a small band of people who must fight the battle of their lives. At least, that’s what the first draft says anyway. Amazon has optioned a new science-fiction …

Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device
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With a small update to its iOS app, Roku has just turned your Apple device into a video beamer. Last September, Roku launched “Play on Roku,” a feature that allows users to stream photos and music from their mobile devices …

Google’s Subscription Music Service Lands in Europe Google’s Subscription Music Service Lands in Europe

Nearly three months after it went live in the U.S. and a few weeks after it came to Australia and New Zealand, Google has just launched its Play Music All Access subscription-based streaming service in a bunch of European countries. …

Netflix Snags ‘Marco Polo’ Drama from Starz, Debuting Next Year Netflix Snags ‘Marco Polo’ Drama from Starz, Debuting Next Year

You can add another Netflix original series to the growing list of dramas set to premiere some time next year. TV Guide is reporting that the streaming company has acquired the rights to Marco Polo, a new series about one …

Commerce Department Recommends Congress Bring Back A Part Of SOPA Commerce Department Recommends Congress Bring Back A Part Of SOPA

I think we can all agree that SOPA was no good. The legislation would have done extensive damage to the Internet and free speech all in the name of stopping piracy. One of the more troubling parts of the legislation …