Reports: Amazon Deal To Buy MGM Studios For $9 Billion Nearly Done

According to numerous reports Amazon is very close to a deal to buy MGM Studios and its film library for nearly $9 billion with debt. This would significantly alter the streaming wars and give Amazon a huge base of over…

Twitch Updates Policy to Address Severe Off-Service Misconduct

Twitch has announced it will start addressing severe cases of misconduct that impact its community, even if they occur off-service.

New Apple TV May Sport 120Hz

Code in the iOS 14.5 beta has provided a clue about a possible Apple TV refresh, one with 120Hz support.

YouTube Can Now Check For Copyright Issues During Upload

YouTube is rolling out a major new feature designed to protect content creators, warning them of potential copyright issues during upload.

Google Backs Out of Game-Making, Shuts Down Stadia Game Studios

Google is backing away from making games for its Stadia gaming platform, shutting down the involved studios.

Netflix May Be Working On New Feature…For Apple Users

Netflix is reportedly working on a new feature that will primarily benefit Apple users with certain AirPods.

AT&T Getting Serious About Selling DirecTV, Fielding Offers

AT&T is reportedly fielding offers to sell its DirecTV satellite service, as the service shrinks due to the rise of streaming options.

T-Mobile TVision Giving Customers 30+ Free Channels

T-Mobile informed TVision subscribers they will be receiving 30+ channels, normally part of the Vibe plan, for free.

Hulu Raising the Price of Hulu + Live TV

Hulu is once again raising prices on its Hulu + Live TV streaming service, the latest price increase among streaming services.

Not All Good Disney+ News… 25% Of Subs From India

Legendary media executive Tom Rogers says that investors need to look under the hood a bit with Disney+ because a quarter of its subscribers are from a low-revenue deal with Hotstar based in India.

Walmart and Comcast May Partner On Smart TVs

Walmart and Comcast are in talks to partner on smart TVs running Comcast’s software.

Analyst: Netflix Will Launch One Movie a Day

During the pandemic, Netflix has become so dominant that over the next few years they will be able to launch a movie every day, something their competition simply won’t be able to match.

AT&T CEO: HBO Max At Huge Disadvantage To Big Tech

AT&T’s streaming video service HBO Max is at a huge disadvantage to tech companies in the streaming video market says AT&T CEO, John Stankey.

Google Unveils New TV Service, Google TV

Google made a surprise announcement today, unveiling its take on television: Google TV.

ViacomCBS Seeks Streaming Supremacy With ‘Paramount+’

ViacomCBS is seeking streaming supremacy by leveraging both Paramount’s content and the historic Paramount brand. The company says they are rebranding CBS All Access as Paramount+ as a result of the merger of CBS and Viacom last year.

Coronavirus: EU Asks Netflix to Throttle Video

In an effort to ease the strain on internet infrastructure, the European Union is asking that Netflix stream video to standard definition when necessary.

Coronavirus: Discord Ups Go Live Limit to 50 People

Discord announced it is temporarily increasing the number of people who can view a live stream to 50 as a result of the coronavirus.

Amazon AppStream 2.0 Adds Native Application Mode On Windows

Amazon AppStream has received an upgrade, adding native application mode for Windows PCs.

YouTube TV Loses Fox Regional Sports

YouTube TV is notifying users that it has lost the rights to Sinclair-owned channels, including Fox Regional Sports and the YES Network.

HBO and Cinemax Coming to YouTube TV

YouTube TV has scored a win against its streaming TV rivals with a deal to bring HBO and Cinemax to its service.t