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Netflix Testing Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription Plan In Some Countries

Netflix experimental mobile-only plan in India costs half of a regular monthly subscription, a tier that might be tested in other countries moving forward. The streaming service is also testing plans at shorter increments.

Apps/Software

Netflix Will Not Make Its Movies And Shows Available To Apple's TV Service

The hype train behind Apple's upcoming video streaming platform is set to hit its climax when it is finally unveiled on March 25. However, one popular brand that will not be joining in on the fun is Netflix.

Apps/Software March 19, 2019

Disney Streaming Service To Offer All Disney Movies Ever Made, Says CEO Bob Iger

'Snow White,' 'Cinderella,' 'Frozen,' and every single Disney movie ever released will be included in the Disney+ streaming service shortly after launching. Say goodbye to the Disney Vault.

Apps/Software March 8, 2019

IMDb Launches Free Streaming Service Supported With Ads, And It’s Got Really Great Movies

A streaming service from IMDb, perhaps the greatest movie information resource on the internet, sounds rad. Even more rad? It’s free and has top-rated movies.

Movies/TV Shows January 11, 2019

Sharing Netflix Account? AI Software Unveiled At CES 2019 Can Track You Down

Software company Synamedia said Credentials Sharing Insight can track fraudulent account sharing using artificial intelligence. What could happen to subscribers who share their Netflix and other streaming service account passwords to family and friends?

CES 2019 January 11, 2019

Apple Streaming Service Takes Conservative Approach: No Sex, Profanity, Violence

Apple is taking a family-friendly approach to its streaming service, which is expected to launch next year. The company does not want 'gratuitous sex, profanity or violence' in its shows, which will affect its competitive edge over rivals such as Netflix.

Apple September 24, 2018

Walmart Is Really Serious About Building A Video Streaming Service To Rival Netflix

Walmart is moving ahead with its plan to create a video streaming service. It has apparently hired the former CEO of cable company Epix to kickstart development.

Business Tech July 31, 2018

Walmart Is Thinking About Starting A Video Streaming Service To Take On Netflix

You won’t believe which company is trying to become the next Netflix. Walmart — yes, the retail chain — is apparently considering a streaming service that’ll cost less than rival offerings.

Internet July 19, 2018

Hulu Announces Launch Of Television Guide For Live Streaming Service

Hulu released a new feature that will optimize its subscribers’ ability to watch live television. The video streaming service’s Live TV guide will allow users to flip channels and record shows.

Apps/Software May 9, 2018

Facebook Rolls Out New Update That Includes Rewinding Live Videos

Facebook enhanced the Facebook Live experience for both app users and publishers. It added several new features such as the Live Rewind and crossposting that is expected to expand the social media network’s video services.

Apps/Software May 8, 2018

Netflix Mobile Apps Finally Get Short Video Previews: Now On iOS, 'Coming Soon' On Android

Netflix video previews were officially rolling out mobile, but just for iOS users at first. The feature is coming soon on Android as well, so here's what you get.

Apps/Software April 20, 2018

YouTube Go Is Branching Out To More Than 130 Countries

After a successful test run, Google announced that it plans to bring YouTube Go to other territories. According to the developers, the data-friendly app will become available in more than 130 nations soon.

Apps/Software February 4, 2018

TiVo Introduces Next-Generation Platform That Combines Cable And Streaming

TiVo introduces its next-generation streaming platform that is geared toward cable providers. This new platform will combine both streaming and cable to reach all audiences.

CES 2018 January 5, 2018

Apple Bets On Family-Friendly Shows Rather Than Edgy Original Programming: Is This The Right Move?

Apple is trying to kickstart its own video streaming service with safe, family-friendly shows. That means there will be no nudity or violence in its initial lineup of original shows, unlike Netflix, Amazon Video, and others.

Apple October 27, 2017

Hulu Live TV Streaming Service Offers Dozens Of Channels At Just $40, Available Now On Android And iOS

Hulu finally launched its live TV service in beta, offering more than 50 channels at just $40. Called Hulu with Live TV, the new app is now available for Android and iOS, so here's what you get.

Internet May 3, 2017

YouTube Takes On Netflix, Hulu, And Other Streaming Services: Launches On-Demand Service For $35 A Month

YouTube has officially announced plans to launch YouTube TV, its own $35-a-month video-on-demand service. It’ll launch on major U.S. markets in the coming months, with plans to expand to more cities across the country.

Internet March 1, 2017

How To Choose The Best Roku For You: Roku Express, Premier And Ultra

Torn about which Roku streaming device to pick? Tech Times compares three Roku player packages to find out which will provide the best TV streaming experience.

Gadgets February 26, 2017

Netflix ‘Fuller House’ Season 2 Streaming Ratings Plummet

Netflix ‘Full House’ reboot ‘Fuller House’ has experienced a steep rating drop in its second streaming season on Netflix. Ratings service Symphony Advanced Media says the show has lost well over half its first season viewers.

Movies/TV Shows December 16, 2016

New BritBox Streaming Service: BBC And ITV UK Content For US Viewers Via Web, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, And More

The two largest UK TV broadcasters have teamed up to offer a new streaming service to U.S. viewers. BritBox will offer content from both BBC and ITV and stream via the web, on Android and iOS devices, and via Roku, Apple TV, and Chromecast.

Internet December 14, 2016

Netflix Might Get Offline Playback Support, But Don't Get Too Excited

Netflix is currently developing a feature that could allow users offline playback of its library. The company is targeting underdeveloped markets who may not have high-speed internet for streaming, so offline playback may not come to the United States.

Internet November 2, 2016

CBS Digital All Access ‘Big Brother OTT’ Cast, Schedule Revealed Ahead Of Imminent Streaming Premiere Date

The all-new digital-only streaming version of hit TV series ‘Big Brother’ is set to premiere, and the cast was just revealed, along with the released weekly schedule. The interactive show is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT, where the final cast member, chosen online by viewers, will be announced.

Internet September 28, 2016

Amazon Takes On Netflix With Huge Original Content Budget

Amazon has its sights set on taking down Netflix in the video streaming wars. The company plans on doubling its original content budget, which will soon eclipse those of both Netflix and HBO.

Movies/TV Shows July 31, 2016

Report: Apple's Tough Stance In Negotiations Has Derailed Rumored Streaming Service

Apple is said to have been planning to launch its own streaming TV service. To this day, it has not yet materialized, with the cause said to be the company's tough stance in negotiations with TV networks.

Apple July 30, 2016

Binge-Watching TV Is Great For Entertainment But Bad For Your Health, Study Suggests

We already know that watching excessive amounts of TV is bad. Now, a new study has shown just how bad spending hours binge-watching shows really is.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 26, 2016

Amazon Prime Video Becomes The Exclusive Streaming Home To ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ And Other Warner Bros. Movies

Amazon and Warner Bros. announced a deal that makes Prime Video the exclusive streaming home to movies like ‘The Matrix,’ ‘Space Jam’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’

Movies/TV Shows July 6, 2016

Shudder July 2016: New Horror Releases Available To Stream Include Impressive Italian Thriller Lineup

New movies available to stream on Shudder in July include giallo thrillers including ‘What Have You Done to Solange’ and ‘Seven Deaths in the Cat’s Eye.’

Movies/TV Shows June 23, 2016

Hulu July 2016: The Complete List Of Movies And TV Shows Available To Stream

New movies and TV shows available to stream on Hulu in July include ’Terminator Genisys' and the original ‘Star Trek’ movies, as well as season 2 of ‘Difficult People’ and ‘Mythbusters.’

Movies/TV Shows June 22, 2016

Amazon Video And Prime Video July 2016: The Complete List Of New Movies And TV Series Available To Stream

New movies and TV series streaming in July on Prime Video and Amazon Video include ‘Kill Bill Vol.1,’ the complete ‘Star Trek’ collection and the season finale of ‘Outlander,’ as well as ‘Batman v Superman’ and ‘Mr. Robot.’

Movies/TV Shows June 21, 2016

After Gear VR, Hulu Now Lands On Oculus Rift

Hulu VR is moving forward to conquer niches of the market, and Oculus Rift support is the latest addition to the service. With its slew of exclusive content and popular streaming choices, Hulu could set the tone in VR movie watching.

Apps/Software June 16, 2016

Hulu June 2016: The Complete List Of Movies And TV Shows Available To Stream

New movies and TV series available to stream on Hulu in June include 'Wayne's World' and 'Carrie,' along with the complete seasons of 'The Good Wife' and 'Rick and Morty.'

Movies/TV Shows May 24, 2016

Prime Video And Prime Video June 2016: The Complete List Of New Movies And TV Series Available To Stream

New movies and TV series being added to Prime Video and Amazon video in June include 'Wayne's World,' 'Zootopia' and season 6 of 'Downton Abbey.'

Movies/TV Shows May 19, 2016

Twitter Now Testing Periscope Live-Streaming Option On Android: Broadcasts Coming Soon?

Twitter wants to catch up with Facebook's video streaming features. Twitter for Android started a testing phase where users can use Periscope's live video capabilities, but full integration still has a long way to go.

Apps/Software May 17, 2016

New Roku Streaming Stick Takes On Google Chromecast And Amazon Fire With Headphone Listening And Quad Core Processor

Roku has unveiled a new version of its streaming stick that allows listeners to privately access streaming audio through headphones via their smartphones. The new stick also features a powerful quad core processor.

Gadgets April 11, 2016

Seeso April 2016: The Complete List Of Movies And New Episodes Being Added

New content coming to Seeso in April includes movies like 'Being John Malkovich,' and new episodes of 'Bajillion Dollar Propertie$.'

Internet Culture April 1, 2016

Redbox Will Give Video Streaming Service Another Shot With Redbox Digital: Report

Redbox is returning to the streaming media market. This time, it doesn't appear to be attempting to go head to head with Netflix.

Business March 28, 2016

Netflix's Catalog Has Fewer Titles Now Than It Did In 2014

Netflix has cut back its catalog of titles by 31.7 percent since 2014 as it continues to release more exclusive content.

Internet Culture March 25, 2016

Chelsea Handler Announces New Netflix Show Format And Premiere Date Via Twitter

Chelsea Handler has announced the format and premiere date details for her upcoming Netflix show. The title of the show has also been announced as "Chelsea."

Internet March 21, 2016

New 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Trailer From Netflix Contains First Clips From Season 2 (Video)

The new trailer for 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' has just arrived from Netflix. The video contains a sneak peek at whats in store for season two, which debuts soon.

Internet March 15, 2016

Netflix Finds It Takes No More Than Two Minutes Before Users Give Up Browsing On Its Platform

Netflix researchers found it takes users about 60 to 90 seconds before they get bored with searching for something good to watch on the platform.

Internet Culture February 24, 2016

Crackle March 2016: The Complete List Of Movies And TV Shows Available To Stream

Crackle is releasing new movies and TV shows in March, including episodes of 'Comedians in Cars With Coffee,' 'The Rum Diary' and 'Ghostbusters.'

Internet Culture February 23, 2016

Recording Academy President Speaks Out Against Music Streaming As CBS Touts Record-Breaking Grammy Video Streaming

On this year's Grammy Awards, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow criticized music streaming services for the small royalty payments artists receive for their songs. Meanwhile, CBS touted huge increases in video streaming of the broadcast.

Internet February 19, 2016

Apple TV Streaming Service Hits Another Wall: CBS CEO Says

Leslie Moonves, CBS CEO, burst the bubble of those waiting for an Apple TV streaming service this year. The media company’s leader commented on the CBS-Apple negotiations, and it looks like progress is lagging.

Internet February 17, 2016

How To Hide Netflix Titles Already Streamed From The 'Continue Watching' Section

This Netflix hack allows subscribers to remove titles they already streamed from appearing in the 'Continue Watching' section on their homepage.

Internet Culture February 16, 2016

Jon Stewart, 'Girls' And 'Game Of Thrones' Debuts May Help HBO Now Reverse Disappointing Subscriber Growth

HBO’s fledgling streaming service for cord cutters has failed to meet analysts' expectations for subscribers. Upcoming hits like 'Girls,' 'Game Of Thrones,' and some new high profile projects could help bring more viewers on board.

Business February 11, 2016

Netflix Price Increase On The Way For Some Customers

A price increase is in the cards for a large portion of Netflix customers. Older subscribers whose monthly rates were grandfathered in when the company raised its prices two years ago will be bumped up to the company’s current $9.99 rate for its HD streaming service.

Internet January 26, 2016

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