Topic: streaming media

Will Hulu's Owners Really Sell? The site gives its owners control over content

Ever since the story of an unidentified buyer making a play for Hulu first broke last week, people have been trying to guess who might be in the running to…

June 27, 2011, 11:55 AM EDT

Miramax and Starz Making Online Streaming Deals Miramax signs with Hulu, while Starz aims high with Netflix

Miramax and Starz have both been in deal-making mode to give video streaming services Hulu and Netflix access to their content libraries. Just two weeks after signing a deal with Netflix,…

June 1, 2011, 10:50 AM EDT

Facebook Wants to Be Go-To Site for Media In talks with Spotify and Netflix about adding music, video

Facebook is developing features that will allow users to share media—including music, TV shows, and news—on their profile pages. Sources within the company told the New York Times that the…

May 27, 2011, 12:04 PM EDT

New Hulu Deal Could Delay the Site's Access to Shows Media companies want to sell programs to other streaming services

Hulu is close to renewing its deal to offer TV shows from its media company owners—which include Disney, News Corp., and Comcast’s NBCU—but the new terms could result in the…

May 18, 2011, 10:51 AM EDT

Media Companies Make an About-Face on Netflix 'If you can't beat 'em, join 'em'

Media firms, which have long considered a Netflix a major threat in the war against cord cutting, are singing a different tune—publicly, at least. CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves, who said…

May 9, 2011, 9:45 AM EDT

YouTube to Launch Paid VOD Service Report says Google site has multiple Hollywood deals in place

iTunes and Netflix have some new competition in the movie-streaming race. On Monday, The Wrap reported that YouTube plans to launch a paid video-on-demand service. The service could start as…

April 26, 2011, 8:39 AM EDT

Dish vs. Netflix in Video Streaming War Dish will offer HBO content over its online streaming network

Yesterday, Dish’s Charlie Ergen announced that his company would be partnering with Netflix rival HBO to add to Dish Online's video streaming content. "We plan to compete more aggressively with…

April 22, 2011, 8:51 AM EDT

Spotify Cutting Down on Free Music More paid subscriptions would lessen load on ad-supported service

Is Spotify attempting to reduce their reliance on advertisers? After cutting down last May on the amount of free music that users can access, capping it at 20 hours per…

April 14, 2011, 10:28 AM EDT