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Topic: Streaming

House of Cards Appeared on Netflix for a Hot Second, and the Show's Response Tweets Were Great Now we're back to waiting for Feb. 27

That was fast: the third season of Netflix's semi-Shakespearean government drama House of Cards momentarily showed up online for long enough to freak out the entire Internet, but the company…

February 11, 2015, 6:24 PM EST

Netflix Is Now Officially Streaming in Cuba The content may be limited, but it's a vital foot in the door

Here's hoping House of Cards has a Havana episode next season. Netflix today is officially welcoming its first subscribers in Cuba.  For Cubans with an Internet connection (which is about 25…

February 9, 2015, 1:01 PM EST

How Are These 12 Classic TV Shows Still Not on Streaming? Our wish list of the fun, formative and forgotten

Netflix struck a streaming coup last month when it added every episode of Friends, then scored another win this month by adding the first five seasons of M*A*S*H. So what's…

February 8, 2015, 10:17 AM EST

Today Only, Amazon Is Discounting Prime to $72 and Streaming Transparent for Free A clear (and crucially timed) push for subscriber growth

Apparently on a charm offensive after winning two Golden Globes for its witty dramedy Transparent, Amazon is streaming the show for free today and offering a discount for new converts…

January 24, 2015, 2:07 PM EST

'The Interview' Is Now a Rallying Cry for Freedom as It Shoots to No. 1 on Google Play Reviews are in: Go America

Call it a showing of Christmas patriotism, at least for some viewers. The Interview shot to the top-selling spot on Google's Play store almost instantly after being released online on Christmas…

December 24, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China Goes shopping for rights after big IPO

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China. Ma and a group of Alibaba…

October 24, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT

Latest Court Decision Keeps TV Service From Streaming Live Broadcast Shows Aereo shot down again

Aereo, the embattled startup, has been officially banned from live streaming broadcast shows to online subscribers due to a ruling by a New York federal judge. According to a previous…

October 24, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

China Clamps Down on Foreign TV Streaming Reportedly ready to cap shows at 30%

China is reportedly getting ready to regulate the number of foreign television programs that online providers can stream in its country, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move means even…

September 12, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

Seinfeld Says His Iconic Sitcom Might Be Coming to Netflix Tells Reddit 'conversations are presently taking place'

During a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld confirmed that he is currently in talks with Netflix to bring Seinfeld, the iconic sitcom of which he was the…

July 25, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Google Boosts Music Offerings With Songza Deal Complements two other services in the space

Google's musical ambitions took another step forward today with its purchase of Songza, a music-discovery app that complements a streaming music service and another service that Google is developing with YouTube. "Over the coming months,…

July 1, 2014, 7:43 PM EDT

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