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The Oscars won’t change their rules to exclude streaming  TechCrunch · 4 hours
It looks like movies produced by Netflix and other streaming services will be able to compete for next year’s Academy Awards without any changes to eligibility. After the Netflix Original... more
Overwatch will get ‘Workshop’ feature on PC and consoles  Windows Central · 6 hours
No one expected this. Over the past few years, Overwatch has recieved aggressive post-launch support from Blizzard Entertainment. Despite the fact that games like Apex Legends and Fortnite have slowly... more
Airbnb wants to get into streaming media… because why not?  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Airbnb is looking to book a place in the streaming media business. The company best known for its controversial marketplace of on-demand accommodations is now plotting a foray... more
Mark Zuckerberg has a podcast  TechCrunch · 9 hours
In the future, everyone will have a podcast — and by “future,” I mean like mid-2020. But one step at a time, starting with Facebook founder, CEO and definite human person, Mark Zuckerberg . Facebook announced the podcast’s... more
The Academy won’t change its rules to exclude Netflix from the Oscars  THE VERGE · 10 hours
Netflix, Amazon, and other streaming services will continue to be free to submit their films to the Oscars next year, after the Academy of... more
What's new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in May 2019  Windows Central · 11 hours
A mustachioed Clooney, the determined women of 2018, the hilariously important Fleabag, and so much more coming up on your favorite streaming services. May... more
Ghana drone service to deliver medical supplies on demand  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
A new drone service in Ghana will be capable of carrying medical supplies to remote corners of the West African country more
Netflix Spared as Academy Keeps Oscars Rule Unchanged  Gadgets 360 · 16 hours
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday voted to not change its rule for a film's Oscars eligibility, sparing Netflix. more
Jacqueline Fernandez Cast in the Lead of Netflix Indian Film, Mrs. Serial Killer  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Jacqueline Fernandez has been cast in the lead of Mrs. Serial Killer, Netflix’s upcoming Indian original film from director Shirish Kunder (Tees... more
Redmi Y3 Packs an AI-Powered Dual Rear Camera Setup: Live Updates  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 are all set to launch in India today. The Redmi smartphone launch is scheduled to begin at 12pm (Noon) and will... more
Redmi Y3, Redmi 7 to Launch in India Today: Live Updates  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7 are all set to launch in India today. The Redmi smartphone launch is scheduled to begin at 12pm (Noon) and will... more
Postmates has launched in 1,000 new cities since December  TechCrunch · 1 day
The on-demand delivery platform is expanding rapidly ahead of its 2019 IPO. more
Verizon will directly sell YouTube TV to its mobile and Fios customers  THE VERGE · 1 day
In lieu of building out its own full-blown streaming TV subscription service, Verizon is instead putting its weight behind YouTube TV. On Tuesday, the... more
Xbox One S All-Digital vs. PlayStation 4 — console showdown!  Windows Central · 1 day
Windows Central is full of dedicated and experienced gamers that play on a variety of systems and devices. When we compare and contrast two consoles, you can rest... more
Apple Launches New 'Apple TV' YouTube Channel  MacRumors · 1 day
Apple has launched a new YouTube channel that's dedicated to its TV app, offering up trailers, behind the scenes commentary, interviews, show... more
Xbox One S All-Digital vs. PlayStation 4: Which is a better value?  Windows Central · 1 day
Windows Central is full of dedicated and experienced gamers that play on a variety of systems and devices. When we compare and contrast two... more
Netflix offers $2 billion more in debt to fund its content spending  TechCrunch · 1 day
Netflix is raising another $2 billion in debt to fund its content spending and other expenses, the company announced this morning. The news comes... more
$44M-funded Omni pivots from storage to rentals via retailers  TechCrunch · 2 days
Omni simply couldn’t scale storing stuff in giant warehouses while dropping it and off picking it up from people on demand. Storage was designed to bootstrap Omni into peer-to-peer rentals... more
Douyu, China’s Twitch backed by Tencent, files for a $500M U.S. IPO  TechCrunch · 2 days
Douyu, a Chinese live streaming service focused on video games, has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as it prepares to raise... more
Low-cost streaming TV service Philo announces price increase, now starts at $20/month  9to5Mac · 2 days
Philo, one of the most affordable streaming TV services on the market, announced today that it is slightly increasing its prices. Furthermore, new data... more
Streaming services will eclipse TV subscribers in 2020, report predicts  CBC · 2 days
The number Canadian households paying for at least one streaming video service will eclipse traditional TV... more
Streaming TV service Philo gets a little more expensive  TechCrunch · 2 days
As the internet TV services have matured, their pricing has as well. The majority have raised their price points — some have even done so multiple times. Today, Philo is... more
How to watch Rangers baseball in 2019 without cable - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From streaming Fox Sports Southwest in Dallas-Fort Worth to watching MLB.TV out-of-market, Rangers fans have a Texas-sized range of options for following their club. more
SiriusXM’s new streaming-only ‘Essential’ plan targets smart speaker owners  TechCrunch · 3 days
Last week, Amazon and Google rolled out free music streaming services to cater to the growing base of smart speaker owners. Now, SiriusXM is going after this market, too. The... more
Top 5 reasons why Netflix should be scared video - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Netflix is the leader in streaming right now, but things are changing with increased competition from Amazon, Hulu, Apple and Disney. more
Coachella 2019 livestream for Sunday: Ariana Grande, Zedd, Dillon Francis - CNET  CNET · 3 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
See Coachella 2019 livestream for Sunday: Kanye West, Zedd, Dillon Francis - CNET  CNET · 3 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
Coachella 2019 livestream for Sunday: Kanye West Easter service, Zedd, Dillon Francis - CNET  CNET · 4 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
Coachella 2019 livestream for Saturday: Billie Eilish, Tame Impala, Weezer - CNET  CNET · 4 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
Coachella 2019 livestream for weekend 2: Billie Eilish, Tame Impala, Weezer - CNET  CNET · 4 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
3 fixes for Netflix’s “What to watch?” problem  TechCrunch · 4 days
Wasting time every night debating with yourself or your partner about what to watch on Netflix is a drag. It burns people’s time and good will, robs great creators of attention, and... more
Netflix vs. Hulu: Which has the best price, original shows and bundles? - CNET  CNET · 5 days
With Netflix's recent price hike and Hulu's aggressive discounts, including that Spotify bundle, which one is right for you? more
Marijuana tech is evolving video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The marijuana industry is modernizing. With on-demand delivery from Eaze and the ultimate dabbing machine, the Switch by Dr.Dabber. Even vaporizers like the G Pen Gio and DaVinci IQ are catering to consumers' needs. more
How to watch Cardinals baseball in 2019 without cable - CNET  CNET · 5 days
From streaming Fox Sports Midwest in St. Louis to watching MLB.TV out-of-market, St. Louis Cardinals fans have many options for following their club this season. more
SiriusXM launches new ‘essential’ streaming plan for only $8  THE VERGE · 5 days
SiriusXM is now offering an $8-per-month streaming music plan that it calls SiriusXM Essential, a bundle of over... more
Coachella 2019: Watch the livestream for weekend two here - CNET  CNET · 5 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
How to watch Brewers baseball in 2019 without cable - CNET  CNET · 5 days
From streaming Fox Sports Wisconsin in Milwaukee to watching MLB.TV out-of-market, Brewers fans who cut the cord still have plenty of options. more
How to watch Braves baseball in 2019 without cable - CNET  CNET · 5 days
From streaming Fox Sports South in Atlanta to watching MLB.TV out-of-market, Atlanta Braves fans have many options to follow their club this season. more
Netflix's random play button is what we've all been waiting for - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The company is reportedly testing a feature that could put a stop to endless Netflix scrolling. more
This weekend, watch Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey fight Terminators  THE VERGE · 5 days
There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s... more
Get a 4-pack of Wi-Fi smart outlets for $18 - CNET  CNET · 5 days
These app-powered plugs can also be controlled via smart speakers. Plus: Get a two-month SiriusXM streaming subscription for just a buck. more
Jio TV Launches 4 New Exclusive HD Channels With Movies in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Reliance Jio has quietly added four new exclusive HD channels to the Jio TV video-on-demand and live TV platform. more
YouTube Music Now Streaming Free on Google Home, Assistant-Powered Smart Speakers  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
YouTube is now offering its music streaming service for free on Google Home as well as other Assistant-powered smart speakers. more
Netflix Unveils Plans for New York Production Hub  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Netflix announced plans Thursday to create a New York City production centre for its original programs that could lead to thousands of new jobs. more
Amazon and Google End Spat, Agree to Allow Each Other's Streaming Apps  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Amazon and Google announced Thursday they had agreed to allow each other's streaming media applications to work on their platforms, ending a spat over... more
Homecoming review: Beyoncé film brings fireworks to Netflix - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Beychella will stand the test of time as the definitive and declarative Beyoncé performance, and now we can witness history being made in our homes. more
Amazon Music’s free ad-supported tier goes live, but only for Alexa users  THE VERGE · 6 days
Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the company’s... more
Working backwards to uncover key success factors  TechCrunch · 6 days
Ed Byrne Contributor Share on Twitter Ed Byrne is an entrepreneur, investor and co-founder of Scaleworks. More posts by this contributor Netflix is still too cheap Don’t fear the big company ‘kill zones’ If... more
YouTube Music is now free with ads on Google Home devices  TechCrunch · 6 days
Following reports that Amazon is preparing to launch a free, streaming music service for Echo owners, Google today announced YouTube Music will be free on its... more
Is Xbox One S All-Digital a good streaming box?  Windows Central · 6 days
Best answer: Yes. Since it supports 4K and HDR video streaming, the Xbox One All-Digital is a great device for streaming. However, the lack of a disc drive does mean... more
Netflix Says It Looks to Become More Transparent, Will Share Viewership Data  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Netflix, in its latest earnings call, has confirmed that it will slowly and steadily move to be more transparent, and share viewership data of... more
Netflix vs Hulu: Which streaming service is best for you? - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Netflix and Hulu are two of the most popular video streaming services. Here's how they stack up. more
Apple Expands Mobile Phone Billing to Thailand and Chile  MacRumors · 7 days
Apple has expanded mobile phone billing to additional countries and carriers, according to an updated support document on... more
Netflix execs say they’ll finally start releasing viewership data soon  THE VERGE · 1 week
Netflix has gained a reputation for being painfully secret about viewership numbers for its original shows... more
Is Netflix too expensive? Netflix doesn't think so video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
From The 3:59 Show: Price hikes in the US are going to weigh down Netflix' growth for the next few months. more
Alexa Support for Apple Music Expands to Sonos Speakers  MacRumors · 1 week
Amazon Echo devices have been able to use Alexa-based voice commands to control Apple Music since December, but... more
Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control  9to5Mac · 1 week
Apple Music subscribers can now control music playback on Sonos speakers using voice control through Amazon Alexa. The feature works in the US and... more
Wattpad partners with Sony Pictures Television in first-look deal for original programming  TechCrunch · 1 week
Wattpad, the online storytelling community whose authors’ works have been turned into Netflix movies, TV shows for Hulu and projects for other studios both... more
Netflix to trial showing top 10 lists to UK users  BBC · 1 week
Streaming company Netflix is to trial showing UK users its most-watched shows over a weekly period. more
Homecoming review: Beyoncé brings fireworks from the desert to Netflix - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Beychella will stand the test of time as the definitive and declarative Beyoncé performance, and now we can witness history being made in our... more
Xpotify is possibly the single best Spotify experience on Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
Spotify already has an app on Windows 10, and you can install Spotify's PWA through your browser, but is Xpotify better than either of those options?... more
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Tim Cook is about to speak at the TIME 100 Summit, and here’s the livestream [Video]
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Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
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This weekend, watch Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey fight Terminators
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Beyoncé documentary Homecoming hits Netflix - CNET
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Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control
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Microsoft livestream with rumored new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition: How to watch - CNET
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The Mandalorian: Cast, trailer, plot, release date and more Star Wars details - CNET
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Disney, Netflix, Amazon: The battle for streaming survival
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This weekend, watch the Game of Thrones showrunners’ only other collaboration
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Veronica Mars Revival coming to Hulu, teaser trailer drops - CNET
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T-Mobile relaunches Layer3 TV service as TVision Home
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Netflix is getting into radio with a full-time comedy channel airing on SiriusXM
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See the first image ever taken of a supermassive black hole
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Hateful comments flood YouTube livestream of congressional hearing on hate - CNET
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Blackpink is having a moment — and it will be livestreamed on Times Square’s largest screen
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‘Old Town Road’ proves TikTok can launch a hit song
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watchOS 6 Wish List: Bedtime mode, Activity Sharing upgrades, watch face design, more
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This weekend, watch the beginning and the end of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
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Dame Helen Mirren gives Netflix short shrift at Cinema-Con
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Justice Department says attempts to prevent Netflix from Oscars eligibility could violate antitrust law
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