AfterDawn: Tech news

streaming

Sony PlayStation Vue now available on Android TV
Sony PlayStation Vue now available on Android TV
Sony streaming IPTV service, PlayStation Vue, is now available on Android TV. The service will be available on all devices that use the Android ...... 29 Oct 2016
AT&T unveils streaming TV service for $35 per month
AT&T unveils streaming TV service for $35 per month
AT&T has announced a streaming TV package, DirecTV Now, for just $35 per month. The service will have over 100 channels and includes unlimited ...... 27 Oct 2016
LeEco enters U.S. streaming video market with major content providers
LeEco enters U.S. streaming video market with major content providers
LeEco, "the Netflix of China," has announced a new U.S. streaming video service this week, marking the latest entrance into a crowded industry. ...... 22 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Netflix shatters earnings expectations, hits on all cylinders
Netflix shatters earnings expectations, hits on all cylinders
After nearly a year of mediocre earnings, Netflix is back to massive growth and it's stock price is flying. The company's shares jumped 20 ...... 18 Oct 2016
BitTorrent denies shutting down streaming service
BitTorrent denies shutting down streaming service
Following a high-profile report published last week detailing a struggling BitTorrent, the company has come out swinging to deny some of the tales. ...... 15 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Netflix launches FAST speed test app for iOS, Android
Netflix launches FAST speed test app for iOS, Android
Earlier this year, Netflix launched Fast.com, a very simple site for testing your connection speed. The streaming giant has now expanded ...... 12 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Hulu to get rid of free, ad-supported service
Hulu to get rid of free, ad-supported service
Hulu has gone full-premium by announcing the elimination of its free, ad-supported service. The company also announced an expanded distribution ...... 09 Aug 2016 - 10 comments
Netflix only adds 1.68 million subscribers, blames media
Netflix only adds 1.68 million subscribers, blames media
Netflix shares fell over 12 percent yesterday after the streaming giant announced adding just 1.68 million subscribers for the quarter, well ...... 20 Jul 2016 - 7 comments
Netflix will only stream 1080p on Microsoft Edge or IE11
Netflix will only stream 1080p on Microsoft Edge or IE11
Last week, Microsoft made headlines by claiming that its Microsoft Edge was the only browser that could handle 1080p streaming on your PC. ...... 19 Jul 2016 - 2 comments
Twitter invests $70 million in streaming service SoundCloud
Twitter invests $70 million in streaming service SoundCloud
Twitter has invested $70 million in popular streaming music service SoundCloud in an effort by both companies to share users. "Earlier this ...... 17 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Netflix unveils exclusive pay TV deal with Disney, Marvel, Pixar
Netflix unveils exclusive pay TV deal with Disney, Marvel, Pixar
Netflix has unveiled a new exclusive pay TV deal that will bring extra Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Lucasfilm content to the streaming giant starting ...... 24 May 2016 - 5 comments
Netflix launches simple speed testing site
Netflix launches simple speed testing site
Netflix has launched a rival to Speedtest.net, a simple site that shows you fast your Internet connection is. Head over to Fast.com and the ...... 20 May 2016 - 3 comments
SVOD services in EU could be subject to content quotas
SVOD services in EU could be subject to content quotas
According to reports, SVOD services operating in the EU including Netflix will likely be subject to European content quotas moving forward. ...... 18 May 2016
BBC gets green light to start new subscription streaming service
BBC gets green light to start new subscription streaming service
The BBC has been given the green light by the British government to start a new subscription streaming service that will rival Netflix in the nation. ...... 17 May 2016
ShowMax continues to expand in challenge to Netflix in Africa
ShowMax continues to expand in challenge to Netflix in Africa
Africa's largest company, Naspers, has expanded its streaming service ShowMax to 36 new sub-Saharan African countries in an effort to challenge ...... 15 May 2016
Amazon starts its own YouTube rival, Amazon Video Direct
Amazon starts its own YouTube rival, Amazon Video Direct
Amazon has announced Amazon Video Direct today, a service that will allow independent content creators to upload videos and get paid for it. ...... 11 May 2016
HBO Now available on Xbox One, 360 and Samsung Smart TVs
HBO Now available on Xbox One, 360 and Samsung Smart TVs
After launching a year ago exclusively on the Apple TV, HBO Now is now available on some Samsung Smart TVs, the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One. ...... 27 Apr 2016
Sling TV launches new service with multi-stream and Fox channels
Sling TV launches new service with multi-stream and Fox channels
Dish has unveiled a new $20-per-month model of its Sling TV streaming TV service, adding multi-stream and Fox channels for the first time. ...... 15 Apr 2016 - 2 comments
Almost 20 million Netflix users are about to see a price increase
Almost 20 million Netflix users are about to see a price increase
An estimated 20 million Netflix subscribers are about to see their monthly price increase. Since last year, many longtime subscribers have ...... 09 Apr 2016 - 10 comments
Twitter wins rights to stream Thursday night football games
Twitter wins rights to stream Thursday night football games
In a surprise, Twitter announced earlier this week that it had secured the rights to stream Thursday night NFL games. Other high-profile ...... 06 Apr 2016
STARZ launches standalone streaming service
STARZ launches standalone streaming service
Premium pay television channel STARZ has announced the launch of its standalone streaming service for $8.99 per month. Similar to offerings ...... 06 Apr 2016 - 4 comments
Jay-Z claims previous Tidal owner inflated subscriber numbers
Jay-Z claims previous Tidal owner inflated subscriber numbers
A year after buying the streaming music service, it appears that owner Jay-Z may not be happy with the price he paid. The rapper paid $56 ...... 01 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Netflix confirms it throttles streams on mobile apps
Netflix confirms it throttles streams on mobile apps
Netflix has admitted this week that they throttle streams for mobile users, following a report by the Wall Street Journal that claimed they ...... 27 Mar 2016 - 8 comments
Redbox is going to get back into the online video streaming business
Redbox is going to get back into the online video streaming business
After a failed experiment closed down in 2014, DVD rental service Redbox is looking to get back into the online video streaming business. ...... 26 Mar 2016
Streaming revenue has surpassed digital download revenue in 2015
Streaming revenue has surpassed digital download revenue in 2015
The RIAA has announced that revenue from streaming has surpassed digital for the first time ever. In 2015, streaming accounted for $2.4 billion ...... 23 Mar 2016 - 4 comments
Here are Netflix's 2016 'Recommended TVs'
Here are Netflix's 2016 'Recommended TVs'
Netflix has released their 2016 list of "Netflix Recommended TVs," and only two manufacturers made the cut. The company states that a TV ...... 23 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
Spotify tops 30 million subscribers
Spotify tops 30 million subscribers
Spotify founder Daniel Ek has proudly announced that the company has reached 30 million paid subscribers. The last milestone was reached ...... 23 Mar 2016
Netflix breaks the bank for new Will Smith, David Ayer film
Netflix breaks the bank for new Will Smith, David Ayer film
According to Deadline, Netflix will pay $90 million for the new R-rated thriller 'Bright' starring Will Smith - far and away its largest deal to date. ...... 20 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
Spotify ends support for Windows Phone app
Spotify ends support for Windows Phone app
Streaming giant Spotify has ended support for its Windows Phone apps, although you can continue to use the app indefinitely without any new updates. ...... 15 Mar 2016
Amazon Studios pays $15 million for star-studded Woody Allen directed film
Amazon Studios pays $15 million for star-studded Woody Allen directed film
Amazon Studios, in their ongoing efforts to offer premium original content, has purchased Woody Allen's latest film for $15 million. The ...... 25 Feb 2016
Vevo is working on a subscription version of the service
Vevo is working on a subscription version of the service
Vevo, the lead streaming music video service, is planning a subscription-based model. The paid version of the service could be available ...... 21 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Hulu gets the full Windows 10 treatment
Hulu gets the full Windows 10 treatment
While Hulu has been available for all major platforms for some time, it was notably lacking full support from Microsoft's Windows 10. That ...... 15 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music now has over 11 million paying subscribers
Apple Music now has over 11 million paying subscribers
Apple Music continues to quickly gain subscribers, says SVP Eddy Cue, with the service now boasting 11 million paying members. It had been ...... 14 Feb 2016
Dr. Dre to star in Apple's first original program
Dr. Dre to star in Apple's first original program
According to the Hollywood Reporter, legendary rapper and producer Dr. Dre is starring and executive producing Apple's first original program, 'Vital Signs.' ...... 13 Feb 2016
YouTube Red Originals are now live
YouTube Red Originals are now live
YouTube Red, Google's premium version of the site, has its first streaming original programming. Red, which allows subscribers to play videos ...... 11 Feb 2016 - 3 comments
   Older entries  

News archive