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Hulu has confirmed today that it will launch a live TV service, effectively competing with cable companies. Pricing and availability has not been announced yet, but it is rumored to be $40-per-month.
Microsoft has named several partners who will be bringing their Universal Windows Platform apps, designed for Windows 10, to the Xbox One later this year, after the rollout of the Anniversary Update.
The Xbox Store and Windows Store are on the way to convergence, HERE ditches Windows users, Twitter changes looks on mobile, and we rounded up several new and updated apps and games.
Hulu has launched a universal Windows app, which includes Cortana integration, live tile support, and loads of new features
After mixed results with various video ventures, Yahoo may have finally created something useful for video consumers: a streaming and TV guide app with instant video launching.
The new company has promised a home TV antenna designed to stream live and recorded content to any device, unlike Aereo which housed individual antennas and was ruled illegal.
Hulu is now offering an $11.99 per month ad-free option for its video streaming service, joining the company's existing $7.99 a month streaming service that features ads.
Variety is reporting that Apple may take on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu by creating its own TV and film content under a subscription model.
Hulu and Showtime will partner to offer the premium service to 9 million Hulu subscribers starting July. Hulu subscribers will be able to access Showtime content at a discounted rate of $8.99 a month.
A new search engine for streaming video promises a solution for users who have more than one video provider, pulling content from 15 different libraries including Netflix, Hulu, and Xbox Video.
I'd always told myself that if there was a way I could watch my team during football season that didn't involve cable service, I'd drop it in an instant. Well, I'm now an official cord cutter.
According to sources, 90's sitcom "Seinfeld" could be heading to a streaming site soon. Hulu, Amazon, and Yahoo are reportedly in midst of negotiations to acquire the rights to the series.
Hulu, one of the popular streaming websites for TV shows and movies, has announced they are offering free access to current seasons of any TV show for Android users through their Android app.
Microsoft will offer refunds for people who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold if they used its just to stream apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 console.
Hulu will begin offering ad-supported shows on mobile devices for streaming this summer, the company announced today. It will also launch a new Hulu Plus app for iPhone.
Netflix reported today that it now has just over 40 million subscribers worldwide, including 31 million in the U.S,, and that it generated over $1.1 billion in revenue in its last quarter.
Do you want to watch any television show from any country at any time on any device? That's what YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley says is the future and the media providers need to wake up to that fact.
Hulu's owners (Disney, Fox and NBCUniversal) have decided once again to not sell off the streaming video service, despite taking bid proposals from other companies, and will now invest more into Hulu.
What was once old is new again: DirecTV is once again rumored to be interested in purchasing Hulu, but will they pull the trigger or once again balk at the high price tag?
As promised a few weeks ago, Hulu has released a version of its Hulu Plus streaming video app for Windows Phone 8 devices, adding a new and major app to the Windows Phone library.
Hulu has announced that its streaming TV show service now has over four million subscribers and that its rate of new subscribers doubled in 2012. It also announced some new exclusive shows.
The online streaming service Hulu has told one of its customers via an email that it has been working on a Windows Phone app and that it should be released "in the near future".
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has announced that he will leave the streaming TV show and movie service sometime later in the first quarter of 2013, along with Hulu's CTO Rich Tom.
Hulu has announced some revised subscriber numbers, stating that they now have over three million paid subscribers for Hulu Plus and that it generated $695 million in revenue for 2012.
Amazon is testing a new $7.99 a month pricing plan for its Amazon Prime streaming video service, which will allow the company to better compete with Netflix and Hulu Plus.
Hulu has announced that a Windows 8 version of its Hulu Plus streaming movie and TV show app is now available to download, and will also be available pre-loaded on some Acer and Sony Windows 8 PCs.
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Video streaming service Hulu has revealed an updated version of its site today. The new layout has already begun rolling out to users and emphasizes an improved navigation system.
Netflix has announced that it has added a total of over 1 million new subscribers worldwide to its streaming video service in the second quarter of 2012, while also returning to profitability.
The US Justice Department is reportedly looking into cable companies with broadband Internet access in order to determine if they are using broadband caps to stop competition from other video sources.
The company once used to complement television by allowing individuals to watch previous television episodes is getting into original and content, as it will stream 10 shows this summer.
A new rumor claims that the streaming TV service Hulu could start asking its users to prove they subscribe to a cable or satellite TV subscription service to access their content.
The PC web version of the Hulu streaming video service got a major revamp today, with the biggest change being a 55 percent increase in the video player's size.
Hulu announced on Thursday that the streaming movie and TV show service has now gone over the 1.5 million paid subscription mark and brought in $420 million in revenue in 2011.
A new report claims via unnamed sources that Microsoft has put plans to launch a online movie and TV service similar to Netflix on hold due to the content licensing costs becoming higher than planned.
The film industry is breeding pirates. By sticking to their ways, they're turning consumers into pirates, and they blame everyone but themselves. It's time for them to join us in the modern world.
2011 is almost over, and it's time for us to look back at what we spent the year doing. Here's a list of the most illegally downloaded shows of 2011. Here's a shocker: the numbers are lower than 2010
Nintendo has announced that the Hulu Plus movie and TV show streaming service will be made available on Nintendo's Wii and 3DS game consoles by the end of 2011.
While Hulu officially says that it is no longer for sale, new rumors claim that Google is still in the running to purchase the streaming TV show and movie company for as much as $4 billion.
After months of discussions, Hulu's owners have confirmed that the company has "terminated the sale process", as bids apparently fail to reach the $2bn target under the desired conditions of sale.
A new rumour claims that Facebook will announce some sort of partnership with the Hulu streaming TV and movie service during Facebook's f8 Developers Conference next week.
Hulu has reportedly received its first round of bids from companies interested in acquiring the movie and TV streaming video service. However one bidder, DirecTV, has reportedly dropped out.
A report from the Wall Street Journal has discovered a number of websites using a form of browser cookie that is difficult to trace, even harder to remove, and able to harvest far more data.
Hulu is expected to get the first bids for its possible sale from various companies sometime next week with amounts expected to be $1.5 billion or higher.
Watching more TV shows via Internet outlets like Netflix and Hulu may be the reason why the top cable TV and satellite operators lost more subscribers than at any point in their history.
When the Hulu streaming video web site launched, one of its big attractions was that people could watch both classic and current episodes from a wide variety of TV series with not nearly as many...
The streaming movie and TV show service Hulu, which is currently in the middle of a bidding war by several companies, is now on the receiving end of a lawsuit. Reuters reports that Rovi Corp...
Netflix's streaming video division gives its millions of users access to thousands of movies and tons of TV seasons and episodes. However despite Netflix allowing access to its streaming service on a wide variety of...
The interest in acquiring the video streaming web site Hulu has attracted yet another possible buyer. The Wall Street Journal reports via unnamed sources that Apple is now considering purchasing the company. If true, it...