Netflix has completed its migration to the cloud by utilizing Amazon Web Services. By using the competitors cloud service, Netflix has expanded and also created a more reliable service.
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Thanks to a plugin created by the developers behind a fork of the now-defunct Popcorn Time app, users can now stream pirated content content off torrent sites from the comfort of their browser.
New music streaming site, Wefre, launched two weeks ago with a Kickstarter campaign. Now it has postponed the site and cancelled the Kickstarter fearing legal ramifications.
After years of ignoring subscribers circumventing geo-restrictions, Netflix appears set to prevent users from masking their identity to access content only available in foreign countries.
Netflix has high ambitions for 2016, and is already delivering on one of them by partnering up with LG, which means its streaming services are now available to almost every country in the world.
The EFF has done some research and determined that T-Mobile is throttling video traffic with their "Binge On" service in direct opposition to the United States' Net Neutrality rules passed in 2015.
Songs from The Beatles - one of the biggest acts in music history - will finally be available around the world from midnight on December 24, through nine major music streaming services.
The radio-style online music streaming service Rdio fell on hard times in recent months, forcing the company to sell off much of its business - and now it's set a date for the closure of its services.
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.
Spotify has always offered all the music on the service to all members. But the company is said to be considering giving artists the choice to make their music available only for paying subscribers.
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.
Netflix is looking to produce 31 original series in 2016, double that of 2015. The new content will be spread across a range of categories including kids shows, documentaries and stand-up specials.
YouTube Red subscribers might soon be able to stream brand new TV shows and movies as YouTube is reportedly interested in licensing original content from third party producers.
The TuneIn app grabs an update, the universal app is go! Yes, we're finally starting to see the apps for Windows Phone and Windows 10 updated to become a single app for both. We take a peek..
Plans to release the official PS4 Remote Play streaming app for Windows and Mac are quickly confirmed by a Sony executive after a third party developer unveiled their paid app earlier this week.
Netflix has raised the price of its standard streaming plan by $1 per month. The price increase is immediate for new customers and comes into effect in 12 months time for existing customers.
The Virgin Group's American-based airline branch will begin offering free access to Netflix during long distance flights next year.
Twitch becomes the latest streaming video service to move from Flash to an HTML5-based solution. The change will come in 2016 along with a revamped private messaging system.
The BBC's Director-General has said that the corporation is working on a new video streaming service for the US, which will provide on-demand access to the BBC's massive library of content.
EPIX will offer its subscribers the option of downloading movies offline for later viewing. This will enable subscribers to stream content without having a live Internet connection.
The video streaming juggernaut will be streaming into four new Asian countries in early 2016, with the company planning to complete its global expansion by the end of next year.
Netflix has recently seen competition from Amazon Prime with its offline download availability, however the company remains firm that it will not bring its own rival feature any time soon.
The powerful media streaming platform sees a significant update that includes several new features and fixes to improve its capabilities on Microsoft's Xbox One console.
New Apple products are expected soon and that includes a new generation of Apple TV devices. Aside from processor upgrades, one big feature could sell this platform to casual gamers.
Greater user control and recommendations are added to the popular UK video platforms as they try to keep users from moving to rival video services.
For the month of August, Microsoft will update the Xbox One with a bunch of new features including the ability to stream games at 1080p/60FPS to any Windows 10 PC on your home network.
Facebook could be in the midst of building its first-ever streaming service, aimed at delivering both music and music videos with monetization through the massive social network.
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.
Google is ready to do battle with Twitch for the video game streaming crown, with the announcement of its new streaming service YouTube Gaming featuring high FPS streams, dedicated apps, and more.
Guests who stay in a Marriott hotel will soon be able to access Netflix on their hotel TV, free of charge, from their existing Netflix account - the first hotel chain to offer such a feature.
If you've loved the easy access to free on-demand streaming music on platforms like Spotify, then Apple might be making a move to the top of your hate list.
Google is implementing an API change that will soon block YouTube streaming on older devices such as Google TVs, games consoles, Smart TVs, and all Apple devices not running iOS 7 and above.
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.
Netflix has hit several major milestones in Q1 2015, including over 60 million subscribers and over 10 billion streaming hours, according to their quarterly earnings report.
If you're an Xbox Live user and own either an Xbox 360 or the Xbox One you are now able to stream the first episode of the new season of Game of Thrones completely free to your console.
Arcadia is a mysterious project inside Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, related to streaming games and apps. And the project is moving forward with new job postings hinting at development process.
Sony has acquired the game streaming service, OnLive, and will look to integrate some of the company's intellectual properties with existing Sony products and services.
A new report claims that Apple is looking to launch a new web TV subscription service with big name partners from the industry. It's supposed to be unveiled later this summer and launch in September.
The Xbox app on Windows 10 has received an important update and though its biggest features are still missing - recording PC games and streaming from console to PC - the app is coming along nicely.
Amazon notified customers that Unbox, the tool used to download and play movies offline, is officially closing on March 29th, at which time customers will lose all access to their purchased content.
Amazon has greenlit five new original series following a test run of 7 pilots back in January. The new shows include the critically acclaimed The Man in the High Castle, and a brand new docu-series.
If you watched the live-stream of the Super Bowl, you can thank Microsoft for making sure the stream did not go down as another record was set for total viewers.
Piracy, especially music piracy, has apparently disappeared from Norway. This seems to be because of easy to access to affordable, convenient and legal music streaming services.
For all of the Plex users and PlayStation owners out there, you'll be happy to know that the Plex app is now officially available for download on both the PS3 and 4 in North and South America.
As of January 2015, Microsoft Studios has changed its policy, allowing users to stream gameplay footage of the company's titles and monetize it via popular platforms, if they follow a few rules.
Google has just announced Google Cast for audio which allows a user to cast audio in exactly the same way the Chromecast does video, all from your phone, tablet, or browser.
Twitter is rolling out new features left and right and it looks like the company has big plans for its video service even going as far as building a direct competitor to Google's YouTube.
Netflix is still growing in popularity and expanding to more countries; fans of their streaming service will rejoice as even more shows are announced to premiere for the online platform next year.
"The Interview" release has been a back and forth for Sony, but the movie probably did a lot better than you think and streaming the movie proves to be a real test for premium VOD.
Following a reaction from critics, Sony has reconsidered releasing the controversial movie. As it became available for streaming, it didn't take too much time to become a pirate hit online.