Google Launching Streaming YouTube Music Service This Year

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Google is said to be prepping a music streaming service under its YouTube brand for launch later this year. According to a report onĀ Fortune, the YouTube streaming service will be separate, but complementary to, Google’s own Play Music service. YouTube music would be positioned as a streaming subscription service that’s intended to compete against Spotify, […]

Pandora Places a Cap on Streaming

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Internet music streaming service Pandora will be capping the streaming capabilities of its growing arsenal of free users down to 40 hours a month. Doing away with unlimited ad-supported streaming for free, non-paying subscribers, Pandora is citing increasing music royalty and licensing fees as reasons for its decision. According to the company, many users will […]

How to Watch 2012 Election Results Online, on the iPhone and Android

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As polls close on November 6th, pundits and news teams will report the presidential election results and users can watch the 2012 election results online, on the iPhone and on Android. When the polls start to close on the East coast, citizens can tune in for live streaming of network coverage with analysis, whiteboards maps […]

Google Updates Google TV With Access to Movies, Music, TV Shows

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Google has begun rolling out a software update for its Google TV technology, found within set top boxes and integrated in select TV sets, to give users access to more content. Specifically, the update now allows Google TV owners access to Google’s Play Store for movies, music, and TV shows. The over the air update […]

Barnes & Noble to Introduce Nook Video Store, Nook Video App This Fall in U.S.

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For users who are not pleased with Netflix, Amazon video-on-demand and Prime streaming services, and Google Play store, Android tablet-maker Barnes & Noble will be introducing its own video service for Nook tablets starting this fall. Dubbed Nook Video, the storefront will feature “blockbuster movies, classic films and original TV shows from major studios including […]

Apple Readying iTunes Music Streaming Service to Challenge Pandora

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In perhaps the biggest shift of its iTunes business strategy, Apple is reported to be in negotiations with record labels to launch a music streaming service as part of its iTunes platform. The service is said to be focused on the mobile platform–which includes the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad–as well as the desktop as […]

Why Google Needs to Take Over Development of YouTube on iOS 6

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The big news out of the iOS 6 camp this week is that the YouTube app will no longer be a native app on Apple’s mobile platform and that with the latest developer build of the iOS 6 release, YouTube has been removed. This will surely be a temporary absence for the video player, which […]

Aero Plans to Expand TV Streaming to Major Cities in U.S.

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Aero, which operates a TV streaming service in New York City, is looking to expand its service to other major metropolitan areas in the U.S. The company says that it will be in most major markets by 2013. The company operates by capturing TV broadcast signals and re-transmitting them over the Internet to mobile devices […]

Google Clarifies Google Music Authentication DRM System

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After users had learned about Google implementing DRM measures on its cloud-streaming Google Music service that limits not only the number of devices that can be activated to a single account but also the number of devices that could be deactivated in a single year so that users can activate new or other devices, Google […]

Hulu to Take Major Step Backward With Cord Cutting

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Internet video streaming services like Netflix and Hulu were once heralded for their forward-thinking, allowing consumers the option to migrate away from expensive cable, satellite, or fiber paid TV services in favor of cheaper monthly subscription costs. However, that may change as Hulu, which is owned by a Provident Equity and a consortium of TV […]

Apple TV Inventory in U.S. Dries Up Ahead of Apple iPad HD Launch Event

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Just days ahead of Apple’s iPad 3 launch event, the company’s physical retail locations are now mostly out of stock on Apple TV set top boxes as well suggesting that Apple may also refresh the set-top box to bring newer technologies to the streaming TV accessory. With 246 Apple retail stores, MacRumors noted that 98 […]

Comcast Launching Android Netflix Rival

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Cable TV provider Comcast is looking to expand into the streaming video subscription model that’s being led by Netflix with a service called Xfinity Streampix that may launch with Android support in the coming year. Details for the service are not yet available, but Comcast may be able to offer a competitive advantage over Netflix […]

HTC to Introduce Beats Streaming Media Service?

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HTC is hoping to leverage its $300 million partnership with Beats Audio to regain lost ground in the race for smartphone dominance as it is rumored that the smartphone-maker is preparing to launch a streaming music service. Details are scarce right now on how the service will work or what features will be included, but […]

OnStar Set to Debut 4G LTE Video Chat in GM Vehicles

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At the Consumer Electronics Show slated for January 2012, OnStar is geared up to introduce a system that will bring video chat and streaming content to select vehicles in the General Motors fleet thanks to mobile broadband service from Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. The new system will find home in the Chevy Volt. It’s […]

Netflix HD App Ported to Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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Though Netflix is officially available on Samsung’s recently released Galaxy Nexus with a 720p HD Super AMOLED display, the official app doesn’t stream content in native 720p HD resolution. Thankfully, for pixel-discerning users, developers over at XDA-Developers have been able to port the Netflix HD streaming app to the device, though early work in porting […]

Verizon Eyeing Netflix Acquisition, Wants to Enter Streaming Market

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Verizon, provider of fast fiber optics in-home FiOS TV service, is said to be seriously considering an acquisition of media streaming provider Netflix. Speculations of Verizon’s interest were delivered by Mediatech Capital partner Porter Bibb, who said that the traditional provider of phone service is serious about Netflix, or something similar. Neither Netflix nor Verizon […]

MetroRadio: Unofficial Pandora App Released for Windows Phone

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Those on Windows Phone now have another app to look forward to. While Pandora itself isn’t officially available on Microsoft’s growing platform, a third-party developer had stepped in to fill the void for those who want free streaming radio with personalized listening in the form of MetroRadio, which taps Pandora’s streaming service. According to Marketplace […]