Netflix fans, say your final goodbyes to the $9.99 streaming and DVD combo package. The company’s much-hated price increase goes into effect today.
New Apple CEO Tim Cook has made his first major new appointment, promoting iTunes VP Eddy Cue to senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, reports 9to5Mac.
TV and movie watching social network Miso just made it easier for DirecTV customers to share their viewing habits with friends.
Ebuzzing, a European social media ad platform, has raised $25 million in a second round of funding to fuel its expansion across Europe.
Video advertising platform Innovid has raised a new $9.5 million round of funding, the company announced Wednesday.
CNN on Tuesday announced that it has purchased Zite, a personalized magazine app for the iPad, for a reported $20 to $25 million. This confirms last week’s rumors that a deal between CNN and Zite was in the works.
Update: An Apple representative tells All Things Digital that iTunes Match doesn’t technically stream music, instead it’s downloading and playing songs at the same time. This means that unlike an actual streaming solution, your iCloud music and video will still need to be stored on your device somehow. Original post below. —
Founders of popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay are launching a new file-hosting service called BayFiles, reports TorrentFreak.
Luca Sacchetti has just created a social music network with the goal of giving fans the power to sign and represent artists online. RockStar Motel enters private beta today, with an official launch in October 2011.
GumGum has pioneered a technology to place advertisements inside photos on web sites. Now it is taking that technology and pushing into the automotive web-site industry.
Steve Jobs shifted the technology landscape countless times as Apple’s CEO. Now that he’s retired from that role, we’ll also miss the many great moments that his singular personality has brought us.
The makers of action movie The Expendables have dropped an incredible lawsuit they had brought against more than 23,000 BitTorrent users who had allegedly downloaded the film illegally, according to TorrentFreak.
Most stereoscopic 3D experiences are weak. The glasses-free Nintendo 3DS turned out to be a disappointment, forcing Nintendo to slash the prices on that handheld gaming device. But the glasses-free experience MasterImage 3D has developed is something altogether different. From what I’ve seen so far, it’s going to offer an outstanding 3D experience on smartphones and tablets.
Streaming music provider Pandora posted a 117 percent increase in revenue for a record $67 million after its first quarter as a publicly traded company, Pandora Media Inc. reported Thursday.
Everyone’s talking about Steve Jobs resigning as CEO at Apple (just like they did in 1985, image at left) but a few publications are doing it in unique ways. Here are my top 10 favorite resignation stories.
Music discovery company SoundHound has formed a partnership with streaming music service provider Spotify that will allow European SoundHound users to instantly access Spotify’s catalog of 15 million tracks, the company announced Thursday.
Research in Motion on Thursday launched a streaming music service inside of its popular BlackBerry Messenger app.
Social network giant Facebook brought in 870 million unique visitors and a trillion page views in June, according to an updated list of the top 1,000 most-visited sites on the web released Tuesday by Google subsidiary DoubleClick.
Early on Wednesday, the cinema classic The Godfather was made available in its entirety on YouTube by an authentic-looking account called “SonyPicturesUK.” We wrote about the event and thought the idea of putting the film up was bold. Turns out, the account hosting the film was a fraud.
Anyone with dreams of hosting a web video clip show like Web Soup or Tosh.0 should take note of video curation platform ShortForm, which debuted a new Live Video Party feature today that’s capable of turning those dreams into a reality.
Online video publisher Brightcove has filed for an initial public offering to raise up to $50 million, according to an S-1 form filed with the SEC.
Samsung has cited a scene from the science fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey as a legal defense against Apple in the continuing patent battle between the two companies.
Social analytics firm Claritics said today it has launched a new analytics platform for games and apps on Android mobile devices.
In a significant court ruling Monday, a Manhattan judge ruled that cloud music services are in the clear to store a single copy of a song and allow users to listen to that copy — as long as it can be confirmed they own the song on their hard drives.
Piracy of Fox TV shows is on the rise just one week after the television studio decided to delay all new programming on the web by eight days, reports Torrent Freak.
Google’s answer to television, Google TV, is known as a flop due to its poor user interface and lack of content from major TV networks. Hopefully that will soon change.
The biggest hurdle to enjoying The Daily Dot, a fun new online news site that launches today, is that its premise is based on a bad metaphor: The Internet is a community and The Daily Dot is its local paper.
Film studio Miramax on Monday launched a new Facebook application that lets you rent acclaimed movies like Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting and No Country for Old Men for $3 each.
Zite, a personalized magazine app for the iPad, is said to be talking to CNN about an acquisition. According to at least one report, the news network is offering between $20 million ad $25 million for the tablet app startup.
Online retail giant Amazon recently purchased a dozen new domains related to “cloud video”, according to a report by Fusible.
Online publishing software company WordPress released some incredible growth statistics Friday, including that WordPress is running on top of 14.7 percent of the world’s top one million websites. Almost equally astounding is that 22 of 100 new active domains are running on WordPress.
Google is apparently keenly aware of the rising popularity of services that allow users to watch streaming media at the same time while communicating.
BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion is working on its own digital streaming music service that would run specifically on its smartphones and tablets, according to CNET.
Amazon announced today that its Instant Video selection now offers customers more than 100,000 movies and TV shows available for purchase or rental on an à la carte basis (ranging from $0.99 to $14.99 on average).