Digital entertainment distribution startup Yekra has raised $3 million in funding to give studios a way to distribute DRM-protected content without it being burdensome.
Streaming movie service Redbox Instant by Verizon will fully launch to the public before the end of the first quarter, the venture’s CEO said today at a CES 2013 breakfast.
Amazon has signed an agreement with A&E Networks that will make TV shows from A&E, Bio, History, and Lifetime channels available to watch on Prime Instant Video. Now you can finally watch Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and Dance Moms on Prime.
Netflix will let subscribers in the United States connect their profiles to Facebook as soon as President Obama signs a popular bill into law, the company confirmed today.
Nintendo entered the media battlefield today with the introduction of its Nintendo TVii service that’s included for free on its upcoming Wii U game console.
Variety reports that the new “HBO Nordic AB” service will be available in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland starting in mid-October. It will cost less than 10 euros a month.
Video sharing service Vimeo has finally integrated with cloud storage service Dropbox after many requests from the vocal Vimeo community.
Netflix will launch its popular streaming TV and movie service in the U.K. and Ireland in the first months of 2012, the company announced today.
Nintendo’s 3DS handheld and Wii console will get access to Hulu Plus‘ trove of streaming TV content before the end of 2011, the company said today.
YouTube is launching a movie rental offering to its U.K.-based users, YouTube owner Google announced today.
Google has placed more than $100 million aside for original YouTube programming, including a major deal with retired skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Satellite TV operator Dish Network will announce a new Blockbuster-branded all-you-can-watch video streaming service on Friday, according to a CNNMoney report.
Miramax on Tuesday announced that it has signed its first-ever international digital rights agreement, making 140 of its titles available to stream on Netflix in Latin America.
Satellite TV operator DirecTV has dropped out of the bidding process for Hulu after bidding too low, according the Financial Times.
Premium cable channel Starz on Thursday surprisingly announced that it has ended negotiations with Netflix to renew its licensing agreements, meaning Netfix users will lose a ton of great streaming movie and TV choices in early 2012.
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.
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.
Nintendo announced today that owners of its 3DS portable gaming system will be able to watch Netflix streaming movies and TV shows.
Time Warner vice president Olaf Olafsson said today that new media services haven’t figured out sustainable pricing models yet.
Updated with comment from BigStar
The Internet doesn’t lack for streaming movie services, but Dan Aronson, chief executive of San Francisco startup Fandor, said there’s room for at least one more. His company’s indie movie site is opening to the public in beta test mode today, and he described it as what would happen “if Sundance ran Netflix.”