Despite an aggressive push to increase its variety of TV shows and movies, Amazon isn’t planning to split off its Prime streaming video service into a standalone subscription offering, according to the company’s management team. At least not anytime soon.
Indie streaming video startup Blip.tv announced today that it will ditch the “.tv” from its name in the first of many steps to refresh and improve the company. Blip has also secured a $12 million round of funding to help see those improvement efforts through.
If you’re considering an Amazon Prime subscription, you might be persuaded by Amazon’s new deal with Viacom to bring 2,000 new titles to the service.
The next time a nefarious organization wants to keep people off the Internet, it would do well to engineer its own championship professional football game.
Premium U.S. television network HBO has agreed to invest $10 million into DVD and streaming video rental service Quickflix, the companies announced today.
Top executives from Verizon and Redbox revealed more details about the new jointly-operated rental service announced earlier today.
Streaming video service Hulu is adding a huge collection of PBS television shows to its content library, the company announced Thursday.
AOL is planning to launch a new streaming video network branded under its Huffington Post web news site, the company announced Thursday.
Streaming video service Netflix recently appealed to a panel of U.S. senators to update an old law that forbids the company from launching a Facebook application within the country.
SnagFilms, an independent film-distribution startup, has secured a new $7 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Like it or not, more change is afoot at Google’s widely successful video site.
With increases in revenue and higher than expected subscriber growth, video rental service Netflix is once again the darling investment among Wall Street analysts (for the most part). However, not all the comments from Wednesday’s fourth quarter earnings results were positive.
The recent changes video sharing site YouTube has experienced are apparently paying off.
YouTube is launching a new film festival channel in partnership with the Venice Film Festival and film director Ridley Scott, the company announced today.
To help boost the quality and amount of original programming available, YouTube is launching a handful of new premium news-related channels to its site, which includes two celebrity and entertainment channels and an offering from Reuters.
[hulu id=-4hZ-vrT9CbrOr97juKfhg width=500] Hoping that content really is king in the battle for viewer attention, video streaming company Hulu has purchased its first original scripted series.
YouTube will soon add a helpful storyboard feature that will help you more easily navigate videos.
Netflix is putting the finishing touches on new film and TV licensing deals and launching an ad campaign this week for its streaming video service in the UK. The actual launch date for the service is still unknown.
Subscribers of Netflix’s streaming video service watched over two billion hours of television shows and movies in the fourth quarter of 2011, the company announced today.
Blip.tv, a site known for producing independent web videos, has raised a $6 million round of funding, according to a recent SEC filing.
Online retail giant Amazon continues to rank among the top companies for customer satisfaction while Netflix took a significant nose dive, according to an annual holiday online retail satisfaction report released today from analytics firm ForeSee.
Streaming video service Netflix has reached an agreement with BBC Worldwide to bring content to subscribers in Ireland and the UK, the company announced today.
HBO has reached an agreement with cable-television providers Cablevision and Time Warner that will allow cable subscribers to access the HBO Go streaming video service, the companies announced today.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed new legislation yesterday intended to update an antiquated law that prohibits companies from sharing a person’s movie-rental history.