Amazon takes on Netflix with Prime instant videos

Now we have yet another way to view streaming movies online. Amazon today launched its streaming video service for Prime members, which will offer subscribers access to 5,000 movies and TV shows and will serve as Amazon’s first move to counter Netflix’s streaming video dominance.

HBO to make a Go of own streaming service without Netflix

Netflix has had a good string of content licensing deals recently for its streaming video service — first with Relativity Media and then with fledgling premium network Epix — but HBO’s co-president Eric Kessler says HBO is unlikely that the network would make a deal with Netflix, Bloomberg reports.

Netflix signs rental delay deals with Universal and Twentieth Century Fox, gets more streaming titles

Netflix announced new deals today with Twentieth Century Fox and Universal that would entail a 28 day delay window for new DVD and Blu-ray titles, in exchange for greater access to films and television for Netflix’s streaming video service. Netflix signed a similar deal with Warner Brothers in January (which didn’t explicitly include more streaming titles).