Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s why we have Michael Pachter. The Wedbush securities analyst has a reputation for frank talk...
Jan 24 2014, 9:00am CST
Beats Music Fixing Faults Beats Music streaming service got off to such a popular start that it left it with issues that had to be solved. The experts at the source are fixing the faults while many customers are being forced to wait for sign up. The execs at the top are giving their reassurance to the clientele that everything is in control and matters will be resolved soon.
Jan 24 2014, 4:09am CST
Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality I’m not the first person to say that if you want to get Americans to care about an issue, hit them in their pocketbooks. Which is why Netflix—purveyor of fine streaming content to more than 40 million Americans, and...
Jan 23 2014, 4:04am CST
Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q Netflix's 4th-quarter earnings, stock soar as video service adds 2.3 million US subscribers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's fourth-quarter earnings soared six-fold as the Internet video service added another 2.3 million...
Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST
Dr Dre’s Beats Music Service Launched Today Dr Dre is not only the grooming guy who made Eminem famous, he is a man with tons of business sense. The eventful launch of his Beats Music service took place today. The rival music channels are tense and they have every reason to be afraid.
Jan 21 2014, 9:22am CST
How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware sales of the PS4 and...
Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST
Is Verizon's Victory A Streaming Music Killer? Until yesterday I was hopeful about the future of the music business. Today not so much. All the indicators and predictions showed the growth of music streaming to not only offset the decrease in download sales, but...
Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST
This Could Be Why Gamestop Is In Real Trouble As Brian Solomon is reporting today, Gamestop shares are taking a beating after experiencing a “greater than expected decline” in new software sales. The price collapsed nearly 20%, and this just a week after another...
Jan 14 2014, 3:56pm CST
China video sites confident public will pay China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content
BEIJING (AP) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...
Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST
Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality One of the great joys of the digital age has been the uncoupling of entertainment from both time and location. Gone are the days of finishing up dinner in a hurry to get to the TV in time to see I Love Lucy. With...
Jan 13 2014, 10:01am CST
Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market Beats Electronics, the fashion headphone behemoth led by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, has officially announced its plans to launch a music streaming service in the U.S. on January 21. Dubbed Beats Music, the $10 per month...
Jan 12 2014, 9:46am CST
Does Playstation Now Signal The End Of Consoles? It’s time to revisit an old saw. Hello, saw. How are you? It’s been a little while! Months, at least. Still predicting the end of the traditional console industry due to cloud-based game streaming services? Oh, that’s...
Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST
9 Out-On-The-Limb Music Business Predictions For 2014 As the current year slowly grinds to a soft and mellow halt, it’s a good time to gaze into the crystal ball to see what possibilities the music business might have in store for us in 2014. Here are nine predictions for...
Dec 30 2013, 9:31am CST
Here Are 13 Apps We Couldn't Live Without In 2013 It’s been an important year for apps, those chicklet-sized, colorful squares on your smartphone, not just because the companies behind them continued to command multi-billion dollar valuations, but because of their...
Dec 23 2013, 4:31pm CST
Baidu Set To Expand Its Video Streaming Service China’s leading search engine Baidu has made another significant step in expanding its online video
streaming service. On Thursday, the company confirmed its new partnership with Viki Inc., a website that allows users...
Dec 20 2013, 11:06am CST
Beats Headphones get Beats Music Streaming Service Beats will launch Beats Music streaming service in January in the United States. The company is already making one of the most popular headphones, now they also want you to listen to music via their service.
Dec 7 2013, 2:18pm CST
Beats Music is Coming After Headphones Beats headphones are very famous among music lovers. Now Beats is going to launch its own music streaming service in January, 2014.
Dec 7 2013, 5:57am CST
Rdio Hires Anthony Bay as its New CEO Rdio has named former global head of digital video service at Amazon, Anthony Bay, as its new CEO with immediate effect. Bay has also worked as a digital media executive at Apple and Microsoft.
Dec 3 2013, 9:23am CST
Soundrop Comes to Deezer on the Web and Mobile Soundrop app is now available for Deezer web and mobile users. Soundrop’s launch on Deezer will allow its users to chat in a live setting with their favorite artists and much more.
Nov 25 2013, 7:50am CST
Amazon's Lovefilm iPhone App is Now Available in the UK Amazon has just released its on-demand streaming service, LOVEFiLM Instant, app for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch in the UK. Amazon's Lovefilm iPad app is already available in the UK with Watchlist, IMDb integration and AirPlay compatibility features.
Nov 15 2013, 6:14am CST
Blockbuster Closes Stores Dish Network, owner of Blockbuster announced that all stores will be closed in the United States and also DVD service will end.
Nov 7 2013, 12:55am CST
Vevo Launches Redesigned Web And Mobile Sites The music streaming service known as Vevo has just undergone a major redesign for its web and mobile sites. This "most significant update" has makeover its look. Redesigned Vevo now streamlines its music video search and discovery that leaves it radically altered for the better.
Nov 1 2013, 8:07am CDT
Spotify Begins Music Clip Sharing with Tango Spotify has started bringing its 30-seconds shareable music clips to free mobile messaging app Tango. Part of the reason is that the two combine together to form the perfect fit.
Oct 30 2013, 9:21am CDT
Rdio and Cumulus to Launch Free Music Service by End of 2013 The online music service, Rdio is to join hands with the radio broadcasting company, Cumulus Media in a deal that will benefit both. Rdio will start streaming ad-sponsored free music streaming service by the end of 2013.
Sep 16 2013, 8:35am CDT
Netflix is Coming to 1.7M Virgin Media TiVo Homes This Year UK based cable operator, Virgin Media has said that it will provide Netflix services (very first time) for its 1.7 million TiVo Pay-TV users this year. An initial pilot launch will be rolled out for 40,000 subscribers of TiVo set top box this week via a Netflix app.
Sep 10 2013, 5:24am CDT
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