No More Phones for Moviefone

So many people have cell phones these days, but it’s getting nearly impossible to get anyone to answer a phone call in a day and age where everyone texts like crazy. Perhaps Moviefone saw this coming, because they soon will be eliminating the phone part of their service. 

Beats plans to spin out Daisy music streaming service

Apple's reportedly in talks with Beats Electronics - the high-priced -headphone maker founded by hip-hop producer Dr Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine - about its planned Daisy music streaming service.

PlayStation 4 may stream games over the web

Streaming is all very fine and good if you have the bandwidth to support it, but in many areas of the US broadband speeds are so slow that streaming content can be challenging at best - and impossible at worst.

Apple TV may soon get HBO Go

HBO's streaming app, HBO Go, could be coming to the Apple TV set-top box by this summer.

Nokia takes on Spotify with premium music service

Nokia's launched an extension to the company's free Mix Radio service, offering unlimited downloads for less than half the price of Spotify.

Amazon outage brings down Netflix

Netflix is blaming the Christmas Eve failure of its streaming service on Amazon Web Services, which appears to have suffered problems with its data centers.

Netflix wins exclusive deal to stream Disney movies

Netflix has signed a deal with Walt Disney Studios that gives the company the first license to show Disney's first-run, live-action and animated films.

Xbox Music to start rolling out tomorrow

Microsoft has released details of its Xbox Music service, offering access to around 30 million songs worldwide.

Why HBO refuses to change

HBO seems adamantly opposed to offering a streaming-only service to US-based customers.

Apple eyes web radio service

Apple's reported to be preparing to launch a Pandora-style streaming service, possibly as soon as the end of the year.

Major Pandora update for Android goes live

Pandora has rolled out a major upgrade for the mobile Android version of its streaming online radio app.

Google delays Nexus Q roll out

Google has quietly postponed the rollout of its $300 media player.

Judge allows Aereo to keep streaming service open

Aereo, which has been streaming a broadcast TV to New York subscribers, has had a victory in court, with a judge refusing to grant a preliminary injunction shutting the service down.

Blackberry launches accessory for easy music streaming

RIM's launched a rather nifty little gadget at the BlackBerry World Conference: the BlackBerry Music Gateway.

Aereo takes on broadcasters with streamed TV

Start-up Aereo, rather bravely, is hoping to cut the cord with a new internet television service that delivers broadcast TV directly to phones, tablets, and televisions.

Google plans home entertainment system

Google's planninng to launch an own-brand home entertainment system, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Why Netflix is in trouble

I find the history of home entertainment absolutely fascinating. Ever since my family got its first VCR, the fact that you could watch a movie at home was simply amazing to me.

Netflix scoops DreamWorks streaming deal

Netflix has won a deal to stream movies from DreamWorks Animation - the first time a major studio has chosen web streaming over pay TV.

Miramax teams with Facebook for movie streaming app

Facebook's teamed up with Miramax to launch an app allowing users to stream movies for as little as $3 a pop.

Spotify to launch in the US today

After a long, long wait, European music streaming service Spotify is finally launching in the US today.