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Microsoft Develops Set-Top Box

Microsoft has been developing designs for a simple set-top device for streaming video and other entertainment options.


Spotify begins Latin America push

Music streaming service Spotify makes its first moves in Latin America and Asia, amid rumours Apple may be preparing a similar product.


Exec threatens to make Fox pay-TV-only channel if Aereo goes on

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A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network on Monday threatened to convert the network to a pay-TV-only channel if Internet startup Aereo Inc. continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers without paying for rights.


'Arrested Development' premieres May 26 on Netflix

"Arrested Development" will be reborn on Netflix on May 26. The subscription service announced the premiere date Thursday, saying that all 15 episodes of the comedy series will be posted at the same time. The Mitchell Hurwitz sitcom starring Jason Bateman was canceled by Fox in 2006 after three seasons.


Wachowskis to make sci-fi series for Netflix

Wachowski Siblings

Netflix's newest original series will be science-fiction from the duo behind the "The Matrix" trilogy. Netflix announced Wednesday that it will stream "Sense8" late next year for subscribers.


Stiles Plays Escort on YouTube

Julia Stiles in "Blue"

If you feel like you haven’t seen Julia Stiles on screen lately, you may just be looking for her in the wrong places—or rather on the wrong screen. Stiles is currently starring in the YouTube series “Blue,” which returned for a second season on March 15.


New Justin Timberlake Album "The 20/20 Experience" Available For Free Streaming on iTunes

The 20/20 Experience

The wait is over. Justin Timberlake's new album, The 20/20 Experience is available on iTunes in its entirety for free streaming. 


Nielsen to Gauge Online TV Viewing

Nielsen is taking a step towards extending its TV-ratings business to measure online viewing, aiming to gauge how much viewership has drifted away from traditional TV to online outlets.


Netflix to Deliver All 13 Episodes of ‘House of Cards’ on One Day

House of Cards

Binge-viewing has become such a popular way for Americans to watch TV that it is changing the ways that networks create and distribute episodes.


Netflix Wins Disney Movie Rights

Netflix’s video subscription service has trumped pay-TV channels and grabbed the rights to show Disney movies shortly after they finish their runs in theaters. The multiyear licensing agreement announced Tuesday represents a breakthrough for Netflix as it tries to add more recent movies to its popular service that streams video over high-speed Internet connections.


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