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Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs

Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs

Last year, reports emerged Facebook was working on a video chat camera you'd plug into your TV. It sounds a bit like its Portal smart display, albeit without the need for a dedicated screen. One

How to watch the Super Bowl: A cord-cutter’s guide

We all know you don't have to be a fan of American football to watch the Super Bowl. The NFL's Big Game, which this year will be played between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, goes

Amazon unveils ad-supported IMDb video streaming service

It's been rumored that Amazon has been working on an ad-supported video streaming service, similar to what's offered from Vudu and Roku, and now the service has officially launched. Variety reports

Hiding in plain sight: The YouTubers' crowdfunding piracy

I never imagined I would be watching Kitchen Nightmares, starring the world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay, in my downtime on YouTube. I knew of Ramsay and his ruthlessness from shows like Hell's

Dolby’s Dimension headphones bring home theater sound to your ears

For more than 50 years, Dolby's brand has been synonymous with top-of-the-line audio (and visual) quality. Its innovations in the space, including recent technologies like the Atmos immersive sound,

Twitch streamers are getting Snap's AR selfie filters

As part of its Snap Camera announcement, Snap Inc. has revealed a partnership with Twitch that will bring augmented reality Lenses to users of the video-streaming site. This will give Twitch streamers

Twitch streamers are getting Snap's AR selfie filters

As part of its Snap Camera announcement, Snap Inc. has revealed a partnership with Twitch that will bring augmented reality Lenses to users of the video-streaming site. This will give Twitch streamers

Apple snags Steve Carell for one of its upcoming shows

Last year, Apple announced a Reese Witherspoon- and Jennifer Aniston-led drama as part of its growing slate of original shows, and now Steve Carell has signed on to the project. Still unnamed, the
Facebook and MTV are revamping 'The Real World'

Facebook and MTV are revamping 'The Real World'

Facebook's big push into original video content is only getting stronger. Less than two months after the worldwide launch of its Watch streaming service, which is also trying to lure in independent
Google's Chromecast gets a new look

Google's Chromecast gets a new look

Since its debut in 2013, Google's Chromecast has been the little streaming engine that could. It was cheap, at just $35, and gave consumers an easy way to stream video on older TVs. Now with its
Walmart taps MGM to create original shows for its Vudu service

Walmart taps MGM to create original shows for its Vudu service

Walmart is bringing original programming to its Vudu video streaming service and it's partnering with MGM to do so. The studio will develop original, family-friendly series for the platform, with the

Amazon is reportedly working on an ad-supported video service

Amazon is working on an ad-supported video service that would be available to users of its Fire TV devices, The Information reports. According to people familiar with the matter, the service will
Both CBS All Access tiers are available on Amazon Channels

Both CBS All Access tiers are available on Amazon Channels

In January, Amazon added the commercial-free version of CBS All Access, the network's subscription streaming service, to Prime Video Channels. Now, the $6 limited commercial tier is available as well.
Hulu’s ‘Castle Rock’ will return for a second season

Hulu’s ‘Castle Rock’ will return for a second season

Hulu's Castle Rock, the anthology series from JJ Abrams and Stephen King, will return for a second season. The streaming service announced the renewal today, just shortly after the first season's
Facebook's 'shared viewing' video feature is coming to all groups

Facebook's 'shared viewing' video feature is coming to all groups

Facebook has made it clear that it wants to make video a crucial part of its business, as it looks to compete with the likes of YouTube, Amazon and Netflix. And, over the past few months, the

UK video streaming subscribers topple pay-TV for the first time

Popular online streaming services like Amazon Prime and Netflix are for the first time outshining traditional pay-TV in Britain.

World Cup tweets were viewed 115 billion times

Twitter had high hopes that the World Cup would be a big hit on its platform. The previous games in 2014 happened before the platform released video features, but this time around, it secured a deal
Walmart might get into the crowded video-subscription business

Walmart might get into the crowded video-subscription business

Walmart is considering a subscription video-streaming service, The Information reports, that could be set up as a rival to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Sources familiar with the company's
Comcast will limit Xfinity Mobile video streaming resolution

Comcast will limit Xfinity Mobile video streaming resolution

Xfinity Mobile customers will soon see a change to their video streams. In the coming weeks, videos streamed using cellular data will be limited to 480p resolution, a move that other carriers

The Premier League is coming to UK Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime will show live Premier League matches from 2019 in the UK. The technology giant has bought a football package that will give it exclusive TV -- or in this case, streaming -- rights for 20