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Nielsen looks at how people are streaming Hulu and Netflix

Nielsen looks at how people are streaming Hulu and Netflix

Netflix and Hulu are the two most popular streaming video services around. The services can be accessed on all sorts of devices from your DVR to your smartphone with a bunch of other devices in between. Nielsen has a new report on what devices people use to watch the streaming services and the results are a bit surprising to me for Netflix.

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Apple eyeing Hulu purchase?

Apple eyeing Hulu purchase?

Apple is sitting on a stockpile of cash that would make Scrooge McDuck jealous. Jobs and his cohorts in Cupertino are sitting on north of $76 billion in cash and securities meaning that what Apple wants it could buy. Two sources that claim to be in the know are saying that what Apple wants it Hulu. Hulu has been pimping itself to a bunch of different companies over the last few weeks to see if anyone wants to buy.

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20th Century Fox Aims to Bring Digital Copies of Blu-ray Titles to Android

20th Century Fox Aims to Bring Digital Copies of Blu-ray Titles to Android

Watching movies on-the-go for Android has been lacking compared to some of the competition. While Android has options such as Netflix that is getting updated often and Hulu, not all devices are supported and you still can't save movies to watch later. In comparison iOS users can download digital copies right from iTunes with ease across multiple devices.

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Microsoft drops out of Hulu auction according to sources

Microsoft drops out of Hulu auction according to sources

Early this month we caught wind that the popular online video streaming site Hulu might be up for sale. According to sources when the story first broke Hulu had been contacting a bunch of different major players to solicit bids for a sale. Those players were said to be Amazon, AT&T, and Verizon, Liberty Media, Netflix, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Samsung. At least one of those major players is now said to be dropping out of the bidding.

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Amazon, AT&T, Verizon Now In Early Talks To Buy Hulu

Amazon, AT&T, Verizon Now In Early Talks To Buy Hulu

The popular video streaming site, Hulu, is currently shopping itself around for a buyer. Preliminary talks have begun with Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo revealed last week to be on the shortlist. Insider sources today say that Amazon, AT&T, and Verizon will also be among the top picks, which include Facebook, Liberty Media, Netflix, and Samsung.

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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo All In Early Talks To Buy Hulu

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo All In Early Talks To Buy Hulu

The L.A. Times reported today that insider sources have divulged that both Google and Microsoft have now begun preliminary talks to purchase Hulu. It's been reported that the online video streaming site has been shopping around for buyers, with the first suitor rumored to be Yahoo, although nothing official has been announced yet.

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Hulu chasing buyers spills insider; Yahoo fingered

Hulu chasing buyers spills insider; Yahoo fingered

Hulu is reportedly considering selling itself, though to exactly who is currently unclear. The WSJ reported that an unnamed company had made a speculative bid for Hulu, with the LA Times later suggesting that Yahoo was the interested party. However, no meeting of the Hulu board has been held to consider any offers, and subsequent reports have poured cold water onto the idea of Yahoo being interested.

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Why I Can’t Stand Hulu Plus

Why I Can’t Stand Hulu Plus

As someone who streams Netflix content through several different devices, including my HDTV, the iPad, and others, I recently decided to give some other streaming offerings a chance to win my affection. My first choice among the many out there was Hulu Plus.

Now, I should note that I’ve used Hulu quite often. While I’m having lunch, I’ve been known to surf to Hulu’s Web site and watch some episodes of shows I might have missed recently. I guess you could say that I’ve been a Hulu veteran for quite some time now.

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RIM wants Blackberry PlayBook Hulu Plus access

RIM wants Blackberry PlayBook Hulu Plus access

RIM launched the Blackberry Playbook not long ago and started sending the machines out to reviewers to spend some hands on time with. We put up our review of the Playbook last week and noted that the firmware was a wreck. Chris called the firmware "half-baked" at the time he wrote about the device. One of the bright spots was that at least for a while the Playbook users could access the streaming content on Hulu.

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Hulu Blocks Support For BlackBerry PlayBook

Hulu Blocks Support For BlackBerry PlayBook

The BlackBerry Playbook came out just two days ago and although it lacked support for various basic functions such as email, calendar, and contacts without the crutch of having a BlackBerry smartphone as well, it was able to access Hulu, the popular movie and TV show streaming service, via its browser without a problem. That is, until late afternoon yesterday when it was apparent that Hulu nixed the support.

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TiVo Hulu Plus trials starting; iPad streaming a possibility

TiVo Hulu Plus trials starting; iPad streaming a possibility

TiVo is reportedly readying to bring Hulu Plus to its DVRs, with a TiVo Premiere owner claiming to have been invited to join a field trial of the new service. Meanwhile, according to Engadget's sources, a customer survey sent to other TiVo subscribers suggests the company is considering iPad streaming functionality as well.

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Hulu and Viacom hammer out content partnership

Hulu and Viacom hammer out content partnership

Hulu became one of the largest video streaming sites online since it launched and has some of the best streaming content you can find on the web with shows from major networks that you can catch up on. Hulu has been reportedly considering a change from the free streaming site we all know to a paid IPTV provider, but so far the site is sticking to its mostly free roots.

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