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Hulu sells Japan business to Nippon TV

Hulu sells Japan business to Nippon TV

Three years, 50 partners, and 13,000 Japanese media assets later, Hulu is drawing one chapter of its international venture to a close. Though the video streaming service isn't exactly withdrawing from the Japanese market, it will be handing off bulk of the responsibility of running things over to the Nippon Television Network Corporation, more popularly known as Nippon TV.

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Vdio movie streaming service closed after beta project flops

Vdio movie streaming service closed after beta project flops

Back in April, popular Internet radio service Rdio decided to jump feet-first into the movie streaming business, launching the comparably named Vdio digital movie service as a beta offering. The beta opened up to all users in the United States and UK by June, but over the last six months it has been more or less limping along, and now, on the cusp of the new year, Rdio has elected to close it down.

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Streamnation users can start lending movies and TV shows to friends

Streamnation users can start lending movies and TV shows to friends

Cloud storage and streaming service Streamnation has just added a new feature to its arsenal that could potentially ruffle the feathers of a few entities in the entertainment industry. It will now be allowing users to not only upload "DRM-free" copies of their favorite films and TV shows, but actually let others watch them as well, at practically no cost.

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Netflix for iOS update brings auto-play and more recommendations

Netflix for iOS update brings auto-play and more recommendations

Netflix has updated its iOS app today with a couple of new features that are mostly minor, but are said to improve the app's experience overall. Just as with the web-based version of Netflix and other app versions, the new iOS app now automatically plays the next episode of a TV series after the previous episode ends. The update also includes recommendations that appear after a movie ends.

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Amazon Originals crowdsources pilot potential with LOVEFiLM

Amazon Originals crowdsources pilot potential with LOVEFiLM

Subscribers to LOVEFiLM who want to have their own chance to help decide what shows are available on the streaming service will now have the opportunity. Amazon has announced that it will be offering 14 brand-new shows from Amazon Studios that will be available exclusively on LOVEFiLM for consideration. The idea is to get people to watch the shows and then vote on whether or not the pilots should be turned into a full series.

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M-GO digital entertainment service available for iPad users

M-GO digital entertainment service available for iPad users

One of the most common things people do on their iPads and other tablets or smartphone device is to stream video from various streaming services such as Netflix. A new movie streaming service is now available for Safari users on the iPad and the iPad mini. The service is called M-GO and it has been fully optimized for operation on the iPad.

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