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CinemaNow app comes to Xbox Live

CinemaNow app comes to Xbox Live

As if gamers needed another video streaming platform on the Xbox 360, Best Buy's CinemaNow app has now arrived on the Microsoft console. CinemaNow is a platform that allows users to rent or buy movies and TV shows, just like iTunes, Amazon Video On Demand, and Vudu, but without the brand recognition of any of those other names.

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Netflix Web-based video player gets massive redesign

Netflix Web-based video player gets massive redesign

If you're like me, you remember the day that Netflix's streaming video service first launched. And at that time, you would shut off the TV and spend hours watching movies and TV shows on your computer. Now, though, there are millions of people who no doubt have a Netflix streaming subscription and have never even watched any content from the confines of their computer.

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BBC will stream every single minute of the Olympics

BBC will stream every single minute of the Olympics

One undeniable trend about the Olympics over the last eight years is that its presence in online and mobile platforms has absolutely exploded. In 2004, NBC launched a mobile website dedicated to people wanting to check out the latest medal counts and breaking news on their phone, but it was little more than truncated text and a few tiny images. This year, you'll be able to watch every moment of the international sporting event from your phone.

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Netflix customer satisfaction on the rise

Netflix customer satisfaction on the rise

After Netflix completely shot itself in the foot and announced to the entire world, "We take all of our paying subscribers for granted," the company seems to have played its game of damage control fairly well, as the level of satisfaction that customers have for the streaming service has now gone up from where it was at the end of last year. This is according to the results from analytics group Forsee's annual Top 100 E-Trail Satisfaction Index.

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Comcast Xbox 360 policy questioned by US Senator

Comcast Xbox 360 policy questioned by US Senator

Democratic Senator Al Franken is urging the FCC to start an investigation into the platform that allows Comcast subscribers to stream video content from their Xbox 360. Ever since the service went live, people have been questioning its implications on net neutrality. Comcast lets its existing cable subscribers stream unlimited amounts of video from the Xfinity app on Microsoft's gaming console.

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Viacom, yet again, dismisses Netflix impact on Nickelodeon

Viacom, yet again, dismisses Netflix impact on Nickelodeon

During its most recent quarterly earnings call, Viacom was met with the question of how Nickelodeon's ratings have experienced steep and seemingly inexplicable ratings drops. Inexplicable, that is, unless you think about Netflix and the fact that it is ramping up its children programming. Last month, a study revealed that homes with Netflix or other streaming platforms have shown declines in children's TV viewership.

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Netflix believed to be working on ‘Jericho’ revival

Netflix believed to be working on ‘Jericho’ revival

Netflix is reportedly in discussions to bring the TV show Jericho back to life. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, then you know the reason why the CBS show Jericho was canceled in the first place. But if you suddenly got a feeling of excitement, then you're probably part of the cult following of the show, and it is that fervent passion that is inspiring Netflix to resurrect the series.

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South Park On Demand launches in UK

South Park On Demand launches in UK

Getting access to TV shows on demand and via services like Hulu has become easier over the years, but there have always been a few international restrictions. South Park is shown for free on Comedy Central’s website after it airs, but if you don’t live in America, you can’t access the episode thanks to geographical restrictions. Comedy Central and South Park Digital Studios are hoping to please UK fans by bringing back full episodes with the launch of South Park On Demand for the UK.

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Hulu sets record 1.76 billion ad views in March

Hulu sets record 1.76 billion ad views in March

If you were interrupted from your online video-watching experience last month, there's a good chance you were on Hulu. The network-sponsored streaming site is the runaway leader in video ads, and it had a record number of delivered advertisements in March. A total of 1.76 billion ads were distributed to viewers on Hulu.com and its various apps, 39% more than YouTube.

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