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Spotify Premium now gets Hulu thrown in – but act fast

Spotify Premium now gets Hulu thrown in – but act fast

Spotify subscribers can get a free subscription to Hulu, with the streaming music service bundling the video service for its Premium users. The deal replaces last year's Spotify and Hulu bundle offer, which offered a discounted Hulu membership to those also paying for Spotify, and comes only weeks ahead of Apple's expected streaming video service being revealed.

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Fyre Festival 2.0 tipped by Ja Rule amid Netflix, Hulu hype

Fyre Festival 2.0 tipped by Ja Rule amid Netflix, Hulu hype

What's the best way to milk cash out of the worst blunder in the history of music festivals and internet hype? Make another one! That's just what seems to be happening now thanks to a tip from none other than Ja Rule, letting the world know that "[The Fyre Festival] is the most iconic festival that never was. I have plans to create the iconic festival, but you didn't hear that from me."

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Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple was tipped to call upon "Hollywood stars" to attend a March 25th event for the launch of a new video service. This video service would join a new News subscription service that'd also launch on the same day, at the same event. The video service would be similar to, but not the same as, major video streaming services already on the market like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

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Hulu reveals how its new pause ads will work

Hulu reveals how its new pause ads will work

In early December, word surfaced that Hulu was considering a new type of advertisement: one that appears when the viewer pauses the video they're watching. The company has proceeded with introducing that new ad type, though it doesn't work quite the way it was originally tipped. Rather than presenting a video advertisement, Hulu is dishing up a static ad on the screen when a video is paused.

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Hulu price changes have good news and bad news

Hulu price changes have good news and bad news

Hulu is making some big pricing changes today, and the news can be either good or bad depending on the plan you're paying for each month. Those subscribed to Hulu's basic plan are actually going to be getting a discount on their monthly bill, while those with a Live TV account are looking at paying more. These price changes aren't taking effect immediately, but they are being implemented soon.

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Hulu gives new customers the option to pay with Venmo

Hulu gives new customers the option to pay with Venmo

Hulu has announced that it is the first streaming service to add support for the payment platform Venmo, which has grown in popularity as a fast way to send and receive payments. The new support is available to new customers now, according to the company, which partnered with Venom to add the option. No other streaming services currently offer this support.

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Hulu may soon play advertisements when videos are paused

Hulu may soon play advertisements when videos are paused

Hulu is gearing up to test advertisements that play when the viewer pauses a video, a new report claims. The idea reportedly is being explored by both AT&T and Hulu, the latter of which is said to be prepping the change for a 2019 launch. Hulu already shows advertisements to customers who subscribe to the cheaper monthly plan, but the new alleged test may change when customers see them.

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Major expansion coming to Hulu when Disney buys Fox

Major expansion coming to Hulu when Disney buys Fox

Disney's acquisition of Fox could mean big things for Hulu, not just in terms of content, but also in terms of availability. Unlike Netflix, Hulu is a streaming service that's only available in the United States. When Disney's acquisition of Fox finishes up next year, it'll take a controlling stake in Hulu, and it may look to expand Hulu's availability as a result.

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What to expect from video streaming services in 2019

What to expect from video streaming services in 2019

The streaming market is in full bloom and there's no shortage of options to choose from. The industry has experienced major changes in just a handful of years, seeing the launch of services that include live television, cloud-based DVR, offline on-demand content, and a growing body of original shows. What can customers expect rolling into the new year?

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Hulu Live TV may get “skinnier” with price and channel slashing

Hulu Live TV may get “skinnier” with price and channel slashing

Hulu is considering changes to its Live TV product, according to a new report, potentially one day slashing both price and channels to offer "skinnier" bundles. In its present form, Hulu Live TV provides livestreaming access to a relatively small number of networks, these provided alongside on-demand content for a variety of shows. The company may break up the product in the future, though, cutting costs while still offering live access to channels in smaller bundle options.

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Caavo Control Center is a universal remote do-all media system

Caavo Control Center is a universal remote do-all media system

This week the folks at Caavo revealed a device that'll control ALL your stuff. Not your smart home stuff - this isn't about lights or sensors or anything - this is for your TV and your varied media-output devices. Caavo can connect your TV to your Amazon Fire TV (or better yet NVIDIA SHIELD TV) or Apple TV, set-top boxes of many sorts, gaming consoles like Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and whatever other oddities you've got delivering signal via HDMI.

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TiVo BOLT OTA 4K DVR combines broadcast TV with streaming apps

TiVo BOLT OTA 4K DVR combines broadcast TV with streaming apps

This week the folks at TiVo revealed a new DVR set-top box that combines antenna-based television with streaming video services. TiVo BOLT OTA, it's called, and watching and recording local TV programming, national news, sports, and entertainment is its game. But it's also able to connect with services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

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