Streaming

EU Opens In-Depth Probe Into Apple’s Shazam Buy

Competition officials fear Apple could use data from Shazam to place rival streaming services at a 'competitive disadvantage'

4 years ago

Spotify Files To List Shares, Valuing Itself At More Than $23bn

The leading music streaming service admits it has stiff competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon and Google

4 years ago

Spotify: Malware Pop-ups Affected ‘Small Numbers’

Music service fixes the problem that displayed virus laden websites for “small numbers of users”

6 years ago

Webcams Fail After Windows 10 Update

Microsoft 'drops the ball', as anniversary update of Windows 10 causes webcam problem

6 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Japan Ends VCR Production

End of an era. Japan's last VCR maker to halt production, signalling end for the humble video cassette

6 years ago

Euro 2016: Should You Block Live Streaming On Your Network?

Live streaming can impact network performance, create security risks and harm productivity. But it can also improve morale. Should you…

6 years ago

What We Learned When We Chilled With Netflix’s Top Innovator

4K HDR, algorithms, a rocketing user base, and virtual reality – what’s Netflix up to in 2016?

6 years ago

Spotify Ends Data Centre Foray With Google Cloud Deal

Spotify signals the end of its own data centre programme with move to the Google Cloud Platform

6 years ago

Has Your Spotify Account Been Hacked?

Spotify denies it has been hacked, but hundreds of user details have been leaked in online data dump

6 years ago

Avoiding First And Down On Super Bowl Sunday

How can businesses cope with spikes of traffic and avoid dreaded downtime?

6 years ago

10 Of The Best Music Apps

We want the funk - go grab it with our guide to the best music apps around

7 years ago

Chicago Introduces ‘Cloud Tax’ For Streaming And Cloud Storage Services

Consumers to be hit with 9 percent price hike as Chicago Department of Finance's new legislation affects Netflix, Spotify

7 years ago

The Dirty Cloud: IT Will Account For 12 Percent Of Global Electricity Use By 2017

Greenpeace report says mobile device boom and slow-acting tech giants such as Amazon are slowing cloud computing's green transformation

7 years ago

Netflix Denies Change To VPN Policies

Netflix denies caving into pressure from Hollywood and TV studios over geographic licensing issues

7 years ago

Apple Targets Music Streaming With Beats iOS Integration

Apple looks to take on the likes of Spotify by rolling Beats Music subscription service into iOS

8 years ago

Amazon Fire TV Stick Challenges Chromecast

The e-commerce giant's latest product is a TV dongle that streams Netflix, Spotify and more

8 years ago

Windows Phone To Get Its Own Chromecast

Microsoft is developing an answer to Apple TV and Chromecast with the Miracast Dongle for Windows Phone

8 years ago

Amazon Fire TV Targets Apple And Google

Amazon releases its Fire TV device that can instantly stream thousands of films and TV series to viewers

8 years ago

Google Invites Developers To Build Chromecast TV Apps

The amount of media content available on Chromecast is set to increase, but no information on the UK launch yet

8 years ago

Intel Confirms Web TV Move

Watch out Netflix and Lovefilm as Intel confirms a virtual TV service to stream content to home TVs

9 years ago

Virgin Media Broadband Advert Provokes ASA Ban

Virgin Media has once again fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority

10 years ago

Google Halts Arrival Of Nexus Q Streaming Device

Google has indefinitely postponed the arrival of its media streaming device in order to “make it better”

10 years ago

CeBIT 2012: IBM Announces Cloud-Based Desktop Streaming

With a USB stick and a cloud service, IBM is offering a secure enterprise desktop

10 years ago

Google To Take On Apple With Home Streaming System

Google is to challenge Apple and Microsoft with a Wi-Fi-based home entertainment system

10 years ago

YouTube Launches Film Streaming Service

YouTube is now offering users the chance to stream up to 3,000 films to their computers

11 years ago

Royals’ Decision To Wed Online Sets Internet Records

The wedding of William and Kate made online connections glow with activity but proved too hot for the BBC

11 years ago

Blackwave Delivers Internet Video To Juniper

Juniper is buying Blackwave's intellectual property to bulk up its growing Internet video delivery capabilities

12 years ago

YouTube Tests Live Streaming Service

YouTube has launched a two-day trial for its yet-to-be-released live streaming platform

12 years ago

Daily Show Dropped From Hulu TV Service

Comedy Central programmes "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" will be dropped from Hulu starting on…

12 years ago