Apple hires TV exec to take on Netflix and Amazon video

As Apple seemingly move more and more towards working with video they’ve just hired a British TV executive involved in Bake Off and Sherlock. Apple have hired TV executive Jay Hunt, poaching her from Channel…

Hulu and Spotify team up for unique, discount package of both services

If you’re not interested in going to college to study then at least go to get this awesome deal on Spotify AND Hulu. In a first-of-it’s-kind partnership Hulu and Spotify have come together to offer…

Disney and YouTube executives joining Spotify for video boost

Spotify have some interesting new reported additions to their board of directors that suggest video on Spotify is about to get a lot bigger. Spotify are reportedly bringing in 4 new members to join their…

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are spearheading video streaming in Apple Music

Jimmy Iovine recently discussed in an interview Apple Music’s plans for video streaming with help from Dre, and the future of music streaming. Speaking with Variety Iovine discussed how Apple Music have been developing their…

Netflix sign their music publishing rights exclusively to BMG

Netflix have signed up their music publishing rights from original shows like Stranger Things exclusively to BMG for publishing rights outside of the US. The new deal between BMG and Netflix will cover the publishing…

Music streaming now has more subscribers than Netflix after a phenomenal 2016

It’s been a few weeks since we got a reminder of how successful music streaming but the news that Netflix is no longer more popular than music streaming is a major reminder. In recent years…

BBC iPlayer look to overtake Netflix as the UK’s no.1 online video service

The BBC are looking to take the top spot from Netflix and become the most popular online Video on Demand (VOD) service in the UK over the next few years. BBC iPlayer is the online…

Nielsen are looking to buy Gracenote for $450-500 million

Nielsen, one of the world’s biggest user insight companies, are in talks to purchase Gracenote for their technology, in particular their advanced content recognition software. Nielsen, one of the world’s leading analytics companies for user…

Vimeo planning subscription service to go against YouTube and Netflix

Vimeo are planning to launch a new paid subscription service for the video sharing site to offer a new service and new features to viewers. Vimeo is one of the biggest video hosting sites in…

Spotify dropping video partners to focus on Netflix style exclusives

Spotify launched videosĀ earlier this year to little response, and even fewer users, but Spotify are determined to keep videos going with their own content. Spotify videos or ‘Shows’ saw a massively anti-climactic launch earlier this…