Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...


The latest movies on TV, streaming movies, movie theater releases, and movie reviews.

Digital Video Customer Satisfaction iTunes

iTunes is still America’s favorite digital video platform

August 6th, 2013

Although iTunes doesn’t let users stream video as Netflix and Hulu do, it’s still the favorite digital video platform in the United States. A new survey conducted by analytics firm ForeSee shows that Apple’s iTunes has the highest customer satisfaction out of any major video platform, followed very closely by HBO GO, Netflix and Amazon …

Spotify Music Sales Analysis

Spotify may actually be reigniting music sales growth

July 31st, 2013

In some ways, Sweden is the chilly laboratory of the global music industry. The local hero, Spotify, took over the country already at the end of 2011 as the cool animation by Digital Music News demonstrates. In 2009, streaming music was just 7% of music sales in Sweden. In 2013. streaming had exploded to 70% …

iTunes Radio Pandora Royalties Comparison

iTunes Radio royalty rates revealed – Apple pays more than Pandora

June 27th, 2013

When Apple was engaged in long, protracted negotiations with record companies over terms for its iTunes Radio service, many assumed that the company was trying to get copyright owners to take less money per song play than competing Internet radio service Pandora. The Wall Street Journal reports that this is not the case, however, because …

Sony Disney Anti-Piracy Plan

Sony, Disney concoct blockbuster plan to fight movie piracy

June 24th, 2013

With entertainment companies growing increasingly frustrated in their fight against online piracy, both Sony and Disney have started rolling out a radical new plan in South Korea that could seriously upend the way movies get released. The Wall Street Journal reports that Disney and Sony have started letting viewers stream movies at home that are …

Apple iTunes Digital Music Market Analysis

Apple’s dominance of digital music market untouched by Pandora, Spotify

June 21st, 2013

Despite the rise of new competitors, Apple’s dominance of the market for digital songs remains the same. AllThingsD points out that new research from Asymco shows that Apple’s iTunes generates around $6.9 billion in revenue from digital music each year, which is 75% of the $9.3 billion that consumers spend on digital music annually. This …

Not even Netflix is safe from pirates

May 29th, 2013

Netflix has been helping cord-cutters save money for years, offering unlimited movie and TV show streaming for just $7.99 per month. Just because the service is affordable doesn’t mean it is immune to digital piracy, however, and newly available data shows that the service took a pretty big hit earlier this week. Early on Sunday …

Microsoft Xbox One Analysis

With the Xbox One, Microsoft’s vision for conquering the living room takes shape

May 21st, 2013

It’s taken a while, but Microsoft’s big plan for conquering consumers’ living rooms is now finally coming together. For years, major tech companies have been obsessed with getting their software and applications onto television screens and have mostly employed a series of set-top boxes that have done little to spark consumer interest. But unlike Apple …

Arrested Development Trailer Video

Netflix releases first ‘Arrested Development’ trailer [video]

May 13th, 2013

Cult comedy “Arrested Development” has been revived by Netflix and fans of the show are waiting with bated breath for the first new season in seven years. As the streaming video giant turned production company gets ready to release 15 brand new episodes that will make up the show’s fourth season, Netflix has released the …

Netflix may have already recouped House of Cards investment through subscriber growth

Netflix has already recouped its $100 million House of Cards investment

April 23rd, 2013

Netflix spent around $100 million to produce the first two seasons of House of Cards, the original drama that stars Kevin Spacey as a comically oily United States congressman. But while this may sound like a big investment for the hugely popular content distributor, analysis from The Atlantic Wire shows that it may just be …