Netflix has hired marketing agencies to prepare a launch down under, which is likely going to happen some time next year.
In recent months, unlimited entertainment services for kids have proliferated. We took a look at the options in two categories: Ebooks and video.
YouTube started to offer paid subscriptions to select channels this week. But are people actually going to pay for their YouTube videos?
Rhapsody has some advice for its competitors Spotify and Rdio: Don’t invest in splashy ads. Focus on featuring your service instead.
A report shows that music subscription service Spotify continues to grow at a rapid pace. The growth validates Spotify’s business model but is also inviting a growing cluster of rivals.
Rdio is coming to Austria, Ireland, Italy and four other countries. Spotify, meanwhile, plans to offer free mobile radio around the world.
The streaming video industry continues to undergo radical transformation. Kun Gao, of Crunchyroll, points to four things to look for in the coming year.
Rhapsody’s new Android app features a bit of a different take on content curation: The app keeps track of what you like to listen to at certain times of the day, and then suggests you those exact songs at the right time.
The hard question for Apple is whether it can build a meaningful paid-subscription business without grossly cannibalizing its current per-track paid download business. There are very few examples of those two models being successfully combined within a single content service or a single billing relationship.
YBuy, a Southern California company, has built a monthly subscription service around the try-before-you-buy model for gadgets, appliances and other products and it’s getting a big name backer in Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, whose TomorrowVentures is leading a $1 million Series A round.