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Disney’s earnings miss forecasts as costs rise for its streaming future

Disney's plunge into streaming and the folding of assets from Twenty-First Century Fox are some of the reasons it missed its earnings forecast.

Top ‘Fortnite’ streamer Ninja leaves Amazon’s Twitch to join Microsoft’s Mixer

Ninja has streamed himself playing alongside rappers Drake and Travis Scott and often appears on Instagram and Twitter alongside football players Neymar Jr and Harry Kane.

Ubisoft plays into streaming trend at E3 video game event

Ubisoft is an early partner with Google while the tech giant was developing its own gaming streaming service Stadia.

‘Good Omens’: Amazon Prime bets big on the apocalypse

The show is the latest in a string of recent series to explore the relationships between humans and the afterlife.

Final season of ‘Jessica Jones’ to drop June 14

'Jessica Jones' is the last Marvel show to air on Netflix as the streaming giant cancelled sister shows 'Luke Cage,' 'Iron Fist,' 'The Punisher' and 'Daredevil.'

Disney parks lift earnings, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ streaming date announced

Growth at Disney parks in the United States boosted results above analyst expectations.

In streaming wars, Apple says it can coexist with Netflix

Apple sees its streaming service sitting along side its competitors launching a streaming service with original content from big names including Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.

Cinema vs streaming: the battle over when and where you can...

The off-screen skirmish centres around the theatrical "window," the time a movie plays exclusively in US theatres before it can be released on DVD or digital.

Apple spotlights services with TV, gaming and credit card offerings

Cupertino is taking a different approach by offering paid 'channels' from AT&T's HBO, Lions Gate Entertainment's Starz and CBS's Showtime, alongside its own content.

Streaming wars heat up as rivals queue up to challenge Netflix

These rivals are coming into the segment which has been transformed by the spectacular growth of Netflix and a growing movement by consumers to on-demand television delivered over internet platforms.

Apple sets March 25 event, hints at streaming

The iPhone maker is seeking to diversify its revenue base and move more into services with the smartphone market declining.

Streaming costs pile up as media giants try to be Like...

Media companies are losing millions of dollars as they lean towards streaming.

Hard to bar unauthorised sites on Android boxes, claims agent

Operators constantly change the domain and website names in order to keep the service active, says an agent.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ now most-streamed 20th century song

Boosted by the movie, the 1975 single and music video surpassed 1.6 billion streams globally, record company Universal Music Group said in a statement.

“Disney+” service a year away from streaming shows

The Walt Disney Company will launch a "Disney+" streaming service in the United States late next year, boosting it with live-action shows spun from hit "Star Wars" and Marvel hero films.

From streaming TV to Gmail, it’s all about the cloud

Streaming television services accessible at Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube are hosted and powered by online data centres, as are web-based email and social media such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter.

Netflix crushes estimates, renewing faith after July letdown

Netflix doesn’t break out its customers by market, with the exception of the US, though most analysts agree the UK, Brazil, Canada and Mexico rank among the company’s largest.

Google teams with Ubisoft to test video game streaming

Google launched a website where people could apply for invitations to take part in the test, which will feature free streaming play of Assassin's Creed Odyssey while Project Stream technology is put through its paces.

Netflix sets record with 23 Emmys, tying HBO for TV Awards

Netflix Inc. won the most Emmy awards of any TV network Monday night, capping a sudden and dramatic rise to the top of the...

Amazon is on the prowl for movies from Sony, Paramount

The company held exploratory talks with executives at Sony Corp.’s studio division and Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Pictures.

Prince’s 1995-2010 albums made available for streaming

The estate of prolific late pop icon Prince made more than 300 songs from his later career available on digital download and streaming services for the first time on Friday.

Australian PM steps into World Cup streaming row

Australia's prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull intervened on behalf of angry soccer fans on Monday after a series of technical glitches marred viewing of the 2018 World Cup from Russia for the third day.

YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22

Google's YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon a premium service that will charge more for its original shows.

Spotify soars in US$26 billion stock debut

Spotify on its first day has topped the market capitalization of other high-profile recent market entrants, including Twitter, Snapchat parent Snap and Dropbox.

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