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# Streaming

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9 TV shows we'd love to see on Irish Netflix
Oh, how we would binge-watch these.
Explainer: Why is your Irish Netflix so radically different to the US version?
What are you missing out on? And why?
Could Frank Underwood be taking on Russia in House of Cards season 3?
A character in the brand new trailer looks very like a certain world leader.
How to watch the Late Late Toy Show from anywhere in the world
Including what to do if the RTÉ Player breaks down.
Blink 182's Tom DeLonge says streaming music is like 'killing elephants'
Streaming music is like ivory poaching, he says.
Watch out Spotify! YouTube makes its music service official
And Ireland is one of the first countries to get access to the beta version.
YouTube takes its biggest step towards launching its own music service
The site has signed a deal with Merlin, the network which represents the licensing rights for 20,000 independent music labels.
Spotify CEO defends free streaming after Taylor Swift removes music catalogue
Daniel Ek defended the company saying it paid out $2 billion in royalties since it started in 2008, half of which was generated in the last twelve months.
Taylor Swift yanked all her albums from Spotify and the world is going slightly crazy about it
Here’s why.
Turns out 81 million people 'experienced' the new U2 album*
*That’s those people who played or streamed it through iTunes, iTunes Radio and Beats Music globally.
Adam Sandler is producing four exclusive movies for Netflix
“Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks”.
Netflix are purposely spoiling some of the biggest twists in movies and television
He was dead all along.
Indie music labels call in the big guns in their fight with YouTube
The independent music association IMPALA is asking the European Commission to intervene in a dispute over the terms over YouTube’s upcoming music streaming service.
Here's why indie artists are against YouTube's new music service
Terms concerning the rates paid to artists and the inability to release songs or videos exclusively to another platform are the main reasons behind the dispute.
YouTube plans to block artists who don't sign up for its paid music service
The move is part of YouTube’s plans to launch a paid subscription service, which will allow users to watch videos or listen to music without ads, and offline.
Remember Megavideo? Its founder is offering €3.7mn for dirt on the US Government
Kim Dotcom is being prosecuted by US authorities for piracy but is fighting extradition from New Zealand.
Twitter considers buying Spotify and Pandora to help boost user growth
The company was said to be in talks with SoundCloud recently about a possible acquisition, but fell through because of concerns over copyright problems.
Spotify hits 40 million users, but only 10 million pay for the service
Spotify updated its figures to show its active users grew by 16 million since March 2013.
YouTube close to securing $1 billion deal for video game streaming site Twitch
The live streaming video game site is said to have agreed a $1 billion deal with Google and is currently discussing details of the deal.
9 of the most interesting public webcams around the world
Transport yourself around the world in just one click.
Netflix considers raising prices for new customers after strong start to the year
The increase for new customers, expected to take place sometime before July, will help Netflix invest more in original internet programming similar to its hit political drama, House of Cards.
Amazon announces Fire TV, its set-top streaming box and gaming device
Amazon Fire TV will allow users to watch shows on Instant Video and Netflix and will include games like Minecraft, The Walking Dead and NBA2K14.
Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4
The company plans to offer original TV content through its Playstation Network service.
Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online
The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.
Apple puts pressure on record labels for more iTunes exclusives
The company wants record labels to make albums and songs available on iTunes exclusively as it competes against Spotify and Pandora.
Netflix engineers experiment with sleep tracking feature
The feature, created as part of Netflix’s hack day, would pause a TV show or film if you’ve fallen asleep.
Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service
The eCommerce giant is said to be in talks with record labels about launching a music streaming service on its site.
Amazon preparing to launch its own TV box service for March
It’s rumoured that the company will roll out the Android-powered device in March.
Turns out a lot of people binge-watched House of Cards last weekend
A new study found that between 5 – 15 per cent of Netflix’s 44 million subscribers sampled at least one episode from the show last weekend.
YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry
The streaming site revealed the figure after being criticised for not paying artists enough for their work.
Netflix finishes the year strong as total membership grows to 44 million
The streaming service, which is planning a major expansion across Europe this year, sees 93 per cent of its members pay for it.
Spotify allowing artists to sell merchandise on site
The feature allows Irish artists to sell their own merchandise and highlight concert listings on the site.
Spotify introduces unlimited streaming for web users
The announcement comes days after Beats music announced its own music streaming service will arrive at the end of the month.
Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now
The service will allow Sony users to stream and play old Playstation games on their PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Bravia TVs, smartphones, and tablets.
Soundwave hits 750,000 downloads as it adds YouTube music update
The Irish-based music app now allows users to sync songs they listen to on YouTube onto their profiles.
YouTube delays music streaming service until early 2014
YouTube music streaming service is now expected to arrive early next year.
Netflix gives its TV app a major makeover
Large images and easier navigation are some of the updates rolled out today.
Netflix users in Ireland saw a rise in streaming speeds last month
Data from the online streaming service shows that, next to Mexico, Ireland has the lowest streaming speed.
Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub
Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.
Poll: Could you live without your TV?
A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?