Prince makes a surprise appearance during ‘American Idol’‘s 2006 finale.
By confronting powerful record companies and streaming services, Prince paved the way for other musicians to demand artistic freedom and their fair share of profits.
The buzz surrounding Oscar-nominated films extends to illegal downloads.
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Illegal downloads proliferate during awards season. Are film leaks simply the cost of doing business?
Nine’s new online streaming service means it can reach beyond its metro boundaries, and regional broadcasters are not happy.
The rise on live streaming of television programs is breaking down the protected geographical barriers on what you can watch, and the regional broadcasters are not happy.
Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas.
Netflix took everyone by surprise when it announced it was tripling its global reach for video on demand. So who are the winners and potential losers in the new deal?
See what you need.
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The television industry is gathering massive amounts of information about us to tailor ads to our individual needs.
Adele has joined Taylor Swift’s ranks in the war against the streaming culture of Spotify and Apple Music.
Shake it off.
New studies show that unethical reputations actually don't concern consumers of streaming services.
Apple’s iPod revolutionized the music business. Will its streaming service do it again?
Online streaming offers benefits for consumers and the companies providing the service, but thus far it hasn't been paid off for artists.
Facing the music.
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Apple's move into the streaming market has a headstart of up to 100 million subscribers but will still need sustained support to get more of us to pay for online music.
Jay Z’s artist-led revolution won’t be your average artists’ commune.
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The latest streaming service is artist owned, which sounds great unless a group of 16 "top-tier" artists receive most of the royalties.
The Meerkat meerkat.
If you have been on Twitter this past month, you have heard of Meerkat. This is an app that allows you to stream video from your mobile phone. It’s barely a month old and already it seems there’s a “Meerkat…
Based on Eddie Huang’s bestselling memoir, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat premiered last month.
Its ratings are worse. So why is Fresh Off the Boat considered a success, while All-American Girl was canceled?
Scrapping DVDs in favour of digital and streaming media could save billions of kilograms of CO2 emissions. Studies from Lawrence…