In the war to secure exclusive content, the ability to invest in the acquisition or production of original content has become crucial ammunition.
A new standard for how videos are sent through the internet and read by your computer could make the digital world more inclusive, says media scholar Jason Schmitt.
As the pandemic moves us indoors, it's time to reconsider our understanding of 'screen time' – especially since we're relying on our devices now more than ever.
Although some have dubbed the flurry of new video services coming out as a 'streaming war,' the reality is very different.
Movie studios are launching their own streaming apps but record labels aren’t about to do the same.
Something about Netflix's business model just doesn't add up – unless you look at the streaming service as a massive data collection company.
With 15 nominations and three Oscars, Netflix is besting the big film industry players at their own party.
Oscar winning performances released straight to your home.
How likely are you to tune in to watch a streamed show at the same time as your friends, and chat in real time online? This is the goal of Facebook Watch.
'Cyberlocker' illegal streaming sites are in a constant cat-and-mouse struggle with law enforcement.
How do internet companies decide which network traffic to slow down and which to charge against users' data plans? And what can we learn about net neutrality from the answers?
The problems some people had trying to watch Game of Thrones via the internet shows we still have a long way to go before we can live-stream major events to a mass online audience.
Text and video 'mining' could be used to automatically detect violent language and behaviour.
Netflix has seamlessly adapted to new technologies and disrupted existing business models. But unlike traditional media enterprises, Netflix has never tried to attract a mass audience.
After witnessing a streamed suicide, users could sue for emotional harm. But it's tricky to prove – and even trickier to hold Facebook accountable.
Facebook Live – and other live-video streaming services – change how we bear witness to events, and challenge how we think about visual information.
Automated systems that watch online chats and flag racist, sexist and bullying behavior could help curtail internet abuse.
The new motoring series will be used to help launch another video on demand service in Australia. But will consumers find away to access the show and avoid paying another fee?
Today's Melbourne Cup will be streamed on Twitter for the first time. So how much can social media compete with traditional broadcasters for sports?
With Quickflix saved but Presto on the way out, it's hard to predict who will emerge as the winners as battle for video-on-demand viewers intensifies.