1. Google seals $1bn deal for video game streaming service Twitch

    Google seals $1bn deal for video game streaming service Twitch

    Internet giant Google has reportedly finalised a $1bn deal to purchase San Francisco-based Twitch, with the video game streaming service now expected to form a central part of a revamped YouTube.

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:59pm
  2. Amazon adds new songs and playlists to Prime Music service

    Amazon adds new songs and playlists to Prime Music service

    It's only a month-and-a-half old, but Amazon has expanded its Prime Music streaming service with the addition of "hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of new, expert-programmed Prime Playlists" to its catalogue.

    Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:34pm
  3. Now TV launches on PlayStation 4; 3D Blu-ray support due 'next week'

    Now TV launches on PlayStation 4; 3D Blu-ray support due 'next week'

    It's an old adage, but good news can sometimes be like buses – you wait a while for one announcement to come along, and then two arrive at once. And if you're a Sony PlayStation 4 owner, this may well be one of those situations.

    Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:54am
  4. Netflix profits soar as subscriptions exceed 50 million worldwide

    Netflix profits soar as subscriptions exceed 50 million worldwide

    It seems the online video streaming revolution continues apace, with Netflix reporting profits of $71m (£42m) for the three months ending 30th June – and not even this summer's World Cup could dampen its success.

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:13am
  5. How to watch the 2014 Commonwealth Games online, TV, mobile

    How to watch the 2014 Commonwealth Games online, TV, mobile

    The World Cup, The Open and Wimbledon are just some of the summer's sporting spectacles to have come and gone, but that doesn't mean the action is over for another year. Not one bit – because now attention turns to Glasgow and the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 03:56pm
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  7. Brits pay "hundreds of pounds more" than US consumers for tech products

    Brits pay "hundreds of pounds more" than US consumers for tech products

    A new investigation undertaken has found that UK consumers pay more for tech products than their American counterparts, with the difference in some cases running into hundreds of pounds.

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:32am
  8. Nokia MixRadio 'to become independent from Microsoft'

    Nokia MixRadio 'to become independent from Microsoft'

    After Microsoft announced last week it planned to cut up to 18,000 jobs – including 12,500 from Nokia's former mobile phone division – it seemed as if few areas of the business would emerge unaffected by the cutbacks.

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 03:30pm
  9. New scheme launches to 'warn' film and music file sharers

    New scheme launches to 'warn' film and music file sharers

    The UK's creative industries and internet service providers have joined forces to launch a new initiative that aims to "promote legal entertainment online and warn internet users" sharing film and music files.

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:39pm
  10. Google: No plans to launch super-fast Fiber internet in the UK

    Google: No plans to launch super-fast Fiber internet in the UK

    Pete Hayman Google currently has no plans to launch its super-fast Fiber internet service in the UK, despite reportedly entering into talks with British firm CityFibre about developing high-speed networks in a number of cities.  In a statement to Engadget, Google said: "We have informal

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:54am
  11. Amazon confirms 4K streaming plans

    Amazon confirms 4K streaming plans

    Amazon looks set to follow the lead of Netflix later this year by offering 4K streaming video content via its Prime Instant Video service.

    Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:45pm

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