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Netflix and Spotify Helping To Reduce Piracy, New Report

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Sean Fang Sat, 20/07/2013 - 16:06

A new report from Norway shows Spotify may have helped to reduce music piracy by nearly six-fold, with Netflix helping to cut film piracy by half


Netflix Offers Cure For Viewing Indecisiveness with Netflix Max for PS3

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Sean Fang Mon, 01/07/2013 - 18:45

Netflix launches new "Max" feature for its PS3 app, created to help people who can't decide what movie or TV show to watch


Apple Unveils Music Streaming Service

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Sean Fang Tue, 11/06/2013 - 20:38

The tech giant finally ready to step into the streaming game with its iTunes Radio service, offering free (ad supported) streaming across all Apple devices


Universal Launches Studio's First Australian UltraViolet Enabled Disc

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Sean Fang Thu, 06/06/2013 - 20:53

The release of Django Unchained this weeks marks the first Universal title to feature the new to Australia UltraViolet streaming service


CHOICE Urges Netflix To Enter Australian Market To Provide Much Needed Arrested Development Fix

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Sean Fang Fri, 31/05/2013 - 22:22

The consumer interest group says that as long as there isn't an official way to watch the new season of Arrested Development, exclusive to Netflix, in Australia, Australians should go ahead and use geo-unblocking services to access the popular streaming service


Microsoft's New Game Console Xbox One, Cloud Gaming Potential?

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Sean Fang Wed, 22/05/2013 - 16:04

Microsoft unveils its new Xbox One console, and its integration with Microsoft's Azure cloud infrastructure could signify a seismic shift in gaming


Netflix's Sarandos: Global Licensing and Winning the War Against Piracy

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Sean Fang Sat, 04/05/2013 - 18:30

Netflix's Chief Content Officer wants content licensing to be more of a global affair, and boasts about the positive effect Netflix has on piracy


Streaming Devices Will Overtake Blu-ray Players In 2014, Says US Study

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Sean Fang Thu, 02/05/2013 - 23:07

US research shows devices capable of streaming will outnumber Blu-ray players for the first time within a year, as 40% of Internet connected TV users are using Netflix in the US


Quickflix Bets On Streaming: All Plans Now Come With Streaming

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Sean Fang Mon, 29/04/2013 - 19:23

Quickflix has revitalised its line-up, with all plans now including unlimited streaming


Netflix Original Programming Driving Take Up, New Family Plan Revealed

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Sean Fang Fri, 26/04/2013 - 15:34

Netflix has added 3 million subscribers in the last year, including 1 million International subscribers, thanks in part to original programming, as the company also announces a new family plan