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Netflix is launching in six European countries in September, and researcher IHS estimates it will pad the company's 50 million subscribers with as many as 6 million new ones almost immediately.
What does a worldwide digital music festival of strangers look and sound like? According to an artist at Spotify, it's a cacophonous map that swirls like it's drunk. It's fascinating, too.
The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.
Comcast stands alone with cable's biggest (and getting bigger) market share and its first cloud-based system. As TV and the Net fuse, exec Marcien Jenckes' hunches are more than just guesswork.
"The New World," a digital novel by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz, tackles topics like love, grief, memory, and immortality. Special e-book design elements add to the immersive experience.
Google's massive video site tweaks its app for televisions to make it quicker to get to your subscribed channels and recommendations, rolling out the update to Xbox One first.
The online TV service adds four more stand-up comedy specials to its lineup as it aims to become the Internet's HBO.
The streaming-music service turns video platform too, in a small way, hosting the first episode of NBC comedy series "A to Z" nearly two months before it's set to air.
The streaming music service joins with Bandpage to let musicians sell experiences to fans like private concerts, duets, and pre-show parties.
Amazon may have exclusive dibs on "Downton Abbey," but Netflix grabs this year's break-out UK drama.