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New Sling TV subscribers can now receive 2 months for the price of one — here's how to sign up

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Sling TV is one of the most affordable live TV streaming services on the market with two straightforward plans and one combo package.For a limited time, the service is offering a "buy one month, get one month free" Black Friday deal for new members.Sling Orange and Sling Blue each cost $30 a month, and you can combine the two for $45 a month.If you prepay for one mont...
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How to cancel your CBS All Access streaming subscription

You'll have to cancel CBS All Access from a web browser. Christina Reichl Photography/Getty Images You can cancel a CBS All Access subscription with just a few clicks on the streaming service's website. CBS All Access is a subscription streaming service that costs $5.99 per month for video streaming with commercials or $9.99 per month for commercial-free access to CBS' on-demand video content. When you cancel, CBS might offer you a month of free service to entice you to keep subscribin...
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Netflix’s latest experiment is a TikTok-like feed of funny videos

Netflix already borrowed the concept of short-form video “Stories” from social apps like Snapchat and Instagram for its Previews feature back in 2018. Now, the company is looking to the full-screen vertical video feed, popularized by TikTok, for further inspiration. With its latest experiment, Fast Laughs, Netflix is offering a new feed of short-form comedy clips drawn from its full catalog. The feed includes clips from both originals and licensed programming, Netflix says. It also includes v...
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Disney+ has more than 73M subscribers

Disney+, the streaming service that launched one year ago today, grew to 73.7 million paid subscribers as of early October. That’s according to The Walt Disney Company’s fourth-quarter earnings report, which covers the company’s finances through October 3. The company previously said Disney+ had 60.5 million subscribers as of August 3. The release also includes subscriber numbers for Disney’s other streaming services — Hulu had 36.6 million (including 4.1 million subscribers to Hulu + Live TV...
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Spotify CEO says company will ‘further expand price increases’

Spotify is planning further price increases, according to comments made by co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek during the company’s third quarter earnings on Thursday. The streaming service had added 6 million subscribers in Q3 to achieve a total 144 million paying customers across 320 million active users, but fell short on both sales and earnings, driving the stock lower. By raising prices for its service, Spotify could pull in higher revenues in markets where the company believes users will conti...
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Spotify introduces a new music-and-spoken word format, open to all creators

Spotify today is launching a new feature that combines spoken word audio commentary with music tracks. The new format will allow Spotify to reproduce the radio-like experience of listening to a DJ or a music journalist offering their perspective on the music. But Spotify is also making it possible for anyone to use the format to create a music-filled podcast through an integration with Spotify’s own DIY podcasting app, Anchor. Spotify says the new shows will still compensate the artist the same ...
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Spotify and Chernin Entertainment enter first-look deal to turn podcasts into TV shows and movies

More Spotify podcasts could soon become TV shows or movies thanks to a new, multi-year partnership announced today between the streaming music provider and film and television production company, Chernin Entertainment. The agreement will allow Chernin to identify and adapt film and TV shows from Spotify’s library of over 250 original podcast series, totaling thousands of hours of content. The two companies, by way of Spotify-owned Gimlet Media, were already working together in collaboration with...
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Sling TV launches a co-watching feature for live TV, Sling Watch Party

Live TV streaming service Sling TV is joining in on the co-watching trend. The company today announced the launch of its own version of a co-viewing feature, which allows friends and family in different locations to watch live TV together at the same time. What makes Sling TV’s implementation unique, however, is that it’s allowing for both text and video chat alongside live TV, which is a first for the live TV industry, it says. The feature, called Sling Watch Party, is initially available to ex...
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All the Marvel movies and shows you can stream on Disney Plus — from 'Iron Man' to the upcoming exclusive series 'WandaVision'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Disney Plus offers streaming access to a large collection of Marvel movies, along with brand-new original programming that takes fans deeper into the Marvel universe.  It costs $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year, and you can also bundle Disney Plus with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99 a year.Here are all the Marvel movies and shows you can stream on Disney Plus, including upcom...
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Hulu tests its co-viewing feature ‘Watch Party’ with ad-supported viewers

Hulu was one of the first major streaming services to introduce a “co-viewing” feature that allows friends and family to watch Hulu content together from different locations. The feature, Hulu Watch Party, was initially only available for subscribers on the the ad-free tier of Hulu’s streaming service. Now, the company is making Watch Party available to ad-supported subscribers as well, but in a more limited capacity. When Hulu Watch Party launched in May, it worked across thousands of movies...
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Every new movie you can watch on Disney Plus — from the live-action 'Mulan' to the Broadway musical 'Hamilton'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Disney Plus subscribers can stream brand-new feature-length films alongside their favorite Disney movies. The current lineup of original films includes titles like the Broadway musical "Hamilton," the live-action "Mulan," and Beyoncé's new visual album "Black Is King."An annual Disney Plus subscription costs $69.99 while a monthly plan is $6.99 a month.For de...
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A full breakdown of what channels you get with every Sling TV package, plus all the add-ons

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Sling is one of the most affordable cord-cutting services on the market, offering two packages —  Orange and Blue — with 30+ live channels starting at $30 a month or combined for $45 a month.Orange offers the Disney Channel and ESPN, while Blue offers a slate of Fox channels, NBC, Bravo, and Discovery. Both Orange and Blue offer CNN, TBS, Food Network, and BBC America...
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Spotify is looking to add a virtual concert feature

Security researcher Jane Manchun Wong spotted the new feature
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Google Play Music to shut down starting in September, will disappear by December

Google’s plans to wind down its Google Play Music service in favor of the company’s newer YouTube Music have been known for some time. But Google this week has given users a deadline on making the switch. The company says YouTube Music will fully replace Google Play Music in December 2020, at which point Google Play Music users will no longer be able to stream from or otherwise use the Google Play Music app. Though December is the final deadline for being able to export from the Google Play Musi...
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Spotify users are streaming again, but ad revenues still suffer due to COVID crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact on Spotify’s business was apparent in the results of the company’s Q2 2020 earnings today. On some fronts, Spotify had good news. As more users turned to streaming services to keep themselves entertained while social distancing, Spotify grew its active monthly users by 29% to reach 299 million in the quarter. Its paid subscriber growth also topped Wall St. expectations with 138 million paid users, versus estimates of 136.4 million. However, the pandemi...
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Spotify launches new video feature for select podcasts

The new video footage begins as soon as you press play
Tags: Spotify, Podcast, News, Trends, Video Podcasts, Streaming Service, Spotify podcasts

Here's Why Some of Peacock's Biggest Movies Are Already Disappearing From the Streaming Service

A handful of Peacock’s titles have or are shortly set to vanish from the brand new streaming service that officially rolled out this week. Here’s why that’s happening so soon after its launch.Read more...
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Amazon Fire TV now pulls in live TV content from Sling TV, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV

Amazon is upgrading its Fire TV’s live TV experience through new integrations with several live TV streaming services, including Sling TV, YouTube TV, and Hulu + Live TV. Live content from these services will now appear within key areas with the Fire TV user interface, including the Fire TV’s Live tab and Channel Guide, making Fire TV feel even more like a cable TV replacement than before. Already, Amazon Fire TV had offered integrations with nearly 20 other apps in a similar fashion, including ...
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Amazon Prime Video finally launches user profiles to all customers worldwide

Amazon’s Prime Video is finally adding a feature that’s long since become a standard for streaming video services: user profiles. With profiles, Prime Video users will have access to their own Watchlist, personalized recommendations, and they’ll be able to track their own viewing progress, similar to rival services, like Netflix. Customers can create up to 6 profiles for their household members, including 1 primary profile associated with the Amazon account, plus 5 additional profiles, which can...
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‘Hamilton’ gives Disney+ a holiday weekend bump in US, with app downloads up 74%

The much-anticipated addition of “Hamilton” seems to have paid off for Disney+. According to new data from app store analytics firm Apptopia, Disney’s streaming service saw a big jump in downloads over the July 4 holiday weekend in the U.S., following the worldwide debut of “Hamilton” on Friday, July 3rd. Between Friday and Sunday, that translated to over half a million new global downloads (752K+) for the Disney+ mobile app, excluding India and Japan. Some 458K+ of those downloads were in the U...
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‘Hamilton’ gives Disney+ a holiday weekend bump in US, with app downloads up 72%

The much-anticipated addition of “Hamilton” seems to have paid off for Disney+. According to new data from app store analytics firm Apptopia, Disney’s streaming service saw a big jump in downloads over the July 4 holiday weekend in the U.S., following the worldwide debut of “Hamilton” on Friday, July 3rd. Between Friday and Sunday, that translated to over half a million new global downloads (513,000+) for the Disney+ mobile app, excluding India and Japan. Some 266,084 of those downloads were in ...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Japan, Yahoo, India, Disney, US, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, Roku, Cord Cutting, Hamilton, Streaming Service, NTT Docomo, Hotstar

YouTube TV hikes price to $64.99 per month following new channel additions

YouTube TV is getting another price hike, making its live TV streaming service less competitive with the cable TV services it aims to replace. The company announced today its service would now cost $64.99 per month, starting today, June 30, for new members. The change will also be reflected on the next billing cycle for current members after June 30. The bump in pricing is now one of several price increases YouTube TV has seen since its debut, starting with a modest $5 per month bump in 2018, fo...
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In a significant expansion, Spotify to launch real-time lyrics in 26 markets

Last November, Spotify confirmed it was testing real-time lyrics synced to music in select markets. Tomorrow, the company will announce the launch its new lyrics feature in 26 worldwide markets across Southeast Asia, India, and Latin America. This will be the first time lyrics have been offered in 22 of these 26 markets, as only Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Mexico had some form of lyrics support in the past via other providers. The launch is being made possible by a new agreement with lyric...
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The Roku Channel expands to include over 100 live channels, adds a Live TV guide

Roku is expanding its free live, linear channel lineup that’s part of its free movies and TV hub, The Roku Channel. In the U.S., Roku customers will now be able to stream from over 100 live channels, including those offering free access to news, sports, movies, TV, kids and family programming, lifestyle content, and Spanish-language programming. Along with the expansion, Roku is also launching a new Live TV guide to make it easier to browse through its free content. The update would seem to p...
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Hulu launches a new Watch Party feature for virtual viewing parties and chat

Hulu today is introducing a new feature called “Hulu Watch Party,” its first social feature that will allow viewers to virtually watch Hulu together at the same time while in separate locations and chat with one another within the Hulu app. The feature is being tested first on for Hulu’s “No Ads” subscribers for the time being. It will work with thousands of movies and shows in Hulu’s on-demand streaming library, the company says. To see which programs are available for this Watch Party...
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Hulu’s biggest redesign in years offers a more standardized experience, improved navigation and discovery

Hulu today will begin rolling out its largest redesign in years. The company is moving towards a more standardized, even Netflix-like user interface featuring collections laid out vertically within the Home screen, while tiles within the collections are laid out horizontally, in scrollable rows. However, the end result is not a Netflix clone, as Hulu continues to make use of its editorial imagery to highlight select titles and now uses a variety of tile sizes to communicate information about the...
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What is CBS All Access? What you need to know about the streaming service

Here's everything you need to know about CBS All Access, including how much it costs, what content is available, and how to cancel your subscription.
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Spotify officially launches a shared-queue feature called Group Session

Spotify is today introducing a new feature, Group Session, that will allow two or more of its Premium users in the same space to share control over they music being played. Essentially a “party mode” of sorts, Group Session participants can control what’s playing in real-time as well as contribute to a collaborative playlist for the group. The company notes that the feature can be used among quarantine-mates and families — groups that are now spending long hours at home together, where they now ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Streaming Music, Streaming Service, Collaborative, Jane Manchun Wong, Spotify Premium Family

YouTube TV to gain 14 more ViacomCBS channels in expanded distribution deal

YouTube TV is expanding its lineup of channels thanks to a new, multi-year distribution agreement with ViacomCBS, announced this morning. The Google-owned streaming TV service is gaining 14 new ViacomCBS channels as a result of the deal, including news, sports, and entertainment offerings. It will also continue to carry CBS broadcast stations, CBS Sports Network, Pop TV, Smithsonian Channel, and The CW. New channels including BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, TV Land...
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Pluto TV expands with addition of CBS Sports HQ, new deals with TiVo and Verizon

Free streaming service Pluto TV is expanding. The company has today gained access to streaming sports network, CBS Sports HQ, as a result of the ViacomCBS merger. It has also forged new distribution deals with Verizon and TiVo, both of which were detailed this week. The free streamer had been acquired by Viacom for $340 million in early 2019, ahead of the $12 billion merger of media giants, Viacom and CBS Corp. Since the deal’s completion in December 2019, ViacomCBS has been quick to capitalize ...
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