YouTube to challenge cable TV with new streaming service

/ Mar 1, 2017

YouTube to challenge cable TV with new streaming service

YouTube on Tuesday unveiled a streaming television service offering bundles of live channels, in a direct challenge by the Google-owned network to traditional cable and pay TV. YouTube TV is tailored for younger generations seeking news, films and more programs without subscribing to cable ...

Netflix shares soar, set to be split 7-for-1

/ Jun 24, 2015

Netflix shares soar, set to be split 7-for-1

Online television streaming titan Netflix announced plans Tuesday for a 7-to-1 split of its high-flying shares of stock. The Netflix board approved a plan to award six shares for each common stock share owned as of July 14 of this year, the California-based company ...

Hakone's no-go volcanic zone streamed live online

May 12, 2015

Hakone's no-go volcanic zone streamed live online

Volcanic earthquakes continued at Mount Hakone southwest of Tokyo on Tuesday, while the Kanagawa Prefectural Government started online streaming from a camera installed in the Owakudani hot springs area. The prefecture said it was responding to requests from the public, including tourists. The video ...

Bjork won't stream breakup album online

Mar 3, 2015

Bjork won't stream breakup album online

Bjork has become the latest among a small number of pop stars to refuse to stream an album, saying it was a matter of “respect” for artists. Bjork Gudmundsdottir, who goes by her first name, surprised fans when she suddenly put a digital version ...