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Warner Bros Targets Streaming Subreddit Over Piracy, Fails

You can find almost anything on Reddit — including free, pirated movies — which is why one movie studio has started to not just go after the sources of these videos, but the places that aggregate them.


Amazon Is Trying To Reinvent YouTube

Starting today, Amazon Prime users in the US will have free access to Amazon Video Direct. Which is… what exactly? According to the landing page, Direct will be “helping content creators and visual storytellers reach millions of Amazon Video customers.” Uh huh.


VLC Is Finally Available On Apple TV

Now there shall be no more endless converting of your videos to make them more palatable to your Apple TV’s desires. VLC, the software that famously supports a wide range of file formats, is now available on the new Apple TV.


BBC Store Lets You Buy Classic TV Online -- If You Have A UK Credit Card

Ah, Dad’s Army, Fawlty Towers, Blackadder. So much wonderfully British TV, which you can now buy and download from the new BBC Store — if you have a UK credit card.


YouTubers Are Up In Arms About YouTube Red 

The past 24 hours have been a tortured 24 hours for YouTube professionals and their fans. The famously free video site announced a new paid service called YouTube Red, and nobody’s really sure what it means. But some YouTubers are already making end-time predictions.


YouTube Red: $10 Per Month For Video With No Ads, Plus Streaming Music, Plus Original Content

YouTube’s taking big steps towards transforming itself into a media service that you pay for like you pay for Netflix. Fancy YouTube! Aren’t you psyched?


Telstra's TV Streaming Box Is Out Next Week For $109

Looking for one device to sit in your home entertainment unit, sending catch-up TV and streaming video on demand straight to your telly? Telstra’s competitor to the Apple TV will be out at the start of next week, and you’ll pay $109 for the privilege of watching Presto, Netflix, Stan and other Australian catch-up television services — as well as any downloaded movies or TV shows you might have on a hard drive or your home network — on your big screen TV.


Netflix Is Losing Big Movies Next Month, And Hulu Picked Them Right Up

Over the weekend, Netflix announced the service would be losing lots of big ticket blockbusters next month. Within hours, Hulu announced it would be scooping up those very movies. The streaming wars continue.


YouTube Wants To Get Into Eyewitness News 

YouTube doesn’t want to give you a reason to turn on CNN. The Google-owned video hosting site is trying to legitimise eyewitness accounts of breaking news by launching YouTube Newswire, a special feed for footage it verifies as accurate.


Netflix Has Over 76,897 Ways To Describe Movies

So it’s a lazy day and you just wanna Netflix a movie. But what kind of movie? A “visually striking Latin American comedy?” Maybe a “critically-acclaimed emotional underdog movie?” Suddenly, you’re locked in option paralysis, and as The Atlantic figured out, you’ve got a ridiculous 76,897 unique genres to blame.


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