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Is Apple killing iTunes?  That's the biggest question ahead of Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose, California, on Monday.
Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg/Getty via CNN
June 03, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) - - The music industry has changed dramatically since Apple disrupted the way people buy songs and albums nearly two decades ago. So Apple is phasing out iTunes in favor of three more modern apps. Apple announced Monday that iTunes will be replaced by a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
April 11, 2019 - 9:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Disney raises the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that's aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally. The service, called Disney Plus, has been in the works for more than year, but Thursday marked the first time that the longtime...
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Chris Rock
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file
April 10, 2019 - 1:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is launching its first audio venture that will feature the video streaming service's comedy programming on SiriusXM. The companies on Wednesday announced "Netflix Is A Joke Radio" will feature highlights from such comedians as Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Ricky Gervais, Sarah...
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Cars enter and leave Fox Studios.
Chris Pizzello/AP
March 20, 2019 - 8:52 am
(Associated Press) — Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof. The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, it paves the way for Disney to...
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Steven Spielberg poses at the 2019 "An Unforgettable Evening" benefiting the Women's Cancer Research Fund, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
March 04, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy,...
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Hulu
CNN
January 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
By Jill Disis, CNN Business (CNN) — Hulu has dropped the price of its cheapest package by $2 — just a week after competitor Netflix raised prices for its services. Hulu's basic plan, which includes ads, will cost $6 per month starting Feb. 26, the company announced Wednesday. The streamer also said...
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Drake arrives for the NBA Awards in New York.
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
December 04, 2018 - 11:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake was a dominate force on Apple Music as the platform's most-streamed artist of the year globally. Apple released its "Best of 2018" list Tuesday that Drake's "Scorpion" was the top album, while his hit "God's Plan" was the most popular single. The rapper's song "Nice for...
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Drake performs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
December 04, 2018 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no surprise, but Drake is the king of Spotify: He is the platform's most-streamed artist of the year globally. Spotify announced Tuesday that the rapper earned 8.2 billion streams in 2018. He also has the year's most-streamed album and song with "Scorpion" and "God's Plan."...
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"Fuller House" Season 4
Netflix via CNN
November 28, 2018 - 11:17 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Enjoy some new streaming content while you deck the halls. Tis the season to enjoy all that Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now and Acorn TV have to offer during December. Let's be real: With the way it feels outside, it's a gift to stay in and enjoy movies,...
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Comcast
Comcast
Ian Bush
November 08, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're a cable cord cutter, Comcast has something in the works for you. The company is designing a box that will make it easier to navigate streaming video apps, like Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube. It is controlled by a voice-activated remote, according to a...
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