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Rdio Shuts Down Vdio Video Streaming Service Without Warning

Music streaming service Rdio has closed its video streaming service Vdio without warning. The video service was initially available to Rdio subscribers in April, and was launched publicly in June. Subscribers who had time left on their subscriptions or unused rental content have been offered Amazon gift cards to compensate for the shuttered service. The company said that it had…

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Will Smartphones and Tablets Replace Televisions? Study Explores Trends

The children of today could witness a major shift from TV sets to smartphones and tablets.  The trend of declining preferences for television sets has already begun.  Streaming services from Netflix, Hulu, and even the NFL have created a sharp decline in time spent around the television set according to a study by Ooyala, a provider of digital video services…

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Netflix Strikes a Deal with The Weinstein Company for First Run Films

Netflix has made a splash this year with new original programming like Orange is the New Black, and Hemlock Grove while also managing to review a fan favorite with Arrested Development. They year may be winding down, but Netflix isn’t done as they’ve just announced a deal with The Weinstein Company to make Netflix the first top for first-run flicks starting in 2016.