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EU seeking a quota on European content on streaming services

On Friday, the EU made moves toward allowing consumers to access their subscriptions to streaming services like Netflix, Sky, and Canal+ while they're making their way across the continent.
Music

John Berry, a founding member of the Beastie Boys, dead at 52

John Berry, the man who named the Beastie Boys in his teenage years, and played guitar with the then-punk band for two years, has passed away at the age of 52 from frontal lobe dementia.
Movies & TV

Bye-bye Marvel? Hulu’s new live TV service has Disney CEO rethinking Netflix deals

Disney CEO Bob Iger said he'd gotten the chance to see Hulu's upcoming live TV offering, and that it has a "tremendous" user interface. The service has now dropped to an expected $30/month price point, and may have Disney rethinking deals…
Music

Members of Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, and Public Enemy join forces

Members of Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, and Public Enemy will join forces to create a new group called Prophets Of Rage, a supergroup that will make its live debut in June.
Music

10 reasons Tidal is so doomed, not even Jay-Z can save it

We once had such high hopes for Tidal, but after a year, Tidal may be on borrowed time. Not even the celebrity star-power wielded by Jay-Z, Beyonce, and others may be able to save it.
Movies & TV

Comcast is rolling out its HDR-ready Xi5 set-top box before it rolls out 4K

Comcast plans to launch its HDR-ready Xi5 set-top box on July 4, just in time for NBCUniversal's coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics, which will feature some content airing in HDR.
Movies & TV

Everything we know about the new ‘Star Trek’ TV series so far

Although CBS has revealed the title logo and a new teaser for its Star Trek series, there's still a lot we don't know about the beloved sci-fi franchise's return to television more than 50 years after it debuted.
Home Theater

Xiaomi’s Mi Box gives Android TV lovers their 4K fix, and it’s headed stateside

At Google's 2016 I/O developer conference, Chinese company Xiaomi unveiled the 4K Mi Box, set-top hardware bound for U.S. shores later this year. It features support for 4K video and HDR.
Movies & TV

The Golden Age of Television reigns on with these 10 highly anticipated new TV series

They say it's the golden age of television, and if 2016's roster of fresh new shows is anything to go by, that trend will continue this year. Here's the 10 brand new shows we're most excited to see this coming this year.
Home Theater

How fast is your internet? Netflix’s Fast.com website will tell you

Netflix is offering a new free service: checking the speed of your personal internet connection. The company introduced Fast.com today, a new website that can be used by both members and nonmembers alike.
Music

Double threat: Drake breaks Spotify record, while ‘Views’ started exclusively on Apple

Canadian rapper Drake has now topped Canadian pop star Justin Bieber as the most streamed musician on Spotify, with massive play counts despite the fact that his latest record Views debuted as an Apple Music exclusive.
Movies & TV

Looking forward to Starz shows in HDR? Better look online first

Starz continues to expand the availability of its app, bringing it to select Android TV devices this week. That's a good thing for those who can't wait for HDR, as the company says its app is likely where HDR will first make an appearance.