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Netflix faces unexpected obstacle in Indonesia, gets blocked by largest telco

Netflix's expansion into Indonesia has hit an unexpected roadblock: The country's largest telecom provider has blocked access, raising questions of what regulations apply to the Internet TV network.
Home Theater

The home of the binge: Military bases abroad can still stream Netflix U.S. content

Netflix has been working to prevent people from accessing programming unavailable in their region, but subscribers on U.S. military bases overseas don't have to worry. Service members living off base, however, may be affected.
Business

What if your Apple TV was your cable box? The FCC wants you to have that choice

The FCC is expected to propose rules that would let customers ditch their pay-TV provider's cable box in favor of competitors' hardware. It faces stiff opposition from industry players and members of Congress.
Music

From Swish to Waves: Kanye changes album title and hints at collaborators

Rapper Kanye West has changed the name of his upcoming album from Swish to Waves, added an extra track to the playlist, and will still release the new record on February 11 during New York Fashion Week.
Music

Rihanna and Drake drop new single Work, but not on Spotify

Rihanna has released the first single off her upcoming album Anti, an electronic soul banger called Work that features Drake. Unfortunately, you won't find it on Spotify, YouTube, or SoundCloud at present
Movies & TV

Shakespeare In Love star to play Michael Jackson in odd road trip comedy

Shakespeare in Love's Joe Fiennes has been cast to play the King of Pop himself in an upcoming Sky Arts TV movie that depicts a road trip with Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marlon Brando that supposedly took place after September 11.
Music

Prime Stations and X-Ray Lyrics come to Amazon Prime Music users in the U.K.

When Amazon launched Prime Music in the U.K. last year, the service was lacking the Pandora-like Prime Stations feature that had recently been launched in the U.S. Now both that feature and X-Ray Lyrics have arrived.
Movies & TV

Showtime doubles down on Billions, orders season 2 after stellar premiere 2:20

Delightfully despicable new Showtime series, Billions, has already been renewed by Showtime for season 2. The show, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis as wealthy adversaries, is the most viewed debut series ever for the…
Music

Cür looks to upend Spotify, Pandora with $3 per month streaming

A new music streaming platform called Cür has signed deals with all three of the biggest music conglomerates, Sony, Warner, and Universal, and looks to launch with 10 million tracks this year.
Home Theater

Libratone’s new Zipps make setup a cinch, but can’t match Sonos sound 3:04

After two years of relative silence, Scandinavian speaker maker Libratone, has now returned to the market with two new wireless speakers that are the pinnacle of flexibility and convenience.
Movies & TV

Have mercy! Cast of Fuller House talks reuniting in new behind-the-scenes featurette

Netflix is giving fans another Fuller House video to rabidly consume about in preparation for the show's upcoming premiere. The latest is a behind-the-scenes featurette in which the cast talks about reuniting after so many years.