Filesharing site RapidShare shutting down next month
Once one of the most popular filesharing sites, RapidShare has announced that it is shutting down at the end of March. “Kindly note that RapidShare will stop the active service on March 31st, 2015,” explained a note...
February 11, 2015
Amazon signed up 10m people to try Amazon Prime
On Boxing Day, Amazon announced some figures from the pre-Christmas sales period, including a headline number about its Amazon Prime free shipping program: “More than 10 million new members worldwide tried Prime for the...
January 6, 2015
Patreon now paying out $1m a month to creators
Continuous crowdfunding service Patreon just hit a new milestone: $1m of payouts every month to the musicians, YouTubers and other creators raising money from their fans using its site. “It confirms a massive cultural shift...
November 21, 2014
Netflix on how recommendations fuel three quarters of its viewing
75% of the films and TV shows that people watch on Netflix come from the service's recommendations, rather than users' own searches.
August 8, 2013
Spotify clogs up Virgin’s pipes
The Register reports that Virgin Media has been having trouble with some of its ISP customers complaining about Spotify streaming.
May 30, 2012
Netflix adds nearly 100 concert films and music documentaries
Online TV and movies service Netflix just got a bit more musical, adding nearly 100 concert films and music documentaries to its catalogue.
April 18, 2012
Facebook reveals Vevo’s social stats since Open Graph integration
Music videos service Vevo has been benefitting from its recent integration with Facebook's Open Graph,
April 5, 2012