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From TheJournal.ie Will Tidal save music? Here's the reaction to its launch so far Listen In

Will Tidal save music? Here's the reaction to its launch so far

A group of glittering celebrity musicians launched the service last night.

From TheJournal.ie Can Jay Z's Tidal streaming service really challenge Spotify? Tidal Current

Can Jay Z's Tidal streaming service really challenge Spotify?

The new service, launched last night, has been pitched as a direct competitor to Spotify and Pandora. It’s a lot more pricey though…

From TheJournal.ie UPC has launched its own streaming service... Not Optimus Prime

UPC has launched its own streaming service...

But Netflix it ain’t. And you may have to pay extra for it.

From TheJournal.ie Now Apple is planning to launch its own TV service this year Apple TV

Now Apple is planning to launch its own TV service this year

The service will start in the US first and is expected to offer 25 channels from broadcasters.

Here's why you should binge-watch Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt this weekend

Written by Tina Fey, the comedy is streaming on Netflix from today.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested over popular film download website Free Movies

Three arrested over popular film download website

Internationally, the website ranked thousands of places higher than a well-known legitimate site.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can get more out of your Chromecast TechGuide

Here's how you can get more out of your Chromecast

It’s a handy device, but there are other features included that you might not be aware of.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can listen to YouTube music without opening a tab Play That Song

Here's how you can listen to YouTube music without opening a tab

Another way to turn the video site into your own music player.

From TheJournal.ie Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify Music

Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify

The rapper is taking over the premium music streaming service WiMP for €49 million.

From TheJournal.ie Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead RIP

Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead

Microsoft’s Windows 10 keynote saw it touch on devices, holograms, mobile, Xbox One and a new web browser.

9 TV shows we'd love to see on Irish Netflix

Oh, how we would binge-watch these.

Explainer: Why is your Irish Netflix so radically different to the US version?

What are you missing out on? And why?

Could Frank Underwood be taking on Russia in House of Cards season 3?

A character in the brand new trailer looks very like a certain world leader.

How to watch the Late Late Toy Show from anywhere in the world

Including what to do if the RTÉ Player breaks down.

Blink 182's Tom DeLonge says streaming music is like 'killing elephants'

Streaming music is like ivory poaching, he says.

From TheJournal.ie Watch out Spotify! YouTube makes its music service official Game On

Watch out Spotify! YouTube makes its music service official

And Ireland is one of the first countries to get access to the beta version.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube takes its biggest step towards launching its own music service All Systems Go

YouTube takes its biggest step towards launching its own music service

The site has signed a deal with Merlin, the network which represents the licensing rights for 20,000 independent music labels.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify CEO defends free streaming after Taylor Swift removes music catalogue Spotify

Spotify CEO defends free streaming after Taylor Swift removes music catalogue

Daniel Ek defended the company saying it paid out $2 billion in royalties since it started in 2008, half of which was generated in the last twelve months.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out 81 million people 'experienced' the new U2 album* Streaming

Turns out 81 million people 'experienced' the new U2 album*

*That’s those people who played or streamed it through iTunes, iTunes Radio and Beats Music globally.

Adam Sandler is producing four exclusive movies for Netflix

“Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks”.

From TheJournal.ie Indie music labels call in the big guns in their fight with YouTube Dispute

Indie music labels call in the big guns in their fight with YouTube

The independent music association IMPALA is asking the European Commission to intervene in a dispute over the terms over YouTube’s upcoming music streaming service.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why indie artists are against YouTube's new music service Streaming

Here's why indie artists are against YouTube's new music service

Terms concerning the rates paid to artists and the inability to release songs or videos exclusively to another platform are the main reasons behind the dispute.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube plans to block artists who don't sign up for its paid music service No Access

YouTube plans to block artists who don't sign up for its paid music service

The move is part of YouTube’s plans to launch a paid subscription service, which will allow users to watch videos or listen to music without ads, and offline.

From TheJournal.ie Remember Megavideo? Its founder is offering €3.7mn for dirt on the US Government Pirate Bounty

Remember Megavideo? Its founder is offering €3.7mn for dirt on the US Government

Kim Dotcom is being prosecuted by US authorities for piracy but is fighting extradition from New Zealand.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter considers buying Spotify and Pandora to help boost user growth Streaming

Twitter considers buying Spotify and Pandora to help boost user growth

The company was said to be in talks with SoundCloud recently about a possible acquisition, but fell through because of concerns over copyright problems.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify hits 40 million users, but only 10 million pay for the service Growth

Spotify hits 40 million users, but only 10 million pay for the service

Spotify updated its figures to show its active users grew by 16 million since March 2013.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube close to securing $1 billion deal for video game streaming site Twitch Let The Games Begin

YouTube close to securing $1 billion deal for video game streaming site Twitch

The live streaming video game site is said to have agreed a $1 billion deal with Google and is currently discussing details of the deal.

9 of the most interesting public webcams around the world

Transport yourself around the world in just one click.

From TheJournal.ie Netflix considers raising prices for new customers after strong start to the year Streaming

Netflix considers raising prices for new customers after strong start to the year

The increase for new customers, expected to take place sometime before July, will help Netflix invest more in original internet programming similar to its hit political drama, House of Cards.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon announces Fire TV, its set-top streaming box and gaming device All-in-one

Amazon announces Fire TV, its set-top streaming box and gaming device

Amazon Fire TV will allow users to watch shows on Instant Video and Netflix and will include games like Minecraft, The Walking Dead and NBA2K14.

From TheJournal.ie Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4 TV Wars

Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4

The company plans to offer original TV content through its Playstation Network service.

From TheJournal.ie Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online Irish Abroad

Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online

The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.

From TheJournal.ie Apple puts pressure on record labels for more iTunes exclusives Under Pressure

Apple puts pressure on record labels for more iTunes exclusives

The company wants record labels to make albums and songs available on iTunes exclusively as it competes against Spotify and Pandora.

From TheJournal.ie Netflix engineers experiment with sleep tracking feature Dozing Off

Netflix engineers experiment with sleep tracking feature

The feature, created as part of Netflix’s hack day, would pause a TV show or film if you’ve fallen asleep.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service Negotiations

Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service

The eCommerce giant is said to be in talks with record labels about launching a music streaming service on its site.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon preparing to launch its own TV box service for March Web Streaming

Amazon preparing to launch its own TV box service for March

It’s rumoured that the company will roll out the Android-powered device in March.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out a lot of people binge-watched House of Cards last weekend Staying In

Turns out a lot of people binge-watched House of Cards last weekend

A new study found that between 5 – 15 per cent of Netflix’s 44 million subscribers sampled at least one episode from the show last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry Royalties

YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry

The streaming site revealed the figure after being criticised for not paying artists enough for their work.