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9.19.19

The Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy

BitTorrent usage has bounced back because there's too many streaming services, and too much exclusive content.

9.19.19

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series Is Filming in New Zealand

The upcoming streaming show with a reported $1 billion budget is returning to the "Middle Earth" of the franchise's films.

9.2.19

Tons of People Still Rent Netflix DVDs, Apparently

The company has mailed its 5 billionth DVD, and we have one question: who is actually ordering DVDs from Netflix?

8.8.19

Disney Is Trying to Remake 'Home Alone' and Must Be Stopped

We don't need a "reimagining" of the already-perfect Christmas classic for Disney's new streaming service.

6.28.19

WTF Is Quibi, the Mysterious Streaming Service, Snatching Up A-List Celebrities?

A comprehensive guide to this strange, goofily named thing we keep reading so much about.

6.28.19

'The Office' Leaving Netflix Is Going to Drive Viewers Back to Piracy

It's a symptom of a new trend: There's simply too many streaming services, and too many exclusive shows to subscribe to them all.

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4.9.19

I Tried Skype’s New 50-Person Video Calling Feature, My Personal Hell

Skype's conferencing feature now allows double the participants, so I tested it out.

1.16.19

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Tops Album Chart with Record-Low 823 Albums Sold

The 20-track album racked up 83 million streams, which was enough to knock 21 Savage off of top spot.

1.11.19

Why People Streamed R Kelly's Music after ‘Surviving R Kelly’ Aired

Since the Lifetime docuseries renewed conversation around Kelly last weekend, his streams have shot up. We went beyond the headline to ask people.

11.13.18

How Much of 'Scorpion' Did You Actually Listen To?

A report from Rolling Stone says Drake's Spotify numbers for 'Scorpion' largely come from six of the record's 25 songs.

10.26.18

Kids Don’t Know How CDs Work – Is That a Bad Thing?

"Maybe its just the generation Z in me but how did people burn CDs?" asks a 17-year-old. "Like how did you just get a blank CD and put songs on it?"

10.15.18

The Bill that Brought Kid Rock to the White House, Explained

What exactly is the Music Modernization Act?

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