The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared that a town’s ban on livestreaming certain interactions may not survive First Amendment scrutiny.Read More »
Want to see underwater at national parks? Md. firm streams 4K video
A Silver Spring-based documentary and nonfiction video streaming service is launching a new documentary series about what can be found under the waters of national parks. CuriosityStream LLC on Wednesday premiered the seven-part series, “Underwater Wonders of the National Parks,” a day ...
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Online plans for hearings
Maryland residents interested in how the legislative sausage is made may soon have more options to follow bills in the General Assembly under a number of proposed changes to the rules and laws guiding the House of Delegates and Senate.
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Some video stores stay alive as technology changes
HAGERSTOWN — It’s no secret that the number of video stores in the United States is diminishing. The culprit? The World Wide Web. The big shot players of video streaming like Netflix, YouTube and Hulu are the top spot holders ...
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Microsoft unveils new streaming, sharing app at E3
LOS ANGELES — The Xbox 360 is getting a little smarter. Microsoft Corp. kicked off the Electronic Entertainment Expo on Monday by unveiling new software called Xbox SmartGlass that will allow Xbox 360 users to stream and share content across ...
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Netflix kills plan to split off DVD rentals
NEW YORK — Netflix generates more head-scratching plot twists than a cheap B-movie. On Monday, the company said it would reverse a previously announced decision to put its DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming services on separate websites, a plan that was ...
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Netflix separates its DVD, streaming businesses
NEW YORK — Netflix Inc. is separating its DVD-by-mail business from the online movie streaming service it sees as the future of entertainment consumption. In announcing the changes, CEO Reed Hastings also apologized to subscribers for the way the company ...
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Netflix lowers subscriber forecast, shares fall
NEW YORK — Netflix Inc. lowered its expectations for U.S. subscribers for the third quarter by 4 percent on Thursday, just weeks after separating its DVD and streaming services, which increased the price for customers who want both. The news sent ...
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Netflix gets kid friendly amid subscriber backlash
SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix Inc. is giving kids and their parents a new reason to embrace its Internet video subscription service amid an outcry over an upcoming price increase. A “Just For Kids” tab will be added to subscribers’ accounts ...
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Netflix separates DVD plans from online streaming
SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is raising its prices for the millions of subscribers who use the service to rent DVDs through the mail and watch video over the Internet. Under rates introduced Tuesday, households that want both DVDs and Internet ...
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