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Hulu content acquisition spree continues

Hulu executives recently promised to put more money into developing and acquiring TV shows for the site and in the last week, they've been delivering.

HBO first cable programmer to stream to Google Chromecast

HBO said its HBO Go TV Everywhere app can now be accessed on Google's Chomecast device, which allows subscribers using Apple iOS or Android devices to mirror content from several applications they are viewing on a smartphone or tablet on an HDTV.

Hulu said to seek pay-TV partnership

Hulu, having decided against selling itself to a pay-TV distributor earlier this year, is now in talks with cable operators and other TV providers about the possibility of partnering with them, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

TiVo: Netflix doesn't cannibalize linear TV viewing

Netflix subscribers watch just as much TV as other TV viewers, according to new research from TiVo  Research and Analytics.  In fact, Netflix viewers not only watch Netflix content in addition to linear TV, but they also watch more premium content.

Hastings: Competition helping Netflix

Amazon Prime Instant Video and Hulu Plus, while not exactly close companions, are performing a friendly service for Netflix by helping the relationships the streaming service provider has with studios, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said.

Hulu Plus hits 3M subscriber mark

Hulu announced it will close 2012 with more than 3 million paying Hulu Plus subscribers, a huge coup for the company that also offers a version of the same service, albeit with less content, for free. In a Hulu blog, Jason Kilar, CEO of the company, also announced the company would finish the year with $695 million in revenue, a more than 65 percent increase over 2011.

Top 5 game-changing online video services

Which online video services made the biggest impact on consumers in 2012? As the industry expands, it's worth taking a look at some of the providers that are having the biggest impact on this young market—and what their moves might mean for the future.

Providence Equity selling Hulu stake to Disney, News Corp. and Comcast

Providence Equity, seeing no Hulu IPO in sight, is cashing in its chips and selling its 10 percent share in the company to partners Walt Disney Co., Comcast and News Corp. for about $200 million, multiple reports say.

Viacom agrees to give Nickelodeon programming to Hulu Plus

More than two million subscribers will get to see Nickelodeon on their Hulu Plus service thanks to an expanded content partnership between Hulu and Nickelodeon's parent company Viacom.

Hulu rolls out new Hulu Plus interface to PlayStation 3 users first

Hulu Plus has jacked up the Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) experience with what a Hulu blogger calls "a new and improved Hulu Plus experience... designed to help you get to the shows you watch faster than ever before." Also: Martha Stewart's online debut.
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