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Sundance 2020: Taylor Swift, VR snorkels and other oddities in Park City

Chat with a Noam Chomsky bot? See Stranger Things' Joe Keery as a deranged ride-hail driver? Tech imbues 2020's Sundance Film Festival, on screen and off. → Read More

Sundance 2020: Taylor Swift, underwater VR and other oddities in Park City

Chat with a Noam Chomsky AI? See Stranger Things' Joe Keery as a deranged rideshare driver? Tech imbues 2020's Sundance Film Festival, on screen and off. → Read More

Netflix takes swipe at Disney Plus by adding still more members worldwide

Netflix eclipsed 167 million subscribers globally. But growth was slowest in the US, where the so-called streaming wars is most intense. → Read More

Netflix viewership stats just got more meaningless

You counted as a viewer of The Witcher and 6 Underground even if you turned them off after Scene I. → Read More

Netflix CEO: Witcher is a 'massive new franchise' that'll get 'season after season'

Condolences to The OA: The Witcher seems like it'll be on Netflix for the long haul. → Read More

Netflix: Witcher is our biggest series ever (based on a new weird metric)

Michael Bay's explosion-fest 6 Underground was also super popular on Netflix in the past three months. → Read More

Netflix faces down Disney Plus by adding yet more members worldwide

Netflix surpassed 167 million subscribers, but growth was slowest in the US, the epicenter of the so-called streaming wars. → Read More

NBC's Peacock: Prices, launch dates, shows and movies to expect

NBCUniversal revealed a bunch of details about its streaming competitor to Netflix and Disney Plus. Here's everything to know. → Read More

NBC's Peacock: Prices, launch dates, shows and movies to expect

NBCUniversal unleashed a flood of details about its streaming competitor to Netflix and Disney Plus. Here's everything to know. → Read More

NBC's streaming service Peacock will be free with ads July 15

But you'll have to pay $5 or $10 for an all-access pass to every one of Peacock's original shows and other premium video. → Read More

NBC's Peacock streaming service will be free with ads

But for an all-access pass to every one of Peacock's original shows and other premium video, you'll have to pay $5 or $10 a month. → Read More

NBC's Peacock streaming service will be free with ads

The free tier will have five minutes of ads an hour, and it won't spam you with the same commercial over and over. → Read More

NBC's Peacock streaming service: Everything to know

NBCUniversal will spill details Thursday about its streaming competitor to Netflix and Disney Plus. Here's what we already know about Peacock. → Read More

Impossible Burger's biggest eaters aren't the people you think

Vegetarians, vegans, even kosher and halal eaters -- we're not the ones making new fake meats go viral. → Read More

Disney's 'top secret' Frozen 2 VR short is heading to Sundance this month

The move signals Disney Animation Studios is willing to venture its most valuable franchises into the burgeoning medium. → Read More

Disney Plus mobile app downloads hit nearly 41M, study says

That doesn't include Disney Plus demand for watching on televisions, which is the main place people stream similar services like Netflix. → Read More

HBO's Westworld dinners were the least dystopian thing at CES

Westworld tried to creep me out by sleuthing deep cuts from my Twitter feed. I've sat in on internal Facebook meetings -- you can't get much creepier than that. → Read More

Quibi mobile-streaming service wants CES to know WTF it is now

Quibi has a funky name and major Hollywood backing. Launching in April, it came to CES to start its long fight to get your attention. → Read More

HBO's Westworld dinners may be the least dystopian thing at CES this year

Westworld tried to creep me out by sleuthing deep cuts from my Twitter feed. But I've sat in on internal Facebook meetings, and you can't get much creepier than that. → Read More

Streaming wars spill into CES 2020 as media nabs the spotlight

Quibi may be a funky name you've never heard of, but it's aiming to bring the star power that gets CES talking. → Read More