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Recent articles by Joan E.:

YouTube views of sourdough videos jumped 400% in coronavirus lockdown

Also, "workout from home" video views more than tripled. → Read More

Disney Plus ends free trials for new subscribers

Disney Plus previously offered a free week of watching for any new account. No more. → Read More

HBO is ending HBO Go, renaming HBO Now since HBO Max is live

Roku and Fire TV customers who rely on HBO Go to watch on their TVs won't have a dedicated HBO app unless the companies reach a deal. → Read More

HBO is getting rid of HBO Go, renaming HBO Now since HBO Max is live

Yeah, that may not clear things up. Where will it leave Roku and Fire TV users who won't have an HBO Go app anymore? → Read More

YouTube CEO pledges $100M fund for creators of racial-justice videos

YouTube steps to battle hate and harassment on the site haven't been enough, CEO Susan Wojcicki said. → Read More

HBO Max: Everything you need to know

The latest big-league streaming service comes with much more programming, a $15 monthly price tag and some confusion about why it's missing from platforms like Roku. → Read More

Disney Plus: Every show, movie and original to come (plus early movie releases)

Disney's Hamilton and Artemis Fowl will go straight to Disney Plus months early. But what about the Marvel original shows? Here are all the big titles that are still coming -- and when. → Read More

Studio Ghibli's movies on HBO Max, the best ones ranked

With HBO Max and Netflix now streaming (almost) every Studio Ghibli film, CNET ranks the animation studio's very best to watch first. → Read More

HBO Max is live: Here's everything to know

The latest big-league streaming service comes with a $15 monthly price tag and confusing upgrades for current HBO members. → Read More

Studio Ghibli's best movies on HBO Max and Netflix, ranked

The launch of HBO Max brings (almost) every Studio Ghibli film to stream for the first time in the US. Here's CNET's ranking of the animation studio's best. → Read More

HBO Max is live: Here's everything to know

It's the latest big-league streaming service, but it comes with a $15 monthly price tag and confusing upgrades for current HBO members. And if you want to watch on a Roku? No go. → Read More

HBO Max is live: Here's everything you need to know

HBO Max landed overnight, the latest big-league streaming service with shows, movies and exclusive originals. But it comes with a hefty $15 monthly price tag and confusing upgrades for current HBO members. → Read More

HBO Max exec Tony Goncalves has been 'chasing this for about half of my career'

Disney Plus is a tough act to follow, even for an entertainment giant like HBO. But the exec who oversaw HBO Max's development is delighted. → Read More

Studio Ghibli's best movies on HBO Max, ranked

HBO Max launches Wednesday, bringing (almost) every Studio Ghibli film to stream for the first time in the US. Here's CNET's ranking of the animation studio's best. → Read More

HBO Max is in search of its Baby Yoda phenom

The next big streaming service arrives Wednesday after rival Disney Plus set a high bar. → Read More

HBO Max launches Wednesday: Discounts, free upgrades, shows and movies to expect

The streaming service includes all of HBO's shows and movies, plus extra licensed content and exclusive originals. Tuesday is the last day to get a discount. → Read More

TikTok's new CEO is a top Disney exec who launched Disney Plus

Kevin Mayer spearheaded the launch of Disney's streaming service, one of last year's biggest and most successful product launches. → Read More

TikTok's new CEO is top Disney exec who launched Disney Plus, report says

Kevin Mayer spearheaded the launch of Disney's streaming service last year, one of last year's biggest and most successful product launches. → Read More

HBO Max: Discounts, prices, launch date, shows and movies to expect

Yup, yet another streaming streaming -- HBO Max launches May 27 with HBO's programs and movies, plus licensed hits and exclusive originals. Here's everything to know. → Read More

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

A "sneak peek" launched for Comcast customers in April. The real Peacock, and a slate of nine initial originals, arrives for everyone in July. Here's everything to know. → Read More