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Topic: Hulu

Hulu launches $12 'ad-free' streaming tier to fend off Netflix, other rivals

09/02/2015, 01:09 pm

Hulu on Wednesday added a $12 "No Commercials" tier to its steaming video service, looking to better compete with rivals like Netflix and HBO Now, which have always been ad-free.


Hulu considering ad-free tier to better compete with Netflix, other video services

07/17/2015, 10:07 am

Streaming video service Hulu is reportedly exploring the possibility of a completely ad-free tier that could launch as soon as this fall, and cost about $12 to $14 a month.


Hulu to offer free ad-supported viewing on iPhone, iPad this summer

04/30/2014, 03:04 pm

Popular video streaming service Hulu, which currently requires users to subscribe to its "Plus" service to view content on their iPhone or iPad, will begin offering free viewing of select ad-supported programming on mobile devices this summer.


Hulu Plus for iPad gets redesign with a focus on content discovery

06/06/2013, 06:06 pm

Hulu users that enjoy the streaming service on Apple's iPad can now download a new version of the app, one that features a full redesign, new capabilities, and features aimed at making discovering content easier than before.


Apple TV 5.2.1 update includes redesigned Hulu interface

03/19/2013, 02:03 pm

As part of its iOS update released on Tuesday, Apple pushed out a new software build for the Apple TV set-top box, which includes a "brand new style" for the integrated Hulu Plus service.


Hulu Plus launches on Apple TV

07/31/2012, 09:07 am

Apple on Tuesday quietly updated the Apple TV set-top box, adding a new application for the Hulu Plus streaming video service.


CBS rejected Apple TV streaming service offer over revenue split

11/03/2011, 10:11 pm

CBS boss Les Moonves revealed in an earnings call on Thursday that his company had been approached by Apple about a potential streaming TV service that would share ad revenues, but the network declined to strike a deal because it prefers to license its content.


Apple selling half a million Apple TVs per quarter but no update planned for Q3

07/29/2011, 10:07 am

As dissatisfied consumers return purchases of rival set-top-boxes in droves, Apple's market-leading Apple TV continues to achieve moderate success, selling roughly 500,000 units per quarter as the 2011 holiday shopping season approaches.


Apple rumored to consider bid for Hulu video service

07/21/2011, 07:07 pm

Apple may be looking to grow its share of the video market through an aggressive acquisition, as sources have reported that the company is considering placing a bid in an auction for the popular streaming video service Hulu.


Hulu Plus for iOS complies with Apple's subscription rules, removes Web link

06/20/2011, 09:06 am

In response to Apple's newly revised rules for subscription applications on iOS, Hulu Plus has removed a link to its website where users can buy a subscription outside of the confines of the App Store.


Apple backs down on in-app purchasing rules, allows lower prices for out-of-app purchases

06/09/2011, 07:06 am

Apple this week revised its rules for in-app subscriptions, and no longer requires that subscriptions purchased outside of an iOS application have the same price or less.


Legacy apps must comply with Apple's App Store subscription rules by June 30

02/15/2011, 11:02 am

Software currently available in the iOS App Store that does not comply with Apple's newly enforced in-app subscription rules, such as the Amazon Kindle or Hulu+ applications, have until June 30 to comply or they could be removed.


Apple discontinues compact wired keyboard, Hulu Plus claims strong start

12/02/2010, 02:12 pm

Apple has quietly discontinued its compact wired keyboard, and only offers the full-size wired option on its store. Also, Hulu Plus, the recently launched $7.99-per-month TV service for iPad, iPhone and other devices, has "exceeded expectations" in attracting subscribers.


Google Docs editing comes to Apple's iOS, Hulu Plus now $7.99/mo.

11/17/2010, 03:11 pm

Google on Wednesday introduced a new mobile editor for its Google Docs productivity service, while Hulu Plus officially launched with a monthly rate of $7.99, $2 less than it charged during its "preview" phase.


Brightcove adds support HTTP Live Streaming for Apple iOS devices

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

Internet video host Brightcove, among the first to begin supporting iPhone-compatible H.264 video and HTML5, is now moving to support Apple's open HTTP Live Streaming format as well, hammering another nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight.


Hulu Plus $10-per-month service now available for iPhone, iPad

06/29/2010, 02:06 pm

Hulu on Tuesday released a its long-rumored iOS application for the iPhone and iPad, but the free software requires a $9.99-per-month subscription to Hulu Plus, currently available as a "limited preview."


Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.


Hulu subscription plan for Apple iPad to arrive later than expected

05/18/2010, 09:05 am

Originally rumored to launch as soon as next week, Hulu's planned $10-a-month subscription service for advance content and access via an iPad application remains in the works.


Hulu has no plans to support iPad browser with HTML5

05/13/2010, 03:05 pm

Video streaming service Hulu posted and quickly retracted an item on its official blog Thursday, in which the company stated that it doesn't see HTML5 in its immediate future.


Hulu fears ABC iPad app could hurt its $9.95 subscription plans

04/22/2010, 08:04 am

Online streaming service Hulu is expected to introduce a $9.95-per-month subscription plan on May 24, but the company reportedly fears a free streaming application from ABC for the iPad could undermine its efforts.