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  • A court ruled that it could be a federal crime to share your Netflix password

    A court ruled that it could be a federal crime to share your Netflix password

    Last week the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that an employee acted “without authorization” when he used a former co-worker’s login (with their permission) to gain access to “computer data owned by the former employer.” This led to the court upholding a decision that the employee violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a federal… Read More

  • Dismissing the cord-cutter myth Crunch Network

    Dismissing the cord-cutter myth

    When cable TV subscriptions in the U.S. peaked in 2012 — and 97.6 million Americans paid to watch television delivered via cable — it seemed the traditional media supply chain was stronger than ever. Since then, however, cable subscriptions have steadily declined each year. Read More

  • HBO Takes On Netflix With A New Kids Section Featuring “Sesame Street” And More

    HBO Takes On Netflix With A New Kids Section Featuring “Sesame Street” And More

    HBO’s quest to more directly compete with streaming service rivals like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu is kicking off this week, with the company’s launch of a new “Kids” section in its mobile application and the rollout of new children’s programming on its TV network. At launch, the Kids section will feature popular kids shows like “Sesame Street,”… Read More

  • Xbox One Gets HBO Go

    Xbox One Gets HBO Go

    HBO Go fans can now enjoy their favorite single-source streaming service on the Xbox One, as the app is now available (via Verge). Microsoft beat PlayStation 4 to the punch with this one, but the PS4 app from HBO is being developed, and should arrive later on. The Xbox One app offers an experience you’d expect based on the Xbox 360 software that has been available before today, but… Read More

  • The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing Crunch Network

    The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing

    At 36,007 feet up in the air, somewhere between Alaska and Russia, with the Aleutian Islands someplace below us, my child and I are sharing a blissful moment. My one-year-old is sleeping peacefully and I finally have an opportunity to catch up on Game of Thrones. I’m four episodes behind, and I need to see what happened in that trial by combat. Read More

  • HBO GO To Land On Amazon Fire TV Later This Year

    HBO GO To Land On Amazon Fire TV Later This Year

    Amazon just announced a multi-year agreement with HBO to offer that cable network’s back-catalog of shows on Amazon Instant Video, free for Prime subscribers. That’s not all, though; HBO GO, which offers not only archived content but also current programming to HBO subscribers, will arrive on Amazon Fire TV by year’s end, the companies announced. HBO GO was the one… Read More

  • These HBO Go Ads Are Hilarious

    These HBO Go Ads Are Hilarious

    My colleagues wrote about Apple ads yesterday. So when I stumbled across these HBO Go ads, I thought that you, dear TechCrunch readers, also deserve to see these seven videos. In them, you see teenagers sitting on a couch and watching HBO shows, such as Game of Thrones, True Detective or Girls. But their parents are lingering in the background. Everybody remembers those awkward moments watching… Read More