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  • Hulu no longer for sale - studios to provide $750 million for future growth
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    Hulu no longer for sale - studios to provide $750 million for future growth

    By 12 July 2013

    Hulu, a US-based streaming video website and service, has officially taken down its For Sale sign, announcing on Friday that 21st Century Fox, NBC Universal and The Walt Disney Company will keep their shares and provide $750 million to boost future growth. ...

  • Yahoo planning Hulu bid for up to $800 million, cheaper than Tumblr
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    Yahoo planning Hulu bid for up to $800 million, cheaper than Tumblr

    By 27 May 2013

    Yahoo's web-based shopping spree continues, with Hulu being next in line for Yahoo's possible purchasing. Rumours point to a bid for the video streaming site being in the $600-800 million range.  Why the range of prices? Yahoo is one of many current...

  • Yahoo reportedly in early stage talks to acquire Hulu
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    Yahoo reportedly in early stage talks to acquire Hulu

    By 8 May 2013

    The new Yahoo under Marissa Mayer is in early stage talks to acquire online video site Hulu, according to AllThingsD. The report says there hasn't been a formal offer put on the table yet, though Mayer has met several top-Hulu execs to see how the video...

  • Hulu Plus on Apple TV reworked with new categories and easier playback
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    Hulu Plus on Apple TV reworked with new categories and easier playback

    By 19 March 2013

    Online media-streaming company Hulu has announced an update for its Hulu Plus app on the Apple TV, bringing better navigation and discovery to users. New categories have been added to the navigation bar that will allow users to find content in certain...

  • DivX Stash pictures and hands-on
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    DivX Stash pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    DivX Stash has been shown as a concept before, but Pocket-lint has learnt it will be entering a beta test phase soon, with a full roll-out due later in the year. We were also given a demonstration of Rovi's software running on Mac, iPhone and iPad during...

  • HP Pocket Playlist is a portable media server, with Netflix and Hulu PlayLater
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    HP Pocket Playlist is a portable media server, with Netflix and Hulu PlayLater

    By 7 January 2013

    HP has previewed the Pocket Playlist, an external hard drive with a twist, offering streaming media over Wi-Fi. The 32GB external hard drive is compact, but will let you connect up to five external devices to the Pocket Playlist's Wi-Fi hotspot - so several...

  • How to get Hulu Plus in the UK, even though it is not available (Update: loophole closed)
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    How to get Hulu Plus in the UK, even though it is not available (Update: loophole closed)

    By 31 July 2012

    UPDATE: And just like that they they've blocked access. Bummer. Still you can still use the same step up trick to access movies and TV shows via Apple's US iTunes Store.  -- Hulu Plus isn't available in the UK - or it wasn't until a small update to the...

  • Hulu takeover could mean an Apple TV boost
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    Hulu takeover could mean an Apple TV boost

    By 22 July 2011

    Apple is considering buying out the massively popular US video on demand service Hulu, with a deal worth more than $2 billion on the cards according to a Bloomberg report. The report cites "two people with knowledge of the auction" who we think are distant...

  • Hulu Plus finally arrives on Android
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    Hulu Plus finally arrives on Android

    By 23 June 2011

    During the Samsung keynote over at CES in Vegas in January, attendees were treated to a nice little demo from Hulu CEO Jason Kilar of Hulu Plus running on a Samsung Galaxy S. And now, after months of waiting the Hulu Plus app has finally gone live in...

  • Hulu Plus wedding crashes by landing on Xbox 360
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    Hulu Plus wedding crashes by landing on Xbox 360

    By 29 April 2011

    Don't Hulu and Microsoft know that there's a big event happening today? Obviously not, as it has chosen 29 April to go live with its Xbox 360 platform, confirming rumours earlier this week that the launch was coming. "We're proud to deliver the best in...

  • Hulu Plus to hit US Xbox 360s on Friday
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    Hulu Plus to hit US Xbox 360s on Friday

    By 27 April 2011

    If you don't fancy watching the so-called "TV event of all time" on Friday 29 April, then you could be in luck as reports suggest that Hulu Plus could be landing on the Xbox 360 (in the States). Hulu Plus launched back in June 2010 for fanboys with iOS...

  • Hulu Plus makes its way onto Android
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    Hulu Plus makes its way onto Android

    By 7 January 2011

    During the Samsung keynote over at CES in Vegas, attendees were treated to a nice little demo from Hulu CEO Jason Kilar of Hulu Plus running on a Samsung Galaxy S. If you haven't worked out what that means yet, then let us fill you in....Hulu Plus is...

  • Hulu Plus rolls out to the masses
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    Hulu Plus rolls out to the masses

    By 5 November 2010

    US Sony fans are in for a treat as Hulu has announced that Hulu Plus is now available on the 2010 Bravia range, and it will also be hitting every PS3 XMB next week. PlayStation Plus subscribers previously had access but the platform will now be available...

  • Hulu Plus brings streaming to your iPad, iPhone and TV
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    Hulu Plus brings streaming to your iPad, iPhone and TV

    By 30 June 2010

    Hulu has added its first premium service - Hulu Plus. Hulu Plus means, that for the sum of $9.99 a month, you will be able to access Hulu's streaming service on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, your Samsung internet enabled TV or Blu-ray player and, coming...

  • Hulu all set for the PS3
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    Hulu all set for the PS3

    By 25 June 2010

    Although it wasn't announced at E3 as we thought it might be, it is still widely expected that video-on-demand service Hulu will be making its way onto the Xbox 360 dashboard in the near future. But it's not just Xbox fans who'll be able to feast on all...

  • Hulu set for E3 Xbox unveiling
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    Hulu set for E3 Xbox unveiling

    By 2 June 2010

    Good news if you're one of our American readers. Well, good news if you're an Xbox 360 or Hulu fan at least. Because, as you've probably already guessed following that introduction, there are reports that Hulu will be making its way onto your Xbox dashboard....

  • Hulu not coming to the UK
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    Hulu not coming to the UK

    By 28 April 2010

    It's being reported that Hulu, the American web-based TV catch-up service, has abandoned its plans to launch a UK version following the collapse of talks with British broadcasters. Hulu's negotiating team are quoted by the Telegraph as saying they've...

  • UK is "number one priority" for Hulu
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    UK is "number one priority" for Hulu

    By 1 July 2009

    We've previously brought you whispers that online video site Hulu is said to be due a UK launch around September, but a senior VP of the company has announced at a London event that the "UK is our number one priority". Speaking at the IEA's Future of...

  • Disney buys stake in Hulu
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    Disney buys stake in Hulu

    By 1 May 2009

    Hulu has announced that Disney is to invest in the American online video company. Disney will join NBC Universal and News Corps as a joint venture partner and equity owner of Hulu. The agreement - rumoured to be between a 25% and 30% stake - will mean...

  • Hulu withdraws content from Boxee, TV.com
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    Hulu withdraws content from Boxee, TV.com

    By 19 February 2009

    Hulu, the online video on demand service, has withdrawn content from both Boxee, a connected media player application, and CBS' TV.com. Hulu, a joint venture from NBC Universal and News Corp has stated: "Our content providers requested that we turn off...

  • Hulu to make debut tomorrow
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    Hulu to make debut tomorrow

    By 11 March 2008

    It was announced way back in March last year but now News Corp and NBC's rival to both iTunes and YouTube is going to launch in the US tomorrow. The site will show both full episodes and clips from television shows - available free of charge - but advertising...