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Rakuten, owner of Play.com, Wuaki.tv and Kobo, buys Viber

Rakuten, owner of Play.com, Wuaki.tv and Kobo, buys Viber

By 14 February 2014

Rakuten, the company that owns Play.com, movie streaming service Wuaki.tv and makes the Kobo eReader, has announced it is buying Skype competitor Viber for $900m. In a deal that echoes eBay buying Skype in 2006, the company has confirmed it is buying... >>

Wuaki.tv comes to the UK, Netflix and Lovefilm competitor launches with £2.99 a month subscription offer

Wuaki.tv comes to the UK, Netflix and Lovefilm competitor launches with £2.99 a month subscription offer

By 12 July 2013

New competition to streaming giants Netflix and Lovefilm has arrived in the UK in the form of Wuaki.tv, a new hybrid Movie and TV show on-demand service that offers both a regular monthly subscription package and more recent films on a pay as you go basis.... >>