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Skype's Founders May Have a Hit Music Service

Rdio was envisioned and launched by Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, who have had a dry spell since starting Skype. Rdio, however, could be another smash, thanks to a confluence of trends that the duo appears to be picking up on at the right time.

Hulu Drops Price on Subscriptions After Traffic Dips

Hulu lowered the price of its newly launched Hulu Plus subscription service by $2 to $7.99 Wednesday, just days after the online streaming video service saw its rank decline on a closely watched Internet ranking service for the month of October.

Google Eyeing Pay-Per-View Movies on YouTube?

Google is talking to Hollywood studios about a pay-per-view video service based on YouTube, according to a new report. The move comes as Google girds for battle with Apple, and telecom and media companies jostle for control over the next generation of high-speed content delivery.

A Hulu IPO?

Hulu is preparing to go public, according to a report in The New York Times. The offering could value the video content website at $2 billion.

Can Hulu Get Viewers to Pay for Internet TV?

Hulu As it rolls out its long-expected premium service, Hulu, the online video site, is addressing this problem by expanding its breadth of offerings, hoping its customers would rather be able to access more shows across more platforms, even if it means opening up their wallets.

Hulu Coming to a PlayStation 3 Near You?

In an effort to increase revenue sources, online video company Hulu is reportedly close to striking a deal with Sony to offer a paid TV service on its PlayStation 3.

Here Comes the Great Internet Paywall

A paywall is rising at The New York Times, AT&T is limiting data-usage for the iPhone, and Hulu.com is going start charging viewers. What happened to the fundamental Internet ideas of free and unlimited?

Why Hulu's Plans to Cut Off Freeloaders Is a Bad Idea

Free online video service Hulu has long considered switching to a subscription-based model in light of sluggish ad sales. But if networks can't figure out how to profit from the same content that's being broadcast on TV, the answer is not bullying viewers into paying up.

Hulu Offers Ready-When-You-Are TV and Video

Hulu, which provides television and video content on the Web, is growing quickly. Since it launched in 2007, more than 6 million Hulu players have been embedded in over 123,000 websites. Growth will continue. In the works is a plan to partner with foreign content partners and eventually, roll out its service worldwide.