Juan Carlos PerezNews Editor, IDG News Service

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Juan Carlos Perez is a News Editor at IDG News Service, a wire service that covers the technology industry for all of the online and print magazines published globally by International Data Group.

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'The Interview' already Sony Pictures' top online film ever

Since its Internet release, the controversial comedy has generated $15M in sales and rentals

Hulu Gives Itself a Major Makeover

Hulu has added a tray-style layout and a new navigation scheme that is supposed to make it easier for visitors to browse and find videos.

Ustream Preps IPhone App for Live-streaming Video to Facebook Profiles

Facebook users will be able to broadcast live iPhone video on their Timelines using an app that Ustream will unveil on Thursday.

Report: Google Building Home-entertainment System

UPDATE: Analysts are skeptical that Google plans to enter the home entertainment market with its own branded devices.

Spotify Unveils Platform for External Developers to Create Music Apps

Spotify on Wednesday launched a development platform designed to let third parties create applications that integrate with its popular digital music-streaming service.

Facebook and Skype Deepen Integration

Facebook and Skype have broadened the scope of their technical integration to make it possible for two people to do a video chat -- one using the Skype interface...

Google Music Goes Live in U.S. With Google+ Integration

Google Music, the company's cloud-based online music service, is now available to all users in the U.S. and includes song and album sales, as well as an...

Facebook Satisfied With Initial Takeup of Social Music

Facebook is declaring early success for the new functionality on its site that lets members notify their friends what songs they're listening to online and makes...

YouTube Gets Tighter Integration With Google+

Google is making it easier for people to search for, watch and share YouTube videos within the user interface of the Google+ social networking site.

Rhapsody Buys Napster as It Battles Spotify

With its Napster acquisition this week, Rhapsody, the venerable U.S.-only digital music subscription service, is in battle mode as rival Spotify attempts to...

Yahoo Revamps Video Site

Yahoo has redesigned its video site to make it a central repository for the video content spread out over its various other sites, a move it expects will draw...

Spotify Launches in the U.S.

Spotify, the popular digital music streaming service available in Europe since 2008, launched on Thursday in the U.S., where music enthusiasts have been eagerly...

YouTube Launches Full-length Movie Rentals

YouTube, which became the world's most popular video website by providing an outlet for amateur user-generated clips, is now officially expanding into streaming...

Google Changes Video Migration Plans

Google has reversed its decision to shut down the ability to play back clips stored in its Video service.

Yahoo Buys TV Content Indexing, Recommendation Company

Yahoo has acquired a Palo Alto, California, startup called IntoNow whose technology is designed to help television viewers discover programs and discuss them...