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Locking it down: Facebook Live to implement new one-strike policy for streaming violations

Facebook has been battered from all sides for failing to do enough about misuse of its systems. It's not surprising, what with many recent data breaches, misuse of user information, and abuse of its live-streaming functions leaving black marks all over the company. It's hoping to change the way that users see it, with a new one-strike policy for Facebook Live being a major change for the company. 

Take a terrifying look at DC Universe’s Swamp Thing in the first series teaser

We might have first seen it around 1 April but upcoming DC series Swamp Thing is no joke. The first teaser video for the swamp monster-featuring show has dropped and it's looking a whole lot like traditional horror fare. Suitably DC-flavoured, so there's grit, grime, and (probably) mothers named Martha everywhere. 

Disney+ launches in November this year, will cost R100pm

We've been expecting a late 2019 launch for Disney's own streaming service, Disney+, for quite some time. Now Disney has made it official, with the service officially launching on 12 November this year. As for pricing, it's going to cost just $6.99 (about R100) a month. But, before you get too excited, that launch date and pricing hasn't been announced for South Africa. Yet. 

Netflix has ditched Apple AirPlay, and this is why

Last week we saw Netflix decide to drop its AirPlay-capability, so Apple-users won’t be able to beam Netflix shows from their iPhone to their Apple TV anymore.

Apple TV gets an upgrade with Apple TV Channels, Apple TV+

Apple's Apple TV announcement was almost a disappointment, but then it went ahead and brought out the big guns by announcing Apple TV Channels and Apple TV+.

Google has announced their cloud-based gaming platform, called Stadia

Google officially announced a new gaming platform called Stadia. This time around, though, it’s not a console, or any hardware for that matter...

Cell C’s streaming service Black announces new subscription packages

Black subscribers will now be able to choose which content they prefer, and pay a monthly rate according to their personal taste in TV.

YouTube Music Premium has landed in South Africa and it’s free for three months

Google's streaming music service, YouTube Music, has arrived in South Africa and offers free and paid tiers.

Gather your melodic hyenas and lions, because Disney+ will have all the hard-to-find classics

According to a report from a recent shareholder meeting, the upcoming Disney+ streaming service will include "the entire Disney motion picture library". This includes everything from TV shows, Pixar and Marvel movies, Disney classics and even titles that they’ve kept in the fabled 'Vault'.

Streaming now dominates music consumption, physical and digital sales almost equally split

We've all seen streaming take off in near-real-time, with Spotify making decent inroads in South Africa even before its official launch. Deezer, Joox, a set of wholly-local options... streaming is here to stay. And, based on a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), music streaming has taken over how most folks access music. 

Viu, South Africa’s newest streaming video service, is now live

South African TV viewers have a new video-on-demand to try called Viu. The service launches today and includes a catalogue of SABC and eTV content, along with a selection of 'Viu originals'. Users can try the service free for 30 days and can access it using a web browser, or via dedicated apps for Android and iOS.

Video streaming service, Viu, has partnered with the SABC to bring you local content

Video-streaming service Viu is officially entering the South African market and has partnered with the SABC to license local content.

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