Roku confirms it’s buying Quibi’s shows
The rumors were true: Roku is buying Quibi’s shows. The media platform maker has bought Quibi’s content distribution business, giving it access to Chrissy’s Court, The Golden Arm and other shows for the now defunct service.
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Hulu will cut off older Roku players after June 24th
Hulu will stop working on some older Roku player models on June 24th, according to a recent update to a Hulu help center page originally noticed by Ars Technica. Affected models are the Roku Streaming Player (models 2400 to 3100) and the Roku Streaming Stick (model 3420 or older).
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Hulu is rolling out a new home screen to Apple TV and Roku users
If you’re like basically everyone else in the country, you’ve probably been spending lots of time binging TV and movies from your couch. And if Hulu is one of the services you’ve been using, it’s about to get a bit of a visual upgrade, if you use Apple TV or Roku, anyway.
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Streaming on Roku devices jumped nearly 50 percent
It won’t surprise you to hear that streaming video demand is surging as people stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now there are more tangible figures for that demand. Roku expects the total number of streaming hours in the first quarter of 2020 to have jumped 49 percent, to 13.2 billion.
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