Hulu drops its free video service

Hulu logo out of Legos

One of the online pioneers of streaming video, Hulu’s dropping its free tier to focus on its paid-only services.

Hulu, co-owned by Disney, Fox, Comcast, and (with a recent investment) Time Warner, has been offering as its main specialty episodes of recently-aired TV shows, mainly from over-the-air networks. However, there’s been plenty of streaming video changes since its 2007 debut, thanks to rival streaming service Netflix taking off.

How to watch the 2016 Summer Olympics online

2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will run from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 21. Of course, the Olympics does have its problems, both the usual ones (corruption concerns, etc.), and ones unique to each location. Still, I usually watch the games; my favorite events include soccer, track and field, tennis, boxing, martial arts, and basketball.