YouTube's fledgling movie rental program may soon be getting some Hollywood muscle in the crowded fight for domination of digital movie and television content distribution.
YouTube-parent Google is negotiating with major Hollywood studios to stream movies from their catalogs on a pay-per-view basis by the end of the year, according to a report in the Financial Times.
The service is expected to stream movies on demand for $5 each, according to the report, which cited sources with knowledge of Google's plans.
A YouTube representative declined to comment, saying: "We have nothing to announce at this time." … Read more