Rumor: Apple also interested in buying up Hulu

By Jos
Jul 25, 2011
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  1. Video streaming website Hulu has been considering its options after a potential buyer approached it with an unsolicited offer. Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have been mentioned as possible suitors and…

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  2. Nooooooo...
  3. Yessssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!!
  4. NeoFryBoy

    NeoFryBoy TS Rookie Posts: 72

    Haha. Apple just does whatever Google does. I don't think they have a clue what they'd do with Hulu if it were theirs.
  5. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,920   +687

    I think if Apple took over Hulu, it would be seriously integrated into iOS and iTunes.
    Although i'm from the UK, so i have never used Hulu, I still got this feeling Apple shouldn't do this and create their own competing service. More competition the better!
  6. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    That was my biggest concern too when I heard about this last week. I rather see Hulu go to one of the other bidders instead.
  7. Morgawr

    Morgawr TS Rookie Posts: 18

    Consider all of hulus videos are in flash this would make an interesting conversion.
  8. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Guru Posts: 469   +97

    Hell no. All apple would be interested in doing is generating as much cash as possible for the least overhead. The moment Apple buys hulu, it would no longer be free and I would go back to torrenting.
  9. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Hulu's free content is pretty restricted as is.

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