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Netflix is back on track, second biggest Q3 ever
Netflix is back on track, second biggest Q3 ever
Netflix has been utterly dominating the streaming video space for years now. Even with Hulu, HBO and Amazon around, they didn't manage to cut ...... 17 Oct 2019
Netflix is testing hand-picked Collections
Netflix is testing hand-picked Collections
Netflix has changed how their platform works in numerous ways throughout the years. Things like removing stars for thumbs up and down easily ...... 26 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
Disney+: List of supported devices, launch date, pricing and countries that will get it
Disney+: List of supported devices, launch date, pricing and countries that will get it
Disney has finally revealed what devices will be supported once the new subscription service, Disney+, will launch in November. Service is set ...... 19 Aug 2019
Why was Netflix requesting physical activity data?
Why was Netflix requesting physical activity data?
Netflix is considered one of the pioneers in AB testing in the streaming service space, and the company has improved upon its layout, recommendations, ...... 02 Aug 2019
Netflix price hikes cost the company subscribers: First US subscriber loss in 8 years
Netflix price hikes cost the company subscribers: First US subscriber loss in 8 years
For the first time in eight years, Netflix has suffered a loss in subscribers in the United States. The company that has seemed invincible has ...... 18 Jul 2019
Microsoft joins Stranger Things hype with Windows 1.11 release
Microsoft joins Stranger Things hype with Windows 1.11 release
Netflix newest and most popular TV release is the nostalgic sci-fi series Stranger Things 3. The third season of the 80s themed show racked ...... 09 Jul 2019 - 1 comment
Stranger Things 3 smashes Netflix records
Stranger Things 3 smashes Netflix records
The third instalment of the Duffer Brothers' sci-fi/horror series has broken Netflix viewing records in the days following its hotly-anticipated release. ...... 09 Jul 2019 - 1 comment
Religious group wants Netflix to remove an Amazon Prime show
Religious group wants Netflix to remove an Amazon Prime show
A petition doing the rounds seeking the removal of a 'blasphemous' show from Netflix is met with amusement and ridicule. There have been ...... 20 Jun 2019 - 5 comments
Stranger Things lawsuit dropped on eve of trial
Stranger Things lawsuit dropped on eve of trial
Stranger Things lawsuit turns upside down as plaintiff drops the case just days before the hotly anticipated trial was set to get underway. ...... 07 May 2019 - 1 comment
Netflix is trying out top 10 lists for recommendations
Netflix is trying out top 10 lists for recommendations
Netflix is fairly sneaky with different kinds of A/B testing, which we probably most of the time don't even notice. The company also can change ...... 17 Apr 2019
Almost 3 million Americans still use Netflix as a DVD rental service rather than streaming service
Almost 3 million Americans still use Netflix as a DVD rental service rather than streaming service
Most of the world knows Netflix only as a gigantic streaming service, but only few people outside the U.S. know that the company was founded ...... 17 Apr 2019 - 2 comments
YouTube to follow Netflix's lead with interactive content
YouTube to follow Netflix's lead with interactive content
To end the year, streaming giant Netflix released their first ever interactive movie. For Netflix Black Mirror: Bandersnatch was a trial of ...... 11 Apr 2019
Netflix dropped Apple AirPlay support completely, explains the decision
Netflix dropped Apple AirPlay support completely, explains the decision
Netflix has supported Apple's AirPlay ever since 2013, but just recently dropped the support for the feature. Feature has allowed users to watch ...... 07 Apr 2019
Netflix prices to go up in May
Netflix prices to go up in May
Netflix will increase its prices for U.S. users in May, 2019. The price hike will also affect those users in Latin American countries that are ...... 04 Apr 2019
TV viewing down in all age groups, YouTube dominates mobile traffic
TV viewing down in all age groups, YouTube dominates mobile traffic
Smartphones are becoming an inseparable part of people's lives. An argument can be, and has been, made that we are already cyborg's because ...... 22 Mar 2019
Apple's new TV service won't rival Netflix, or include it either
Apple's new TV service won't rival Netflix, or include it either
Apple is readying up the launch of a new streaming video service, and it might be here sooner than we thought in October. Cupertino giant ...... 22 Mar 2019
Netflix the top streaming service in each country of a survey, except for Finland
Netflix the top streaming service in each country of a survey, except for Finland
Netflix has become the Kleenex of streaming services, its rise to world domination has been swift and its recognized as the leading video streaming ...... 24 Jan 2019
Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America
Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America
Netflix has become a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the first Internet-based service to join the trade group. ...... 23 Jan 2019
Netflix: We're competing against Fortnite, not so much HBO
Netflix: We're competing against Fortnite, not so much HBO
Netflix has revealed new financials and other statistics during their fourth quarter earnings report, and by the looks of it Reed Hastings can ...... 18 Jan 2019
App sales goes up thanks to Netflix and Battle Royale games
App sales goes up thanks to Netflix and Battle Royale games
Smartphone sales might have peaked already but app usage is likely going up for a few years still. Research firm App Annie has released ...... 17 Jan 2019
Netflix raised prices in the U.S. for all tiers
Netflix raised prices in the U.S. for all tiers
Netflix is a fairly affordable way to watch TV, but it was even cheaper a few years back. Actually, the streaming giant has been steadily ...... 15 Jan 2019 - 10 comments
Netflix trials a cheaper $4 mobile plan in Asia
Netflix trials a cheaper $4 mobile plan in Asia
Netflix is seeking more business in Asia where the company's growth in the future largely lies. The streaming giant has recently announced ...... 14 Nov 2018
Netflix on Wii will stop working in January
Netflix on Wii will stop working in January
Netflix will stop working on Nintendo's Wii console by the end of January 2019, the Japanese firm has confirmed. The Wii is an aging console, ...... 13 Nov 2018
Netflix: Attenborough to narrate Our Planet, premiering in April
Netflix: Attenborough to narrate Our Planet, premiering in April
Netflix has announced that it will release a documentary called Our Planet, featuring Sir David Attenborough himself, in early 2019. The ...... 11 Nov 2018
Netflix reveals Mowgli release date and new Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon anime
Netflix reveals Mowgli release date and new Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon anime
Netflix has recently revealed new content from Asia. As the company is diversifying the content and bringing in Asian productions especially ...... 10 Nov 2018
Disney's Netflix competitor, Disney+, to launch next year with Marvel and Star Wars
Disney's Netflix competitor, Disney+, to launch next year with Marvel and Star Wars
Disney unveiled in 2017 that it won't continue working with Netflix after 2019. This wasn't a case of Netflix doing anything wrong necessarily, ...... 10 Nov 2018
Stranger Things: Netflix sued for copyright infringement over photograph use
Stranger Things: Netflix sued for copyright infringement over photograph use
Netflix has been hit with a lawsuit by a photographer over the alleged unauthorized use of a supercell photograph in Stranger Things and How It Ends. ...... 17 Sep 2018 - 5 comments
Netflix appears to down in parts of UK, Europe
Netflix appears to down in parts of UK, Europe
Netflix users are complaining about problems with streaming media from the service today. Some users have taken to social media to ask if ...... 10 Sep 2018
WATCH: House of Cards teaser reveals Frank Underwood's fate
WATCH: House of Cards teaser reveals Frank Underwood's fate
Netflix has released a teaser for the new House of Cards season that will not feature Kevin Spacey in the role of Frank Underwood. In the ...... 06 Sep 2018
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
As everyone knows, Apple is raking up major profits. One of the more impressive money making machines is the app ecosystem that rains straight ...... 23 Aug 2018
Netflix testing promo videos between episodes, Twitter erupts
Netflix testing promo videos between episodes, Twitter erupts
Netflix has truly become a force to be reckoned with in the TV industry. For ten years now the company has managed to steal away cable customers ...... 18 Aug 2018 - 1 comment
Netflix beat growth estimates, Amazon boasts 100 million Prime members
Netflix beat growth estimates, Amazon boasts 100 million Prime members
Netflix revealed their quarterly results this week, and even most of the more positive analysts didn't guess how well the three month period ...... 19 Apr 2018 - 2 comments
Cable companies accepting defeat? Comcast bundling Netflix
Cable companies accepting defeat? Comcast bundling Netflix
In the arena of television and media, cable companies and Netflix are rivalries of the most epic proportion, or so you'd think. For many ...... 15 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
Comedian Norm Macdonald gets a Netflix talk show
Comedian Norm Macdonald gets a Netflix talk show
The powerhouse of a comedian Norm Macdonald is getting his own talk show on Netflix, reports Variety. The 58-year-old Canadian is known for ...... 09 Mar 2018
Netflix is ever expanding  but not to sports
Netflix is ever expanding but not to sports
Netflix has been expanding over the years like no other streaming service. Not too long ago it was a service only provided to Americans and ...... 08 Mar 2018 - 2 comments
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