Post Tagged with: "Netflix"

Volvo wants you to Netflix and drive
/ January 4, 2016 1:59 pm
Volvo wants you to Netflix and drive

The Verge reports "Volvo thinks you're going to be watching a lot of video when your car is driving itself, and it's working with Ericsson to create smarter streaming technologies to reliably get you Modern Family on your commute.". Read More

In 2015, Netflix Became a TV Network. Where Does It Go From Here?
/ December 11, 2015 2:27 pm
In 2015, Netflix Became a TV Network. Where Does It Go From Here?

Wired reports "This year, Netflix finally crossed the threshold it had been building to since 2011: it became an honest-to-goodness television network.". Read More

Netflix’ Big Challenge: Securing Global Rights For Content
/ December 7, 2015 10:38 am
Netflix’ Big Challenge: Securing Global Rights For Content

Variety reports "Netflix has expanded its video-streaming business around the world, but it faces a daunting challenge in the months ahead: Getting media companies to sell it global rights to content.". Read More

What playing Xbox One games and watching Netflix looks like on HoloLens
/ December 2, 2015 12:16 pm
What playing Xbox One games and watching Netflix looks like on HoloLens

Mashable reports "Here's another reason to get excited for Microsoft HoloLens: Xbox One games and Netflix. Varun Mani, a program manager working on HoloLens and Windows Holographic posted a video to YouTube showing him streaming Halo 5 from his Xbox One to his TV, pausing the gameplay, and then continuing on HoloLens.". Read More

Online DVD Rental Settlement: Why Walmart Is Sending Netflix Customers $12 Gift Cards
/ November 6, 2015 12:59 pm
Online DVD Rental Settlement: Why Walmart Is Sending Netflix Customers $12 Gift Cards

Variety reports "The seemingly unsolicited cash offer raised suspicions with quite a few consumers who expected it to be some sort of phishing scam, initiated by bad actors looking to spread viruses or trick them into revealing personal information. But unlike those emails from dethroned royalties that promise large cash payments, this one is real, and has its roots in a failed attempt by Walmart to take on Netflix.". Read More

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‘Apps Are the Future of TV’? Not So Fast!
/ October 26, 2015 2:29 pm

Re/code reports "Though it’s true that streaming services, mobile devices and DVRs have taken a toll on same-day viewing and related ad revenue, that predictable decline has been slow enough for the networks to experiment with other revenue streams. Today, they all have lucrative deals in place with some combination of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu (which is owned outright by NBCUniversal, Disney ABC and Fox.) In fact, according to Morgan Stanley, Netflix spends nearly twice as much licensing shows from the broadcast networks as they do on all their original programs combined.". Read More

Netflix Faces Headwinds in Japan
/ October 21, 2015 11:36 am
Netflix Faces Headwinds in Japan

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Netflix launched in Japan this week, entering a crowded and difficult market in which VOD profits have been hard to come by and where some of its flagship content is already available. While some local media have dubbed it a ‘Black Ships’ force in a nod to the fleet of Commodore Perry that forced Japan to open its borders to trade in the 1850s, its biggest challenge is to be disruptive enough to live up to that moniker.". Read More

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