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After recent reports that Disney could be looking at adding Twitter to its portfolio, the majority owner of ESPN is now back in the headlines amid rumors that it may consider making a bid for Netflix.
Netflix has gone to the FCC in a bid to get ISPs to stop using restrictive data caps. The company says that streaming video is data intensive and caps restrict customers' viewing time on Netflix.
North Korean media agency KCTV has unveiled a set-top box that will provide on-demand streaming and access to five TV channels in the country, however, the access to the box itself remains doubtful.
Firefox 49 for Linux will bring with it support for the Content Decryption Module, Widevine. This will enable users on the platform to watch Netflix videos, at least technically.
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After being adamant it would not be bringing offline playback to its platform, Netflix has seemingly changed its mind. For the second time in a few months its CEO has spoken favorably of the feature.
The first Universal Windows 10 app showed up on the Xbox One earlier this month, but a few more have now made an appearance for those running the latest version of the preview OS.
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After earlier reports of Netflix removing its apps for Windows devices, the company has confirmed that it has no intention of removing the apps. In fact, they're available in the Store right now.
Last month, Microsoft claimed Edge was the best browser for your battery life, and now the company is saying its Windows 10 browser is the best choice for video streaming as well.
Thousands of websites across the EU are protesting what they deem to be severe loopholes in the Union's net neutrality legislation. They claim companies can now create "slow lanes" for internet users.
Samsung is reportedly in talks with content providers to explore the possibility of launching its own TV and movie streaming service, which could potentially be offered around the world.
Netflix has officially launched Fast.com, a simple website which tests your computer's current download speed. Unlike some competitors, it's catered to consumers, and highly streamlined.
The Productivity Commission found the Australia's current intellectual property legislation is broken and heavily favors content creators instead of the public, driving piracy more and more.
After Netflix has decided to crack down on VPN usage a few months ago, CEO Reed Hastings said today that it hasn't hurt the firm's bottom line. He said it affects a small but vocal minority.
According to its CEO, Netflix is leaving the door open to offline playback of its content. While not disclosing anything for sure, such a move would mark a significant change for the company.
After shots of criticism were fired at T-Mobile's Binge On' program and how it degrades Netflix video quality to save bandwidth, it now turns out that it wasn't just T-Mobile after all.
As the video service launches in 190 regions worldwide, malware and phishing campaigns are increasingly targeting users' Netflix credentials and banking info, according to a report by Symantec.
Netflix has completed its migration to the cloud by utilizing Amazon Web Services. By using the competitors cloud service, Netflix has expanded and also created a more reliable service.
Thanks to a plugin created by the developers behind a fork of the now-defunct Popcorn Time app, users can now stream pirated content content off torrent sites from the comfort of their browser.
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If you've been a loyal Netflix subscriber, you might want to keep an eye on your account so as not be surprised by the upcoming price hike, one that the company keeps reminding everyone about.
After years of ignoring subscribers circumventing geo-restrictions, Netflix appears set to prevent users from masking their identity to access content only available in foreign countries.
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Netflix has high ambitions for 2016, and is already delivering on one of them by partnering up with LG, which means its streaming services are now available to almost every country in the world.
Netflix has updated its app on Windows 10 to be part of the Unversal App Platform, available on PCs and tablets. While it is now a Universal app, support for smartphones is expected in the future.
After mixed results with various video ventures, Yahoo may have finally created something useful for video consumers: a streaming and TV guide app with instant video launching.
Netflix is looking to produce 31 original series in 2016, double that of 2015. The new content will be spread across a range of categories including kids shows, documentaries and stand-up specials.
Pirates have figured out a way to rip 4K content from Netflix and Amazon TV services. Shows in the formats were scarce until recently but new devices are allowing pirates to get the upper hand.
With its Uncarrier 10 event set for November, T-Mobile is set to announce new features for subscribers. One source claims that unlimited video streaming will be among the announcements at the event.
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Netflix has raised the price of its standard streaming plan by $1 per month. The price increase is immediate for new customers and comes into effect in 12 months time for existing customers.
Cortana has added voice command functionality to global on-demand streaming service Netflix within its Windows 10 application. The update allows users to search for titles hands-free.
The Virgin Group's American-based airline branch will begin offering free access to Netflix during long distance flights next year.
The BBC's Director-General has said that the corporation is working on a new video streaming service for the US, which will provide on-demand access to the BBC's massive library of content.
The video streaming juggernaut will be streaming into four new Asian countries in early 2016, with the company planning to complete its global expansion by the end of next year.
Netflix has recently seen competition from Amazon Prime with its offline download availability, however the company remains firm that it will not bring its own rival feature any time soon.
Hulu is now offering an $11.99 per month ad-free option for its video streaming service, joining the company's existing $7.99 a month streaming service that features ads.
Many major companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel and Netflix have united to form the Alliance for Open Media group, which aims to create an open-source next-generation video format.
Variety is reporting that Apple may take on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu by creating its own TV and film content under a subscription model.
Netflix has announced it won't renew its content-licensing deal with Epix, which will cost it several blockbuster movies. Instead, Netflix says, it will focus on exclusive content.
Greater user control and recommendations are added to the popular UK video platforms as they try to keep users from moving to rival video services.
Guests who stay in a Marriott hotel will soon be able to access Netflix on their hotel TV, free of charge, from their existing Netflix account - the first hotel chain to offer such a feature.
To make a good deal even better, Microsoft is reviving its Work & Play Bundle yet again. This time users that pick up the bundle can expect a Netflix subscription and a Microsoft gift card.
Netflix has announced plans to launch its video streaming service in Spain, Italy and Portugal in October 2015, increasing its European presence to 16 countries.
A new search engine for streaming video promises a solution for users who have more than one video provider, pulling content from 15 different libraries including Netflix, Hulu, and Xbox Video.
Just a week after its release on streaming service, Netflix, Marvel's superhero show, Daredevil, has become the second most pirated show on the internet, trailing only to HBO's Game of Thrones.
Netflix wants to prevent eavesdropping on its members by deploying HTTPS across its service over the next year, but the change will not be cheap with the costs said to be 'significant'.