Netflix is planning to add support for live streaming on its platform. The company has confirmed that it has early stages of development for live streams for unscripted shows and stand-up specials.
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Netflix is contemplating adding a new subscription tier that could cost less but would have ads. The streaming company could also start charging subscribers who share passwords with non-paying users.
Netflix has reported a decline in its total subscriber count for the first time since October 2011. The firm has attributed this to its exit from Russia and cancellations due to price hikes.
UK households are cutting down on streaming subscriptions to save money for the higher cost of living in the region. Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are the least likely to be cancelled.
Netflix has added a Double Thumbs Up button that should help viewers indicate they not just like but loved the particular show, and could help the Recommendation Engine perform better.
Netflix has acquired its third mobile game studio after releasing two new games and announcing a third. The streaming giant is currently offering 16 smartphone games for iOS and Android.
Netflix Games has unveiled three new titles that it's making available. By expanding its offering to games, Netflix hopes to retain customers and expand to people interested in mobile gaming.
Netflix has confirmed that it will not insert ads to lower the entry price of subscriptions on its streaming service. The company could, however, explore an ad-subsidized model owing to competition.
Netflix is acquiring the mobile games studio, Next Games, for $72.08 million. Netflix will add Next Games' titles to its mobile games offering to broaden the appeal to potential customers.
Netflix offers 'Fast Laughs' for smartphone users. The streaming company is expanding the feature to Smart TVs. It will suggest "funny" clips which can help viewers decide what to watch.
Today, Netflix and Take-Two Interactive announced that there was a BioShock film in the works at Netflix. It's unclear where it takes place, but we know that it's finally happening.
After Blackwells Capital advised Peloton to replace its CEO, it is finally happening. John Folley is getting replaced by former Spotify and Netflix chief financial officer Barry McCarthy.
Amazon cloud servers situated in the Oregon and North California regions faced a short outage yet again after the east region servers were down last week, although, Amazon has fixed the problem now.
European telecommunications firms have put out a joint statement calling out big tech platforms to contribute to network investments and planning such as fiber and 5G rollout across the continent.
Star Trek: Discovery has become the latest casualty in the streaming wars as Netflix loses its global rights to the show. International viewers will now have to wait until next year for season four.
Netflix has launched its gaming platform “Netflix Games” globally. It will rollout through the Netflix mobile app for Android at launch with iOS support to follow at a later unspecified date.
Netflix has started testing its gaming service for Android users in Poland. Two Stranger Things titles can now be downloaded from the Play Store at no additional cost for Netflix subscribers.
EE customers on the Smart of Full Works plans can now choose Netflix as one of their Smart benefits. By default, users will receive Netflix Basic but they can upgrade to Netflix Standard or Premium.
In a letter to shareholders, Netflix has confirmed its plan to enter the gaming space. The company says that it will initially focus on mobile games and offer them to subscribers at no extra cost.
A new report claims that Netflix may be expanding into the video games space as early as next year. While the distribution format and experience is unknown, the firm will reportedly not charge extra.
The Indian government's new guidelines to moderate social media and OTT platforms go live tomorrow and as such, platforms failing to comply with the rules may face criminal actions or even a ban.
The streaming giant is searching for a new executive to lead the company's foray into video games, while a subscription service offering a bundle of games is reportedly under consideration.
Netflix has stated that it is still unsure about "right place to land" on the topic of password-sharing and is exploring what could be the optimal model for allowing some degree of password-sharing.
Netflix has shared its results from the first quarter. It reported having 208 million paid accounts which are up 14% year-over-year but two million below where it hoped it would be.
Netflix is taking on TikTok with Fast Laughs, a new feature that lets you see a feed of short comedy clips from its catalog of movies and shows. It's available only on iOS for now.
Netflix has announced a new feature called Downloads for You, which will automatically save recommended content to your phone to watch offline. The feature is rolling out on Android first.
Netflix and Valve are collaborating on a fantasy anime series that will explore the universe of the popular MOBA Dota 2. DOTA: Dragon's Blood will tell the tale of Dragon Knight from the game.
EE has released data about its customers' usage of its 5G network. Between October and December, it saw a 40% increase in traffic month-on-month. It suggests that more people are buying 5G phones.
The Fire TV Stick Lite only debuted a few months ago and is already being discounted by 27%. Amazon claims it is 50% more powerful than the 2019 variant, and can stream HDR content at 60fps.
Netflix is rolling out a new "shuffle play" feature that will let subscribers watch shows or movies without having to browse its content catalog. It's rolling out worldwide in the first half of 2021.
Netflix has revealed that it gained 8.5 million new subscribers in 4Q20 and a record 37 million new users over the whole year. It also expects six million new sign-up in the first quarter of 2021.
LG has unveiled webOS 6.0 and some of its new features. The updated operating system will be available on the firm's OLED, QNED Mini LED, NanoCell and UHD smart TVs later in the year.
Nintendo will be ending support for the Netflix app on the Wii U and 3DS by June 30. New users are already unable to download the service from the eShop for both devices since December 31, 2020.
Netflix is rolling out a new option that lets users only listen to the audio of a show or movie, potentially reducing data usage and making it easier to enjoy content while doing other things.
The UK's Royal Society has called on platforms and regulators to find ways to lower the quality of streamed content where appropriate in order to cut carbon emissions by around 1% to 5%.
Netflix has become the first streaming service in the UK to tag all of its library with age ratings from the BBFC. The rating agency has now called on other streaming providers to follow suit.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has indicated a price increase for the service in the coming months as the company is now offering users more value than before with its "enhanced content" library.
The streaming giant Netflix has decided to raise prices for its monthly subscription in the U.S. While the base plan remains the same, the cost of the standard and premium plans has gone up.
Ubisoft and Netflix today announced that the Assassin's Creed franchise is receiving multiple shows on the latter's streaming network, including live-action, anime, and animated adaptations.
Sony has announced the media apps that will be available on the PlayStation 5 console when it launches next month, including Apple TV. There will also be a Media Remote available at launch.