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.
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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.
Netflix has confirmed that it will be holding a 48-hour StreamFest event in December where it will allow new subscribers to stream content for free for 48 hours. The event will first happen in India.
Netflix announced today that it is removing its free trial offer in the U.S., preventing potential subscribers in the country from watching its TV shows and movies for free within a set period.
Netflix has announced price hikes for its standard and premium subscription plans in Canada. The rates will apply to new subscribers immediately and to existing customers in the coming weeks.
Facebook Portal has received new features that let you watch Netflix movies and shows as well as start a videoconference with friends and family using Zoom. Its Story Time library is also growing.
Netflix is offering select movies and the first episodes of original series for free via the browser for users worldwide. The offerings include Stranger Things, Murder Mystery, Our Planet, and more.
Netflix's support page has been updated to indicate that a number of devices from Samsung and TCL now support streaming in HD and HDR. These includes the new Galaxy Note and Tab families.
Netflix will begin rolling out the playback speed control capability on its Android app on August 1 after announcing it last year. The new feature will also be tested on its iOS and web versions.
Netflix has finally exceeded one billion downloads on the Play Store. It's still way ahead of its competitors Hulu and Prime Video, both of which have less than 500 million installs.
Google has announced that Netflix is now available on its smart displays, the Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max. The service can be linked using the Google Home app and it support touch and voice inputs.
Netflix is testing a new 'Mobile+' plan in India where subscribers can stream content in HD on their mobile phone, PC, laptop, or tablet. Only one stream is possible at any given time.
There's finally a VPN which allows 10 simultaneous logins and unblocks BBC iPlayer, Disney+, Hulu and major Netflix regions including US, France, Japan, UK, Australia, Germany and Canada for $1/month.
Epic Games Store has put on offer AER and Stranger Things 3: The Game to claim for free this week. They are both open-world titles asking of players to explore and adventure through their worlds.
Netflix will start notifying customers who have not watched anything on the platform for a year since joining or more that their subscriptions will be cancelled if they continue to be inactive.
In March, Netflix announced its decision to reduce the streaming quality in parts of the world. Now as countries around the world are starting to open up, Netflix has decided to restore the quality.
Netflix has added a new "screen lock" button to its Android app in order to stop accidental touches. However, it does not prevent swipe gestures in Android's system even if it is enabled.
Many of the firm's nature documentaries, including Our Planet and Babies, have been uploaded to its US YouTube channel. Subtitles in more than 12 languages will be available later this week.
The streaming giant initially pledged $100 million to provide financial relief to out-of-work employees during the coronavirus crisis. Now, it has stated that it is increasing the fund by $50 million.
Netflix for Android has recently received an update that introduces support for Samsung's Bixby Voice. The feature is part of a partnership between Samsung and Netflix unveiled in February.