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Streaming Wars: Global SVOD Market Share (Updated)

With the rise of Disney+ and the recent financial and subscriber woes of Netflix, lets update the current state of play, including all the major (global) players.

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More platform players reject Russian aggression, stop sales there

Game publishers such as Epic Games, Ubisoft, Take-Two and Activision-Blizzard are joining the boycott of Russia by pausing the sale of games in the country.

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Netflix will not add state-run channels to Russian service

Netflix Inc has said that in the current circumstances it has no plans to add state-run channels to its Russian service, despite a regulation that would require the streaming servi...

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Growth stocks still not cheap, cautions JPMorgan

Tech-dominated “growth” stocks are still not cheap despite some sharp falls over the last six months, analysts at US investment bank JPMorgan has cautioned.

Platform News: Disney+ streaming service

Disney+ streaming growth, park revenue boost shares

Walt Disney Co’s Disney+ subscriber growth restored faith in the future of streaming video and strong attendance at US theme parks added luster to its quarterly results, lift...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Streaming view rests on The Beatles and Boba Fett as Disney reports results

When the Walt Disney Co reports its holiday-quarter results later today, Wall Street analysts will study whether the popular Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett, The Beatles and Marv...

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William Ackman’s Pershing Square takes new position in Netflix

Billionaire investor William Ackman has built a new stake in streaming service Netflix Inc worth more than $1 billion since its stock price tumbled starting last Thursday.

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Netflix’s modest growth forecast casts pall over streaming

Even as Netflix execs sought to reassure investors in a video interview that its long-term prospects for streaming media remain bright, with its popular series “Bridgerton” returni...

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Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US and Canada

Netflix Inc has raised its monthly subscription price by $1 to $2 per month in the US depending on the plan, the company said on Friday, to help pay for new programming to compete ...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Amazon cloud unit recovers from brief outage affecting third-party services

Amazon.com Inc has said it had recovered from a brief outage at its Amazon Web Services cloud unit that affected internet connectivity in two regions on the US West Coast.

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South Korea’s “webtoon” leverage low-cost stories with huge upside

Netflix’s most-watched series in late November, “Hellbound”, is making a splash on TV, but it first appeared on much smaller screens as an online comic, or “...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Amazon cloud outage hits major websites, streaming apps

A major outage disrupted Amazon’s cloud services, knocking out streaming platforms Netflix and Disney+, Robinhood, a wide range of apps and Amazon.com Inc’s e-commerce ...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify launches ‘Netflix Hub’ on its app to attract fans

Music streaming platform Spotify Technology has said it has introduced a new hub where fans can listen to all the official soundtracks, playlists and podcasts related to Netflix In...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Apple TV+ hopes to build on rivals’ success with first Korean series

Hot on the heels of Netflix’s breakout South Korean hit “Squid Game,” Apple has rolled out its first Korean-language original series this month, to coincide with ...

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Netflix rolls out mobile games to subscribers on Android

Netflix Inc has rolled out its mobile games globally to members with Android devices, exploring new ground as competition stiffens on the video streaming pioneer’s home turf.

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