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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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Protesters denounce Netflix over Chappelle transgender comments

About 100 people protested near Netflix Inc’s headquarters against the streaming pioneer’s decision to release comedian Dave Chappelle’s new special, which they say ridicules...

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Global ‘Squid Game’ mania lifts Netflix quarter

Netflix’s global sensation “Squid Game” helped lure more new customers than expected, the world’s largest streaming service said on Tuesday as it predicted ...

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Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ estimated to be worth about $900 million

Netflix Inc’s biggest original series launch, is estimated to be worth almost $900 million for the streaming giant, Bloomberg News has reported, citing figures from an intern...

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Amazon launches bundling service for video streaming apps in India

Amazon.com in India has launched a bundling option on its video platform for global and local streaming services, in a move aimed at boosting subscriptions.

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Apple joins streaming elite, Netflix crosses milestone with Emmy wins

Apple burnished its streaming TV credentials on Sunday as “Ted Lasso” scored the Emmy award for best comedy, and Netflix landed its biggest television award to date wit...

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Wall Street: Netflix’s gaming foray will cost time and money

Wall Street analysts have welcomed Netflix’s planned plunge into mobile gaming, calling it a sensible move to keep users’ eyes on screens while worrying it would take s...

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Netflix details video game push as it forecasts weak growth

Netflix Inc said it would make a deeper dive into video games as the movie and TV streaming service projected weak subscriber growth amid growing competition and the lifting of pan...

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Streaming Wars: SVOD market share in Q2 2021

The subscription video on demand (SVOD) market has experienced massive growth over the course of the past 18 months, with the COVID-19 global pandemic, along with discounted offers...

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Netflix extends deal for animation films with Universal Pictures

Netflix and Universal Pictures are extending a multi-year exclusive rights deal in the United States for animated film franchises such as “Minions” and “Puss in B...

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Amazon to offer Universal films after they play on Peacock

Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Video will offer new live-action movies from Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures four months after their streaming debut on Comcast’s Peacock...

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Universal movies to move to Peacock streaming service on quicker timeline

Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures will send new movies exclusively to the company’s Peacock streaming service no later than four months after they debut in theatres, th...

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Amazon rights row throws French soccer into fresh turmoil

France’s Canal+ TV group has said it would stop showing top division French soccer games in protest at a decision to award some broadcasting rights to Amazon.

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Netflix opens online store offering limited-edition merchandise

Netflix Inc will launch an online store to sell limited-edition apparel, lifestyle merchandise and collectibles based on “Stranger Things,” “Lupin” and othe...

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With superheroes and sci-fi, Disney+ outlook bright

Slow subscriber growth at Walt Disney Co’s streaming service in the last quarter was a speed bump as a slate of Marvel superhero films and sci-fi thrillers from the Hollywood...