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Netflix Reports Profits Surge, But Forecast Disappoints

Netflix shares slump as it reports profit surge but says it will stop reporting subscriber metrics next year

1 month ago

US Government, US States Sue Apple For Smartphone Monopoly

Apple accused of making it harder to switch phones, hampering innovation, and imposing costs on developers

2 months ago

Netflix Subscribers Surge Amid Password Crackdown

Saturated streaming market? Netflix pleases investors by recording notable rise in paid subscribers, on top of strong Q4 financials

4 months ago

Amazon Prime Video To Carry Ads In UK From 5 February

Adverts will start appearing for UK users of Amazon Video Prime on 5 February 2024, unless extra fee is paid

5 months ago

Spotify To Axe 1,500 Jobs In Cost-Cutting Drive

Music-streaming service Spotify to slash 17 percent of workforce a month after stepping back from costly podcast drive

6 months ago

Apple, Paramount Discuss Bundling Streaming Service Offer – Report

Streaming tie-up? Discussions reportedly between Apple and Paramount discuss bundling respective streaming services

6 months ago

Netflix Mails Its Final DVD As It Ends Postal Service

Netflix's DVD via post , which began back in 1998, has mailed its final DVD on Friday, as the service…

8 months ago

Amazon Prime Video To Feature Adverts Next Year

Amazon to include adverts to its Prime Video service in 2024, unless users opt for a higher cost ad-free subscription…

8 months ago

Microsoft Makes Concession To Win UK Activision Approval

Major concession from Microsoft as it seeks to win approval from UK's CMA for $69bn (£54bn) Activision Blizzard acquisition

9 months ago

Amazon Plans Ad Tier For Some Prime Video Services – Report

Ads may appear on certain tiers of Amazon's Prime video streaming, after similar plans were adopted by rival streaming providers

12 months ago

Netflix Ends DVD By Post, Amid Password-Sharing Crackdown

Mostly positive results from Netflix, as streaming giant winds down legacy DVD via post program and expands password crackdown

1 year ago

Netflix Expands Password Sharing Crackdown

Streaming giant Netflix password says sharing by 100 million households is impacting its ability to invest in new TV and…

1 year ago

YouTube Tests Free Ad-Supported Streaming Channels

Alphabet's YouTube is reportedly testing free ad-supported TV channels to challenge the likes of Roku and others

1 year ago

Amazon Mulls Stand-Alone Sports Content App – Report

Sports on Amazon's Prime Video streaming service could potentially be hived off into a separate stand-alone app

1 year ago

Apple Hikes Price Of Apple Music, Apple TV+

Apple users in the US and UK will have to pay a little bit more per month for their favourite…

2 years ago

Netflix To Begin Password Crackdown In 2023

Streaming giant Netflix beats Q3 expectations and adds 2.4 million subscribers, while confirming global password crackdown next year

2 years ago

Meta To Shutter Facebook Gaming App

That didn't last long. Meta is to close its Facebook Gaming app later this year – two years after it…

2 years ago

Plex Breach Exposes Account Data, Including Passwords

Security breach at Plex has compromised account information, including usernames, email addresses, and even hashed passwords

2 years ago

FTC Investigates Amazon Prime, But Firm Hits Out At FTC Staff Conduct

E-commerce giant accuses Federal Trade Commission of harassing Jeff Bezos,and Andy Jassy, in probe of Amazon Prime service

2 years ago

Streaming Impact On Broadcast TV Revealed In Latest Ofcom Study

Young adults now watching two thirds less broadcast TV than in 2012, as scale of streaming challenge to broadcast media…

2 years ago

Disney Brings Ads To Streaming Platform As It Surpasses Netflix

Disney to introduce ad-supported version of Disney+ in December along with price hikes, as it surpasses Netflix with more than…

2 years ago

Amazon UK To Raise Cost Of Prime Service

Streaming costs rise. Monthly Amazon Prime subscription cost to increase to £8.99 per month, as delivery and labour costs rise

2 years ago

Netflix Loses 1 Million Subscribers, But Predicts Q3 Growth

One million subscriber loss is less than 2 million prediction, as streaming giant offsets investor worry with forecast to add…

2 years ago

Netflix Partners Microsoft For Cheaper Subscription Plan…With Adverts

Streaming giant Netflix has partnered up with Microsoft for a cheaper consumer subscription plan, that will feature adverts

2 years ago

Netflix Sued By Shareholders Over Subscription Disclosure

Disgruntled Netflix shareholders are suing streaming giant Netflix, alleging it misled the market after a significant drop in subscriber numbers

2 years ago

CNN Shuts Down Streaming Service One Month After Launch

New corporate parents of CNN news network to shut down CNN+ streaming service only one month after it launched, amidst…

2 years ago

Netflix Subscribers Fall For First Time In Ten Years

Streaming giant Netflix reveals loss of subscribers for the first time in ten years, and mulls lower-cost subscription plan with…

2 years ago

Russian Users Sue Netflix For Market Withdraw – Report

Disgruntled Netflix users in Russia have launched a class action lawsuit against streaming giant for leaving the Russian market

2 years ago

Spotify Suspends Service In Russia

Moscow's new media law, coupled with the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, sees music streaming giant suspend its Russia service

2 years ago

Netflix To Start Charging For Password Sharing

After two subscription price rises, it emerges that Netflix knows when a person shares their password with others, and will…

2 years ago