Netflix will deposit $100 million in Black-owned banks

Jun 30, 2020
The move should help the banks make more loans in communities of color. But deposits are just one way to help the institutions.
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Historically Black colleges get a $120 million gift. They need it.

Jun 18, 2020
The co-founder of Netflix and his wife hope their donations will help “reverse generations of inequality.”
A Morehouse College graduation ceremony. The HBCU is one of the recipients of a $120 million donation from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.
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Everybody's watching: Netflix sees subscriber surge of 16 million with COVID-19 lockdowns

Apr 22, 2020
The company says it has enough new content for months to come.
Netflix expects future quarters will see waning growth, as social distancing measures are eased.
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Could streaming giants start to clamp down on password sharing?

Jan 28, 2020
So far most say it's just the cost of doing business, but as the practice proliferates, changes could come to the industry.
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Apple earnings could offer clues on streaming performance

Jan 27, 2020
The tech company lacks the vast content of competitors but has buzz and money.
Buzz is building for "The Morning Show," which just won Jennifer Aniston a Screen Actors Guild Award and garnered several Golden Globe nominations.
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Netflix's "The Witcher" is a hit — according to Netflix

Jan 22, 2020
Seventy-six million Netflix accounts have watched Henry Cavill and his dimpled chin fight monsters — for at least the first two minutes.
Producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and actors Henry Cavill, Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra at the photocall for Netflix's "The Witcher" at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on Dec. 3.
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Password sharing denies streaming services $9 billion in fees — report

Jan 13, 2020
Why aren't streaming services doing more to crack down on it?
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Anime could be a key to streaming domination

Jan 9, 2020
As streaming platforms compete for the attention of young viewers, many are investing in Japanese animation.
The anime show "Neon Genesis Evangelion" is streaming on Netflix.
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2020: Year of the pop star documentary

Jan 6, 2020
Platforms like Netflix, HBO and Amazon are competing with each other for celebrity life stories, at about $25 million a pop.
Rihanna reportedly signed a documentary rights deal with Amazon prime, for $25 million.
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Streaming TV might go back to the future by embracing ad revenue

Dec 27, 2019
The forthcoming NBCUniversal service, Peacock, could be free and ad-supported ... like old-fashioned TV.
NBCUniversal plans to wade into the streaming pool with an ad-supported service called Peacock.
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