Netflix is looking into video games to keep subscriptions growing

Jun 3, 2021
The company has plenty of original material and experience licensing other content it could mine for games.
One expert says Netflix could offer a rotating mix of video games from other creators and even have its own gaming console.
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Streaming platforms are spending big to keep you indoors this summer

Mar 26, 2021
Big deals for theatrical releases and team sports are upping the competition for audiences.
Will this be you this summer? HBO Max, Netflix and Disney Plus certainly hope so.
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Netflix is checking up on password sharing practices

Mar 12, 2021
Piracy costs streaming companies around $9 billion in 2019, according to Parks Associates. It's not a top priority for streamers.
So what's your Netflix password?
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Netflix tests feature to crack down on password sharing

Mar 12, 2021
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said password sharing is something the company has learned to live with.
Some Netflix users are getting this message: "If you don't live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching."
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GameStop: The movie. And the TV show. And the documentary ...

Mar 2, 2021
There are at least nine projects on GameStop and Reddit vs. Wall Street in the works. Which will be first across the finish line?
A person checks the GameStop stock with the Reddit, Citadel, Robinhood and Melvin Capital logos in the background in this photo illustration.
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"Lupin" feeds Netflix viewers' foreign-series frenzy

Jan 25, 2021
Netflix said in its earnings report last week that "Lupin" is set to rack up 70 million views in its first month, a new record.
Omar Sy, who plays Assane Diop in "Lupin," studies a computer screen in this production still from the Netflix series.
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Netflix keeps producing, even as it loses popular shows to competitors

Jan 18, 2021
The company is promising new original content weekly to attract and keep subscribers.
Netflix is looking for more hits. Above, the streaming platform's home screen.
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Netflix promises a new movie every week. Can it afford that?

Jan 13, 2021
Some industry insiders are wondering whether it’s an overly ambitious strategy for the streaming giant.
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Netflix's strategy: more original content, but shorter runs

Oct 30, 2020
The new reality at the streaming service: Three years is a good run; more than that means a big hit.
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on culture, competition and what keeps him up at night

Sep 8, 2020
"The threats that get you are the substitution threats," Netflix's co-founder and CEO said.
"The threats that get you are the substitution threats," Netflix's co-founder and CEO said.
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