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    FS: 1 x $100 Netflix Gift Card

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  2. Armenius

    'The Witcher' Netflix Show Hits This Fall

    Variety has reported that Netflix CCO Ted Sarandos revealed during a Q&A that The Witcher will be premiering on the streaming platform in the fourth quarter this calendar year. The series based on the books stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia and is produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. “And...
  3. cageymaru

    Netflix Brings Dragon's Dogma and Other Japanese Anime to the Platform

    Netflix has announced that it has signed a deal to bring numerous Japanese anime to the platform. These are well known properties from leading Japanese production companies. Some of the announced series include Altered Carbon: Resleeved, Dragon's Dogma, Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, SPRIGGAN...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Cancels The Punisher And Jessica Jones

    Even though Netflix's Marvel TV series are still quite popular, the streaming platform has steadily been axing all of them. They already canceled Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, and today, Deadline reports that Netflix has all but finished off their slice of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Most Customers Would Stop Watching Netflix if it had Commercials

    Netflix reportedly tested video ads for other series earlier this year, and those tests didn't go well. The company has no public plans to implement video ads anytime soon, and a recent survey conducted by the market research firm Audience Project seems to justify Netflix's reluctance. After...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Points to Fortnite as Major Competitor

    Netflix's Q4 earnings report is out. The streaming giant said they made $16 billion in revenue and doubled their operating profits to $1.6 billion this year, and they say that growth was fueled by "high member satisfaction." But gamesindustry.biz and other media outlets spotted a particularly...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Black Mirror's Interactive Episode is Drumming Up Interest in Games

    "Bandersnatch," Netflix's interactive Black Mirror Episode, is proving to be quite popular. Many are calling it "the dawn on interactive TV," but gamesindustry.biz points out that it's also drumming up commercial interest in similar efforts from the gaming industry. With cinematic experiences...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Raises U.S. Prices

    Reuters reports that Netflix is raising prices for U.S. subscribers by "13 to 18 percent." The standard plan will now be $12.99 instead of $10.99, the basic plan is getting a $1 price bump to $8.99, and the premium plan that allows for 4K HDR streaming is now $15.99 instead of $13.99, but those...
  9. cageymaru

    Viveport Infinity Brings Unlimited Access to the Viveport Subscription Catalog

    HTC Vive and Viveport have announced a new unlimited VR rental service called Viveport Infinity during its CES presentation. For a low monthly fee, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users will be able play a vast selection of VR titles from the Viveport Subscription catalog with an unlimited...
  10. cageymaru

    The Most Popular Shows on Netflix by State in 2018

    Using data from Google Trends, HighspeedInternet.com was able to create a list of the most popular Netflix shows in each state during 2018. California and Texas love "Jane the Virgin" while six states were enamored with "The End of the F***ing World." 7 states were impressed with "13 Reasons...
  11. cageymaru

    Former Activision Blizzard CFO Spencer Neumann Is Hired by Netflix

    Activision Blizzard unceremoniously fired its chief financial officer (CFO) Spencer Neumann on Monday and Netflix hired him on Wednesday. His firing from Activision Blizzard was not due to bad performance, but because of his pursuit of another job. Netflix has been hemorrhaging money as it...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Cancels Marvel's Daredevil

    Following the cancellation of Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Netflix has decided to axe Daredevil. But according to Deadline, who initially broke the story, the titular character isn't necessarily out of the picture. Netflix said that "the Daredevil character will live on in future projects for...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Narcos Video Game Adaptation Teased

    Curve Digital just uploaded a teaser for a video game based on the Netflix series Narcos. According to Eurogamer, the British publisher actually announced it earlier this year, but this this is the first time we've seen any footage of it. Check out the teaser here. Players take on the role of...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Invests More in European Production

    In a press release, Netflix announced that they're investing more in European production. Ragnarok, a drama rooted in Norse mythology, and Alma, a Spanish supernatural drama, are among a slew of new content being produced in Europe. The company claims that they want to work with a wider pool of...
  15. cageymaru

    Most Americans Find the Cost of Cable TV Is Too Darn High

    A new poll from The Hollywood Reporter/ Morning Consult has found that many Americans find the cost of cable TV and satellite to be too high. 90% of respondents indicated that price was a factor when deciding to subscribe to a TV or streaming service. 56% found the high costs associated with...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Criticizes EU Quota Plans

    Netflix's stock price surged after they released a strong quarterly earnings report this week. However, KitGuru spotted another interesting bit in that report: the EU has plans to institute content quotas, and Netflix isn't particularly happy about it. According to the company, being forced to...
  17. cageymaru

    The Female Leads Have Been Chosen for the Netflix 'The Witcher' Series

    Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra have been cast to play Ciri and Yennefer opposite Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in the upcoming The Witcher series on Netflix. Freya Allan has previously starred in (The War of the Worlds, Into the Badlands) and Anya Chalotra acted in (The ABC Murders...
  18. cageymaru

    Netflix Dominates the Video Streaming Statistics for the World

    The latest Global Internet Phenomena Report from Sandvine details how much downstream bandwidth popular video streaming services use in proportion to the entirety of the internet. The first interesting statistic is that Netflix uses 15% of the downstream bandwidth in the world and 19.1% in the...
  19. cageymaru

    Audiences Abandon Amazon Prime and HBO While Netflix Grows

    During a recent survey, Juniper Research has found evidence of increased consumer churn in various video streaming services. It is important to note that most consumers in the US and China are paying for 3 subscription video on demand services (SVOD) because no one service satisfies them. But...
  20. cageymaru

    ESPN Streaming Service Attracts 1 Million Paid Subscribers

    The $4.99 a month streaming video service from ESPN has attracted more than 1 million paid subscribers since its launch in April of this year. Disney, which owns ESPN has decided to pull its content from Netflix in favor of starting a branded streaming service dedicated to its movies and shows...
  21. cageymaru

    Study Finds that Millennials Prefer Multiple Content Providers for Streaming

    According to Parks Associates research, millenials are becoming ever more varied when it comes to choosing an Over-The-Top (OTT) subscription service to stream content. By tracking over 200 OTT services it was discovered that more than 25% of millenials chose 3 or more services and over 50%...
  22. cageymaru

    Wireless Carriers Begin Using Differentiation to Throttle Youtube and Netflix

    In the spirit of the overturning of the net neutrality rules, U.S. telecom companies have begun using differentiation to throttle certain traffic on their networks according to a study by Northeastern University and University of Massachusetts. Differentiation is the practice of giving...
  23. DooKey

    Netflix is the Latest Company to Try Bypassing Apple’s App Store

    Netflix is wanting to join companies like Epic, who dumped Google Play, and bypass the Apple App Store. They are testing a way for their customers to register and pay for Netflix without using the Netflix app. While they are at it they are also looking to skirt the commissions from Google Play...
  24. cageymaru

    Spectrum Cable Allegedly Intentionally Throttled Online Games to Extort Payments

    Earlier we ran an article on how New York State was kicking Spectrum cable out of the region for failures to serve New Yorkers. Today we learned that Spectrum was accused of using dirty tactics to extort cash payments from backbone operators, streaming service providers such as Netflix and...
  25. cageymaru

    FAANG Stocks Could Lose Big According to Experts

    The FAANG stocks known as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (Alphabet) have been the darlings of Wall Street for years. Now they are coming under fire Monday as they have lost $185 billion in value over the past 2 sessions. Larry McDonald from 'The Bear Traps Report' predicts a 30%...
  26. DooKey

    Senate Wants Emergency Alerts to go Out Through Netflix, Spotify, etc.

    Senators from Hawaii and South Dakota have introduced a bill that would change the Emergency Alert System and add these alerts to streaming services like Netflix. This is an interesting idea and I can get behind this effort as long as the government fixes false alerts like those that happened in...
  27. FrgMstr

    Fast.com from Netflix

    We don't know if anyone needs another internet speed measuring tool. Speedtest.net has pretty much been the industry standard since a long time ago. (Incidentally, the guy that made Speedtest, Mike Kane, also designed the HardOCP website.) Netflix' Fast.com, does give us one point of measure...
  28. DooKey

    Netflix May Make Changes to its Pricing Schedule With the Addition of a Fourth Plan

    The folks over at phoneArena have been kind enough to translate the Italian blog Tutto Android and bring us information on a new tier of service Netflix may start offering. If the blog is correct it looks like Netflix is going to offer an Ultra tier - for more money of course. The new tier is...
  29. cageymaru

    Netflix Is the Number One Choice for TV Viewing

    According to a survey of 2,500 U.S. adults by Cowen & Co., Netflix is now the number one choice for viewing television in America. The participants were simply asked, "Which platforms do you use most often to view video content on TV?" The results showed that Netflix beat out institutions...
  30. FrgMstr

    AMD Adds Netflix 4K Support

    Take your translator and check out Hardware Info if you are running AMD hardware, the latest 18.4.1 drivers and are a fan of Netflix. You can now get all that 4K goodness on your PC, if you have 4K display of course. There are a couple of hoops to jump through however. If I mentioned...
  31. DooKey

    Comcast and Netflix Formally Consummate Marriage

    Netflix and Comcast started dating each other back in 2016 when Comcast added Netflix to their X1 platform. This allowed customers to maintain their Comcast usage and also let them take advantage of a Netflix subscription without changing devices. This worked so well for both that they've now...
  32. DooKey

    Netflix Makes Their Bug Bounty Program Available to the Public

    You can now engage with Netflix and participate in their bug bounty program. Previously this program was private and they worked with hackers behind the scenes to secure their product. Just go to their Bugcrowd platform and get started. I don't know about anybody else, but I'd like to see all...
  33. DooKey

    Danger, Will Robinson! Netflix Bringing Lost in Space Back to the Little Screen

    I know us older [H] denizens remember the original Lost in Space series that we watched as kids. Unfortunately, almost all of us remember the lame reboot from back in 1998 that starred Matt Leblanc and the hot Heather Graham. Anyway, all of that is behind us now and we can look forward to a...
  34. FrgMstr

    Netflix Goes Cyberpunk with Altered Carbon

    This looks well done. And yeah, they use computer in it so it is officially tech news, at least on Friday. Check out the video. In the distant future, human consciousness can be digitized and downloaded into different bodies. Brought back to life after 250 years by Laurens Bancroft (James...
  35. FrgMstr

    Netflix is Watching You Watching

    There are 53 of you out there that Netflix is concerned enough with to Tweet at you. Given that I am pretty sure Netflix knows exactly who you are and what you are watching, this surely does not seem like a positive PR move. The comments are hilarious. Maybe even up to a HardForum standard.
  36. T

    FS: $60 Netflix GC for $48 ea SOLD

    Title says exactly what the deal is. I accept PayPal. All sold, thanks! I have 6 4 3 0 of these codes available, they will be emailed upon payment. Thanks.
  37. DooKey

    Pandora Made $80M in U.S. App store Revenue in Q3

    In the face of fierce competition from Spotify and Apple Music, Pandora has been growing its in-app subscription revenues, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The streaming music service earned the number one spot on the chart of top grossing apps in Q3 2017, excluding games. It’s the first...
  38. M

    Stranger Things the Mobile Game

    Netflix released a pretty cool mobile game to promote the upcoming Season 2 of Stranger Things. Developed by BonusXP for Netflix, the game is a quick action-adventure romp in style of the SNES era, although the show takes place in the '80s. It's free for now and available for iOS and Andriod...
  39. M

    Netflix Signs David Letterman to New Talk Show

    In case anyone missed it, here's an oldie, but goodie news from last week. Netflix signed the late-night-great David Letterman to host a six-episode talk show. The talk show would premiere in 2018 to the glee of older folks as the streaming giant is trying to court the baby boomer demographic...
  40. M

    Disney Ditching Netflix Keeps Piracy Relevant

    With news of Disney pulling most of its content from Netflix by 2019 and starting its own streaming service, TorrentFreak mentions the move can lead to more rampant piracy due to a saturation of too many services. Disney's content is one of the top consumed media on Netflix. The company having...
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