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....The changes should also make it easier for companies to aggregate and trade services from people who have fitted solar panels or batteries at home – selling households’ electricity to power grids at times of need. “For individual consumers, I think the opportunities are for businesses coming in, for the Amazons and Netflixes of the world coming into a traditional sector and offering different ways for consumers to engage,” Burgess said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The government’s tax credit system has proved hugely successful in stopping big-budget film and TV productions, as well as talent such as games makers and special effects workers, going to cheaper locations such as eastern Europe or to other countries offering bigger incentives. It has also helped attract investment from the deep-pocketed newer arrivals on the film and TV scene, such as Netflix and Amazon, which have backed productions in the UK including The Crown, which had a total budget of £100m, and fashion drama series The Collection. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....98bn, up £180m and double the 3% growth rate in the same period last year. The video sector, which includes sales of DVDs as well as paid-for film and TV downloads and streams from the likes of Netflix, Amazon, iTunes and Sky Store, increased by 1. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... These are creative people looking to solve a problem artists as well as retailers are facing, he says. We are all struggling in the age of Netflix and Amazon Prime to get people out of the house, how do you get them out of their bubble?” he says. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Ed Sheeran fever helps drive rise of more than 10% in UK music sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:33:16 PM
....98bn, up £180m and double the 3% growth rate in the same period last year. The video sector, which includes sales of DVDs as well as paid-for film and TV downloads and streams from the likes of Netflix, Amazon, iTunes and Sky Store, increased by 1. ...
Household batteries will be key to UK's new energy strategy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 01:16:43 PM
....The changes should also make it easier for companies to aggregate and trade services from people who have fitted solar panels or batteries at home – selling households’ electricity to power grids at times of need. “For individual consumers, I think the opportunities are for businesses coming in, for the Amazons and Netflixes of the world coming into a traditional sector and offering different ways for consumers to engage,” Burgess said. ...
Big, bold … and broken: is the US shopping mall in a fatal decline? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of July 2017 11:00:36 AM
.... These are creative people looking to solve a problem artists as well as retailers are facing, he says. We are all struggling in the age of Netflix and Amazon Prime to get people out of the house, how do you get them out of their bubble?” he says. ...
Big-budget films receive increase in tax relief to almost £600m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 05:30:42 PM
....The government’s tax credit system has proved hugely successful in stopping big-budget film and TV productions, as well as talent such as games makers and special effects workers, going to cheaper locations such as eastern Europe or to other countries offering bigger incentives. It has also helped attract investment from the deep-pocketed newer arrivals on the film and TV scene, such as Netflix and Amazon, which have backed productions in the UK including The Crown, which had a total budget of £100m, and fashion drama series The Collection. ...
Netflix tops 100m subscribers as it draws worldwide audience image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 09:49:29 AM
. The remarkable change in the way the world watches TV has been underlined by new data from Netflix showing that more than 100 million people worldwide now subscribe to the streaming service. ...
HS2 supporters boast of benefits – but costs keep going off the rails | Nils Pratley image
.... It would be hard to say the same about ITV. A near-monopoly on mass-audience commercial TV advertising spots offers imperfect protection in the era of audience fragmentation, digital downloads and Netflix. ...
Asos app allows shoppers to snap up fashion image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 09:00:02 AM
.... But Metail’s software means shoppers can create an accurate 3D model – called “Me Models” – after inputting their vital statistics, enabling them to “try on” clothes. Adeyoola predicts clothing will go the same way as music and TV, with shoppers expecting websites to offer a “Netflix-style experience” where they log on to be presented with an edited selection of the things they want to buy: “Retailers need to move away from being retailers and start thinking like a consumer tech business. ...
LeEco chairman 'has bank accounts frozen over debt' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 04:54:25 AM
....Neither Mr Jia nor the company has commented on the reports. LeEco was for a while known as the Netflix of China, a company that streamed content and eventually started making its own original material. ...
Forget Murdoch. It’s social media that’s really pulling the strings image
.... But only last week Sky unveiled a radical shake-up of its sports channels, attempting to counter a significant slump in viewing and a clear slowing of subscription growth. Add Netflix and Amazon Prime in to that pot of trouble, plus the necessity to make big, expensive Rivieras to compete, and the good UK times for Sky may be over. ...
Sky Sports to replace numbered channels and slash prices in revamp image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 01:29:39 PM
....2bn in its latest Premier League TV deal – 83% more than the previous deal and almost £11m per game – while viewing has dropped significantly. Some analysts ascribe this drop to the rise in popularity of cheaper streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon, which with prices starting at£8 a month may be creating an expectation among consumers that pay-TV should be cheaper. ...
Europe is the shared story our papers tell. It’s what made me who I am image
....But is that a definitive reason for pulling up the anchor off Land’s End and heading away, as though Calais, and all that lies beyond it, didn’t exist? It’s easy to make the bland assumption. The weight of Netflix, Amazon and the rest can feel irresistible. ...
ITV narrows search for successor to chief executive Adam Crozier image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 01:45:50 PM
....”. The chief executive of WPP, one of the biggest spenders of advertisers’ money on ITV, said the broadcaster had a tough task choosing its next leader, with the TV advertising market under attack from Facebook and Google and viewers being lured away by the rise of streaming rivals businesses such as Netflix and Amazon. ...
Netflix and Amazon 'will overtake UK cinema box office spending by 2020' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 05:01:18 AM
. Netflix and Amazon are set to overtake the cinema multiplex after a report predicted that revenues from streaming film and TV shows in the UK will exceed box office takings by 2020. ...
New Channel 4 boss Alex Mahon faces some unwelcome drama image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 03:00:29 PM
....Mahon, head of the special effects company behind Gravity and Guardians of the Galaxy, will arrive as chief executive in the autumn, as Channel 4 relaunches the post-BBC Great British Bake Off and discusses a proposed move out of London. Throw in wider issues including a steep decline in TV viewing (especially in C4’s heartland of 16-to-34-year-olds), the rise of the streaming services Netflix and Amazon and the deterioration of the advertising market, and it is clear that Mahon will have to act quickly. ...
ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 01:12:24 AM
...."We see spontaneous demand from airlines and it's booming. It's true the technology hasn't always delivered, but you will see with the introduction of very high throughput satellites in the next few years that we will be able to… bring a massive quantity of bandwidth onboard the plane, meaning you can stream Netflix in HD. ...
From videos to vlogs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 11:31:14 PM
.... . So the traditional workout video on tape or DVD has adapted to a world in which people are more used to streaming entertainment over services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube. ...
Hollywood and TV put the squeeze on UK's low-budget film-makers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 08:22:26 AM
....”. As well as the changing focus of the film industry, pressure is being ramped up by the boom in big-budget drama flooding TV, typified by shows such as Netflix’s £100m co-production The Crown. ...
Spotify hopes going public will cement streaming as music's future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 10:00:25 AM
....The appointment of Staggs, a 26-year veteran of Disney, was widely interpreted to signal that Spotify is looking to enter into the video-streaming market. The company previously added Netflix’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, to the board. ...
Broadband price wars: TalkTalk fires superfast salvo at super-low cost image
....Until relatively recently most households were content with a basic/cheapest service which is advertised as up to 17Mbps, but rarely delivers more than 6Mbps – assuming you live in an urban area close to a street cabinet. However, fast-changing TV viewing habits – notably the increased use of Netflix and Amazon services, and catch-up TV – are forcing more households to consider faster connections. ...
Amazon steps up battle with Netflix and Sky by adding new UK channels image
. Amazon is to add more than 40 TV channels to its UK streaming service, including ITV and live sport for the first time, upping the stakes against rival Netflix and pay-TV operators such as Sky. ...
Cuban revolution image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 11:35:07 PM
....Between 2013 and 2015, the share of the Cuban population using the internet jumped from about a quarter to more than 35%, according to estimates from the International Telecommunications Union. The growing market has helped draw the attention of internet giants, such as Airbnb, Netflix and Google, which installed servers on the island and started hosting data there last month. ...
War Machine: let battle commence in Netflix assault on cinema image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 02:00:07 PM
. Netflix’s new feature film is a big deal in many ways. ...
Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One announces new series image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 08:10:31 AM
....Last year, the Canadian-based firm rejected an offer of more than £1bn from ITV, which it said undervalued the company. It is increasingly making its own content, in keeping with other media companies such as Netflix and Amazon. ...
Stop spending money on avocados? Good idea, I’ll have a house deposit by 2117 | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett image
.... Instead of truly examining the social and economic forces that lock young people out of the property market, why not focus on our expenditure? Never mind that, for most young people, it would take over a century of skipping their luxurious monthly brunch in order to get a mortgage for a poky starter home. Never mind that older generations had access to free or heavily discounted education, cheap property prices and stable, unionised employment, or the fact that their breakfast options were severely limited (this, I believe, is why they focus on brunch and not, say, your Netflix subscription. ...
Disney hack: Ransom demanded for stolen film image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 09:16:25 AM
....It is not the first film studio to be threatened with online leaks. Last month, a group of hackers uploaded the fifth season of Orange is the New Black after Netflix refused to pay a ransom. ...
French TV company behind Versailles to invest in UK drama image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 05:00:36 AM
....The vast majority of this boost has come from the US. This includes shows such as HBO’s Game of Thrones, which is mostly filmed in Northern Ireland, while more recently Netflix and Amazon have invested huge amounts into shows such as The Crown, The Collection and the Grand Tour. ...
ITV revenues fall 3% as advertising continues to shrink image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:34:29 AM
....Meanwhile, ITV said online advertising was growing strongly, up 22% in the first three months of the year. Mr Salmon said: "The growth in on-demand services means the challenge for [Mr Crozier's] successor will be to mould ITV into a more interactive organisation to compete with Amazon and Netflix. ...
Amazon moves into UK live music starting with Blondie London gig image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:00:52 AM
....For Amazon, it is the latest initiative to try and make its subscription service as appealing as possible to existing customers and attract new subscribers. Amazon’s most high-profile move to boost its appeal was to launch its own video service, competing against Netflix and traditional broadcasters, as part of its Prime subscription service. ...
Apple can’t just make iPhones for ever. What’s next? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 06:00:25 AM
....Analysts at Citigroup, the investment bank, have drawn up a list of seven companies that Apple could buy with the cash. Their candidates are Netflix, Walt Disney, Tesla, streaming service Hulu, and video game makers Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts and Take Two Interactive. ...
TV's got talent: top jobs in UK broadcasting up for grabs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 06:29:22 AM
.... Scottish broadcaster STV has also just begun the search for a new chief executive; while the top jobs at Sky and the BBC may be up for grabs within the next year. All told, the British TV industry is entering an unprecedented period of senior management upheaval, at a time when traditional broadcasters face ever increasing competition for viewers and revenue from digital interlopers including Netflix, Amazon, Google and Facebook. ...
Adam Crozier will leave ITV looking a picture of health image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:50:32 PM
....Adam Crozier, it could be said, is leaving ITV at a good moment for him. The business has been reinvented from its basket-case status in 2010 but now faces a tougher advertising market and the march of Netflix, Amazon and whoever comes next. ...
US screenwriters' strike averted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 05:59:37 PM
....The union estimates the average salary for TV writer-producers fell 23% in the last two years. Competition mounts for Netflix. ...
Repeats to fade: how big-budget drama is taking over television image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 02:07:13 PM
....Repeats are a TV staple, with Captain Mainwaring and Del Boy often on standby if the viewer wants to take a nostalgia trip. But an explosion in the number of scripted TV shows, fuelled by the arrival of deep-pocketed upstarts Amazon and Netflix, has given viewers an unprecedented choice of quality original drama and comedy. ...
Fangs: the lightning rise of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 08:00:25 AM
'Pawternity' leave image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:08:29 PM
...."A deeper question that each individual organisation needs to answer is: does the benefit bring ROI [return on investment']? Will it have any long-lasting benefits for the company?" she says. Other employee perk schemes that have made the headlines in recent years include Apple and Facebook offering to pay for egg freezing for their female employees, while Netflix allows staff to take up to a year's parental leave. ...
TV drama and the weak pound set the scene for holidaymakers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:01:32 PM
....A Barclays survey suggests that Linnea is not alone in choosing to explore Britain thanks to a passion for UK's small screen drama exports. The popularity of the Netflix series, The Crown, dramatising the life of Queen Elizabeth II and a string of other recent successes such as Poldark, Sherlock and Downton Abbey are whetting travellers' appetites. ...
US regulator wants to reverse net neutrality image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 10:47:02 PM
....His plan for a roll back places him on the side of internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon, which have opposed the rules. In the 2015 debate, many people - galvanised in part by firms such as Netflix - wrote in support of net neutrality provisions. ...
Nasdaq hits new high on tax cut hopes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:46:41 PM
.... . Companies posting gains of more thab 1% on Nasdaq included Apple, Facebook, Netflix and Starbucks. ...
Sir David Attenborough to become 3D hologram for Sky VR documentary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:15:04 AM
....Sky also announced the launch of a global production partnership with HBO, maker of Game of Thrones, with a $250m (£195m) initial investment to make high-end dramas. The business, which aims to produce about two major series a year, is at least partly a response to the billions of investment in quality programming made by newer entrants such as Netflix. ...
Netflix says opportunity 'gigantic' despite slowing growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 09:40:50 PM
. Netflix has grown slower than it expected in the first three months of the year, but insists that the opportunity for growth is "gigantic". ...
Netflix looks beyond US as competition mounts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 01:51:31 PM
. Netflix has come a long way since it started as a mail-order DVD rental service. ...
Netflix nudges 100m subscribers but what next for the streaming giant? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 09:00:21 AM
. Netflix is on the cusp of reaching the 100m subscriber mark as productions such as The Crown and Stranger Things lure viewers away from cinemas and TV schedules in binge-watching droves. ...
The car-loan boom isn’t the housing bubble. But there still might be a crash image
.... Running a Hollywood studio remains a glamorous job, but amid the premieres and parties the challenges are piling up. The US film industry is threatened by the rise of the Netflix-led streaming companies, by rampant piracy and by the popularity of alternative distractions, such as gaming and social media. ...
Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles image
....“People are more than willing to sit down for five hours and watch six episodes of The Walking Dead. We are in a digital arena fighting for that same customer as Netflix or Facebook. ...
Robots delivering pizza and house viewing by VR: is 5G really the future? image
....11Gb to 1. 26Gb between 2011 and 2016, as gaming and video streaming services such as Netflix took off on mobiles. ...
Spring Budget 2017: Crackdown on 'subscription traps' planned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 05:17:02 PM
....These so-called "continuous payment subscriptions" are automatic payments which work in a similar way to a direct debit, with consumers giving a supplier or retailer permission to take payments on their card. Under the proposed changes, companies such as Amazon and Netflix could be forced to stop taking people's card details when they sign up to a free trial. ...
Creative sector fills UK coffers as money pours into film and TV production image
.... In December alone, the film sector accounted for half of all growth in the key services sector – which accounts for 80% of the British economy – because of box-office takings from UK-made Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The TV production industry is enjoying a golden age of investment, with deep-pocketed new arrivals such as Netflix pouring money into big-budget shows including £100m royal series The Crown. ...
Subscription traps may have to give notice of charges in crackdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....“Subscription traps” that turn a month’s free trial into regular paid-for custom will be targeted in the budget next week. Philip Hammond will set out elements of a forthcoming consultation on better protection for consumers who sign up for such offers, familiar from Amazon Prime, Netflix, magazine subscriptions and gym memberships. ...
Spotify hits 50 million subscribers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 01:42:36 PM
.... . "More than absolute Netflix subs[criber] growth, and relative growth higher too," he wrote on Twitter on Friday. ...
The smaller the better? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:08:53 AM
....Founder Aaron Levie says the product - which doesn't require users to install or download any software - was " inadvertently very disruptive to the traditional technology companies". "Whether [you're] Uber, Airbnb, Spotify or Netflix - those same lessons apply. ...
MWC 2017: Netflix chief is worried and excited by future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:05:29 AM
. Netflix's chief executive Reed Hastings has said his movie and TV streaming service is facing growing competition from Amazon, Apple and Google. ...
ITV shouldn't get away with blaming Brexit for falling revenues | Nils Pratley image
....5%, the same as it has been for years. As for upstart broadcasters like Amazon and Netflix, they may provide new competition for eyeballs but they also pay good money for ITV’s content. ...
ITV profits fall as advertising revenue slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:37:00 AM
...."Longer-term viewing habits are clearly moving towards a more on-demand set up. This brings the group into competition with Amazon and Netflix, two pretty bruising rivals with deep pockets," he said. ...
Comparethemarket ads lead way as online firms become top TV spenders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....The main spenders included Bet365, which has used the actor Ray Winstone to front its campaigns, and Paddy Power which spent a combined total of just over £11m. Google and Facebook reduced their TV spend last year, as did Netflix. ...
10 companies you didn't know offered unlimited holiday from Netflix to LinkedIn image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 05:14:00 PM
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Paris, Frankfurt, Vilnius: how EU cities are vying for London's bankers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 06:00:11 PM
....Appealingly low-tax Luxembourg, home to 143 banks with assets of some €800bn and the EU headquarters of companies such as Skype and Paypal, bills itself as “the only country that still loves bankers” and has also reported strong interest from international financial services firms exploring post-Brexit options. Also in the race is Amsterdam, home to the EU offices of Uber, Tesla and Netflix as well as one of the world’s largest data transport hubs. ...
Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft file opposition to Trump's travel ban image
....Almost 100 US technology companies have filed a legal brief opposing President Trump’s ban on migration from seven Muslim-majority countries, arguing that it imposes significant burdens on the industry by preventing it from hiring talented migrants. Among the companies signing the filing, an amicus brief supporting Washington state’s lawsuit against Trump’s order are Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft, as well as smaller firms such as Uber, Reddit, Netflix and Dropbox. ...
Game over! How to beat the 10% rise in the cost of your TV, phone and broadband image
.... Take up BT’s basic broadband as a new customer at £33 a month. Add BT Sport (free for three months) at £5, and get a Netflix account (from £5. ...
Falling DVD sales put boot into profits at Sony Pictures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 04:16:33 PM
.... For Sony Pictures, which released the movie and saw the value of its film division written down by $1bn (£800m) last week, that is exactly the problem: too many consumers are choosing the digital lifestyle. The owner of Columbia Pictures cited an “acceleration of market decline” in people buying DVDs and Blu-ray discs, brought about by the global boom in streaming and on-demand viewing on services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and iTunes. ...
Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council after users boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:25:33 AM
....Trump’s executive order has faced widespread backlash in Silicon Valley, where many top executives and company founders are immigrants and where companies rely heavily on highly skilled workers from abroad. Executives from companies including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Netflix spoke out against the travel ban. ...
Amazon posts solid fourth quarter profit but shares dip over revenue image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 10:33:39 PM
.... First-quarter revenue guidance was also lower than expected. Amazon Web Services, a cloud computing service which hosts companies including Netflix and AirBnB and is the company’s most profitable and fastest growing division, reported revenues of $3. ...
Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... I employed it when I decided to train a neural network to write Guardian leaders: work that would have taken around 50 hours on my laptop took eight when I employed Amazon’s specialised hardware to do the job, and cost around £4. At the other end of the scale, Netflix uses AWS for almost all its backend infrastructure, storing and streaming its web series from the same servers as its direct competitor, Amazon Instant Video – servers which Amazon owns. ...
Cash, cruises and sex parties: inside ex-HBOS manager's £245m scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 05:37:27 PM
.... Or, if the banker wasn’t in residence, the cash was to be left for him in “the blue drawer”, which referred to the spot that was also used to store Viagra for sex parties. That might all seem like the preamble for a new Netflix series, on which the scriptwriters still have to do a bit of work. ...
Pokémon Go and no sign of stopping: Apple’s App Store sales boom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 03:59:04 PM
.... Spotify also drew criticism for charging $3 more for a subscription through the App Store in order to account for Apple taking its cut. Despite these setbacks, consumers using apps to subscribe to services such as Netflix are proving to be a real moneyspinner, up 74% year-on-year to $2. ...
Star Wars and Trainspotting sequels help UK film production break records image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 04:43:34 PM
....Big-budget small screen productions which began shooting in the UK last year include the sixth series of Call the Midwife and the second series of The Crown. That show, which was produced by streaming giant Netflix, has been seen as displaying a production ambition the BBC can no longer afford to bankroll. ...
Does the Imperial revolt herald a new health warning for executive greed? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 01:29:10 PM
.... Chief executive Jeremy Darroch blamed fickle broadband customers, who are a bigger slice of Sky’s business these days. Others may think we’re in the early stages of a Netflix-inspired revolution in the pay-TV game. ...
Netflix targets BBC family audience with Lemony Snicket remake image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 07:00:21 AM
. Netflix is poised to launch its take on Lemony Snicket’s dark children’s tale A Series of Unfortunate Events, targeting the family drama audience traditionally catered for by ITV and the BBC. ...
Tim Wu: ‘The internet is like the classic story of the party that went sour’ image
....In chronicling the history of advertising you also discern cycles: a new medium appears, entrepreneurs find ways of using it to capture people’s attention that they then sell to advertisers; the advertising becomes increasingly intrusive and objectionable; eventually there’s a revolt or pushback. At the moment, you see mobile ad-blocking and the success of Netflix-type immersive content as signs of the latest revolt. ...
Apple rewards developers as App Store sales soar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 06:48:02 PM
.... . In 2016, Apple also also changed its revenue sharing deal with developers of subscription apps such as Netflix or HBO Now. ...
China hits back at 'extreme' tariffs from rival economies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 08:33:07 AM
....American politicians must “aggressively and comprehensively address the China problem” before it leads to full-blown conflict, Navarro has written. In a 2012 Netflix documentary based on Death by China, which Trump has described as “right on”, Navarro blames Beijing for the loss of 57,000 American factories and 25m jobs. ...
Film and TV ​streaming and downloads overtake DVD sales for first time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 12:01:34 AM
. Britain’s growing appetite for services such as Netflix and Amazon has helped push streaming and downloads of films and TV shows ahead of sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for the first time. ...
Procrastination? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:20:13 AM
....Procrastination, it's claimed, can affect student grades, drop-out rates and mental and physical health. Lecturers suffer from procrastination too, with academic Twitter feeds talking about "writing guilt" and the battle between marking papers and watching Netflix. ...
Syncing feeling image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:18:00 AM
....". Cherry Red's most notable success in sync licensing to date has been placing a song on the soundtrack on the hit Netflix show Stranger Things, which successfully applied to use the track Green Desert by German electronic music pioneers Tangerine Dream. ...
Sony Music sorry after hoax 'Britney Spears dead' tweet image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of December 2016 03:42:35 AM
.... It is not clear whether it was also responsible for the original false messages. Just a few days ago, it appeared to have hacked into the Twitter accounts of Netflix US and Marvel Entertainment. ...
Government pledges £400m broadband fund to help 600,000 homes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 12:01:31 AM
....4m properties, cannot access broadband speeds over 10 megabits per second. This is the level that the media regulator considers the minimum to reach a typical household’s digital needs, which it says includes film streaming in HD or viewing Amazon and Netflix TV, watching catchup TV services such as the BBC iPlayer, video calling and basic web browsing. ...
Sky should hold out for more from Rupert Murdoch | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 07:53:17 PM
.... The investment world has been fretting that Sky is losing its ability to raise prices. BT offers alternative football attractions these days, rich newcomers like Netflix and Amazon have arrived on the TV scene, and UK consumers’ real incomes may soon be squeezed by the fall in sterling. ...
The future of shopping: drones, digital mannequins and leaving without paying image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 03:59:02 PM
.... Shoppers can then find out if a pair of tight jeans will give them a muffin top. Retailers will also be able to use customer data to suggest outfits, creating a “Netflix style” shopping experience. ...

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