Post Tagged with: "Netflix"

Netflix Shareholders Pave Way for Stock Split
/ June 10, 2015 11:37 am
Netflix Shareholders Pave Way for Stock Split

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Netflix shareholders on Tuesday approved a big increase in the number of shares the company can issue, paving the way for a stock split. The vote came at the company's annual shareholder meeting after the closing bell, but investors seemingly predicted the move, as the stock rose more than 3 percent on heavier than normal volume.". Read More

Netflix, Marriott Pact to Stream In-Room Video to Hotel Guests
/ June 10, 2015 11:15 am
Netflix, Marriott Pact to Stream In-Room Video to Hotel Guests

Variety reports "Marriott and Netflix officially announced a deal under which guests at several of the hotel chain’s properties will be able to log in or subscribe to the streaming service via Internet-connected guest room TVs. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Marriott previously had been testing in-room streaming access of Netflix and Hulu services.". Read More

Netflix Seen Reaching 7 Million Subs in New Southern Europe Markets by 2020
/ June 9, 2015 1:31 pm
Netflix Seen Reaching 7 Million Subs in New Southern Europe Markets by 2020

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Cowen analyst John Blackledge in a report on Tuesday estimated that Netflix would have more than 1 million subscribers in Italy, Spain and Portugal, where it will launch in October, by the end of 2015.". Read More

Why Netflix Adoption of Video Advertising Would Be a Total Disaster
/ June 9, 2015 1:16 pm
Why Netflix Adoption of Video Advertising Would Be a Total Disaster

Variety reports "Netflix is spurning a $70 billion TV and video advertising opportunity — and there’s no doubt that’s the right thing to do. Last week, CEO Reed Hastings unequivocally shot down the notion that the service would include any ads, now or in the future.". Read More

Netflix Acquires Brad Pitt’s Satirical Comedy ‘War Machine’
/ June 8, 2015 2:04 pm
Netflix Acquires Brad Pitt’s Satirical Comedy ‘War Machine’

Variety reports "Netflix has nabbed distribution rights to Brad Pitt’s 'War Machine.' The satirical comedy, directed by David Michôd (“Animal Kingdom”) and based on Michael Hastings’ bestselling book “The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan,” marks the biggest film acquisition to date for the streaming service.". Read More

Netflix is coming to Italy, Spain, and Portugal later this year
/ June 8, 2015 1:56 pm
Netflix is coming to Italy, Spain, and Portugal later this year

The Verge reports "Netflix is continuing its steady march around the world. Southern Europe will be the next to get a taste of the streaming service, as the company has announced that Italy, Spain, and Portugal will get Netflix this October. They will join Netflix's list of roughly 50 countries that already receive service, 13 of which are fellow European nations.". Read More

If you stream video, chances are it’s on an Apple device
/ June 8, 2015 1:52 pm
If you stream video, chances are it’s on an Apple device

Mashable reports "Apple is in a "dominant position" in online video, according to a new study.Apple took a 62% share of "TV Everywhere" usage in the first quarter of 2015. That means nearly two-thirds of the the time someone started a video on services like Netflix or Hulu, they used hardware made by Apple.". Read More

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