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May 1, 2019
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Netflix announces improved audio quality for Apple TV 4K users and more

Netflix announced today that it has taken sound quality to “another level” for viewers. With this update, Netflix says that users will get to experience audio quality that is “closer to what creators hear in the studio.” more… The post … Continue reading

April 7, 2019
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Netflix disabled AirPlay because it isn’t being told what device is getting the stream

Netflix has elaborated on the "technical reasons" why it has disabled AirPlay, and claims that since it can’t tell what device the stream is being sent to because of changes in the protocol, it won’t allow the feature. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

March 19, 2019
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Netflix says it won’t be a part of Apple’s upgraded TV app, analysts still skeptical of Apple’s plans

We’re just a week away from the expected announcement of Apple’s streaming video service. While details are still sparse, a report earlier today listed five TV shows that have already wrapped shooting. Despite the looming unveil, however, analysts remain skeptical … Continue reading

December 20, 2018
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Facebook tries to explain why Netflix & Spotify were given access to user messages

Yesterday evening, a report offered details on Facebook’s data sharing relationships with over 150 different companies. One of the more jarring allegations related access to messages data. Facebook, however, disputes the details and says it did not disclose people’s private … Continue reading

December 16, 2018
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Netflix earned $790M from iOS alone in 2018 as subscription apps dominate year-end ‘top grossing’ chart

Subscription apps have become incredibly common on iOS over the last several years. As 2018 comes to a close, app analytics firm Sensor Tower has compiled a list of the highest grossing applications for iPhone and iPad worldwide this year. … Continue reading

March 9, 2018
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Report: President Obama nearing content deal with Netflix, but Apple is also interested

Thus far, Apple has inked deals with some major entertainment names for its original video platform. A new report form The New York Times today highlights another potential effort, this time involving former president Barack Obama… more… 9to5Mac

August 9, 2017
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Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

During its earnings report this afternoon, Disney announced that it will cut ties with Netflix in favor of creating its own streaming service. Come 2019, Disney says that it will launch its own streaming service, while the long-awaited ESPN streaming … Continue reading

July 22, 2017
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Verizon Wireless confirms it throttled Netflix streams as part of traffic optimization trial

Verizon Wireless has been throttling video feeds from Netflix over the course of this week, with the carrier claiming it is part of a temporary trial of system to optimize traffic from video streaming services without impacting quality, though customer … Continue reading

November 30, 2016
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Netflix enables downloads of select content for offline viewing on iOS, Android

Netflix has deployed the ability to download select TV shows and movies from its catalog, with most of the initial offerings coming from the company’s unique programming. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 14, 2016
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Eddy Cue: Apple not trying to compete with Netflix or Comcast, seeking to be a delivery platform instead

In an interview published on Thursday, Eddy Cue — Apple’s senior VP of Internet Software and Services — dismissed any interest in the company creating its own TV shows, and addressed other topics like "skinny" channel bundles and a rumored … Continue reading

October 5, 2010
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Google tv to Launch Later This Month: Apps, Netflix Streaming, AirPlay-Like Video Capabilities

Google nowadays launched an intensive mini-web page dedicated to the Google television, the company’s service announced past this year designed to combine television watching and the internet. certainly one of our objectives with Google television is to at last open … Continue reading