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Netflix makes its bug bounty program open to all users

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Netflix’s bug bounty program is now available to general public. This means now, everyone can try and find security bugs on the platform and report them in exchange for cash rewards. The bug bounty program was available to select users since September

Netflix adds video previews to mobile app

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Almost a year after it launched video previews for video content, Netflix is bringing vertical video previews for its mobile app. The new feature will allow Netflix users to sample content with 30-second video previews that are being displayed as

Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Hotstar vs Voot: Choose your pick

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In today’s age, digital video platforms have become a big thing. Most of the top companies are entering the web world. Binge-watching a series of episodes have become a new fad of sorts. The number of users binge-watching a show

Netflix supports HDR streaming on Windows 10

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Netflix has announced support for HDR streaming on Windows 10 platform. The feature will work on both Microsoft Edge browser and Netflix app on Windows 10. The company wrote in a blog post on Medium, “With HDR enabled, fans can

OnePlus 5T unable to stream videos in HD

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A new issue regarding OnePlus 5T has surfaced on the official OnePlus forums. A member of the OnePlus forum community was the first to notice that OnePlus 5T is unable to stream content from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Google Play Movies, and

Free Netflix subscription for six months to select Pixelbook & Chromebook users

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If you have picked up the Google Pixelbook or Samsung Chromebook Pro or Plus or planning to buy one before the year ends, then Google has an attractive offer for you. Anyone who buys any one of the three mentioned

Amazon and Netflix slug it out for the Indian audience

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Amazon and Netflix’s tussle for Indian audiences is getting heated by the day with both going aggressively after original and local content. Barely a week after announcing a partnership with Shah Rukh Khan’s banner Red Chillies Entertainment to bring a multilingual series based on the

Netflix teams up with Shah Rukh Khan for a new multilingual original series

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Video streaming service Netflix has announced a partnership with Shah Rukh Khan’s banner Red Chillies Entertainment to bring a multilingual series based on the book Bard of Blood penned by Indian author Bilal Siddiqi. “We have always tried to create world class content and entertainment from

Netflix raising $1.6B in debt to fund acquisitions and content production

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Netflix is acquiring an additional $1.6 billion in debt to fund “content acquisitions, production and development,” among other “general corporate purposes,” the streaming giant said on Monday. It is the sixth time the company has issued senior notes since 2013. Last week,

Netflix beats expectations yet again outstripping its own growth estimates for Q3

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Despite a recent price hike in subscription rates, Netflix is steadily growing both in terms of revenues and subscribers. Beating Wall Street’s expectations, Netflix added 5.3 million new subscribers this quarter, with 850,000 coming in the US and 4.45 million coming

Americans spent over 9.5B hours watching YouTube in past one year

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YouTube is undoubtedly the most preferred mode of video streaming on mobile when it comes to the US citizens. According to the latest data released by App Annie, Americans spent nearly a billion hours watching YouTube videos on Android this

Netflix adds HDR support for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Netflix, the global entertainment company has added Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to its list of HDR supported devices. The Note 8 is first from Samsung to get official Netflix HDR compatibility, first spotted by SamMobile. The Note 8 would be

Netflix acquires streaming rights of S.S. Rajamouli’s war epic Baahubali

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In a big push into the Indian market, Netflix has acquired streaming rights of S.S. Rajamouli’s war epic Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion for $4 million, reports Livemint. “On the content front we are doubling down on Indian investment to

Disney will launch its own streaming service in 2019

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Disney has decided to end its distribution agreement with Netflix in 2019 and instead launch its own streaming service. The company says that its new streaming service would be built off technology from the Major League Baseball founded video streaming

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld

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Netflix has made its first ever acquisition by purchasing comic book company Millarworld for an undisclosed amount. Two of Millarworld’s best-known comics, “Kingsman” and “Kick-Ass” are not included in this deal. Mark Millar, a Scottish writer, and former Marvel employee

Netflix beats Wall Street expectations with over 103M subscribers worldwide

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Netflix added 5.2 million new subscribers last quarter beating both its own expectations as well as that of Wall Street. The company is now up to 103.95 million subscribers worldwide pushing the stock up as much as 9.7 percent in after-hours trading after

Facebook in talks with Hollywood for original shows: Report

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Facebook’s fondness with videos is no secret. Now, to up its game, the social media giant is in talks with Hollywood studios for original scripted TV shows, in some cases offering up to $3 million per episode, according to The

Sun TV launches Sun NXT, a digital content platform for Android & iOS devices

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Now along with Netflix, HotStar and Amazon Prime Video, you have another streaming option to watch your favorite regional shows on Sun TV Network’s new digital content platform called Sun NXT. Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun TV has launched “Sun NXT”, an

Netflix and AIB are more popular in India than Facebook and WhatsApp: Mary Meeker report

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While the popular conception is that social networking sites like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter are the biggest reason behind growing Internet usage amongst people, the reality is that it isn’t networking or messaging but entertainment factor that keeps Indians glued

Netflix expands the offline viewing option to Windows 10 PCs

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After four months of launching the offline feature on Android and iOS platforms, Netflix has now expanded the feature to PCs also. Yes, now you can download all your Netflix shows on Windows desktop and watch them later. Netflix is