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Netflix amps up India slate with 10 new original films

Netflix amps up India slate with 10 new original films

Mumbai: Continuing its investment in Indian content, global streaming giant Netflix on Monday announced a slate of 10 new original films, across a range of genres and subjects. With these additions, a total of 15 new original Indian films — including previously announced titles “Music Teacher”, “Cobalt Blue”, “Chopsticks”, “Upstarts”[Read More…]

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings departs from Facebook Board

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings departs from Facebook Board

San Francisco: Facebook, which is reportedly spending $1 billion on producing original content, has announced that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will not rejoin the company’s board as a director. Peggy Alford, currently senior vice president of Core Markets for PayPal, will be nominated to join the board of directors, Facebook[Read More…]

Apple set to launch Netflix-style streaming service

Apple set to launch Netflix-style streaming service

San Francisco: Apple is expected to launch a slew of new products at its Cupertino headquarters in California on Monday, including a Netflix competitor, a revamped news service and a subscription-based gaming offering. The event, to be hosted at the Steve Jobs theatre on campus, will herald a new era[Read More…]

Animated show 'Battle Kitty' to woo kids on Netflix

Animated show ‘Battle Kitty’ to woo kids on Netflix

  Los Angeles: Taking the interactive animation format for children a notch higher, Netflix has announced a new show “Battle Kitty”, based on a concept emerging from its creators’ Instagram posts. The kitty is small, fluffy and rocks a fierce pink bow. She uses its super-strength to defeat all the monsters[Read More…]

Streaming giant Netflix gained 9.6 mn customers in first quarter

Netflix won’t be part of Apple streaming platform

By Radhika Bhirani Los Angeles: Ahead of the launch of Apple’s streaming service, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said his company will not integrate its services with the upcoming platform. “Apple’s a great company. (But) we want to have people watch our content on our service, and so we have[Read More…]

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