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Netflix implements playback speed controls on Android

Netflix gets speed controls on Android. (Source: Google Play Store)Netflix is reportedly rolling out a feature by which a user can make content go forward or backward at different rates. This facility has apparently been under consideration at the streaming giant for years, and may benefit those with sensory impairments. However, it is only available…

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Netflix drops trailer for Ryan Murphy’s Nurse’Ratched’ source story

Netflix released a trailer Tuesday for its forthcoming series “Ratched,” giving viewers a first look at Sarah Paulson’s version of the iconic nurse, who was introduced in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” and then was featured in the 1975 Academy Award-winning film of the same name.”You know the legend, but…

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Netflix Targets the ‘World’s Most Wanted’ Criminals

There are varying degrees of bad guys, and per its title, World’s Most Wanted is about the absolute worst of the worst. A six-part Netflix docuseries whose each installment fixates on a different fugitive, it’s a true-crime effort (premiering Aug. 5) that aims to further raise the profile of the globe’s chief villains—and, in doing…

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New Netflix phishing scam has a clever way of appearing legitimate

In a nutshell: Phishing scams have been around for as long as email, but a new campaign targeting Netflix subscribers is particularly clever in the way it circumvents security software and tricks victims into believing it’s legitimate. Spotted by researchers from cloud office security company Armorblox, the phishing email claims to come from Netflix Support…

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Obamas’ Netflix Documentaries ‘American Factory,’ ‘Becoming’ Score Seven Emmy Nominations

Hollywood elites showed their love for Barack and Michelle Obama by bestowing their two Netflix documentaries American Factory and Becoming with a total of seven Emmy Award nominations. Netflix received a total of 160 nominations on Tuesday, more than any other network or streaming service. HBO came in second with 107. Both Obama documentaries were…

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Netflix is now streaming on Google smart displays

Tell your Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max, “Hey Google, play Queer Eye.” Google If you’ve bought a smart display or thought about buying one, you may have asked, “Can I watch Netflix on it?” Until now, watching the popular streaming service wasn’t an option on Google smart displays. Google on Tuesday announced Netflix integration…

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Netflix is now available on Google’s Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max

Google’s Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays have beaten Amazon in being the first to get official support for streaming Netflix content. Starting today, you can link your Netflix subscription through the Google Home or Assistant app to watch its content on your Google Nest-branded smart display. After that, you can call out…

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Netflix is finally available on the Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max

Smart Displays are handy devices, whether you place them in your kitchen to assist you while cooking, next to your bed to have a quick glance at the weather in the morning, or in your kid’s room to watch YouTube videos while you change their diapers. Unfortunately, until now, they weren’t able to play your…

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Netflix tests new low-cost subscription plan in India

Netflix is testing a new low-cost subscription tier in India as the on-demand video streaming service looks to court more subscribers in Asia’s third-largest economy. The American giant has unveiled a “Mobile+” plan for some new and existing subscribers in India that delivers streaming in high-definition (HD) quality and supports viewing across mobile, tablet, and…

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Why Netflix shares are down 10%

Today after the bell, Netflix reported its Q2 financial performance. After its second-quarter numbers were out, the popular video streaming service saw its value drop sharply, with its shares off 10% in after-hours trading as of the time of writing. What happened to the high-flying Netflix, a company that you might have expected to report…