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Netflix and Other Streamers May Start Cracking Down on Password Sharing

Perhaps you thought it was a checkmate against Netflix worthy of Beth Harmon herself? Why spend on a monthly if someone slipped you their password, and even built you a little “who’s watching” icon? But as the Associated Press reported on Friday, streaming services that have long accepted this loss of potential revenue may soon…

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Netflix is Expanding the’Ultraman’ Universe Using a New Movie

Netflix, Tsuburaya ProductionsFans of Netflix’s Ultraman series now have a new CG-animated Ultraman movie to look forward to alongside the second series of the show. The film will be produced in partnership with its original creator, Tsuburaya Productions. The Ultraman series itself—which debuted on Netflix in 2019—is a continuation of the original storyline from the…

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The Way to Maintain Netflix from gobbling up too much data

Netflix will blow through up to 7GB of data an hour if you let it. Here’s how to put the brakes on Netflix’s data usage. Ben Patterson/IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More You’d be surprised how quickly Netflix…

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Netflix animated series ‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation’ premieres July 23

Something to look forward to: A new animated series based on the classic 80s cartoon He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is coming to Netflix this summer. Masters of the Universe: Revelation, is being directed by filmmaker, actor and comedian Kevin Smith (Clerks) and features Supergirl’s Chris Wood as the voice of Prince Adam…

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Netflix investigates constructing an online hub around its initial content

With the streaming space becoming more competitive every year, Netflix may be working on an online hub to highlight the strength of its original content. A customer survey seen by Protocol suggests the company is considering creating a platform called N-Plus. “N-Plus is a future online space where you can learn more about the Netflix shows…

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The way the Former Netflix Exec Built a Brazen Bribery Scheme

Netflix’s former vice president of IT operations was convicted of taking bribes from technology vendors in exchange for awarding them contracts with Netflix, the US Department of Justice announced Friday. The former VP’s illegal scheme forced colleagues to use a variety of products, including one that suffered from “severe” performance problems and another that Netflix…

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Netflix IT exec Driven Workers to Utilize products from vendors that bribed him

Guilty verdict for ex-Netflix exec — Jury finds ex-Netflix VP guilty of awarding tech contracts in exchange for bribes. Jon Brodkin – May 4, 2021 8:57 pm UTC Netflix’s former vice president of IT operations was convicted of taking bribes from technology vendors in exchange for awarding them contracts with Netflix, the US Department of…

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The Top 10 most watched Netflix shows right now

Netflix was so keen on making Shadow and Bone — the streamer’s newest series adapted from a popular novel, in this case a popular young adult fantasy novel — that a few weeks prior to the series’ debut on Netflix on April 23, the company got some booktubers together, virtually speaking. The idea was to…

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Netflix snags 7 awards, nearly doubling its all-time Oscars tally

Viola Davis stars in Netflix’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”NetflixIn one night, Netflix has nearly doubled its number of Oscar wins.Heading into Sunday’s 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony, the streaming service had 36 Oscar nominations across 17 films — the most of any distributor in this year’s slate.By the end of the night, it garnered seven…

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Netflix is releasing 65 new movies in May 2021 – here’s the complete list

I really never thought I’d be saying this, but I’m sort of over Netflix right now. Truth be told, I would probably cancel my subscription at least for a while if not for the fact that so many family members use my login. We’ve seen plenty of news that suggests Netflix is about to crack…