The 4 biggest reveals from Roku’s first-ever earnings report

December 3, 2017

Image: Mashable Roku stocks are soaring after the company nailed its first earnings report since going public earlier this fall. While the set-top box maker is not quite profitable, it managed to post a smaller loss ($7.9 million) than Wall Street had expected ($12.7 million) thanks to especially strong revenue growth in ads and licensing its software. The company’s overall revenue grew to $125 million from $89 million in the…

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Netflix hopes to be entertaining us on grueling flights by 2018

September 29, 2017

The nightmare life: Netflix on plane TVs Image: Mashable composite: netflix and Nadir Keklik/ ap rex/ shutterstock In an attempt to expand streaming access( and obligate traveling more passable ), Netflix is taking flight in 2018. As Variety reports, the company announced at Monday’s 2017 APEX Expo that it’s looking to partner with airline carriers in hopes of sharing its low-bandwidth mobile streaming engineering with them to improve in-flight wi-fi…

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How ‘Black Mirror’ kinda predicted this iPhone X feature

September 20, 2017

We already know that Charlie Brooker’s dystopian line Black Mirror is the perfect, frightful commentary for our tech-filled occasions. SEE ALSO: Even Apple acknowledges Face ID can’t fully procure your sensitive data But rarely has it been so well evidenced than during Apple’s announcement of “animojis” — that is, dynamic 3D emojis that resemble your aspect. When you smile, frown, or sneer at the iPhone X, the device’s facial recognition…

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Netflix’s 5 most expensive shows (so far)

August 29, 2017

Image: netflix A lot of sound has been made about how much Netflix is spending in order to attract new readers and expand into new regions of the world. A Los Angeles Times report designation “Netflix is $20 billion in debt” revamped are concerns that the company was pushing more hard-handed, too fast. First of all, that’s technically mistaken, as Netflix has some indebtednes but is chiefly tied up with…

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Facebook Watch is gunning for the 23 hours a day you don’t spend on Facebook

August 12, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable Facebook’s 2 billions users spend about 50 minutes a day on Facebook, which begs the question: what does Facebook want you to do with the other 23 hours and 10 minutes of your day? On Wednesday, the company’s plans for that remaining time became clearer. Yep, it’s here: meet Facebook Watch. Facebook Watch marks the social network’s entry into the high-end video scene. It’s an arms race…

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7 Times The Person Who Writes The Netflix Episode Descriptions Ended The Episode Description With A Little Update About Their Life

August 10, 2017

Whoevers writing these episode descriptions has no hesitations using Netflix as her personal journal. 1. That era the person or persons sister had a baby 2. That age the person get scratched by her roommates cat 3. That occasion the person or persons was revealed by her sister 4. That duration the person or persons recognized she hadnt been exposed by her sister 5. That day the person got her…

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Netflix and Amazon on edge as Disney plans own streaming service

August 9, 2017

Studio will pull all titles from rivals and try to corner market in family-friendly fare from 2019 Disney is to pull its movies from Netflix and take on the streaming company with the launch of its own service from 2019, showing family-friendly fare such as the Toy Story films, Frozen and its forthcoming sequel, and The Lion King. The move is being seen as a potential major challenge to Netflix,…

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Experiencing poor Netflix video quality? You could blame Verizon

July 23, 2017

Verizonadmitted on Friday to throttling Netflixand YouTubevideo streaming after outraged customers took to Reddit. Comment from discussion beastmodecode’s comment from discussion "Netflix Throttle Megathread". In a statement to Ars Technica, Verizon claimed the problem was only temporary and didnot have an impact on video resolution. “We’ve been doing network testing over the past few days to optimize the performance of video applications on our network,” a Verizon spokesperson said. “The…

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Someone remade the ‘Stranger Things’ intro on an Apple computer from the 1980s

July 16, 2017

Image: netflix Let’s all thank the internet for Wahyu Ichwandardi, an illustrator and animator who thought it would be a good idea to recreate the Stranger Things intro on a monochrome monitor from the 1980s. SEE ALSO: Turns out we’ll get to see ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 sooner than expected Spoiler alert: it was a good idea. On the screen. pic.twitter.com/E8hT4rmB3N Wahyu Ichwandardi (@pinot) July 12, 2017 In progress: @Stranger_Things…

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Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

June 13, 2017

Its been a bad few days for tech stocks. The FANG stocks, a moniker used to collectively describe Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have had a rough two days on Wall Street. And even though Apple isnt included in the original FANG group (which was designed to describe a grouping of high-risk but high-reward mega-growth stocks), the company has also underperformed in the last two days. Heres a…

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