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Topic: Netflix

Netflix will not offer programming on Apple TV service

03/18/2019, 09:03 pm

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Monday confirmed his company will not sell subscriptions or offer existing content to customers through an Apple branded video streaming service expected for unveiling on March 25.

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Nielsen to start sharing Hulu & Prime Video viewership later in 2019, could force concessions by Apple

03/15/2019, 02:03 pm

Nielsen will reportedly begin sharing viewership data for Hulu and Amazon Prime Video later this year, which could put pressure on Apple to allow the same with its new video service.

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Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions hires Terry Wood from Netflix to head up Apple original content production

02/07/2019, 02:02 pm

Oprah Winfrey has made an important move in a multi-year deal to develop original programming for Apple, by hiring Terry Wood, formerly from Netflix, as an executive vice president of Harpo Productions and put in charge of working on the content.

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Apple needs blockbuster acquisitions in gaming & video streaming to thrive, claims J.P. Morgan

02/04/2019, 10:02 am

To boost Services revenue, Apple should use its cash hoard to try to buy video streaming giant Netflix or video game publisher Activision despite neither being for sale, says analysts with J.P. Morgan.

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Soderbergh returns to iPhone filmography with 'High Flying Bird'

01/28/2019, 11:01 pm

Steven Soderbergh is back behind the iPhone for his latest film, this time for Netflix. The first trailer for "High Flying Bird," a film shot entirely on trio of iPhones was just released.

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Apple stock threatened by growing backlash against App Store revenue cut

01/18/2019, 10:01 am

Rumblings against Apple's sizable take from App Store revenues could have an impact on the company's stock, given the new focus on Services revenue, an analyst said on Friday.

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Netflix pushes up Standard & Premium prices in second major hike [u]

01/15/2019, 11:01 am

Netflix on Tuesday announced higher prices for its Standard and Premium tiers, potentially putting the loyalty of its viewers to the test. [Corrected Basic pricing info]

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Netflix kills in-app subscription option for iPhone & iPad users

12/28/2018, 04:12 pm

Joining some other prominent companies, video streaming service Netflix is no longer allowing new customers to subscribe via iTunes -- that is, by way of an in-app purchase on their iPhone or iPad.

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Munster predicts Apple to outperform FAANG stocks in 2019

12/26/2018, 09:12 pm

Longtime Apple analyst Gene Munster on Wednesday issued predictions on the 2019 tech stock landscape, saying Apple will outperform its fellow FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google) investment options on the back of a growing services business and consumer-minded company ethos.

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Holiday Gift Guide: These entertaining subscriptions are perfect for Mac and iOS users

12/18/2018, 02:12 pm

Even the hardest-working Mac or iPad user needs a break every now and again. And equally, these tools we use to work on are superb for teaching us new subjects too.

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Apple tried to win the rights to stream 'Friends'

12/06/2018, 11:12 am

Though it ultimately lost out to Netflix, which is paying roughly $100 million, Apple was one of the bidders for rights to stream the '90s sitcom "Friends" in 2019, a report revealed on Thursday.

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Disney's Netflix rival to launch in 2019 as Disney+

11/08/2018, 05:11 pm

Following a takeover of 21st Century Fox, Disney is moving ahead with plans to launch a streaming service chock-full of blockbuster movies and TV shows pulled from its increasingly deep well of original content.

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Steven Soderbergh's 'High Flying Bird' shot on an iPhone, gets distribution deal

09/11/2018, 03:09 pm

Netflix is slated to distribute the drama "High Flying Bird" from the award-winning Soderbergh, who also released another iPhone-shot film, "Unsane," in early 2018.

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Proposed law will force Apple, Amazon, Netflix to produce 30% of streamed video in the EU

09/04/2018, 07:09 am

Video streaming services from Netflix and Amazon operating in the European Union will be forced to dedicate a portion of their content catalog to local TV shows and films under proposals said to be close to becoming law, one that could also affect Apple's rumored video content efforts.

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Netflix's iOS App Store fee avoidance will only give 'modest' revenue boost

08/23/2018, 08:08 am

Removal of in-app payments for a Netflix subscription in some markets may be modestly beneficial to the company's overall revenue, but bringing the concept to the U.S. version of the app may not be that beneficial overall for the streaming service.

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Netflix tests removing App Store billing on iPhone & iPad

08/21/2018, 09:08 am

Netflix may be set to drop in-app payments for iPhone and iPad owners, giving the streaming service a greater revenue cut from people who still want to subscribe.

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Netflix and HBO's uncertainty may give Apple a content opening

07/18/2018, 10:07 am

Netflix had a bad quarter, and HBO is staring down big philosophical production changes under its new ownership. The pair may create the perfect storm that Apple needs for its upcoming content push.

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Dolby Atmos isn't on the Apple TV 4K yet, but it is a must for home theater fans

06/16/2018, 12:06 pm

At last year's September iPhone release event, Apple also unveiled the Apple TV 4K, supporting the latest video technologies like Dolby Vision and HDR10 -- but minus Dolby Atmos. AppleInsider delves into Atmos versus surround sound, and what you can expect when support comes in the fall.

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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign programming deal with Netflix

05/21/2018, 12:05 pm

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to produce films and series for Netflix, apparently denying Apple the opportunity.

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Amazon continues to claim top spot in Harris reputation poll, Apple plummets to 29th

03/13/2018, 08:03 am

In the annual poll that measures the reputations of various major companies, Apple has dropped all the way to 29th, after years in the top five.

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