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WATCH: Netflix warns users of phishing scams  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
The streaming service provider warned that hackers could be trying to get users' personal information through phishing emails. more
Netflix, Not Marvel, Responsible for Daredevil Cancellation, Says Star Amy Rutberg  Gadgets 360 · 8 hours
Daredevil star Amy Rutberg has claimed that Netflix was entirely responsible for the show’s cancellation. Everyone at Marvel was surprised, she said. more
Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Mowgli’ offers a darker take on Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’  TechCrunch · 16 hours
At first, “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle” might seem like an afterthought — or maybe a failed exercise in franchise-building. This new... more
The business case for serverless  TechCrunch · 1 day
Zack Kanter Contributor Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi. More posts by this contributor Why Amazon is eating the world While serverless is typically championed as a way to reduce costs and scale massively on demand, there... more
Hulu subscriptions, Anker projectors, and more are all discounted today  Windows Central · 2 days
Whether you're looking for new tech gear or household items, we've got you covered. There's never a shortage of deals available, but sorting through all of them can... more
Win a Roku TV and Wireless Speakers from Cordcutters  Windows Central · 2 days
The TCL 6-Series Roku TV is one of our top picks, so we're giving away two of them, and speakers to go with! The TCL 6-Series is one of those... more
What's new on Hulu in January 2019  Windows Central · 3 days
It's the return of Future Man. And other things not quite as advanced. This January we travel further into the future. Not just because it's a new month, and a new year, but because... more
Ditch cable and start your Hulu subscription for just $6 monthly  Windows Central · 3 days
Stay up-to-date with your favorite shows and more. We saw a lot of offers during Black Friday this year, but the hottest of them all was... more
Amazon Echo speakers now play friendly with Apple Music  TechCrunch · 3 days
Amazon recently said Apple Music would find its way onto Amazon Echo devices sometime soon — and sure enough, it appears to be rolling out now. more
DAZN is a boxing lover's streaming utopia  Windows Central · 3 days
Plus soccer and Cricket and MMA. If you're a fan of pugilistic pummeling of the boxing variety, you're gonna want to check this out. DAZN — pronounced "DA ZONNNNNNNNNE" (with optional reverb) — is a relatively... more
The new Palm is almost the MP3 player I want  TechCrunch · 3 days
The iPod Classic still looms larger as my favorite gadget of all time. Sure, plenty have lapped the device in terms of technology, while any lingering concerns about... more
Starbucks adding delivery services to more than 2,000 stores via Uber Eats  TechCrunch · 3 days
Starbucks is expanding its partnership with Uber Eats to more than 2,000 stores in the United States next year, about a quarter of all... more
Unofficial project uses MusicKit to create an Apple Music web player  9to5Mac · 3 days
One big difference between Apple Music and Spotify is that the Cupertino company doesn’t... more
Apple Music Connect Is Being Shut Down, to Disappear in May 2019  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Apple Music Connect was never very popular and it will be shuttered completely by May 24, 2019. more
Netflix Indian Original Film ‘Soni’ Gets January Release Date  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Netflix has quietly revealed a release date for its next original film from India, Soni. It will premiere January 18, 2019. more
SoundCloud’s new integration with Serato is a missed opportunity  THE VERGE · 4 days
SoundCloud is now integrated with the newest versions of Serato DJ, allowing DJs to search, play, and mix... more
Apple Music Connect to Shut Down, Suffering Same Fate as iTunes Ping  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today announced that its Apple Music Connect social platform for artists is in the process of shutting down, suffering the same fate as... more
YouTube Music turns its Top Charts into playlists  TechCrunch · 4 days
Earlier this year, Apple Music launched some of its top charts as playlist series. Today, YouTube is doing something similar. The company announced it’s making its YouTube Charts available as playlists in YouTube... more
Facebook Watch is finally growing as payouts get spread thin  TechCrunch · 4 days
Both Facebook Watch and Instagram’s IGTV have yet to become superstar video platforms, leaving Facebook at risk as more people seek streaming entertainment instead of status updates. So... more
Netflix is testing an instant replay feature  THE VERGE · 4 days
Netflix is currently testing a rewind-like function that will give users the ability to replay a specific scene more conveniently. The new... more
Netflix’s Tidelands was tailor-made for a nudity-based drinking game  THE VERGE · 4 days
The best media-based drinking games have simple rules, but will keep players consistently buzzed. Drinking every time someone... more
AMD Radeon Adrenalin 2019 adds in-home game streaming to phones - CNET  CNET · 4 days
AMD's annual update adds the ability to stream games from your PC to your phone, improvements to ReLive, HDR tweaks and more. more
Netflix Testing an Instant Replay-Like Feature That Lets You Rewatch Your Favourite Scene  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Netflix is reportedly testing a new feature that will allow users to rewind and rewatch specific scenes in movies and TV shows. more
The Winter 2018-19 TV Guide for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hotstar  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Selection Day, Star Trek: Discovery, True Detective, The Grand Tour, Runaways, The Orville, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt — here are the biggest new and... more
Grab lands $150M for Yamaha Motor to double down on motorbike on-demand services  TechCrunch · 4 days
Grab, the Southeast Asia ride-hailing firm that bought out Uber’s local business, has added another investor to its rolling cast of backers... more
Apple's Texture 'Netflix for Magazines' Said to Rankle Publishers  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Apple is back with another idea that it says will help rescue the industry - and getting a much cooler reception. more
Disney's streaming service can't save Daredevil, Iron Fist and Luke Cage - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Characters from Netflix's cancelled Marvel Television shows can't appear in non-Netflix series for at least two years, Variety reports. more
‘The Mandalorian’ cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano … and Werner Herzog  TechCrunch · 5 days
Lucasfilm has released an initial cast list for “The Mandalorian,” the live action Star Wars series that Jon Favreau is creating for the upcoming... more
Star Wars: The Mandalorian with Pedro Pascal -- plot, possible spoilers - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Everything we know about the first live-action Star Wars series starring Pedro Pascal as we await the Disney+ streaming service. more
Tencent Music shares rise on first trading day  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Shares in Chinese streaming music giant Tencent Music Entertainment rise 8 percent on first day of trading more
2019 TV shows you can't miss - CNET  CNET · 5 days
As Game of Thrones comes to an end and as Disney's and Apple's streaming services begin, here's the best sci-fi and geeky TV coming in 2019. more
What's new on Netflix in January 2019  Windows Central · 5 days
New year, new Netflix. Or the same old awesome Netflix. Whichever way you see it, really. It's time to get a little uncomfortable. Maybe it's because you see your childhood staring back at you... more
Apple Offering Discounts on HomePod to Apple Music Subscribers  MacRumors · 5 days
Apple this morning began offering promo codes to Apple Music subscribers that allow them to buy a HomePod... more
Apple offering discounts on HomePod to Apple Music subscribers as holiday promotion  9to5Mac · 5 days
Apple is currently sending out emails to Apple Music subscribers with promo codes to buy a brand new HomePod with a significant discount. So... more
Uber Sued by Defunct Startup Sidecar, Says It's 'Hell-Bent on Stifling Competition'  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Defunct startup Sidecar, which pioneered on-demand ride-hailing, is suing Uber, alleging it engaged in predatory pricing and anticompetitive practices. more
China’s Tencent Music raises $1.1 billion in downsized US IPO  TechCrunch · 5 days
Tencent Music, China’s largest streaming company, has raised $1.1 billion in a U.S. IPO after it priced its shares at $13 a piece ahead of a listing on... more
Gamer charged after alleged assault of pregnant woman streamed online  Global News · 6 days
A man who refused to stop playing Fortnite has been charged with the alleged assault of a 21-year-old woman after streaming the altercation online. more
Online liquor store Drizly just landed $34.5 million in fresh funding  TechCrunch · 6 days
Apparently, a lot of people realize at the last minute that they don’t have either beer, wine, or liquor in their home when they need it.... more
Twitch audience soars amid child protection concerns  Sky News · 6 days
Live-streaming service Twitch has increased its UK audience by 50% in the last year, Sky News has learned. more
Stream, play, and control everything with the $142 Nvidia Shield TV  Windows Central · 7 days
Add this to your living room. The Nvidia Shield TV 4K Streaming Player is down to $141.55 on Amazon thanks to a price drop to $149... more
Microsoft may use AI for its Xbox gaming xCloud dream  Windows Central · 7 days
Xbox and Windows gaming is going to become the Netflix of interactive entertainment. Microsoft is looking at streaming as the future of Xbox and Windows gaming with xCloud.... more
Original Content podcast: We sing the praises of ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’  TechCrunch · 7 days
Controversial opinion here: The Coen Brothers are very good filmmakers, and their latest movie, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” is also very... more
Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Reveals Episode Titles, Releasing 2019  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
There’s no still word on the release date for Stranger Things season 3 — Netflix won’t say more than 2019 at this point — but we do have... more
Tencent Music sued by investor ahead of $1.2 billion US IPO  TechCrunch · 1 week
China’s largest music streaming service has had a whirlwind year. With 800 million monthly users across multiple apps and a profitable business, Tencent Music Entertainment is... more
Apple Said to Acquire London-Based Music Firm Platoon  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Apple's reported acquisition of A&R and creative services company Platoon is aimed at tapping emerging artists for Apple Music. more
New Netflix Stranger Things season 3 teaser reveals episode titles - CNET  CNET · 1 week
"In the summer of 1985, the adventure continues." Get more clues as to what's in store for your favorite Upside Down kids in 2019. more
Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Dysfunctional superhero siblings investigate their father's murder, and maybe stop the apocalypse, in the new trailer. more
The Black Mirror card game isn’t soul-crushing enough to reflect the show  THE VERGE · 1 week
As the entertainment year winds down, Black Mirror fans are watching Netflix suspiciously, hoping for announcements about the fifth season of the technological-terrors show.... more
Netflix will release a new Ghost in the Shell anime in 2020  THE VERGE · 1 week
When it comes to anime, Netflix has been on a tear recently. In November, the streaming service announced that it was creating a live-action... more
Amazon Fire TV Recast Review  Windows Central · 1 week
Amazon makes watching and recording over-the-air easy — so long as you've got a Fire TV device. It used to be that getting rid of cable and switching to an all-streaming solution meant you probably would be giving up... more
Netflix just had a record-breaking November on mobile  TechCrunch · 1 week
Netflix just broke new records on consumer spending in its mobile apps, according to new data app intelligence firm Sensor Tower has shared with TechCrunch. In November, Netflix pulled in an estimated... more
How to stream every Marvel movie before Avengers: Endgame - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Are the MCU films streaming on Netflix? Hulu? Amazon Prime? Can I buy or rent them? Don't worry; we got you fam. more
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Watch Blue Planet II this weekend along with scientists on Twitter
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Bruce Springsteen’s Netflix special makes this a great weekend for The Indian Runner
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Netflix’s Tidelands was tailor-made for a nudity-based drinking game
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Netflix testing instant replay feature, but viewers say it’s distracting
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Alphabet Scoop 035: Google messaging mess, Pixel Slate, Chrome, more [Livestream]
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Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody crowned as most-streamed 20th-century song - CNET
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Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai testify in front of Congress [Livestream]
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How Searching star John Cho became convinced computer screen movies weren’t just gimmicks
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New Netflix Stranger Things season 3 teaser reveals episode titles - CNET
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Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET
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This is a terrific weekend for alternate realities
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Netflix has too many damn shows and everyone knows it - CNET
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Friends is staying on Netflix through 2019 - CNET
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Here’s where to watch the Flutter Live 2018 developer event [Livestream]
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Drake is our favourite artist of the year, says Spotify - CNET
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SNL lampoons Netflix’s spending on original content
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Every Christmas movie on Netflix: Christmas Prince 2, Princess Switch and more - CNET
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Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ music video had over 765,000 people watching live
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Bill Burr's F is for Family returns to Netflix - CNET
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Ultraman trailer reveals Netflix's new anime style for classic hero - CNET
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