Apple Blocks Net Neutrality Tracking App From App Store

An app designed to monitor data speeds of certain apps to track potential violations of net neutrality has been blocked by Apple from appearing in the App Store, according to a report from Motherboard . The app, called WeHe, is designed to test the download speeds of seven popular streaming apps in order to determine if… Please follow and like us:

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Report: Netflix, Amazon, movie studios file suit against Dragon Box streaming device

It’s no secret that TV is having a renaissance right now. With the rise of streaming, smartphones and internet TV, an assembly line of scripted shows, movies and documentaries about all sorts of topics are in production. Along with sparking fierce competition, this has put high demand on the technology it takes to watch these content.… Please follow and like us:

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Disney CEO Robert Iger sees compensation decline to $36.3 million in 2017

LOS ANGELES — Robert Iger, the chief executive of Walt Disney Co., saw his total compensation decline 17 percent in the recently concluded fiscal year to $36.3 million, according to the company’s latest proxy statement filed Friday to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The drop from last year’s $43.9 million was due in part to a… Please follow and like us:

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Bamboozled: Netflix and fraud? How scammers are targeting users

Scammers often use the names and logos of legitimate businesses to try to trick consumers. This time around, the victim is Netflix, the popular streaming service and home to hot shows like Stranger Things, G.L.O.W. and Master of None. And you could be sucked in as a victim, too, if you fall for this scam. Customers… Please follow and like us:

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Netflix raises executive salaries, proving that ‘performance-based’ pay always was a sham

The big news Friday on the executive compensation front was that Netflix is converting some of its “performance-based” pay for its top executives to straight salaries, thanks to the recently-passed tax bill. But people may be taking the wrong lesson from the change. On the surface, it looks like the five executives covered by the change… Please follow and like us:

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Liberals are freaking out over the repeal of net neutrality and it’s hilarious

December 15,2017 –  FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced on Thursday the repeal of the net neutrality restrictions instituted by President Obama in 2015. And liberals are freaking out. “The Government Just Voted To Completely Screw Up The Internet As You Know It,” declared Buzzfeed. Mother Jones was even funnier, “Yes, Net Neutrality Is… Please follow and like us:

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5 things to know about the Disney/Fox deal and what it could mean for you

The media landscape was shaken up Thursday with the announcement that Disney will acquire 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets in a deal valued at $52.4 billion in an all-stock transaction. RELATED: Disney theme park attendance drops as prices rise The House of Mouse gets crazy like a Fox! Here’s what it’s going to mean to you… Please follow and like us:

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MS: FAANG Hot Streak Coming To An End

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (Alphabet) have been the market’s top stocks in 2017, but what does next year hold for these tech behemoths collectively known as the FAANGs? According to a recent research note from analysts at Morgan Stanley, collectively the FAANGs have added 4.3 percentage points of market capitalization to the S&P 500… Please follow and like us:

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10 smarter ways to watch TV

Catch your favorite shows pretty much anywhere. Do I binge-watch a 12-hour drama or 100 episodes of my favorite sitcom? Decisions, decisions. Pixabay Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix have fundamentally changed the way we watch TV. Want to watch six seasons of your favorite sitcom in 10 hours? On a plane? While sipping Mai Tais on a… Please follow and like us:

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Tech Industry Responds to FCC’s Plan To Kill Net Neutrality

United States Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai announced Tuesday his proposal to repeal net neutrality protections passed in 2015. Chairman Pai introduced the proposal in an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, in which he called the current net neutrality rules put in place during the Obama administration “heavy-handed internet regulations” that have stifled broadband… Please follow and like us:

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Disney considered buying Fox entertainment assets to compete with tech giants

LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co. has held talks to buy significant parts of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox media company, including its movie and television production studios and a handful of TV channels, according to two people with knowledge of discussions who were not authorized to discuss them. The talks — which were first reported… Please follow and like us:

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Warning: New email scam targets millions of Netflix subscribers

We’re getting word of a convincing new phishing scam that’s targeting Netflix subscribers via email. According to the cyber security firm MailGuard, subscribers are told that their billing information needs to be updated. The email directs them to a fake Netflix site, which asks for login and billing details. RELATED: Clark’s TV bundle will cut your… Please follow and like us:

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Netflix serves up big new subscriber gains

LOS GATOS, Calif. — Netflix sees its subscribers as hungry, and they’re still eating up what the internet video-streaming kingpin is serving up. On Monday, Netflix said “strong appetite” for its original content continued to drive the company’s results during the third quarter of the year, which included Netflix adding 5.3 million new subscribers, to give… Please follow and like us:

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Netflix Costs in the US Are About to Get More Expensive

Enjoy your $9.99 Netflix subscription while it lasts, because prices for the streaming service are about to go up—but only in the U.S. The basic single-screen streaming service will remain at $7.99. However, customers who pay for the “Standard” plan that allows viewers to watch Netflix shows on two screens at once will increase from $9.99… Please follow and like us:

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Video streaming pioneer Roku aims to raise up to $252 million with IPO

Roku Inc., the leading maker of devices for streaming internet video on televisions, hopes to raise up to $252 million with an initial public stock offering. The Los Gatos, Calif., company’s IPO registration filing Monday came the day after the growing popularity of streaming video platforms such as Netflix was evident at the Emmy Awards, where… Please follow and like us:

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