Netflix

Netflix

Netflix is an american multinational entertainment company founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings, Marc Randolph, Mitch Lowe and Eric P. Meyer.

Netflix is an online platform that enables users to watch TV shows and movies on smart TVs, gaming consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. They provide its services under three segments: international streaming, domestic streaming, and domestic DVD.

The network allows members to access a library of one billion hours of TV shows and movies per month, including Netflix original series. Members can play, pause, and resume watching its content without commercial breaks. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services.

Netflix was founded in 1997 by Mitch Lowe, Reed Hastings, and Marc Randolph, and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Timeline

July 16, 2020

Netflix promotes its chief content officer Ted Sarandos to co-CEO.

Sarandos will also join the company's board of directors.

June 22, 2020

Netflix announces it is the new home to Cobra Kai, the series continuation of the iconic The Karate Kid film franchise from Sony Pictures Television.

March 20, 2020

The creation of this fund is part of an announcement Netflix made March 20th to set up a $100 million fund for creatives whose jobs have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

February 24, 2020

Netflix adds a new feature that will rank the 10 most popular programs on its service in a country.

February 19, 2020

Netflix announces it has acquired "Don't Look Up," a comedy written and directed by Adam McKay, with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star.

September 30, 2019

Netflix Makes Overall Deal With the Duffer Brothers.

September 16, 2019

Netflix gets rights to air 'Seinfeld' starting in 2021

The company announced Monday it would start streaming all 180 episodes of "Seinfeld" in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library.

September 16, 2019

Netflix paid $100 million to keep "Friends" on its platform for another year.

September 15, 2019

Netflix announced it had acquired the global rights to "Seinfeld.

September 2019

Apple announced its TV+ service will underbid cost $4.99 per month, lower than Netflix's entry-level plan.

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Anthony Ha
August 1, 2020
TechCrunch
Parts of "Say I Do," a new reality series on Netflix, will feel pretty familiar to fans of the streaming service's popular reboot of "Queer Eye." Like "Queer Eye," "Say I Do" stars gay men who are experts in a particular field -- in this case, interior designer Jeremiah Brent, fashion designer Thai Nguyen and [...]
July 31, 2020
WebWire
Today Netflix has announced the 5th and final part of La Casa De Papel, where the highly anticipated heist will come to an end. It is created by Alex Pina and produced by Vancouver Media for Netflix. Part 5 will consist of 10 episodes and starts production on 3 August. Creator and Executive Producer Alex Pina said: We've spent almost a year thinking about how to break up the band. How to put the Professor on the ropes. How to get into situations that are irreversible for many characte...
July 31, 2020
WebWire
BECOMING, a Netflix original documentary centered on Michelle Obama's eponymous memoir, has received four Emmy nominations. Produced in association with Barack and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions, this film directed by Nadia Hallgren, presents an up-close look at Mrs. Obama's worldwide tour in support of the publication of her book. Nominations for the 72nd annual Emmy Awards were announced yesterday and BECOMING is nominated in these categories: , , , , , , • Outstanding Documentary...
John Koblin | NYT
July 29, 2020
@bsindia
Netflix smashed the record for most nominations of any network, studio or streaming platform, breaking the record set last year by HBO.
Brooks Barnes and Nicole Sperling
July 28, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The studio agreed to a deal with AMC, the world's biggest theater chain, to shorten the exclusive window for new movies to 17 days from 90, likely changing the way Hollywood does business.
Alaina Yee
July 24, 2020
PCWorld
This basic computer comes together fast and costs very little.
DNA Web Team
July 21, 2020
DNA India
Chandrayaan-2 completes one year in space; all payloads performing well, says ISRO - The mission took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on July 22. The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was inserted into lunar orbit on August 20, 2019.
Ben Patterson
July 21, 2020
TechHive
The Google Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max just became the first smart displays to support Netflix streaming.
Brian Heater
July 21, 2020
TechCrunch
Google has long had a leg up on Amazon as far as smart screen video playback is concerned. YouTube is really the ideal service for these kinds of devices. Amazon, on the other hand, has a solid option for watching movies and TV on the Echo Show, in the form of its own Prime video [...]
July 21, 2020
WebWire
Netflix has confirmed the new cast members joining the fourth season of ÉLITE. Andrés Velencoso (Velvet Colección, Edha ), Manu Rios ( El Chiringuito de Pepe ), Carla Díaz ( El Príncipe ), Martina Cariddi ( Mientras dure la guerr a), Pol Granch and Diego Martín (Velvet, Familia) will be part of the universe of Las Encinas, one way or the other... Their characters will cross paths with the more seasoned Guzmán ( Miguel Bernardeau ), Samuel ( Itzan Escamilla ), Ander ( Arón Pip...
DNA Web Team
July 20, 2020
DNA India
Asteroids bigger than London Eye will fly past Earth in next four days, reveals NASA's watch widget - NASA's Asteroid Watch widget to track asteroids and comets shows that the "Asteroid 2020 ND" will move past Earth on July 24.
Anthony Ha
July 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Even though we did a lot of arguing about Netflix's new action movie "The Old Guard," we're mostly in agreement: The movie is both reasonably entertaining and astonishingly stupid. We didn't take issue with the basic concept, which sees Charlize Theron leading a small group of immortal mercenaries. But the plotting feels arbitrary and lazy [...]
July 15, 2020
New Scientist
New Scientist's weekly round-up of the best books, films, TV series, games and more that you shouldn't miss
July 17, 2020
WebWire
Netflix brings the next captivating South African Rom-Com to the world's screens with the upcoming title, Seriously Single. The comedy, featuring popular names Fulu Mugovhani, Tumi Morake, Bohang Moeko, and Yonda Thomas, will be released on Friday 31 July 2020 across the globe. Set in Johannesburg, South Africa, Seriously Single tells the tale of the serial monogamist Dineo (Fulu Mugovhani), as she navigates the modern-day dating world alongside her best friend and partner in crime,...
Shira Ovide
July 17, 2020
www.nytimes.com
For a start-up, not growing is basically the same as dying.
Reuters
July 16, 2020
@bsindia
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 123.53 points, or 0.46 per cent, at the open to 26,746.57
Brand Post
July 16, 2020
CIO
Innovative partnerships optimize data and AI to create new customer experiences.
July 16, 2020
WebWire
Link (YouTube ) Link (Instagram) to the video asset Netflix unveiled an exciting lineup of 17 original stories, including six new films and two new series. From thrillers to romantic comedies to lighthearted dramas, this unparalleled and diverse collection of entertaining stories will launch on Netflix in the coming months. Monika Shergill, VP-Content, Netflix India said, "We are excited to share our lineup of stories across formats and multiple genres. We know our me...
July 15, 2020
WebWire
, , , , • Netflix and Gaumont announce new comedy-action CGI animated series Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles based on the globally successful 35-year-old comic book, Usagi Yojimbo, from award-winning creator Stan Sakai. , , • The series takes place in the far future, set in a world that mixes modern high-tech images with classic Japanese references. It follows the teenage Rabbit Samurai Yuichi, descendent of the great warrior Miyamoto Usagi, on his epic quest to become a true samurai....
Anthony Ha
July 14, 2020
TechCrunch
The next big media streaming service arrives tomorrow, as NBCUniversal launches Peacock. The service has already been available to parent company Comcast's Xfinity X1 and Flex cable customers since April, but tomorrow marks the launch to a general audience, with anyone in the United States able to sign up and access Peacock on a range [...]
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