Silicon Beach Report Aug. 8: Walt Disney to Pull Content from Netflix and Launch Streaming Service

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Walt Disney to pull content from Netflix and launch streaming service, TYT Network receives $20 million from investors including Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo and Hopscotch signs 40 collegiate programs for sports app

Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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By now you probably know that Netflix is splitting its business into two parts: its digital streaming business (retains the name Netflix) and its DVD mailing business, which was its original business (to be called Qwikster). Frankly, I’m surprised Netflix doesn’t buy Hulu.

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M-Go Rolls Out On Vizio, Takes On Netflix

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M-Go, which is a joint venture of DreamWorks Animation and Technicolor, said the service gives users unlimited access to movies and TV shows, specifically pointing out that access will come much earlier than competing services from Netflix.

Streaming Wars: Netflix vs Amazon vs Hulu

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The big three options right now are Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, and they’re getting bigger: Americans are watching more than an hour of streaming content per day , a number excepted to steadily increase over time. Netflix Basics. A big draw for Netflix is the original shows.

Netflix, Hulu Test In-Hotel Streaming With Marriott

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Both Netflix , which has a substantial operation in Los Angeles, and Los Angeles-based Hulu are both considering an expansion into the hotel entertainment market, in a test with Marriott International , according to a report this morning. According to Bloomberg, Marriott is in a test which lets guests access Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, and other streaming media services through their televisions. netflix hulu marriott streaming video television demand

Miramar Inks Deal With Netflix

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Miramax and DVD rental and streaming firm Netflix announced this morning that the two have inked a streaming deal, covering the United Kingdom and Ireland. According to the two, the multi-year, digital licensing covers Miramax films, and will allow Netflix members in the UK and Ireland to stream titles starting in early 2012. netflix miramar streaming video license hollywood

Nearly Half of U.S. Households Have TVs Connected To Internet, Says Report

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househousehold now have their televisions connected to the Internet, and nearly that many have a subscription to Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu Plus, according to a report issued Friday. hulu television internet streaming netflix Nearly half of all U.S.

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Disney-ABC, Netflix Extend Streaming Deal

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Burbank-based Disney-ABC Television Group and DVD rental and video streaming business Netflix said this morning that the two have extended an existing, licensing agreement. The two said that the deal will allow Netflix to continue to stream library episodes from ABC Studios, Disney Channela, and ABC Family. The companies said that the Disney-ABC series will be available on Netflix 30 days after the last episode of each season airs.

VIZIO Pre-loads Netflix On Tablet

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Irvine-based VIZIO , the developer of HDTV and other electronic products, announced this morning that its VIZIO 8" Tablet with Wi-Fi is now pre-loaded with Netflix. The addition of Netflix comes about a month after VIZIO inked a deal to carry Hulu Plus on the tablet device. streaming video netflix computer hdtv tablet vizio

Netflix Steals Back HR Exec From Scopely

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Online movie streaming service Netflix has stolen back an executive from Los Angeles-based Scopely, to head up its human resources and talent management efforts. Netflix said on Thursday that it has named Jessica Neal as Chief Talent Officer of the company, to head up the company's group responsible for culture, human resources, recruiting, and coaching its team, according to the company. Netflix is based in Los Gatos, but has significant operations in the Los Angeles area.

Netflix Acquires Comic Book Publisher Millarworld

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Netflix , the online television streaming and entertainment company, said Monday morning that it has acquired Millarworld , the comic book publisher behind such characters as Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Netflix, which has significant operations in the Los Angeles area, did not disclose financial details of the acquisition. netflix millarworld merger acquisition kingsman publishing hollywood

Industry Needs Common Security Standards to Thwart IoT Attacks

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A silver lining has emerged in the wake of the massive and well-publicized denial-of-service attack launched less than two months ago by hackers using millions of IoT devices to cripple the websites of major companies like Amazon, Netflix and Twitter.

Silicon Beach Report April 20: L.A. Seed Funding Falls Sharply in First Quarter

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seed funding falls sharply in first quarter, Brian Lee and Ron Burkle-backed medical apparel Startup Jaanuu raises $5 million from retail execs, and Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso’s dramatic biopic releases Friday on Netflix

Netflix Expands In Hollywood

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Internet video streaming and rental service Netflix is in a major expansion in Hollywood, and has signed a lease fo 200,052 square feet on the Sunset Corridor, the company said Thursday. According to Netflix and Hudson Pacific Properties, Netflix will lease a significant portion of the ICON office tower at Sunset Bronson Studios, as part of a growth and content creation expansion here. Netflix already has major operations in the Los Angeles area.

Netflix Data: From Script to Screen

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -- Netflix Data: From Script to Screen. Ever wonder how Netflix leverages data and analytics to influence the shows and content they create? Hear it straight from Netflix's LA-based content data team themselves. See [link] (more

Netflix To Stream The Interview

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Online video service Netflix said Tuesday that it will start streaming The Interview , the latest online streaming service to offer up the title. Netflix announced the move on its Q4 earnings call Tuesday, saying it will offer up The Interview to U.S.

Netflix Expands In Cuba

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Online video streaming service Netflix --which has significant operations in Los Angeles--opened up its service in Cuba on Monday, one of the first companies back into the country after President Barack Obama''s move to re-establish diplomatic ties with the Communist country. Netflix will charge $7.99 netflix cuba streaming online video hollywood politics international

Is Your Company Independent or Co-Dependent?

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Disney Pulls Films From Netflix, Plans Video Streaming Service

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is pulling all of its movies from Netflix , the studio said on Tuesday, and plans to launch its very own, video streaming service. walt disney netflix streaming video content hollywoodBurbank-based Walt Disney Co. According to Disney CEO Bob Iger, in Disney's earnings call on Tuesday, Disney plans to launch its own direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019, rather than licensing its content to other online video streaming services.

Netflix: We're Now More Popular Than TV

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Netflix , which has major operations in Los Angeles, said today that a new, national survey has ranked its services more popular than even live, traditional television--at least, among those who have streamed a full length show online recently. Netflix said the national survey, run by E-Poll Market Research, found that its poll asking viewers "Where do you go most frequently when you want to watch a TV show?" netflix viewing television streaming survey

Netflix To Launch New, Original Content From India

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Online movie and television streaming provider Netflix , which has significant operations in Los Angeles, is launching its first, ever original series from the country of India. Netflix said today that it is filming a new, Netflix original series, based on the novel Sacred Games, by Indian author Vikram Chandra. Netflix said the series will be filmed in Hindi and English, and will be available to its members globally when filmed.

Netflix Announces Unlimited Maternity, Paternity Leave

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Movie rental and streaming service Netflix said Tuesday afternoon that it will provide unlimited maternity and paternity leave to its employees, during the first year after a child's birth or adoption. Netflix--which has a significant employee presence in Los Angeles--said the move is part of its move to make sure it can compete for and keep the "most talented individuals in their field". Netflix says it already has "unlimited time off" for its employees.

Silicon Beach Afternoon Report June 17: Activision Blizzard Sets Its Sights on Television

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CheckAlt picks up Klik Technologies, Activision Blizzard announces Netflix series, Los Angeles venture capitalist secures startup funds, and more

Netflix, The CW In New Content Licensing Deal

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Netflix , the television and movie-streaming service which has significant operations in Los Angeles, and The CW Network said last night that they are in a new, multi-year content licensing relationship. The two said that the new agreement between the two allows Netflix to remain the exclusive, U.S. netflix content licensing subscription television streaming

Netflix Drops Qwikster Plans

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Online video streaming service Netflix , in a dramatic reversal, said this morning that it will not be splitting the company into two, and will continue to offer both DVDs by mail and streaming movies. In a statement, the firm said it "moved too fast" in announcing the move a few weeks ago, where it said it would split its DVD by mail service into a new company called Qwikster, and continue on the path of streaming video with Netflix.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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Apple’s service revenue is growing, and they’re making investments to compete more directly in producing original content (against the likes of Netflix, Amazon, etc.). In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths.

Hasbro, Netflix Team On Kids Programming

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Beverly Hills-based Hasbro Studios , the content division of toy maker Hasbro, and streaming media provider Netflix said Thursday that the two are in an expanded, multi-year programming agreement. hasbro netflix content streaming video hollywood

Activision Blizzard To Debut Animated Television Series On Netflix

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According to Activision Blizzard, the studio has created Skylanders Academy , a new, animated series which will show on Netflix. activision blizzard content netflix streaming animated videogameSanta Monica-based Activision Blizzard says that it is branching out its content to the world of streaming television with its first, original title out of its new television and film studio, Activision Blizzard Studios.

Hulu Snags New Marketing Head From Netflix

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Wall was most recently at Netflix, as part of that company''s global creative team. Hulu said wall had headed up the Netflix "Watch Responsibly" compaign, plus campaigns for "House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black," "Arrested Development," and "Hemlock Grove". hulu marketing streaming executive television netflix

Hulu To Carry Epix After Netflix Falling Out

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Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu scored a major win this weekend, and has inked a deal with television network Epix , after Netflix said it would not renew and existing deal with Epix for its content. Netflix said it will stop carrying Epix movies at the end of September, and said that "now is the time" to stream movies from Epix on its service. movie content hollywood television streaming netflix epix hulu

Netflix Manifesto

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 -- Netflix Manifesto. Recently what looks to be a Netflix power point made its way around the net titled Reference Guide on our Freedom and Responsibility Culture. This document which looks to be a cultural manifesto for their salaried employees is well worth the 128 page read. See [link] (more

Netflix In Deal To Carry ABC's How To Get Away With Murder

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Netflix said it has inked a deal to become the exclusive streaming provider of the season one episodes of ABC's How to Get Away With Murder , the company said Friday. Netflix started making the first season of the series available on its service this weekend, throughout the U.S., Netflix has significant operations in Los Angeles. netflix murder hollywood streaming television series content

Netflix, Disney In UK, Ireland Streaming Deal

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Netflix and the Walt Disney Company announced this morning that the two have reached a deal to bring live action and animated films from Disney to Netflix customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. netflix ireland disney international content video licensing hollywood