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Netflix pivots on net neutrality

In a tweet today, Netflix confirmed its participation in the July 12th Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality. This day of protest seeks to raise the alarm about net neutrality which is in danger thanks to a bill President Trump signed ov.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotJun 15th, 2017

Finn Jones Comes to Iron Fist’s Rescue

Actor Finn Jones explains how Iron Fist has improved heading into Defenders. With Marvel’s The Defenders debuting on Netflix tomorrow, we hopped on the phone with Finn Jones, the actor who plays Danny Rand aka Iron Fist. He gave us some insig.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Everything you need to know about Marvel"s Netflix shows before watching "The Defenders"

Marvel and Netflix's "street-level" heroes are finally assembling for their crossover close-up, The Defenders, in the wee hours of Friday morning, and we're so ready. Netflix has been studiously establishing each of The Defenders' four heroes in thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 5 min. ago

Congressmen call for investigation of FCC cyberattack claims

The FCC has claimed that the site it uses to collect public comment on its plans to roll back net neutrality rules was taken down by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack instead of crippled by a massive number of commenters brought.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Tribeca’s TV Festival aims to be a curator for television’s ‘golden age’

A lot has changed since the Tribeca Film Festival debuted in 2002. Netflix and Amazon, for instance, hadn't even launched their video-streaming services -- and now they're both two of the biggest players in the TV and movies indust.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Watch the new trailer for The Defenders before it hits Netflix on Friday

 If you’re a fan of Marvel’s Netflix television universe, you’ve got to be excited about ‘The Defenders,’ the mini-series arriving on the streaming subscription platform on Friday, August 18. In case you’re no.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 12 min. ago

The final trailer for "The Defenders" is all about Sigourney Motherf**king Weaver

Netflix is coming in with one last trailer for The Defenders ahead of its premiere, and this one is all about Sigourney Weaver's villainess. It makes sense. If you've got Sigourney Motherf**king Weaver in your cast, of course you're going to go o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

Democrats want investigation of net neutrality comment system outage

FCC hasn't shown proof that it was attacked, Democrats say in call for probe. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Kheng ho Toh) Two Democratic members of Congress today called for an independent investigation into the Federal Communications Commi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Alibaba’s profit doubles to $2.1B after another huge quarter of business

 Alibaba had another blockbuster quarter of business as its profits almost doubled. The Chinese e-commerce giant reported net profit of 4.7 billion RMB ($2.1 billion) for its recent quarter that finished June 30 — that’s up 94 perce.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Block and Unblock Internet Access on a User"s Computer Using C#

Language: .NET, Expertise: Intermediate - Control Internet connectivity on a user's PC via C#......»»

Category: dotnetSource:  devxRelated News16 hr. 28 min. ago

Shenmue III Is Being Published By Deep Silver

Developer Ys Net announced that the Shenmue III project has signed a global publishing contract with Deep Silver. Read Shenmue III Is Being Published By Deep Silver on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News20 hr. 28 min. ago

Shenmue 3 release update: PS4 action-RPG gets a publisher

It's still a while before the Shenmue 3 release date comes knocking, but Ys Net has provided a new update on the game, confirming a publisher is now on board......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News20 hr. 28 min. ago

Alibaba, Tencent, Didi and other tech firms pour $12B into mobile operator China Unicom

 China is about to take net neutrality to the next level after a group of influential tech companies that includes Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi Chuxing and JD.com agreed to invest nearly $12 billion into state-run mobile operator China Unicom......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 28 min. ago

Netflix Plans To Spend $7 Billion On Content In 2018

According to the Streaming Observer, Netflix plans to increase its budget by $1 billion dollars over the next year and spend over $7 billion on content in 2018. Previously, the company paid $6 billion in 2017 and $5 billion in 2016. From the report:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 21 min. ago

Article: Apple Sets Sights on Original Content

Apple is opening its wallet for original video content for the first time, putting it into direct competition with players like Netflix, HBO and Hulu......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Apple takes on Netflix, Apple Watch gets LTE, and iOS 11 has new app icons: Macworld Podcast episode 569

Guess how much money Apple is planning to spend on original programming next year. Hint: Not as much as Google is paying Apple to remain the default search engine on your iPhone. Plus, Apple Watch rumors point to LTE capabilities, and iOS 11 bring.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

The Defenders: Where Are All the Major Players?

With The Defenders about to collide, let’s catch up on where we last left Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and their friends and enemies. With Marvel and Netflix launching the long-awaited team-up of their "street-level Avengers.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

YouTube Has An Illegal TV Streaming Problem

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mashable: Most people turn to Netflix to binge watch full seasons of a single TV show, but there could be a much cheaper way: YouTube. You might be surprised to learn that you can watch full episodes of popula.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

The Future of TV Will Be Decided by a War for Talent

Netflix, Amazon, and more making big names like Robert Kirkman, Shonda Rhimes exclusive to their platforms — here's why that's changing the face of TV. “By the way, wait for the epic titanic battle for talent that’s coming,” FX Networks.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

Netflix’s ‘What Happened to Monday’ looks like Orphan Black-style sci-fi

 Netflix has a new original sci-fi film called What Happened to Monday available to stream on Friday, starring Noomi Rapace playing seven different characters. The movie’s fictional world has a global law against having more than one child.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

Apple original programming gets $1B boost in bid to take on streaming giants

Apple original programming will have a budget of $1 billion for the next year, which will be used by the tech giant to purchase and develop its own premium entertainment content as it takes on the likes of such streaming mainstays as Netflix. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017