Netflix and Roku shares surge ahead of Apple's video-streaming event

Business Mar 26, 2019

Netflix and Roku shares surge ahead of Apple's video-streaming event

Roku Inc. and Netflix Inc. rose ahead of a highly anticipated event Monday afternoon where Apple Inc. is expected to unveil a video-streaming service. Analysts have speculated that Roku, a platform for streaming services, could be a beneficiary from Apple's entry into the space. Meanwhile, ...

Japan's Netflix contender bets on youth-driven viral hits

TV Mar 15, 2019

Japan's Netflix contender bets on youth-driven viral hits

by Sam Nussey

On a Friday night at a downtown Tokyo television studio, 12 teen models with cutesy nicknames like "Ayamin" and "Kyokyo" are waiting nervously to find out who has won coveted spots on the cover of Popteen magazine, a Japanese fashion bible. The girls, sporting a ...

Netflix finally accepted in Tinseltown club — but not fully

Entertainment News Jan 24, 2019

Netflix finally accepted in Tinseltown club — but not fully

By earning its first-ever Oscar nomination for best picture with "Roma," Netflix has propelled itself into Hollywood's club of elite filmmakers, but the streaming giant's hybrid business model still hasn't won over its sharpest critics. Netflix on Tuesday earned a whopping 10 nominations for Alfonso ...