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Netflix posts biggest subscriber increase ever — stock tanks in response

Despite announcing record subscriber gains and surging past 81.5 million subscribers, Netflix stock dropped today due to fears over slowing growth. Meanwhile, Netflix continues to double down on plans for global expansion, and bolstering…
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Amazon primes streaming video service to take on Netflix, Hulu 2:37

It looks like it’s game on between streaming video titans Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Plus, Google Books wins out in court, more criticism for GITS movie.
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New Netflix series to center on billion-dollar Brazil corruption scandal

Netflix has teamed up once again with Narcos director Jose Padilha for a new original series that will follow the Brazilian corruption story known as Operation Car Wash, which alleges some serious money laundering.
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Naomi Watts becomes latest A-lister on the Netflix train with new thriller series

Naomi Watts has been cast as the lead in Netflix's upcoming psychological thriller Gypsy, which will include 10, one-hour long episodes about a therapist who starts getting a little too involved with people in her patient's lives.
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5 shows and movies to stream: Kimmy Schmidt, Inherent Vice, and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: Inherent Vice, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and more.
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This new app brings Tinder-style swiping to movie and TV viewing

Mighty TV is a new app that uses Tinder-style left and right swipes to quickly dial in TV show and movie recommendations for its users, which they can then start watching right from their mobile devices.
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A Brooklyn man just watched TV for 94 hours straight

Validating every stereotype about Millennials ever, a 25-year-old Brooklyn man just set a new Guinness World Record for the longest time spent binge watching television. The new time to beat? 94 hours.
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As Netflix says ‘no’ to streaming abroad, viewers skirt the rules … or leave

Netflix users are skirting its ban on international streaming with VPNs, but Netflix is stamping them out as soon as they pop up. Where does this end?
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Netflix has some excellent news for Top Gear fans

Netflix said Tuesday it plans to stream the all-new Top Gear show internationally. The agreement means the BBC-produced car show will be well placed to take on Amazon's upcoming offering featuring the three guys that presented the original.
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Netflix quietly rolled out HDR on a show you probably aren’t watching

Netflix has stealthily begun the slow rollout of its promised 4K HDR support to compatible televisions, but only on one season of one show, and it may not be the one you were hoping for.
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Mark your calendar: Netflix sets premiere dates for The Crown, Marco Polo season 2

More Netflix originals are coming your way. The Internet TV network has announced two important premiere dates, one for new, royal-centric series The Crown and another for season two of Marco Polo.
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Netflix tops HBO as the best original program creator, says new survey

Netflix is still giving HBO a run for its money, perhaps more so now than ever. A new survey by Morgan Stanley finds that more American consumers rate Netflix as having the best original programming than do HBO.