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Analysis: Is Netflix envy over in Hollywood? Not quite

Aug 11 (Reuters) – Over an earnings period that appeared to signal the end of Netflix envy, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) restored hopes that growth in the streaming business will continue. But Disney, which edged past Netflix as streaming leader by global subscribers last quarter, is the outlier among its media peers. read more The […]

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Breakingviews – Disney turns screws on Netflix

Tamim Fares, regional Director of Disney+, speaks at a press event ahead of launching a streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa, at Dubai Opera in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Yousef Saba Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Walt Disney […]

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Breakingviews – Big Tech in finance? There’s a regulator for that

The logo for Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Technology companies have stormed the heights of consumer finance, but they don’t face the regulation […]

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S&P 500, Nasdaq register biggest monthly gains since 2020

Apple sees continued strength in demand for iPhone Amazon expects higher revenue in third quarter Intel cuts annual forecasts, shares slide Oil giants Exxon, Chevron jump after record revenue Indexes: Dow up 1%, S&P 500 up 1.4%, Nasdaq up 1.9% NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks added to their recent rally on Friday […]

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Netflix sues creators of alleged ‘Bridgerton’ knockoff

Cast and crew members attend the world premiere for the second season of the Netflix show “Bridgerton” in London, Britain March 22, 2022. REUTERS/May James Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 29 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) on Friday sued the creators of an alleged unauthorized musical stage production of its […]

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Netflix’s ‘Gray Man’ marketing blitz: emojis, TV ads and a tram

LOS ANGELES, July 28 (Reuters) – The Gray Man has his own emoji, he has sprinted across 3D billboards from Krakow to Seoul, and he has battled bad guys in more than 1 00 TV ads. Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) launched one of its largest marketing campaigns ever to make sure audiences around the world knew […]

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Apple’s privacy changes, TikTok competition inescapable for Meta, for now

A smartphone with Facebook’s logo is seen in front of displayed Facebook’s new rebrand logo Meta in this illustration taken October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Stiff competition from TikTok and Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) privacy changes will remain a cause for concern […]

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Netflix back up after brief streaming outage

A Netflix logo is shown on a TV screen in this illustration taken May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 27 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) streaming services were back up after facing a brief disruption across all devices, the company said on Wednesday evening. At its […]

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Social media revenue growth expected to slow as TikTok, Apple compete

Apple logo is seen in this illustration taken March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 21 (Reuters) – Wall Street is bracing for the slowest global revenue growth in the history of the social media sector, as intensifying competition from TikTok and Apple in advertising threaten […]

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How Netflix plans to find its inner ‘Star Wars’

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (Reuters) – Netflix (NFLX.O) broke Hollywood’s rules to create a $82 billion global streaming colossus that the rest of the entertainment industry rushed to copy. But as growth slows, it is looking backwards for a way forward, borrowing a page from Walt Disney’s (DIS.N) playbook. The company that changed the way […]