Netflix Hires Former Video Game Exec, Hinting At New DirectionNetflix recently hired veteran video game executive Mike Verdu, which is seen as the video streaming service signaling that it’s looking to expand into the world of video games.
Federal Jury Convicts Former Netflix VP In Pay-To-Play Kickback SchemeA federal jury convicted Netflix’s former vice president of IT Friday for conducting a kickback scheme for years during the mid 2010s.
Bay Area Filmmakers' Oscar-Nominated Documentary Recounts Rise of Disability-Rights MovementBay Area documentary producers Nicole Newnham and Jim Lebrecht are nominated for an Academy Award for "Crip Camp," a dramatic story of the disability-rights movement which builds to a climax at a weeks-long 1973 sit-in at a federal office in San Francisco.
Netflix's Subscriber Growth Slows As Vaccinations Ramp Up, Rivals Gain StrengthWith vaccinations ramping up, Netflix kicked off 2021 with a big subscriber miss.
Netflix Tests a Possible Password-Sharing CrackdownNetflix is testing a possible crackdown on password sharing using popups that ask some users to verify their account via e-mail or text or to “verify later.”
Netflix Leads Golden Globe Nominations With 'Mank,' 'The Crown'After a year where the pandemic nearly emptied movie theaters, Los Gatos-based streaming service Netflix dominated nominations to the 78th Golden Globe Awards on Wednesday, with David Fincher’s “Mank” leading film nominees with six nods and “The Crown” topping all television series.
Netflix's Big 4Q Lifts Video Service Above 200 Million SubscribersThe subscriber milestone highlighted Los Gatos-based Netflix’s fourth-quarter results released Tuesday.
Netflix Raising Prices For Standard, Premium PlansThe streaming media company headquartered in Los Gatos is raising the prices on its standard and premium plans for US customers.
Netflix Reports Summer Slump In Subscriber GrowthNetflix’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months, the Los Gatos-based streaming giant said.
Apple, Facebook Among Major Companies Denouncing Trump Visa RestrictionsSilicon Valley giants Apple and Facebook are among the 52 companies and organizations in a court filing denouncing Trump administration restrictions on employment-based visas.
Netflix Is Investing $100 Million In Black-Owned BanksNetflix on Tuesday said it would invest in Black-owned banks in an effort to help close the wealth gap between Black and White America.
Netflix Announces Series On Colin Kaepernick's Youth From Ava DuVernayNetflix announced a new limited series titled "Colin in Black & White," from Ava DuVernay, based on Colin Kaepernick's high school years.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Donates $120M To Black Colleges To Help 'Reverse Generations Of Inequity'The CEO of Netflix says he will donate $120 million to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs),
What Companies Benefit From Coronavirus?Amazon and Netflix continue to do well as coronavirus isolates people in their homes, but many other companies have benefited or may soon.
Netflix Picks Up 16 Million Global Subscribers During Coronavirus PandemicNetflix picked up nearly 16 million global subscribers during the first three months of the year, helping cement its status as one of the world’s most essential services in times of isolation or crisis.