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Netflix’s new Dark Crystal reboot reaches back to the fantasy of Fraggle Rock

Netflix’s new Dark Crystal reboot reaches back to the fantasy of Fraggle Rock

There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching. Each Friday, The Verge’s Cut the Crap column simplifies the choice by sorting through the overwhelming multitude of movies and TV shows on subscription services and recommending a…
Netflix tests Collections that are curated by humans instead of algorithms

Netflix tests Collections that are curated by humans instead of algorithms

Netflix is testing a new Collections section that rounds up content into themed lists like “Watch in One Weekend” and “Stream & Scream.” Netflix told TechCrunch that Collections are put together by “experts on the company’s creative teams” instead of the algorithms that ordinarily recommend content to you on the main home screen. The feature…
Netflix confirms it won’t port its iPad app to macOS

Netflix confirms it won’t port its iPad app to macOS

Ever since Apple first announced that it would let developers port iPad apps to macOS, anticipation for popular apps debuting on the Mac has been high. But today, any hopes that Netflix would show up on the Mac as a native app were crushed, with Bloomberg reporting that the streaming service won’t be launching a…
It’s real and it’s spectacular: Netflix buys exclusive rights to stream Seinfeld

It’s real and it’s spectacular: Netflix buys exclusive rights to stream Seinfeld

full body dry heave — 5-year "global" deal begins in 2021; lands as services battle over classic series. Sam Machkovech - Sep 16, 2019 5:00 pm UTC
Netflix is testing a pop-out floating video player on desktop

Netflix is testing a pop-out floating video player on desktop

Netflix is testing out a new feature that could mean you never have to stop watching, not even while you work – it’s a pop-out video player, similar to the one you may be used to from iOS and macOS for any website or app that supports Safari’s native video player. Basically, that means you…
On Netflix and next projects, a night in genre-king Bong Joon-Ho’s lecture hall

On Netflix and next projects, a night in genre-king Bong Joon-Ho’s lecture hall

Who goes to a night lecture? — Ahead of Parasite's US release, the director treats Texas fans to pseudo film school. Nathan Mattise - Sep 28, 2019 12:10 pm UTC Enlarge / Seated in the simulcast overflow room for Bong Joon-Ho (center). Evidently the first ~350 person lecture hall filled up an hour and a…
Netflix reopens iconic New York theater to showcase its most prestigious films

Netflix reopens iconic New York theater to showcase its most prestigious films

Netflix has signed a lease to keep New York City’s iconic Paris Theater open, and will use the space to play some of its most prestigious films, the company announced today. The Netflix have plans to get into major theatrical distribution, but will instead use this to showcase their own films. The move comes at…
Oh My God, Netflix, Please Chill Out!

Oh My God, Netflix, Please Chill Out!

Surprise! I have nightmares. In my latest, I was stumbling through an eternal field in the dead of night, fog so thick I couldn't see two inches. Then, out of the mist, a carousel materialized. Carnival music jangled as the wide-eyed wooden horsies screeched round and round. The moment I jerked awake, the meaning was…
This is how Netflix plans to battle Apple TV+, Disney+ launches in November – MarketWatch

This is how Netflix plans to battle Apple TV+, Disney+ launches in November –...

Netflix Inc. is mobilizing ahead of the launch of two big new competitors in November with an armory of 59 new offerings next month, including the arrival of 43 original programs. The company NFLX, +1.00%  said the line-up changes will include “a lot of Christmas titles” added throughout the month, for both a U.S. and…

Netflix Optimized FreeBSD’s Network Stack More Than Doubled AMD EPYC Performance – Phoronix

Drew Gallatin of Netflix presented at the recent EuroBSDcon 2019 conference in Norway on the company's network stack optimizations to FreeBSD. Netflix was working on being able to deliver 200Gb/s network performance for video streaming out of Intel Xeon and AMD EPYC servers, to which they are now at 190Gb/s+ and in the process that…

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