Update: YouTube, Netflix, Showmax and DStv Now all drop streaming speeds in SA due to lockdown

2020-03-30 15:23

Streaming platforms across Europe recently lowered streaming qualities due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Netflix is not giving away ‘free passes’ during the coronavirus pandemic

2020-03-24 12:01

A Netflix spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider that the company is not giving away free passes to people in isolation, as the messages claim.

The life and assassination of Malcolm X, the civil rights activist whose death remains a mystery

2020-02-21 17:05

Malcolm X's assassination could be reinvestigated by Manhattan's district attorney. Here's how he lived and died.

These were the apps where people spent the most money over the last 10 years - and binge-watching dominated the decade.

2019-12-26 12:02

Here's where consumers spent the most on streaming apps this decade.

Netflix just made it safe for companies to joke about sex on Twitter

2019-12-06 06:20

The meme asks users to provide a double entendre, and there are already hundreds of variations on the original joke format, many prompted by Netflix.

Big streaming companies like Netflix are looking to crack down on freeloaders who use other people's passwords and accounts

2019-11-12 07:02

The industry loses billions from shared passwords and accounts. But even if it stops them, the freeloaders may not pay for the services, anyway.

Apple TV+ officially launched in SA - here’s how it compares to Netflix, Showmax and Amazon Prime

2019-11-07 17:36

At R84.99 a month, Apple TV+ is slightly cheaper than Showmax and Netflix.

Netflix has focused on India as a key area for growth. Exclusive data tells the story of its progress.

2019-10-09 15:28

Netflix trails Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video in India, mobile usage data by SimilarWeb suggests. But early signs show a mobile-only plan could help.

The Chef Show: Why Netflix’s latest culinary adventure is sparking joy

2019-07-29 10:48

An extension of Jon Favreau's 2014 ‘Chef’ film, ‘The Chef Show’ is an accurate depiction of the passion, tradition and enjoyment that comes with sharing food and recipes with friends and family.


Netflix has rad car content to watch during the lockdown period

2020-03-27 04:30

As the lockdown period gets underway this week we scrounged around Netflix and picked the best car shows to stream. From Formula 1's Drive to Survive to the Story of a hypercar, binge away.

Covid-19: Netflix is reducing the quality of its streams in Europe to avoid straining the internet

2020-03-20 18:41

Netflix videos in HD use 3 GB of data per hour, which could put a strain on the infrastructure of the internet.

‘Netflix of gaming’ is coming, and video game makers are worried

2020-02-26 09:55

Game developers are worried Microsoft, Sony, and Apple are going to change the video game industry the way Netflix and Spotify changed TV and music.

A top Netflix exec dangled the prospect of an Obama-style deal with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

2020-01-22 08:16

A brief remark from Ted Sarandos, Netflix's Chief Content Officer, gestured to a possible deal like the one taken up by Barack and Michelle Obama.

Inside the fundraisers Silicon Valley's elite billionaire families hosted for Pete Buttigieg, where guests paid R40,000 to dine under a chandelier covered in 1,500 Swarovski crystals

2019-12-17 14:01

The South Bend, Indiana mayor has already gotten donations from 39 billionaires in the first 11 months of 2019.

Poland's prime minister accused Netflix of implying the country was responsible for death camps in a Nazi documentary

2019-11-13 14:13

Mateusz Morawiecki wrote to Reed Hastings insisting changes needed to be made to a map in the "Devil Next Door" documentary.

Amazon almost bought Netflix in 1998— and it inspired Netflix to drop the only profitable part of its business model

2019-11-10 11:07

Amazon offered to buy Netflix for $15 million, but current Netflix CEO Reed Hastings thought that number was too low.

Embattled SABC plans to launch a streaming service to take on Netflix

2019-10-24 17:39

The SABC's CEO said implementation of the streaming service has been delayed by funding.

'Breaking Bad' is getting a film sequel six years after the series ended. Here's everything we know so far.

2019-09-04 09:22

The Emmy-winning drama series premiered on AMC in 2008 and lasted for five seasons. A highly-anticipated film sequel will hit Netflix in the fall.

Elon Musk says that Teslas will be able to safely stream Netflix and YouTube 'soon'

2019-07-29 10:45

Streaming would only work while a car isn't moving and requires self-driving approval from regulators.

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