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2019 Oscar predictions: Who’s going to win, who should win, and who got snubbed

Will Roma finally give Netflix an Oscar? Can Bohemian Rhapsody translate its awards-season momentum into an Academy Award for Rami Malek? Will Black Panther get blanked? Here are our predictions for the 2019 Oscars. The post 2019 Oscar predictions: Who’s going to win, who should win, and who got snubbed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Roma, Rami Malek, Movies & TV, Oscar predictions, 2018 Oscars, 2018 Academy Awards


Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphones usher in a new era of faster WiFi known as WiFi 6. Here's what that means

Samsung's new flagship phone has officially ushered in a new era of faster WiFi. The company announced that Samsung's latest lineup of devices will support WiFi 6. WiFi 6 is not only faster than the current version, it has other benefits, too. As of yet, Apple hasn't been publicly talked about support for WiFi 6, although rumor has it that it will discuss it when it announces its next version of iOS.   While the world has been waiting with bated breath for the rollout of 5G, there's a new, an...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Chromecast, Netflix, Huawei, Samsung Electronics, MIMO, Keith Shaw, Broadcom Qualcomm, VMware Cisco


Netflix has renewed 'The Haunting of Hill House' for season 2, and revealed its new title

Netflix announced on Thursday that it had renewed its hit horror series from last year, "The Haunting of Hill House," for a second season with a new story and new characters. Series director Mike Flanagan signed a multiyear TV deal with Netflix. Horror fans should prepare to return to Hill House — sort of. Netflix announced on Thursday that it had renewed its hit horror series, "The Haunting of Hill House," for a second season to premiere in 2020 called "The Haunting of Bly Manor," focused on...
Tags: Apple, Stephen King, Trends, Netflix, Flanagan, Crain, Gerald, Hill House, Mike Flanagan, Trevor Macy, Haunting of Hill House, Netflix Horror


Eminem called out Netflix for canceling 'The Punisher,' but data suggests the show's audience had declined dramatically

Eminem called Netflix out on Twitter on Wednesday for canceling "The Punisher." But data showed that viewership for the Marvel series had dropped significantly.  Eminem is a huge fan of Netflix's Marvel series, "The Punisher." Too bad the streaming giant just canceled it. Netflix canceled "The Punisher" on Monday along with "Jessica Jones," putting an official end to its Marvel TV universe that also included "Daredevil," "Luke Cage," and "Iron Fist" (all of which were canceled late last year)...
Tags: Marvel, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Eminem, Donald Trump, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Marshall Mathers, Netflix Marvel, Michael D Antonio, Disney Netflix


Netflix bought a Chinese sci-fi movie that could become the country's biggest box-office hit of all time

Netflix has acquired the rights to Chinese sci-fi movie, "The Wandering Earth." The movie has grossed $610 million at the Chinese box office, and is on its way to becoming the country's biggest movie of all time. Chinese audiences can't get enough of new sci-fi movie, "The Wandering Earth," and now even more people will be able to see it thanks to Netflix's global reach. Netflix announced on Thursday that it had bought the rights to the blockbuster to stream it in over 190 countries, and tran...
Tags: Asia, UK, China, Disney, Trends, Earth, Netflix, Frant Gwo, Liu Cixin The Wandering Earth


DC Universe is off to a hot start with 3 original TV series that rival Netflix in quality, but it has a big challenge ahead

DC Comics and Warner Bros.' streaming service, DC Universe, launched five months ago, and just debuted its third original program, "Doom Patrol," to critical acclaim. The mobile app has passed 1 million installations on the App Store and Google Play, according to mobile markets insights company Sensor Tower, and has momentum behind it. DC Universe told Business Insider that the biggest upticks in free-trial sign-ups, aside from the initial launch, have corresponded with the premiere of new ori...
Tags: Google, Dc Comics, NFL, Trends, Netflix, Harley Quinn, Warner Bros, Donald Trump, Rotten Tomatoes, Aquaman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clinton, Jim Lee, Carver, CSG, DC Universe


Why Customer Experience is the New Brand

This is a guest post from Avery Steinhauer on behalf of Ayima. In 1998, home video and rental company Netflix only had 30 employees and 925 titles in their inventory. However, as the video rental market started to decline in the 2000s, the company saw the potential in personalisation and the way in which it was changing the digital market. In 2006, they offered $1 million (£760,000) to anyone who could improve their recommendation system. Over the years, Netflix has dedicated resources and effor...
Tags: Business, UK, Marketing, Customer Experience, Customer Service, Empathy, Netflix, Allwood, Ayima, Consumer Behaviour, Great Customer Experience, Avery Steinhauer, Alex Allwood


Apple's stubborn refusal to make a cheap iPhone resulted in its biggest sales decline in 3 years

Apple saw its biggest iPhone sales decline in almost three years over the holiday quarter, according to new Gartner data. That ties in with an overall pattern of declining smartphones sales globally. But Chinese brands bucked the trend, with Huawei and Oppo boosting phone sales thanks to their broad appeal in emerging markets like China and India. Part of the reason Apple is losing market share is because it doesn't offer a cheap iPhone and relies on existing owners upgrading their phones. Ap...
Tags: Apple, China, India, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Gartner, Huawei, Latin America, China India, Gupta, Anshul Gupta


Mark Zuckerberg has started his 2019 challenge of doing public debates — here are the highlights from the first one (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg took part in an interview with Harvard Law School professor Jonathan Zittrain. It's part of the billionaire Facebook CEO's challenge for 2019 to take part in public debates about the impact of tech on society.  The discussion touched on a number of topics, including privacy and the blockchain. He also had one awkward gaffe, when he apparently forgot about the Facebook Portal speaker. Mark Zuckerberg has kicked off his personal challenge for 2019 of engaging in public debates a...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Information, Netflix, Hillary Clinton, Signal, Zuckerberg, Harvard Law School, Jonathan Zittrain, Zittrain, Facebook Connect, Amazon Alexa, Facebook Every, Facebook Portal, Harvard Law School Here


What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in March 2019

Our complete list of what's new on Netflix for March 2019 and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on your bingeing, and also ensure you don't miss any titles heading into the streaming ether. The post What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in March 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, Streaming, What's New, Movies & TV, Monthly


Samsung's new wireless earbuds can do one crucial thing that Apple's AirPods can't

Samsung announced its new Galaxy Buds wireless earbuds during its Unpacked event on Wednesday.  Samsung's new Galaxy Buds come with a slightly new design over the original Galaxy Gear IconX wireless earbuds, and they'll come in three different color options: black, white, and yellow.  The major new feature on the Galaxy Buds actually has mostly to do with its charging case. The case itself can be charged wirelessly, which conveniently complements the Galaxy S10's newfound reverse wireless charg...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Galaxy Buds


Samsung just gave an early look at its powerful upcoming smartphone, the Galaxy S10 5G

Samsung announced the Galaxy S10 5G, its top of the line smartphone, at its Galaxy Unpacked event Wednesday in San Francisco. The Galaxy S10 5G and will be available in early 2019 for Verizon customers. Other carriers will introduce the Galaxy S10 5G later this year. The price has not yet been revealed. The Galaxy S10 5G is the largest and most powerful of the S10 models, with a 6.7-inch display, and 3D image capturing. It will also be the first Samsung phone capable of connecting to 5G wirele...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Europe, Samsung, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, North America, Samsung Samsung, Xfinity Mobile, Spectrum Mobile Sprint T Mobile


Google's ambitious plan to push into video games is about to be unveiled: Here's what we know so far (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google is weeks away from unveiling its big push into video games. The initiative assuredly involves Google's Netflix-like video game streaming service, Project Stream. Reports point to Google making a game console as well, though it's not clear how powerful it will be. Google is about to make a major push into the world of video games. Unlike gaming heavyweights Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, Google isn't likely to create a device that powers games. Instead, the company's focus seems to be o...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, Nintendo, Ubisoft, Kotaku, Assassin, Microsoft Google, Rayman, Nintendo Sony, Creed Odyssey, Project Stream Reports


Apple once gifted Karl Lagerfeld a custom $25,000 Apple Watch, but the fashion icon might have never set it up (AAPL)

Karl Lagerfeld, the German designer and creative director of the fashion houses Chanel and Fendi, died on Tuesday. He was 85. Lagerfeld had famously received a custom 18-karat yellow-gold Apple Watch from Jony Ive, Apple's chief designer, but he might have never actually set it up to use as a smartwatch. Karl Lagerfeld had an Apple Watch before most people had one. But he might have never actually set it up. In 2015, ahead of the public launch of the first-generation Apple Watch, Lagerfeld wa...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Netflix, Paris, Xiaomi, Andy Warhol, Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel, Apple Watch Edition, Fendi, Hodinkee, Lagerfeld, Jony Ive Apple, Jony Ive Lagerfeld, Apple Watch Lagerfeld


Apple once gifted Karl Lagerfeld with a custom $25,000 Apple Watch, but the fashion icon might have never set it up (AAPL)

Karl Lagerfeld, the German designer and creative director at fashion houses Chanel and Fendi, died on Tuesday. He was 85. Lagerfeld had famously received a custom 18K yellow gold Apple Watch from Jony Ive, Apple’s chief designer, but he may have never actually set it up to use as a smartwatch. Karl Lagerfeld had an Apple Watch before most people had one. But he may have never actually set it up. Back in 2015, ahead of the public launch of the first-generation Apple Watch, fashion icon Karl La...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Netflix, Paris, Xiaomi, Andy Warhol, Apple Watch, Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel, Fendi, Hodinkee, Lagerfeld, Jony Ive Apple, Jony Ive Lagerfeld


'Fortnite' ads have been yanked from YouTube after they featured on videos that acted like a 'network for pedophiles'

The publisher of "Fortnite" suspended its pre-roll ads on YouTube after it was revealed that they were being featured on videos that acted like a "network for pedophiles." YouTuber Matt Watson described a "wormhole" in which YouTube's algorithm was recommending videos of young girls. The comment sections on these videos appeared to be a meeting place for pedophiles, who time-stamped compromising moments and exchanged contact details. Wired also investigated the videos, and found they had been ...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Netflix, Watson, Kik, Matt Watson, Fortnite, YouTuber Matt Watson, Disney Wired, L'Oreal Maybelline Metro, YouTube Through


An Apple patent filing reveals what a foldable iPhone might look like

A new Apple patent filing outlines what a folding display on the iPhone might look like. It comes just as Samsung is due to show off its own foldable phone. It's unlikely we'll see a folding iPhone in the next year, but the filing shows Apple is at least thinking about what it's competitors are up to. Apple has sketched out designs for a foldable smartphone, suggesting the iPhone maker is at least thinking about following its major rivals in launching a phone with a flexible display. The desi...
Tags: Apple, US, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Huawei


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Business Insider spoke with 30 current and former Amazon workers across the US, the UK, and Europe about what it's like to work during peak season, from Black Friday to Christmas. They described a "brutal" reality of long hours, physical labor, fears about taking time off, workplace injuries, and the pressure to keep the wheels turning, even when the weather is treacherous. Google says the built-in microphone it never told Ne...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Europe, Elon Musk, UK, Youtube, Virginia, US, Trends, Tesla, Netflix, Fortune, Alexa, Musk, Trump


Disney Confirms "Captain Marvel" Won't Be on Netflix, And That's Okay

Streaming service pioneer Netflix has a unique superpower of its own to help it survive.
Tags: Finance, Disney, Article, Netflix, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 99f796aa-2bff-5120-9c4e-8a2d1735d739


Google says the built-in microphone it never told Nest users about was 'never supposed to be a secret' (GOOG, GOOGL)

In early February, Google announced that Assistant would now work with its home security and alarm system Nest Secure.  The problem — users didn't know a microphone even existed on their Nest Secure devices to begin with.  On Tuesday, a Google spokesperson told Business Insider it had made an "error." "The on-device microphone was never intended to be a secret and should have been listed in the tech specs. That was an error on our part," the spokesperson said. In early February, Goog...
Tags: Google, Trends, Netflix


Amazon will survive the HQ2 fiasco. Its bigger problem is winning over reluctant advertisers

Hello! First, if you're a Prime subscriber, we'd love to hear what you think. Please take our quick survey here. What a week it’s been for Amazon. The company accustomed to being slobbered over by local municipalities got a cold welcome when it tried to expand to New York City, and ended up pulling out. It was another sign that the public's goodwill toward big tech is fading.   Amazon's business will be just fine without New York City. But more crucial to its business, and less publicly, it’s t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, New York City, US, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, The New York Times, Times, Jonah Peretti, Kenshoo, DirecTV, Amdocs, Meredith Levien


Study finds actresses’ fortunes in movies improving…ever so slightly

Last year had some good news for female movie actors. Not that good, but better than previous years. “It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World,” a report released Tuesday by San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, found that in the top 100 domestic grossing movies released in 2018, 35 percent of speaking characters were female. That was up one percentage point from the 2017 study, but then the figures get a little more ambivalent. At 36 percent, the amount of wo...
Tags: Business, Hbo, Movies, News, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Oscar, Party, Local News, Gina Rodriguez, Brie Larson, Mary Poppins, San Fernando Valley, Bala, Matt Walsh


How to change the language in your Google Chrome browser

Changing the language in a Google Chrome browser can be a quick and easy process. You can only change the default language in Google Chrome if you have a Windows or Chromebook computer, otherwise the computer's default system language will dictate your language settings. There is a work-around for Google account users on other operating systems, which we will also walk you through below.   When you change the language of your browser, it will impact every setting and menu within the browser....
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, Google Support For Mac


Amazon ups the ante with Netflix, aims to release up to 30 movies a year

Netflix has a huge budget for both licensed and original content. But Amazon Studios isn't far behind. Studio chief Jennifer Salke revealed a plan to do 30 theatrical and direct-to-Amazon Prime titles this year alone. The post Amazon ups the ante with Netflix, aims to release up to 30 movies a year appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, Original Content, Streaming Video, Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Studios, Movies & TV, Jennifer Salke


Amazon and Nicole Kidman are teaming up to make 'sexy, date-night' movies

Amazon plans to release 30 movies a year to compete with Netflix, at least 20 of which could go directly to streaming. It's teaming up with Nicole Kidman for "sexy, date-night movies that no one's making anymore," Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke told The Hollywood Reporter. Jason Blum also signed an exclusive deal with Amazon last year to make eight movies as part of a thriller series. Amazon has plans to escalate its movie output to compete with Netflix, and wants to bypass theaters to r...
Tags: Amazon, North Korea, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Kim Jong Un, The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Blum, Mindy Kaling, Nicole, Kidman, Amazon Studios, Blum, Amazon Netflix, Jennifer Salke


Netflix's Marvel TV universe is dead, and it's unlikely the shows will be saved by Disney

Netflix canceled its remaining Marvel shows, "The Punisher" and "Jessica Jones," on Monday. Despite a loyal fanbase, it's unlikely for the shows, as we know them, to be revived elsewhere. Both Disney+ and Hulu are developing Marvel series that are heading in a different direction. Data provided to Business Insider showed how the Netflix shows had also lost their audience over time. Netflix's Marvel television universe officially died Monday when the streaming giant canceled its remaining Marv...
Tags: Marvel, Disney, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Hulu, Daredevil, Tom Hiddleston, Trump, Luke Cage, Crimson Hexagon, Jessica Jones, Marvel Television, Indiewire, Howard, Roger Stone


How to cancel subscriptions on your iPhone

Your iPhone lets you centrally manage all iTunes and App Store subscriptions from one place in your Settings, so you can check on or cancel them easily. Not all subscriptions that you can use on your iPhone are managed by iTunes. To cancel a subscription to Kindle Unlimited, for example, you need to visit Amazon.com.   We generally associate one-stop shopping with convenience. We generally want to be able to buy all our groceries in the same store, listen to all of our music via a single mu...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Netflix, App Store


Gwyneth Paltrow, who had never seen an 'Avengers' movie before 'Infinity War,' will exit the Marvel Cinematic Universe after 'Endgame'

Gwyneth Paltrow, who plays Pepper Potts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, told Variety that she will retire from the role after "Avengers: Endgame." "I’m a bit old to be in a suit and all that at this point," Paltrow said. Paltrow admitted last year that she hadn't seen an "Avengers" movie before "Infinity War." She isn't the only veteran MCU actor who has expressed a desire to exit the franchise after "Endgame." Pepper Potts is leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Actress Gwyneth Pal...
Tags: Robert Downey Jr, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Netflix, New York Times, Evans, Jon Favreau, Ryan Coogler, Chris Evans, Gwyneth Paltrow, Captain America, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Jessica Jones, Variety, Paltrow


Buying Netflix Would Have Been a Costly Mistake for Apple

An analyst is taking CEO Tim Cook to task for not buying Netflix. Here's why he's wrong.
Tags: Apple, Finance, Article, Netflix, Tim Cook, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, C3b9a81b-91d7-51b4-b38f-170b8664455f


Netflix canceled 'The Punisher' and 'Jessica Jones,' but the Marvel TV shows were doomed a long time ago

Netflix canceled its remaining Marvel TV shows on Monday, "The Punisher" and "Jessica Jones." The third season of "Jessica Jones" will still be released, though. Data provided to Business Insider showed how the Netflix Marvel series were in trouble.  Netflix's Marvel purge is complete. The streaming giant canceled the remainder of its Marvel TV shows on Monday, "The Punisher" and "Jessica Jones," Deadline first reported. Netflix released the second season of "The Punisher" last month, and wil...
Tags: Apple, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Luke Cage, Crimson Hexagon, Jessica Jones, Marvel TV



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