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Intel's Future Now Depends On Making Everyone Else's Chips

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica, written by Tim De Chant: Over the last year and a half, as the pandemic has everyone turned to their screens, demand has surged for devices (phones and laptops) and cloud services (Netflix and Zoom), all powered by a range of advanced semiconductors. Manufacturers have raced to squeeze more chips out of their fabs, but many were running near their limits before the pandemic. Still, Intel and its competitors didn't rush to build new fabs -- f...
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Three Tips on Using your Smartphone to Spend & Use your Free Time

The amount of power that is contained within your smartphone is astounding. Even 40 years ago, it would have been difficult to comprehend the possibilities of your smartphone. It’s rare to come across an individual these days who doesn’t have one of these smart gadgets. There’s more to mobile phones than just receiving phone calls and replying to messages and within this article, we will discuss various ways on how you can use your mobile phone to help you pass time or even help you to spend f...
Tags: Technology, Disney, Georgia, Smartphone, Netflix, Jazz, Netflix Hulu, Free Time

6 Korean TV shows to binge-watch after finishing 'Squid Game' on Netflix

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. 'Squid Game' is just one of many K-dramas on Netflix. Youngkyu Park "Squid Game" is now the most-watched original series on Netflix. The series is one of several Korean dramas, or K-dramas, that you can stream on the service. From zombie horror to action-packed thrillers, Netflix's lineup of K-dramas has something for everyone. Gift Card (small) Monthly Subscription (small) The explosive p...
Tags: Reviews, South Korea, TV, Entertainment, Kingdom, Trends, Tech, Features, Shows, Netflix, Korea, Streaming, Seoul, Luna, Tech Insider, Bridgerton

ISPs Want More Money Because So Many People Are Streaming Squid Game

ISPs around the world claim the unprecedented bandwidth demands Netflix's Squid Game is placing on their broadband networks means they should be getting more money. From a report: But experts say that's not how telecom networks work, suggesting that already cash-flush telecom giants are just positioning themselves for an underserved hand out. The popular South Korean thriller, a not so thinly-veiled critique of late-stage capitalism, tracks a group of indebted people who compete in deadly childr...
Tags: South Korea, UK, Tech, Netflix, Public Knowledge, British Telecom, SK Broadband, John Bergmayer, Netflix Squid Game, Motherboard People

Invasion review – no stranger danger in Apple’s anaemic alien takeover

Meteor showers, mass nosebleeds, missing people … this small-screen tale of extra-terrestrials coming to Earth could be thrilling – if only something would actually happenAs someone who is currently being destroyed by Squid Game – with which Netflix has played upon our collective anxiety strings like the world’s most gleefully malevolent violinist – I wholeheartedly welcome an epic tale of global takeover by alien beings in which almost nothing, in fact, happens.Invasion (Apple TV+) is balm to m...
Tags: Apple, Television, Apple TV, Earth, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Science fiction TV

Best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and more

Streaming services offer tons of content, but finding new releases isn't easy. Here's what's new on Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO, and Apple TV+ this week.
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Trends, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Home Theater, Hulu, Netflix Hulu Amazon, Movies & TV, HBO Max, Netflix Hulu Prime Video HBO

Social media users pass the 4.5 billion mark

Social media users pass the 4.5 billion mark 21 Oct 2021 Active users have increased by more than 400 million over the past year. Our new Digital 2021 October Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – is pac...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Asia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, China, Southeast Asia, India, US, America, Seo, Eu, Snapchat, Netflix

Cameo lets you hire celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Caitlyn Jenner to create personalized videos that make memorable gifts

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Brian Baumgartner, known for his role as Kevin in "The Office," was one of the most requested celebrities available for hire on Cameo. Cameo/Reece Rogers/Insider Cameo is an online service that lets people hire celebrities to create personalized videos. Thousands of actors, artists, and influencers have set their own rates for a Cameo video appearance. Cameo prices range from as low as $1 to as high as ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Apps, Celebrities, Entertainment, Office, US, Trends, Tech, Gifts, Netflix, Steelers, Streaming, Cameo, Floyd Mayweather, Lindsay Lohan

Listen to an Exclusive Track From Torin Borrowdale’s Locke & Key Season 2 Score

Netflix’s Locke & Key Season 2 premieres tomorrow and to keep the anticipation building, ComingSoon is premiering an exclusive track from Torin Borrowdale’s score ahead of its digital release. “Though most of the music from the series is orchestral, since we follow Gabe as the villain for season 2, I felt like his character, with Eden as his henchwoman, possessed a bit more swagger than traditional orchestral instruments provide,” Borrowdale told ComingSoon. “I use more fiery synths and pop-orie...
Tags: Google, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Netflix, Soundtrack, TV News, Streaming, Sony Pictures, National Geographic, Sarah Paulson, Hamilton, Eden, Joe Hill, John Cho, Gabe

Netflix employees join wave of tech activism with walkout over Chappelle controversy

Slew of walkouts by tech workers, unthinkable mere years ago, shows workers ‘now understand their labor power’, expert saysEmployees at Netflix halted work on Wednesday and staged a protest outside the company’s Los Gatos, California, headquarters to condemn the streaming platform’s handling of complaints against Dave Chappelle’s new special. The actions – which hundreds participated in – are the latest in a string of highly visible organizing efforts in the tech sector, as workers increasingly ...
Tags: Technology, Media, Activism, Film, California, Los Angeles, US news, Netflix, Transgender, Culture, Television industry, LGBT rights, US television industry, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Los Gatos California

25% Of Fans Are Most Excited To See The Sequel To This Netflix Original Movie

(Welcome to Survey Says, a feature where we conduct a movie-related survey for a random group of people and explain why they're completely right, completely wrong, or somewhere in between.)Netflix has been absolutely crushing it in the game of original films, with some like "To All The Boys I've Loved Before," "The Kissing Booth," "The Babysitter," and "The Christmas Chronicles" spawning sequels. Not every film is guaranteed a sequel, but the success of the original has a direct correlation to w...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Movies, News, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Army, Chris Hemsworth, Snyder, Charlize Theron, Zack Snyder, Winston Duke, Army of the Dead, Sam Hargrave, Enola Holmes, Spenser Confidential

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn warns a market crisis is brewing, says bitcoin may be an inflation hedge, and reflects on his Apple and Netflix bets in a new interview. Here are the 7 best quotes.

Carl Icahn. REUTERS/Chip East Carl Icahn warned federal stimulus is fueling inflation and will eventually cause a market crisis. The activist investor hasn't bought bitcoin because he doesn't understand it. Icahn said he wasn't annoyed about losing out on $40 billion by selling Apple and Netflix stock. Carl Icahn trumpeted activist investing, sounded the alarm on federal spending, and explained why he doesn't own bitcoin in a CNBC interview this week.The billionaire boss of...
Tags: Apple, Ebay, Trends, Paypal, Netflix, Warren Buffett, Cnbc, Vegas, Carl Icahn, Icahn, Icahn Enterprises, Robert Hagstrom, Theron Mohamed, Icahn Company

Netflix Drops Action-Packed Teaser For 'Cowboy Bebop' Series

Netflix just released an action-packed teaser for its live-action adaptation of the 1998 Japanese anime series "Cowboy Bebop." From a report: A 10-episode series -- which chronicles a group of cosmos-hopping bounty-hunters and is based on the cartoon of the same name -- will premiere on Netflix next month [...]. The 2 1/2-minute trailer, titled "The Lost Session," featured characters Spike Spiegel (voiced by John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) running after...
Tags: Tech, Netflix, Spike Spiegel, Alex Hassell, Faye Valentine Daniella Pineda, John Cho Jet Black Mustafa Shakir

'The Bachelorette' returns with a new season on October 19 - here's how to watch Michelle Young's search for love

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Michelle Young appeared on season 25 of "The Bachelor." Craig Sjodin/ABC A new season of "The Bachelorette" premieres on October 19. Michelle Young, an elementary school teacher, is this season's bachelorette. You can watch new episodes as they air on ABC, or the day after their original broadcast on Hulu. Season 18 of "The Bachelorette" premieres on October 19 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. The two-hour seas...
Tags: Reviews, Reality TV, TV, Minnesota, Entertainment, Abc, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, Hulu, Voice, Young, Ben Higgins, The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky

Meryl Streep, Kit Harrington, & More Join Apple TV+’s Climate Change Anthology Series

Meryl Streep, Kit Harrington, and Matthew Rhys will lead an ensemble cast for a new, eight-episode anthology series on climate change for Apple TV+. The series will be called Extrapolations. MORE: Ozark Season 4 Part 1: Netflix Sets 2022 Release Date According to a recent report from The Hollywood Reporter, the three actors have all been cast in starring roles, joining a crew that will also include the likes of Sienna Miller, Gemma Chan, Tahar Rahim, Daveed Diggs, David Schwimmer, and Adarsh Gou...
Tags: Apple, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Netflix, Meryl Streep, TV News, Streaming, Sienna Miller, David Schwimmer, Burns, Daveed Diggs, Matthew Rhys, Kit Harrington, Media Res

The Story Of Marvel Studios Review: A Meticulous Chronicle Of The Passion And Struggles Behind The MCU

Marvel Studios has released a whopping 25 films (and counting) with stories unfolding within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it continues to expand with a growing number of original TV shows on Disney+. But roughly 15 years ago, all of this was merely a pipe dream that began with a little movie called "Iron Man" at a time when the Marvel Comics character was anything but a household name, even with the boom of comic book movies that followed the success of "Blade" and "X-Men." An up-and-comin...
Tags: Reviews, Google, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Disney, America, Netflix, Thor, Edward Norton, Jon Favreau, James Gunn, Marvel Comics, Terry, Marvel Studios

Why a Former Netflix Exec Facing 7 Years in Prison for Bribery is a Cautionary Tale for Startups

A contract with a tech giant can put a startup on the map with venture capitalists and the market at large. That's what happened for Netskope, a cloud-based data security provider. Founded in 2012, the company was able to quickly scale up and secure multiple rounds of funding -- in part because it had a top-tier customer right out of the gate: Netflix. From a report: There was just one catch to landing that deal: It had to hire the streaming company's vice president of IT operations, Michael Kai...
Tags: Yahoo, Tech, Netflix, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Netskope, U S Justice Department, Netscape, Michael Kail, Los Gatos California, Kail

Apple Considered Launching Cloud Gaming Service

Apple has discussed launching a cloud-based gaming service to rival the likes of Xbox Cloud Gaming and Google Stadia, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his latest "Power On" newsletter, Gurman explained that Apple has considered launching a cloud-based game streaming service like its competitors (emphasis our own):Apple's gaming service is somewhat unique, relying on games that run on its devices natively rather than from the cloud. Microsoft Corp., Nvidia Corp., Google and others have...
Tags: Apple, Google, Bloomberg, Netflix, Mark Gurman, Gurman, Apple Arcade, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Apple Considered Launching Cloud Gaming Service, Microsoft Corp Nvidia Corp Google, Microsoft Nvidia Google Amazon

10 things in tech you need to know today

Apple Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Apple is expected to reveal new MacBook Pros today. The company's "Unleashed" event is streaming live at 1 p.m. ET, where it's slated to unveil much-anticipated MacBook Pros, and possibly a new Mac Mini and the AirPods 3. Here's how to watch the big announcemen...
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How Squid Game Stays A Secret Despite So Many People Going Missing

Netflix's Korean survival drama Squid Game has captured the imagination of a global audience, but how exactly does the game stay a secret despite so many people going missing? The Netflix smash hit establishes that a group of wealthy individuals recruit competitors with massive debts to vie for Squid Game's 45.6 billion Won prize, and it follows 456 of these competitors as they engage in the titular games. The premise of the game - and the show - is that 455 participants will die during the gam...
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Why You Season 3 Needed To Kill [SPOILER]

Warning: This post contains major spoilers for You Season 3.The explosive ending of You season 3 sees Penn Badgley's Joe once more free of his crimes - despite an increasingly heinous rap sheet - but with his soul mate Love (Victoria Pedretti) killed off after turning on him. It's a shocking turn of events that splits up the couple after some of the best drama of the season saw them negotiating the "safety" of married, suburban life as well as their dark impulses. But removing Joe's wife (and s...
Tags: Entertainment, France, Tech, Netflix, Quinn, Penn Badgley, Joe, Natalie, Caroline Kepnes, Joe Goldberg, Pedretti, Victoria Pedretti, Marienne

Midnight Mass Hid A Twist With Erin’s Baby - Theory Explained

Erin Greene's baby appears to meet a tragic end in Netflix's Midnight Mass, but the show could be hiding a twist in its vampire lore. Midnight Mass puts a new spin on vampire stories. In the show, a charismatic young priest named Father Paul (Hamish Linklater) arrives on Crockett Island and immediately makes things terrible. In reality, Father Paul is secretly Crockett Island's former spiritual leader, Monsignor Pruitt, and ingesting blood from a vampire restored his youth. Pruitt brought the v...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Netflix, Muslim, Sarah, Erin, PAUL, Hassan, Pruitt, Hill House, Mike Flanagan, Annabeth Gish, Crockett Island, Paul Hamish Linklater, Riley Flynn Zach Gilford, Monsignor Pruitt

SCOTT GALLOWAY: 'Squid Game' is a lesson. Streaming services are in a race to the top, and some are getting left behind.

Netflix's innovation is committing to "glocal" content - content sourced and distributed locally with global scale. Youngkyu Park Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway talks about how "the market of content is infinite," and how streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney+ are battling to domin...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, South Korea, Hbo, Hollywood, Sweden, India, Disney, US, Samsung, Trends, Nike, Spain, Turkey, Apple TV, Cnn

Halle Berry Is An MMA Champion With Demons In Netflix’s Bruised Trailer

A new trailer for the sports drama Bruised, starring Halle Berry as a former MMA fighter seeking her chance at redemption, has been released ahead of the film’s Netflix release in November. Bruised stars Berry as Jackie Justice, a disgraced former champion who enters the gritty world of underground fighting by circumstance and finds herself with a chance to reclaim her former glory in the octagon. Jackie’s story is complicated when she is reunited with the infant son she gave up years prior and...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Netflix, Halle Berry, MMA, Jackie, Kingsman, Berry, John Wick, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Hollywood Now, Jackie Justice, Adriane Lenox, Netflix Berry

Avengers Director Joe Russo Thinks Indie Movies Don't Have A Future In Theaters

Will independent films ever hold the same theatrical draw that they did before the pandemic? Joe Russo doesn't seem to think so. Russo co-directed "Avengers: Endgame," the second highest-grossing movie of all time, along with three other MCU blockbusters in the 2010s. In terms of sheer box office dominance, if nothing else, some have argued that he and his brother Anthony Russo were the filmmakers who defined the decade, for better or for worse. However, his last movie, "Cherry," was a bit more ...
Tags: Apple, New York, Hollywood, Movies, News, Marvel, Austin, Netflix, Budapest, Wes Anderson, Portland, Lincoln, Grand Budapest Hotel, George Lucas, Spielberg, Chris Evans

5 ways to troubleshoot Hulu when it isn't working

You may need to try a few different fixes if your Hulu stream isn't working. Shutterstock If Hulu is not working, there are several simple ways to troubleshoot any problems. If you confirm that the Hulu service is working by checking Downdetector, you can close and restart the app to see if that fixes the problem. You should also check to see if Hulu works on another device; if not, you might have an issue with your internet connection or Wi-Fi speed. Visit Insider's Tech Referenc...
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Lost in translation? The one-inch truth about Netflix’s subtitle problem

Subtitling is an essential art form. So why, as the streaming giant scores more global hits with shows like Squid Game and Call My Agent, isn’t it trying harder to find the right words?“Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.” So said the director Bong Joon-ho, as he accepted his best picture Oscar for Parasite in 2020, in a not-so-subtle dig at the dominance of English language content. The success of Netflix’s Korean serie...
Tags: Google, South Korea, Europe, Science, Television, Media, Film, France, Russia, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Television industry, Language, US television, TV streaming

10 things in tech you need to know today

DoorDash Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. DoorDash scrapped a pilot program to deliver free rape kits to college students. The company was running the program delivering at-home rape kits - but top executives didn't know about it. Once they discovered it, the program was immediately suspended. Here's ho...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Miami, SEC, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Suarez, Elizabeth Holmes

The supply-chain crisis is wreaking havoc on advertisers' Q4 plans

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Have you binged your way through "Squid Game" yet? If not, you're probably in the minority. Netflix said this week that the dystopian Korean-language horror series had become its biggest-ever series launch, with 111 million member households havin...
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The supply-chain crisis is wreaking havoc with advertisers' Q4 plans

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Have you binged your way through "Squid Game" yet? If not, you're probably in the minority. Netflix said this week that the dystopian Korean-language horror series had become its biggest-ever series launch, with 111 million member households havin...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, UK, Advertising, US, Local, Trends, Walmart, Netflix, Bia, Andreessen Horowitz, Instacart, WPP, Inmobi, Benedict Evans, Doordash

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