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Netflix Warns Users to Not Hurt Anyone by Blindfolding for #BirdBoxChallenge

Netflix is pleading with fans of Sandra Bullock-starrer Bird Box — which is reportedly one of its most popular films, with over 45 million members tuning in — to not emulate the film by trying to walk around blindfolded and possibly get themselves hurt in the process. Based on the 2014 novel of the same […]

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Netflix Poaches Activision’s Neumann for CFO Role

Netflix said on Wednesday it had appointed media finance veteran Spencer Neumann from Activision Blizzard as its chief financial officer. Reuters reported on Monday citing a source that the media streaming company had poached Neumann from the video game publisher. Netflix, which is making more of its own films and shows, would like its next CFO to be […]

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To Fend Off Netflix, Movie Theatres Try 3-Screen Immersion

Sit at the back of the movie theatre, and it’s possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers off the sofa and away from Netflix. Instead of one screen, there are three – one at the front, and two on the sides – to add to the immersive experience you […]

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones Renewed for a Second Season on Netflix

Jessica Jones, the second collaboration between Marvel and Netflix starring Krysten Ritter as the show’s eponymous lead, will get a second season on the streaming service, the company’s head of content acquisition Ted Sarandos announced at the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday. The Marvel drama premiered back in November to generally positive reviews […]

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Netflix Says Will Block Proxy Access to Content Not Available Locally

Netflix doesn’t mind its users sharing their account with friends and family but the popular on-demand streaming service disapproves of the usage of unblockers and proxies. The company has announced that it will be blocking such tools in the coming weeks. As a result, you are unlikely to be able to stream shows and movies […]

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Why you can’t have everything: The Netflix licensing dilemma

It’s finally happened. Netflix is putting up its digital fences andcutting off VPN users from accessing content from its international catalogues. That means customers in the UK, Australia, US and elsewhere will no longer be able to circumvent ‘geoblocks’ and tap into Netflix’s international library of movies and TV shows, and instead will be forced […]

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How to access Netflix’s secret genre categories

After watching the trials and tribulations of Steven Avery in Netflix’s original series, “Making a Murderer,” you may be left wondering what to watch next. Browsing Netflix’s offerings can be frustrating because the categories are too broad. If you want to narrow your search, Netflix has hundreds of categories that let you search not just […]

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These Secret Codes Open Up a Hidden World of Netflix

If you’ve always wished you could browse through a larger, more diverse range of categories on Netflix, you’re in luck. Thanks to a simple trick that’s actually been around for a while but is now going viral, you can search through tons of different genres with the right codes — everything from British Comedies Based […]

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Why Netflix when we can download: Only 23 percent Indians show inclination to pay for video streaming

Vuclip, a mobile video on demand (VOD) service for emerging markets, has released its Global Video Insights Report for the year 2015, comparing developing markets such as India with developed markets in terms video consumption behaviour of users. The insights are a result of an online survey of 4600 users across six developing (India, Malaysia, […]