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Netflix shares rise as company announces subscription price hike

Venture Beat reports: "Netflix’s U.S. business announced the first rises in monthly fees in two years on Thursday, hiking costs for two of its...

Amazon, Netflix and Hulu’s Most Popular Shows Revealed

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Streaming media is a booming business, sometimes at the expense of more traditional entertainment, as illustrated by the numerous charts...

Quebec Moves to Tax Netflix, Amazon, Other U.S. Streaming Services

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Quebec has unveiled plans to impose a provincial sales tax on Netflix, Amazon and other U.S. video streamers operating locally....

Pay-TV Losses Could Accelerate to More Than 5 Million U.S. Households...

Variety reports: "There’s more evidence of a growing subscriber exodus threatening to hit the traditional pay-TV ecosystem. In 2016, the industry dropped about a...

There are now 30 million paid music subscribers in the US

The Verge reports: "More than 30 million people pay for music subscriptions in the US, according to the latest figures released by the Recording...

Augmented Reality Spending Exploding 11X To $36.4B in 2023, Greenlight Says

Forbes reports: "Apple just released ARKit and Google just released ARCore in the last few months. But revenue for augmented reality devices and content...

Cord-Cutting Explodes: 22 Million U.S. Adults Will Have Cancelled Cable, Satellite...

Variety reports: "Winter is here for cable and satellite TV operators. American consumers are cancelling traditional pay-TV service at a much faster rate than...

Russia Might Make It Much Harder to Show Hollywood Films

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Russia is threatening to make it more expensive and difficult for Hollywood to do business in that country, a significant...

One Year After Exec Shakeup, Viacom Sees Stability But Faces Stock...

Variety reports: "It has been one year since Shari Redstone, daughter of Sumner Redstone, prevailed in an epic battle for control of her father’s business...

Atari in transition

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "When Atari CEO Fred Chesnais guided the company out of bankruptcy several years ago, he notably said he "didn't buy the company to make...