Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: Netflix

Microsoft gives glimpse of new Xbox console

LOS ANGELES: Microsoft on Sunday gave the world a first glimpse of a powerful next-generation Xbox gaming console that it aims to release late next year. Xbox head Phil Spencer pulled back the curtain on “Project Scarlett,” the creation of a successor to the Xbox One that will give game ...

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Karan Johar to host a dating show on Netflix

BOLLYWOOD: After hosting some of the successful chat shows on TV and radio, Bollywood’s ace director Karan Johar will now conquer the web space by hosting a unique chat show on Netflix. Sharing the news on his birthday, online streaming site Netflix announced on Twitter, “This is probably not how ...

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Netflix series ‘Leila’ trailer is out

BOLLYWOOD: The trailer of Netflix series Leila starring Huma Qureshi is out. The promo introduces us to a dystopian world where the cult of ‘Aryavarta’ dictates the order of society. Citizens are expected to live as per its commandments and if need be, they should be ready to sacrifice themselves ...

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AT&T misses revenue estimates as pay-TV subscribers bleed away

NEW YORK: AT&T Inc’s first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street estimates after it lost subscribers in nearly all of its main businesses except wireless, where it paid heavily to gain customers through price promotions. AT&T lost a net 544,000 premium TV subscribers, a category that includes DirecTV satellite and ...

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Netflix chief Hastings to leave Facebook board

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix chief Reed Hastings will depart Facebook’s board of directors at the end of next month, according to a filing with US regulators by the leading social network. Neither Hastings nor businessman and political figure Erskine Bowles, who have been on the board since 2011, will be nominated ...

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Netflix dramatises notorious India gang-rape murder case in series

LONDON: Filmmaker Richie Mehta was at first reluctant to make Netflix’s latest Indian series, documenting the aftermath of the notorious gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that made global headlines. Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, was violently raped and assaulted and left for dead by five men and ...

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British TV rivals join forces, taking on Netflix in UK

LONDON: The BBC and ITV, Britain’s biggest television broadcasters, announced plans for a UK streaming service BritBox to confront massive competition for viewers from online giants such as Netflix. It is likely to be a larger version of their BritBox streaming service in North America, which has more than half ...

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Pankaj Tripathi set to star in ‘Dhaka’

BOLLYWOOD actor Pankaj Tripathi is set to star in his first Hollywood movie “Dhaka” next to Avenger’s star Chris Hemsworth. After securing his place in the Indian film industry, Tripathi is venturing out to explore new pastures. The shooting of the movie has already begun. It is directed by Sam ...

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Netflix’s thriller ‘YOU’ 2nd season

LONDON: Netflix’s recent binge-worthy thriller, YOU, has stirred quite a social media debate. While the first season left fans shocked, the show is already in works for the second season, reported The Sun. So, here’s what we know about the upcoming season so far. Penn Badgley is going to return ...

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Hackers threaten to leak 9/11 files

NEW YORK: The same hackers that released episodes of a yet-to-be-aired Netflix series and hacked major networks such as ABC, NBC, and HBO say that gigabytes of highly-confidential material they stole from a law firm could shed more light on the biggest terror act in American history. The Dark Overlord, ...

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