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Image of the week: Who’s driving this car? Driverless cars are like well-dressed politicians, humble lawyers or columnists who are completely s(...)

Outside the US, Netflix beat its expectations for growth, adding 2.74 million international streaming subscribers

Netflix has hit a bump in the road as it pushes ahead on its quest to reach 60 million to 90 million subscribers in the US and, by the end of 2016, b(...)

Love/Hate:  great Irish TV series

A new technology and television conference has been announced for Dublin that will play host to some of the top names in the industry. MediaCon will (...)

Netflix added 2.6 million customers in its nearly 50 international markets in the quarter ended March 31st, bringing the total to 62.27 million users worldwide

Video streaming pioneer Netflix added more subscribers than projected in the United States and abroad during the first quarter, .Net subscriber additi(...)

Billionaire John C Malone, the biggest landowner in the US has now set his sites on creating an Irish property portfolio. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

American billionaire John Malone says he buys land because, reprising the Mark Twain adage, they are not making it anymore. But it’s mostly because(...)

Netflix  said it will increase the percentage of content spending devoted to original series such as Orange Is the New Black and House of Cards

Streaming video service Netflix said it will complete its expansion into 200 countries within two years, faster than expected, as the company builds i(...)

RTÉ’s Head of Television Drama Jane Gogan described the Netflix’s Love/Hate deal as “fantastic news for RTÉ and Octagon Films”. Photograph: RTÉ

RTÉ’s crime drama Love/Hate is to be dubbed into German and French. The creators of Love/Hate have signed a deal with European Netflix which will see (...)

The three-year Hulu deal gives the streaming service exclusive rights to stream the back catalogue of South Park, which now consists of more than 240 episodes, as well as the current season’s episodes immediately after they are broadcast on Comedy Central.

While the media moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho, jockeyed for parking spaces for their aircraft and hunted for havens in a consolidating content world, T(...)

Amazon’s vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen, displays the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games, through their television. Photograph: Getty

Amazon. com chief executive Jeff Bezos is stepping up efforts to win over customers in their living rooms with a $99 (€72) TV box for watching (...)

Where did Amber go? RTÉ’s drama about a missing girl has itself been missing in action. Made for the broadcaster in 2011 by production company Screenw(...)