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Every media company in the world is facing the same challenges, and many are proving much better at tackling them than RTÉ. Photograph: iStock

We’ll never see his like again. That phrase, trotted out whenever a much-loved figure dies, is both incontestably true and utterly meaningless. But in(...)

Mumbai-set thriller Sacred Games, Netflix’s first original series from India

With a little help from friends Jennifer Aniston and Jason Momoa, Apple TV+ launched in more than 100 countries on Friday. For Apple this is a hardwar(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets actor Ruth Negga at a Screen Ireland-hosted event in Los Angeles late last month.

In one of his less pressured engagements of late, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently found himself in Los Angeles watching preview clips of the televisio(...)

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What has gone wrong for Netflix? The streaming service reported it lost customers in the US for the first time in eight years, and undershot on its ne(...)

Irish actor Robert Sheehan attends the LA premiere of Netflix show The Umbrella Academy in February. Photograph: Rache Murray/Getty Images.

How much are customers willing to pay for Netflix? The streaming service is grappling with that question once again after raising prices in some of i(...)

If you’d forgotten that Netflix is, at its heart, still a technology company, then rest assured, you’re not alone. The streaming service has become su(...)

Apple is planning to launch a TV service. Photograph:  Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Apple is holding an event in San Francisco on Monday, and rumours are it will all be about services. What is Apple launching? The rumours have been (...)

Netflix co-founder and chief executive Reed Hastings. The company spends about  €1 billion a year on technology and  €8.8 billion on content. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Getty Images for Netflix

There’s no business like show business, particularly for Netflix. It might have started out as a tech company, but it’s increasingly out to convince t(...)

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings says increased competition in the market is making it more expensive to source content.  Photograph: Adam Rose

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings has confirmed the company will not be joining Apple’s new content streaming service, which is due to be announce(...)

 Tim Cook’s latest bet is that an acceleration in cord-cutting and the proliferation of streaming services has created a new role for Apple as aggregator

Steve Jobs told his biographer in 2011 that Apple had “finally cracked” a winning formula for television. But eight years later, his successor Tim Coo(...)

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