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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(...)

‘The Incredibles 2’, the 2018 film produced by Disney-owned Pixar. Disney is getting  combative as it takes on Netflix.

Everybody’s talking about Disney. The original animation powerhouse has long been drawing up plans for a Netflix-challenging streaming service that wi(...)

Netflix faces increasing competition from established TV and movie producers. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Netflix forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates late on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending s(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk said short sellers were a source of “extreme torture”. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk doesn’t like his critics. He has taken on analysts asking “boring, bonehead questions”, Reuters journalists (“relentle(...)

The company’s market capitalisation currently stands at approximately $156 billion. Photograph: Reuters

Here are some notable numbers from Netflix: 130 million paying customers as of September $14.9 billion in revenue in the last 12 months $1.3 billio(...)

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