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Netflix added 5.2 million subscribers in the second quarter. (Photograph: Reuters)

Shares in US streaming giant Netflix rose 13.5 per cent in US trade yesterday, shooting the stock to the top of the S&P 500 index. The share pri(...)

At the end of April, Netflix broke through the symbolic barrier of 100 million members across the world

For the co-founder of a company that warns new staff that “adequate performance” will result in a “severance package”, Reed Hastings does not come acr(...)

Netflix has invested $1.8 billion (€1.7bn) into licensed, original and co-productions in Europe since 2012, and will continue to spend more on new shows this year.

Netflix will co-produce three new series with the BBC and Canal Plus as part of an expansion of its European content business to drive customer growth(...)

The largest mobile industry get-together on the calendar, the Mobile World Congress, has been increasing its clout every year since its more humble beginnings in 1987. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

Monday Results: FBD Holdings, Associated British Foods (trading update), Hertz Global Holdings, Horizon Pharma, Trinity Mirror, UCP. Indicators: Ir(...)

A large number of Irish tech companies will be in attendance at next week’s event with Enterprise Ireland hosting a stand that will highlight 14 clients

Irish tech companies will be out in force next week at Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest annual global gathering for the mobile industry. The (...)

Smoking cost the world economy more than €1.3 trillion in 2012

In numbers: Economic drag €1.3 trillion Cost of smoking to the world economy in 2012, according to a new study by the World Health Organisation ((...)

Donald Trump: Last July, more than 140 inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, researchers and business leaders in the technology sector wrote a protest letter against him. Photograph:  Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images

With Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States just two days away, there must be quite a few business leaders who are ner(...)

Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids, which premiered on Netflix earlier this month. The company added about 3.2 million subscribers internationally in the third quarter. Photograph: Tennman Entertainment/Netflix via AP

Netflix added more than 50 per cent more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as Stranger Things drew new internation(...)

Claire Foy in The Crown

At Netflix’s recent state-of-the- nation shindig in Paris, stray celebrities wander through crowds of journalists and vloggers. Outside there’s a big(...)

Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix. The streaming video service forecast US and international subscriptions would grow at a slower pace than Wall Street expected this quarter. (Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters)

Streaming video service Netflix forecast US and international subscriptions would grow at a slower pace than Wall Street expected this quarter, sendi(...)

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