Netflix gets to throw shade at regular media companies and woo big-name talent, all in one move.
The hikes were the first leg of a victory lap. Now 80 million households have watched Bird Box, too.
Also on the 3:59 podcast, we discuss Netflix raising its prices and Apple’s Tim Cook calling for more privacy. Again.
Netflix’s most popular $11-a-month plan will rise to $13 in the US. Its low-end plan will cost a buck more, and its premium tier gets a $2 bump up to $16.
The privacy-focused app maker is adding to its ranks, already stocked with recommendation vets from giants like Spotify and Google.
“Hey Pandora, play something competitive.”
You know, like Disney. And Warner. And Apple.
Amazon touts the number at CES. Roku earlier this week estimated it has 27 million active accounts.
The NBA says fans can watch the action through a single-player, isolated camera view during 20 games it will livestream free on Twitter.
Commentary: I haven’t eaten beef in a decade, and the new fake meat at CES comes close enough to cow to gross me out. That’s a compliment, I think.