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Netflix to launch production hub in Brooklyn as part of NYC investment

Netflix to launch production hub in Brooklyn as part of NYC investment

In an announcement on Thursday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed that Netflix will open a production hub in New York City. The company plans to invest up to $100 million in the city as part of its plan, according to Cuomo, who said Netflix will be taking over around 100,000 square feet in the Flatiron District for offices. Netflix will also introduce another 127 jobs in the region.

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Netflix’s The Witcher series will debut this year

Netflix’s The Witcher series will debut this year

Way back in May 2017, Netflix announced plans to make a new series centered around The Witcher, a pretty familiar name in the world of video games. Though the Netflix series will be based on the books by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski and not on the video games made by CD Projekt Red (which themselves are based on the books), it'll still feature familiar characters like Geralt of Rivia, Yennifer, Ciri, and Triss Merigold.

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Netflix has secretly started testing a ‘random episode’ feature

Netflix has secretly started testing a ‘random episode’ feature

Netflix, obviously, is a service that offers a lot of content, and sometimes, this can lead to choice paralysis among its users. Attempting to solve the problem of having too many things to watch, Netflix has rolled a new "random episode" feature into testing. This does precisely what it says on the tin - offering up a collection of shows to pick from and then playing a random episode from whatever you choose.

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Netflix’s newest documentary series is all about street food

Netflix’s newest documentary series is all about street food

Netflix is about to launch a new documentary series and it's all about street food. The new show, which is aptly named "Street Food," revolves around the meals, the culture, and the people surrounding street food vendors around the world. The series comes from the creators behind Chef's Table, and it'll be available to stream by all Netflix subscribers starting April 26.

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Netflix is launching a comedy radio station on April 15

Netflix is launching a comedy radio station on April 15

Last summer, SiriusXM announced that it had partnered with Netflix and would offer some of the service's comedy content under the deal. Few details were provided at the time, but now we finally know when the channel will launch: April 15. Starting on that day, SiriusXM subscribers will be able to access a new channel called 'Netflix is a Joke' that features the video service's original stand-up comedy specials.

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This is Netflix’s justification for axing AirPlay support

This is Netflix’s justification for axing AirPlay support

Netflix has explained its reasons for pulling Apple AirPlay support from its iOS app, after unexpectedly deleting the feature last week, and it wants you to know that it's doing it for your own good. The streaming video company says the change was done with preserving quality and customer experience in mind, though users may not be so happy.

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Netflix removes Apple AirPlay support from its iPhone and iPad apps

Netflix removes Apple AirPlay support from its iPhone and iPad apps

Following complaints from some iPhone and iPad users who were unable to use AirPlay, Netflix has updated its support website to state that its iOS apps no longer support Apple's wireless streaming feature. iOS users are left without a satisfactory reason for the change; Netflix blamed the loss of support on "technical limitations," but didn't provide any details on what that means.

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Netflix’s ‘Army of the Dead’ zombie movie will star Dave Bautista

Netflix’s ‘Army of the Dead’ zombie movie will star Dave Bautista

Netflix has tapped Dave Bautista to star in its upcoming original zombie film Army of the Dead, it has been announced. The actor, who is perhaps best known for his roles in a number of superhero movies, is the latest well-known Hollywood actor to sign a deal for a major Netflix undertaking. Army of the Dead has Zack Synder as director and a $70 million budget.

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Netflix orders ‘Q-Force’ adult animation about LGBTQ superspies

Netflix orders ‘Q-Force’ adult animation about LGBTQ superspies

Netflix has ordered ten episodes of an adult animation called Q-Force, the company has announced. The series will center around "a handsome secret agent" and a team of "fellow LGBTQ superspies," Netflix said in a statement. This show will represent the company's latest push in the adult animation market, joining existing work like Paradise PD and Big Mouth.

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Many Netflix US customers will pay higher rate starting next month

Many Netflix US customers will pay higher rate starting next month

Back in January, Netflix announced that it would be increasing its rates for subscribers in many markets. Some customers have already been on the receiving end of that increase, and it'll soon be impacting the service's US-based customers. Netflix recently sent out an email to these subscribers advising them that their May billing cycle will reflect the higher rate.

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Netflix original series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ renewed for Season 2

Netflix original series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ renewed for Season 2

Netflix has renewed its original series The Umbrella Academy for a second season, the company has announced. The show's first season debuted in mid-February, earning generally good critical reviews and very high viewer ratings, at least based on popular online ratings platforms. The show's core cast will return for Season 2, according to the team, but we'll have to wait a while before it premieres.

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Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime: Which suits you best?

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime: Which suits you best?

Picking a video streaming service isn’t just an easy pick between Netflix or Hulu anymore. It’s far more complicated than picking a TV channel now, selecting between subscriptions that all have little differences that cost substantial monthly payments. So how do we even begin?

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