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Escobar family seeks $1b from Netflix over Narcos trademarks

Escobar family seeks $1b from Netflix over Narcos trademarks

Netflix is facing a trademark dispute with the family of Pablo Escobar, the subject of its popular series Narcos. Escobar's brother Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria is seeking a billion-dollar payment from Netflix over its alleged intellectual property violations. In return, and based on a legal letter that recently leaked, it seems Netflix's own lawyers are threatening to slap the Escobar family with its own lawsuit.

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Netflix HDR support arrives for iPhone 8, iPad Pro, and iPhone X

Netflix HDR support arrives for iPhone 8, iPad Pro, and iPhone X

Netflix has just expanded its HDR and Dolby Vision support, announcing that these videos are now available on the iPad Pro, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. It was a quiet announcement, as with the other devices that get Netflix HDR support, but represents a big expansion to its still-small list of supported mobile devices.

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Netflix free at T-Mobile: the fine print

Netflix free at T-Mobile: the fine print

T-Mobile USA earlier today announced that they'd be allowing Netflix to be streamed for free for certain data plans. This means that the users benefitting will not have to pay a monthly fee for Netflix because T-Mobile USA will be footing the bill. Sounds like a pretty good deal right out the gate, right? It sort of is - sort of.

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Netflix HDR now works on these three new phones

Netflix HDR now works on these three new phones

4K might still not be a thing, despite what Sony wants to make out of it, but HDR seems to be the next hot thing on premium smartphones. But as with any new entertainment trend, the problem is whether there’s content available to take advantage of the new technology. Fortunately, Netflix is coming to HDR’s rescue by enabling HDR mobile support for the Sony Xperia XZ1, the LG V30, and, of course, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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Netflix is selling weed inspired by its original series

Netflix is selling weed inspired by its original series

Netflix offers just about everything when it comes to video entertainment, but here's something we never thought we'd see from the streaming service: its own line of cannabis strains based on its original shows. That's right, Netflix is actually selling marijuana for those who want to literally "chill" while watching Orange is the New Black or Bojack Horseman.

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Netflix teases Black Mirror’s fourth season

Netflix teases Black Mirror’s fourth season

If the year 2017 hasn't been depressing enough for you, know that you'll be bummed out soon enough when season four of Black Mirror debuts on Netflix. The streaming service released a brief teaser this week for the modern-day Twilight Zone anthology series, revealing the titles of the six upcoming updates, but sadly neglecting to give us an actual release date.

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Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now

Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now

Netflix previously announced plans to offer a pair of original comedy standup specials featuring comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and now it has revealed the premiere date for the first of them. Though we'll have to wait until next month to watch the show, Netflix is getting people ready via a new Instagram account showcasing some exclusive notes on some of Seinfeld's earliest material.

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Marvel reveals teaser for The Punisher on Netflix

Marvel reveals teaser for The Punisher on Netflix

We've known for over a year now that Netflix and Marvel would continue to expand their superhero TV universe by giving The Punisher his own series following his introduction in season two of Daredevil. Now that The Defenders, the mash-up series that includes Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, is finally airing on the streaming network, the first teaser for The Punisher has been revealed.

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Netflix’s $7 billion 2018 content budget towers over Apple

Netflix’s $7 billion 2018 content budget towers over Apple

Netflix is reshaping the television and movie industries and there's no signs of that changing. The company has expanded its movie library with a roster of original programming that has earned it high praise and faithful subscribers alike. Word has it that Apple is preparing to make its own bold entrance into the original programming industry, but its $1 billion budget looks puny compared to Netflix's $7 billion ambitions.

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Netflix ‘Gypsy’ cancelled after only one season: reviews were mixed

Netflix ‘Gypsy’ cancelled after only one season: reviews were mixed

Netflix, which recently went on a cancellation spree, has just brought another show to a premature end. Gypsy only lasted for a single season before earning the company's banhammer, something that perhaps isn't surprising given its relatively mild launch and mixed bag of reviews. Sources claim that at one point Netflix was in talks with show producers to buy a second season.

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Netflix to Disney: wait, let’s talk about Marvel and Star Wars

Netflix to Disney: wait, let’s talk about Marvel and Star Wars

While Disney-made Disney content seems to be 100% off the table, Netflix still wants to negotiate over Marvel and Star Wars content. Disney, after all, owns the whole lot. Netflix stands to gain or lose a whole lot of viewers based on news bits like "Disney will ditch Netflix in 2019". Amid talks of the future of Disney's stream-friendly content, the CEO of the company agreed that Marvel and Star Wars (Lucasfilm) content might well be next to leave Netflix.

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Streaming Networks Separate : Is this the future we want?

Streaming Networks Separate : Is this the future we want?

As Disney announces its own streaming service separate from Netflix, the wave of network-owned streaming services begins. Soon we'll find that every big media provider has its own streaming service, and we'll have the opportunity to select what we want, when we want, for a fee. A fee that goes to each company, individually, every month.

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