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Netflix, Marvel cancel Iron Fist as Disney streaming service looms

Netflix, Marvel cancel Iron Fist as Disney streaming service looms

Marvel and Netflix's collaboration to create their own TV show-format superhero universe for the streaming service has been a big success over the last few years. That's why it came as a surprise on Friday when the companies revealed that Iron Fist was not being renewed after its second season, making it the first cancellation in the Defenders collection of shows, which also includes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage.

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Netflix just bought its first production studio complex for originals

Netflix just bought its first production studio complex for originals

Netflix has purchased its first production studio complex in a deal that it says will result in up to 1,000 jobs every year. The purchase is for ABQ Studios in New Mexico, where Netflix anticipates its new facility will bring in $1 billion production dollars over the next decade. The company says it is in the final negotiations for the deal, which hasn't yet closed.

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Netflix gets ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ rights for original series and movies

Netflix gets ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ rights for original series and movies

Netflix has acquired the rights to develop an original series based on C.S. Lewis' hit fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. The announcement mentions both a "new series" and "film projects," indicating this could be a massive undertaking for the company with both episodic and movie projects in the works. The agreement is described as a multi-year deal between The C.S. Lewis Company and Netflix.

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Netflix may soon let Black Mirror viewers choose what happens next

Netflix may soon let Black Mirror viewers choose what happens next

Netflix is about to launch a choose-your-own-adventure video for adults, according to new reports, building upon the interactive content it has already launched for kids. The new ability will first come to a new episode of Black Mirror, sources claim, but other specials with the same interactive choices are said to also be in development.

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Caavo Control Center is a universal remote do-all media system

Caavo Control Center is a universal remote do-all media system

This week the folks at Caavo revealed a device that'll control ALL your stuff. Not your smart home stuff - this isn't about lights or sensors or anything - this is for your TV and your varied media-output devices. Caavo can connect your TV to your Amazon Fire TV (or better yet NVIDIA SHIELD TV) or Apple TV, set-top boxes of many sorts, gaming consoles like Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and whatever other oddities you've got delivering signal via HDMI.

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TiVo BOLT OTA 4K DVR combines broadcast TV with streaming apps

TiVo BOLT OTA 4K DVR combines broadcast TV with streaming apps

This week the folks at TiVo revealed a new DVR set-top box that combines antenna-based television with streaming video services. TiVo BOLT OTA, it's called, and watching and recording local TV programming, national news, sports, and entertainment is its game. But it's also able to connect with services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

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Diablo animated series in ‘final talks’ for original Netflix launch

Diablo animated series in ‘final talks’ for original Netflix launch

Netflix is gearing up to launch an original animated series based on the popular Diablo video game franchise, according to a newly published tweet. The tip comes from Boom! Studios founder Andrew "Andy" Cosby, who published a brief statement on his Twitter account. According to it, Cosby and Netflix are in "final talks" over the series.

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Making a Murderer returns to Netflix next month

Making a Murderer returns to Netflix next month

Back in 2015, an original documentary series by the name of Making a Murderer took Netflix by storm. Even if you didn't watch it yourself, you likely heard about it from someone who did. Fast forward to today and Netflix is primed to deliver a follow-up to that successful series, as it's announced the release date for Making a Murderer Part 2.

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Netflix Post Technology Alliance helps creators choose the best tools

Netflix Post Technology Alliance helps creators choose the best tools

Netflix has announced a new program that will apply a logo to products that meet the company's delivery and technical specs. Called the Netflix Post Technology Alliance, the new logo program is intended to help content creators choose the tools that best enable them to create videos for the service. Manufacturers working with Netflix will apply the logo to their qualifying products.

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2018 Top brands list puts Android in 5th place, Apple in 1st

2018 Top brands list puts Android in 5th place, Apple in 1st

A survey run each year called the Prophet Brand Relevance Index (BRI) shows the role company brands play in people's lives. This year is the fourth in which the Brand Relevance Index was run in the United States, and the analysts at Prophet have some interesting results to share. While we'd expect brands like Google and Samsung to be running up closer to the top of the study's resulting "relevant brands" list, it's Apple that takes the cake this year.

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House of Cards reveals fate of Frank Underwood

House of Cards reveals fate of Frank Underwood

The road to House of Cards season 6 has been a long and winding one. After series lead Kevin Spacey was dropped by Netflix following sexual misconduct allegations, we weren't even sure if the show would continue for a 6th season. After announcing that season 6 will be the last for House of Cards and briefly suspending production, Netflix revealed that Robin Wright will lead the show without any involvement from Spacey.

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US carriers allegedly throttling YouTube, Netflix, streaming

US carriers allegedly throttling YouTube, Netflix, streaming

One of the tenets of net neutrality is that all Internet data should be treated equally. In practice, this means ISPs shouldn’t give one kind of data preference over another. In other words, they shouldn’t throttle data based on what they are. With net neutrality dead (except in California), consumer advocates fear that carriers are already taking advantage of their new found freedom. That is pretty much the implication in a recently published study that points out how popular video streaming services like YouTube and Netflix are being throttled by nearly all US carriers, big or small.

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