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Here’s the big Stranger Things Microsoft Windows twist

Here’s the big Stranger Things Microsoft Windows twist

For some strange reason, Microsoft struck a deal with Netflix to cross-promote Windows and Stranger Things Season 3. We've covered earlier teasers of this collaboration over the last couple weeks - today we've got a bit more information on the ever-more name-dropping brand-promoting streaming sci-fi horror adventure show Stranger Things and their future dealings with the big M.

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Fortnite expands Stranger Things tie-in with skins and wraps

Fortnite expands Stranger Things tie-in with skins and wraps

Following the appearance of portals in its Mega Mall destination, Fortnite's tie-in with Netflix's original series Stranger Things has expanded to include skins and wraps based on content from the series. The new content arrives in time to join the launch of Stranger Things season 3, underscoring Netflix's marketing effort for the wildly popular streaming TV show.

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Microsoft’s Windows 1.0 tease dropped some key Stranger Things details

Microsoft’s Windows 1.0 tease dropped some key Stranger Things details

For the past few days, Microsoft has been making a number of very curious teases all centered around Windows 1.0. It's been decades since Windows 1.0 was the operating system of the day, so these teases definitely piqued the interest of many. From the very start, multiple people have been guessing that these teases could be a tie-in with the third season of Stranger Things, which debuted on Netflix yesterday.

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Netflix vows to reduce depictions of smoking in future originals

Netflix vows to reduce depictions of smoking in future originals

On July 2, the Truth Initiative published a report claiming that depictions of smoking in television shows have become 'nearly unavoidable.' The organization called out a number of popular shows that it says are increasingly showing characters smoking and vaping, particularly Netflix originals like Stranger Things. In response, the streaming company has vowed to reduce these depictions in some content.

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Stranger Things portals appear in Fortnite: Here’s where to find them

Stranger Things portals appear in Fortnite: Here’s where to find them

Netflix will release the third season of its hit original show Stranger Things tomorrow, July 4. Ahead of that debut comes a surprise tie-in with Fortnite's popular battle royale game: Upside Down portals. These glowing, somewhat gelatinous portals to the show's other dimension have started appearing in the game's futuristic Mega Mall destination.

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Netflix scores permanent production hub at iconic UK film studio

Netflix scores permanent production hub at iconic UK film studio

Netflix has set up a new UK production hub at the iconic Shepperton Studios, the company confirmed on Wednesday. The new destination joins Netflix's existing production hub in Madrid, Spain, and the one it announced in New York City earlier this year. The move is aimed at increasing the streaming company's UK-based television and movie production work.

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Netflix ‘Sandman’ project tipped as most expensive DC show ever

Netflix ‘Sandman’ project tipped as most expensive DC show ever

Netflix plans to adapt Neil Gaiman's Sandman comic from DC Comics into a television series, a new report claims. This won't be the first time the comic has faced a big adaption, though past efforts have largely failed. The leak claims Netflix has made a 'massive financial commitment' for this adaption, allegedly making it the most expensive DC Entertainment work to date.

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Netflix ad-supported plan could rake in $1 billion every year

Netflix ad-supported plan could rake in $1 billion every year

A lack of advertising remains one of Netflix's most appealing benefits, but questions remain over whether the streaming service will eschew advertisements forever. The company has raised its plan prices multiple times in recent years, and though it remains a great deal comparatively, some users have complained the new prices are too high. Amid that customer turmoil is a new report claiming Netflix could make around $1 billion annually by adding advertisements.

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Cable network saves canceled Netflix sitcom ‘One Day at a Time’

Cable network saves canceled Netflix sitcom ‘One Day at a Time’

For the first time, a cable network has stepped in to save a canceled streaming show from extinction. The announcement was made by CBS Corp's Pop TV, which has picked up the Netflix original sitcom One Day at a Time for a fourth season. Though the sitcom was a hit with viewers, Netflix ultimately decided to cancel it after three seasons earlier this year.

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Netflix releases trailer for ‘Orange is the New Black’ final season

Netflix releases trailer for ‘Orange is the New Black’ final season

One of Netflix's earliest original hits, Orange is The New Black, is about to come to an end. As previously announced, the upcoming season will be the show's last, marking the end to a series that first premiered in 2013. The show has proven very popular with viewers and critics, and has historically returned as a new season on the platform every summer.

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Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

As Netflix's reputation grows, so does the number of major stars the company draws in for its original content. Following his work with Hulu on its original Catch-22 series, George Clooney will be working with Netflix on a post-apocalyptic movie. Clooney will both star in and direct the upcoming feature film adaption, according to Netflix.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix, new movie preview on July 6th

Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix, new movie preview on July 6th

Today we're taking a peek at the just-re-released Neon Genesis Evangelion, just re-released and available legally for the first time since the 2005 DVD collection. Netflix first announced their ties with Evangelion in March of 2019, and the series first premiered on Netflix on June 21st, 2019. But why should an average, everyday viewer care about this series from the 1990s?

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