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Opinion/Analysis

Why the “Netflix of Podcasts” Is the Biggest Media Battleground of 2017

By | May 5, 2017 at 4:30 pm

When it comes to creating Netflix-style models for media, no one touches the namesake video streaming service Netflix itself. But everyone wants to. The most notable failure, a “Netflix of books” model, proved that the audience needs to be invested in consuming a set…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Google Home, Netflix Employees, and Influencer Marketing

By | Apr 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm

It’s been a long week. You’ve been to endless meetings, boring sit downs, and pointless talks for more hours than you’ve slept, and things aren’t looking any easier next week. Fortunately, you’ve got the entire weekend to kick back, relax, and read some of…

Advertising

82 Percent of Netflix-Raised Kids Don’t Even Know What Commercials Are

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 5:50 pm

As the decades pass, different cultural norms get replaced. “Hanging up” a phone, for instance, used to be a literal term referring to wall-mounted landlines. Now it’s hitting the “end call” button on your screen. The Save icon for any modern computer is a stylized version…

Trends

13 Apps to Help You Become a Cord Cutter

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In a cable dominated world, more and more consumers have begun cutting the cord to reduce their bills and virtual waste. Accordingly to a slightly out-of-date Nielson report, back in 2013, American TV watchers had an average of 189.1 channels at their disposal, yet…

Opinion/Analysis

Why the Much-Hyped “Netflix of Books” Model Ended Up Flopping

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Last year, every social media network out there tried to jump on the streaming video train. Facebook had Facebook Live. Twitter had Vine. Snapchat had itself. Instagram copied Snapchat. Even Tumblr added live video. But Netflix, which alone produces a third of the internet traffic in…

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Startups & Apps

The Top 10 Most Downloaded Mobile Apps of 2016

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The dominance of mobile has become all too familiar for startups and corporations alike. It’s widely accepted that without an app, your company might as well just throw in the towel. Everyone from millennials to baby boomers are looking to their smartphones for everything…

Entertainment

Netflix’s Christmas Present to You: Downloadable Movies and Shows

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 12:50 pm

This is not a drill! Netflix has officially launched an update that allows users to download movies and shows from their popular streaming service to watch while offline. No more worrying about your WiFi signal, no more paying for movies on airplanes, and, most…

Entertainment

Comcast to Launch Netflix on X1 Cable Package

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Cable TV and Netflix have been sworn enemies in recent years. While cable enjoyed unprecedented success on the entertainment front for many years, streaming services, led by Netflix, have created a new movement of cord cutters and show bingers. And you know what they say:…

Television

VIDGO Wants to Be The Next Big Thing in TV Streaming

By | Oct 25, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Television is currently experiencing a golden age, especially in the United States. Netflix and Amazon, for example, are two of the biggest streaming services in the fight, producing and streaming several award-winning TV shows and documentaries seen all around the planet. In spite of the…

Video

Netflix Will Give Us 1,000 Hours of Original Content in 2017

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 11:20 am

If you think you’re addicted to binge watching Netflix shows, it’s only going to get worse for you in 2017. Forty percent worse, to be exact. The streaming service has plans to boost its original content next year to a full 1,000 hours, up…

News

Netflix Subscribers Are Way Up Even After That Price Hike

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Netflix estimated 2 million new subscribers this last quarter. The actual number: 3.2 million. Better yet is the amount that Netflix was able to add to its market cap once this news was unveiled: $10 million. Looks like Netflix, which this year began rolling…

Business

5 Rising Tech Cities On The International Scene

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 9:15 am

There has never been a better time to work in the tech sector. With job openings appearing at an exponential rate and relatively high salaries even for entry-level positions, it’s not hard to understand the appeal of finding employment within the industry. Of course,…

News

21st Century Fox Is Suing Netflix for Poaching Employees

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm

The 21st Century Fox film and TV studio will seek an injunction against Netflix, arguing contractual interference after two executives left Fox for the streaming entertainment company. According to the official lawsuit, as stated by the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix stands accused of running a “brazen campaign to unlawfully target, recruit,…

Reports & Rankings

These Are the 12 Most Empathetic Tech Companies in the World

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Knowing your customer base is one thing. But being truly empathetic in your business practices takes a level of commitment that a lot of companies refuse to adopt. You have to care about your employees, you have to want the best for your customers,…

Lifestyle

Kids Are Spending Way More Time Watching Netflix Than Playing Outside

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 1:36 pm

It’s no secret that kids love screens. Between Saturday morning cartoons and video games, it’s a wonder how they’re ever able to pry themselves away from their living rooms, basements, and offices. And while recent years have proven to exacerbate this obsession, playing outside…

News

Over 800K People Became Cordcutters Last Quarter

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Cordcutters — those who drop their previous subscription to pay TV — are a good barometer of the general population’s TV interests. Do they prefer cable or internet streaming? For years, the answer has been the latter, with a shift towards the former. That…

Entertainment

Netflix Growth Falls, Everyone Freaks Out

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Netflix has changed the world multiple times over. Whether it be their insanely popular original content or their revolutionary streaming service, this empire of media production has seen millions of people download their app in pursuit of a more comprehensive entertainment experience. And while…