Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. The company's primary business is its subscription-based streaming service which offers online streaming of a library of films and television programs, including those produced in-house. As of April 2019, Netflix had over 148 million paid subscriptions worldwide, including 60 million in the United States, and over 154 million subscriptions total including free trials. It is available almost worldwide except in mainland China as well as Syria, North Korea, Iran, and Crimea. The company also has offices in the Netherlands, Brazil, India, Japan, and South Korea. Netflix is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).
Nigeria's film industry, the world's second-largest, is increasingly grabbing the attention and financing of international investors eager to get access to a growing African market. Alexis Akwagyiram..
Netflix has started testing Collections, which is different from other recommendation features by the streaming service because humans are behind the selections, not algorithms. The feature, which is..
Philippine lawmakers have introduced legislation based loosely on a popular Netflix political thriller called the "Designated Survivor" to ensure the country has a president in the case of a.. Reuters - Published
Leslie Jones is leaving "Saturday Night Live" after five seasons. She recently announced plans for an hour-long Netflix stand-up special. CBSN has more on that and other top trending stories of the day.. CBS News - Published
Lil Jun Li says her Netflix series "Wu Assassins” finally gave her to chance to play a character like herself, and reveals the lack of acting jobs for Asian-Americans in Hollywood almost made her.. USATODAY.com - Published
Scientists may have found a way to prevent seagulls from stealing your food: stare them down. A study by researchers in Great Britain tested dozens of gulls in southwestern England, and the birds took.. CBS News - Published
"The Great Hack" is a new documentary on Netflix. The film specifically sheds new light on the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal. Carole Cadwalladr broke that story for The Guardian and The.. CBS News - Published
This week "Sunday Morning" hosted by Jane Pauley features Dr. Jon LaPook's cover story on efforts by doctors to confront gun violence. Plus: Special reports marking the 50th anniversary of the.. CBS News - Published
Actress Angela Bassett, who has played roles that are fierce, sultry and iconic, had an upbringing molded by two strong women. She talks with correspondent Michelle Miller about how her mother and her.. CBS News - Published
Turkey on Thursday granted its radio and television watchdog sweeping oversight over all online content, including streaming platforms like Netflix and online news outlets, in a move that raised.. Reuters - Published
Luke Burbank profiles Australian writer, actress and standup comedian Hannah Gadsby, whose recent Netflix special, "Hannah Gadsby: Nanette," about the intersection of comedy and tragedy, earned her a.. CBS News - Published
Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending.. NYTimes.com - Published
Tia Mowry-Hardrict credits the authenticity of her new Netflix show to its all-black writers room, and also reflects on the staying power of "Sister, Sister," the popular sitcom she shared with her.. USATODAY.com - Published