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Disney downgraded on concern about rising costs to compete with Netflix

Guggenheim said Disney's shift to pay-television and direct-to-consumer video products will weigh on the stock, thanks to a sizable initial investment.
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Netflix uses frame-by-frame machine learning to decide what you really want to watch - MarketWatch

In 2015, Netflix Chief Executive told MarketWatch that he wanted the company to be able to: “combine great story telling and the great technological aspects, that’s where we want to be.”
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Disney, Altice USA reveal distribution agreement details | Deals | News | Rapid TV News

The Walt Disney Company and Altice USA have revealed the full extent of their new multi-year deal to provide sports, news and entertainment over TV and streaming devices.
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wtsp.com | Netflix price hike probably not the last for cord cutters

Netflix is raising the prices on its most popular subscription plans. Will that cause consumers to cool their streaming video spending?
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Did Netflix choose the perfect time for a price increase? - MarketWatch

Netflix Inc. quietly hiked the cost of two of its subscription tiers slightly on Thursday and its shares jumped, suggesting investors approve of the increase. Analysts were upbeat but cautious.
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Amazon expands Amazon Channels to UK, Germany, taking aim at pay-TV users | TechCrunch

The race to control the TV is on, and today comes some news out of Europe underscoring Amazon's ambitions in that department. The e-commerce giant..
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TV is not dying – it’s lies, damn lies and bad media statistics | The Drum

It’s the first rule in propaganda: if you want people to believe a lie, then just repeat it over and over again.
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The Challenge of Set-top Box Data in Programmatic TV | clypd

As we know, data is a core tenet of programmatic TV. The layering of data sources on top of the media activity is essential in understanding the audience composition for the best data-enhanced decisioning.
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Amazon Prime Video Has 4 Times More Movies Than Netflix Streaming | Variety

Compared with Netflix, Amazon's Prime Video has four times as many films available for streaming, according to a new study.
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