Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

Netflix’s video game push sees few subscribers playing along

Netflix’s video game push sees few subscribers playing along

Netflix is ​​accelerating its push into video games with plans to double its catalog of offerings by the end of the year, but for now, few of the streaming giant’s subscribers are playing. Since last November, the company has been rolling out the games as a way to keep users engaged between show releases. The … Read more

Alibaba earnings highlight ‘attractive turnaround story,’ though stock gives back gains

Alibaba earnings highlight ‘attractive turnaround story,’ though stock gives back gains

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s shares looked to be giving back their post-earnings gains in Friday trading, but analysts generally had praise for the Chinese e-commerce giant’s latest results. The company reported essentially flat revenue growth for its June quarter on Thursday morning, while signaling an improvement in business trends as the period wore on as … Read more

Warner Bros Discovery’s DC universe, streaming strategy get a reset

Warner Bros Discovery’s DC universe, streaming strategy get a reset

Leslie Grace attends Warner Bros. Premiere of “The Suicide Squad” at The Landmark Westwood on August 02, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Axelle / bauer-griffin | Filmmagic | Getty Images Warner Bros. Discovery is eyeing a “reset” of its DC cinematic universe and setting up a team with a 10-year plan for the franchise, taking … Read more

Can she save the show?

Can she save the show?

She’s the tough-talking, God-fearing Republican who’s never been afraid to take on Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar – so can Elisabeth Hasselbeck take a little time to save “The View”? The 45-year-old pundit – who previously co-hosted the ABC gabfest from 2003 to 2013 – is set to return to the show Wednesday, Aug. 3, … Read more

Tesla investors urged to vote against board members, for shareholder proposals by influential advisory services

Tesla investors urged to vote against board members, for shareholder proposals by influential advisory services

Two prominent and influential proxy advisory firms are urging Tesla Inc. investors to vote against the reelection of two board directors, and are recommending they defy the company’s wishes and vote for six out of eight shareholder proposals. Tesla TSLA, + 0.04% is facing several employee-related controversies and is caught up in the glare of … Read more

What’s at stake as book publishing merger faces antitrust trial

What’s at stake as book publishing merger faces antitrust trial

Penguin Random House announced its bid to acquire Simon & Schuster in November 2020. The deal – combining two of the top five book publishers in the United States – normally would have taken effect by now. But the Justice Department is standing in the way, and an antitrust trial is set to begin on … Read more

Opinion: Big Tech shows its good to be big, as growth slowdown leads to stock gains while smaller rivals find only pain

Opinion: Big Tech shows its good to be big, as growth slowdown leads to stock gains while smaller rivals find only pain

After super charged, double-digital growth during the pandemic, the results from the five biggest US tech giants this week showed a slowdown as they grapple with inflation, looming recession and an overall slowing economy, but they were largely rewarded by Wall Street because their size shows their strength. During the last week, all of Big … Read more

LIV Golf, backed by Saudis and Trump, sees franchises in its future

LIV Golf, backed by Saudis and Trump, sees franchises in its future

BEDMINSTER, NJ – LIV Golf is just three tournaments in, but the Saudi-backed upstart league is already thinking big about its future. In an interview with CNBC, LIV Golf Investments President and COO Atul Khosla said the future of LIV Golf is teams and creating franchises that can one day be sold. The organization is … Read more