Reed Hastings

My 3 Biggest Stock Holdings

Netflix, Micron Technology, and Alphabet are crowding out all other tickers in this analyst's real-money portfolio. Here's how, why, and what they're …

Stocks

Netflix Earnings Preview

Netflix surprised in Q3 by adding 5.3mn subscribers above guidance.<p>The company is growing revenues but competition continues to heat up.<p>YTD Netflix …

Business

Top 10 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Make it a priority to attend at least one of these great events.<p>A new year provides 365 days of new opportunities to become the people we want to be and achieve the success we want to experience. I made a focused effort in 2017 to attend more conferences, and I'm so glad I did. Opportunity and …

Networking

How Arianna Huffington, Richard Branson and Other Leaders Maintain Work-Life Balance

You're never too busy to have a well-rounded life.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Running a major company is hard work, but many CEOs make personal time a priority. These highly successful professionals firmly believe a balanced lifestyle is necessary to stay at the top.<p>If your …

Success

The 15 shows Netflix has canceled, including 'Lady Dynamite' that was just cut after 2 seasons

As Netflix has ramped up its original show production, it has also had to do some high-profile canceling, even cutting some fan favorites.<p>Most recently, Netflix announced that it would cancel comedian Maria Bamford's "Lady Dynamite" after two seasons. The show was well-received by critics, though …

Netflix

iPhones vs. Parents: The Tug of War Over America's Children

BOSTON—Gabriel Krause-Grosman, 12 years old, spent family dinners for the greater part of a year on a smartphone offensive. He hounded. He pleaded. …

Parenting

David Letterman & Barack Obama Ignore Donald Trump In Netflix Late Night Debut

The mantra for David Letterman’s return to late night tonight heralded by an interview with Barack Obama on Netflix was crystal clear: see no Trump, …

TV

Facebook’s Sandberg and Twitter’s Dorsey to quit Disney board

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter chief Jack Dorsey are stepping down from Walt Disney’s board of directors, the media group said late on …

Sheryl Sandberg

It's too late for Apple to buy Netflix

Recently, there's been a lot of talk about Apple possibly buying Netflix. The new round of speculation seems to have been kick-started by Barry …

Netflix

We talked to CFRA's media analyst about what 2018 holds for Netflix, Amazon, and Disney

• <b>Business Insider recently spoke with CFRA media and entertainment analyst Tuna Amobi about what 2018 holds for Netflix, Amazon, and Disney.</b>• <b><br>“This year is going to be an inflection for Netflix,” he said when asked how the company would perform in 2018.</b>• <b><br>Amobi thinks that one of the biggest threats to</b> …

Ted Sarandos

Why Netflix Stock Gained 55% in 2017

The streaming video giant had the wind at its back last year.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) shot higher by 55% last year, a result that …

Stocks

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

TV viewers and TV critics aren't often on the same page. But where the interests of the two overlap, you're sure to find some quality shows.<p>Netflix's latest original series, "The End of the F***ing World," is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won …

Netflix

Full transcript: Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord on Recode Decode

Her new book is called “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.”<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Patty McCord sits in the red chair to talk about her new book, “Powerful.” As the head of human resources at Netflix, McCord was responsible for the company’s …

Thomas Edison

Opinion: Netflix isn’t a true FAANG, and this is the year it may run into trouble

Netflix is a much-loved stock on Wall Street, and for good reason. It’s one of the FAANG stocks that has captivated investors with its momentum — a …

Business

Google, Facebook, and Netflix Decide They Care About Net Neutrality Again

A group the corporations are a part of will sue the FCC, but where were they during the fight to protect net neutrality in the first place?<p>A coalition of internet companies is promising to take the FCC to court for its rushed repeal of popular net neutrality rules.<p>The Internet Association, whose …

Net Neutrality

Persistent Precarity

In the October 8 edition of <i>The New York Times Magazine</i>, an ad for Gradifi takes up the entire inside cover. A smiling young woman stares out, wearing …

Education

Critics are in love with a new Netflix show that its CEO calls the 'most engaging addictive original' in a long time

Critics and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings are raving about "The End of the F***ing World," a new Netflix original TV series. The absurdist black-comedy …

Netflix

Ranking The Best New Shows On Netflix You Can Stream Right Now

"The End of the F***ing World" joins the list.<p>For the weekend of Jan. 13, Streamline recommends “Black Mirror” in the top Netflix spot for the second time.<p>The anthology series of horror-esque dystopian stories remains one of the best television shows. Still, over the last week, there’s been a bit …

Netflix

Netflix tells FCC ‘we will see you in court’ in the wake of net neutrality repeal

For those who question whether Netflix is willing to fight to keep net neutrality in place, the streaming giant has made itself clear. It’s willing …

Net Neutrality

Netflix had very few wins and too many failures in 2017

Time to sacrifice quantity for quality<p><i>Polygon is kicking off its best of entertainment series, which will run through the end of December and beginning of January, coming to a close just before the 2017 Golden Globes. These personal essays will examine the best, most important and weirdest moments</i> …

Netflix

Netflix Comes Out for Net Neutrality, Tells FCC 'We Will See You in Court'

Streaming giant announces support for legal action by lobby group Internet Association<p>Netflix isn’t letting net neutrality go without a fight.<p>The …

Net Neutrality

Spotify's Business Model Spells Challenges for Its IPO -- and Takeover Prospects

In some ways, music streaming giant Spotify is similar to video streaming giant Netflix Inc. (NFLX) , but in some other important ways, it's …

Jim Cramer

Password? Who Cares?

Quoting from an IBM Cloud Service study, eMarketer says that two-thirds of adults now have some type of subscription video-on-demand service (think: …

Advertising Industry

Is Apple Looking To Buy Netflix?

<i>Source: BGR</i><p>Could Apple be looking to shake up Hollywood like that earth-shatteringly historic Disney-Fox deal? Rumblings in the industry say yes.<p>The …

Netflix

These Things Are Going to Cost You a Lot More in 2018

Griping about how things cost more than they used to is a mark of age, and we'll all be going a little more gray in 2018.<p>Whether it's Apple (AAPL) , …

Entertainment Industry

TV Content Wars: Too Many Characters Chasing Not Enough Action

The golden age of television programming is heading for a grisly finale. Netflix, Amazon, Apple and Hulu are on course to increase their spending on new shows and movies at a faster clip than the growth of the overall video-streaming market. Consolidation among traditional media groups is only …

Business

Apple Could Easily Buy Netflix Now, But Here's Why It Would Be a Surprising Move

With the newly passed tax cuts, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has an embarrassing amount of cash at its disposal. Among the uses for its windfall, Citigroup Inc. …

Stocks

There is a 40% chance Apple will acquire Netflix, according to Citi

• <b>Citi analysts say that there is a 40% likelihood of Apple acquiring Netflix.</b>• <b><br>Apple will be able to repatriate about $220 billion in cash to the US under the Trump tax cut.</b>• <b><br>The company would need only one-third of that to snap up Netflix.</b><p>There is a 40% likelihood that Apple will acquire Netflix now …

Business

NYT's Baquet responds to criticism over 2016 story that said the FBI saw no clear link between Trump and Russia, saying they would cast story differently now

2:35 PM ET, January 1, 2018<p><b>Iran blocks access to Instagram and Telegram apps amid anti-government protests</b> — Authorities respond after demonstrations …

Journalism

Interview with 16-year-old Gabe Fleisher, who has grown his nonpartisan political newsletter Wake Up to Politics to 48K subscribers

2:25 AM ET, January 1, 2018<p>Theodore Schleifer / Recode:<p><b>Telegram, citing ToS, suspends public channel that incited violent anti-government protests in</b> …