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David's Pet Peeves, 2017 Edition: 8 Things We All Should Ditch

From self-centeredness to deluded ideas, misguided idealism to errant apps, these are the things that get his goat.<p>On this week's <i>Rule Breakers</i> …

Charles Dickens

Condé Nast India welcomes Netflix CEO Reed Hastings with an intimate soirée

On Friday, November 17, Condé Nast India’s managing director Alex Kuruvilla welcomed Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Mumbai with a gathering of some of …

Netflix

The Bard of Blood: Shah Rukh Khan and Netflix announce original series

Netflix announced a new multilingual original series, based on the book, <i>The</i> <i>Bard of</i> <i>Blood</i>, in partnership with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies …

Bollywood

India's 'wild about television and entertainment', makes market more exciting: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings tells CNBC-TV18

Web streaming giant Netflix will take the route of original and local content to strengthen its roots in the Indian market where local players like …

Business (India)

A La Carte (November 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include all sorts of great titles, many of which lead toward the academic.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>Christian Audio is having a $5 …

Same-sex Marriage

Netflix Thinks You’re Bored and Lonely

<i>This is for all the lonely people</i> <i><br>Thinking that life has passed them by . . .</i> So sang the rock band America in 1974. Forty years later, lonely people …

Evangelical Christianity

Whether 'House Of Cards' Returns Or Not, Its Place In History Is Secure

Whether Netflix will proceed with a sixth season of <i>House of Cards</i> without Kevin Spacey remains to be seen. Regardless of the decision, the program’s place in television and video history has already been guaranteed, for two reasons. First, it proved that streaming video can also be premium video …

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Sleep is our competition: Reed Hastings, Netflix

“You get a show or a movie you’re really dying to watch, and you end up staying up late at night, so we actually compete with sleep,” Reed Hastings, …

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Full transcript: Bridgewater Associates hedge fund co-founder and author Ray Dalio on Recode Decode

“Our goals are to have meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical truthfulness and radical transparency. That is a magic formula.”<p>On a recent episode of <b>Recode Decode</b>, Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, talks about his new book, …

Ray Dalio

‘Goat yoga’ is the newest LA thing

After panels with Jeff Bezos, Reed Hastings, Jane Fonda, Malcolm Gladwell and Shonda Rhimes at LA’s Summit, some unwound with an unusual activity.<p>At …

Shonda Rhimes

Netflix deals with Louis C.K. fallout and Disney competition

It’s been a tough two days for Netflix (NFLX).<p>The streaming service’s stock is down 2% as it deals with a new announcement that Disney (DIS) is set to launch its own streaming service in late 2019—as well as the fallout of one of its stand-up specials featuring Louis C.K., who admitted Friday that …

Award Shows

A Warning Sign For China's High Flying Tech Stocks

Things are going swimmingly for tech investors, whether they are loaded up on so-called FANG stocks in the United States, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (Alphabet), or China’s version of the the rally coming from high flyers such as Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com and Baidu. But what happens if and …

Business

Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman - WaitWhat

Silicon Valley

How Coca-Cola, Netflix, and Amazon Learn from Failure

Why, all of a sudden, are so many successful business leaders urging their companies and colleagues to make more mistakes and embrace more failures?<p>In May, right after he became CEO of Coca-Cola Co., James Quincey called upon rank-and-file managers to get beyond the fear of failure that had dogged …

Jeff Bezos

The $1m school-board race

A FEW weeks ago, flyers appeared around Denver in anticipation of a school-board election that was held on November 7th. At first glance, they …

Education

Disney’s streaming service will be ‘substantially cheaper’ than Netflix

But Disney isn’t trying to be a Netflix killer<p>A subscription to Disney’s stand-alone streaming service will be “substantially cheaper” than Netflix, Disney CEO Bob Iger said today.<p>Iger spoke at length about the streaming service, which still doesn’t have an official name, during an investor’s call. …

Netflix

How to Combine Focus with Innovation to Build Your Career

You are not Netflix, so it might feel like tips from Netflix CEO and billionaire Reed Hastings on how to juggle with business-oriented concepts won’t …

Filmmaking

Why Apple should take the $125 billion plunge and buy Netflix

I try not to give billionaires or corporate managers unsolicited advice on what they should do with their money. Today I violate that rule: Apple …

Apple TV

Netflix Says Things Will Be Just Fine Without Disney

Netflix isn't worried about Disney pulling its content from the platform when the House of Mouse releases its own video streaming service.<p>Last month,</b> …

Netflix

The man who gave us the DVR says Roku is the future of TV - MarketWatch

Anthony Wood has spent his career changing how we watch television, and says he has always had one goal: Offer a single destination for video.<p>“The …

Televisions

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: Sleep Is Our Competition

Netflix has become synonymous with binge-watching—the act of roaring through a full season of <i>Stranger Things</i> with Seamless as your copilot. The advent of this routine has undoubtedly changed our consumption habits, with 70% of Americans (and 90% of millennials) indulging in an average of five …

Netflix

4 Timeless Investment Principles From The Motley Fool Investment Guide

The Motley Fool Investment Guide is a great place to begin your investing journey. Here are four of the classic tenets highlighted in the book.<p>For …

Investing

Netflix just declared a war on sleep

So you chose to binge all of <i>Stranger Things</i> season 2 on Netflix this weekend. Maybe you missed some sleep in the process. The streaming service's …

Netflix

The world’s best-performing chief executives for 2017, as ranked by the Harvard Business Review

<i>Harvard Business Review</i> recently released its top-100 ranking of the world’s best-performing chief executives for 2017, with environmental, social …

Jeff Bezos

Why Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Is a Genius

If TheStreet's Jim Cramer says it, you can bet he means it.<p>That's why investors ought to heed Cramer's message that Netflix Inc. (NFLX) CEO Reed …

Entertainment Industry

10 wildly successful people and the surprising jobs that kick-started their careers - MarketWatch

The path to fame and fortune isn’t always glamorous. Just ask Sir Richard Branson and his budgies. Or Mark Cuban and his garbage bags. While some are …

Business

'Stranger Things': 15.8 Million Watched Season 2 Premiere in 1st Weekend

And 361,000 people consumed the entire run on Day 1, per new streaming metric<p>Nielsen promised us streaming TV ratings, and now we’ve got some. And …

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Apple And Amazon Fight Losing Battle With Netflix As Movie Industry Falters

While the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to grab headlines and rock the entertainment world, perhaps the bigger story in Hollywood is the ongoing decline of the movie industry. The recently concluded summer movie season was the worst in recent memory, failing to gross $4 …

Netflix

The man behind Netflix’s effort to get you addicted

He has been at the company for more than seven years and has overseen its digital transformation to an internet-based service. As the VP of User …

Netflix

Reed Hastings: The CEO who made your 'Stranger Things' addiction possible

Next time you lose a weekend to binge-watching, blame Reed Hastings, the Netflix CEO who's transitioned the streaming service from a mail-order DVD …

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