Netflix Wants to Strengthen Its Presence in Africa with Original Programming

Netflix will up its game in Africa, several years after it arrived in the region. The streaming giant introduced a cheaper subscription tier with a mobile-only plan to attract more customers. Moreover, its efforts also include producing locally-made projects. Providing Cheaper Subscription Tier Netflix has dominated the streaming of OTT […]

Company Claiming Evel Knievel Rights Sues Disney for ‘Toy Story 4’ Character Duke Caboom

A company slammed Disney and Pixar with a lawsuit for using the likeness of Evel Knievel in the hit animated movie “Toy Story 4” from 2019. Particularly, K&K Promotions said that the character Duke Caboom resembles renown stunt performer Knievel, which Pixar allegedly used without their permission. Likeness Between the […]

US Senators Seek Netflix to Drop Chinese Story Over Author’s Uighur Comments

Several US senators wrote to streaming giant Netflix to drop its project of adapting a book written by a Chinese author. They reasoned out the author’s position of siding with the Chinese government on the issue of “re-education camps” for Uighurs. The Author’s Comment On Wednesday last week, five Republican […]

Epic Games, Spotify, Deezer Form Coalition to Fight Apple

Apple’s enemies have banded together against the company’s App Store Policies. Called the Coalition for App Fairness, the group includes Epic Games, Spotify, Basecamp, Match Group, Tile, Blix, and Deezer.   The Coalition for App Fairness The Verge reports that the Coalition wants to level the playing field for app developers. […]

A US Report Relates the Devastating Impact of Climate Change to the Economy

A federal body reported last week that climate change could severely affect the economy. The report, conducted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, suggested that the effects of the wildfires across the US could potentially harm the country’s economy. Climate Change vs. Economic Sustainability On September 9, the CFTC, a […]

Airline Group Doctor Suggests Carriers Team-Up with Authorities to Boost Testing Among Passengers

A top doctor for a body consisting of airline companies suggested that the aviation industry not only wait for a vaccine. Carriers should partner with regulators to boost testing among passengers, the medical adviser recommended.  The Suffering Airline Industry Airline companies suffer in the pandemic, with the demand for air […]