Streaming Services using Freebies to get Subscribers

Experts say it's important to sign up customers now-and worry about keeping them later.

Apple, Disney and AT&T want to jump-start their new streaming services with a big audience base as they face off with Netflix. One way to do that is to bring on the freebies. That includes a free year of Apple TV Plus for customers of new Apple devices and a free year of Disney Plus to higher-tier Verizon customers. Some…

Set Photos Show Josh Duhamel as The Utopian in ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’

Imágenes desde el set de la próxima serie ‘JUPITER’S LEGACY’, basada en el cómic de Mark Millar y Frank Quitely, que se estrenará en Netflix en 2020. — Rincón⚡Friki (@RinconFriki_OF) August 11, 2019 North Dakota’s favorite actor’s newest performance leaps from the comics and onto the small screen. Courtesy: Image Comics/Millarworld Minot native Josh Duhamel is playing Sheldon Sampson,…

What is Net Neutrality and How Does it Affect Us?

It's a set of rules that went into effect in 2015 to prevent speed traps on the information super highway

NATIONAL (CNN) — The FCC voted to approve a plan that puts an end to net neutrality rules. But what exactly does this mean and how does it affect you at home? What is net neutrality? It has nothing to do with a volleyball or a tennis court. The “net” refers to the internet, something that has become necessary as…

“House of Cards” Suspended Amid Fallout of Star’s Sexual Abuse Allegation

A Netflix spokeswoman declined to provide further details about the action

  NATIONAL — Netflix and the maker of “House of Cards” say production on the show starring Kevin Spacey is suspended. The political satire is filming its sixth and final season amid fallout from a 1980s sexual abuse allegation leveled at Spacey by a former child star. In a joint statement, Netflix and producer Media Rights Capital say production was…

Netflix Raising Prices on Streaming Plans

The change affects most of Netflix's 53 million U.S. subscribers, although some won't be hit so long as they don't mind going without high-definition video

  NATIONAL — Netflix is raising the price for its most popular video streaming plan by 10 percent; a move that could boost its profits but slow the subscriber growth that drives its stock price. The change affects most of Netflix’s 53 million U.S. subscribers, although some won’t be hit so long as they don’t mind going without high-definition video….

Minnesota Schools Concerned Netflix Series Glorifies Teen Suicide

District officials in Anoka-Hennepin, Lakeville, Edina, Eden Prairie and others have sent information to parents

  MINNESOTA — Some school districts in Minnesota are concerned about a popular Netflix series about suicide. School officials and mental health experts are concerned the “13 Reasons Why” series about a 17-year-old girl who takes her own life could trigger dangerous thoughts and actions by vulnerable teens. District officials in Anoka-Hennepin, Lakeville, Edina, Eden Prairie and others have sent information…