Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) April 19 became the latest studio to announce a release slate for the new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format, with a summer line-up of new releases and catalog titles.
Despite Netflix’s weak Q2 subscriber growth guidance, subscription streaming and YouTube remain dominate forms of entertainment among Madison Ave.’s coveted 18-34 demo, according to new data from Adobe and The Diffusion Group.
Convinced virtual reality and holographic rendering can appeal beyond video gamers, HBO and Discovery Communications April 19 announced they have acquired ownership stakes in Otoy, a cloud graphics company.
With a stock valuation that has at times mirrored a ride on a high-speed ferris wheel, Netflix’s 13% drop after it offered tepid international subscriber guidance unleashed the wrath of Wall Street naysayers. While some are merely shorting the stock, others say the foreign sub guidance (2M subs vs. 3.5M market estimates) underscores Netflix’s challenges launching a global business.