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Recent articles by Joan E.:

Netflix wants you to know Umbrella Academy, Triple Frontier, and Fyre are so hot right now

Once upon a time, Netflix never shared how many people watch its shows. Then it realized people want to watch what they know other people are watching. → Read More

Netflix added subscribers like gangbusters but it won't book as many next time

Netflix warned about slowing member growth, expecting to add roughly half as many members in the second quarter as it did in the first. → Read More

Disney Plus a Netflix killer? Actually, it's Apple's headache now

At $7 a month, Disney Plus has set a bar that's hard for Apple to limbo under. → Read More

AT&T sells back stake in Hulu, leaving Disney and Comcast as remaining owners

The deal values Hulu at $15 billion. → Read More

Disney Plus: 5 unanswered questions about Netflix's streaming rival

Disney doled out a mass of information but somehow still managed to miss a few key points. → Read More

Twitch launches its first game, karaoke fest Twitch Sings

After six months in beta, the game's now open to anyone. → Read More

Disney Plus: Every show and movie you can definitely stream

Will your favorite movies or shows be included in Disney's $7-a-month streaming service? Here's all the ones that are confirmed. → Read More

Disney Plus: Every show and movie Disney confirmed

Will your favorite flick or show be included in Disney's $7-a-month streaming service? → Read More

Disney Plus will cost $7 a month and launch Nov. 12

Disney Plus will cram new originals and legacy premium programming into its service, at almost half the cost of Netflix's most popular plan in the US. → Read More

Star Wars spinoff The Mandalorian will be released at launch of Disney Plus

"We're trying to make it look like Star Wars," executive producer Jon Favreau says. → Read More

Marvel's Scarlet Witch, Vision get original show, WandaVision on Disney Plus

Disney Plus gets another high-profile Marvel project. → Read More

Avengers: Endgame clip gets a preview at Disney Plus event

Captain America gets the last word in, as they plot their pursuit of Thanos: "Let's go get this son of a bitch" → Read More

In Disney Plus Frozen 2 teaser, Elsa's not okay

The tease was part of a presentation for the Disney Plus streaming television service. → Read More

Disney Plus will allow downloads for offline viewing

Downloads are a popular feature but they could put pressure on Disney's business selling DVDs, Blu-rays, and download-to-own → Read More

Disney Plus likely to get a discounted bundle with Hulu and ESPN Plus

You're "likely" to get a lower price if you subscribe to two or more of Disney's streaming services. → Read More

Disney Plus: 7 questions we want answered at today's unveiling

Disney is rounding up investors, reporters and analysts for a first look into its much-anticipated Netflix rival, Disney Plus. Here's what we want to know. → Read More

Netflix's dunk on Oscar backlash? It might buy its own movie theater

Netflix is in early talks to buy a historic theater in LA, when it already has traditional Hollywood on edge more than usual. → Read More

Apple TV Plus streaming service: Release date, price, shows and movies to expect

Apple TV Plus finally has a name and megawatt stars bragging about it. But with so much still under wraps, here's what we really know -- and what we don't. → Read More

Apple TV Plus streaming service: Shows, movies, price and bundles to expect

Apple TV Plus finally has a name and megawatt stars bragging about it. But with so much still under wraps, here's what we really know -- and what we don't. → Read More

Deepfakes may try to ruin the world. But they can come for you too

But -- bright side! -- videos with your face on somebody else’s body usually aren't as tantalizing to bad guys as, say, creating political chaos. → Read More