Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicApple TV+

Topic: Apple TV+

Between #MeToo second chance and cancel culture, Apple TV’s ‘The Morning Show’ finds its feet

The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, shows the power of a second chance in its latest season.

Apple TV show ‘Ted Lasso’ passed its greatest test — winning over football fanatics

Football fans don’t get too many shows and movies they like. And the less said about ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal’ the better.

Apple debuts subscription bundles, its twist on Amazon Prime

The bundles start at $14.95 a month for a tier including Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+ & 50 GB of iCloud storage. The lower tier will have a $19.95 version for families.

Netflix faces the heat as Disney+ & Apple TV+ step up competition

Its unlikely that Netflix subscribers will cancel in droves but the competition will curb its ability to raise prices & create a more volatile rate of churn.

Apple enters Indian TV market with Rs 99-a-month streaming service

The recently launched Apple TV+ is looking to undercut Amazon and Netflix by providing the service for free for a year on purchase of an Apple device.

Apple launches its new streaming platform, adding to the madness

Apple, Disney, and AT&T are spending millions on their new streaming platforms and flooding an already saturated space with more content.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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