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Google’s ‘Project Stream’ could be the Netflix of video games

Google's video game service, which launches Tuesday, is designed to allow users to play on a web browser or TV without a PlayStation and Xbox.
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Green Book wins Oscar for best picture in setback for Netflix, Roma

The win dashed Netflix Inc.’s hopes that its Alfonso Cuaron-directed Roma would garner the streaming giant’s first top Oscar.
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Zee’s Subhash Chandra races to end mess that erased $1.6 billion of his group’s value

Zee is seeking to assure investors that the share plunge won’t hit Subhash Chandra’s plans to sell half of his stake & reduce debt.
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Are online streaming channels eating into our reading habits?

With streaming platforms like Netflix and Hotstar offering a variety of content, millennials are taking to them for more than just entertainment. Some even say that their reading habit has taken a hit now. ThePrint asks: Are online streaming channels eating into our reading habits? Netflix, Hotstar have ensured we carry a vast pool of audio-visual content in our pockets Ekta Handa Web Editor I agree that online streaming channels are eating into our reading time. Everyone has access to the internet today and it is easier to watch a video/series online than read a book, which probably requires more concentration. We see many people watching movies or shows on their phones while on the Metro or in buses, where it is difficult and cumbersome to read a book. Yes, one can always read a book on one’s phone, but not many people like it and not everyone can afford e-readers like Kindle. What’s more, the...
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Netflix raises prices for US subscribers by up to 18%

British Parliament rejects Brexit deal and China accuses Canada of double standards after it asks for clemency for convicted national.
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Which was the most underrated Netflix show of 2018?

ThePrint team curates a list of must-watch Netflix shows from 2018 that you can binge on before the year ends.
US President Donald Trump addresses US armed forces members on a Christmas Day video conference call in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

On Christmas Eve, Trump talks to 7-year-old, wonders if he should believe in Santa

China’s fascination with Christmas and a British national who was abducted 32 years ago is coming back home
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Apple’s got a ‘Netflix for magazines’ now but publishers aren’t jumping with joy

Apple is preparing to relaunch Texture, an app it agreed to buy in March that offers unlimited access to about 200 magazines.
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Should Netflix relaunch an overly vain Poo played by Kareena Kapoor?

According to reports, Kareena Kapoor is in talks with entertainment giant Netflix to reprise her iconic character Poo from 2001 film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in a new series.
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Respected judges & ministers, policing Netflix won’t make us sanskari

It is as if our courts and govt, having rid the society of all other evils, have taken up the onerous task of cleansing it.

On Camera

Kanshiram (centre) along with the other founding members of BAMCEF in the 1970s | Facebook

Kanshi Ram matters in 2019 polls and why some think he deserves a Bharat Ratna

Kanshi Ram promised the lower castes that if they can organise themselves into a grand voting bloc, they will become the ruler of this country.
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Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

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Chopper delivery from India to Afghanistan delayed by a year, now likely in June

Questions are, however, being raised in Afghanistan on whether India will be able to deliver the Mi-25 gunship choppers as it heads into elections & amid tension with Pakistan.
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?