Samsung doing more UHD deals with Euro content providers
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Backing up its hardware


Samsung is finally getting around to backing up its 2016 UHD and HDR TV range by signing deals with European content providers.

AMD’s cash cow is being milked
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Opinion It’s on some kind of a roll - bacon roll, sausage roll?

It takes a lot of money to make and sell microprocessors  - it always has done and it probably always will, but it seems to some that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is burning an awful lot of that rare commodity.

Piracy up over Netflix antics
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Make it too difficult and people will opt for piracy

Movie piracy has been on the decline for a while as legitimate content at a reasonable price became available. However that has turned around again as Netflix attempted to bring in a regional control system which makes it difficult for users to get the content they want.

Netflix begins blocking VPN users
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Access to full content catalog now restricted

On Thursday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that some users in Australia are now being blocked when they use virtual private network (VPN) services in their home country to access Netflix content intended for other regions, primarily the United States.

Netflix to raise "grandfathered" plan prices after Q4 earnings
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Price hike begins in 2H 2016 for "Standard" 1080p subscribers


In a recent letter to shareholders, the company announced its earnings for Q4 2015, showing a $36.7 million profit year-over-year and warning its grandfathered subscribers on the $7.99 price for “Standard” 1080p service that they can expect a price hike starting in the second half of this year.

130 countries getting Netflix
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4K for nearly everyone

One of the most important developments at CES was Netflix's announcement that it was deploying to 130 countries.

Netflix 4K UHD coming to Nvidia Shield
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Could be a big selling point

One item of note that was missing last night from the press conference announcement of the new Nvidia Shield Android TV platform was support for 4K UHD content. 



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