Archive for the ‘Netflix’ Category

Is Mickey positioned to walk all over Netflix?

May 28, 2019

Is the “disrupter” now going to get disrupted?


Interesting opinion piece by investor Stephen McBride in Forbes and channeled through the Daily Wire

With 150 million subscribers, Netflix is the undisputed king of streaming … at least for now.

Netflix understands that content is the name of the game … and has invested more than $12 billion in orignal content … and gets high marks from viewers for having the best original content.


But Netflix has largely financed the new content development with debt … now owing creditors more than  $10 billion … and faces a formidable threat from cash-rich Amazon and recently announced streaming services from  Disney…


Trax: How Netflix knows what to recommend …

August 15, 2013

Consider this …

In March, Netflix shipped its 4 billionth DVD.

In the first quarter of 2013 alone, it streamed more than 4 billion hours.

The company estimates that 75 percent of viewer activity is driven by the company’s algorithmic recommendation.




Here’s some skinny on how Netflix works the numbers  …