Media and Entertainment

Coming soon: Netflix earnings (as in today)

It looks like Wall Street is expecting a good show from Netflix today when the company reports second-quarter earnings after the markets close. Numbers, we've got numbers: A Bloomberg survey of analysts expects earnings per share of $1.13 on $1.3 billion Read More →

New consoles help spark game sales

Mired in a six-year-long slump, the traditional video game industry is making a modest comeback this year. Through the first half of 2014, physical sales of video game products in the United States are actually up on an annual basis, thanks Read More →

Might a Silicon Valley firm bid on a media company like Time Warner?

Mega media mergers, like the one reported on Wednesday involving Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox's bid to buy Time Warner, seem a world away from Silicon Valley. But it's likely that the tech industry sat up and took notice of Murdoch's Read More →

FCC extends deadline for net neutrality comments after site problems

If you want a say in the future of the Internet, you have a few more days to make yourself heard. The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced that it was pushing back the Read More →

Emmy nominations stream in for Netflix

Last year, Netflix made history as its original series, "House of Cards," scored top Emmy nominations — the first non-TV series to do so. This year, the drama is back for encore nominations, and it brought some of Read More →

Matterport raises $16 million to advance 3D technology

Matterport, a photo software and augmented reality company in Mountain View, announced Monday it has raised $16 million to expand its 3D technology. The Series B funding round was led by new investor DCM, along with AME Cloud Ventures, another first-time Read More →
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