• Here’s why Netflix shares are off after reporting earnings
    by Alex Wilhelm on October 20, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    Shares of consumer video service Netflix are down sharply after the bell today, following the company’s Q3 earnings report. Why is Netflix suddenly worth about 5% less than before? A mixed earnings report, a disappointing new paying customer number, and slightly slack guidance appear to be the answer. The numbers Heading into the third quarter,

  • Netflix user growth slows as production ramps up again
    by Anthony Ha on October 20, 2020 at 8:26 pm

    After the COVID-19 pandemic drove impressive subscriber growth earlier this year, Netflix’s numbers have come back down to Earth. The streaming service added 15.77 million net new subscribers in the first quarter of the year, followed by 10.09 million in Q2. It only projected 2.5 million for Q3. Today’s earnings report shows the company falling

  • Adobe brings its misinformation-fighting content attribution tool to the Photoshop beta
    by Taylor Hatmaker on October 20, 2020 at 8:05 pm

    Adobe’s work on a chain of custody that could link online images back to their origins is inching closer to becoming a reality. The prototype, part of the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI), will soon appear in the beta of Photoshop, Adobe’s ubiquitous image editing software. Adobe says the preview of the new tool will be

  • How to ‘watch’ NASA’s OSIRIS-REx snatch a sample from near-Earth asteroid Bennu
    by Devin Coldewey on October 20, 2020 at 7:23 pm

    NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe is about to touch down on an asteroid for a smash-and-grab mission, and you can follow its progress live — kind of. The craft is scheduled to perform its collection operation this afternoon, and we’ll know within minutes if all went according to plan. OSIRIS-REx, which stands for Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource

  • Equity Shot: The DoJ, Google and what the suit could mean for startups
    by Alex Wilhelm on October 20, 2020 at 6:52 pm

    Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s a big day in tech because the U.S. federal government is going after Google on anti-competitive grounds. Sure, the timing appears crassly political and the case is not picking up huge plaudits thus far for its air-tightness, but

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