Netflix tops 200 million subscribers but faces growing challenge from Disney Plus

Netflix’s video streaming service has surpassed 200 million subscribers for the first time as its expanding line-up of TV series and movies continues to captivate people stuck at home during the ongoing battle against the pandemic. The subscriber milestone highlighted Netflix’s fourth-quarter results released Tuesday. The service added another 8.5 million subscribers during the October-December period, […]


‘Mulan’ has a lackluster box office debut in China

“Mulan” was designed to be a blockbuster in China. But so far, the Disney film is off to a pretty anemic start at the Chinese box office. According to the studio, the live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic brought in an estimated $23.2 million opening in China this weekend. To put that number into context, […]

Disney's much-anticipated streaming service debuts in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. (Credit: Ivan Marc/Shutterstock)

Here’s what you need to know about the Disney+ launch

After more than four years of planning and an “unprecedented” marketing campaign from the Walt Disney Company, Disney+ is set to make its debut Tuesday. Disney, of course, is far from the only company jumping into the streaming wars. Apple launched its own streaming platform earlier this month, and AT&T’s and NBCUniversal’s services are both set to debut next year. […]