NETFLIX

The Weakest Link

Is It Safe to Share a Netflix or HBO Go Account?

The impulse behind our willingness to share our Netflix or HBO Go passwords with other people could be hardwired.
Sarah Emerson
11.14.18
piracy

The Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy

BitTorrent usage has bounced back because there's too many streaming services, and too much exclusive content.
Karl Bode
10.2.18
The Most Unknown

The Geomicrobiologist Searching for the Origins of Life

Penn State professor and geomicrobiologist-slash-astrobiologist Jenn Macalady is answering how we and other organisms could survive on other planets, by looking deep into Earth’s history.
Samantha Cole
8.23.18
choose your own adventure

Netflix Is Going to Stream a Playable 'Minecraft' Adventure Game

The streaming service is teaming up with Telltale Games to extend the ‘Stranger Things’ universe and expand its interactive media catalogue.
Matthew Gault
6.13.18
NOT SO FAST

After Arrest in Serbia, Netflix Hackers ‘The Dark Overlord’ Say They’re Still Going

Serbian police may have arrested a suspected member of The Dark Overlord hacking crew, but someone in control of the group's email account told Motherboard "we're still here."
Joseph Cox
5.17.18
cord-cutting

Cord Cutting in the US Has Nearly Tripled Since 2013

A new report shows that the number of people who only watch TV through streaming services increased from around 5 million households to 14 million.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.29.18
what to watch

The Best Science Fiction Movies and Shows on Netflix Right Now

Motherboard’s guide to binging good sci-fi stories.
Matthew Gault
3.23.18
cord-cutting

Cable Industry Slowly Realizes More Ads and Higher Prices Aren’t the Solution to Cord Cutting

Competing with Netflix and YouTube is turning out to be harder than cable companies thought.
Karl Bode
3.8.18
Sci-Fi

The Best Character in 'Altered Carbon' Is a Hotel

Edgar Allan Poe is the perfect detective’s companion.
Matthew Gault
2.7.18
net neutrality

Google, Facebook, and Netflix Decide They Care About Net Neutrality Again

A group the corporations are a part of will sue the FCC, but where were they during the fight to protect net neutrality in the first place?
Karl Bode
1.9.18
black mirror

‘Black Mirror’ Made a Murder Thriller About Overbearing Licensing Agreements

"Crocodile" isn't about mind-reading technology, it's about the End User License Agreements that enable it.
Jason Koebler
1.2.18
Television

‘Wormwood’ Is an LSD-Soaked True Crime Masterpiece

Errol Morris dissects MKUltra, the CIA’s mind control experiments—and redefines the true crime genre in the process.
Matthew Gault
12.28.17
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