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Walmart plans SVOD service to take on Netflix

Walmart plans to launch a video streaming service that will directly challenge Netflix and Amazon, according to The Information. The US retailer is considering the introduction of a SVOD product that would undercut the price point of the streaming giants. Anonymous sources told the publisher that the service would be US$8 a month alongside a […]

LinkedIn considers original programming

Business-focused social network LinkedIn is considering a move into original programming, according to a report by The Information. The social network’s CEO Jeff Weiner (pictured) is reported to have said that shows such as Shark Tank (the equivalent of Dragons Den in the US) could be the kind of programming that works with its users, […]