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Netflix’s Ad-Supported Plan Will Launch in November at $6.99 a Month
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Netflix’s Ad-Supported Plan Will Launch in November at $6.99 a Month

Netflix will charge $6.99 a month for its new ad-supported tier of service when it debuts next month, the company said Thursday, releasing the plan a month before the launch of Disney+’s ad-backed streaming tier and for one dollar less. Netflix said the new tier, called “Basic with Ads,” will initially be available in 12...

TikTok Parent ByteDance Sets Sights on Spotify With Music-Streaming Expansion
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TikTok Parent ByteDance Sets Sights on Spotify With Music-Streaming Expansion

TikTok parent ByteDance Ltd. has begun talks with music labels about expanding its music-streaming service globally to compete with industry leaders including Spotify Technology SA, according to people familiar with the discussions. Significant hurdles remain in the negotiations, the people said, but ByteDance wants the service to eventually be integrated within TikTok and to serve...

Elon Musk Touts His Newest Venture: Perfume That Smells Like Burnt Hair
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Elon Musk Touts His Newest Venture: Perfume That Smells Like Burnt Hair

Updated Oct. 12, 2022 5:41 pm ET Listen to article (1 minute) Elon Musk is giving himself a new title: perfume pusher.  The Tesla Inc. chief executive announced on Twitter Tuesday night that he’s selling a $100 perfume that smells like burnt hair. Hours later, he tweeted that he sold 10,000 bottles, which would add...

You Hated Your Cable Package. Your Streaming Services Are Bringing It Back.
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You Hated Your Cable Package. Your Streaming Services Are Bringing It Back.

The Great Rebundling is upon us. Not long ago, TV watchers rebelled against the tyranny of the cable “bundle”—paying $100 or more for a roster of dozens of channels, many of which they never watched. They cut the cord and celebrated the joy of ordering new streaming services one by one. #Hated #Cable #Package #Streaming...