Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Redbox enters the free, ad-supported streaming market – TechCrunch

Redbox has entered the ad-supported streaming market with the launch of Redbox Free Live TV. The company, best known for its DVD rental kiosks, has been dabbling with streaming for years as consumer demand for DVD rentals has simultaneously declined. But despite its name, Redbox’s new streaming service isn’t offering “live TV” similar to what… Continue reading

Why your next TV needs ‘filmmaker mode’ – TechCrunch

TVs this year will ship with a new feature called “filmmaker mode,” but unlike the last dozen things the display industry has tried to foist on consumers, this one actually matters. It doesn’t magically turn your living room into a movie theater, but it’s an important step in that direction. This new setting arose out… Continue reading

Netflix is still saying ‘no’ to ads – TechCrunch

Despite ongoing speculation and investor pressure, Netflix is still declining to adopt an advertising-based business model as a means to boost its revenue, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed on Tuesday. The company on its Q4 earnings call again shot down the idea of an ad-supported option, with Hastings explaining there’s no “easy money” in an… Continue reading

Quibi’s Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman offer a deeper look at the new streaming service – TechCrunch

Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman took the stage this morning at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to offer a deeper look into the technology behind the soon-to-launch mobile streaming service. The company had already revealed much about its intentions with Quibi, including how it’s the first streaming service designed exclusively… Continue reading

Snapchat will launch Bitmoji TV, a personalized cartoon show – TechCrunch

Snapchat’s most popular yet under-exploited feature is finally getting the spotlight in 2020. Starting in February with a global release, your customizable Bitmoji avatar will become the star of a full-motion cartoon series called Bitmoji TV. It’s a massive evolution for Bitmoji beyond the chat stickers and comic strip-style Stories where they were being squandered… Continue reading