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ticker NEWS streaming live to 79 million active subscribers

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ticker NEWS is now available to 79 million Zee5 subscribers

The world’s largest OTT streaming platform for South East Asian content, Zee5, has partnered with Ticker NEWS to bring world news to its extensive platform.

Zee5 is India’s leading subscription video on-demand and Over-The-Top service, with 79 million active users each month.

“This is a groundbreaking announcement for Ticker and Zee5, which will significantly increase the reach and viewership of Ticker NEWS and allows us to strengthen our footprint in South East Asia.”

Ticker CEO Ahron Young says.
TickerNEWS on ZEE5

“Ticker is now on the ground in India just as Netflix, Amazon and Disney are trying to gain a foothold,” Ahron says.

Ticker’s Founder and CEO Ahron Young

The platform is available in 12 languages, and Ticker’s content will feature both Live News and VOD as well as text news.

TickerNEWS team at Ticker park in Melbourne, Australia

News Category Head at Zee5, Pranav Chopra says the platform is excited to partner with Ticker, contributing to Zee5’s growth journey towards becoming a distinguished News Aggregator in the country.

“Having Ticker on Zee5 brings in a fresh perspective and authentic voice to the existing International News content in our portfolio,”

Pranav Chopra says.
TickerNEWS launches on ZEE5

“As ‘India’s Top News Destination’, with Ticker on Zee5, our users will now have access to their transformative News content from around the world.”

The ZEE5 App can be downloaded from Google Play Store or the iOS App Store. ZEE5 is also available on www.ZEE5.com.  The app is also available on Samsung Smart TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV.

ZEE5 is home to 200,000+ hours of On Demand Content and 200+ live TV channels. The platform brings together the best of Originals, Movies and TV Shows, Live News and Health and Lifestyle content all in one single destination.

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How Disney beat Netflix at its own game

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When it comes to streaming, there’s a new sheriff in town.

Disney+ has quickly become a major force in the streaming wars, adding over 14 million new subscribers in its latest quarter. That’s a big jump from the 3 million it had just three months prior.

In comparison, Netflix lost nearly 1 million subscribers in the same period.

So what happened? How did Disney+ overtake Netflix so quickly?

There are a few factors at play.

For one, Disney+ has a lot of content that people want to watch. As well as its acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the service  has access to popular franchises like Star Wars, Marvel, and The Simpsons. That’s a big draw for people who are looking for something to watch.

In addition, Disney+ is much cheaper than Netflix. A subscription to Disney+ costs $6.99 per month, while a Netflix subscription starts at $8.99 per month. For people who are trying to save money, Disney+ is the more appealing option. Though Disney and Netflix have signalled they’re going to push up their prices.

Disney+ has been aggressive in marketing itself as the superior streaming service. The company has run a number of ads that compare its service favorably to Netflix. This has helped convince people to switch to Disney+.

The Disney effect

The Walt Disney Company launched Disney+ on November 12, 2019. The streaming service is available in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico.

As of the second quarter of 2020, Netflix had nearly 221 million subscribers across 190 countries.

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What is the market share of Netflix? In the United States, Netflix has a market share of 37%. That means it is the most popular streaming service in the country.

When was Netflix founded? Netflix was founded on August 29, 1997, in Scotts Valley, California.

What type of company is Netflix? Netflix is a publicly-traded company. Its stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol NFLX.

What is the headquarters of Netflix? The headquarters of Netflix is located in Los Gatos, California.

Disney+ facts

Disney is spending $1 billion per year on its streaming service.

What is the market share of Disney+? In the United States, Disney+ has a market share of 24%.

When was Disney+ launched? Disney+ was launched on November 12, 2019.

What type of company is Disney? Disney is a publicly-traded company. Its stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DIS.

How much does Disney stock cost? As of August 2020, the price of one share of Disney stock is $115.76.

What is the headquarters of Disney? The headquarters of Disney is located in Burbank, California.

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Scientists discover dogs can sniff if you’re stressed

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Russia has begun vaccinating animals against COVID-19

Dog’s truely are our best friends and it turns out they really are in tune to our feelings by experiencing their world through smell

Scientists have discovered that dogs can detect stress, by sniffing our breath and sweat

Four dogs volunteered by their owners – were trained to “choose” one of three scent canisters.

And in more than 650 out of 700 trials, they sniffed a sample of sweat or breath that had been taken from a stressed person.

Dog highly sensitive scent-detection abilities are already used to detect drugs, explosives, and illnesses – so they really are paw-some animals

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Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper, dies at 59

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U.S. rapper and record producer Coolio has died

The musician was visiting a friend when he suddenly passed away, according to reports from his management.

TMZ reports the musician went to the bathroom and never returned.

Paramedics were sent to the scene after reports he entered cardiac arrest. But his cause of death is yet to be confirmed.

But the father of 10 was pronounced dead a short time after.

Coolio was best known for his hit songs Gangsta’s Paradise, Fantastic Voyage, and It’s All The Way Live.

He was aged 59.

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