ShinyShiny snippets: Nearly 1 million Brits have cancelled streaming services this year

Almost 1m British households have given up on the streaming revolution so far this year, as the cost of living crisis forces increasingly budget-conscious consumers to stop taking services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+. The premiere of two of the most-hyped and expensive shows of all time – the $650m (£580m) productions of Rings of…

ShinyShiny snippets: Samsung ad criticised by women’s running groups

Samsung's latest advert has been criticised by some women's running groups and safety campaigners for being "unrealistic". The film shows a young woman getting up at 02:00 to go for a run through the streets of a city alone. Samsung says the aim was to show runners working to their own schedules. But women's safety…

Brits spend two hours a day streaming, BT TV survey shows

The average Brit spends two hours a day streaming TV - more than half of all the time spent watching the box. A study of 2,000 adults found they spend an average of three hours and 44 minutes daily viewing TV shows, films or sports. But almost two hours of this is through streaming services…