There's a huge chance, Apple might just acquire Netflix!
Jan 03, 2018, 02:34
If Apple were to do that, it would certainly be one of the largest deals we'll see in 2018 as the streaming service now has a market cap of $87 billion. The recent U.S. corporate tax cut allows firms to repatriate cash which is just sitting overseas without getting hit with huge taxes. Contrary to the earlier reports of Apple launching a video subscription product in 2018, some analysts have said that the company may possibly be buying Netflix, taking advantage of US President Donald Trump's corporate tax cut, with the upcoming influx of funds that was not previously available.
The same Citi research note, which was written before Disney's offer to buy a large chunk of 21st Century Fox, said that Apple had about a 25% chance of buying Disney with its repatriated money. This is a good problem to have.
But given its previous interest in TV, movies and video content, Netflix is the most likely choice for Cupertino to splash its cash on, providing the streaming giant is willing to sell. For Apple, that's about $220 billion - only a third of which is required to acquire Netflix.
The company would need only 1/3 of that to snap up Netflix. In the near future, however, Apple might spend a lot more on a major acquisition. To date, Apple has over $250 billion in cash, most of it sitting overseas.
Suva and team analyzed several potential acquisition targets for Apple, and of the options, they gave the possibility of Apple buying Netflix the highest probability.
Fuelling the scenarios are two big Hollywood names such as Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston who will feature in the first scripted video series of Apple. This perhaps makes the company more attractive to Apple, which has begun dabbling with original content to supplement the movie and TV show purchases and rentals traditionally available through iTunes. This money is now being stored overseas, but Apple will have an opportunity to move the cash back to the United States without suffering extensive tax penalties. Apple has the money, it wants to get into the streaming game, and really there's no better position to be in, right now, than to be the owner of Netflix in terms of streaming media.
The Xbox One app has been in the works since the end of 2016, and is available to download now through Windows and the Xbox Store. The network location is also limited; the app can only access the NFS://shares folder when trying to use files via network.
Bandera-Margaret has curly brown hair, brown eyes, stands 4-feet 5-inches, and weighs around 75 pounds. The search began on Sunday, when police were making a welfare check at a home and found a dead woman.
LSU will be without three defensive starters, however: edge rusher Arden Key and linebackers Corey Thompson and Donnie Alexander. But the Tigers , while certainly talented, have struggled this season, and are missing three of their starting front seven.
She shared news of the birth on Instagram , writing that it was "the best gift to ring in the New Year". The couple are already parents to nine-year-old daughter Honor and six-year-old daughter Haven .
On Twitter, he shared the photo with the greeting: "Happy New Year from Team #Solo ", the director wrote on Twitter. John Williams' association with Star Wars began in 1977 when he wrote the memorable score for A New Hope .
The Londoners now have 45 points from 21 games, one more than third-placed United, who have played the same number of games. When you play a lot of games in a few days it is important to rotate and find different solutions.
Underwood posted a photo of herself to Instagram last week with her face nearly entirely covered by a scarf. Unfortunately, her face was also injured , and the recovery for that has been "absolutely brutal".
In addition to seeking a new defensive coordinator, the Packers are in search for a new general manager. Green Bay will start the hiring process to replace Thompson as general manager, according to Rapoport .
Pakistan, a close ally of the United States for 70 long years, vowed to respond soon and tell the world "the truth". Average Iranians have been frustrated over an economic boost from the sanctions lift not being passed down to them.
- Hospitals around the country claim to have given birth to the first baby of the year but this one is definitely a contender. Harry Jacob Ferguson arrived at Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin as the bells were still chiming to herald the New Year.
Sony Michel scored the game-ending touchdown after Georgia blocked Oklahoma kicker Austin Seibert's field goal in double overtime. The National Championship game will be played on Monday Jan. 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Kerryon Johnson's 4-yard run climaxed an 80-yard drive the next time Auburn got the ball, putting the Tigers ahead. Jarrett Stidham completed 28 of 44 passes for 331 yards and one TD, but also threw two critical INTs.
Atletico Madrid officially unveil Diego Costa
Costa, 29, helped Chelsea to the Premier League title last season but his three-year spell at Stamford Bridge came to an acrimonious end. "They made my life easier". "I learned English there", he laughed, according to Marca .
Top 5 ODI performances by Indians against South Africa
Bhuvneshwar feels the current form give his team a good chance of improving its record in South Africa."Everyone is confident. "But that is no surety of what kind of pitch you would get in the game", said Bhuvneshwar in a media interaction.