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Apple has poached a senior Netflix video engineer to lead the iPhone maker’s Apple TV+ streaming business towards the light. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple’s recent spate of engineering hires is to avoid syncing faults and information display errors which have historically plagued its other services businesses like Apple Music and Maps. The new Apple hire, Ruslan Meshenberg, also served as Netflix’s Director of Cloud. The US ranks fourth globally for penetration of streaming devices, behind the UK, Denmark, and Sweden which ranked first with 55% of respondents to an Ampere Analysis survey saying they own a connected TV device or dongle. It means 1 in 3 users across the top 16 markets own a device such as…

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