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Netflix is en route to top all network channels in viewership
Netflix is en route to top all network channels in viewership
Netflix's rate of expansion and popularity in the US and beyond has been impressive the past few years. It has challenged cable channels like ...... 26 Jun 2015 - 4 comments
Netflix raises price for HD streaming service in UK
Netflix raises price for HD streaming service in UK
Netflix has announced that the base price for their streaming service has been raised for the UK market. Previously priced at 6.99 per month, ...... 11 Jun 2015
Netflix confirms streaming service is headed to Portugal, Italy and Spain this October
Netflix confirms streaming service is headed to Portugal, Italy and Spain this October
In two separate announcements this week, Netflix has announced that its popular streaming service will reach Italy, Portugal and Spain this October. ...... 07 Jun 2015 - 1 comment
Netflix CEO: Piracy created the internet that now uses Netflix
Netflix CEO: Piracy created the internet that now uses Netflix
Netflix has become almost synonymous with movie streaming. There are others but it is Netflix that is the Kleenex of streaming services. There ...... 05 Jun 2015 - 6 comments
Streaming and digital revenue ready to surpass DVD sales for first time ever
Streaming and digital revenue ready to surpass DVD sales for first time ever
According to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers study, consumers are finally spending more money on streaming and digital downloads than they are ...... 05 Jun 2015 - 1 comment
Netflix denies it is adding advertisements to streaming service
Netflix denies it is adding advertisements to streaming service
Following reports that Netflix was preparing to add ads to its streaming service, CEO Reed Hastings shut down the rumors with a simple Facebook post. ...... 02 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
Netflix bills customers multiple times in error
Netflix bills customers multiple times in error
A Netflix billing glitch has resulted in some customers reporting that their accounts were charged the monthly fee for the service multiple ...... 25 May 2015 - 6 comments
Netflix looks to break into China
Netflix looks to break into China
According to new reports, Netflix is in talks with Wasu Media Holding, the Chinese company backed by Alibaba's Jack Ma, looking to partner up ...... 17 May 2015
Watch Now: The first trailer for 'Sense8,' the sci-fi Netflix exclusive from the Wachowskis
Watch Now: The first trailer for 'Sense8,' the sci-fi Netflix exclusive from the Wachowskis
The Wachowski siblings, best known for creating 'The Matrix' and more recently 'Jupiter Ascending,' are back with a new sci-fi series exclusively ...... 07 May 2015 - 1 comment
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
A court has ordered Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to websites associated with the Popcorn Time software. Popcorn Time ...... 02 May 2015 - 3 comments
Netflix orders 'Our Planet,' an eight part nature documentary in 4K
Netflix orders 'Our Planet,' an eight part nature documentary in 4K
Netflix has ordered "Our Planet," an eight-part nature documentary from the makers of the popular "Planet Earth" series. The series will ...... 19 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Netflix wants universal content for all of its libraries
Netflix wants universal content for all of its libraries
Netflix is tired of trying to deal with VPN and proxy users and CEO Reed Hastings says the company's ultimate goal is universal content across the globe. ...... 02 Apr 2015 - 4 comments
T-Mobile offering a free year of Netflix to Galaxy S6 buyers
T-Mobile offering a free year of Netflix to Galaxy S6 buyers
T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere has confirmed today that the carrier is offering a full free year of Netflix if you purchase a new Samsung Galaxy S6. ...... 25 Mar 2015
36 percent of U.S. households have Netflix
36 percent of U.S. households have Netflix
According to Nielsen, a large percent of American households are subscribed to at least one video streaming service. Netflix remains the ...... 13 Mar 2015
Aussies and Kiwis finally getting Netflix this month
Aussies and Kiwis finally getting Netflix this month
Netflix has announced that fans in Australia and New Zealand will finally get access to the company's streaming catalog. Many Aussies and ...... 04 Mar 2015
Netflix's original sci-fi series from the Wachowskis will be here June 5th
Netflix's original sci-fi series from the Wachowskis will be here June 5th
Netflix's first original sci-fi program 'Sense8' will launch on June 5th via the streaming service. The drama follows the story of eight ...... 04 Mar 2015
Netflix acquires rights to 'Beasts of No Nation' for $12 million for Oscar run
Netflix acquires rights to 'Beasts of No Nation' for $12 million for Oscar run
Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to African war drama 'Beasts of No Nation' as the streaming giant sets on a path to win an Oscar. ...... 04 Mar 2015
Netflix beats anti-trust class action suit stemming from DVD rental business in 2005
Netflix beats anti-trust class action suit stemming from DVD rental business in 2005
Though we would forgive you if you forgot, Netflix used to be a DVD-by-mail rental company before becoming a streaming giant. In 2005, Netflix ...... 28 Feb 2015 - 3 comments
Netflix adds new original kids programming including 'Inspector Gadget' reboot
Netflix adds new original kids programming including 'Inspector Gadget' reboot
Netflix has announced today that it will be expanding its original programming for kids with the addition of five new shows, include some remakes ...... 26 Feb 2015 - 1 comment
Netflix headed to Cuba as embargo lifts
Netflix headed to Cuba as embargo lifts
Popular streaming video service Netflix will be available in Cuba starting today, at the same rate of $7.99 that Americans have enjoyed for years. ...... 09 Feb 2015 - 2 comments
Is Netflix getting a live-action Zelda series?
Is Netflix getting a live-action Zelda series?
On Friday, the WSJ had a very interesting piece for gamers, claiming that Netflix is working on a live-action television show based on the hit ...... 09 Feb 2015
Don't forget, 'The Interview' is now available on Netflix
Don't forget, 'The Interview' is now available on Netflix
As a reminder, if you are a Netflix subscriber and haven't yet seen the now infamous 'The Interview,' it is available to stream starting today. ...... 24 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Netflix acknowledges that Popcorn Time is 'competition' with misleading chart
Netflix acknowledges that Popcorn Time is 'competition' with misleading chart
During Netflix's recent quarterly shareholders report, in which the company showed huge growth in subscribers, there was a small note in which ...... 22 Jan 2015 - 5 comments
'The Interview' is headed to Netflix on Saturday
'The Interview' is headed to Netflix on Saturday
Netflix has announced today that U.S. and Canadian streaming subscribers will be able to watch the infamous 'The Interview' starting this Saturday. ...... 21 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Amazon signs Woody Allen for first ever TV show
Amazon signs Woody Allen for first ever TV show
In addition to Netflix the e-commerce giant Amazon is trying to fight against the Hollywood's overbearing control over TV shows. Now Amazon ...... 13 Jan 2015 - 4 comments
House of Cards continues on Feb 27th  watch the new trailer!
House of Cards continues on Feb 27th watch the new trailer!
The Netflix original that has since the first season defined the service House of Cards is continuing on February 27th. The Emmy and Golden ...... 12 Jan 2015
Marvel's 'Daredevil' series headed exclusively to Netflix in April
Marvel's 'Daredevil' series headed exclusively to Netflix in April
Marvel has confirmed the release date for their Netflix exclusive 'Daredevil' series: April 10th. All thirteen hour-long episodes will be ...... 07 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Netflix beginning to crack down on proxy, VPN users
Netflix beginning to crack down on proxy, VPN users
Due to international laws that vary by country, not all Netflix subscriptions are created equal. A few more tech-savvy users have found ways ...... 04 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Netflix addresses Offline Playback question once and for all
Netflix addresses Offline Playback question once and for all
We've been waiting for Netflix to finally give a verdict on the possibility of Offline Playback and the streaming firm finally has. Speaking ...... 17 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Netflix to soon have up to 20 originals a year
Netflix to soon have up to 20 originals a year
Netflix has been increasing their portfolio of tv shows steadily during the past couple of years. The pace is only going to get higher says ...... 10 Dec 2014
Netflix streaming headed to Australia, New Zealand in March
Netflix streaming headed to Australia, New Zealand in March
Netflix has confirmed two more nations will be receiving the streaming service in the coming months. Both Australia and New Zealand will ...... 19 Nov 2014
Netflix to get some new 'Friends' in 2015
Netflix to get some new 'Friends' in 2015
According to Netflix, streaming subscribers will soon have access to every episode of "Friends." The popular show, which ended in 2004 after ...... 16 Oct 2014 - 8 comments
Netflix customers will have to pay more for 4K content
Netflix customers will have to pay more for 4K content
Netflix has confirmed that subscribers that want access to 4K streaming content will have to pay $11.99 per month for their subscription, a ...... 13 Oct 2014 - 16 comments
Netflix and Adam Sandler sign deal for four exclusive feature length films
Netflix and Adam Sandler sign deal for four exclusive feature length films
Earlier this week, Netflix announced that it had signed a deal with Adam Sandler for four feature length films that will be available first ...... 06 Oct 2014 - 4 comments
Netflix announces first original feature film - a sequel to the hit 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'
Netflix announces first original feature film - a sequel to the hit 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'
Netflix has announced its first original full-length feature film - a sequel to 2000's hit 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.' Called 'Crouching ...... 01 Oct 2014 - 10 comments
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