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Netflix gains subscribers, tracks Amazon “carefully”

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“Given Amazon’s size and ambitions, we continue to track their progress carefully as well.” With that brief statement, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings acknowledged one of the online streaming video service’s perceived competitors in its quarterly letter to shareholders as part of today’s first quarter 2012 earnings report: Amazon Prime Instant...
Netflix gains subscribers, tracks Amazon “carefully”

Chart: How Netflix views the streaming competition

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Reed Hastings Grousing about the selection in the Netflix streaming library may be a popular pastime, but the company is taking new steps to address that criticism by sizing up its top videos vs. the selection from its competitors. After surprising Wall Street with strong results yesterday, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings...
Chart: How Netflix views the streaming competition
Netflix will offer $11.99 family plan with up to four simultaneous streams

Read The Part Of Bill Ackman's Investor Letter Where He Talks About Taking A Bath On JC Penney (JCP)

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Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, the founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, is still making a bullish case for JCPenney even though his hedge fund is taking a beating on that investment. Pershing Square's investment in J.C. Penney has cost them "more than nine percentage points of gross...
Read The Part Of Bill Ackman's Investor Letter Where He Talks About Taking A Bath On JC Penney (JCP)

Netflix freeloaders forgot to cancel trials after binge viewing 'House of Cards'

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As the major online streaming services develop and launch original content, one of the most interesting tactics has come from Netflix, which released all 13 episodes of its well-received series House of Cards on a single day, Feb. 1. So everybody just signed up for a free trial, watched the...
Netflix freeloaders forgot to cancel trials after binge viewing 'House of Cards'

Weekend-special: Netflix unlocked for all Xbox Live users

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Microsoft is giving all Xbox Live users access to the Netflix app — just for this weekend. Normally, the app is only available for Gold-level subscribers who pay $60 per year. But Major Nelson announced today that all Live users with a Netflix subscription will have access this weekend. It...
Weekend-special: Netflix unlocked for all Xbox Live users

Amazon: No, we won't release entire TV seasons all at once like Netflix

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Netflix has recently been dropping entire season’s worth of episodes all at once — Arrested Development, House of Cards — allowing people to engage in “binge viewing.” Amazon isn’t following suit. While the Seattle online giant released all 14 pilots of its original comedy and children’s series at the same time when seeking customer feedback, the...
Amazon: No, we won't release entire TV seasons all at once like Netflix
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