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Netflix reaches 30M streaming subscribers
Netflix stock jumps 20 percent on massive customer streaming numbers
Netflix streaming activity may have dropped 25 percent due to Olympics coverage

Netflix Says It's Back to Boom Times. Wall Street Isn't Convinced

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Netflix says 2012 is going to be great. Wall Street remembers 2011. And that’s the explanation for last night’s stock swoon, which followed a solid-to-good Q1 earnings report from the video company. Specifically, Wall Street doesn’t believe Reed Hastings’ prediction that his company will add 7 million customers to its...
Netflix Says It's Back to Boom Times. Wall Street Isn't Convinced

"We are not in discussions and have no plans to work with Netflix."

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"We are not in discussions and have no plans to work with Netflix." - HBO spokesman Jeff Cusson Netflix CEO Reed Hastings opened that door today during their earnings announcement. HBO just slammed it in their face. ...
"We are not in discussions and have no plans to work with Netflix."

Reed Hastings Won't Face SEC Penalties For Facebook Post

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And the agency clarified its social media rules in a report issued today. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings escaped enforcement action by the SEC over his Facebook posts detailing information about the company that wasn't reported in the company's public filing, the government agency announced today. Hastings' actions came under...
Reed Hastings Won't Face SEC Penalties For Facebook Post
Olympics could be playing havoc with Netflix streaming activity
Reed Hastings, meet Carl Icahn. And good luck.

Sony PlayStation 3 claims top spot as Netflix streaming device of choice

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As the current gen's console wars wind down in preparation for the coming wave, Sony's still playing a wee bit of catch up. The gaming titan may not be the dominant force it once was, but where its streaming video performance is concerned, the PS3 is an undisputed king....
Sony PlayStation 3 claims top spot as Netflix streaming device of choice

TIME 100 poll goes tech in 2012 with Cook, Bezos, Hoffman, Zuckerberg, Karp, Dorsey, Thiel and more

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TIME magazine has once again fired up its yearly poll to decide on the most influential people in the world, and this year its a full-on tech fest. There are dozens of interesting folks with artists like Adele, activists like AiWeiwei and public figures like Ben Bernanke, but the most interesting bit is how...
TIME 100 poll goes tech in 2012 with Cook, Bezos, Hoffman, Zuckerberg, Karp, Dorsey, Thiel and more

Netflix Talks a Little Trash About the Competition

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Netflix turned in a Q4 that beat Wall Street’s expectations, and it’s basking in the results as investors bid up its shares by more than 25 percent. That’s much a better story for Reed Hastings and company than some of its recent quarters, where things went pretty much the other...
Netflix Talks a Little Trash About the Competition

Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

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Netflix isn't sinking, but it's certainly not the soaring brand it once was and has endured its fair share of struggles over the last several years. But, if you think Reed Hastings is shaking in his boots over encroaching competition you'd be wrong. The CEO says that Amazon will...
Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war
Netflix continues its invasion into Europe with service in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, & Finland

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

Netflix to Increase CEO Hastings Pay

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Netflix raised Chief Executive Reed Hastings's compensation package to $4 million for 2013, essentially doubling his pay this year....
Netflix to Increase CEO Hastings Pay

Netflix's Hastings to get pay bump in 2013

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will see a bigger paycheck from the video streaming service next year, with the streaming service revealing a $4 million compensation package in documents filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Hastings will receive $2 million in salary and $2 million in compensation through stock...
Netflix's Hastings to get pay bump in 2013

SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

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Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, is a big fan of a presentation published by Netflix. She loves it so much, she said it "may well be the most important document ever to come out of the Valley." The presentation was created by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and it was first published...
SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

Netflix: “Internet caps should apply equally, or not at all”

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In a broadside aimed directly at Comcast, Netflix devoted a section of its quarterly shareholder letter on financial performance to call the cable provider out for exempting the Xfinity On Demand Xbox video streaming app from its own broadband usage caps. On page four of the letter under the bold...
Netflix: “Internet caps should apply equally, or not at all”

Netflix's Big, HBO-Inspired, 10-Year Bet On Original Content

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The pilot episode of a new television series can send it rocketing toward ratings success, renewal, and eventual syndication, or plummeting toward cancelation. But in the world of Internet TV, says Netflix, "don't expect overnight results." That's the message the company sent yesterday while announcing its quarterly financial results. On...
Netflix's Big, HBO-Inspired, 10-Year Bet On Original Content

As Netflix Pops Its Poison Pill, Wall Street Struggles to Find Icahn a Buyer

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Last week Carl Icahn took a big stake in Netflix, and announced that he wanted someone to buy the company. Here’s the next step: Netflix has adopted a “poison pill” provision, designed to keep Icahn from acquiring any more of the company. This is straight out of the Icahn v....
As Netflix Pops Its Poison Pill, Wall Street Struggles to Find Icahn a Buyer

Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?

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Netflix got into the HBO business with a bang in February when it launched “House of Cards”. The much-hyped miniseries had a big budget, big names in front of the camera and behind it, and a Big Idea — binge viewing! — that generated even more buzz for the launch....
Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?
Netflix streamed over one billion hours of video in June
Reed Hastings Is Just Like You – He Complains About the Cable Guys on Facebook

Netflix CEO Buys $1 Million of Facebook Stock

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Reed Hastings, chief executive of Netflix and a Facebook board member, disclosed Thursday a purchase of roughly $1 million in Facebook stock....
Netflix CEO Buys $1 Million of Facebook Stock

Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

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Recently, Netflix sent out a survey to select subscribers in order to determine interest in an iPhone application for streaming movies via mobile phones. According to the survey's wording, the proposed app would be Wi-Fi only and would offer the same content that the Netflix "Watch Instantly" service provides. Currently,...
Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

Reed Hastings's Expensive Year

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The good news for Reed Hastings: The Netflix CEO saw his total pay jump from $5.5 million to $9.3 million last year, the company revealed in a proxy filing today. The bad news: As everyone who pays any attention to the company knows, the company’s stock got hammered. So Hastings’s...
Reed Hastings's Expensive Year

How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

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TV networks may have plenty of flaws, but one thing they’re really good at is promoting other TV shows. But here comes Netflix, which is getting into the TV show business, but doesn’t have any experience promoting TV shows.  And it doesn’t have its own TV network to do the...
How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

Netflix Facebook Sharing Bill Clears Senate, Waiting For Obama's OK

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Want to tell your Facebook pals what you’re watching on Netflix? Netflix wants to help you do that. And it’s now very close to doing that for American users: The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that would give the video service the go-ahead to facilitate “frictionless sharing” of users’...
Netflix Facebook Sharing Bill Clears Senate, Waiting For Obama's OK

Netflix Said to Be Aiming for a Cable Partnership

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Netflix's chief executive, Reed Hastings, has often compared his company's Web streaming service to HBO. That comparison is inching closer to reality. Over the last several weeks, Mr. Hastings and his top lieutenants are said to have met with major cable operators to discuss a way for Netflix to appear...
Netflix Said to Be Aiming for a Cable Partnership
Ahead of House of Cards premiere, Netflix asks investors to fund new original content
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