Articles by Netflix

  • Dish to Shut more Blockbuster Stores than Planned

    January 13 2012 10:30 AM

    Dish Network Corp will be closing more U.S. Blockbuster stores across than it had originally planned, and will turn the remaining outlets partly into Dish customer-service points, Chief Executive Joe Clayton told Reuters.

  • Verizon FiOS: to Beat 'em, First Join 'em

    January 13 2012 10:24 AM

    Verizon Communications Inc is pushing hard to move its FiOS TV service beyond the set-top box and onto the latest gadgets - from TVs and tablets to gaming consoles - to fend off competition from online video services such as Netflix Inc, Amazon Inc and Apple's Inc iTunes.

  • Verizon FiOS: To Beat 'em, First Join 'em

    January 12 2012 8:00 PM

    Verizon Communications Inc is pushing hard to move its FiOS TV service beyond the set-top box and onto the latest gadgets - from TVs and tablets to gaming consoles - to fend off competition from online video services such as Netflix Inc, Amazon Inc and Apple's Inc iTunes.

  • CES 2012: YouTube VP Sees Huge Growth in Specialty Channels

    January 12 2012 2:57 PM

    YouTube , which transmitted 800 million videos last year, expects growth to skyrocket in coming years with more specialty channels backed by advertising, VP for global content Robert Kyncil said at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • Microsoft Web TV Subscription Plan on Hold

    January 12 2012 10:15 AM

    Microsoft Corp has put its talks with media companies about an online subscription service for TV shows and movies on hold, according to people familiar with the discussions.

  • Google vs Apple: Connected TV Battle Ahead

    January 12 2012 9:38 AM

    The combination of lightweight operating systems, low-power processors, and near-ubiquitous high speed broadband will empower the disruption of the living room paradigm in 2012, says an analyst.

  • Netflix caves on Warner Bros. 56-day rental delay

    January 11 2012 8:53 PM

    Crisis somewhat averted.

  • Microsoft Web TV Subscription Plan on Hold

    January 11 2012 8:33 PM

    Microsoft Corp has put its talks with media companies about an online subscription service for TV shows and movies on hold, according to people familiar with the discussions.

  • YouTube eyes gadgets, channels to boost viewership

    January 10 2012 3:55 PM

    YouTube is looking to increase viewership on its online video service by making the service available on an array of connected devices and by adding new content, according to a top executive for the Google Inc unit.

  • YouTube Eyes Gadgets, Channels to Boost Viewership

    January 10 2012 10:17 AM

    YouTube is looking to increase viewership on its online video service by making the service available on an array of connected devices and by adding new content, according to a top executive for the Google Inc unit.

  • Shares of Netflix Soar on Hedge Fund Manager Comments

    January 09 2012 2:46 PM

    Whitney Tilson told CNBC that he expected the stock of the Los Gatos, Calif.-based company to continue on its upward trajectory, and he also said Netflix is in prime position for a takeover.

  • Warner Bros. planning 56-day release window delays

    January 07 2012 6:00 PM

    For the past year, studios have been flirting with stretching out the delays on when Netflix, Redbox and Blockbuster can rent new releases, but it looks like Warner Bros. is going to be the first to take the plunge.

  • 2012: The year Microsoft finally battles back

    January 07 2012 5:41 PM

    In the constant game of thrones that is the Silicon Valley tech giants' battle for dominance, 2012 could be the year that Microsoft comes back from exile.

  • Downton Abbey: what the fuss is all about

    January 07 2012 5:36 PM

    When Downton Abbey was announced as the winner of all those awards -- six, out of 11 nominations -- at last year's Emmy ceremony, most viewers were probably wondering a) what Downton Abbey was and b) if someone had left an extra w out of the title.

  • Hulu Plus, Netflix or Amazon Prime: Which is Best for Streaming Content?

    January 06 2012 6:47 PM

    Hulu Plus, Netflix and Amazon Prime are great for streaming content, so here's how to choose which is best for you. As broadband gets cheaper and more plentiful, more and more people are cutting the cord and canceling their cable subscriptions. That's because all that broadband capability is allowing for a revolution in streaming content online, specifically, streaming videos

  • Warner Bros. to Implement 56-Day Delay on DVD Rentals

    January 06 2012 4:54 PM

    The move by Warner Bros., a subsidiary of Time Warner, doubles the current 28-day delay on DVD rentals.

  • U.S. Economy Boosts Wall Street in the First Week of the New Year

    January 06 2012 4:49 PM

    Stocks rose in the first week of this year, even though news that the U.S. jobless rate neared a three-year low did not whet interest in equities on Friday.

  • Wall Street Dips but Rises for Week on Economy

    January 06 2012 4:00 PM

    Stocks were on track to post gains for the first week of 2012 on Friday as signs of a sustainable economic recovery overshadowed lingering concerns about the euro zone's debt crisis.

  • As Consumer Power Goes Viral, Company Branding Quakes

    January 06 2012 9:56 AM

    Corporate America's worst nightmare lives in a tiny one-bedroom apartment, loves browsing in flea markets and has a lop-eared brown and white pet rabbit named Crackers.

  • Analysis: Molly, Crackers and Consumer Power Gone Viral

    January 05 2012 7:42 PM

    Corporate America's worst nightmare lives in a tiny one-bedroom apartment, loves browsing in flea markets and has a lop-eared brown and white pet rabbit named Crackers.