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Netflix gets into the blockbuster babysitter business

Jun 18, 2013
Netflix is teaming up with DreamWorks Animation to create original content. But their partnership isn't for grown-ups, it's for kids.
Posted In: netflix, dreamworks, kids, television, movies

Cable companies lose TV subscribers, but rake in more cash

May 28, 2013
While cable companies seem to get more competition from the likes of Netflix all the time, they're still better than ever at bringing in cash -- and the most recent earnings from big cable providers prove it.
Posted In: cable TV, cable, television, netflix

How Netflix prepared for the release of 'Arrested Development'

May 24, 2013
Don't worry, engineers at Netflix made sure you got all the awkward jokes you wanted this weekend.
Posted In: netflix, Arrested Development, streaming

Is Amazon about to do to TVs what it did to bookstores?

Apr 25, 2013
Amazon is coming out with its own media box for TVs, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The device would compete with Apple TV, Roku, and possibly cable and satellite companies.
Posted In: Amazon, television, cable TV, netflix

Netflix adds two million U.S. subscribers

Apr 23, 2013
Netflix added two million U.S. subscribers to its streaming video service in the first quarter of this year. Analysts say that the company is making its mark with original programming.
Posted In: netflix, television

Bundling no more? Netflix, Hopper chip away at traditional TV

Apr 17, 2013
The TV industry is changing fast -- and one of its pillars, bundling, may be about to fall.
Posted In: tv, Tech, netflix

The SEC gives social media a thumbs up

Apr 3, 2013
In a move that could change the way companies communicate with their investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that company executives can use sites like Twitter and Facebook to release market moving news.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, social media, netflix

Netflix offers $100,000 prize in cloud competition

Mar 15, 2013
Netflix is waving around $100,000 dollars in prize money for people with the best ideas to tune up and improve Netflix's data cloud. Netflix cloud systems director of architecture Alex Cockcroft joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to talk through the challenges of managing the company's remote data.
Posted In: netflix, cloud, Tech, innovation, media

Netflix wades into kids' shows

Feb 12, 2013
Netflix hopes new animated series will tap into the lucrative market for children's shows...and merchandizing.
Posted In: netflix, kids, cartoon, tv

Netflix's 'House of Cards' seeks to redefine television

Feb 1, 2013
With its first original series starring Kevin Spacey, the online streaming service is trying to shake up the traditional television model.
Posted In: netflix, HBO, television, Entertainment

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