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.
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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

GE's CTO Mark Little on tech leaps in 2013, and 2012's Christmas Netflix outage

Dec 27, 2012
General Electric's chief technology officer Mark Little talks about leaps forward in energy efficiency in the new year, and we breathe a sigh of relief after a brief Netflix outage.
Posted In: netflix, General Electric, clean energy, natural gas

Netflix, Amazon typify corporate 'coopetition'

Dec 26, 2012
Whether it’s Netflix and Amazon, or Apple and Google, companies that start off cooperating can turn into fierce competitors.
Posted In: Amazon, netflix