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Netflix To Give DVD Service A Little Rebranding Netflix To Give DVD Service A Little Rebranding

Netflix just released its earnings report for Q4, and DVDs are still contributing what the company considers “roughly stable” profit at $110 million for the quarter. The company’s DVD business is the foundation on which the company is based, but …

Netflix CEO Gets Big Raise in 2011 Netflix CEO Gets Big Raise in 2011
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Netflix, who has seen some rocky patches in the last long while, just reported that CEO Reed Hastings got a 68% raise in stock options last year, regardless of the fact that the company lost 62.5% of its value last …

Netflix Now Offering DVD-Only Plan Netflix Now Offering DVD-Only Plan
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Netflix is now offering a DVD-only subscription plan, starting at $7.99 per month. Santosh Hegde, Director of DVD Engineering at Netflix, states that beginning today, subscribers can have access to roughly 100,000 DVD and Blu-Ray titles directly, separate from a …

Netflix Drops Qwikster: Here’s The Internet Reaction Netflix Drops Qwikster: Here’s The Internet Reaction
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Netflix might be waking up to the reality that no matter what they do nowadays, it’s going to piss off a large percentage of their customers. Remember that whole Qwikster idea? The DVD-only company that was announced last month as …

Netflix Dumps Qwikster Idea, Keeps DVDs Netflix Dumps Qwikster Idea, Keeps DVDs
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You may recall a couple weeks ago when Netflix announced it would be separating its DVD-by-mail service into a separate entity called Qwikster. Yeah, that’s not happening anymore. A post on the Netflix blog written by CEO Reed Hastings says: …

Has Netflix Addressed Its Qwikster Twitter Troubles? Has Netflix Addressed Its Qwikster Twitter Troubles?

UPDATE: It looks like the account @QwiksterTweet has been suspended by Twitter. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: I’m sure, by now, you’ve heard about Netflix’s little Twitter problem when it comes to their recently announced new sister company Qwikster. Netflix’s new service for …

Netflix, Qwikster Controversy As Explained By Sandwiches Netflix, Qwikster Controversy As Explained By Sandwiches
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Do you ever get so perplexed by something that you start to think of strange ways to apply the same logic? You know, real word examples of philosophical issues? I wouldn’t go so far as to call the current Netflix …

Qwikster to Netflix: Show Me The Money Qwikster to Netflix: Show Me The Money
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Before you pour your derision on me for the Jerry Maguire title reference, let me explain: I simply thought that a mid-90s mod-techie company name like Qwikster deserved a mid-90s cultural reference. And here’s another one: @Qwikster had me at …

Netflix, Qwikster, Xbox Live on Windows 8 and Hot Wheels Netflix, Qwikster, Xbox Live on Windows 8 and Hot Wheels

Today’s edition of the daily top videos article has mostly tech-related stuff, but it also has Netflix apologizing for the way it’s handled its recent pricing and plan restructuring. Of course the apology was accompanied by yet another controversial move. …

Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards
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UPDATE: @Qwikster responds to his new fame. Imagine a couple – a nice couple that truly loved each other and shared a virtually drama-free relationship. We will call them Bob and Jessica. Now imagine that one day, Bob dropped a …

Netflix DVD Service Becomes Qwikster Netflix DVD Service Becomes Qwikster
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As you may know, Netflix recently announced that its DVD-by-mail and streaming services, once available to customers together as one package, would become two separate services, and customers would have to pay more if they wanted to keep both. This …