Qwikster, Netflix’s New DVD Service, Not Winning Any Name Awards

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

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…

Netflix Price Hike Might Cost Them 12% of Dual-Subscribers

Maybe there was something to Reed Hasting’s shock about the level of outrage from subscribers following the recently announced price changes. In this week’s earnings call, Hastings said that he was surprised that there wasn’t more of a backlash from…

Netflix: We Thought You Would Be More Upset About The Price Hike

The public reaction to the recent Netflix price change has calmed a bit, and although the interwebs are far from tranquil, we aren’t seeing the level of pure blinding rage directed at the company now that the announcement has had…

Good Week for Netflix Marred by Gaffes

You would think it would have been a good week for Netflix, given that the company began its first expansion into another country. Netflix launched its Canadian streaming-only service earlier this week.