News tagged with internet subscription service

Antigua gets OK to become copyright haven (Update)

Americans call it piracy. Antiguans call it justice. The islands of Antigua and Barbuda are threatening to strip intellectual property protections from American goods as part of a long-running trade dispute over the U.S. ...

dateJan 28, 2013 in Internet
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AOL rallies on results surprise

AOL said Tuesday it made a profit of $20.8 million in the third quarter as the struggling Internet firm stemmed a seven-year decline in revenues.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Business
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AOL unveils buyback, special dividend

AOL said Monday it was launching a share buyback worth some $600 million and paying a special dividend as part of its plan to distribute proceeds from a billion-dollar patent sale.

dateAug 27, 2012 in Business
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AOL posts profit in 'milestone' quarter

AOL on Wednesday posted a profit for the second quarter of $970.8 million, boosted by a big sale of patents, while citing signs of progress in turning around the struggling Internet firm.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Business
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Netflix unveils video service in UK, Ireland

(AP) -- Netflix's Internet video service made its debut in the United Kingdom and Ireland Monday as part of a previously announced expansion that is expected to saddle the company with its first annual loss in a decade.

dateJan 09, 2012 in Business
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Netflix and beyond: new ways to watch TV, movies

(AP) -- The DVD-by-mail service Netflix built its business on will soon be known as Qwickster. The rebranding follows Netflix's decision to split its DVD rental business from its online streaming service, a move that raised ...

dateSep 19, 2011 in Telecom
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Hulu mulls putting itself up for sale

(AP) -- Online video service Hulu is exploring putting itself up for sale after receiving an unsolicited takeover offer, people familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

dateJun 22, 2011 in Business
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Amazon trying to offer subscription TV, movies

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, as it struggles to stay relevant to consumers flocking to Apple Inc.'s iTunes a la carte store ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Business
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Netflix 2Q profit shines, stock still loses luster

(AP) -- Netflix Inc.'s second-quarter performance got panned by investors Wednesday for bringing in less revenue than expected, even though the movie subscription service added a million more customers to ...

dateJul 21, 2010 in Business
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