News tagged with streaming movies

Netflix strikes movie deal with Weinstein Co.

(AP) -- Netflix has locked up the right to show "The Artist" and other movies from The Weinstein Co. on its Internet video service before the films are released to the leading pay-TV channels.

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Business
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Home video spending in US falls 2 percent in 2011

(AP) -- Home video spending in the U.S. fell 2 percent to about $18 billion in 2011. A surge in the popularity of movie streaming services like Netflix Inc. and gains in Blu-ray disc sales helped offset some of the drop ...

dateJan 10, 2012 in Business
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Annoyed consumers have alternatives to Netflix

If you're ticked off at Netflix because of its recent price increases and service changes, the good news is you've got plenty of options for streaming video. The bad news is that none offers exactly what you get from Netflix.

dateSep 28, 2011 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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Wal-Mart offers video streaming on website

Now playing: Movies at Walmart.com. The world's largest retailer on Tuesday started streaming many movies the same day they come out on DVD, in a second bid for a share of popular movie rental and streaming website Netflix ...

dateJul 26, 2011 in Internet
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Amazon offers free online movies to Prime members

Online shoppers subscribing to Amazon.com's premium membership are getting a new entertainment feature that will allow them to watch movies over the Internet, just as they can through Netflix's rapidly growing ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Internet
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