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Netflix says it's sorry, then creates new uproar

(AP) -- The CEO of Netflix said he was sorry for mishandling a recent price increase that caused customers to cancel the service in droves. But the apology was drowned out by a decision that angered subscribers ...

dateSep 20, 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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Netflix apologizes for snafu, renames DVD unit

Netflix's top executive acknowledged that he "messed up" the video giant's new pricing scheme and announced a rebranding of the DVD rental service which has been split from its online streaming unit.

dateSep 19, 2011 in Business
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Netflix unveils Latin America service in Brazil

(AP) -- Netflix launched its movie and TV streaming service in Brazil on Monday, the beachhead for a push into Latin America that is seen as key to the company's continued growth after recent setbacks in ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Business
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Netflix stock falls as talks on Starz deal unravel

(AP) -- Netflix's negotiations to keep a key piece of its Internet video library have collapsed, dealing a major blow to the largest U.S. video subscription service as it raises the prices for most of its ...

dateSep 02, 2011 in Business
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Video rentals top sales for first time since 2000

(AP) -- Americans spent more money renting home movies than buying them in the second quarter, marking only the second time that's happened in the DVD era. The big switch in consumer behavior shows the rising popularity ...

dateAug 06, 2011 in Business
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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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Behind the increase: Why Netflix is raising prices

(AP) -- Why is Netflix raising its prices? In part, because the company miscalculated how many people still want to receive DVDs by mail each month, a more expensive service to provide compared to its streamed ...

dateJul 14, 2011 in Business
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