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Netflix series to star Kevin Spacey

Netflix, which has become a US video giant streaming movies and TV shows, is getting behind a series of its own starring Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey as an ambitious US politician.

dateMar 19, 2011 in Business
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Apple patent focuses on tools for commuters

Should you take the arthritic trolley today or the local bus with over a dozen stops? Where do you change? When does the bus stop running? Once on the N line, does it pass close enough to the shop? If you ...

dateDec 06, 2014 in Business weblog
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Netflix awards $1M prize to improve movie picks

(AP) -- Netflix Inc. declared a seven-member group of researchers, scientists and engineers from around the world as winners Monday of its three-year, $1 million contest to improve its movie recommendation system by at least ...

dateSep 21, 2009 in Business
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iPhone 4 sales in S.Korea start this week

South Korean telecom operator KT Corp said on Sunday it planned to begin selling Apple's iPhone 4 this week amid growing competition to expand in the potentially lucrative smartphone market.

dateSep 05, 2010 in Business
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Xbox workers threaten suicide in China labor tiff

(AP) -- Dozens of workers assembling Xbox video game consoles climbed to a factory dormitory roof, and some threatened to jump to their deaths, in a dispute over job transfers that was defused but highlights growing labor ...

dateJan 12, 2012 in Business
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Carlos Slim in $9.6BN bid for Dutch telecom KPN

America Movil SAB, owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, will launch a 7.2 billion euro ($9.6 billion) bid for the part of Dutch telecom company Royal KPN NV it doesn't already own, in a challenge to a rival offer for ...

dateAug 09, 2013 in Business
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