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  • Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

    September 2, 2014 10:25 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences. Until now, Netflix subscribers linking the service to their Facebook accounts automatically... more »
  • Court says post office must do better by Gamefly

    January 11, 2013 12:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal court says the U.S. Postal Service must come up with a better solution to its questionable pricing structure affecting Gamefly's video game DVDs and Netflix's movie DVDs. Gamefly must pay extra to mail its rental DVDs because they can be damaged by automatic mail sorting systems... more »
  • Netflix outbids pay-TV for rights to Disney movies

    December 4, 2012 1:18 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix's video subscription service has trumped pay-TV channels and grabbed the rights to show Disney movies shortly after they finish their runs in theaters. The multiyear licensing agreement announced Tuesday represents a breakthrough for Netflix as it tries to add more recent movies to its popular service... more »
  • Netflix pledges to caption all content by 2014

    October 10, 2012 3:38 PM

    BOSTON - Netflix will offer closed captions on all TV and movie content by 2014 as part of a settlement with a deaf Massachusetts viewer who sued the company. The on-demand Internet streaming service agreed to a settlement in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass., on Tuesday. Closed captions are... more »
  • Netflix strikes movie deal

    February 21, 2012 10:55 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Netflix will stream certain movies from the Weinstein Company including "The Artist" under an exclusive licensing agreement. The agreement covers foreign-language movies, documentaries, and other films in the Weinstein vault which will become available for instant viewing on Netflix. Netflix said it would get some... more »
  • Netflix signs streaming deal with DreamWorks

    September 26, 2011 12:17 PM

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Netflix has signed a deal with DreamWorks to stream its movies and TV specials beginning in 2013. Netflix Inc. said Monday that the multi-year licensing deal will make it the exclusive subscription TV service for first-run films and select television specials from DreamWorks Animation SKG... more »
  • Netflix locks up rights to its first TV series

    March 18, 2011 12:31 PM

    LOS GATOS, Calif. - Netflix's Internet video streaming service will get first-run episodes of the upcoming TV series, "House of Cards," starring Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey. The deal announced Friday illustrates Netflix Inc.'s growing power in Hollywood as its mines the revenue from its 20 million subscribers... more »
  • Netflix vying for first rights to new TV series

    March 16, 2011 12:47 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is trying to buy Internet streaming rights to a 26-episode drama starring Kevin Spacy before the series is shown on a television network. If the deal is completed, it would mark a bold step in a new direction for Netflix's popular video subscription service. ... more »

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