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The Netflix Effect

The Netflix Effect

So, here’s a question: how many of you out there are part of the twenty-nine million people who have Netflix? Hands up please. Huh. That’s quite a lot of you. Well done. I’ve heard...

Disney Makes Exclusive Deal With Disney

Disney Makes Exclusive Deal With Disney

Netflix shares where up by 14% this past Tuesday after the video on demand platform secured a deal that would give them exclusive rights to stream Disney’s motion picture property. While there is a...

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Sony Pulls Movies From Netflix

If you’re an avid user of Netflix instant stream, you may have noticed the sudden decrease in any movies from Sony. Never fear, this has nothing to do with Netflix itself, but with Sony...

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Netflix = Death Of BitTorrent?

According to Torrent Freak, there is a strong possibility that Netflix might be putting a dent into bitTorrent file-sharing* as it begins to offer a more convenient access to higher quality entertainment that torrent...

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Netflix Lowers Data Usage in Canadian Streaming

While most internet users in the United States have unlimited access, Canada’s internet usage is generally metered and consumers can be hit with overage charges should they go over their cap. To deal with...

Netflix Will Stream To New Nintendo 3DS

Netflix Will Stream To New Nintendo 3DS

Okay geeks – get ready for this: at the 2011 Game Developers Conference, Nintendo announced that their new handheld gaming console will be able to instantly stream Netflix. The Nintendo 3DS will have the...

Redbox Digital Service to Challenge Netflix

Redbox Digital Service to Challenge Netflix

Looks like Redbox is ready to play with the big boys. The LA Times reports that the kiosk DVD rental company is all set to challenge Netflix head-on. Redbox President Mitch Lowe has said...

Netflix Surpasses 20 Million Subscribers

Netflix Surpasses 20 Million Subscribers

When I heard this story, it made me wonder where the numbers would be if Netflix hadn’t added the option to watch movies and television shows online – because that, my friends, is where...

Are Rental Kiosks More Popular Than Retail Stores?

Are Rental Kiosks More Popular Than Retail Stores?

In a study from the NPD Group, kiosks surpassed in store DVD rentals by 4%. Kiosks like Redbox are growing rapidly in popularity, while physical stores like Blockbuster are dropping slowly. According to NPD,...