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If you were hoping that Netflix might introduce an 'offline mode', allowing you to download videos to watch later without streaming, your hopes have been crushed: "It's never going to happen."
Netflix has given its Windows Phone app a facelift, bringing a new design and several new features that put the app on par with its versions on other platforms.
As it prepares to enter Australia and New Zealand in March, Netflix has said it's ready for pushback from hostile incumbents. Netflix is also facing licensing issues even with its own shows.
Frank Underwood is back in the Netflix original series House of Cards, which has been confirmed for its third season and will be released in late February of 2015.
Netflix has announced three new originally produced shows, including a Bill Burr animated comedy and a sci-fi thriller starring Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy.
Netflix stock is down nearly 20 percent after hours, following lower-than-expected subscriber figures during Q3 2014 and rising threats from many of Netflix's competitors.
Owners of an ultra high definition 4K TV will soon have to pay nearly $3 extra a month to Netflix in exchange for 4K streaming content, in the service's most significant price hike since May.
Redbox Instant, a movie streaming service in direct competition with Netflix, has thrown in the towel and will be shutting down on October 7th with refunds to customers issued later in the week.
Netflix has a good grasp on original television programming and now seeks to offer quality movie content. The company's first project will be the sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
Several months ago, Amazon announced its contending streaming box, the Amazon Fire TV. The box is lightning quick and has a couple of nifty tricks, but is that enough to overtake Roku?
Netflix has changed its Facebook-based recommendation sharing feature and limited it to friends, in order to increase the usage of the feature by their users and reduce spam-like activity.
Netflix updated its Xbox One app, bringing a new interface users hate and cutting many features, such as voice navigation options, all gesture controls and the "continue watching" section.
Netflix is inviting people to apply for what some might consider the best job in the world: being paid to watch TV shows and movies, with flexible hours, in the comfort of your own home.
Netflix has recently updated their Android app with the Post-Play feature. Post-Play will allow users to seamlessly watch movies or TV shows without interruption. The Netflix update is available now.
Netflix has announced it's pursuing its European expansion and will be available in six additional countries. There's no launch date but the company says the expansion will be ready by the end of 2014
Microsoft will offer refunds for people who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold if they used its just to stream apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 console.
Confirming the rumors, Microsoft has announced many of its Xbox 360 and Xbox One media apps, including Netflix and HBO GO, will no longer require Xbox Live Gold membership to access starting in June.
As expected, Netflix has officially announced a price increase of $1/month for new customers. The company also kept their promise to keep the costs for existing customers down.
Netflix beware: Yahoo is making a foray into the television scene with two full-length original series slated to air in 2015, both produced by acclaimed comedic directors from The Office.
Netflix is moving into the Cable TV scene with the introduction of their partnership with RCN, Grande Communications, and Atlantic Broadband to create their own cable channel.
Netflix announced as part of its quarterly financial results that it plans to offer a "one or two dollar increase" in its monthly streaming video prices for new members later this quarter.
Amazon has gained the exclusive streaming rights to the acclaimed Fox series, 24. The deal will also include the new 24 series, 24: Live Another Day which will debut first on Fox on May 5th.
A new report claims Redbox will begin offering next generation console titles on its kiosk and online rental service starting March 25 for Wii U and April 1st for the PS4 and XBox One.
Addressing the Netflix CEO's blog post on net neutrality, an AT&T exec delivers a strong-worded response detailing AT&T's position and concerns with Netflix's position
Now that Net Neutrality is apparently dead, Netflix signed a deal with Comcast to ensure that customers will be able to stream content through the large Internet Service Provider. Is this bad news?
The White House gives a very encouraging response to a petition regarding Net Neutrality, emphasizing the importance of a free and neutral Internet.
Netflix has confirmed that it will offer an option to stream its original series "House of Cards" in a 4K resolution this year but that support will be for a few TVs and not for next-gen consoles.
With cable providers attempting to convince customers to stay, and networks making it more difficult to legally watch their content, are you "cutting the cord" or are you sticking with pay TV?
Netflix has begun offering new subscribers an option that allows them to pay just $6.99 a month, but only if they watch SD video streams on one device at a time.
Come January 1st, Netflix is planning on removing nearly 100 titles from its streaming options. While many are obscure titles, there are also some timeless classics that will be getting the axe.
The PlayStation 4 gets a full teardown in a new Wired article, while Sony reveals 11 media apps will be available for download for the PS4's launch on November 15th, including Netflix and Hulu Plus.
Netflix reported today that it now has just over 40 million subscribers worldwide, including 31 million in the U.S,, and that it generated over $1.1 billion in revenue in its last quarter.
One thing that Netflix has always lacked compared with watching DVDs is the range of bloopers, commentaries and other extras often included on the disc - but the company plans to introduce these soon.
Nokia is reportedly planning to tempt consumers to buy its Lumia Windows Phones by offering a free one-year Netflix subscription with their purchase - but only for buyers in the United Kingdom.
Netflix has announced its launch in The Netherlands, with the service going live today, bringing international and home-grown Dutch content to subscribers there for €7.99 a month.
Netflix updated its Xbox 360 app Friday, bringing the interface more in line with the service's app for Windows 8 and Windows RT as well as adding support for the service's new profiles feature.
Netflix's newly launched user profiles for one account has run into some issues with Windows Media Center, as the profiles are listed on screen but can't actually be used.
Do you want to watch any television show from any country at any time on any device? That's what YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley says is the future and the media providers need to wake up to that fact.
Netflix launched a new profiles feature Monday, allowing subscribers to separate an account into different users that will feature their own ratings and recommendations for content.
Well that was fast. Google's offer of three months of free Netflix with the purchase of the newly announced Chromecast TV dongle has quickly ended due to "overwhelming demand."
Netflix has released its quarterly report and it seems the video streaming company has had a great quarter with profits and revenue seeing a substantial increase. However, investors are still nervous.
One in five Netflix users are leading the charge by dumping their cable and sattelite providers and going exclusively with off the air and streaming solutions in the digital age.
Netflix is introducing a new feature for the PlayStation 3 app this week called Max, which turns the chore of selecting a movie or TV show into a game-like experience.
Netflix has announced that Internet Explorer 11, launched with the preview version of Microsoft's Windows 8.1, will stream movies and TV shows from its service using HTML5.
Many users are experiencing yet another Netflix outage. Is the core cause AWS or is it something else?
CNBC business anchor Jim Cramer said on the air today that Microsoft should buy Netflix, and combine it with its Xbox division to spin them off in a separate company.
Netflix stated that it added 2.03 million new U.S. subscribers for its streaming video-DVD service in the first quarter of 2013 and now has over 34 million paid members worldwide.
Microsoft is giving every Xbox Live member in the U.S., Canada, Japan and Latin America a chance to check out the features that are normally reserved for paid Xbox Live Gold members this weekend.
Netflix has officially announced its plans to transition from using Microsoft's Silverlight for streaming video in PC web browsers to a solution that uses an HTML5-based video player.