Netflix has rated the recently launched Google Fiber service in Kansas City, Kansas to be the fastest ISP in the US, according to data taken from the popular video streaming service.
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Microsoft needs to change its policy and let its tens of millions of Xbox 360 owners watch videos on Netflix without having to pay for Xbox Live Gold, like the PS3 and other devices currently allow.
Netflix has announced Sony's PS3 game console is now the company's "largest TV-connected platform in terms of Netflix viewing," despite Netflix's streaming service showing up first for Xbox 360.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who recently resigned from Microsoft's board of directors, gives his opinion on Windows 8 and the Surface tablet, saying that it matters more that Windows 8 is successful.
Amazon is testing a new $7.99 a month pricing plan for its Amazon Prime streaming video service, which will allow the company to better compete with Netflix and Hulu Plus.
Joris Evers of Netflix talks about the streaming video company's recently launched Windows 8 app, which was released just a few days before Microsoft launched its new OS.
Netflix' stock price went up over 13 percent in trading today, thanks largely to unconfirmed rumors that Microsoft might be preparing to acquire the streaming video service.
As promised, Netflix has now launched its official Windows 8 app in the Windows Store, two weeks before Microsoft is due to launch its next operating system on October 26th.
Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings announced yesterday he will not seek re-election to Microsoft's board of directors. The decision has met with speculation about a Microsoft-Netflix deal.
Netflix has launched a new update for its app made for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which revamps its user interface to look more like the tablet-based Netflix apps.
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Amazon has announced it has added a number of TV shows from NBCUniversal to its streaming Amazon Instant Video service, including Battlestar Galactica and more.
Netflix has finally put in a much requested "Post-Play" feature for its streaming video service that will let users watch multiple episodes of a TV series uninterrupted.
Netflix has announced that it will expand its streaming movie and TV show business to the countries of Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before the end of 2012.
Netflix has released a new update to its Xbox 360 streaming video app, adding a new "Just for Kids" feature that let children find appropriate video content from Netflix.
Netflix has opened a small experiment for crowd-sourcing subtitles, in order to assess the possibility of making this their new standard. The experiment will be focusing on a small number of users.
Netflix has announced that it has added a total of over 1 million new subscribers worldwide to its streaming video service in the second quarter of 2012, while also returning to profitability.
Verizon and Redbox have announced they have started internal alpha testing on their streaming video service, which will be called Redbox Instant by Verizon, for a launch later in 2012.
Netflix has updated its website to feature a new layout with a consistent header. Previously the video streaming website had separate layouts for browsing its Watch Instantly movies and DVD movies.
Netflix offered up some information on what happened with its streaming video hardware when a massive storm shut down Amazon's hardware last weekend, which included Netflix's servers.
In a post on his Facebook page this week, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed that the streaming movie and TV show service set a new record of over one billion hourin June.
Amazon has offered a detailed explanation on why its cloud servers went down for a number of hours this past weekend, which affected services such as Netflix and Instagram.
Heavy storms in north Virginia have knocked out power and disrupted access to Amazon's cloud. Is the cloud concept so unstable that a single storm can knock out access to Netflix, Instagram, and more?
During today's press event that first showed off the Surface tablet, Microsoft confirmed that Netflix will release a Windows 8 Metro client version of their video streaming service.
The US Justice Department is reportedly looking into cable companies with broadband Internet access in order to determine if they are using broadband caps to stop competition from other video sources.
Amazon has added to their supported devices, this time creating an app to allow Xbox 360 users to be able to watch Amazon Instant Video through their console.
The company once used to complement television by allowing individuals to watch previous television episodes is getting into original and content, as it will stream 10 shows this summer.
A new rumor claims that the streaming TV service Hulu could start asking its users to prove they subscribe to a cable or satellite TV subscription service to access their content.
Netflix posted a $5 million loss for Q1 2012, although it added three million new streaming subscribers. Shares in the company still dropped after the news, however.
Microsoft has announced that its various Xbox 360 media apps that work with the Xbox Live Gold service would be unlocked and available to free Xbox Live members for several days starting Thursday.
The Netflix app for Windows Phone has a new 2.0 update available to download, including new support for a number of additional countries, performance improvements and more.
A new report claims that Procter & Gamble has blocked access to Internet services Pandora and Netflix, saying that their overuse by workers in the office was hogging the company's bandwidth.
A new report claims that people will watch more movies via the Internet than they will on DVD and Blu-Ray disks for the first time in 2012, although revenues from Internet movies will still be lower.
A new rumor claims that Intel has been meeting with a number of media companies over the past several months to pitch them the idea for an online Internet-based television service.
The three companies have proposed a new HTML5 API for copy-protected delivery of multimedia digital contents. The proposal is up for discussion at the moment, but so far, things are not looking good for the backers.
Sony's next generation portable gaming console, the PS Vita, is now officially available in North America and Europe. PS Vita users can now also download free apps such as Netflix, Flickr and more.
Netflix announced late on Friday that it had settled a lawsuit against the streaming video company for $9 million and that charge will change its previously announced financial results for Q4 2012.
A Canadian man got a $10,000 roaming bill from his wireless provider after his son and grandkids watched a number of movies on Netflix via a laptop connect card while visiting the US on a vacation.
Verizon has announced a partnership with Redbox's parent company Coinstar to launch a new streaming video-physical movie rental service that is aimed squarely at Netflix's business.
A new company called eyeIO has announced that Netflix is using its video streaming technology to reduce the amount of bandwidth needed to stream large HD video files.
The popular movie rental and streaming service company has apparently backpedaled on its plans to offer video games for rent by mail alongside movies on DVD and Blu-ray.
Netflix announced that its fourth quarter 2011 financial numbers were better than expected and that it had seen subscriber growth for its streaming video business return here in the US.
Microsoft has revealed that the number of hours of video viewed by Xbox Live users increased 140 percent in 2011 compared to 2010 and that Xbox Live entertainment app use has also increased.
A new report claims via unnamed sources that Microsoft has put plans to launch a online movie and TV service similar to Netflix on hold due to the content licensing costs becoming higher than planned.
The streaming movie and TV show service Netflix, which has over 20 million subscribers in the US, is now finally available for UK and Ireland residents via the PC, game consoles, and other platforms.
Streaming video set top box maker Roku has announced a new product, the Roku Streaming Stick. It's a tiny device that connects to a TV or monitor's HDMI port but still offers the same video features.
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Netflix's stock price went up by as much as seven percent today after rumors that the streaming video service could be bought by Verizon hit the Internet today.
A new report claims that Verizon is making plans to launch a streaming movie service similar to Netflix but smaller in scope and available in areas of the US not serviced by Verizon FiOS.
A new report about the growth of cloud computing by IDC predicts that in 2012 Microsoft could buy a streaming content company, naming Netflx as a possible example.