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  • Fast dot com from Netflix

    Netflix launches new internet speed testing tool for consumers

    Netflix has just announced the arrival of Fast.com. The internet tool shows you how fast your internet connection really is. The platform works with mobile and desktop users, simple go to the URL and test your speed. There are other platforms that already accomplish this task such as Speedtest.net. Netflix says its tool is “ad free with a […]

  • Sylvester Stallone and Netflix

    Netflix and Sylvester Stallone team up for international reality show

    Netflix and Sylvester Stallone have teamed up for “Ultimate Beastmaster,” an obstacle course competition that will include competitors from six countries. While it will be a single competition event there will be six versions of the show which feature local hosts and languages. The show will take place in the United States, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, […]

  • Netflix Canada customer complaint

    Netflix CEO says Canadians share this quirk with the service

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently shared a quirk that exists among many of his company’s Canadian customers. In a discuss with Wired, Hastings explained that users in just about every country have their own quirks about the company’s service. He says that in Canada, Netflix subscribers constantly believe the depth of their streaming catalog is inferior to other countries. […]

  • Netflix and Verizon and ATT throttled speeds and video quality

    Netflix lowers video quality on Verizon and AT&T

    Netflix is admitting that it has been downgrading video quality on wireless networks like AT&T and Verizon. The world’s largest streaming video service has been throttling video quality for over fire years, according to The Wall Street Journal. Netflix told The Journal that this practice, which lowers the quality of video streams to just 600 kilobits-per-second, is meant […]

  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and the first Global TV network

    Netflix is now available in every single country… Almost

    Netflix is now live in 130 more countries and has the potential to deliver its streaming services to billions of new customers. From Azerbaijan, India, Vietnam, and Nigeria, to Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Singapore, Turkey, and Indonesia, the service has become what CEO Reed Hastings now calls a “Global TV network.” “[We are […]

  • Spotify and Netflix battle over chip enabled cards

    Spotify Thinks Netflix Is Crazy For Blaming Chip-Embedded Cards For Slow Growth And Retention

    During Netflix’s quarterly earnings report last week the company blamed new chip-enabled credit cards for its slow growth and poor retention numbers. The company claims that customers didn’t update their card numbers, allowing their Netflix accounts to expire.   Music streaming service Spotify things Netflix has offered a very poor excuse for its growing pains […]

  • Netflix Earnings 2015 Q3

    Netflix Shares Tank As Subscriber Numbers Reach 69 Million

    Netflix on Wednesday announced that it added 880,000 subscribers in the U.S. for the quarter, far short of the anticipated 1.15 million increase. Netflix shares were down 6% in after-hours trading. Netflix surpassed 69 million subscribers and exceeded its expectations in overseas markets with 2.74 million internationally. Netflix said the sluggish U.S. growth “was driven […]

  • Netflix Epix Deal

    Netflix Ends Epix Deal, Says Goodbye To Hunger Games And Transformers

    Netflix will not be renewing its streaming deal with cable network Epix when it expires next month. So if you’ve been waiting to watch Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and World War Z, you’re on the clock. Epix, a premium channel and joint venture of studios MGM, Lionsgate, and Paramount Pictures, will be […]

  • Club de Cuervos on Netflix

    Netflix Debuts First Spanish Language Series, ‘Club de Cuervos’

    Netflix on Friday released its first Spanish-language series, “Club de Cuervos.” The 13-part dramedy is directed by Gaz Alazraki, the man behind “Nosotros Los Nobles,” the second-highest-grossing film in Mexican film history. “Club de Cuervos” is a high-energy, entertaining romp set around a fictional soccer club and the fighting between the brother and sister owners. Luis Gerardo […]

  • Netflix and Paternity Leave

    Netflix Just Did What Federal Lawmakers Have Failed To Do For Maternity And Paternity Leave

    Did you know the United States has one of the worst policies for paternity and maternity leave in the developed world? Netflix Inc. has decided to go against the grain and complete destroy the notion of paternal leave in our country. Netflix already provides workers with unlimited vacation time and now that policy is extending to parental […]