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49 min ago | The Motley Fool

Will Amazon Fire TV Benefit From Soaring Interest in Prime Instant Video?

Parks Associates estimates the market for streaming media players will grow 23% annualized between 2013 and 2018 as more of us get used to tuning in on-demand. Amazon's streaming traffic volume, as measured by Qwilt last March, increased by 94% over the previous 12 months.


Related Topix: Amazon, Apple, hulu, Startups, Roku, Napster

4 hrs ago | USA Today

Netflix debuts in France amid national debate over its impact

Netflix made its debut on Monday in France amid a national debate about whether the U.S.-based video streaming service will wreak havoc on the country's film and TV industry. The launch in France is part of a Netflix debuts in France amid national debate over its impact Netflix made its debut on Monday in France amid a national debate about whether the U.S.-based video streaming service will wreak havoc on the country's film and TV industry.


Related Topix: Startups, France, World News, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | KAUZ

Video-streaming giant Netflix launches in France

A Manhattan judge must decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with murder in the death of a 1979 missing boy. After the videotape clicks on, the 53-year-old calmly tells investigators how he choked 6-year-old Etan Patz in the basement of a Manhattan convenience store on May 25, 1979.


Related Topix: Startups, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican

11 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Why Netflix Needs Europe

Netflix launched in France on Monday, with services rolling out in Germany and four other European countries in the coming days, bringing the streaming video service that has forever altered American viewing habits to potentially millions of new European consumers. "We are proud to bring the future of television to France," said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings in a statement released before sunrise Paris time.


Related Topix: Startups, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Deadline

Netflix Launches In France With A New Partner - And A New Rival

After much build-up, Netflix has finally launched in France - but so has a new competitor. In a statement posted to its local site this morning, Netflix promised to "revolutionize the entertainment universe by proposing a subscription offer adapted to the needs of all and exclusive access to original programs."


Related Topix: Startups

14 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Quickflix tells Netflix to block itself from Australia

AUSTRALIAN STREAMING movie firm Quickflix has sent an open letter to rival Netflix in which it accuses the competitor of not playing fair in the market and letting local users access US services. The open letter is signed by Quickflix CEO Stephen Langsford and addressed to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and the internet community.


Related Topix: Startups

14 hrs ago |

Why Netflix (NFLX) Stock Is Higher Today

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Related Topix: Startups, Mozilla, Financial Markets

18 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Netflix prepares for European expansion

Netflix is continuing its international expansion this week, launching service in in France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. "This is the biggest international launch we've ever done," says CEO Reed Hastings.


Related Topix: Startups

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

Netflix vs. Hulu Plus: Is the Battle Already Over?

Both offer over-the-top digital streaming of television shows and movies and both create original content, but what was once a battle of two equals has seen Netflix pull far ahead of its rival. The two companies do not do exactly the same thing but are clearly competing in the same space.


Related Topix: Startups

Martha Stewart disses Gwyneth Paltrow and others

If an actress is secure in her craft, she will not need to set up Martha Stewart -type websites. That's the wisdom Stewart, herself, has been dishing out in a recent interview, specifically on Net-a-Porter's Porter magazine, according to a report by Entertainment Weekly on Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: Startups, Federal Prisons, Prison, Danbury, CT


Smart oven streams movies, cooks without supervision

A new oven is heating up the competition when it comes to luxury appliances, and it's featured in a multi-million dollar home for sale. It not only provides recipes and recommended cooking times for different types of meals, it's capable of downloading games and streaming Netflix videos.


Related Topix: Recipes, Startups, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

These People Think the Way to Keep Things Fast is to Bring in the Government?

The Left's leadership knows their Huge Government ideas are absurd and don't work - but they'll be in charge after the collapse they induce so they're fine with it. Then there's the Tech World - by and large a subset of the Left.


Related Topix: Startups

Los Angeles Times

'Impulse Society' blames hyper-capitalism for America's social ills

The endless consumption of cheap consumer goods has become the method by which Americans define themselves, according to "The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification." Above, Madison Avenue in New York.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

Sat Sep 13, 2014

FOX Carolina

Larger version of new iPhones already sold out

Three days after it was announced to the world, pre-orders for the iPhone 6 Plus reached capacity. Yahoo has revealed that the US government threatened to fine the company a hefty $250,000 a day if it refused to supply the National Security Agency with user data for its top-secret PRISM surveillance program.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Product Recalls, Startups

Silicon Alley Insider

Netflix sets sights on European screens

US online streaming giant Netflix will launch the second phase of its European expansion plan on Monday as it sets about seducing French viewers with a "House of Cards"-style drama set in Marseille. Netflix's move into the French market will be quickly followed by launches in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland, in an offensive that has already put local operators under pressure.


Related Topix: Startups, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, France, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Post-Standard

'Frozen' ride; Hbo Go may cut cord; 'Ben-Hur' remake; Iggy Azalea sex tape: PM Buzz

This image released by Disney shows Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Idina Menzel, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." . This story will focuses more on Judah Ben-Hur's friendship with Messala and include a story line about Jesus Christ, who has yet to be cast.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Idina Menzel, Startups, Entertainment


EW Editor Matt Bean Previews the 'Fall TV Preview' Issue

Chelsea Handler has not done many print interviews since ending her E! show. But one of them can be found in the "Streaming" section of Entertainment Weekly 's 2014 "Fall TV Preview" double issue, on newsstands today.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Uganda Be Kidding Me, Books, Startups, Comedy

Seeking Alpha

Why The Netflix Loss Shouldn't Hurt Limelight Networks In The Long Run

Netflix is moving to its own content delivery network, but this shouldn't be an issue for Limelight Networks in the long run. The last three months have been tough for Limelight Networks .


Related Topix: Startups, Delve Networks, Limelight Networks

Analyst Upgrades: Dollar General Corp., Netflix, Inc., and Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.

Analysts are weighing in today on discount retailer Dollar General Corp. , streaming video titan Netflix, Inc. , and beauty retailer Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. .


Related Topix: Dollar General, Startups, Retail, Day Trading, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

BWW Reviews: EQUIVOCATION, It's all in the Details and Theatricum Gets Them All Right

Throughout two thirds of Bill Cain 's political thriller EQUIVOCATION, a confused Shagspeare keeps asking questions and getting answers that don't make sense. Finally a circumspect Father Garnet tells him to look for the question beneath the question and suddenly the pieces of the puzzle start to fall into place.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Wedding, Startups


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