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SV Staff Posted: May 12, 2010 0 comments
Netflix HD video streaming been a feature for game consoles, Blu-ray players, and set-top boxes for months, but until now it's eluded PC and Mac viewers. According to Engadget, approximately half of the 720p movies and television shows available...
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SV Staff Posted: May 20, 2008 0 comments
So, you've got a great home theater setup. The best display your money can buy. Speakers that sound so good they make you cry. Yet, you still watch your streaming Netflix movies on your crappy computer - with a coffee-splattered screen and speakers...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 22, 2008 0 comments
Blu-ray adopters had their reward: The smug satisfaction of winning the high definition format war over HD DVD. Now they'll receive a punishment, too. Blu-ray player-owning subscribers to Netflix will soon have to pay a premium to rent Blu-ray...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments
The Netflix queue system was a complete mystery in the past until Sound & Vision peaked behind the curtains to see how the system worked. Unfortunately, Netflix planned on nixing one of its best features - separate user profiles that let shared...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 20, 2010 0 comments
Netflix has released its Q3 2010 numbers, and they show that the rent-by-mail, video streaming service is growing fast. At the end of the quarter, Netflix has 16.9 million subscribers, up 52% over the 11.1 million subscribers it had at the end of...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 11, 2015 1 comments
Cox is the fastest ISP in the U.S, followed closely by Cablevision’s.Optimum platform and Verizon Fios, according to the latest research from Netflix, which routinely monitors how ISPs around the world perform during peak streaming periods.
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 01, 2008 0 comments
Movie provider Netflix has officially announced a partnership with Starz. Netflix will offer subscribers 2,500 additional movies from Starz Play, and it says that the first 1,000 Starz titles are already available. This is a boost to Netflix's...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2008 0 comments
Alas, poor HD DVD owners. The last major source for new-to-you HD DVD titles is soon to be no more. Netflix just announced that effective December 15, 2008, they will no longer carry HD DVDs. Rent now  or forever watch Blu-ray. HD DVD...
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Posted: Dec 17, 2000 0 comments

In a deal said to be the first of its kind, online DVD rental service <A HREF="http://www.netflix.com/">NetFlix</A> has entered revenue-sharing agreements with Columbia Tristar and Warner Home Video. The agreement, announced December 7, will allow NetFlix to buy movies in larger quantities and at deeper discounts than previously. NetFlix is the first DVD Internet dealer to have a revenue sharing agreement with major motion picture distributors.

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 18, 2008 0 comments
Last weekend might have seemed a bit long and boring for some Netflix subscribers. No movies in their mailboxes. How did they survive? Without explanation or warning, all of Netflix's 55 shipping centers across the country experienced a massive...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: May 17, 2011 0 comments
For the first time, Miramax movies will become available on a digital subscription service. And the name of that service? Netflix, of course.

Miramax and Netflix have signed a multi-year agreement to stream hundreds of movies including Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare in Love, The English Patient, Good Will Hunting, Bad Santa, Scream, Spy Kids, The Piano, and Kill Bill. Look for them starting in June 2011.

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 04, 2008 0 comments
It seems like an interesting game. All the major players in the home-video market are jockeying for position - trying to position themselves in the one location that will remain viable in the future. Netflix is sticking to what they know best....
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jan 25, 2011 0 comments
Attention Netflix streamers: The "Add to DVD Queue" option will be eliminated from streaming devices. The move effectively means that you can rent a disc only by going to your computer, even if you pay the monthly rate for a combined streaming and disc plan.

The announcement came in a company blog. Here is the blog post in its entirety:

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 15, 2010 0 comments
Netflix is on a mission to get their streaming service onto just about every device with a screen, but the cell phone market has been woefully neglected until now. Microsoft has been showing off how their new Windows Phone 7 platform plays nice...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 20, 2010 0 comments
Our neighbors to the north have been sadly lacking in streaming video content over Netflix. While we've been able to watch the service's thousands of movies and TV shows over our HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, and game consoles, Canada has gone...

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