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  • Cramer: How Netflix beat the Street Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explained how Netflix trounced Wall Street's expectations on Tuesday.

  • Other companies are jealous of Netflix: Analyst Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    Kevin Spacey in Netflix's "House of Cards"

    BTIG media and tech analyst Rich Greenfield told CNBC that Netflix has full control over its pricing power.

  • Amazon spikes on Icahn rumors  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Amazon shares are spiking on heavier than average volume. David Faber reports rumors activist investor Carl Icahn has a stake in Amazon are not true.

  • Amazon pulls its line of diapers from shelves Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    Amazon Elements diapers and baby wipes, part of a new line of premium everyday essentials with transparent origins, are shown in this image.

    Less than two months after its release, Amazon announced Wednesday it would pull its line of diapers, Re/code reports.

  • Netflix's accelerated rollout surprises Wall Street Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:07 AM ET

    Netflix's faster-than-expected rollout in overseas markets surprised many analysts, who scrambled to raise their price targets on the stock.

  • Jan 21- Netflix Inc's faster-than-expected rollout in overseas markets took most analysts by surprise, setting off a flurry of price target increases on the stock. The stock has been under pressure in recent months on fears of increased competition from Time Warner Inc's HBO, Amazon.com Inc and Hulu, as well as on-demand offerings from pay TV providers.

  • Jan 21- Netflix Inc's faster-than-expected rollout in overseas markets surprised many analysts, who scrambled to raise their price targets on the stock. The stock has been under pressure in recent months on fears of increased competition from Time Warner Inc's HBO, Amazon.com Inc and Hulu, as well as on-demand offerings from pay TV providers.

  • Investors should be preparing for Nasdaq 5000 Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:50 AM ET

    The Nasdaq is nearing the 5,000 mark, a level not seen since the dot-com bubble in March 2000. Should tech investors be worried or elated?

  • Review: Open e-book format comes with headaches Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 3:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK— In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon's Kindle and everyone else. Amazon.com Inc. distributes its e-books in a proprietary format that isn't compatible with other devices and systems. I should be able to read on Barnes& Noble's Nook devices the books I've legitimately bought for Kobo devices, for instance.

  • Jan 20- Netflix Inc added 4.3 million net subscribers to its TV and movie streaming service worldwide in the fourth quarter, helped by expansion into new markets, sending its shares soaring in after market trading. Netflix said it would offer the "controversial comedy" movie "The Interview" to U.S. and Canadian subscribers beginning Jan. 24. Netflix, which plans to...

  • Amazon buys into wind energy Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:58 PM ET

    Amazon announced a partnership with Pattern Energy to build a 150-megawatt wind farm in rural Indiana.

  • Amazon ready for its close up  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:04 AM ET

    Re/code's Edmund Lee, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America, discuss Amazon's plan to produce and acquire original movies for release in theaters and later on its "Prime" service.

  • Early movers: MS, DAL, FB, JCP, HAL, T & more Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc is making a high-stakes foray into the challenging realm of independent movies, the latest step in its attempt to move beyond simply distributing digital entertainment content to creating it. Amazon said on Monday it was aiming to produce close to 12 movies a year for theatrical release which would then be available on its Prime video...

  • Netflix earnings: What the Street is looking for Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    As Netflix prepares to release its Q4 results, analysts point to one particular albatross weighing on the streaming service's shares: user growth.

  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc is getting into the movie business, building on some early successes in TV productions, the latest sign of the Internet retailer's eagerness to build itself into a major Hollywood player. Amazon said on Monday it was aiming to produce close to 12 movies a year for theatrical release which would then be available on its Prime video service...

  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc said it would produce movies for the big screen and offer them on its Prime video service within two months of their theatrical release. Netflix Inc, with which Amazon's video service competes, said in September it would jointly produce a sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon". Movies made or bought by Amazon will premiere on Prime in...

  • Amazon branching out from TV to movie production Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 11:28 AM ET

    Amazon Studios announced plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.

  • Amazon to produce, acquire original movies Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon is getting into the movie business. Roy Price, vice president of Amazon Studios, said the company's goal is to produce 12 movies a year, with production beginning later this year. Amazon's entry into movies also comes on the heels of Sony Pictures' unprecedented digital distribution of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview," the first major studio...

  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc said Amazon Studios would produce and buy original movies to be released in theaters and for early-window distribution on Prime Instant Video. Amazon said on Monday its movies would premiere on Prime Instant Video in the United States in four-eight weeks after their theatrical debut. The video service serves up thousands of movies and...