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TORONTO, Sept 19- Online video streaming service Netflix Inc told Canada's broadcast regulator on Friday that it opposes paying to support "old media" and its own commercial interests and market dynamics were enough to ensure it distributed Canadian content.
Netflix is talking with telecoms group Belgacom and cable operators, it said, in an effort to mirror distribution deals with Deutsche Telekom in Germany and Bouygues in France.
BRUSSELS, Sept 19- U.S. video streaming service Netflix is in talks with cable and telecoms groups to distribute its content in Belgium, Belgian media reported on Friday, the day the company launched its on-demand service in the country.
*Need for skilled talent puts London at odds with national policy. LONDON, Sept 17- When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond.
2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc. 9. Buddyman: Kick 2, Crazylion Studios Limited.
Alibaba's could be the largest initial public offering in history and has seen "overwhelming" interest, meaning Yahoo's 23 percent stake could be worth more next week than it is now. Yahoo stock pulled back from a 14- year high and fell 0.8 percent to 42.55 with 71.7 million shares traded, more than double its 10- day average of 34.2 million.
U.S. stocks mostly held steady on Monday, but the Nasdaq Composite and technology shares fell.
*Yahoo loses early gains, volume high. Alibaba's could be the largest initial public offer in history and has seen "overwhelming" interest, meaning Yahoo's 23 percent stake could be worth more next week than it is now. Yahoo stock was falling 1.3 percent with 4.7 million shares already traded, after earlier hitting its highest in 14 years.
The comments, whose flow has tested and at times overwhelmed the FCC's systems, continued to be received as the deadline for submissions to the official record approached at the end of the day, said FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart.
Comment period on 'net neutrality' will end Monday even as FCC continues its outreach to inform citizens on the regulations.
Amazon wants to dominate a lot of different industries, from e-commerce to cloud services, and the company is now getting serious about video games.
PARIS— Video-streaming giant Netflix has launched in France as part of a push to tap six new European markets. He said he was proud that Netflix was in France because filmmaking was an "integral part of French culture."
*Yahoo gives up near 3 pct jump, volume high. Alibaba's could be the largest initial public offer in history and has seen "overwhelming" interest, meaning Yahoo's 23 percent stake could be worth more next week than it is now. Yahoo stock was falling 1.3 percent with 4.7 million shares already traded, after earlier hitting its highest in 14 years.
The FCC plans several workshops in coming weeks on technological, economic and legal aspects of the rules, which will be open to the public in Washington and will be streamed live online. People can submit comments to FCC staff by email and on Twitter.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
*Netflix moves fast in France on content, data centre. PARIS, Sept 15- Netflix will focus on ramping up in six new European markets in the next year, including France and Germany, before taking the video streaming service to additional countries, its chief executive said in an interview.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
PARIS, Sept 15- Netflix launched its video streaming service in France on Monday and teamed up with Bouygues to offer its content on France's third-largest telecom operator's set-top boxes.
WASHINGTON— Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. "Rising income inequality is not just a social issue," said Gabriel Petek, the S&P credit analyst who wrote the report. Stagnant pay for most people has compounded the pressure on states to preserve funding for education, highways and social programs such as Medicaid.
Well-established competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants it to invest heavily.