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In the midst of the financial crisis Netflix is busy transforming itself from a DVD-by-mail company to a true online content distribution service.
It's a big day for Netflix with the service going live on Microsoft's Xbox 360 platform. But there's one big thing lacking and you can thank the heated rivalry between Sony and Microsoft for it and I'm getting an earful from some of you.
Thursday TiVo and Netflix announced a partnership that will make it even easier to give consumers the entertainment they want, on demand, from the comfort of their living room couch.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and 3M popped while Western Union and Freeport McMoRan dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This internet company has embraced the jelly of the month mailing model, but instead of jam, it provides entertainment for over 8 million subscribers without late fees and due dates. Unfortunately the company’s stock had a sad ending today, as shares tumbled on falling consumer demand. Who is it?
Peter Eliades, analyst at Stockmarket Cycles, told CNBC that although we have not yet hit market bottom, there are still a few stocks that look "interesting."
With this $50 software (the introductory rate is cheaper) users can upload unlimited DVDs onto one hard drive. This allows someone who's constantly on the go to load up all their favorite DVDs onto their laptop for entertainment on those long flights.
It started this morning with an email apology from online movie rental powerhouse Netflix, confirming to its 8.4 million users that the company was suffering a shipping and distribution outage.
One way to pick stocks is to watch short interest for clues. Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, told CNBC the buys he's making based on his short-watching method.
Video rental company Blockbuster posted a second quarter loss of $44.7 million, or 23 cents per share, compared to an 18 cent-per-share loss in the year-ago quarter. But, thanks to improved sales the company raised its outlook, predicting a profit of between $21 million and $36 million for the whole year.
Stocks go into Friday facing important manufacturing and housing data and, of course, more turbulence.
Microsoft reported fourth-quarter earnings of 46 cents per share on revenue of $15.84 billion -- falling short of analyst estimates.
Move over guns and grenades. Make room for karaoke microphones and Frisbees. The gaming world is going soft. Having been the home of fairly violent games like the Xbox 360's "Halo 3" and PlayStation 3's "Resistance: Fall of Man," the video game industry is looking to to grab more of the mass market consumer.
How one bad move knocked this once-great CEO from his pedestal.
Three of the country’s largest Internet service providers are threatening to clamp down on their most active subscribers by placing monthly limits on their online activity.
From blockbusters to independent films our “Surprise Friday” guest runs a company that's a favorite of film lovers. He ships 1.9 million red envelopes to customers every day. Who is it?
CNBC Contributor David Pogue on Netflix's Roku, a product that enables near-instantaneous movie downloads.
Suddenly, investors are waking up to the reality that high-priced oil is here to stay.
Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.