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Netflix Inc is an Internet company that distributes video on-demand. As of 2012, the company operated in the USA, but also in South America, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Netflix was founded in 1997 in California and is still based in Los Gatos in the Silicon Valley. Of course, Netflix is also provides DVD rentals via regular mail, and that is actually how the company took off before becoming the entity that is said to account for 29% of USA download Internet traffic as of March 2011. Netflix is one of the largest customer of Amazon's AWS infrastructure business.

Netflix ‘Just for Kids’ on the Xbox 360 debuts

08/08/2012, I remember back in the day when I first laid my eyes on a color TV, boy was it quite a stark contrast compared to the communal black and white TV set! Even though there were just two channels to choose from, I never really complained that there was...

HBO says no to Netflix partnership

07/25/2012, If you’re waiting to watch TV series like True Blood, Entourage or Game of Thrones on Netflix, you’d better stop holding your breath. On Tuesday, Netflix raised the possibility of teaming up with HBO in a letter to its shareholders. However,...

China to launch Netflix-like video streaming service this year

06/28/2012, According to Reuters, the government-operated China Movie Channel will soon launch an online video service similar to Netflix in the mainland sometime this year. The move will reportedly bring huge streams of revenue to Hollywood since the yet-to-be-named...

Netflix announces Open Connect Network

06/05/2012, Netflix has just announced the availability of its own content delivery network (CDN) called Open Connect today. Open Connect, similar to commercial CDNs, promises to provide Netflix’s data for free to locations that a particular ISP is requesting....

Netflix for Xbox 360 gets updated

04/09/2012, Netflix users on Xbox 360 have gotten another update from the film and TV streaming company. The update will enable users to log-in through a single sign-on account as they put it. What this means is that your Netflix account will be accessible through...

Netflix app receives Retina graphics for new iPad

03/21/2012, The new iPad’s Retina Display is definitely something to shout about – where the resolution jump from the iPad 2 has been said to be nothing but phenomenal. It is now up to developers to offer a version of their apps that were specially...

Netflix “Just for Kids” now on the PlayStation 3

03/12/2012, Neflix “Just for Kids” was released on the Wii a few months ago, and for all you PlayStation 3 owners who felt left out – you’re in luck. Netflix announced today that its Just for Kids tab is now available on the Sony video game...

Netflix headed to cable?

03/07/2012, As if Netflix’ presence on set top boxes, tablets and smartphones everywhere wasn’t enough – it looks like the video streaming service might be headed to cable subscribers as well. According to reports online, Netflix’s Chief...

Netflix deal with Starz ends

03/01/2012, It was announced a few months ago that Netflix’s deal with Starz would be ending in February, and now that March has begun, it looks like it’s finally happened. Netflix users won’t have access to 17 Starz-run channels such as Encore as...