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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 implements new streaming restrictions (updated)

09/07/2011, Bad news for Netflix customers on streaming-only plans. Following the footsteps of its price increase, the company has decided to add on a new restriction to its video on-demand service. It has been reported that as of last weekend, streaming customers...

Netflix “Just for Kids” officially launched

08/16/2011, Last week we reported about some Netflix users being able to access the “Just for Kids” tab while using the service and today, it looks the company is done with testing out the user interface. Netflix has officially announced the launch of its...

Netflix tests new web UI for kids

08/12/2011, While Netflix is a service that offers video content for people of all ages, it doesn’t exactly have the most user-friendly interface – for people who are young enough to be considered kids. However, it looks like Netflix is attempting to address...

Netflix and Facebook integration is a pipe dream

07/26/2011, Forget about Netflix and Facebook ever getting integrated – not in the US anyways, as the Video Privacy Protection Act that came to pass in 1988 prevents the disclosure of people’s video rental information, and companies who are daring and...

Netflix arriving on ASUS Eee Pad Transformer?

07/25/2011, Folks missing out on Netflix on their Android tablets (quite a handful) will be glad to know that for Android smartphones, Netflix is gradually increasing support for the larger display-toting devices. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is one of those devices...

Netflix now on the Nintendo 3DS

07/14/2011, After teasing the public with Netflix on the Nintendo 3DS last month at E3, it looks like the service is finally here for 3DS owners to get their hands on. While the Nintendo 3DS’ tiny screen isn’t exactly ideal for watching movies for long...

Netflix Price Rise Makes Thousands Angry

07/13/2011, If you haven’t heard yet, Netflix has lifted its prices by 60% or so. In a blog post, Netflix has announced new plans and price changes. From now on, users will have to pay $7.99 and $11.99 for 1 and 2 DVDs out at-a-time plan (complete list on the...

HTC EVO 4G update plays nice with Netflix

06/16/2011, If you happen to be in possession of the HTC EVO 4G, surely you were pleased as punch to obtain the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the device, but unfortunately for us, the update did not work as well as intended since it gimped the ability for the...

Netflix CEO: “We’re now finally beating BitTorrent”

06/01/2011, Great news if you’re a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the war on illegal downloading of movies is finally in your favor. At the recent D9 Conference this morning, Netflix is helping to beat piracy, according to its CEO,...

Panasonic Blu-ray players having issues with Netflix?

05/27/2011, The folks over at CNET recently posted up a new report concerning a certain Blu-ray player which they gave the Editor’s Choice Award: the Panasonic DMP-BDT210. As of recent, there have been a number of customers complaining about the player’s...

Netflix for Android updated to support more devices

05/26/2011, While Netflix for Android was launched with only five devices supported, it looks like the company is working hard to get it on as many Android phones as possible. A new update for the Android app was released today, bringing the total number of supported...

Netflix works on your HTC ThunderBolt running Gingerbread

05/23/2011, When Netflix for Android was first launched it was only supported on 5 phones – which meant a lot of Android users were left out of the picture. But the Android community made short work of the app’s protection and found a way to make it work on...

Netflix is doing its job to reduce piracy in North America

05/17/2011, We’ve previously covered about how bit-torrent downloading rates in the US have been going down, while the number of Netflix subscribers has been slowly rising. Well, it looks like we have more details to corroborate with the theory that Netflix is...

Modified Netflix APK works without rooting your phone

05/16/2011, Now we all know that Netflix for Android was launched only for a handful of devices and chances are, your phone isn’t one of the supported phones. Well, a workaround was discovered that enabled rooted devices to trick the app into thinking that it...