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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.

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...

Miramax makes a 5-year deal with Netflix

05/16/2011, Movie buffs will be glad to know that their favorite movie distributor has just signed a deal with Netflix to provide hundreds of movie from their catalog. Get ready to enjoy movies like Clerks, The English Patient, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction as well...

Roku hits 15 million channel downloads

05/09/2011, If anybody’s wondering about the success of Roku’s internet TV platform, they can wonder no more. In a press release issued today, Roku announced that it has delivered 15 million channel downloads to its base of over 1 million Roku viewers....

DVD sales down by 20%, Netflix subscriptions up 33%

05/04/2011, Is the DVD format about to die out? According to a report by the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales in the US, Q1 2011 have dropped 20% when compared to Q1 2010. Studios blamed the fall in sales due to quirks in release cycles, but observers...

LG Revolution press shot leaked

05/01/2011, The pocketnow team really seems to be on a roll. They’ve gotten their hands on yet another leaked press shot, and this time it’s of the LG Revolution. LG’s upcoming Android phone for Verizon will join the ranks of the HTC ThunderBolt and...

Is Netflix killing BitTorrent?

04/28/2011, According to an interesting observation reported by TorrentFreak, Netflix might be doing more than just serving Americans their daily doses of videos and movies – Netflix might actually be killing off piracy. They’ve noticed that as the number...

Netflix apologizes for downtime

03/24/2011, A few days ago, Netflix’s video streaming went down for a few hours, and while it wasn’t explained what caused the problem (technical issues was the vague response), the service was up and running again at night. However it seems that Netflix...

Netflix is down

03/22/2011, Although we are not sure when exactly Netflix went down, we have noticed that the web video service has not been operating normally for at least the past 3 hours, and probably more (as seen from San Francisco). The DVD processing capabilities don’t...

Netflix for Android leaked online

03/16/2011, Folks who have been clamoring for Netflix to arrive on Android can somewhat rejoice. The Netflix app for the Android operating system has recently found its way online and is available for download. Netflix, the biggest video on demand service available...