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Warner Bros. inks exclusive TV content deal with Netflix

It's been a good news, bad news situation for Netflix of late. On the good news front, the online streaming media player signed a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Television Group for complete previous seasons of serialized dramas. This was tempered by the bad news that HBO, in extending its deal with Universal Pictures for movie rights through 2022, effectively shut Netflix out.

Netflix suffers another outage; this time it's the DVD website

Netflix had to be happy to ring out the old year and ring in the new--especially after the way the old year ended. First the streaming service suffered a major malfunction on Christmas Eve; then its DVD website started acting up on New Year's Eve.

Netflix plots Scandinavian invasion by year-end

Leaving itself open to claims that it's spreading itself too thin, Netflix has confirmed that it's launching its service in the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Netflix shares plunge on lower Q2 earnings, mixed subscriber results

Netflix announced second-quarter earnings that included a return to profitability that still included 91 percent drop in net income. On top of that, the service provider announced mediocre subscriber gains and cautioned that things could be muddled in the third quarter because viewers might drift away to watch the London Summer Olympics.

Amazon strikes video licensing deal with Warner Bros.

Fringe  and  The West Wing, are two television programs that share common thread of incredulity (Fringe is sci-fi, The West Wing is about collaborative politics). Now they have something else in common: they're both part of the Amazon Prime instant video catalog.

Report: Amazon, Microsoft, Nokia all considered potential RIM takeover bids

Amazon.com as well as a joint team of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Nokia (NYSE:NOK) have considered takeover bids for struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM), but no formal offers

Report: HP wants to sell webOS for 'hundreds of millions' of dollars

Hewlett-Packard hopes to sell Palm's webOS platform for "hundreds of millions of dollars," according to a Reuters report, a move that would allow HP to partly recoup the $1.2 billion investment it

Report: Amazon close to acquiring webOS assets from HP

Amazon.com is in advanced negotiations with Hewlett-Packard to acquire the webOS assets HP still holds from its $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm, according to a VentureBeat report. The report, citing

Amazon expected to unveil tablet to compete with iPad on Sept. 28

Amazon.com is expected to announce a long-rumored tablet at a media event in New York on Wednesday, setting up a showdown with Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) dominant iPad just ahead of the holiday shopping

Analyst: Amazon could sell 3-5M tablets in Q4

Amazon.com could sell between 3 million and 5 million units of its reportedly forthcoming tablet and could pose the most serious challenge to Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) dominant iPad, according to a new