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Analyst: Netflix subscriber loss likely overblown

While there's no doubt that Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) has ben shooting itself in the foot recently, analysts at Piper Jaffray said in a recent research note that the predictions that subscribers were

Miramax chief: Cross-platform growth is key to digital market

Miramax CEO Mike Lang said the studio is less worried about piracy of its content than about not exploiting it in the digital marketplace. Miramax CEO Mike Lang During a keynote address

Netflix says TV episodes make up more than half of its streams

Upwards of 50 percent, and "sometimes 60 percent" of Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) streaming is now TV episodes, the company's chief content officer said during a keynote address at MIPCOM conference in

With Fox deal, Amazon enters the deep end of streaming content pool

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), which has been sticking its toe into the streaming video pool since launching its Amazon Prime Instant Video offering in February, dove in head first this week. The e-tail

Netflix scores big content deal with Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA) has signed a new two-year deal with Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) that will bring some of the programmer's most popular content online. The deal includes shows like

Appetite for online content will drive up prices of Hollywood programming

Content remains king, and kings get paid pretty well. With increasing demand from Internet companies like Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), content companies

Facebook seeks exec to cut deals with Hollywood, Hulu and, maybe, Netflix

Facebook hasn't revealed its plans publicly, but it's a pretty safe bet that at tomorrow's f8 developers' conference in San Francisco the social networking giant will announce a platform that allows

Netflix gambles with two-tier strategy

In the media-and-entertainment space, who are the true disruptors? Who are the companies whose success defines the decade, and most threatens the incumbents?

Research contends 30% of Netflix subscribers could cancel

A whopping 30 percent of Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) subscribers are considering dropping the streaming video service, a cable industry research firm contends. Frank N. Magid Associates said 9 percent of

Scrambling Netflix CEO Hastings apologizes, renames DVD-by-mail biz 'Qwikster'

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX)is renaming its iconic DVD-by-mail operation "Qwikster," a move it hopes will help it recover from a PR gaffe that has resulted in lost subscribers and a stock price that has