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Netflix Is Going To Start Selling Gift Cards

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.07.2014 | Technology

You may soon be able to get a Netflix subscription at your neighborhood grocery store. The streaming video service announced in a letter to investo...

CON GAMES: Peace Corps in Our Time

Michael Conniff | Posted 09.14.2014 | Impact
Michael Conniff

Perhaps the hidden story, is those people, forever changed, come back home with some kind of secret sauce than never quite runs dry.

Life without Cable TV: One Month Later

Phil Simon | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology
Phil Simon

About a month ago, I joined roughly five million Americans and cut the cord. Here are some thoughts on lessons learned so far: Cutting the cord is ...

Netflix Raises Price By $1 For New Customers

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

After ample warning that a price hike was coming, Netflix announced early Friday morning it was raising the cost of subscribing to its streaming video...

Comcast Just Accused Netflix Of Screwing Its Users To Make A Point

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

The war between Netflix and Comcast is entering surreal territory, with both companies accusing the other of conspiring against them. In a blog pos...

Netflix Throws Down The Gauntlet

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings gave Internet service providers a strongly worded piece of his mind over net neutrality in a blog post on the company's webs...

House of Cards Is a Republican Fantasy World

Randy Shaw | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Randy Shaw

It's as if Pete Peterson and his anti-entitlement crowd got control of Netflix and used its streaming power to create a fictional universe where elite interests not only win, but are widely popular.

Netflix, Abercrombie CEOS Want High-Speed Internet In America's Classrooms

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top officers at more than 40 companies are asking the Federal Communications Commission to act quickly to help get more high-s...

Netflix CEO Makes Shocking Comment

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Things between HBO and Netflix just got a little bit ... awkward. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took a shot at HBO CEO Richard Plepler in an earnings ...

Netflix CEO Is Getting A Huge Pay Hike

AP | Posted 03.02.2014 | Technology

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix Chairman and CEO Reed Hastings is getting a 50 percent pay bump in 2014 after a year in which shares of the online ...

Obama Wishes Politics Was As 'Ruthlessly Efficient' As On 'House Of Cards'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama wishes that life in Washington was just a little more like the cutthroat political world portrayed in Netflix's "House of Cards...

Netflix, the Sequel: From Customer Revolt to Emmy Breakthrough

Dov Seidman | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Dov Seidman

Netflix is the toast of the town, and they rightly deserve to be congratulated not only for bringing joy to their nearly 30 million subscribers, but for impressing stalwarts from both the Street and the Valley.

Timothy Stenovec

Netflix To Add Original Documentaries, Stand-Up Comedy Specials

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.22.2013 | Technology

Ted Sarandos, the Netflix chief content officer, is inching closer to his stated goal of becoming "HBO faster than HBO can become us." On Monday, t...

Breaking: Netflix to Release All of Television at Once

Oren Mendez | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Their next endeavor is to release all of television on January 1st, 2014. According to Netflix president Reed Hastings, at this date on exactly 11p.m., Netflix will make available on their website the full seasons of all the shows that will ever be created.

A Different Kind Of Netflix Stream

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Technology

LOS GATOS, California (AP) — Netflix already streams movies and TV shows. On July 22, it will also stream a live video discussing its earnings resul...

Don't Expect More 'Arrested Development' On Netflix

Posted 02.25.2013 | TV

"Arrested Development" fans shouldn't hold their breath for more seasons on Netflix. On a conference call with investors on Monday, Netflix CEO Re...

Best. Binge. Ever.

Catherine Clinch | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Catherine Clinch

Like most binges, mine began on Saturday night. I planned to have one... maybe two. Before long, I'd had four... then five. By Sunday night, I'd had 13 and was desperate for more. But it was all gone.

The Value of Service

James Goldgeier | Posted 04.13.2013 | College
James Goldgeier

In his 2011 School of International Service commencement address, then-Peace Corps director Aaron Williams noted that "service is not a moment, it's a mindset." For Peace Corps and other service volunteers, the years spent in formal service are just the beginning.

Netflix's Risky Strategy For 'House Of Cards'

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The thing about making television programs is, the folks who don't do it always think it's easy. After all, Seinfeld was nothing more than an NYC apa...

Netflix Began The Future Of TV Today

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

Friday was the beginning of the end of television as we know it -- or at least that's what Netflix would like you to believe. The popular video-st...

Netflix CEO Finally Gets The Payday He Was Denied In 2011

AP | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' pay will double to $4 million next year, after he took a pay cut due to management missteps this year....

What Constitutes Public Disclosure?

David Sable | Posted 12.10.2012 | Media
David Sable

If you post on Facebook -- does the post alone make it public? These are not trick or facetious questions; on the contrary, I think that they are important questions and touch on future privacy issues and force us to take stock of what's real and what's not.

Something Unusual About Today's Jobs Report

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing One: Jobs Day Way Less Exciting...

Netflix Just Got In Trouble With The Government Over A Facebook Post

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

* Netflix says gets Wells notice from SEC * CEO Hastings says information posted was not "material" * Ne...

Scary: CEO 'Seemed To Lack An Empathy Gene'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 12.10.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is probably hoping a new book about its early history never gets made into a movie. The book, "Netflixed...