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  1. Skype Founders Working on Netflix Competitor (Report)

    6:18 am 10/18/2011

    Streaming video service Vdio is expected to launch in the U.K. first and focus on a subscription business. Read more

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  2. Winners and Losers of Netflix's Aborted Qwikster Plan

    2:50 pm 10/13/2011

    THR analyzes who came out ahead after the beleaguered company changed course on its proposed offshoot.Read more

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  3. 'Gossip Girl,' 'Vampire Diaries' Go to Netflix Under Four-Year Streaming Licensing Deal with CW

    8:08 am 10/13/2011

    UPDATED: The agreement also covers such shows as "Ringer," "90210" and "Nikita," with analysts estimating it is worth around $1 billion over time and saying it will cut the network's losses, while boosting CBS Corp.'s and Time Warner's bottom lines.Read more

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  4. Canadian Broadcasters: TV Is Still King In The Home

    9:28 am 10/12/2011

    Cord cutting? A Television Bureau of Canada report indicates the vast majority of Canadians prefer watching their favorite shows on a TV screen. Read more

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  5. Netflix's Decision to Cancel DVD-Streaming Split: What the Industry, Consumers Are Saying

    5:04 pm 10/10/2011

    "Lost" co-creator Damon Lindelof tweets: "Somewhere in the world, Qwikster is huddled in a dark, neglected corner crying into his New Coke.”Read more

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  6. Netflix Stock Hits 52-Week Low After It Cancels DVD-Streaming Split

    1:44 pm 10/10/2011

    Wall Street observers say investors originally seemed to cheer a strategy shift, but later focused on a recent price hike and the potential need for the company to repair customer trust over time.

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  7. Analyst on Netflix: 'The More Humbled Management Team Will Be More Thoughtful'

    7:50 am 10/10/2011

    Goldman Sachs' Ingrid Chung says about the company's decision to abandon a plan to separate its DVD-by-mail and streaming services: "Management is listening to its customers (finally) and working to fix its relationship with customers."Read more

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  8. Netflix Yanks Plan to Separate DVD-By-Mail From Streaming Service

    5:14 am 10/10/2011

    "There is a difference between moving quickly - which Netflix has done very well for years - and moving too fast, which is what we did in this case," says CEO Reed Hastings about the recent plan to create Qwikster.com.Read more

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  9. Can Netflix Sell U.S. Users on Foreign Shows?

    1:50 am 10/10/2011

    The online video giant returns from MIPCOM with a slate of foreign series, including Norwegian gangster drama 'Lilyhammer' starring Steve Van Zandt and 'Borgia' from Tom Fontana.Read more

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  10. 'The Walking Dead' Coming Exclusively to Netflix Under Multi-Year Streaming Deal

    6:34 am 10/7/2011

    Prior seasons of the AMC original series will be available exclusively to Netflix subscribers in the U.S. and Canada, while the streaming service also got non-exclusive rights to other shows from AMC Networks, such as IFC's "Portlandia" and WE tv's "Braxton Family Values." Read more

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