Curses! Netflix gets the last laugh yet again!
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One of the most severe storms systems in the past few years swept through the mid-Atlantic states last night, disrupting power to millions and taking down some of the web’s biggest websites. Two people were killed by the storms, while five people were killed by the excessive heat that preceded it. An extremely violent thunderstorm […]
Don’t look now, but a new record has just been set. Activision Blizzard announced today that its Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has topped $1 billion in worldwide sales just 16 days after its November 8th release. That beats the record previously set by James Cameron‘s 2009 3D movie “Avatar“, which took 17 days to reach […]
After weeks of fierce criticism and public outcry, Bank of America has decided to back down on charging a $5 monthly fee to debit card users. More than 300,000 people signed an online petition to stop the new fee. More than 21,000 people pledged to close their Bank of America checking accounts. One cable TV […]
The third quarter brought mixed results for Netflix. The company’s earnings were up, but the service lost 800,000 customers due to its recent PR disaster, according to its Monday earnings letter. “The last few months…have been difficult for shareholders, employees, and most unfortunately, many members of Netflix,” Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wrote in a letter […]
The masses have spoken. While initially it didn’t seem like anyone was listening, Netflix on Monday announced that it would NOT implement its plan to split off its DVD business. Qwikster is dead and Netflix will continue to offer streaming and DVD services through its main website. In a new blog post, Netflix says that […]
It seems Netflix is feeling the heat from its angry customer base, many of whom are flocking from the service in droves now that they’ve separated their online streaming and DVD-by-mail service, essentially doubling their prices. In a post on the company blog last night, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings attempts to apologize for the way […]