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Netflix to pay Comcast for better connection and speed [Update]

Pretty much every contemporary gaming machine - be it a tablet, smartphone, console, handheld or PC - has the ability to connect to the internet for streaming media content. If you're using such a device to watch Netflix on a Comcast network, your speed and stability should see a bump in the near...

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Netflix drops plan to offer video games like it was Qwikster

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who you may remember from his Match.com profile video explanation video of Netflix's aborted split into two companies, said Netflix has no plans to offer video games right now, speaking in a Q4 investor meeting today. Hastings didn't offer more details on far-future...

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PSA: Netflix live on PS3, Wii in the UK and Ireland; 360 app up later today

As of today, the lands of the UK and Ireland will use Netflix not only as a noun, but as a verb. Today they begin saying, "Wait, you haven't seen that? Netflix it!" The movie rental company's streaming service is available now on PC, certain televisions, PS3 and Wii. The Xbox 360 app will hit...

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Netflix streaming to UK, Ireland in 'early 2012'

Movie (and perhaps game) rental service Netflix will launch in the UK and Ireland in early 2012, the currently volatile company announced this morning. Similar to the service's expansion into Canada, the company will only offer its streaming service. Netflix also began streaming in 43 countries...

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Netflix cans Qwikster, service staying whole

Talk about your qwik turnaround. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced this morning that Netflix won't split into two separate services as planned. The news comes less than a month after the company's stock went into freefall following its announced split into disc-based and streaming entities...

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GameFly expresses confidence as Netflix muscles in

GameFly is putting on a strong face as it prepares for its greatest competitor to the game rental space to date: Netflix. Well, the behemoth's disc distribution division is called Qwikster now -- a change that's taking folks some time to wrap their brains around -- but the fact remains: Netflix's...

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'Half of all Netflix users connect via a game console,' Nintendo Wii used most

Sorry Jackie boy, but it seems that Sony's PlayStation 3 has been dethroned as king of streaming Netflix. That's according to a recent Nielsen survey that pegs the Nintendo Wii as the most used device in households to stream Netflix (outside of the computer, of course), and puts all three gaming...

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1.5 million daily Netflix users are on Wii

Today, Nintendo was quick to boast about its Wii numbers -- at least, the number of owners who spent some time not playing Wii games. The company claims that 1.5 million Netflix users are accessing streaming on the Wii daily. The service launched on Nintendo's home console back in April of 2010....

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NintendoWare Weekly: Netflix, Game & Watch Gallery, 3D Pixel Racing

The biggest release on 3DS this week isn't a game at all. It's the Netflix app! Should you decide to watch movies while you're near a Wi-Fi signal but not a TV and a streaming-capable device, now you're all set. The 3DS also sees a pair of Virtual Console releases, including one that is,...

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Nintendo 3DS gets free Netflix update in tomorrow's eShop update

Since Nintendo's 3DS launched back in March, we've been hanging on by a thread, counting the minutes until this week's eShop update. And no, it's not just because Extreme Hangman 2 is finally dropping on DSiWare: Netflix's streaming video application will be available on 3DS as well. Finally a...

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