Netflix Stock Gets a Boost from Microsoft Acquisition Rumors

Netflix Stock Gets a Boost from Microsoft Acquisition Rumors
Hot Hardware
Netflix investors are apparently keen on the idea of a Microsoft takeover. How so? Following online chatter that Microsoft may be making a move to acquire the video streaming and DVD-by-mail rental service, shares of Netflix jumped by more than 13 percent.

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Netflix refunds charges, but still loses a customer
Asbury Park Press
Consider Lacey resident Lance James' experience with Netflix. “Lost my mind,” James wrote in an email. Seeking an alternative to Comcast on Demand, James signed up for Netflix in March. The service, which streams movies and other programs to your ...

Netflix: 1 Number to Watch
In today's edition of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer and Tony Arsta look at the one number investors need to watch at Netflix today. Joe thinks that bulls and bears will read this quarter differently, with each group having a ...

Hulu Debuts U.K. Comedy Drama FRESH MEAT Today, 10/28
Broadway World
Hulu and Hulu Plus will debut the acclaimed U.K. coming-of-age comedy drama FRESH MEAT. The exclusive U.S. debut will air today, October 28, 2012. From the comedic minds of writers Jesse Armstrong ("Veep," "The Thick of It") and Sam Bain ("Peep ...

What I Watched, What You Watched #165
A fun week of movie watching for me as I first watched John Cassavetes' The Killing of a Chinese Bookie on Hulu Plus, which I have twice added to the poll for the next Movie Club selection, but both times it came up short so I just decided to watch it ...

Boxee TV: "No Limits DVR"
Competitors, such as the Apple TV and Roku, have stole the show from the fledgling start up, though Boxee now hopes to change that. The Boxee TV ... Applications choices include Netflix, Pandora,Vudu, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Vimeo and others. Though ...

Samsung Smart TV apps now include Amazon Instant Video
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Growing list of video streaming apps on Samsung Smart TV – the Amazon Instant Video app wouldn't be the first option for users, and you might be using Netflix, HuluPlus, Vudu, or Blockbuster already. Samsung claims the difference with Amazon Instant ...

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Cybertainment: Clicker makes it easier to find online viewing
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Clicker makes it easy to find something to watch online, including TV episodes, Web-only series and movies. After locating the item to watch, it delivers a list of places either to stream it or buy it, including Xfinity, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Hulu Plus ...

Channel Store | Roku Streaming Player
Watch Hulu Plus on the biggest screen in the house. ... VUDU delivers a cinema- like experience at home with the hottest new releases and the largest HD library. ... The best Netflix instant streaming experience just got even better, with support ...!now-playing

Treat digital media on par with traditional media: India
Hindu Business Line
With the growing importance of new information technology and social media tools like Twitter and FaceBook, India has asked the United Nations to treat digital media at par with traditional media. “It is important not to treat the digital media, which ...

Library News and Notes: Debut of digital media lab
Nevada Appeal
Accessible to adults and teens 14 and older, the center contains 26 adult-use computers, six teen-use, touch-screen PCs and two Apples, six high-end computers loaded with Auto Desk/ AutoCad, and Adobe Master Collection, and a digital media “craft zone ...

Foxconn adds smart TV plant in Chongqing
Morning Whistle
The Chongqing municipal government and Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn (2038.HK; 2354.TW) have agreed on a Chongqing-based project coveringsmart TV module assembly and finished-goods R&D and manufacturing. Foxconn will invest ...

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Smart TV needs more brains - Business - The Boston Globe
For straight-up TV viewing, this big, brilliant set from LG is as good as it gets. It's supposed to be a “smart TV,” beefed up with a dual-core processor, a Wi-Fi ...

Advertising on Youtube | Networks
Google Adsense is tied to Youtube. When Youtube members have a certain large number of views across all their videos, Google will then allow the users to place ads into their videos through their Google Adsense account, and whenever ...

Google's grand vision encompasses local Boom
The Australian Financial Review
That's what YouTube wants from us.” Boom Video currently has 140 channels in its local network with combined Australian subscriber numbers upwards of 1 million. They include ChampChong, avideo gaming channel with 239,000 subscribers and 91 ...

MAPS: Track Hurricane Sandy's path; see YouTube videos on where Sandy has ...
New Haven Register
MAPS: Track Hurricane Sandy's path; see YouTube videos on where Sandy has been, is going. Published: Sunday, October 28, 2012. This tracking map shows Hurricane Sandy's path and updates when new data is available from the National Hurricane ...

Online Video Marketing: How Long Is Too Long? | Marketing Action ...
Over at the Online Video Marketing Deep Dive blog, direct marketing veteran Gary Hennerberg and video marketing strategist Perry Alexander hold forth on all ...

Why Apple Could Still Own the Living Room of the Future
Cult of Mac
Smart TV systems, which will incorporate movies-on-demand, gaming, web surfing, videoconferencing, home automation and more (even TV shows!) are likely to become the next big opportunity for content-driven platform companies. But is time running out ...

Digital Asia Festival announces shortlist
The Star Online
25 October 2012 – The 2012 Digital Asia Festival, incorporating the Digital Media Awards, has announced the shortlist ahead of this year's Festival, set to take place in Beijing in just under two weeks' time. Over 600 entries were received into the ...

58 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: While this week marked the beginning of baseball's World Series, there was another world series of sorts going on -- in the tech world.

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