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Dear Netflix: please make your UI easier to use

Netflix is now available in 41 countries and its subscriber base grew by approximately one-third from third quarter 2012 to third quarter 2013. It has demonstrated creative chops with House of Cards (first Emmy for an online-only TV show) and Orange is the New Black (highly acclaimed). But to add new customers — and retain its […]

Sony Puts xBox Streaming Service on Pause

Just in time for the holiday season, Sony plays The Grinch.  (How’s that for mixed metaphors!) Netflix has teamed with LG, Microsoft, Roko, Samsung and TiVo to stream movies from its 100,000 title library. Today was supposed to be the launch of the Microsoft/xBox service … until Sony put that service on hold.  The Motley […]

Where Next For Microsoft?

Over at TechFlash this morning, Todd Bishop published a guest post by a disgruntled Microsoft stockholder about to attend his first stockholder meeting. The author, Michael McDonald, has reason to be disgruntled: November 2000, I purchased 100,000 shares of MSFT at a split-adjusted, average price of $36 per share for a total cost of $3.6 […]

Netflix Tests Streaming To Macs

ArsTechnica reports the streaming service for Macs requires FireFox and a Microsoft Silverlight plugin (for PlayReady DRM). Currently in testing, the service should be available to all Mac Netflix customers by the end of the year. Woot! Oh! And streaming to TiVo (Series3, HD and HD XL models) is slated to begin by December, Xbox […]