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Qwikster, RIP.

Troubled Netflix has killed its DVD-only service Qwikster before it’s even launched, The Huffington Post reports this morning. Guess that’s what merciless ribbing on Saturday Night Live — and tumbling stock prices and honked-off customers will do for you. The … Continue reading

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SNL: Netflix Apologizes … Again.

From Saturday Night Live Last Night: http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=1359563 It’s funny because it’s true.

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Netflix, Qwikster and Your wallet (via Rants & Rage)

The backlash against Netflix’s apparent corporate suicide continues. Talk about killing the goose that laid the golden egg. The video rental service’s stock is down 38 percent from Sept. 15 through Tuesday, Bloomberg News reports this morning. That’s devastating. Okay, … Continue reading

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Netflix To Split DVD Rental, Streaming Businesses.

With its membership still roiling and its business taking a beating, it looks like video-on-demand service Netflix is trying to staunch the bleed. Here’s the text of an e-mail that Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings sent to subscribers this … Continue reading

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