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Topic: Netflix

Yahoo Selects Netflix Exec to Be CIO IT lead to bolster CEO Marissa Mayer's video and content delivery

Yahoo has hired Netflix's vp of information-technology (IT) operations, Mike Kail, as chief information officer and svp of infrastructure to lead Yahoo’s IT and data center operations. Kail will bring 23…

August 7, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

Seinfeld Says His Iconic Sitcom Might Be Coming to Netflix Tells Reddit 'conversations are presently taking place'

During a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld confirmed that he is currently in talks with Netflix to bring Seinfeld, the iconic sitcom of which he was the…

July 25, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Do You Have to Go Overseas or Buy a Competitor to Get New Video Subscribers? Comcast consolidates, Netflix goes abroad

Netflix executives practically had party hats on during their earnings call on Monday. The reason? The company topped 50 million subscribers for the first time. Comcast, meanwhile, was similarly pleased…

July 23, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

Netflix Meets Expectations in Second Quarter CEO reiterates stance on net neutrality

Netflix reported that it met expectations for revenue and earnings per share at $1.34 billion and $1.15, respectively, Business Insider reported. According to TechCrunch, Netflix actually slightly exceeded analyst expectations for…

July 22, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

Amazon Has the Best Consumer Perception of Any Brand Mid-year rankings show Target hit hard by data breach, TV viewing habits changing

Target’s much-publicized data breach cost the company more than the $400-$450 million that’s been estimated—it also levied heavy damage on the retailer's perception among consumers, according to new rankings from…

July 16, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

Why Actually Talk to People When You Can Just Speak in Netflix References? Streaming service helps you break big news (and hearts) in new ads

To help expand its reach in Canada, Netflix has released a series of new ads that play off the streaming video service's role as a sort of cultural watering hole…

July 14, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

You Could Get Paid to Watch Netflix Service seeks candidate to help recommend shows

If you live in the U.K. or Ireland, you could get paid to watch Netflix for a living. The streaming service put up a job listing seeking a qualified candidate to…

July 7, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT

Programmers Are Frustrated by a Lack of Netflix Metrics Dearth of viewership data ‘runs counter’ to industry standards

When Breaking Bad scored three Emmy wins last fall, its showrunner, Vince Gilligan, credited Netflix for his show’s longevity and for heightening its popularity. Similarly, program execs in general have…

June 29, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT

The Best-Loved Brands in the LGBT Community Is supporting gay rights good for business?

Many major brands have been vocal on both sides of the gay rights issue. It’s not advertising—and for that reason, it may be the best kind of marketing. YouGov BrandIndex found…

June 24, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

Chelsea Handler Has Found That New Gig—at Netflix Unhappy at E!, she's on streaming starting in October

Chelsea Handler trashed her bosses at E! pretty hard on The Howard Stern Show earlier this year but that hasn't affected her hiring prospects. The comedian's hour-long special Uganda Be…

June 19, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT

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