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Netflix now has more than 40m subscribers

As Spotify and its streaming rivals plot their future growth, Netflix is one of the examples they look to.
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Should streaming music services ape Netflix by commissioning content?

We've written before about some of the parallels between streaming music and streaming video services, with licensing, discovery and distribution challenges facing Spotify and its rivals as much as Netflix and its competitors. But...
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Netflix on how recommendations fuel three quarters of its viewing

75% of the films and TV shows that people watch on Netflix come from the service's recommendations, rather than users' own searches.
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Netflix now has nearly 38m subscribers

Netflix now has 29.8m subscribers in the US and 8m overseas, having added 630k and 610k respectively to those totals in the second quarter of this year. The company posted revenues of $1.07bn for Q2 and a net profit of $29m.
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Netflix’s new Max feature is a ‘conversational’ content guide

Netflix launched a new feature called Max on Friday, initially within its PlayStation 3 application, with more platforms to follow.
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BitTorrent jabs back after Netflix’s piracy claims

BitTorrent isn't too impressed with Netflix, after the streaming TV/films service used falling BitTorrent traffic as evidence that it cannibalises piracy.
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What can digital music services learn from Netflix’s ‘Long Term View’?

Earlier this week we reported on Netflix's latest financials, but as a follow-up, the TV/film service has published a Long Term View document that makes fascinating reading. It outlines Netflix's vision for the future...
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Netflix financials reveal 33m streaming subscribers

Netflix's latest financial results
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Netflix financials reveal 33m streaming subscribers

Netflix's latest financial results report Q4 revenues of $945m and a net profit of $8m, based on 33m paying subscribers around the world.
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BitTorrent traffic on the rise in North America

Broadband firm Sandvine has published its latest web traffic report, claiming a 40% rise in BitTorrent traffic in North America over the last six months.
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Netflix signs up 1m UK and Irish members in seven months

Streaming films and TV service Netflix says it has signed up 1m members in the UK and Ireland in the seven months since launching there.
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How Netflix’s Chaos Monkey helps keep its network online

Chaos Monkey is a piece of software built by streaming video firm Netflix to constantly attack its own network, to keep its engineers on their toes.