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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.
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Shock news! People like to watch TV and films on their TVs…

It turns out people like to watch video, with Netflix and YouTube the two most popular apps for smart TVs. They're followed by Facebook, Amazon Instant Video and – interesting from Music Ally's perspective – Pandora.
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Netflix users watched 1bn hours of video in June

No music angle here, but we've been following the ups, downs and licensing hurdles of films/TV-on-demand service Netflix for some time.
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Netflix users watched 1bn hours of video in June

No music angle here, but we've been following the ups, downs and licensing hurdles of films/TV-on-demand service Netflix for some time...
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Netflix adds nearly 100 concert films and music documentaries

Online TV and movies service Netflix just got a bit more musical, adding nearly 100 concert films and music documentaries to its catalogue.
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Think Spotify has problems with missing titles? Check Netflix.

Out of the 100 top box-office movies in the US for 2011, only 5% are available to stream on Netflix. That compares to 45 available to rent (i.e. pay-per-view streaming) on Amazon, and 44 on iTunes.
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Netflix to lose key Starz content as rightsholders fret about cannibalisation

A popular streaming entertainment service having licensing issues with rightsholders? No, not Spotify: Netflix. The movies company has been growing fast in the last two years thanks to its digital offering, paying large sums...