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Does Redbox Rental Price Increase Help Netflix?

In early October the streaming video joint venture between Redbox video kiosk company Outerwall Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTR) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) was shut down because, according to the partners, “[I]t was not as successful as we hoped it would be.” Outerwall missed revenue estimates in the third quarter and the company’s fourth-quarter guidance of $575 to $605 million could have been better. 553 more words

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Will Starz Find a Buyer?

While Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and potential suitors have declined to comment, there are reports that the pay-TV channel is interested in either a sale or some other kind of strategic alliance. 461 more words

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NETFLIX -- NFLX PEAKED AT $373.25 BUT CLOSED @ $360.28 ON 11/21

OPEN TRADE:  Monday, 11/17/2014

  • BUY CALL:      $405.00…$1.05 suggested premium
  • SELL CALL:     $402.50…$1.31 suggested premium
  • BUY PUT:        $370.00…$1.44 suggested premium
  • SELL PUT:       $372.50…$1.70 suggested premium

CLOSE TRADE: Friday, 11/21/2014… 42 more words

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Is Netflix the Real Target of Amazon's Ad-Supported Video?

For those consumers who don’t want or need to pay $99 a year for Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime free two-day shipping, streaming video and whatever-else-the company-can-think-of service, the company is reported to be preparing to release an advertising-supported video streaming service early next year that will be separate from Prime and likely cost less than the current $7.99 monthly subscription to Netflix Inc. 265 more words

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Tim Cook Could Run Apple Another 10 Years

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), could run it for another decade, assuming the retirement age at the company is not 65. He is currently 54. 332 more words

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4K Ultra HD Streaming: Coming Soon to a TV Near You

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) on Friday became the first so-called multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) to deliver 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) video on-demand directly to its customers who own a Samsung UHD TV and DirecTV’s Genie HD digital video recorder (DVR). 397 more words

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Netflix Releases High-Definition Product for iPhone

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) fired another shot in the premium online video battles. It will take advantage of the tremendous adoption of the new Apple Inc. 325 more words

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