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If it Ain't Broke, Fix It (Also Tuesday TV Talk)

Remember Qwikster, and how great that turned out? Like, worse than New Coke?

Well, you know those star ratings on Netflix? I don’t know about anyone else, but when I’ve never seen or heard about a show, I kind of rely on those. 244 more words


Netflix $2 Rate Increase: The Right Price at the Right Time

Netflix can seemingly do no wrong. But it wasn’t long ago that CEO Reed Hastings made one of the biggest blunders in recent corporate history. Back in 2011, Hastings hiked the price for those who wanted both streaming and DVD rental from $10 to $16, and Netflix lost 200,000 subscribers in six months. 415 more words