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Netflix's Hastings makes the case for Net neutrality

In his ongoing battle against big ISPs, like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, the video streaming service's CEO says, "Net neutrality must be defended and strengthened."

By March 20, 2014

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Netflix's Hastings cautiously celebrates spike in stock price

With a resounding third-quarter profit and record high share prices, the video streaming service's CEO says it's best to focus on increasing subscribers and "ignore the volatility in our stock."

By October 21, 2013

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Netflix doubles down on CEO Reed Hastings' pay package

Movie streaming company gives its chief a hefty raise for 2013, a year after reducing his compensation in the wake of a botched plan to split the company.

By December 28, 2012

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'Netflixed' author talks Hastings' glory, hubris, white lies (Q&A)

In her upcoming book, author Gina Keating uncovers Netflix's "secret" history and looks at what some have called CEO Reed Hastings' "social IQ of zero."

By October 3, 2012

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Reed Hastings says rise of rivals helps Netflix

The CEO of the video streaming service points to "healthier" relationships with studios as Amazon Prime and Hulu bid for content.

By February 25, 2013

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Netflix's latest weapon to take on HBO: Cosby

The online TV service adds four more stand-up comedy specials to its lineup as it aims to become the Internet's HBO.

By August 14, 2014

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Tech leaders get soaked in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Zuckerberg, Nadella, and others join the viral challenge, which was created by Massachusetts resident and ALS patient Pete Frates.

By August 14, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

In an effort to decrease buffering and increase streaming speeds, the video service signs a deal with the Internet service provider to get a direct connection to broadband customers.

By July 29, 2014