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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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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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Netflix confirms Australian launch for March 2015

After months of speculation and rumours, Netflix finally announces it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

By November 18, 2014

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Netflix CEO: Next from HBO? 'Binge' show releases like us too

Reed Hastings tells CNET that HBO will inevitably start releasing all episodes of a series at once -- just like Netflix does -- as the two prepare to go head-to-head when a streaming-only HBO service arrives next year.

By October 15, 2014

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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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Netflix price hike boosts 3Q profit but earnings outlook dives

Remember that Netflix price increase? A lot of potential subscribers did, resulting in fewer-than-expected sign-ups. That, and an austere outlook for earnings, has investors spooked.

By October 15, 2014

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Netflix invades Europe: Why expansion beyond the US is so critical

Although its US business is humming along just fine, international expansion will provide the real growth for the video-streaming company.

By September 19, 2014