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Netflix uses Emmys to say: We're now, TV is then

During the Emmys broadcast, Netflix runs ad featuring Ricky Gervais and says that it's "The Entertainment Of Today."

By August 25, 2014

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Qwikster no more

iPhone 4S pre-orders top 1 million units, Yahoo pulls out of its bid for Hulu, and Netflix announces the cancellation of Qwikster in a brief blog post.

By October 10, 2011

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Qwikster no more

iPhone 4S pre-orders top one million units, Yahoo pulls out of its bid for Hulu, and Netflix cancels Qwikster in a brief blog post.

By October 10, 2011

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Netflix cancels Qwikster spinoff

Qwikster, we hardly knew you. Netflix reverses decision to split into two separate services. Subscribers will continue to access streaming and DVDs from the Netflix site.

By October 10, 2011

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Netflix kills Qwikster but still considering games

Netflix exec Steve Swasey says that while the company has dropped plans to spin off its DVD-by-mail service, the company is still mulling a plan to offer video game rentals

By October 10, 2011

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Qwikster nixed, Netflix catches some flak

Wall Street embraces Netflix's decision to cancel the spinoff of its DVD-by-mail service, but some subscribers find the company's moves just too erratic. Netflix's history shows company is unafraid to change its mind.

By October 10, 2011

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The mystery of Netflix's new logo

It's out there. But Netflix doesn't want to talk about it. Might this be a test? Or might this be a very fine strategy?

By May 7, 2014

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Netflix co-founder: Qwikster is a smart, brave move

The company has received a lot of flack over its move to split its DVD rental operations into a separate business called Qwikster. But Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph is backing the decision.

By September 28, 2011

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Twitter's Qwikster wants money from Netflix

Jason Castillo, who happens to own the Qwikster handle on Twitter, suddenly wakes up to the notion that he could make money out of Netflix. He hadn't tweeted for a month.

By September 19, 2011

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Ep. 1555: Netflix to Qwikster to Regretflix?

Netflix rocks our world with the news that they're splitting up into two separate companies: Netflix for streaming and embedded media delivery, and Qwikster (yeah, seriously) for DVD delivery. Best part? Two Websites, two accounts, two queues! What's not to love? Also, Google Wallet and AT&T LTE arrive, Molly tees off on the Droid X again, and be warned, mateys: we do talk like pirates.

By September 19, 2011