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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 05: Executives of Netflix speak to the international press during the launch in Brazil on September 05, 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Arthur Simoes/Getty Images for Netflix)

Netflix price hike in the queue after profit surges

Netflix reported first-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations. The online video service also said it may raise prices by as much as $2 a month for new subscribers.

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Sen. Franken urges Netflix to weigh in on Comcast-TWC deal

So far, no big companies have opined on what they think of the massive cable merger -- but Sen. Al Franken wants to change that.

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CEO: Roku's future is TV's future (Q&A)

As Amazon enters the streaming-video device market today, Anthony Wood -- inventor of the DVR and founder and CEO of Roku -- already sees boxes and dongles as stepping stones to TV’s ultimate future.

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Netflix lands exclusive rights to 3D-printing documentary

The streaming service will soon premiere the award-winning documentary “Print The Legend,” which is about the cutthroat world of 3D-printing startups.

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Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt

Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.

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LAS VEGAS -- LG held the first press conference of the day as <a href="http://ces.cnet.com/">CES 2014</a> began. William Cho, president of LG Electronics USA, kicked off the event.

LG talks TVs, appliances, wearables, and phones at CES (pictures)

At the first press conference on the CES press day, LG showed a gamut of new products for your kitchen, living room, and wrist. CNET takes you through the event.

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Netflix picks shows based on their popularity with pirates

Netflix has admitted to scouring torrent sites, and offering shows based on what's popular with pirates.

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The company's problems began a year ago, as it bungled price-hikes and aborted the Qwikster spin-off. Bridget Carey chats with CNET's Greg Sandoval about what went wrong at the once-beloved tech company.

The train wreck at Netflix

The company's problems began a year ago, as it bungled price-hikes and aborted the Qwikster spin-off. Bridget Carey chats with CNET's Greg Sandoval about what went wrong at the once-beloved tech company.

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Netflix aims to craft 'House of Cards' into 'Harry Potter' hit

The company is playing a long game for its original series, watching progress from season to season. That means sacrifices, and a long wait, before seeing if it can be the phenomona Netflix hopes.

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Netflix chief: Trust us, our originals are hits

Despite a slowdown in U.S. streaming subscriber growth from recent quarters, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says the company's original programs are doing well or else Netflix wouldn't be making more of them.

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Netflix profit rockets higher, but user gains take slower ride

The biggest streaming service on the Internet reports a nearly five-fold surge in profit, but the pace that it added U.S. streaming subscribers slowed.

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Netflix in talks for new season of 'Arrested Development'

After a tepid response to its initial effort to resurrect the TV series on the Web, the video-streaming service is negotiating for a fifth season.

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