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Netflix hangs up on earnings call in favor of video discussion

Instead of the traditional conference call with analysts, the video streaming company will broadcast a video discussion based on questions submitted via e-mail and Twitter.

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Netflix will air 14 new episodes of "Arrested Development" in May.

'Arrested Development' a bust? Netflix laughs off the critics

The mixed critical response to 'Arrested Development' trips up Netflix's ambitions for buzz-worthy original programming, but it certainly isn't slowing down the company.

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Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others.

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Netflix said to eliminate hundreds of classic titles

As of May 1, movies like the James Bond hit "Goldfinger" and Woody Allen's "Stardust Memories" will not be available for streaming. But, 500 new titles, like "Mission: Impossible II," will be added.

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Twitter's "fail whale" used to be a sign of trouble with its network.

Twitter needs to deal with the Twitter Accuracy Problem

Businesses, investors, and users look to Twitter for information in real time. It needs to step up and improve password security before it starts facing legal and regulatory scrutiny -- or worse, user defection.

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Netflix doubling down on exclusive content

CEO Reed Hastings: "If it's not exclusive and on cable and other services, it's pleasant to watch but it's not reinforcing why customers should stay with Netflix."

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Netflix streams 4 billion hours in last quarter

That's the word from company CEO Reed Hastings, who touted his company's success on his Facebook page.

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SEC OKs material disclosures on Facebook, Twitter

Following an inquiry, the regulatory commission clears Reed Hastings and Netflix of wrongdoing, and says companies can distribute news on investor-aware accounts.

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Facebook elects second woman to board

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joins Sheryl Sandberg in adding a womanly touch to the social network's once males-only club.

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Amazon Studios is developing original content for the company's site.

Amazon greenlights pilot for original children's series

The show, "Sara Solves It," will be co-developed by WGBH and Out of the Blue Enterprises and will stream free for Amazon Prime subscribers.

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Amazon tops Netflix in customer satisfaction survey

The American Customer Satisfaction Index says approval of e-commerce sites is up, with Amazon leading the pack and Netflix trailing behind.

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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.

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