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Booyah for Ouya gaming consoleOuya stirs up the gaming world with $99 console, Viacom channels go dark on DirecTV, and what went wrong at Netflix amid its price-hike fiasco.
Everyone's always trying to raise their prices -- -- and T and TUI averaging -- and this is your CNET update. It has -- an eight year since Netflix got itself in a mess with a -- price hike announcement. And the problems continued that embarrassing Qwikster spin off. Followed by a huge lots of subscribers. So -- sat down my colleague -- cent of all who has interviewed Netflix employees. About behind the scenes drama he explains that things went wrong when CEO Reed Hastings just stopped listening to advice from everyone around him. There -- lots of people who try to talk about it. But he got an idea he's worried about the future right we're going to streaming and -- -- to be rated dvds he wanted to do it quickly. And that was it the push this thing -- is nothing to indicate that it was. Well thought out. You can watch -- interview and -- his exclusive report at cnet.com. Games on Amazon's Kindle fire -- -- a little zest with achievements leader boards and seeking game progress to the cloud. Amazon has hoping these new features can entice more game developers to build. For the Kindle fire tablets. And there's another challenge of -- in the gaming industry. It's hard for and depending game designers to get their games on a television console like Xbox or PlayStation. So here comes a start up called holy -- weird name I now. But it's designed to -- and 99 got a game console for the television that anyone can -- import because it's built. On Android open source technology that idea has been a wild success on the micro -- -- kick start -- In one day it pulled in more than three million dollars -- -- record. If you're -- DirecTV subscriber and happily without sponge Bob Smith -- -- go there. That's because DirecTV dropped by -- networks when it couldn't reach terms on distribution fees. Viacom says it was only asking for a few pennies more day per subscriber tech TV -- those extra pennies add up to a million dollars. And subscribers to say. Nine men -- and I don't know why -- -- on -- increasing problems. And today we're keeping our -- on -- there is that'll be sweet for those that download on Amazon. Fat wallet is gaining 3% cash back rebates on any MP3 or video download through Amazon app since when have you heard of getting rebates for digital downloads. Now of course that comes out to a few pennies here and there even save a bit why not. -- your tech news update for today for more of the stories in today's show visit cnet.com slash update from march to his New York -- here is.
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